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7739065 Inspection plan optimization based on layout attributes and process variance  
Methods for determining customized defect detection inspection plans are provided. One method includes fabricating a test chip and generating test chip data from the fabricated test chip. Then,...
7734440 On-chip over-temperature detection  
An improved method and apparatus for setting a trip-point temperature value for detection of an over-temperature condition in a chip when a reading from a main temperature sensor exceeds the...
7734441 Method and device for measuring and controlling the amount of flow/volume of liquid pumped/transferred by an electro-pump  
Disclosed is a method and system for measuring and controlling an amount of flow and volume of liquid fluid and/or electrical energy consumed by an electro-pump. The method and system obtains a...
7729692 Inspection apparatus, analysis display apparatus, inspection system and inspection method  
There is provided an inspection system capable of easily performing inspection of a radio section under an actual environment and enabling a user to easily identify a trouble. In this system, an...
7719992 System for proactive time domain reflectometry  
A method for cable diagnostics in a network includes performing a test to determine initial state information for each of a plurality of lines coupled to a switch and storing the initial state...
7720637 Systems and methods for efficient utilization of power sources in a redundant configuration  
A method may include generating an efficiency curve for each of a plurality of power sources and operating the plurality of power sources based at least on the generated efficiency curve....
7711538 Method and apparatus for soft-sensor characterization of batteries  
A method and apparatus for simulating the operation of a rechargeable battery. A value is obtained for at least one parameter that describes an internal state of the battery. The obtained value is...
7706911 Yield estimation method for LSI  
Using data obtained by varying intra-chip variance, a frequency distribution of a yield corresponding to each intra-chip variance is obtained by a statistical timing analysis. The frequency of a...
7707014 Implementing a data flow block diagram having a control flow node on a programmable hardware element  
A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method comprises first creating a graphical program. A first portion of the graphical...
7702488 Measuring device for capacitive pressure measure  
A measuring device is disclosed for capacitive pressure and/or temperature measurement, particularly for tire pressure control systems, having at least one sensor, which has a capacitive measuring...
7697572 Survey controller multiplexer  
A multiplexer includes a body having a mechanism, incorporated into the body, for receiving more than one incoming data stream and converting the more than one data stream into a single output...
7697650 Method and apparatus for high resolution measurement of signal timing  
A phase measurement system for measuring phase between an input signal having a frequency and a reference signal having a substantially different frequency includes: a phase comparator having an...
RE41228 System and method for configuring a programmable hardware instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing estimation of the hardware implementation and management of hardware resources  
A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method may operate to configure an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the...
7698077 System and method for signal level detection  
An electronic signal level detection system and method are provided. The method receives an analog input signal having a variable voltage and compares the input signal voltage to a threshold. A...
7684949 Apparatus and method for determining reliability of an integrated circuit  
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit or chip is supplied to its intended application and a measurement quantity representing the state of one or a plurality of electrical connections in the...
7680621 Test instrument network  
A test instrument network for testing a plurality of DUTs includes a plurality of communicating script processors, the script processors being adapted to execute computer code; and a plurality of...
7680612 Vehicle power supply device  
A vehicle power supply device performs highly accurate determination of degradation of the capacitor unit as follows. Internal resistance and capacitance are corrected according to the temperature...
7663624 Report generating method and apparatus  
A method, apparatus and computer program having instructions for storing information in an oscilloscope is provided. The method comprises the steps of storing a screen display in a predetermined...
7664612 Signal processing system and method  
First and second complementary voltage signals are operatively coupled across a series circuit comprising first and second sense resistors and a circuit element therebetween. An output signal...
7656149 Current transformer and electric energy meter  
A current transformer detects a sine-wave alternating current having a maximum effective current value Imax(Arms) and a frequency f(Hz) and a half-sine-wave rectified current having a maximum peak...
7650246 Process and apparatus for estimating circuit delay  
A method and device for determining a delay of a gate driven by a driving gate with different ground or supply voltages. The method includes determining from the supply and ground voltages for the...
7650264 Implementing a graphical program on a programmable hardware element to configure an instrument to perform a measurement function  
A computer-implemented system and method for generating a hardware implementation of graphical code. The method comprises first creating a graphical program. A first portion of the graphical...
7647208 Signal processing method and apparatus  
A method for generating a series of output signals represented by a series of measurement signals which is particularly useful in the compensation for jatter, missing spurious pulses or plates...
7640802 Method and system for analysing tachometer and vibration data from an apparatus having one or more rotary components  
A method of analysing tachometer and vibration response data from an apparatus having one or more rotary components is provided. The method comprises the steps of: providing vibration response...
7640118 Measuring method for deciding direction to a flickering source  
Method and arrangement for deciding the direction to a flickering source in relation to a measurement point in an electrical network with alternating current with a network frequency with...
7640120 Method and device for detecting arcs  
An arc detection means for detecting arcs in a plasma process includes at least one comparator to which an evaluation signal such as an output signal or an internal signal of an AC generator...
7640119 System for dynamically adjusting operation of a surgical handpiece  
In some embodiments, a method of adjusting the amount of energy delivered to a liquefaction handpiece of an ophthalmic surgical system may include monitoring a voltage source at an output of a...
7636903 Device and method for testing an electric circuit  
A method and device for testing an electric circuit, wherein exhaustive electric circuit modulation is not required yet circuit errors can be recognized in a reliable manner is provided. A marking...
7634368 Modular data logger  
A computer-based apparatus for the collection, processing and distribution of electrical data, having a substantially sealed shell capable of resisting environmental contamination. The shell...
7630840 Oxygen sensor readiness detection  
An oxygen sensor readiness module comprises a voltage source, a current detection module, and a control module. The voltage source selectively produces a bias signal, which is applied to a sensing...
7629981 System and method for using computer graphics techniques to gather histogram data  
A mechanism for gathering information from one or more detectors to aid in a determination of a current location of one or more entities is provided. Embodiments of the present invention perform...
7623995 Method of extracting a semiconductor device compact model  
This invention is a method of extracting a semiconductor device compact model by using knowledge of the equations used inside the compact model. Starting by fitting a small subset of the model...
7620507 Impedance-estimation methods, modeling methods, articles of manufacture, impedance-modeling devices, and estimated-impedance monitoring systems  
An impedance estimation method includes measuring three or more impedances of an object having a periphery using three or more probes coupled to the periphery. The three or more impedance...
7620506 Measurement electronic device system  
A plurality of measurement electronic device units (10, 20) each having a measurement detector connected thereto and thus having a measuring function are connected in series by connectors to be...
7616927 Method and apparatus to reduce multipath effects on radio link control measurements  
One or more median filter circuits are used to filter radio link control measurements corresponding to one or more radio link parameters of interest, such as received signal quality or round trip...
7617056 Parameter extraction method, method for inspecting circuit operation, and storage medium having program to perform the parameter extraction method  
A structure includes a step of inputting a numerical value of a parameter, which forms a model formula, by a computer; a step of inputting the numerical value of the parameter to the model formula...
7617064 Self-test circuit for high-definition multimedia interface integrated circuits  
A high-definition multimedia interface circuit uses a high-definition multimedia interface encoder to produce a plurality of channels of data. An output circuit, connected to the high-definition...
7613576 Using EMI signals to facilitate proactive fault monitoring in computer systems  
A system that monitors electromagnetic interference (EMI) signals to facilitate proactive fault monitoring in a computer system is presented. During operation, the system receives EMI signals from...
7610175 Timestamping signal monitor device  
A signal monitor device that detects a signal propagating on a signal line and that generates a timestamp when the signal is detected. The timestamp may be used in a variety of applications...
7603478 Displaying routing information for a measurement system  
Computer-implemented system and method for presenting routing information in a measurement system. A meta-routing tool receives user input specifying a device, then retrieves a topography...
7600053 Emulation of extended input/output measurement block facilities  
An Extended Input/output (I/O) measurement block facility is emulated. The facility provides for the collection of relevant I/O measurement data, and the storing for later efficient retrieval of...
7596461 Measurement of air quality in wireless networks  
A system for measuring air quality in wireless networks. In particular implementations, a method includes computing an interference severity level for a plurality of interference sources detected...
7590499 Recording and conveying energy consumption and power information  
Aspects of the invention provide apparatuses, methods, and systems that support measuring and conveying energy consumption by an electrical device. An apparatus includes an energy sensor that...
7590152 Router-based monitoring of EF-on-EF jitter  
A system for monitoring EF-on-EF jitter in a network node having an EP output queue into which EF packets are entered comprises a first counter that counts the packets entering the queue and also...
7577859 System and method of controlling power consumption in an electronic system by applying a uniquely determined minimum operating voltage to an integrated circuit rather than a predetermined nominal voltage selected for a family of integrated circuits  
A method and apparatus for adaptively adjusting the operating voltage of an integrated circuit in response to tester-to-system variations, worst-case testing techniques, process variations,...
7577875 Statistical analysis of sampled profile data in the identification of significant software test performance regressions  
Sampled profile data provides information about processor activity during a test. Processor activity can be analyzed to determine an amount of processor resources used to execute the various...
7577534 Risk assessment of metal vapor arcing  
A method for assessing metal vapor arcing risk for a component is provided. The method comprises acquiring a current variable value associated with an operation of the component; comparing the...
7573937 Phase rotator control test scheme  
Techniques and apparatus for testing phase rotators for detecting defective tap weights are provided. Phase rotator test logic may include a master phase rotator to cycle the phase of a clock...
7571028 Method and system for AC power grid monitoring  
A method and system allows for substantially real-time monitoring of the operational dynamics of power plants and other components comprising an AC power grid, by using information collected from...
7567872 Film forming condition determination method, film forming method, and film structure manufacturing method  
Among a plurality of parameters concerning a film forming condition, different parameter values are set for one parameter and the same predetermined values are set for other parameters to...