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 Phase-cut dimmer device and  phase-cut dimming for a lighting unit controlled by a rocker-type user interface patent thumbnailnew patent Phase-cut dimmer device and phase-cut dimming for a lighting unit controlled by a rocker-type user interface
A device (500) and method (600) control a dimming level of one or more lighting units (130) in response to a user interaction with a reference-free user interface (410), such as a rocker-type interface. A bidirectional triode thyristor (460) supplies an ac input voltage (110) to the lighting unit(s) when it is triggered.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Driver module for driving leds patent thumbnailnew patent Driver module for driving leds
The invention proposes a driver module for driving leds, wherein the driver module comprises:—a rectifier (d1) for generating a supply voltage by rectifying an input ac voltage (vin),—a load path with nodes (b, c) for connecting an led string (10) comprising one or a plurality of leds (d),—a current source (is1) coupled with the load path for generating a preferably constant current for the load path, and—a capacitive unit comprising at least two capacitors (c1, c2) for storing electrical energy from the rectifier (d1) during a charging phase and for providing electrical energy to the load path during a discharging phase, wherein the capacitive arrangement (11, 11′, 11″) is configured such that the two capacitors (c1, c2) are in a parallel arrangement (11) in the charging phase and in a serial arrangement (11″) in the discharging phase.. .
Tridonic Gmbh & Co Kg


 Acoustic device with one or more trim capacitors patent thumbnailnew patent Acoustic device with one or more trim capacitors
An acoustic device includes a substrate that has a port. The acoustic device further includes a microelectromechanical system (mems) that converts sound energy into electrical energy.
Knowles Electronics, Llc


 Lens moving apparatus, camera module and mobile device including the same patent thumbnailnew patent Lens moving apparatus, camera module and mobile device including the same
Embodiments provide a lens moving apparatus including a bobbin having a lens barrel, a housing configured to accommodate the bobbin, an upper elastic member coupled to the bobbin and the housing, a lower elastic member coupled to the bobbin and the housing, a first coil disposed on the bobbin, a first magnet disposed on the housing, a circuit board disposed below the housing, a second coil disposed on the circuit board, a first sensor to output a first output signal based on a sensed result of a magnetic field strength of the first magnet, a first capacitor connected in parallel to the first sensor.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


 Antenna driver circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Antenna driver circuit
The present disclosure relates to an antenna driver circuit for an antenna associated with a motor vehicle. The antenna driver circuit may include at least one pair of output paths to at least one antenna for forming at least one oscillatory circuit composed of in each case an antenna and at least one capacitor, and a plurality of switches in the form of mosfets controlled by control signals in one respective oscillatory circuit with an antenna.
Continental Automotive Gmbh


 Power generating circuit, frequency generating circuit and frequency control system patent thumbnailnew patent Power generating circuit, frequency generating circuit and frequency control system
A frequency control system includes a power generating circuit and a frequency generating circuit. The power generating circuit includes an up transistor circuit, a down transistor circuit and a capacitor for generating a stable voltage.
Egalax_empia Technology Inc.


 Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object patent thumbnailnew patent Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object
An oscillator includes a resonator; an oscillation circuit which oscillates the resonator; a d/a conversion circuit which receives digital data for controlling a frequency of the oscillation circuit; a first temperature sensor; and a temperature compensation circuit which is connected to the first temperature sensor. The oscillation circuit includes a first variable capacitor element and a second variable capacitor element.
Seiko Epson Corporation


 Switch patent thumbnailnew patent Switch
A switch is envisaged in the present disclosure. The switch includes a plunger that has one of a push action and a slide action to actuate the switch.

 Snubber circuit patent thumbnailnew patent Snubber circuit
A snubber circuit is provided. The snubber circuit includes a transistor structure and a first capacitor.
Fsp Technology Inc.


 Half bridge for an active rectifier patent thumbnailnew patent Half bridge for an active rectifier
A half bridge for an active rectifier having an alternating-voltage connection, a positive direct-voltage connection, as well as a ground connection, a first switch element connecting the alternating-voltage connection to the ground connection; a second switch element connecting the alternating-voltage connection to the positive direct-voltage connection, a first control element being connected to the first switch element for switching the first switch element; a connection of a first capacitor being connected to a voltage supply connection of the first control element; the positive direct-voltage connection being connected via a first diode in the forward direction to the one connection of the first capacitor; the first capacitor being connected in parallel to a series connection of the first switch element and the second switch element.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh


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Power converter and controlling method thereof


The present application discloses a power converter and a controlling method thereof. The power converter at least comprises an inductor, a parasitic capacitor, an energy storage switch and a free-wheeling switch, and the controlling method is used for enabling the energy storage switch to maintain zero-voltage turn-on during the normal operation of the power converter.
Delta Electronics, Inc.


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Ultra high voltage regulator


An ultra high voltage regulator includes a rectifying circuit, a first transistor, a second transistor, an output capacitor, a bootstrap diode, a bootstrap capacitor, and a gate driver circuit. The ultra high voltage regulator converts a received alternative current into a direct voltage to an electrical component.
Diwin Technology Co. Ltd


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Method of feedback commanding a monophase resonant converter, a related monophase resonant converter and a polyphase resonant converter


A resonant converter includes a primary switching circuit having a primary winding and a primary switching stage configured to drive the primary winding; a secondary resonant circuit having a secondary winding magnetically coupled to the primary winding, a resonance capacitor connected in parallel to the secondary winding, and first and second secondary inductors respectively coupled between an output terminal of the converter and respective terminals of the resonance capacitor; a rectification stage connected in parallel with the resonance capacitor, and having first and second switches coupled to form a half-bridge; and a feedback command circuit. The command circuit is configured to receive feedback signals representing an output voltage and an output current at the output terminal of the resonant converter, receive voltages at the terminals of the resonance capacitor, and turn on/off, independently with respect to each other, the switches of the rectification stage and the primary switching stage..
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


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Power converter


A power converter that can be made compact and lightweight is provided. The power converter includes a control circuit power supply, a power semiconductor module that includes power conversion elements, a control circuit board that operates with power from the control circuit power supply and controls the power conversion elements, and a capacitor connected to the power conversion elements.
Hitachi, Ltd.


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Power apparatus


A power apparatus for an external load comprises a transformer, a power coordinating unit, a control unit and an internal load. The transformer is adapted for transforming an input voltage into an output voltage and an auxiliary voltage in response to an operating signal.
Pegatron Corporation


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Method and device for high-power-factor flyback converter


The present disclosure is directed to a switching power converter having a power transistor controlled by a controller. The controller includes a multiplier that produces a voltage reference signal.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.


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Power supply circuit


A power supply circuit, such as a dc-dc converter includes a first transistor connected to an input voltage node, a second transistor connected between the first transistor and a reference voltage node, a first gate control circuit to control a gate voltage of the first transistor, a capacitor connected between first and second power supplying nodes of the first gate control circuit, and a first control circuit configured to charge the capacitor at least while the second transistor is in a non-conducting state.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


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Voltage charge pump with segmented boost capacitors


A voltage charge pump circuit with boost capacitor segments and boost delay chain structures are provided. The voltage charge pump circuit comprising a plurality of boost capacitor segments each of which is individually controlled by a respective signal line of a boost delay chain structure..
International Business Machines Corporation


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Snubber circuit


An embodiment of a snubber circuit that absorbs a surge voltage generated in a transformer of a switching power supply, comprises a diode, a zener diode electrically connected to the diode, and a first capacitor electrically connected to the zener diode. The diode, the zener diode, and the first capacitor are serially connected such that, at occurrence of the surge voltage, the diode operates in a forward direction and the first capacitor is charged with the surge voltage via a breakdown voltage of the zener diode, and the diode has reverse recovery time that is longer than a half of a cycle of a ringing voltage generated in a winding of the transformer and is in a range of 125 ns to 7 μs..
Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.


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Protection circuit for semiconductor switching element, and power conversion device


Upon turn-off of igbt, by suppressing variations in collector-emitter voltage between igbts connected in series, risk of breaking igbt due to overvoltage breakdown can be reduced. In protection circuit provided for each of the plurality of igbts 50 connected in series, between collector and emitter of igbt 50, avalanche elements d1˜d5, resistance r4 and avalanche element d6 are sequentially connected in series.
Meidensha Corporation


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A device for providing protection against short circuits upstream from a power module


The protection device for providing protection against short-circuits upstream from an electrical power supply module having an inlet filter with at least one capacitor and an inductor and having a converter with components associated with a plurality of freewheel diodes includes at least one auxiliary winding and a dissipator element associated with the inlet filter, thereby making it possible to provide an inlet filter of small size without over dimensioning the freewheel diodes.. .
Labinal Power Systems


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Tunable resonant inductive coil systems for wireless power transfer and near field communications


A tunable resonant inductive coil system includes an electrical circuit having an alternating current (ac) voltage source, a barium strontium titanate (bst) variable capacitor coupled in series with a first terminal of the ac voltage source, a coil coupled in series with the bst variable capacitor, and a return line coupling the coil with a second terminal of the ac voltage source and/or a ground. The electrical circuit forms an lc circuit (resonant circuit).
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc


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Capacitive power system having a service life extending approach


A capacitive power system having a service life extending approach. The system may have an ultra or super capacitor with high capacitance.
Honeywell International Inc.


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Speedy discharging circuit and power supply apparatus with speedy discharging circuit


A speedy discharging circuit is applied to a power supply. The speedy discharging circuit is electrically connected to the power supply.
Chicony Power Technology Co., Ltd.


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Mim capacitor and ming the same


A package includes an inorganic dielectric layer, and a capacitor. The capacitor includes a bottom electrode having a top surface in contact with a top surface of the inorganic dielectric layer, an insulator over the bottom electrode, and a top electrode over the insulator.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


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Light-emitting device and electronic apparatus


A light-emitting device includes a drive transistor for controlling the quantity of current supplied to a light-emitting element, a capacitor element electrically connected to a gate electrode of the drive transistor, and an electrical continuity portion for electrically connecting the drive transistor and the light-emitting element, these elements being disposed on a substrate. The electrical continuity portion is disposed on the side opposite to the capacitor element with the drive transistor disposed therebetween..
Seiko Epson Corporation


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Photosensitive capacitor pixel for image sensor


An image sensor pixel, and image sensor, and a method of fabricating the same is disclosed. The image pixel includes a photosensitive capacitor and a transistor network.
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.


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Array substrate, fabricating the same, and display device


An array substrate, a method for fabricating the same, and a display device are provided. A metal shielding layer is electrically connected with a common electrode.
Ordos Yuansheng Optoelecronics Co., Ltd.


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Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device capable of achieving a reduction of noise is provided. For example, the semiconductor device includes a first region for forming a core circuit block crbk, a power-source voltage line lnvd1 disposed in the first region, a power-source voltage line lnvd2 disposed on the outside of the first region, and an on-chip capacitor cc.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


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Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device which can achieve a reduction of emi noises is provided. For example, a first region which is used for forming a core circuit block crbk, a first power-source voltage line (lnvd1) in the first region, a first power-source voltage generating circuit (vreg), a first power source pad (pdvcl) outside the first region, a second power-source voltage line lnvd2 which connects the lnvd1 and the pdvcl, and an on-chip capacitor cc are provided.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


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Power distribution improvement using pseudo-esr control of an embedded passive capacitor


A fan-out wafer level package structure may include a multilayer redistribution layer (rdl). The multilayer rdl may be configured to couple with terminals of an embedded capacitor.
Qualcomm Incorporated


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Alkali metal ion capacitor, producing the same and charging and discharging the same


An alkali metal ion capacitor includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolyte. The electrolyte contains an alkali metal salt and an ionic liquid.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


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Method of making graphene electrolytic capacitors


The disclosure describes an improved electrolytic capacitor, more specifically, a method of making an electrolytic capacitor with a graphene-based energy storage layer and dielectric. The electrode with layered graphene energy storage and dielectric layers may be used in a variety of electrolytic capacitor configurations..
Custom Electronics, Inc.


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Trimmer capacitor


A trimmer capacitor is provided which includes a conductive bushing having a first terminal of the capacitor formed integrally therewith, a rotor that is threadably engageable with the bushing, and a dielectric portion attached at one end to the bushing and having a stator surrounding the dielectric portion near the opposite end thereof. The stator forms the second terminal of the capacitor.
Johanson Manufacturing Corporation


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Multi-layered dielectric polymer material, capacitor, use of the material and formation method thereof


A multi-layered dielectric polymer material, a capacitor comprising the multi-layered dielectric polymer material, a use of the multi-layered dielectric polymer material and a method for forming the multi-layered dielectric polymer material are disclosed. The multi-layered dielectric polymer material may comprise a plurality of dielectric layers wherein the plurality of dielectric layers may comprise an identical base material.
Abb Technology Ltd.


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High capacitance single layer capacitor and manufacturing method thereof


A capacitor including a dielectric base, a metallization layer, and a very thin dielectric layer formed on one portion of the metallization layer, with an electrode formed on the dielectric layer. The method of the present invention allows for an array of capacitors to be formed so as to provide a very thin functional dielectric layer supported on a thicker dielectric substrate.
Knowles Cazenovia, Inc.


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Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor


A multilayer ceramic capacitor that includes an internal electrode containing at least one kind of metal a selected from the group consisting of in, ga, zn, bi, and pb and dissolved in ni to form a solid solution. The internal electrode has a ratio of a of 1.4 atomic percent or more to a total amount of a and ni in a near-interface region located to a depth of 2 nm from a surface of the internal electrode facing a corresponding ceramic dielectric layer.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


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Transformer, manufacturing transformer and chip


A transformer, a method for manufacturing the transformer and a chip are provided. The method includes: a first primary tuning capacitor and/or a first secondary tuning capacitor are/is arranged in an area enclosed by a primary coil and a secondary coil, wherein the first primary tuning capacitor includes more than one second primary tuning capacitor, and the first secondary tuning capacitor includes more than one second secondary tuning capacitor; the more than one second primary tuning capacitor are connected in parallel, and the more than one second secondary tuning capacitor are connected in parallel; and the more than one second primary tuning capacitor and the at least one wire between the more than one second primary tuning capacitor, and/or the more than one second secondary tuning capacitor and the at least one wire between the more than one second secondary tuning capacitor form a partially-shielded network or part of the partially-shielded network..
Sanechips Technology Co., Ltd.


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Resistor calibration using a mos capacitor


A method for calibrating a resistance value comprises the steps of measuring a value of a reference capacitor, and adjusting a variable resistor based on the measured value of the reference capacitor. The method may more specifically comprise the steps of directing a constant current through the reference capacitor during a reference time interval; after the reference time interval, directing the constant current through the variable resistor; and varying the variable resistor value progressively by varying a control signal until a voltage of the variable resistor reaches a voltage of the reference capacitor..
Stmicroelectronics (grenoble 2) Sas


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Metathesis polymers as dielectrics


Oxacycloolefinic polymers as typically obtained by metathesis polymerization using ru-catalysts, show good solubility and are well suitable as dielectric material in electronic devices such as capacitors and organic field effect transistors.. .
Basf Se


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Sense amplifier with integrating capacitor and methods of operation


A non-volatile memory is described that includes a sense amplifier that maintains a bit line voltage and output of the sense amplifier at a substantially constant voltage during read operations. During a preset phase, an output of the sense amplifier that is coupled to a selected bit line is grounded.
Sandisk 3d Llc


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Metal-oxide-semiconductor circuit for driving liquid crystal display


A circuit for driving a liquid crystal display includes: a high selection unit turned on by a high selection signal and transferring a high data signal or a common voltage to one side of a storage capacitor; a low selection unit; a high transfer unit connected to one side of the storage capacitor; and a low transfer unit connected to the other side of the storage capacitor, turned on by a low transfer signal and transferring voltage stored at the other side of the storage capacitor to one side of the liquid crystal capacitor or transferring the low data signal or the common voltage transferred by the low selection unit to one side of the liquid crystal capacitor.. .
Raontech Inc.


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Liquid crystal display device, driving liquid crystal display device, and electronic apparatus


A liquid crystal display device is provided. The liquid crystal including an array of pixels each having a memory function; and a buffer to output a first voltage, wherein a second voltage is supplied to a counter electrode of a liquid crystal capacitor, and wherein each of the pixels supplies one of the first voltage and the second voltage to a pixel electrode of the liquid crystal capacitor according to a data value stored in the each of the pixels..
Japan Display Inc.


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Gate driver on array (goa) circuit and lcd device using the same


A gate driver on array (goa) circuit for a liquid crystal display is disclosed. The goa circuit includes multiple cascaded goa units, and a nth stage goa unit controls a charging of a nth stage horizontal scanning line of a display area.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.


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Gate driver on array (goa) circuit and lcd device using the same


A gate driver on array (goa) circuit for an lcd includes multiple cascaded goa units. A nth stage goa unit controls a charging of a nth stage horizontal scanning line.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


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Pixel circuit and display apparatus including the pixel circuit


A pixel circuit and a display apparatus. The pixel circuit includes a first transistor configured to output a driving current corresponding to a data voltage to an output node, an oled connected to the output node and configured to emit light according to the driving current output from the first transistor, a storage capacitor coupled to the first transistor and configured to store the data voltage, a second transistor configured to receive a reference voltage from the first transistor during a first time section, configured to diode-connect the first transistor, and configured to compensate for a threshold voltage of the first transistor, and a third transistor configured to diode-connect the first transistor during a second time section, configured to receive the data voltage through the first transistor for which the threshold voltage of the first transistor is compensated, and configured to transfer the data voltage to the storage capacitor..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


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Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus


An electro-optical device includes a display portion, a data line driving circuit, a first retention capacitor that retains the potential of the data line, a driving control circuit, and a display control circuit that supplies brightness information to the driving control circuit and also supplies an image signal to the data line driving circuit. The data line driving circuit includes a potential control line to which a potential control signal is supplied, a third retention capacitor one end of which is connected with the data line and the other one of which is supplied with a potential based on the image signal, and a first transistor that is electrically connected between the other end of the third retention capacitor and the potential control line.
Seiko Epson Corporation


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Reduced off current switching transistor in an organic light-emitting diode display device


An active matrix organic light emitting diode (oled) display device includes an array of pixels, each pixel including an oled, a driving transistor (dt) coupled to drive current through the oled, a storage capacitor, and a scanning transistor (st) coupled to control charge on the storage capacitor corresponding to a data voltage for said pixel. The display device also includes a timing controller configured to control the st of each pixel to update the charge stored on the storage capacitor of each pixel at a frame rate including at least one frequency within a range of 1-10 hertz (hz)..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


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Pixel circuit, organic electroluminesce display panel and display device


A pixel circuit, an organic electroluminescent display panel and a display device are provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting element, a first capacitor, a reset control module, a drive control module, a compensation control module, and a light emission control module.
Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.


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Pixel circuit and its driving method, organic light-emitting display panel and display device


In the pixel circuit, at a charging stage, a charging unit controls a first end of a storage capacitor to be at a potential of an input signal from a second level signal input end, controls a second end of the storage capacitor to be at a potential equal to a difference between a potential of an input signal from the first level signal input end and a threshold voltage of a driving tft; at a compensation jumping stage, a compensation jumping unit controls the first end to be at a data voltage, and enable a voltage at the second end to jump to a sum of the data voltage and a difference between the potential of the input signal from the first level signal input end and the threshold voltage of the driving tft, to enable a light-emitting unit to emit light using the data voltage.. .
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


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Shutdown controlling method, shutdown controlling circuit, driving circuit and amoled display device


The amoled display device includes a light-emitting source and a display screen provided with a plurality of subpixels. Each subpixel includes a driving transistor, and a capacitor arranged between a gate electrode and a source electrode of the driving transistor and connected to a signal line via a switching element.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


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Display device, pixel driving circuit and driving the same


A pixel driving circuit includes an oled, a first switching element to a fourth switching element, a storage capacitor and a driving transistor, wherein the first switching element to the third switching element are respectively configured to apply a driving voltage and a threshold voltage of the driving transistor to a first terminal of the storage capacitor, apply the driving voltage to a second terminal of the storage capacitor, and apply a data signal to the second terminal of the storage capacitor, the driving transistor has a gate connected to the second terminal of the storage capacitor, a source connected to the driving voltage, and a drain connected to the fourth switching element, and the fourth switching element is configured to apply a driving current output from the drain of the driving transistor to the oled to make it to emit light. A display and a method are also provided..
Everdisplay Optronics (shanghai) Limited


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Shift register device and display apparatus


The present invention discloses a shift register device and a display apparatus. The shift register device includes n stage shift registers.
Hannstar Display Corporation


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Conductor pattern structure of capacitive touch panel


Disclosed is a conductor pattern structure of a capacitive touch panel. The structure contains two conductor assemblies with different directions, and each conductor assembly includes a number of conductive cells that are interconnected by conduction lines.
Hycon Technology Corp.


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Analog/digital conversion circuit


According to one embodiment, a first ad converter converts a first voltage into a first digital signal. A voltage/time conversion circuit acquires a residual corresponding to a difference between the first voltage and a result of having converted the first digital signal into an analog signal and converts the residual into a time signal according to a voltage in a first capacitor.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


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Display device, display module, and electronic device


A reflective liquid crystal display device capable of favorable display is provided. A reflective liquid crystal display device having a high aperture ratio is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


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Liquid crystal display device and electronic device using liquid crystal display device


A liquid crystal display device with an increased pixel aperture ratio is provided. A liquid crystal display device that displays an image with high contrast and high luminance is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


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Thin film transistor substrate, manufacture method thereof and liquid crystal display


The present invention provides a manufacture method of a thin film transistor substrate: forming a first metal layer, a first chemical vapor deposition layer, a second metal layer and a second chemical vapor deposition layer on a substrate; forming photoresistor on the second chemical vapor deposition layer; implementing exposure and development to the photoresistor; implementing via etching to a via area where the photoresistor on the second chemical vapor deposition layer is removed; implementing photoresistor ashing to remove the photoresistor in the area of the common capacitor; etching the silicon nitride layer; forming a pixel electrode layer. The present invention is capable of promoting video quality and saving the backlight power consumption..
Shenzhen China Star Optoeletronics Technology Co., Ltd.


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Self-test module of electronic circuit breaker


A self-test module of an electronic circuit breaker includes a power supply assembly with a rechargeable battery, a self-test enablement assembly, an induced power supply assembly, a boost power supply, and a micro control unit (mcu). The self-test enablement assembly is connected to the rechargeable battery and includes an enablement button, a capacitor and a first power chip connected in series.
Zhejiang Chint Electrics Co., Ltd.


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Circuit device, physical quantity detection device, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A circuit device includes a detection circuit to which first and second detection signals forming differential signals are input from a physical quantity transducer and a diagnosis circuit. The detection circuit includes first and second charge/voltage conversion circuits.
Seiko Epson Corporation


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Presence and operability test of a decoupling capacitor


Electronic device (101) comprising a power source (110), a power management unit (102) coupled to the power source, and a set of loads (103a,103b, 103c,103d), the power management unit comprising a set of voltage regulators blocks (104a,104b, 104c,104d), each voltage regulator block being respectively coupled to an associated load of the set of loads for allowing power transfer from the power source to the load. The electronic device comprises a spike detector block (106), coupled to each of the voltage regulator blocks, and configured to detect a spike in a voltage signal from a voltage regulator block for testing the presence and the operability of a decoupling capacitor (ca, cb, cc, cd) between an output of the voltage regulator block and an input of the associated load..
St-ericsson Sa


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Motor driving apparatus including life determining unit of direct-current capacitor


A motor driving apparatus includes: a voltage detecting unit for detecting a voltage of each direct-current capacitor; a current detecting unit for detecting each current inputted to or outputted from each inverter; an commanding unit for outputting a power-converting command to each inverter after each direct-current capacitor is charged and supply of direct-current power to a converter is shut off; a current integrating unit for integrating each current detected while the power-converting command is outputted; a capacity estimating unit for calculating the estimated capacity of each direct-current capacitor based on the current integration value and the voltage of the direct-current capacitor after supply of direct-current power to the converter is shut off and before the power-converting command is outputted; and a life determining unit for determining a life of each direct-current capacitor based on the initial capacity value and the estimated capacity of the direct-current capacitor.. .
Fanuc Corporation


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Device and detecting types of universal serial bus cable


Disclosed is a device and method for detecting types of a universal serial bus cable. The detection device includes a detection circuit and a control unit.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.


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Very high-voltage dc line voltage sensor


The invention provides a voltage sensor for a very high-voltage direct current line comprising two voltage divider stages connected in series, the sensor being characterized in that a first voltage divider stage (e1) that divides the very high voltage to an intermediate voltage is constituted by at least two elementary voltage divider stages (em) connected in series and distributed in a composite insulator (i), each elementary stage (em) comprising a resistor re in parallel with a capacitor ce, the second voltage divider stage (e2) that delivers the intermediate voltage being constituted by electronic components comprising capacitors and/or interchangeable resistors.. .
Alstom Technology Ltd.


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Micro-electro-mechanical acceleration sensor device


A mems acceleration device for measurement of the acceleration along three axes. The device includes capacitors, which capacitance changes under the influence of an acceleration acting upon the device.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


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Ignition device for a two-stroke engine


The invention relates to an ignition device for triggering an ignition spark at a spark plug by way of an ignition generator. The latter includes a magnet wheel, which has two permanent magnets arranged at a spacing from each other in the peripheral direction and a magnetic yoke.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg


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Method of making mesoporous carbon from natural wood and mesoporous carbon hollow tubes made thereby


In various embodiments, the present invention provides a relatively low cost and substantially chemical free method of making high surface area mesoporous carbon (as well as novel mesoporous carbon hollow tube (mcht) structures made thereby) utilizing the cellulose framework found in natural wood and/or other plant fibers to make porous carbon structures. In some embodiments, the present invention will provide porous carbon structures having higher surface area than porous carbon structures made using prior art template methods, higher adsorption capacity than commercial activated carbon, and, in some embodiments, excellent electrochemical capacitance and storage capabilities.
The University Of Akron


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Mems device


According to one embodiment, a mems device is disclosed. The device includes a substrate, a first electrode fixed on the substrate.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


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Systems and methods for bi-state impedance conversion in wireless power transfer


One aspect provides a wireless power transmitter. The wireless power transmitter includes a transmit antenna configured to generate a field for wireless transmit power in both a first and second configuration.
Qualcomm Incorporated


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Driving circuit for driving a capacitive load


A drive circuit for driving a capacitive load is provided. The drive circuit includes a modulation circuit that generates a modulated signal by pulse-modulating a source signal through self-oscillation; a pair of transistors that include a high-side transistor and a low-side transistor and amplify the modulated signal to generate an amplified modulated signal; and a low-pass filter that includes a capacitor and smoothes the amplified modulated signal to generate a drive signal which is applied to the capacitive load, wherein the shortest distance between a low-side transistor and the capacitor is shorter than a shortest distance between the high-side transistor and the capacitor..
Seiko Epson Corporation


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Synthesis of three-dimensional graphene foam: use as supercapacitors


The invention relates to three-dimensional crystalline foams with high surface areas, high lithium capacity, and high conductivity for use as electrode materials and methods for their fabrication. In additional embodiments, the invention also relates to the use of three-dimensional crystalline foams as supercapacitors for improved charge and energy storage..
National University Of Singapore


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Electrically-operated toy


[solution]provided is an electrically-operated toy that includes: an electric double-layer capacitor acting as a main power source; a movable mechanism for realizing toy functions; an electric motive power source for operating the movable mechanism; and a chopper-type step-up dc/dc converter that boosts a voltage received from the electric double-layer capacitor and supplies the voltage as a power source to at least the electric motive power source.. .

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Compact, portable defibrillator and related methods


A portable defibrillator and related methods thereof are provided. The portable defibrillator has a housing having a first housing piece separable from a second housing piece, wherein each of the first and second housing pieces has an electrode, wherein the housing has a special volume of less than about 26 inches (66 cm3), a linear three dimension sum of less than 14 inches (35.5 cm).
Cardiospark Llc


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Method and applying a rectilinear biphasic power waveform to a load


A system and method to deliver a therapeutic quantity of energy to a patient. The system includes a capacitor having a rated energy storage capacity substantially equal to the therapeutic quantity of energy, a boost converter coupled with the capacitor and constructed to release energy from the capacitor at a substantially constant current for a time interval, and an h-bridge circuit coupled with the boost converter and constructed to apply the substantially constant current in a biphasic voltage waveform to the patient.
Zoll Medical Corporation


Power conversion apparatus


An object of the present invention is to improve the cooling performance of a capacitor module used in a power conversion apparatus. The power conversion apparatus according to the present invention includes a power semiconductor module, a capacitor module, a flow path forming body that forms a flow path through which a cooling refrigerant flows.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.


Power distribution


Several aspects of power distribution systems are described. One aspect relates to apparatus for providing a direct current to a load comprising one or more light emitting diodes.
Isotera Ltd


Rectifier circuit for monitoring dc offset of a single-supply audio power amplifier


An audio power amplifier arrangement includes an audio power amplification integrated circuit having two loudspeaker outputs. A rectifier circuit includes a first diode having a cathode connected to one of the two loudspeaker outputs and an anode connected to a rectifier output node.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America


Pixel readout architecture for full well capacity extension


Certain aspects relate to systems and techniques for full well capacity extension. For example, a storage capacitor included in the pixel readout architecture can enable multiple charge dumps from a pixel in the analog domain, extending the full well capacity of the pixel.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Method and system for providing pulsed power and data on a bus


A method and system for providing pulsed power and data from a main control unit to slave units via a first bus. The main control unit has an ac signal generator for providing a plurality of first pulses (p1) on the bus for providing the power to the slave units.
Vlaamse Instelling Voor Technologisch Onderzoek (vito) Nv


Full-duplex transceiver circuit and method thereof


A full-duplex transceiver circuit comprises: a line driver configured to output a first current to a first node and a second current to a second node; a first resistor configured to shunt the first node to ground; a second resistor configured to shunt the second node to ground; a first capacitor configured to couple the first node to a third node; a second capacitor configured to couple the second node to the third node; an operational amplifier configured to receive a first input from a reference node and a second input from the third node and output an output voltage at a fourth node; a feedback network comprising a parallel connection of a third resistor and a third capacitor configured to provide a feedback from the fourth node to the third node; and a transmission line of a characteristic impedance configured to couple the first node to a remote transceiver.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.


Loop filter for data converter in wireless communication system and implementing corresponding loop filter


Provided is a loop filter for a data converter in a wireless communication system that improves both an anti-aliasing filtering characteristic and a power consumption characteristic, the loop filter including first and third resistors sequentially connected to an input end, fourth and second resistors sequentially connected to between an inverting output end and ground, a first capacitor connected to between another end of the first resistor and one end of the fourth resistor, a second capacitor connected to between the one end of the fourth resistor and the output end, a third capacitor connected to between another end of the third resistor and the output end, and an operational amplifier, wherein an inverting end of the operational amplifier is connected to the other end of the first resistor and a non-inverting end of the operational amplifier is connected to ground to output an operational amplifier response to the output end.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Receiver for simultaneous signals in carrier aggregation


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for receivers. In one aspect there is provided an apparatus.
Nokia Technologies Oy


Semiconductor device comprising analog to digital converters sharing reference capacitor and system on chip comprising the same


Provided are a semiconductor device and a system on chip (soc). The semiconductor device includes a reference capacitor that receives a reference voltage from a reference voltage generator, a first successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter (sar adc), for converting a first analog signal into a first digital signal, using a first sampling capacitor that has a first capacitance and is connected to the reference capacitor through a first switching element, and a second sampling capacitor that has a second capacitance that is less than that of the first sampling capacitor, connected to the reference capacitor through a second switching element, a second sar adc, for converting a second analog signal into a second digital signal, using a third sampling capacitor that has a third capacitance, connected to the reference capacitor through a third switching element, and a fourth sampling capacitor that has a fourth capacitance that is less than that of the third sampling capacitance connected to the reference capacitor through a fourth switching element, and a controller configured to connect the first switching element and the third switching element to the reference capacitor at different times..

Programmable logic device


A pld in which a configuration memory is formed using a nonvolatile memory with a small number of transistors and in which the area of a region where the configuration memory is disposed is reduced is provided. Further, a pld that is easily capable of dynamic reconfiguration and has a short startup time is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Output buffer with offset cancellation structure and offset cancellation method using the same


An output buffer with an offset cancellation structure for an lcd source driver includes an operational amplifier, for driving an output signal of the output buffer according to a data signal from a data input terminal of the output buffer; a reference voltage generator, for generating a reference voltage and inputting the reference voltage to the operational amplifier; and a sampling capacitor, coupled between a second input terminal of the operational amplifier and the data input terminal of the output buffer in a first phase, and coupled between the second input terminal of the operational amplifier and an output terminal of the operational amplifier in a second phase, wherein the second input terminal of the operational amplifier is further coupled to the output terminal of the operational amplifier in the first phase. The output signal outputs the data signal where the offset voltage is cancelled in the second phase..
Sitronix Technology Corp.


Impedance tuning circuit


A circuit for tuning an impedance matching network is disclosed. The circuit includes a current sensor, a control circuit coupled to the current sensor and a reference current source and a tunable capacitor coupled to the control circuit.
Nxp B.v.


Motor driving apparatus


A motor driving apparatus includes an ac-dc conversion unit configured to rectify an ac power supplied from an external ac power source, a dc link unit configured to stabilize a voltage rectified by the ac-dc conversion unit, and a dc-ac conversion unit configured to supply the ac power to a motor using the dc voltage from the dc link unit. The dc link unit may include one pair of film capacitors configured to remove a ripple of the rectified voltage, and the dc-ac conversion unit may include a 3-level inverter receiving the dc voltage from the one pair of film capacitors to supply the ac power to the motor..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Motor driving apparatus


A motor driving apparatus includes a rectifying circuit to rectify an ac power supplied from an external ac power source, one pair of film capacitors to output a dc voltage and a neutral point voltage by removing a ripple of a voltage rectified by the ac-dc conversion unit, a 3-level inverter to supply a driving current to a motor using the dc voltage applied from the dc link unit, and a control module to control the 3-level inverter. The control module includes a motor speed control module to control the rotation of the motor, a dc voltage control module to stabilize the dc voltage, a neutral point voltage control module to stabilize the neutral point voltage, and a stabilizing voltage limiting module to control the dc voltage control module and the neutral point voltage control module according to an output of the motor speed control module..
Seoul National University R&db Foundation


Inrush limiter for motor drive ac/ac power converters


A variable frequency motor drive system configured such that the dc link capacitor charge is increased gradually, thus avoiding the above-mentioned transients. In the most preferred embodiment, the present invention ensures a gradual increase in the rectified voltage by providing the rectifier as a half-controlled thyristor rectifier (scr) in place of the standard diode rectifier..
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation


Inverter system


An inverter system is provided. In the inverter system according to the present disclosure, adjacently arranged four switching elements among u phase and v phase switching elements configured in an npc/h bridge manner are converted to an on state to bypass a voltage applied from a dc link capacitor..
Lsis Co., Ltd.


Five level inverter


A five level inverter comprises six switch tubes, two inductors, four capacitor units and two reverse current preventing devices. The common terminal of the third capacitor unit and the fourth capacitor unit is connected with the common terminal of the first capacitor unit and the second capacitor unit.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.


Multi-level inverter apparatus and method


An inverter comprises a first input capacitor and a second input capacitor connected in series, an inverting unit comprising a first switch, a second switch, a third switch and a fourth switch connected in series, wherein the inverting unit is connected to an input of an l-c filter, a first bidirectional conductive path connected between a common node of the first switch and the second switch, and a common node of the first input capacitor and the second input capacitor, a second bidirectional conductive path connected between a common node of the third switch and the fourth switch, and the common node of the first input capacitor and the second input capacitor and a flying capacitor connected between the common node of the first switch and the second switch, and the common node of the third switch and the fourth switch.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


Capacitor arrangement and operating a capacitor arrangement


The present invention provides a low-inductivity and mechanically stable connection between a dc link capacitor and a switching module for a power electronic system. To this end, the dc link capacitor and the switching module are connected to each other via an electrically conductive, flexible connection arrangement of electrically conductive strips or films.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


Discharing an input capacitor of a switch mode power supply


A method is disclosed of discharging an input capacitor of a switch mode power supply comprising a power switch and the input capacitor, through the power switch and in response to disconnection of the switch mode power supply from a mains supply, the power switch having a control terminal and main terminals; the method comprising a repeated sequence, the sequence comprising: charging the control terminal to partially close the power switch until a comparator indicates that a capacitor discharge current from the capacitor through the main terminals is equal to a reference signal; and thereafter discharging the control terminal, thereby stopping the capacitor discharge current. A corresponding control and power supply is also disclosed..
Nxp B.v.


Power supply with by-pass function and operation method


A power supply with by-pass function is provided. The power supply comprises an ac-to-dc converter, an input energy-storing capacitor, a ride through circuit, a dc-to-dc converter and an input voltage sensing and logic control circuit.
Lite-on Technology Corporation


Submodule for modular multi-level converter and application thereof


A sub-module for a modular multi-level converter, a converter comprising the sub-module, and an application thereof. The sub-module comprises a first switching module (1), a second switching module (2), a direct current capacitor (4), and a third switching module (3).
Huazhong University Of Science And Technology


Systems and methods for current sensing in a power system


A power system may include a subsystem, a capacitor coupled to the subsystem, a resistor coupled in series with the capacitor, and a controller. The subsystem may have an input for receiving a first direct current voltage and an output for generating a second direct current voltage and configured to convert the first direct current voltage into the second direct current voltage.
Dell Products L.p.


Semiconductor device and motor control unit


A semiconductor device includes a first switching element, a pre-driver, a coil, a second switching element and a capacitor. The first switching element is connected between a power and a load driving circuit and includes a parasitic diode having cathode adjacent to the load driving circuit.
Denso Corporation


Voltage conversion apparatus


A voltage conversion apparatus includes a booster circuit, a boost stop circuit, a zener diode, and a capacitor. The boost stop circuit includes a transistor.
Omron Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd.


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Dc-to-dc converter


A dc-to-dc converter includes an input terminal connected to a dc power source. An output terminal is connected to a load.
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki


Conversion device


Provided is a conversion device that converts dc power provided from a dc power supply, to ac power and supplies the ac power to a load, the conversion device including: a filter circuit connected to the load and including an ac reactor and a first capacitor; a dc/ac inverter connected to the load via the filter circuit; a dc/dc converter provided between the dc power supply and the dc/ac inverter; a second capacitor provided between the dc/ac inverter and the dc/dc converter; and a control unit configured to set a current target value for the dc/dc converter to thereby be synchronized with current of the ac power, based on voltage of the ac power, voltage variation due to current flowing through the ac reactor and an impedance thereof, reactive currents respectively flowing through the first capacitor and the second capacitor, and voltage of the dc power.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.


Electrical power supply system


The principles described herein provide an electrical power supply system having circuitry that reduces the noise and interference of harmonic signals introduced by non-linear loads. In particular, one or more embodiments can include a power correction system that includes transformers and capacitors having parameters and configured to redirect harmonic energy in a power signal to deliver clean power to loads in a system.
True Power Electric, Llc


Dual frequency hf-uhf identification device


The dual frequency hf-uhf identification device comprises a rfid integrated circuit with a power supply having a hf part, formed by a hf rectifier connected to a hf antenna, and a uhf part formed by a uhf rectifier connected to a uhf antenna. The rfid integrated circuit comprises a storage capacitor common to the hf and uhf parts of the power supply.
Em Microelectronic-marin S.a.


Wireless power and data transmission system


Provided is a wireless power data transmission system that may transmit wireless power and may transmit data using wireless power. A wireless power transmitter may include capacitors, and may convert an electrical connection of the capacitors to a parallel connection for charging.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Power receiving device and power transmitting device


A power receiving device includes: a ferrite member including a plurality of pieces of ferrite at least some of which are spaced from adjacent pieces of ferrite; a power receiving coil disposed on a lower surface side of the ferrite member; and a power receiving capacitor disposed on an upper surface side of the ferrite member. The power receiving capacitor has a closed loop circuit including first and second wiring connections and a plurality of capacitor elements connected in parallel between the first wiring connection and the second wiring connection.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Automatic matching circuit for high frequency power supply


An automatic matching circuit includes a variable inductor disposed in order to perform impedance matching at a high frequency equal to or higher than 2 mhz between the output impedance of a high frequency power supply 10 and the input impedance of a resonant type transmission antenna 11, to cause an inductance value to be variable by using an electronic part that electrically performs contact switching including continuous contact switching, a variable capacitor disposed in order to perform the impedance matching, to cause a capacitance value to be variable by using an electronic part that electrically performs contact switching including continuous contact switching, and a variable control circuit 1 to control the electronic parts, in the variable inductor and the variable capacitor, each of which electrically performs the contact switching including the continuous contact switching, in such a way as to perform the impedance matching.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Engineering Company, Limited


Portable electrical power unit


A portable electrical power unit includes a housing defining an interior region that receives a power source, such as a rechargeable battery or capacitor, and one or more electrical connectors that are accessible at or through outer surfaces of the housing. The housing includes a substantially flat base for resting atop generally horizontal surface, and may include a power switch for selectively energizing the outlets.

Buck/boost circuit that charges and discharges multi-cell batteries of a power bank device


A power bank device has a single circuit topology involving a dc-to-dc converter and four transistors so that this single topology can be used both to charge battery cells with a regulated current in a charging step-up boost mode and to drive a regulated voltage onto a power bank voltage output node in a discharging step-down buck mode. In one example, the circuit includes a first transistor coupled to conduct current between a battery voltage node and a switch node sw, a second transistor coupled to conduct current between the sw node and a ground node, and third and fourth transistors coupled in series to conduct current between a voltage input node and the voltage output node.
Active-semi, Inc.


Maximum power output circuit for an ehc and design method thereof


A maximum power output circuit for ehc and its design method are presented. The circuit is comprised of a magnetic core, that is, a primary coil and a secondary coil, with a load resistor and a capacitor parallel connected at the two ends of the secondary coil.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Station-building power supply device


The station-building power supply device includes a capacitor unit that stores therein surplus regenerative power, a first power conversion unit that performs dc/dc power conversion, and a second power conversion unit that converts dc power. A first voltage threshold for detecting the occurrence of surplus regenerative power is set and a first soc threshold for detecting whether the capacitor unit can discharge is set.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


Variable frequency drive circuit with overvoltage protection


A variable frequency drive (vfd) circuit includes an input connectable to an ac source, a rectifier to convert an ac power input to a dc power, a dc link to receive dc power from the rectifier and having a dc link voltage thereon, a dc link capacitor bank with one or more capacitors connected to the dc link, and a pre-charge circuit coupled to the dc link capacitor. The pre-charge circuit further includes one or more resistors, one or more pre-charge relays each operable in on and off states to selectively control a current flow through the resistor(s) so as to control an initial pre-charge of the dc link capacitor, and an overvoltage relay operable in on and off states to selectively cut-off a current flow to the dc link capacitor bank, so as to prevent an overvoltage condition in the dc link capacitor bank..
Eaton Corporation


Impedance helical antenna forming pi-shaped directional diagram


A quadrifilar helix antenna includes a cylindrical support extending along an antenna axis; a plurality of antenna elements wrapped helically on the cylindrical support and along the antenna axis from a feed end to a remote end; a ground plane having a diameter of about 300 mm and perpendicular to the antenna axis; and each of the antenna elements including a plurality of breaks, with the breaks having capacitors between conducting portions of the antenna elements. All capacitors are positioned higher than a height h1=90+/−30 mm mm above the ground plane.
Llc "topcon Positioning Systems"


Semiconductor device and a manufacturing method thereof


In a semiconductor device including a split gate type monos memory, and a trench capacitor element having an upper electrode partially embedded in trenches formed in the main surface of a semiconductor substrate, merged therein, the flatness of the top surface of the upper electrode embedded in the trench is improved. The polysilicon film formed over the semiconductor substrate to form a control gate electrode forming a memory cell of the monos memory is embedded in the trenches formed in the main surface of the semiconductor substrate in a capacitor element formation region, thereby to form the upper electrode including the polysilicon film in the trenches..
Renesas Electronics Corporation


Pixel driving circuit and repairing method thereof and display apparatus


There are provided a driving circuit and a repairing method thereof, and a display apparatus. The driving circuit comprises: a driving transistor (t1), whose first terminal is input a power supply signal (vdd), second terminal is connected to a display unit (10), and control terminal is input a data signal (vdata).
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Amoled array substrate, producing method thereof and display apparatus


The present disclosure provides an active matrix organic light-emitting diode array substrate comprising: a substrate; a plurality of pixel units located on the substrate and arranged in an array, each of the plurality of pixel units comprising a thin film transistor, an organic light-emitting diode and a bottom plate of a storage capacitor; a pixel definition layer spacing apart two adjacent pixel units from each other; and a top plate of the storage capacitor provided on the pixel definition layer, the top plate of the storage capacitor being spaced apart from the bottom plate of the storage capacitor by the pixel definition layer. The bottom plate is arranged above a gate electrode of the thin film transistor and electrically connected to the gate electrode of the thin film transistor..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


High density selector-based non volatile memory cell and fabrication


A high density non-volatile memory device is provided that uses one or more volatile elements. In some embodiments, the non-volatile memory device can include a resistive two-terminal selector that can be in a low resistive state or a high resistive state depending on the voltage being applied.
Crossbar, Inc.


Low temperature polycrystalline silicon tft array substrate and producing the same, display apparatus


The present disclosure provides a low temperature polycrystalline silicon field effect tft array substrate and a method for producing the same and a display apparatus. The method: using a stepped photo resist process to form a polycrystalline silicon active layer and a lower polar plate of a polycrystalline silicon storage capacitor simultaneously on a substrate in one lithographic process; forming a gate insulation layer on the polycrystalline silicon active layer and the lower polar plate of the polycrystalline silicon storage capacitor; forming a metal layer on the gate insulation layer and etching the metal layer to form a gate electrode and gate lines connected with the gate electrode, a source electrode, a drain electrode and data lines connected with the source electrode and the drain electrode; forming a passivation layer, a photo resist layer and a pixel electrode layer in sequence and patterning the passivation layer, the photo resist layer and the pixel electrode layer to form patterns of an interlayer insulation layer via hole and a pixel electrode in one lithographic process; forming a pixel definition layer on the pixel electrode.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Array substrate for liquid crystal display devices and manufacturing the same


An array substrate for lcd devices and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. By using a structure where an empty space is secured in a data line area as in a drd structure in which the number of data lines is reduced by half, a capacitance is sufficiently secured by forming a sub storage capacitor in the data line area of the empty space, and thus, an area of a main storage capacitor can be reduced.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


Semiconductor device and manufacturing the same


An embodiment of a semiconductor device includes a plate line that is connected to ferroelectric capacitors selected from a plurality of ferroelectric capacitors and covers the selected ferroelectric capacitors and regions between the selected ferroelectric capacitors from above top electrodes.. .
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited


Semiconductor device


A semiconductor device that is suitable for miniaturization is provided. Alternatively, a highly reliable semiconductor device is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


Resistor and metal-insulator-metal capacitor structure and method


A passive device and method of fabricating the passive device are disclosed herein. The capacitor structure incorporates a resistor and a capacitor.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.


Structure with an improved capacitor


A metal-insulator-metal type capacitor structure (1) comprising a substrate (2), a first electrically insulating layer (14) placed on the substrate (2), a lower electrode (6) placed on the first insulating layer (14), a layer of structured metal (12) comprising a plurality of pores disposed on the lower electrode (6), a mim capacitor (4) comprising a first conductive layer (18) placed on the structured metal layer (12) in contact with the lower electrode (6) and inside the pores, a dielectric layer (20) covering the first conductive layer (18), a second conductive layer (24) covering the dielectric layer (20) in contact with an upper electrode (8) placed on the mim capacitor (4) and a second electrically insulating layer (16) placed on the upper electrode (8).. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


High performance transition metal carbide and nitride and boride based asymmetric supercapacitors


In accordance with an embodiment of the disclosure, an asymmetric supercapacitor includes a first active material with a high hydrogen over-potential and a second active material with a high oxygen over-potential. The first active material is based on a nitride, an oxynitride, a carbide, an oxycarbide, a boride, or an oxyboride of a metal selected from groups iii, iv, v, vi, and vii of the periodic table..
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


Supercapacitor


A supercapacitor or electrochemical capacitor includes spaced apart electrodes which are separated from each other by a separator made of an electrically insulating material. Each electrode is formed of carbonaceous material and capable of being impregnated with a liquid electrolyte.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i


Nickel supercapacitor engine starting module


This invention relates to a supercapacitor assembly having an asymmetric supercapacitor, a diode, and a switch in parallel with the diode. The asymmetric supercapacitor has at least one positive electrode, at least one negative electrode, and at least one separator impregnated with an electrolyte.
Saft America


Low profile multi-anode assembly in cylindrical housing


A capacitor assembly configured to effectively dissipate heat when exposed to a high ripple current is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of capacitor elements, each including an anode body and lead, a dielectric layer overlying the anode body, and a solid electrolyte.
Avx Corporation


Ultrahigh voltage capacitor assembly


A capacitor assembly for use in ultrahigh voltage environments is provided. To help achieve good performance at such high voltages, a variety of aspects of the assembly are controlled in the present invention, including the number of capacitor elements, the manner in which the capacitor elements are arranged and incorporated into the assembly, and the manner in which the capacitor elements are formed.
Avx Corporation


Thermally conductive encapsulant material for a capacitor assembly


A capacitor assembly that comprises a housing, a capacitor element that is hermetically sealed within the housing, and a thermally conductive material that at least partially encapsulates the capacitor element is provided. The capacitor element includes a sintered anode body, a dielectric overlying the anode body, and a solid electrolyte overlying the dielectric.
Avx Corporation


Variable capacitance bank device


According to one embodiment, a variable capacitance bank device, including a plurality of capacitor banks for generation of a variable capacitance, the plurality of capacitor banks being connected parallel with each other. Each of the capacitor banks being constituted by serially connecting a fixed capacitor for generation of a fixed capacitance and a mems capacitor for generation of the variable capacitance.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Composite electronic component and resistor


A composite electronic component includes a capacitor and a resistor stacked in a height direction. The capacitor includes a capacitor body, and first and second external electrodes.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Low profile multi-anode assembly


A capacitor assembly configured to effectively dissipate heat when exposed to a high ripple current is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of capacitor elements, each including an anode body and lead, a dielectric layer overlying the anode body, and a solid electrolyte.
Avx Corporation


Thin film dielectric stack


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a fabricated thin film capacitor formed by depositing a first dielectric layer on a first electrode layer utilizing a first process that is performed at a first temperature, depositing a second dielectric layer on the first dielectric layer utilizing a second process that forms a randomly-oriented grain structure for the second dielectric layer, depositing a third dielectric layer on the second dielectric layer utilizing a third process that is performed at a second temperature and that forms a columnar-oriented grain structure for the third dielectric layer where the second temperature is higher than the first temperature, and depositing a second electrode layer on the third dielectric layer to form the thin film capacitor. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Blackberry Limited


Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing the same


A multilayer ceramic capacitor contains ni in internal electrodes, and includes a sintered metal layer containing cu in external electrodes. At a joined portion between each internal electrode and each external electrode, mutual diffusion layers of cu and ni extend across the internal and external electrodes.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.






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