|| List of recent Capacitor-related patents
| Capacitor electrolyte|
A capacitor for an implantable medical device is presented. The capacitor includes an anode, a cathode, a separator therebetween, and an electrolyte over the anode, cathode, and separator.
| Transceiver with asymmetric matching network|
A system on a chip (soc) includes a transceiver comprising a transmitter and a receiver, wherein at least one of the transmitter and receiver has a configurable portion that can be configured to operate in a single ended mode and in a differential mode. Two interface pins are provided for coupling the transceiver to an antenna via a matching network, wherein the two interface pins are shareably coupled to the transmitter and to the receiver.
| Semiconductor device comprising a passive component of capacitors and process for fabrication|
A semiconductor device includes a wafer having a frontside and a backside. The wafer is formed from at least one integrated circuit chip having an electrical connection frontside co-planar with the wafer frontside and a backside co-planar with the wafer backside.
| Granules of graphene oxide by spray drying|
Granules of graphene oxide may be produced from a dispersion of nanoscale graphene oxide sheets by a spray drying method. Such granules have a three-dimensional corrugated morphology.
| Power generation system and package|
A power generation system includes an input to receive a low-voltage alternating current and a number n of voltage-conversion modules coupled to the input, each electrically connected in series. Each voltage-conversion module includes a transformer configured to convert the low-voltage alternating current into a high-voltage alternating current.
| Digital transceiver with switched capacitor sampling mixers and switched capacitor amplifiers|
Examples of a digital transceiver, a switched-capacitor sampling mixer, and an n-stage switched-capacitor amplifier are generally described herein. The digital transceiver may include a plurality of switched-capacitor sampling mixers and a plurality of n-stage switched-capacitor amplifiers.
| Method for determining current in a polyphase machine|
In a method for determining current in a polyphase machine connected to a dc voltage source, a dc link is provided with a dc-link capacitor and, per phase, a high-side switch and a low-side switch. A measurement of the voltage curve across the dc-link capacitor is undertaken.
| Duplexer, circuit structure thereof and rf transceiver apparatus comprising the duplexer|
A duplexer is provided, which includes a first, a second and a third signal ports; a first filter and a second filter. The first filter has first, second, and third resonant circuits that have first, second and third inductors, respectively.
| Constant voltage circuit and analog electronic clock|
There are provided a constant voltage circuit that features low current consumption and stable operation, and an analog electronic clock provided with the constant voltage circuit. The constant voltage circuit includes a differential amplifier circuit which is turned on/off by a predetermined signal and which controls the voltage of a gate of an output transistor on the basis of a reference voltage and a feedback voltage that are received, a switch circuit which is connected to an output terminal of the differential amplifier circuit and which is turned on/off by a predetermined signal, and a voltage holding circuit which is connected between the gate of the output transistor and a power supply terminal and which has a resistor and a capacitor connected in series.
| Memory device and semiconductor device|
Provided is a memory device with reduced overhead power. A memory device includes a first circuit retaining data in a first period during which a power supply voltage is supplied; a second circuit saving the data retained in the first circuit in the first period and retaining the data saved from the first circuit in a second period during which the power supply voltage is not supplied; and a third circuit saving the data retained in the second circuit in the second period and retaining the data saved from the second circuit in a third period during which the power supply voltage is not supplied.
| Capacitive coupled sense amplifier biased at maximum gain point|
A sense amplifier includes a first inverter including a first input node and a first output node, the first input node coupled to a first bitline through a first capacitor, the first output node coupled to a second bitline through a second capacitor, a second inverter including a second input node and a second output node, the second input node coupled to the second bitline through the second capacitor, the second output node to the first bitline through the first capacitor, a first transmission gate switch coupled between the first input node and the second input node, a second transmission gate switch coupled between a first common node of the first and second inverters and a second common node of the first and second inverters. The sense amplifier is maintained at a maximum gain point in a read cycle..
| Memory device, semiconductor device, and detecting method|
To provide a memory device which can perform verification operation for detecting a memory cell whose data holding time is shorter than a predetermined length, accurately in a short time. Each memory cell includes at least a first capacitor, a second capacitor, and a transistor which functions as a switching element for controlling supply, storage, and release of charge in the first capacitor and the second capacitor.
| Complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (cmos) dynamic random access memory (dram) cell with sense amplifier|
A complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (cmos) dynamic random access memory (dram) cell with sense amplifier is described. In one embodiment, the dram cell includes an n-type field-effect transistor (nfet), a p-type field-effect transistor (pfet), and a storage capacitor accessed through both the nfet and the pfet.
| System for regulating the output of a high-voltage, high-power, dc supply|
A system for regulating the output of a high-voltage, high-power dc supply, the system includes a high-voltage dc power supply, a storage capacitor, and at least one non-dissipative regulator having an output voltage range less than an output voltage range of the high-voltage dc power supply. The regulator includes an internal storage capacitance and a control circuit configured to maintain a desired high-voltage output on a load..
| Standby power reduction device|
A standby power reduction device is provided, including a capacitor connected in parallel to a main switch controlling a switching mode power supply, without the necessity of providing a starting circuit, thereby reducing the cost and enabling miniaturization of product.. .
| Multi-stage sampling circuit for a power converter controller|
An example controller for a power converter includes a track and hold circuit, a sample and hold circuit, and drive logic. The track and hold circuit receives a signal that is representative of an output voltage of the power converter.
| Power converter controller with multiple power sources|
A controller includes a bypass terminal, a first power circuit, a second power circuit, and a charging control circuit. The bypass terminal is to be coupled to a bypass capacitor coupled to a secondary side of an isolated power converter.
| Charging circuit for a power converter controller|
A controller includes a first controller terminal, a second controller terminal, a first p-channel metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor, and a second pmos transistor. The first controller terminal is to be coupled to a bypass capacitor coupled to a secondary side of an isolated power converter.
A converter for transferring energy from a voltage supply to an output includes transformer t1, coupled inductor l1, switch s1, energy recovery capacitor c, and energy recovery winding t1b. Secondary winding t1c transfers energy from the supply to the output when primary winding t1a is connected to the voltage supply.
| Transformer sub-circuit|
A transformer sub-circuit for use in an electrically operated vehicle includes a bridge circuit which has at least four mosfets and capacitors connected in parallel with the mosfets, and an inductor connected to the bridge circuit for use as a primary side of a transformer. A control device or controller for the inverter is configured to cause switching of the mosfets in such a way that operation is performed at a frequency that is higher than the resonance frequency..
| Rectified high frequency power supply with low total harmonic distortion (thd)|
A method and apparatus that performs ac to dc power conversions without creating significant 50 or 60 hz harmonic currents and voltage distortions on the ac power source conductors thus minimizing the need for ancillary harmonic filtering of 50 or 60 hz harmonics. The method and apparatus is embodied in a circuit that first performs balanced modulation on a 50 hz or 60 hz power voltage converting it to a higher frequency, then subsequently passing the resulting wave through a step-up transformer to produce a higher voltage wave and finally rectifying and filtering the higher voltage wave to produce a dc voltage.
| Substrate with built-in passive element|
A substrate with built-in passive element includes passive elements and a substrate. The passive elements include at least one of a capacitor, an inductor, a resistor, a signal transmission element or an optical waveguide element.
| Multilayer ceramic capacitor and method of manufacturing the same|
There is provided a multilayer ceramic capacitor including a ceramic body including dielectric layers, first and second internal electrodes formed within the ceramic body and disposed to face each other, having the dielectric layer interposed therebetween, first and second electrode layers disposed on outer surfaces of the ceramic body and electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively, a conductive resin layer disposed on the first and second electrode layers and containing copper powder, a nickel plating layer disposed on an outer portion of the conductive resin layer, and a copper-nickel alloy layer disposed between the conductive resin layer and the nickel plating layer and having a thickness of 1 to 10 nm.. .
| Electrooptic device and electronic apparatus|
An electrooptic device includes: a first substrate member; an tft disposed on the first substrate member; a capacitor element which is connected with the tft and in which an insulation film is sandwiched between a pair of electrodes; a first electric wire electrically connected with one of the pair of electrodes; a second electric wire electrically connected with the other one of the pair of electrodes; a contact hole electrically connected with the first electric wire; and another contact hole electrically connected with the second electric wire. Further, the above two contact holes are provided in an insulation layer that is disposed on the first and second electric wires..
| Ink level sensor and related methods|
In an embodiment, a method of sensing an ink level includes applying a pre-charge voltage vp to a sense capacitor to charge the sense capacitor with a charge q1, sharing q1 between the sense capacitor and a reference capacitor, causing a reference voltage vg at the gate of an evaluation transistor, and determining a resistance from drain to source of the evaluation transistor that results from vg.. .
| Pixel circuits and driving schemes for active matrix organic light emitting diodes|
A pixel driving circuit includes a storage capacitor, a first, a second, and a third transistor. A method for driving an organic light emitting diode (oled) display includes controlling the second transistor by a first signal from a gate line such that the second transistor is switched “off” for a first phase, and “on” for a second phase and a third phase, “off” for a fourth phase.
| Display apparatus with touch sensing function|
The invention provides a display apparatus including a display panel, a display driving circuit and a touch sensing circuit. The display panel has a plurality of pixels arranged in an array, in which each of the pixels includes a liquid crystal capacitor.
| Display device with power source supply scan circuits conducting negative feedback and driving method thereof|
A display device includes a pixel array unit having pixels disposed in a matrix shape, each pixel including an electro-optical element, a write transistor for sampling and writing an input signal voltage, a holding capacitor for holding a signal voltage written by the write transistor, and a driver transistor for driving the electro-optical element in response to the signal voltage held in the holding capacitor. The display device further includes a scan circuit for selectively scanning each pixel in the pixel array unit at a row unit basis, and a plurality of power source supply scan circuits for selectively supplying a first potential and a second potential lower than the first potential to power supply line wired per each pixel row of the pixel array unit to supply current to the driver transistors, synchronously with scanning by the scan circuit..
| Electrically small vertical split-ring resonator antennas|
A vertical split ring resonator antenna is disclosed, comprising a substrate having an upper surface and lower surface, an interdigitated capacitor coupled to the upper surface of the substrate and ground coupled to the lower surface. The interdigitated capacitor includes a first planar segment and a second planar segment, each having interdigitated fingers that are separated by a gap disposed between the first planar segment and second planar segment.
| Antenna device antenna module|
An antenna device includes a multilayer body as a base body, an antenna coil, and a capacitor chip. The multilayer body includes a magnetic layer including a first main surface and a second main surface, a first non-magnetic layer provided on the first main surface of the magnetic layer, and a second non-magnetic layer provided on the second main surface of the magnetic layer.
| Antenna and portable device having the same|
An antenna apparatus and a portable device having the same are provided. The antenna apparatus includes a main antenna having a first radiator pattern, and an auxiliary antenna separated from the main antenna by a metal surface adjacent to the main antenna.
| Antenna device and communication terminal device|
An antenna device includes a first conductor plane and a second conductor plane that face each other. The first conductor plane and the second conductor plane are electrically continuous through a first connection conductor, a second connection conductor, and a chip capacitor.
| Magnetic antenna, antenna device, and electronic apparatus|
A magnetic antenna includes a plurality of magnetic layers, coil conductor patterns wound around the magnetic layers about a winding axis in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to a stacking direction of the magnetic layers, a dielectric layer stacked on an outer layer of the magnetic layers, and a conducting pattern provided with the dielectric layer and coupled with a ground. The conducting pattern and the coil conductor patterns disposed along the outer layer are arranged such that at least a portion of the coil conductor patterns faces the conducting pattern and defines a stray capacitor therewith..
| Rf signal blocking device|
An rf signal blocking device includes a capacitor unit and an inductor unit defining an lc resonance circuit. The capacitor unit and inductor unit are set such that a cutoff frequency in the lc resonance circuit after disconnection by fusing of a second inductor including a fuse wire, among first and second inductors of the inductor unit, fluctuates within a prescribed frequency band.
| Filter circuit|
A filter circuit includes an antenna-side circuit, a transmission-side circuit, a reception-side circuit, and an external connection capacitor. The antenna-side circuit is connected to an antenna-side terminal.
| Apparatus and methods for reducing capacitive loading of a power amplifier supply control module|
Apparatus and methods for reducing capacitive loading of a power amplifier supply control module are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of power supply control in a power amplifier system includes controlling a voltage level of a supply voltage using a supply control module, amplifying a first radio frequency (rf) signal using a first power amplifier module, amplifying a second rf signal using a second power amplifier module, delivering the supply voltage to a first supply input of the first power amplifier module through a first resonant circuit, and delivering the supply voltage to a second supply input of the second power amplifier module through a second resonant circuit.
| Low-noise amplifier, receiver, method and computer program|
A differential cross-coupled common-source or common-emitter low-noise amplifier having capacitive degeneration is disclosed. Further, a radio receiver comprising such a low-noise amplifier is disclosed.
| Zero-voltage-switching contour based outphasing power amplifier|
A zero-voltage-switching contour based outphasing power amplifier having two class-e power amplifiers connected in an out-phasing architecture coupled on opposite sides of a load being driven. The pair of class-e power amplifiers receive separate digital drive signals with an amount of phase difference that is adjusted based on the load.
| Device for controlling the on and off time of the metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (mosfet), a device spark coating the surfaces of metal workpiece incorporating the said control device and a method of coating metal surfaces using the said device|
The present invention is a device for coating surfaces of metallic work pieces with an electrically conductive material by employing short duration high current packets of pulses in which the work piece forms the cathode and the consumable coating material forms the anode, which are connected to a generator for generating pulses by charging and discharging a bank of capacitors using a mosfet. The invention is also a device for controlling the on and off time of a metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (mosfet).
| Gate line driver capable of controlling slew rate thereof|
A gate line driver including an output buffer configured to receive a driving signal and output a driving voltage, and a slew rate controller including at least one capacitor and a switch connected in series to the at least one capacitor, the switch configured to selectively, electrically connect the at least one capacitor between an input terminal and an output terminal of the output buffer according to a slew rate control signal to control a slew rate of the output buffer.. .
| Semiconductor device|
Provided is a semiconductor device exemplified by an inverter circuit and a shift register circuit, which is characterized by a reduced number of transistors. The semiconductor device includes a first transistor, a second transistor, and a capacitor.
| Current signal sensing method for supplying-end module of induction type power supply system|
A current signal sensing method for a supplying-end module of an induction type power supply system, wherein the supplying-end module includes a supplying-end coil and a resonant capacitor, includes serially connecting a current sensing element between the supplying-end coil and the resonant capacitor to obtain a current signal corresponding to a current of the supplying-end coil; and interpreting the current signal to retrieve data of a receiving-end module of the induction type power supply system.. .
| Monitoring/managing electrochemical energy device using detected intercalation stage changes|
A system includes utilizes optical sensors arranged within or on portions of an electrochemical energy device (e.g., a rechargeable li-ion battery, supercapacitor or fuel cell) to measure operating parameters (e.g., mechanical strain and/or temperature) of the electrochemical energy device during charge/recharge cycling. The measured parameter data is transmitted by way of light signals along optical fibers to a controller, which converts the light signals to electrical data signal using a light source/analyzer.
| Charging and discharging device|
Provided is a charging and discharging device that does not need to use a high voltage capacitor even if a shielding switch is provided in an assembled battery for the sake of convenience of maintenance, and the like. The charging and discharging device includes: capacitors for connecting control terminals of adjacent circuit blocks, the shielding switch interposed between the adjacent battery modules, and a transformer interposed between the control terminals corresponding to the adjacent battery modules..
| Led driver apparatus|
A led driving apparatus includes: an output transistor, having a drain coupled to the led; a node, coupled to a source of the output transistor; a ground transistor, having a drain coupled to the node, and a source coupled to the ground; an operational amplifier, including: a first input end and a second input end, for respectively receiving a driving signal and a feedback signal; and an output end, for outputting an output signal to a gate of the output transistor; a compensating capacitor, including a first end and a second end; and a switching unit, for switching between a first connection mode and a second connection mode, so as to offset a bias difference to the node for compensating the bias difference of the operational amplifier.. .
| Converter assembly|
A converter assembly has at least one a.c. Voltage terminal at which an alternating current can be fed in or tapped and at least one d.c.
| Power conversion apparatus|
A power conversion apparatus comprises a first converter connected to a second converter. The first converter includes a first capacitor and the second converter includes a second capacitor connected in series to a third capacitor.
| Spiral metal-on-metal (smom) capacitors, and related systems and methods|
Spiral metal-on-metal (mom or smom) capacitors and related systems and methods of forming mom capacitors are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mom capacitor disposed in a semiconductor die is disclosed.
| Solid state drive|
Provided is a solid state drive suitable for an increase in capacity. The solid state drive includes a flash memory, and a capacitor electrically connected to the flash memory.
| Metal-on-metal (mom) capacitors having laterally displaced layers, and related systems and methods|
Metal-on-metal (mom) capacitors having laterally displaced layers and related systems and methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mom capacitor includes a plurality of vertically stacked layers that are laterally displaced relative to one another.
| Metal-insulator-metal capacitor formation techniques|
Techniques and structure are disclosed for providing a mim capacitor having a generally corrugated profile. The corrugated topography is provisioned using sacrificial, self-organizing materials that effectively create a pattern in response to treatment (heat or other suitable stimulus), which is transferred to a dielectric material in which the mim capacitor is formed.
| Ferroelectric random access memory with optimized hardmask|
Device structures, fabrication methods, and design structures for a capacitor of a memory cell of ferroelectric random access memory device. The capacitor may include a first electrode comprised of a first conductor, a ferroelectric layer on the first electrode, a second electrode on the ferroelectric layer, and a cap layer on an upper surface of the second electrode.
| Flat panel detector and manufacturing method thereof, camera device|
A flat panel detector comprises a photoelectric conversion layer and a pixel detecting element disposed under the photoelectric conversion layer. The pixel detecting element comprises: a pixel electrode for receiving charges, a storage capacitor for storing the received charges, and a thin film transistor for controlling outputting of the stored charges.
| Organic light emitting display|
An organic light emitting display (oled) is disclosed. The oled includes a storage capacitor formed in a first region of the substrate, a thin film transistor formed in a second region of the substrate, a first data line capacitor formed in a third region of the substrate, an organic light emitting diode formed on the storage capacitor and the thin film transistor, and a second data line capacitor formed on the data line capacitor..
| Fill level monitoring|
Fill level monitoring relates to a method for controlling the fill level of a collecting vessel, wherein the collecting vessel could be filled with a dielectric medium. A fill level is monitored by a monitoring circuit with a measuring capacitor, the capacity of which changes steadily in correlation with the fill level, at least beyond a fill level range of the collecting vessel.
| Inertially operated piezoelectric energy harvesting electronic circuitry|
An electrical energy harvesting device for harvesting electrical energy from a pulsed impact loading event. The device including: a piezoelectric element configured to be loaded and unloaded to a first load level by the pulsed impact loading event; and a first inductor coupled to the piezoelectric element configured to be loaded and unloaded to a second load level by the pulsed impact loading event, wherein the piezoelectric element and the first inductor together operate as a first inductor/capacitor (lc) resonant circuit having a first resonance frequency and wherein the loading of the first inductor lags in time the loading of the piezoelectric element..
|Recharging of the gate charge of a transistor|
Power switches operate with reduced power consumption. A circuit controls a power switch via its gate having a gate capacitor.
|Shielded capacitor sensor system for medical applications and method|
A measurement system for measuring a parameter of the muscular-skeletal system is disclosed. The measurement system comprises a capacitor, a signal generator, a digital counter, counter register, a digital clock, a digital timer, and a data register.
|Touch-screen terminal and method and system for near-field communication|
A touch-screen terminal, method and system for near-field communication are provided. The touch-screen terminal includes a touch sensor, the touch sensor includes multiple driver electrodes and inductive electrodes disposed on a substrate to form capacitor structures.
|Method of fabricating capacitor structure|
A method of fabricating a capacitor structure includes the following steps. Firstly, a substrate is provided.
|Organic light emitting diode display and method for manufacturing the same|
An organic light emitting diode (oled) display and a manufacturing method thereof, the oled display includes: a substrate main body; a polycrystalline silicon layer pattern including a polycrystalline active layer formed on the substrate main body and a first capacitor electrode; a gate insulating layer pattern formed on the polycrystalline silicon layer pattern; a first conductive layer pattern including a gate electrode and a second capacitor electrode that are formed on the gate insulating layer pattern; an interlayer insulating layer pattern formed on the first conductive layer pattern; and a second conductive layer pattern including a source electrode, a drain electrode and a pixel electrode that are formed on the interlayer insulating layer pattern. The gate insulating layer pattern is patterned at a same time with any one of the polycrystalline silicon layer pattern and the first conductive layer pattern..
|Low symmetry molecules and phosphonium salts, methods of making and devices formed there from|
Synthesis of molecules and salts is disclosed having low average symmetry and their use in many applications, including but not limited to: as electrolytes in electronic devices such as memory devices including static, permanent and dynamic random access memory, as electrolytes in energy storage devices such as batteries, electrochemical double layer capacitors (edlcs) or supercapacitors or ultracapacitors, electrolytic capacitors, as electrolytes in dye-sensitized solar cells (dsscs), as electrolytes in fuel cells, as a heat transfer medium, high temperature reaction and/or extraction media, among other applications. In particular, synthesis methods and processes to form molecules and salts having low average symmetry using mixed grignard reagents are disclosed..
|Electro-optic mach-zehnder modulator and method for fabricating an electro-optic mach-zehnder modulator|
An electro-optic mach-zehnder modulator includes a first optical waveguide forming a first arm of the mach-zehnder modulator, and a second optical waveguide forming a second arm thereof. The first or second optical waveguide includes capacitive segments that are spaced apart from one another, each forming an electrical capacitor.