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Korea Electronics Technology Institute
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Solid-state imaging device, driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus
A solid-state imaging device which, in a voltage mode, simultaneously samples the pixel signal in all the pixels in a signal holding part serving as the pixel signal storage part, reads converted signals corresponding to readout signals held in a first signal holding capacitor and a second signal holding capacitor to a first signal line, reads converted signals corresponding to readout reset signals simultaneously in parallel to the second signal line, and supplies the same as a differential signal to a column readout circuit. Due to this, a sufficiently low parasitic light sensitivity corresponding to the application can be realized, settling error can be suppressed, and pixel fixed pattern noise can be reduced..
Brillnics Japan Inc.


Method for improving sfdr and sndr of capacitor-resistor combined sar adc by capacitor re-configuration
A method for improving a spurious free dynamic range and a signal-to-noise-and-distortion ratio of a capacitor-resistor combined successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter by capacitor re-configuration, the method including: 1) arranging 128 unit capacitors in a positive array and a negative array, respectively, dividing unit capacitors of symmetrical positions of the positive array and the negative array into groups to yield a total of 128 groups of capacitors; 2) acquiring 128 digital codes corresponding to 128 groups of capacitors; 3) sorting the 128 groups of capacitors from maximum to minimum according to the 128 digital codes obtained in 2), and recording the 128 groups of capacitors after sorting as c1-c128; and 4) selecting 64 groups of capacitors from c33 to c96, and reconfiguring the 64 groups of capacitors in capacitor arrays of the capacitor-resistor analog-to-digital converter.. .
University Of Electronic Science And Technology Of China


Variable frequency filter and high-frequency front end circuit
A variable frequency filter includes a series arm resonant circuit and first and second parallel arm resonant circuits. The series arm resonant circuit is connected between a first connection terminal and a second connection terminal.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Frequency-variable lc filter and high-frequency front end circuit
A first series arm lc filter circuit includes a capacitor and an inductor connected in series to provide a series circuit between a first connection terminal and a second connection terminal, a capacitor connected in parallel to the series circuit, and an inductor and a variable capacitor connected in parallel between a connection point of the capacitor and the inductor and a ground potential. A first parallel arm lc filter circuit is connected between the first connection terminal and the ground potential.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


Dc to dc converter sourcing variable dc link voltage
An inverter-converter system includes a dc source, a dc to dc boost converter, a dc link capacitor, an inverter circuit, a variable speed electric machine, and a controller. The dc to dc boost converter receives an input dc voltage from the dc source.
Thermo King Corporation


Power regenerative converter and motor control device
A power regenerative converter, includes: a power module configured to include rectifiers and regenerative switches; a smoothing capacitor connected to direct-current power supply terminals, and that accumulates direct-current power during an alternating-current to direct-current conversion; a bus current detector that detects a bus current flowing between either of the direct-current power supply terminals and the smoothing capacitor; a power supply phase detector that detects a phase of an input power supply; a base drive signal generator that generates base drive signals that perform on/off control of the regenerative switching elements based on a power supply phase detected by the power supply phase detection unit; a regeneration controller that performs a start and stop process of a power regenerative operation based on a detection result of the bus current detector and the base drive signals; and an overload detector that detects overload of a power regenerative converter based on the detection result of the bus current detector.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


Passive boost network and dc-dc boost converter applying the same
A passive boost network configured to boost and output an ac power signal having a predetermined frequency, can include: an input port; an output port configured to provide the ac power signal; first and second passive components coupled in series between first and second terminals of the input port; a third passive component coupled in series with the second passive component between first and second terminals of the output port; and where the first passive component is one of a capacitor and an inductor, and the second and third passive components are each the other of the capacitor and the inductor.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd


Ac/dc power converter
An ac/dc conversion circuit, including: four bidirectional switches forming an h bridge; a capacitor connected between input nodes of the bridge; a capacitor connected between output nodes of the bridge; and a control circuit capable of controlling the bridge alternately to a first configuration where first and second diagonals of the bridge are respectively conductive and non-conductive, and to a second configuration where the first and second diagonals are respectively non-conductive and conductive, the control circuit being capable, during a phase of transition between the first and second configurations, of: turning off the switches of the first diagonal; and for each switch of the second diagonal, turning on the switch only when the voltage thereacross takes a zero value.. .
Commissariat à I'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives


Fast charge sharing between capacitors of a dual input path dc/dc converter
A power converter may be adapted to provide an output voltage from one of two input voltages. The power converter may include two or more buck converters that share a plurality of power converter components and each converts an individual input voltage to the output voltage.
Apple Inc.


Isolated converter with switched capacitors

An isolated converter with switched capacitors can include: a first capacitor; a first group of switches coupled between two terminals of an input port, where the first group of switches is configured to selectively couple a first terminal of the first capacitor to one of a first terminal and a second terminal of the input port; a second group of switches coupled between two terminals of an output port, where the second group of switches is configured to selectively couple a second terminal of the first capacitor to one of a first terminal and a second terminal of the output port; and a second capacitor coupled between one of the first and second terminals of the input port and one of the first and second terminals of the output port.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Low-voltage discharge and actuation circuit for the traction converter of a vehicle

An actuation circuit for an inverter includes a direct voltage converter to convert direct current at a first voltage into direct current at an intermediate circuit voltage, and a driver unit that generates inverter control signals, based on direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage, to switch elements of the inverter. The actuation circuit also includes a discharge unit supplied with direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage, where the discharge unit switches, in response to a discharge control signal, a discharge resistor in parallel to an output of the direct voltage converter, and a control unit that is supplied with direct current at the intermediate circuit voltage.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Discharge device, power supply apparatus, and discharge method

[solving means] a discharge device includes a discharge unit and a cut-off detection unit. The discharge unit is configured to discharge a capacitor at a variable discharge current value on the basis of a voltage of a rectified signal obtained by full-wave rectifying an ac voltage input via an input filter including the capacitor.

On-board fluid machine

An on-board fluid machine includes a housing configured to allow fluid to flow into the housing, an electric motor accommodated in the housing, and a driver that is supplied with dc power and drives the electric motor. The driver includes a low-pass filter circuit and an inverter circuit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Hybrid power pack

The present disclosure relates to a hybrid power pack. The hybrid power pack includes a first storage component, a second storage component, a battery management system, a cell balancing circuit, a capacitor balancing circuit, a bidirectional switch, a unipolar transistor, an inout port, a first unidirectional switch and a second unidirectional switch.

Partially and fully surface-enabled transition metal ion-exchanging energy storage devices

A surface-enabled, metal ion-exchanging battery device comprising a cathode, an anode, a porous separator, and a metal ion-containing electrolyte, wherein the metal ion is selected from aluminum (al), gallium (ga), indium (in), tin (sn), lead (pb), or bismuth (bi), and at least one of the electrodes contains therein a metal ion source prior to the first charge or discharge cycle of the device and at least the cathode comprises a functional material or nanostructured material having a metal ion-capturing functional group or metal ion-storing surface in direct contact with the electrolyte. This energy storage device has a power density significantly higher than that of a lithium-ion battery and an energy density dramatically higher than that of a supercapacitor..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Ionic liquid electrolytes and electrochemical devices comprising same

The present disclosure provides novel ionic liquids with favorable thermal and electrochemical properties. Also provided are devices incorporating the ionic liquids, such as lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors..
The Trustees Of Boston University

Hybrid energy storage devices including surface effect dominant sites

A novel hybrid lithium-ion anode material based on coaxially coated si shells on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (cnf) arrays. The unique cup-stacking graphitic microstructure makes the bare vertically aligned cnf array an effective li+ intercalation medium.
Cf Traverse Llc

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

Integrated memory

Some embodiments include an integrated memory having an array of capacitors. The array has edges.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Grated mim capacitor to improve capacitance

An on-chip metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor with enhanced capacitance is provided by forming the mim capacitor along sidewall surfaces and a bottom surface of each trench of a plurality of trenches formed in a back-end-of-the-line (beol) metallization stack to increase a surface area of the mim capacitor.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Methods of forming capacitors include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Capacitors and methods of forming the same include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Leakage current reduction in stacked metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Capacitors and methods of forming the same include forming a dielectric layer on a first metal layer. The dielectric layer is oxygenated such that interstitial oxygen is implanted in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods of forming an array of capacitors, methods of forming an array of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and a transistor, arrays of capacitors, and arrays of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and a transistor

A method of forming an array of capacitors comprises forming elevationally-extending and longitudinally-elongated capacitor electrode lines over a substrate. Individual of the capacitor electrode lines are common to and a shared one of two capacitor electrodes of individual capacitors longitudinally along a line of capacitors being formed.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Tft array for use in a high-resolution display panel and making same

A pixel structure for use in a display panel includes a switching element and a storage capacitor. The switching element has a drain electrode and a source electrode disposed on a high-k dielectric layer with k being equal to or higher than 8.
A.u. Vista, Inc.

Array substrate and fabricating the same, display device

An array substrate and a method for fabricating the same, and a display device are disclosed. The array substrate comprises: a thin film transistor comprising an active region, a source/drain and a gate; a shading part arranged below the active region and made from an electrically conductive material; and a storage capacitor comprising a first plate and a second plate which are spaced apart and arranged oppositely.
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Non-volatile memory

A non-volatile memory includes a first memory cell. The first memory cell includes five transistors and a first capacitor.
Ememory Technology Inc.

Memory cells and methods of forming a capacitor

A memory cell comprises a capacitor having a first conductive capacitor electrode having laterally-spaced walls that individually have a top surface. A second conductive capacitor electrode is laterally between the walls of the first capacitor electrode, and comprises a portion above the first capacitor electrode.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Methods of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors and arrays comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors

A method of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors comprises forming a conductive lining in individual capacitor openings in support material. An elevational mid-portion of individual of the conductive linings is removed to form an upper capacitor electrode lining and a lower capacitor electrode lining that are elevationally separate and spaced from one another in the individual capacitor openings.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Semiconductor memory devices having an undercut source/drain region

A semiconductor memory device includes, for example, a substrate having a fin having a web portion extending from the substrate and a first overhanging fin portion extending outward from the web portion and spaced from the substrate, the fin comprising a source/drain region in the web portion of the fin, a first source/drain region in the first overhanging fin portion, an isolation material surrounding the web portion and disposed under the first overhanging fin portion of the fin, an upper surface of the isolation material being below an upper surface of the fin, a first gate disposed over the fin between the source/drain region in the web portion of the fin and the first source/drain region in the first overhanging fin portion of the fin, and a capacitor operably electrically connected to the first source/drain region in the first overhanging fin portion.. .
Globalfoundries Inc.

Memory cells, arrays of two transistor-one capacitor memory cells, methods of forming an array of two transistor-one capacitor memory cells, and methods used in fabricating integrated circuitry

A two transistor-one capacitor memory cell comprises first and second transistors laterally displaced relative one another. A capacitor is above the first and second transistors.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Method for fabricating capacitor

A method for fabricating a capacitor includes providing a substrate and a first etching stop layer on the substrate; forming a plurality of first spacers on the first etching stop layer; forming an organic layer and a second etching stop layer sequentially on the first spacers, the organic layer covering the first spacers; forming a plurality of second spacers on the second etching stop layer, each second spacer crossing the first spacers; transferring a pattern of the second spacers to the organic layer to form an organic pattern; performing an etching process using the organic pattern and the first spacers as a mask to form an etching stop pattern and remove the second etching stop layer; transferring the etching stop pattern to the substrate to form a plurality of through holes.. .
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

Memory cell, an array of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and a transistor with the array comprising rows of access lines and columns of digit lines, a 2t-1c memory cell, and methods of forming an array of capacitors and access transistors there-above

A method of forming an array of capacitors and access transistors there-above comprises forming access transistor trenches partially into insulative material. The trenches individually comprise longitudinally-spaced masked portions and longitudinally-spaced openings in the trenches longitudinally between the masked portions.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Organic light emitting diode display device and fabricating the same

An organic light emitting diode display device comprises a driving thin film transistor including a first semiconductor layer, a gate insulating layer formed on the first semiconductor layer. The device further includes a storage capacitor including a first capacitor electrode electrically coupled to a drain electrode of the driving thin film transistor, a buffer layer formed on the first capacitor electrode, a second semiconductor layer formed on the buffer layer, and a second capacitor electrode formed on the second semiconductor layer and electrically coupled to a gate electrode of the driving thin film transistor.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

High power energy storage device additive and high power energy storage device comprising same

The lithium ion capacitor additive according to the present invention can release 3 mols or more of lithium ions even at a low voltage of 4.4 v or less, and the lithium ion capacitor including the lithium ion capacitor additive according to the present invention can electrochemically dope lithium onto the anode even without performing a pre-doping process using lithium metal as in the conventional lithium ion capacitor.. .

Capacitors having engineered electrodes with very high energy density and associated method

An apparatus and associated method for an energy-storage device (e.g., a capacitor) having a plurality of electrically conducting electrodes including a first electrode and a second electrode separated by a non-electrically conducting region, and wherein the non-electrically conducting region further includes a non-uniform permittivity (k) value. In some embodiments, the method includes providing a substrate; fabricating a first electrode on the substrate; and fabricating a second electrode such that the second electrode is separated from the first electrode by a non-electrically conducting region, wherein the non-electrically conducting region has a non-uniform permittivity (k) value.
Granbluetech, L.l.c.

Photosensitive organic capacitor

The present disclosure relates to a photosensitive organic capacitor whose capacitance efficiency is increased if light is applied to the photosensitive organic capacitor, and the photosensitive organic capacitor includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate that are spaced apart by a certain interval, an upper electrode and a lower electrode that are attached to each opposing side of the upper substrate and lower substrate, an active layer that is formed between the upper electrode and the lower electrode, and an upper polarization-inducing layer and a lower polarization-inducing layer that are formed between the upper electrode and the active layer and between the lower electrode and the active layer, and that induce the polarization of charges within the active layer if light is applied to the photosensitive organic capacitor.. .
Kyungpook National University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Electrolytic capacitor

An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode body having a dielectric layer; a solid electrolyte layer in contact with the dielectric layer of the anode body; and an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains a solvent and a solute.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Capacitor system

A capacitor system includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor, having essentially the same capacitance, and a current limiter. A first terminal of the first capacitor and a first terminal of the second capacitor are connectable to a first busbar.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and multilayer-ceramic-capacitor-mounted structure

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a stacked body and first and second external electrodes. When a dimension of the stacked body in a length direction is l0, a dimension of the stacked body in a width direction is w0, a dimension of the stacked body in a stacking direction is t0, a dimension of the first outer layer portion in the stacking direction is t1, a dimension of the second outer layer portion in the stacking direction is t2, a dimension of the first side margin in the width direction is w1, a dimension of the second side margin in the width direction is w2, a dimension of the first end margin in the length direction is l1, and a dimension of the second end margin in the length direction is l2, conditions of (l1+l2)/l0>(w1+w2)/w0 and (l1+l2)/l0>(t1+t2)/t0 are satisfied, and a condition of 0.244≤(l1+l2)/l0≤0.348 is satisfied..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same

A pixel capable of improving display quality may include an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor configured to control, in response to a voltage of a first node, current flowing from a first driving power source to a second driving power source via the organic light emitting diode, a second transistor coupled between the first node and a second electrode of the first transistor, and configured to be turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line, a storage capacitor coupled between an initialization power source and the first node, a first capacitor coupled between the second electrode of the first transistor and a data line, and a second capacitor coupled between the first node and the second electrode of the first transistor. A display including such pixels also is disclosed..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Organic light-emitting diode display

An organic light-emitting diode (oled) display is disclosed. In one aspect, the oled display includes a data line disposed on a substrate and extended in a first direction, a power line disposed on the substrate and extended in the first direction, a scan signal line disposed on the substrate across the data line, an active layer formed over the substrate, wherein the active layer includes first to fourth regions, wherein the first and fourth regions are connected to each other through a connecting region, a first transistor including the active layer formed between the first region and the second region, a second transistor including the active layer formed between the third region and the fourth region, and wherein the active layer is extended from the first region, the organic light emitting diode is electrically coupled to the first transistor, and a storage capacitor including a first electrode and a second electrode formed over the first electrode, wherein the second electrode overlaps with at least of an area of the first electrode.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Display apparatus

A display apparatus has a pixel circuit including first, second, and third switches, a transistor, a light-emitting element, and a capacitor. A first terminal of the first switch is coupled to a first voltage line.
Innolux Corporation

Circuit and driving amoled pixel

The present disclosure provides a circuit and a method for driving amoled pixels, the circuit includes a first transistor; a second transistor; a gray-scale storage capacitor; and a threshold storage capacitor, one end thereof being connected to the other end of the gray-scale storage capacitor, and the other end thereof being connected to a drain of the second transistor for storing a threshold voltage of the second transistor.. .
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and circuit for tuning an antenna circuit of an actively transmitting tag

A circuit includes an antenna circuit including a number of capacitors and an inductor. The antenna circuit is configured to transmit an output signal upon receiving an input transmit signal.
Stmicroelectronics International N.v

Module equipped with a capacitor and an antenna, with improved capacitor electrode arrangement

A module comprising a base (20) supporting a planar capacitor, an antenna, and a microcircuit electrically connected to each other to form a resonant electrical circuit, the capacitor including on a first face of the base a first electrode (30, 301, 302, 303) and a second electrode (300) disposed on a second face opposite to said first face facing said first electrode, the second electrode and the first electrode having substantially the same shape. Each electrode has at least a first portion and a second portion disposed on either side of the turns (40) of said antenna..
Idemia France

Card reader

A card reader for use with a card having a magnetic stripe may include a card insertion port into which the card is inserted; a card passage along which the card is passed; and a disturbing magnetic field generation means structured to generate a magnetic field for disturbing illegal reading of magnetic data recorded in the magnetic stripe. The disturbing magnetic field generation means may include a plurality of coils which are serially-connected with each other; a capacitor connected in parallel with the plurality of the coils; and a drive circuit structured to supply an electric current to the plurality of the coils..
Nidec Sankyo Corporation

High power, high frequency pulser for use in ultrasound

An ultrasound pulse generator circuit includes a first gate driver electrically coupled to a first gallium nitride (gan) transistor, a second gate driver electrically coupled to a second gan transistor, a first snubber circuit, a second snubber circuit, and a transformer. The first snubber circuit and the second snubber circuit each include a respective capacitor and resistor and each snubber circuit is configured to clamp a voltage overshoot when present.
General Electric Company

Apparatus and detecting particulate matter

In detecting a particulate matter (pm), which measures a change in capacitance depending on induction of the particulate matter, an apparatus for detecting a particulate matter includes: a power supply unit applying bias voltage for inducing the pm; a detection unit forming a magnetic field by using detected voltage applied from the bias voltage and generating pm resistance by the pm by inducing the pm to the magnetic field; and a measurement unit including a first capacitor and a second capacitor in series and measuring the changed capacitance of the first capacitor and the second capacitor according to a change in pm resistance by connecting any one capacitor to the detection unit in parallel. A method for detecting a particulate matter includes: applying bias voltage; generating pm resistance; and measuring changed capacitance according to a change in pm resistance by using the apparatus..
Kia Motors Corporation

Capacitive force sensor having improved attachment

The present disclosure relates to a capacitive force sensor. The capacitive force sensor includes a planar base body, a supported membrane body, two spacers disposed spaced apart to each other, where the membrane body abuts the planar base body via the spacers, and wherein a cavity is formed between the membrane body and the planar base body to allow displacement or deflection of the membrane body under a force onto the membrane body in the area between the spacers.
Preh Gmbh

Renewable energy system having a distributed energy storage systems and photovoltaic cogeneration

A renewable energy system has a plurality of turbine separately connected to a line so as to form a turbine string, a plurality of turbine transformers separately and respectively connected to the plurality of turbines, a plurality of energy storage systems separately and respectively connected to the plurality of turbine transformers so as to store energy from the turbines, and a distribution transformer connected to the turbine strings so as to raise a voltage from the turbine strings to a grid voltage. The plurality of turbines are wind power turbine systems.

Arrays of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor, methods of forming a tier of an array of memory cells, and methods of forming an array of memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor

A method of forming a tier of an array of memory cells within an array area, the memory cells individually comprising a capacitor and an elevationally-extending transistor, the method comprising using two, and only two, sacrificial masking steps within the array area of the tier in forming the memory cells. Other methods are disclosed, as are structures independent of method of fabrication..
Micron Technology, Inc.

Integrated wireless power transfer system

A charging system includes an inverter configured to receive rectified mains line voltage and current to power a primary coil to induce charge current in a secondary coil of a vehicle. The charging system also includes a controller configured to alter a switching frequency of the inverter based on charge voltage data from the vehicle to cause the inverter to operate to drive a voltage of an energy storage capacitor of a battery charger of the vehicle toward a constant value..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

On-board fluid machine

An on-board fluid machine includes a housing configured to allow fluid to flow into the housing, an electric motor accommodated in the housing, and a driver that is supplied with dc power and drives the electric motor. The driver includes a low-pass filter circuit and an inverter circuit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

A non-isolated switching mode power supply for a high-voltage light strip

A non-isolated switching mode power supply for a high-voltage light strip is disclosed. The non-isolated switching mode power supply comprises a full-bridge rectifier circuit, a switch tube q2, an electrolytic capacitor c2, an energy-storage inductor l1, a diode d4 and a pwm circuit.
Guangdong Oml Technology Co., Ltd.

Induction heat cooking apparatus to implement wpt and pfc power converter

An induction heat cooking apparatus that includes: a rectifier that is configured to convert alternating current (ac) voltage supplied from an external power source into direct current (dc) voltage; an inverter that is configured to generate current based on dc voltage received from the rectifier and provide the current to output nodes; heating coils that are configured to, based on the current generated by the inverter, generate magnetic fields for providing heat; a first capacitive unit that includes one or more resonance capacitors and that is coupled between the output nodes; a second capacitive unit that includes one or more wireless power transfer (wpt) capacitors and that is configured to be coupled between the output nodes; and a mode conversion switch that is configured to couple the second capacitive unit to the first capacitive unit in parallel is disclosed.. .
Ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology

Amplifier interface and amplification methods for ultrasound devices

Amplifier architecture that allows low-cost class-d audio amplifiers to be compatible with ultrasonic signals, as well as loads presented by thin-film ultrasonic transducers. The amplifier architecture replaces the traditional capacitor used as an output filter in the class-d amplifier with the natural capacitance of the ultrasonic transducer load, and employs relative impedance magnitudes to create an under-damped low-pass filter that boosts voltage in the ultrasonic frequency band of interest.

Solid-state imaging apparatus and imaging system

Provided is a solid-state imaging apparatus, including: a first amplifier and a second amplifier; a coupling capacitor including a first electrode and a second electrode; a first metal member configured to connect an output terminal of the first amplifier and the first electrode; and a second metal member configured to connect an input terminal of the second amplifier and the second electrode, wherein, in a cross section perpendicular to a line that runs from the second electrode toward the input terminal of the second amplifier, the first metal member is arranged in at least two directions out of directions relative to the second metal member that are above, below, to the left of, and to the right of the second metal member.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Global shutter in pixel frame memory

In an image sensor, some pixels in an array contain a sampling circuit to sample the light intensity and a capacitor to store an analog value representing the intensity at that pixel. Alternatively, a group of pixel circuits will be equipped with such sampling and capacitor circuits.
Insightness Ag

Image sensors having high dynamic range functionalities

An image sensor pixel may include a photodiode, a charge storage region, a floating diffusion node, and a capacitor. A first transistor may be coupled between the photodiode and the charge storage region.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Analog-to-digital converter with an increased resolution first stage

One example includes a pipelined analog-to-digital converter device. The pipelined analog-to-digital converter device includes a capacitive digital-to-analog converter, a first analog-to-digital converter, and a second analog-to-digital converter.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Method and system for a sampled loop filter in a phase locked loop (pll)

Methods and systems for a sampled loop filter in a phase locked loop (pll) may comprise a phase locked loop (pll) comprising a phase frequency detector, a sampled loop filter comprising a plurality of capacitors and at least one switch, a plurality of voltage controlled oscillators (vcos) coupled to said sampled loop filter, and a frequency divider. The pll generates at least one clock signal, and the sampled loop filter samples an output signal from the phase frequency detector when an average of charge provided to a first of the plurality of capacitors in the sampled loop filter is zero.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Low distortion rf switch

A circuit for an rf switch using fet transistors that largely cancels the non-linearity of the coss of the fets over a majority of the signal range, and reduces distortion. The rf switch includes two substantially identical fets.
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation

Planar balun and multi-layer circuit board

The present invention provides a planar balun and a multi-layer circuit board. The planar balun formed on the multi-layer circuit board comprises: a first winding with at least one turn, which is formed in a first conductive layer, and has a first lead and a second lead serving as a first balanced end and a second balanced end of the balun respectively; a second winding with at least one turn, which is formed in a second conductive layer separated from the first conductive layer by at least a first insulating layer, and has a third lead and a fourth lead, wherein the third lead is connected to a ground potential, and the fourth lead serves as an unbalanced end of the balun; and a first balancing capacitor, which is connected between a selected portion near a center of the first winding and the ground potential..
General Electric Company

Matching box and matching method

A matching box comprises a directional coupler that detects forward waves and reflected waves; a matching circuit having a first variable capacitance capacitor, a second variable capacitance capacitor, and inductance; and a control unit that calculates a reflection coefficient on the basis of the forward waves and the reflected waves, and controls a capacitance value vc1 of the first variable capacitance capacitor and a capacitance value vc2 of the second variable capacitance capacitor, wherein the control unit changes vc2 if the distance between a matching circle drawn by the trajectory of the reflection coefficient passing through a matching point on a smith chart, and the calculated reflection coefficient is greater than a prescribed value, and changes vc1 if such distance is set to be no greater than the prescribed value and when the value of such distance becomes no greater than the prescribed value, thereby reducing the reflection coefficient.. .
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Amplifier

An amplifier for a receiver circuit is disclosed. The amplifier has an input node (vin) and an output node (vout).
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Inverter and motor drive device, freezing device

An inverter, motor drive device and freezing device, with which it is possible to effectively suppress current beats in the event of over-modulation without requiring additional circuits. This motor driving device includes: a rectifier circuit that converts the ac voltage from an ac power supply into a dc voltage; a smoothing capacitor that smoothes the dc voltage output from the rectifier circuit; an inverter circuit that converts the dc voltage output from the smoothing capacitor into an ac voltage; and a controller that reduces the current beat component by estimating, using a phase locked loop process, the frequency, phase and amplitude of the current beat component in the output current of the inverter circuit, and corrects the voltage command to the inverter circuit on the basis of the estimated frequency, phase and amplitude..
Hitachi-johnson Controls Air Conditioning, Inc.

Dc link module for reducing dc link capacitance

A dc link module for a power circuit comprising a first connector for connecting to a first power conversion circuit, a second connector for connecting to a second power conversion circuit, wherein the second power conversion circuit is connected to a load circuit arranged to at least intermittently operate as a power source to the power circuit, at least one dc link capacitors arranged between said first connector and said second connector for processing a voltage signal received at said first connector or said second connector, and at least one voltage compensation circuits arranged between said first connector and said second connector, said one or more voltage compensation circuits arranged to generate a voltage signal to compensate an ac ripple component in a dc voltage signal appearing across the at least one dc link capacitor.. .
City University Of Hong Kong

Ultra-high power zvs+zcs integrated soft swithing dc/dc converter

A ultra-high power zvs+zcs integrated soft switching dc/dc converter is disclosed, which adopts a phase shifted full bridge zvs (zero voltage switching) dc/dc converter circuit. A saturation inductance lk=lk1+lk2 controlled by a load current is series connected to a primary side of a high permeability ring transformer.

Switching power supply with a very wide dynamic range for measuring instruments

A switch mode power supply comprises a power converter including a transformer having a primary winding connected to a primary circuit, and a secondary winding connected to a secondary circuit delivering an output voltage to a load. The primary circuit comprises a controller for operating a switch element to chop the current flowing in the primary winding to transfer energy selectively to the secondary winding.
Chauvin Arnoux

Asymmetric switching capacitor regulator

The present disclosure provides an asymmetric switching capacitor regulator that is capable of providing an output voltage, covering a wide voltage range, with a high efficiency. The disclosed switching capacitor regulator is configured to generate a wide range of an output voltage by differentiating a voltage across one or more switching capacitors from a voltage across the rest of the switching capacitors in the switching capacitor regulator..
Lion Semiconductor Inc.

Switching regulator

A switching regulator includes a first switch; a second switch coupled between the first switch and ground; an inductor coupled to a common node between the first and second switches; a capacitor coupled between the inductor and ground; a controller receiving a disable signal, and generating first and second control signals respectively for the first and second switches; and a crossing detector comparing an auxiliary voltage at the common node with a negative reference voltage to generate a comparison signal, and generating the disable signal based on the first control signal and the comparison signal. The second control signal switches into an inactive state upon the disable signal indicating a reference-crossing of the auxiliary voltage..
National Taipei University Of Technology

Systems and methods for mitigation of resistor nonlinearity errors in single or multiphase switching voltage regulators employing inductor dcr current sensing

Systems and methods for mitigation of resistor nonlinearity errors in a power converter are provided. In at least one embodiment, the power converter comprises at least one power switch coupled to an input voltage, a pulse width modulation (pwm) circuit for generating control pulses for the at least one power switch, at least one output inductor coupled to a respective one of the at least one power switches, a current sensor coupled in parallel with the at least one output inductor, and at least one circuit element.
Intersil Americas Llc

Power conversion device

An mmc includes arms each configured with one unit converter or a plurality of cells connected in series. A control circuit of the cell transmits a voltage detected value of a dc capacitor to a control device and controls on/off of a switching element in accordance with a control signal received from the control device.
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Integrated transformer

Apparatus providing an integrated transformer are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a power conversion system including a switching circuit including a first primary side transistor coupled between a first input node and a switching node, and a second primary side transistor coupled between the switching node and a second input node, a series circuit including a transformer primary winding, a capacitor, and an inductor coupled in series between the switching node and the second input node, a transformer secondary circuit including a first transformer secondary winding and a second transformer secondary winding, the first and the second transformer secondary windings electrically between a first converter output and a second converter output, the transformer primary winding and the transformer secondary windings wound around at least a portion of a corresponding one of a transformer core in an infinity winding arrangement..
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Laser system

The laser system includes a first laser apparatus, a second laser apparatus, a charging voltage measuring unit configured to measure the charging voltage of the first storage capacitor and the charging voltage of the second storage capacitor, at least one bleeding circuit configured to reduce the charging voltage of the first storage capacitor and the charging voltage of the second storage capacitor, and a bleeding circuit controller configured to control the at least one bleeding circuit based on the voltage measured by the charging voltage measuring unit.. .
Gigaphoton Inc.

Portable tower with electrical outlets

A portable tower with electrical capability includes a housing with base, central, and upper housing portions, and with electrical power and/or data outlets including at least one outlet at either or both of the upper and lower housing portions. The central housing portion projects upwardly from the base housing portion and supports the upper housing portion at an elevated position spaced above the base housing portion.

System and cell-specific control of three-terminal cells

A system and method are described permitting a sophisticated control of a battery composed of a multiplicity of three-terminal electrochemical cells. Each cell has first and second terminals, connected with respective electrodes, one of which is a positive terminal and one of which is a negative terminal.
Sendyne Corporation

Method for preparing hierarchically porous doped carbon material and its use

A method for preparing a hierarchically porous doped carbon material includes the steps of heating a mixture including an etching agent precursor and a pore-generating agent. The pore-generating agent is embedded in a matrix including a carbon source and a dopant source for simultaneously carbonizing the carbon source.
City University Of Hong Kong

Negative electrode for power storage device and power storage device

A decomposition reaction of an electrolyte solution and the like caused as a side reaction of charge and discharge is minimized in repeated charge and discharge of a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor, and thus the lithium ion battery or the lithium ion capacitor can have long-term cycle performance. A negative electrode for a power storage device includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer which includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device

Provided is a highly integrated semiconductor device, a semiconductor device with large storage capacity with respect to an area occupied by a capacitor, a semiconductor device capable of high-speed writing, a semiconductor device capable of high-speed reading, a semiconductor device with low power consumption, or a highly reliable semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes a first transistor, a second transistor, and a capacitor.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

High density memory cell structures

The present disclosure relates to semiconductor structures and, more particularly, to vertical memory cell structures and methods of manufacture. The vertical memory cell includes a vertical nanowire capacitor and vertical pass gate transistor.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Mim capacitor with enhanced capacitance

A metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor is disclosed. The mim capacitor includes a substrate having a first dielectric layer thereon and a bottom electrode embedded in the first dielectric layer.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Advanced metal insulator metal capacitor

A pattern is defined in a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer includes a low-k dielectric region and a high-k dielectric region.
International Business Machines Corporation

Advanced metal insulator metal capacitor

A pattern is defined in a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer includes a low-k dielectric region and a high-k dielectric region.
International Business Machines Corporation

Advanced metal insulator metal capacitor

A method for fabricating an advanced metal insulator metal capacitor structure includes providing a pattern in a dielectric layer. The pattern includes a set of features in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Advanced metal insulator metal capacitor

A method for fabricating an advanced metal insulator metal capacitor structure includes providing a pattern in a dielectric layer. The pattern includes a set of features in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Advanced metal insulator metal capacitor

A method for fabricating an advanced metal insulator metal capacitor structure includes providing a pattern in a dielectric layer. The pattern includes a set of features in the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for forming semiconductor device

The present invention provides a method for fabricating a semiconductor device, comprising at least the steps of: providing a substrate in which a memory region and a peripheral region are defined, the memory region includes a plurality of memory cells, each memory cell includes at least a first transistor and a capacitor, the peripheral region compress a second transistor, a first insulating layer is formed within the memory region and the peripheral region by an atomic layer deposition process, covering the capacitor of the memory cells in the memory region and the second transistor in the peripheral region, and a second insulating layer is formed, overlying the first insulating layer and the peripheral region. Finally, a contact structure is formed within the second insulating layer, and electrically connecting the second transistor..
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

Capacitor structure and fabrication method thereof

A capacitor structure includes a semiconductor substrate, a dielectric layer disposed on the semiconductor substrate, a storage node pad disposed in the dielectric layer, and a cylindrical lower electrode including a bottom portion recessed into the dielectric layer and in contact with the storage node pad. The bottom extends to a sidewall of the storage node pad..
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

High density capacitors formed from thin vertical semiconductor structures such as finfets

A vertical structure may be used as a high density capacitance for an integrated circuit. These thin vertical structures can be configured to operate as an insulator in a metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor.
Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Semiconductor package with embedded mim capacitor, and fabricating thereof

An interposer includes a first redistribution layer, an organic substrate, a capacitor, a hard mask layer, a conductive pillar, and a second redistribution layer. The organic substrate is on the first redistribution layer.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Electric relay structure

A step-by-step electric relay structure of a bistable type, comprising a mechanical part and an electric part, the mechanical part comprising push-button means to be operated by a user and the electric part comprising coil means, capacitor means, resistor means and diode means operatively interconnected to one another, the coil means comprising either two coils coupled in parallel to one another or a single coil polarized or biased with two polarities, thereby, as the push-button means are operated by the user to provide a switching or exchanging of at least a contact of the relay structure, either one of the two coils is shorted or the two polarities of the single coil are mutually reversed, thereby providing the electric relay structure with a logic set function and a logic reset function.. .
Vimar S.p.a.

Electric double layer capacitor and manufacturing method therefor

An electric double layer capacitor that includes a first electrode having a first polarizable electrode on a first collector electrode; a second electrode having a second polarizable electrode on a second collector electrode; and a separator interposed between the first polarizable electrode and the second polarizable electrode. The separator includes a bonding part filled with a resin.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Flexible and shape-conformal rope-shape supercapacitors

Provided is a rope-shaped supercapacitor having a first and second conductive porous electrode in a rod shape, where the pores are filled with an electrolyte and an electrode active material. The pores of the first electrode may contain activated carbon or isolated graphene sheets.
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Method of manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor, ceramic laminate, and multilayer ceramic capacitor

A method of manufacturing a multilayer ceramic capacitor includes preparing a laminate including ceramic layers and internal electrode layers arranged in a stacking direction and including two or more exposure regions at which the internal electrode layers and the ceramic layer interposed between the internal electrode layers are both exposed, and transferring a first conductive paste to the laminate. The laminate includes two longitudinal end surfaces, and four surfaces orthogonal or substantially orthogonal to the end surfaces and, on at least one of the four surfaces, a protrusion in which the exposure region protrudes outward.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multi-layer ceramic capacitor assembly

A multi-layer ceramic capacitor assembly includes a first terminal assembly member formed by arranging first protruded members at specific intervals, a second terminal assembly member formed by arranging second protruded members at specific intervals so that they face the respective first protruded members, insulated heat dissipation members supported by the first protruded members and the second protruded members and disposed therein, and multi-layer ceramic capacitors alternately disposed between the insulated heat dissipation members so that each multi-layer ceramic capacitor comes into contact with one side and the other side of each insulated heat dissipation member in a first direction, the end on one side of the multi-layer ceramic capacitor in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction is connected to the first terminal assembly member, and the end on the other side of the multi-layer ceramic capacitor in the second direction is connected to the second terminal assembly member.. .
Samhwa Capacitor Co., Ltd.

Capacitor component and manufacturing the same

A capacitor component includes a body having a first surface and a second surface opposing each other and including a multilayer structure in which a plurality of dielectric layers are stacked and first and second internal electrodes are alternately disposed with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween and exposed to the first surface and the second surface, respectively, first and second metal layers covering the first surface and the second surface and connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively, first and second ceramic layers covering the first and second metal layers, and first and second external electrodes covering the first and second ceramic layers and connected to the first and second metal layers to be electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Method for manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A method for manufacturing a multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: producing a plurality of dielectric green sheets; producing therefrom a plurality of internal electrode-printed green sheets; producing therefrom a plurality of individually cut unsintered laminates by stacking some of the plurality of dielectric green sheets, as cover layers, and the plurality of internal electrode-printed green sheets together; producing therefrom element body precursors by applying a ceramic paste to side faces of the unsintered laminates for forming side margins thereon, wherein an application thickness of the ceramic paste is adjusted in a manner such that a thickness of the side margins is greater than a thickness of the cover layers in the final product; producing therefrom element bodies by sintering; and forming external electrodes on at least one of principal faces and on both end faces of the element bodies.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Electronic device

An electronic device in which an equivalent series inductance including a parasitic inductance of a capacitor and an inductance of wiring of a mount board may be decreased is provided. An electronic device includes a first terminal conductor, a second terminal conductor, a third terminal conductor, and a fourth terminal conductor; one or a plurality of first inner electrodes, and one or a plurality of second inner electrodes; and a connection conductor.
Tdk Corporation

Leadless multi-layered ceramic capacitor stack

A stacked mlcc capacitor is provided wherein the capacitor stack comprises multilayered ceramic capacitors wherein each multilayered ceramic capacitor comprises first electrodes and second electrodes in an alternating stack with a dielectric between each first electrode and each adjacent second electrode. The first electrodes terminate at a first side and the second electrodes second side.
Kemet Electronics Corporation

Ground reference scheme for a memory cell

Methods, systems, and devices for operating a ferroelectric memory cell or cells are described. A ground reference scheme may be employed in a digit line voltage sensing operation.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Gate driver on array (goa) circuit of igzo thin film transistor and display device thereof

A gate driver on array (goa) circuit of an igzo thin film transistor and a display device thereof are described. The goa circuit of the igzo tft includes a plurality of cascade goa units.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Liquid crystal display and the driving circuit thereof

The present disclosure discloses a liquid crystal display and the driving circuit thereof. The driving circuit comprises multiple liquid crystal driving units arranged in an array of n rows and m columns.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method for driving liquid crystal display device

An object is to suppress deterioration of a displayed image even when a refresh rate is reduced in displaying a still image. A liquid crystal display device includes a pixel transistor electrically connected to a pixel electrode, and a capacitor having one electrode electrically connected to the pixel electrode and the other electrode electrically connected to a capacitor line.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Circuit for sensing threshold voltage and display device including the same

A circuit configured to sense a threshold voltage of an organic light emitting diode (oled) of a display panel includes a sample and hold unit configured to receive the threshold voltage of the oled, a first capacitor configured to sample the threshold voltage of the oled, a second capacitor configured to charge-share the voltage on the first capacitor, an output terminal configured to output the voltage on the second capacitor, and an amplifier including an input terminal connected to the output terminal of the sample and hold unit. The sample and hold unit includes a first switching unit configured to selectively connect the oled, the first capacitor, the second capacitor, the first capacitor and a first or second reference voltage, the second capacitor and the second or a third reference voltage, and the second capacitor and the output terminal..
Dongbu Hitek Co., Ltd.

Circuit for sensing threshold voltage and display device including the same

A circuit configured to sense a threshold voltage of an organic light emitting diode (oled) of a display panel includes a sample and hold unit configured to receive the threshold voltage of the oled, a first sampling capacitor between the first input terminal and a first reference voltage, and a first charge sharing capacitor having a first terminal connected to the first sampling capacitor and a second terminal connected to a second reference voltage, a second sample and hold unit including a second input terminal connected to the first reference voltage, a second sampling capacitor between the second input terminal and the first reference voltage, and a second charge sharing capacitor having a first terminal connected to the second sampling capacitor and a second terminal connected to a third reference voltage, and an amplifier including first and second amplifier input terminals connected to the first and second output terminals, respectively.. .
Dongbu Hitek Co., Ltd.

Scan driving circuit

The present invention provides a scan driving circuit utilized to drive cascading scan lines. The scan driving circuit comprises a pull-down control module, a pull-down module, a reset control module, a reset module, a lower transmission module, a first bootstrap capacitor, a constant low voltage source, and a constant high voltage source.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Organic light-emitting diode display device and driving the same

An organic light-emitting diode (oled) display device can include a pixel and a data driver. The pixel includes a driving thin film transistor (tft) to drive an oled element, a first switching tft to connect a data line to a gate electrode of the driving tft, a second switching tft to connect a reference line to a source electrode of the driving tft and a capacitor connected between the gate electrode and the source electrode of the driving tft.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Electroluminescent display

An electroluminescent display is disclosed. An electroluminescent display comprises a display panel including a plurality of pixels, each of the plurality of pixels including subpixels.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Pixel circuit, driving the same, display panel, and display device

Disclosed are a pixel circuit, a method for driving the same, a display panel, a display device, and the pixel circuit which includes a driving transistor structured with double-gates, a first switch transistor, a second switch transistor, a third switch transistor, a fourth switch transistor, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, and a light-emitting element; and the respective transistors and capacitors above cooperate with each other to compensate for threshold voltage of the driving transistor, so that driving current to drive the light-emitting element to emit light is only dependent upon voltage of a data signal, the light-emitting element is avoided from being affected by the threshold voltage of the driver control module, and when the same data signal is applied to different pixel elements, an image at the same brightness can be displayed.. .
Shanghai Tianma Am-oled Co., Ltd.

Pixel driving circuit, pixel array, driving method and organic light emitting display panel

A pixel driving circuit, a pixel array, a driving method and an organic light emitting display panel are provided. The pixel driving circuit includes: a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a fifth transistor, a sixth transistor, a seventh transistor and a first capacitor.
Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

Pixel circuit and driving pixel circuit

Disclosed are a pixel circuit and a method for driving the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit includes a light-emitting diode; a driving transistor; a first transistor connected between a data line and the driving transistor, a gate electrode of the first transistor being connected to a first scanning line; a second transistor connected between a first power line and the driving transistor, a gate electrode of the second transistor being connected to a second scanning line; a third transistor connected between a gate electrode of the driving transistor and the second transistor, a gate electrode of the third transistor being connected to a third scanning line; and a driving capacitor connected between the gate electrode of the driving transistor and the first power line, in which the driving transistor is further connected to a second power line via the light-emitting diode..
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co., Ltd.

Pixel driving circuit, array substrate, display panel and display apparatus having the same, and driving method thereof

The present application discloses a pixel driving circuit configured to operate in a display cycle including sequentially an initialization period, a compensation period, and a light-emitting period, the pixel driving circuit including a driving transistor having a gate, a source, and a drain; a first storage capacitor having a first terminal connected to the gate of the driving transistor and a second terminal connected to a first power signal input port; an emission control sub-circuit disposed between the source of the driving transistor and the first power signal input port; a data write-in sub-circuit disposed between a data input port and the drain of the driving transistor which is also connected to the emission control sub-circuit; a compensation sub-circuit disposed between the source of the driving transistor and the first terminal of the first storage capacitor; and a light emitting device having a first terminal connected to the emission control sub-circuit and a second terminal connected to a second power signal input port; the data write-in sub-circuit is configured to control a data voltage signal to be passed into the drain of the driving transistor during the compensation period; the compensation sub-circuit is configured to control a connection between the source and the gate of the driving transistor during the compensation period to set the driving transistor to a conduction state for inducing a source-to-drain current until a gate voltage of the driving transistor reaches a value substantially equal to the data voltage signal plus a threshold voltage of the driving transistor.. .
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Transponder and tuning the radio transponder

The invention relates to the tuning of a radio transponder having an antenna, a transceiver unit and a resonant circuit connected to the antenna. The resonant circuit comprises a plurality of capacitors arranged in parallel, each capacitor being arranged in series with a fuse.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Generating a layout for an integrated circuit

In an approach for generating a file, a computer generates a modified layout for an integrated circuit. The computer receives a draft layout for an integrated circuit.
International Business Machines Corporation

Crosstalk cancellation transmission bridge

Devices include a connecting card that may be used in a memory connector. The connecting card may include a substrate including a first substrate region and a second substrate region, a plurality of adjacent signal pathways extending from the first substrate region to the second substrate region, and a capacitor positioned between each of the adjacent signal pathways.
Intel Corporation

Random number generation in ferroelectric random access memory (fram)

Disclosed embodiments relate to generating random numbers using two transistor, two capacitor (2t-2c) ferroelectric memory cells. In accordance with one disclosed embodiment, an n-bit random number can be generated by writing to a uniform data pattern to a set of n 2t-2c ferroelectric memory cells in a 1t-1c mode so that all ferroelectric capacitors of the n 2t-2c cells have a polarization state corresponding to the same data value (e.g., all 0's or all 1's).
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Method and data transmission via capacitance sensing device

Example systems, methods, and apparatus transfer data to a communication device by capacitively coupling an analog signal through a capacitor formed by the capacitance sensor, of a transmitting device, and the communication device. .
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Highly configurable front end for touch controllers

In some aspects of the present disclosure, a touch-panel interface includes a plurality of receivers, wherein each of the receivers is coupled to one or more receive lines of a touch panel, and each of the receivers includes a switch capacitor network and an amplifier. The touch-panel interface also includes controller configured to control switches in the switch capacitor network of each of one or more of the receivers to operate each of the one or more of the receivers in one of a plurality of different receiver modes..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Start-up circuits

A start-up circuit (2) arranged to initialise a circuit portion (4) with a zero stable point (200) and a non-zero stable point (202). The start-up circuit comprises: a capacitive voltage divider including a first capacitor (16) and a second capacitor (18) that generate a divider bias voltage at a divider node (48); a differential amplifier including first and second amplifier inputs (20, 22) and an amplifier output connected to the divider node; a first driver transistor (12) with its gate terminal connected to the divider node, and its drain terminal connected to a first start-up output and the first amplifier input; and a second driver transistor (14) with its gate terminal connected to the divider node, and its drain terminal connected to a second start-up output and the second amplifier input.
Nordic Semiconductor Asa

Voltage droop mitigation circuit for power supply network

A voltage droop reduction circuit generally including a loop coupled to an output of a voltage regulator is provided. The loop includes a first current amplifier.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Pixel structure

A pixel structure is provided. A pixel structure includes a pixel electrode, an active switch, a common line and an l-shaped conductive.
Chongqing Hkc Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Touch display screen and electronic apparatus using the same

The present disclosure provides a touch display screen, comprising a middle frame, a liquid crystal panel, a backlight module, a sheet conductor and force sensitive circuits; the liquid crystal panel and the backlight module are fixed within the middle frame, the liquid crystal panel is stacked on the backlight module, and the sheet conductor is stacked on the side of backlight module away from the side of the liquid crystal; wherein, a space is existed between the sheet conductor and the backlight module, the force sensitive circuits are integrated into the liquid crystal panel, and a capacitor structure is formed by both the force sensitive circuits and the sheet conductor. According to the touch display screen in the present disclosure, the space structure can be reduced efficiently from the accumulated tolerance to enable the embedded force touch display screen mass produced.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Display panel and display device

The present invention discloses a pixel structure, and it includes: a pixel electrode; an active switch coupled to the pixel electrode; a common line and a first storage capacitor formed between the pixel electrode and the common line; and a cross conductive line and a second storage capacitor is formed between the pixel electrode and the cross conductive line.. .
Chongqing Hkc Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Monitoring system, safety cable and tube for such a system, and operating a monitoring system

A monitoring system contains a safety cable that has at least one line along which a fault sensor device extends. The safety cable has a capacitor with two electrodes and an inductor which is made of a conductor that is electrically connected to one of the electrodes such that a series resonant circuit is formed.
Leoni Kabel Gmbh

Super capacitor based emergency lighting system

An emergency lighting system (els) for an aircraft has a capacitor, at least one of an onboard power system and a ground power unit configured to charge the capacitor, and a light emitting diode (led) selectively powered by the capacitor.. .
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.

Imaging apparatus, driving imaging apparatus, and apparatus using the imaging apparatus

Provided is an imaging apparatus, including: a photoelectric conversion element; an amplifier transistor configured to output a voltage corresponding to electric charges generated by the photoelectric conversion element; a load transistor configured to supply a bias current to the amplifier transistor; and a voltage supply unit configured to input one of a first voltage and a second voltage, which have different voltage values, to a control node of the load transistor via an input capacitor. In the imaging apparatus, a current value of the bias current to be supplied by the load transistor at a time when the second voltage is input to the control node via the input capacitor is larger than a current value of the bias current to be supplied by the load transistor at a time when the first voltage is input to the control node via the input capacitor..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Random sampling for horizontal noise reduction

An example apparatus for random sampling for horizontal noise reduction includes readout circuitry coupled to receive image data from an array of pixels, the readout circuitry including a plurality of sample and hold (s&h) circuits coupled to respective ones of a plurality of bitlines to sample and hold the image data in response to a plurality of s&h control signals, each of the plurality of s&h circuits including an s&h capacitor and an s&h switch. The s&h capacitor samples and holds respective image data, and the s&h switch coupled between a respective bitline and to the respective s&h capacitor, and further coupled to receive a respective one of the plurality of s&h control signals to open/close the s&h switch, where each of the plurality of s&h switches are opened to decouple their respective s&h capacitors from the respective bitlines at a different..
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

Extended high dynamic range direct injection circuit for imaging applications

According to one aspect, embodiments herein provide a unit cell circuit comprising a photodetector configured to generate a photo-current in response to receiving light, a first integration capacitor configured to accumulate charge corresponding to the photo-current, a second integration capacitor configured to accumulate charge corresponding to the photo-current, a charge diverting switch coupled to the photodetector and configured to selectively couple the first integration capacitor to the second integration capacitor and divert the photo-current to the second integration capacitor in response to a voltage across the first integration capacitor exceeding a threshold level, and read-out circuitry coupled to the first integration capacitor and the charge diverting switch and configured to read-out a first voltage sample from the first integration capacitor corresponding to charge accumulated on the first integration capacitor and to read-out a second voltage sample from the second integration capacitor corresponding to charge accumulated on the second integration capacitor.. .
Raytheon Company

Imaging apparatus and imaging system

A pixel circuit includes: a first signal output circuit having a first amplification portion with a first input node connected to a first electrode; a second signal output circuit having a second amplification portion with a second input node connected to a second electrode; a first capacitor connected to the first electrode and the first input node; and a first potential control portion configured to control a potential of the first electrode via the first capacitor, wherein the first potential control portion supplies a first potential that collects signal charge generated in a photoelectric conversion layer, or a second potential that transfers the signal charge in a first direction, to the first electrode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fast transient settling in a digital step attenuator

The disclosure provides an rf receiver. The rf receiver includes an input driver.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Hybrid flash architecture of successive approximation register analog to digital converter

The disclosure includes a mechanism for mitigating electrical current leakage in a successive approximation register (sar) analog to digital converter (adc) by using a flash adc in conjunction with the sar adc. A sequence controller in the sar adc uses the output of the flash adc to control a switch array.
Avnera Corporation

Reference disturbance mitigation in successive approximation register analog to digital converter

The disclosure includes a mechanism for mitigating charge related disturbances in a successive approximation register (sar) analog to digital converter (adc) by providing a fine reference connection and a rough reference connection. A switch array is activated to couple a current bit capacitor of a capacitor array to the rough reference connection while a current bit corresponding to the current bit capacitor is determined by a comparator.
Avnera Corporation

Low-jitter phase-locked loop circuit

A phase-locked loop circuit includes (a) a phase frequency detector which receives the input signal of the phase-locked loop and a feedback signal that is derived from the output signal of the phase-locked loop, the phase-frequency detector providing a phase-difference signal indicating a difference in phase or frequency between the input signal and the feedback signal; (b) a voltage control oscillator which receives a voltage control signal and which provide the output signal of the phase-locked loop according to the voltage control signal; (c) first and second charge pump-filter circuits each receiving the phase difference signal and each comprising: (i) a charge pump circuit which provide a predetermined signal in accordance with the phase difference signal; and (ii) a filter circuit receiving the predetermined signal to provide a filtered signal, the filter circuit comprising one or more resistors and one or more capacitors; and (d) a summing circuit which sums the filtered signal of the first charge pump-filter circuit and the filtered signal of the second charge pump-filter circuit to provide the voltage control signal.. .
Aucmos Technologies Usa, Inc.

Digitally controlled oscillator with temperature compensation

A device comprising: a voltage reference supply, configured to provide a reference voltage that varies in response to temperature according to a predefined relationship; a temperature sensor providing a temperature signal indicating a temperature; a first controller configured to receive the temperature signal and to output a control signal; an lc-dco receiving the reference voltage and providing an output signal with a frequency from an lc circuit, the lc-dco comprising a switched capacitor bank configured to provide temperature compensation by varying an effective capacitance in the lc circuit in response to the control signal.. .
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Enhanced resonant circuit amplifier

Techniques for providing an enhanced resonant circuit amplifier are described herein. Using a capacitor to couple the drive to the resonant circuit can be problematic because the current flows the same direction with every energy burst, which causes the coupling capacitor to charge up and stop injecting energy into the resonant circuit.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Impedance matching circuit of power amplifier

An impedance matching circuit, includes a multilayer substrate, a microstrip line, a spiral inductor, a first capacitor circuit, and a second capacitor circuit. The multilayer substrate includes a power amplifier, and the microstrip line is disposed on a first layer substrate and connected to the power amplifier.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Switched capacitor based digital step attenuator

The disclosure provides an rf receiver. The rf receiver includes an input driver.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Conductive path with noise filter

A conductive path with noise filter that enables an efficient reduction in a surge noise in a specific frequency band is provided. A conductive path with noise filter includes a conductive path main body, v-phase wire, w-phase wire, a coil-shaped inductor, v-phase inductor, w-phase inductor surrounding the conductive path main body, v-phase wire, w-phase wire, and a capacitor, v-phase capacitor, w-phase capacitor arranged between the conductive path main body, v-phase wire, w-phase wire and the inductor, v-phase inductor, w-phase inductor..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Load drive device

To achieve, in a load drive device including an h-bridge circuit, miniaturization of a capacitor or/and the constituent elements of the h-bridge circuit (e.g., reduction in volume) with circuit elements, for example, switching elements included in the h-bridge circuit, being inhibited from breaking down or destroying even in a case where a load is overloaded. The invention is disclosed in which, as a solution to the achievement, first and second modes are provided as a switching mode for the switching elements 11, 12, 13, and 14 and switching is appropriately performed between the first and second modes..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device disclosed in the present specification has a structure that includes: a first terminal that is to be externally connected to a power source line; a second terminal that is to be externally connected to a ground line; a third terminal that is internally connected to the first terminal and to be externally connected to a first terminal of a bypass capacitor; and a fourth terminal that is internally connected to the second terminal and to be externally connected to a second terminal of the bypass capacitor.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Power conversion device

A power conversion device including: a first capacitor and a second capacitor which are connected to each other in series; a plurality of first power semiconductor modules having terminals disposed on one surface; a plurality of second power semiconductor modules having terminals disposed on one surface; and a laminated bus bar connecting the first capacitor and the second capacitor and the plurality of modules, wherein the first power semiconductor modules and the second power semiconductor modules are disposed in such a manner that their respective output terminals face each other in a disposition direction of the terminals, and in the laminated bus bar, an output bus bar connecting the output terminals of the first power semiconductor modules and the second power semiconductor modules to each other is held in an insulated manner in an opening portion provided to the intermediate bus bar.. .
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Power conversion device

A power conversion device comprising: a plurality of first power semiconductor modules incorporating a series circuit of a first semiconductor device and a second semiconductor device, the series circuit connected in parallel to a series circuit of a first capacitor and a second capacitor which are connected in series to a direct current power supply; a plurality of second power semiconductor modules incorporating a bi-directional semiconductor device connected between a connection point between the first capacitor and the second capacitor and a connection point between the first semiconductor device and the second semiconductor device; and a laminated bus bar connecting main circuit terminals of the plurality of first power semiconductor modules and the plurality of second power semiconductor modules to each other. The laminated bus bar incudes a pair of output bas bars disposed at a front side and a back side, respectively so as to facing each other..
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Power conversion system with conditioner capacitor discharge apparatus

Power conversion systems, discharge circuits and methods are disclosed for discharging a dc bus conditioner capacitor connected between a neutral node and a first reference node in a dc bus circuit of a power conversion system, in which a dc bus voltage of the power conversion system is monitored, and a discharge control dc power supply is activated in response to the dc bus voltage transitioning below a first threshold voltage to activate a switching circuit to connect a discharge resistor between the first reference node and a dc bus terminal of the dc bus circuit to at least partially discharge the conditioner capacitor through the discharge resistor.. .
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Active clamp circuit for switched mode power supplies

Switched mode power supply (smps) with at least one active clamp circuit and method of operating such a smps are described. The active claim circuit utilizes a clamp switch, a zener diode and a clamp capacitor that are connected in series between one side of a particular winding of a transformer and the other side of the particular winding of the transformer..
Nxp B.v.

Dc-dc converter

A dc-dc converter includes a full-bridge circuit connected to a primary winding of a transformer and a full-bridge circuit connected to a secondary winding of the transformer. The full-bridge circuit includes a first series circuit including a first set of switching elements, a second series circuit including a second set of switching elements, a first charge-discharge capacitor connected to a node between a first pair of the first switching elements and a node between a second pair of first switching elements, and a second charge-discharge capacitor connected to a node between the a first pair of the second switching elements and a node between a second pair of the second switching elements.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Llc power converter and switching method thereof

A method includes turning off a high-side switch of an inductor-inductor-capacitor (llc) power converter; detecting a first current pulse at a gate of a low-side switch of the llc power converter after turning off the high-side switch; and turning on the low-side switch of the llc power converter after detecting the first current pulse.. .
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag

Phase compensation circuit and dc/dc converter using the same

A phase compensation circuit, being for compensating phase of a first voltage inputted to a pwm comparator of a dc/dc converter having a sleep mode, includes: a phase compensation resistor part including a resistor; a phase compensation capacitor part including a plurality of capacitors; and a switch group arranged to change over the capacitors, in the sleep mode, to a first connection state in which at least one of the capacitors is charged with a first bias voltage and to change over the capacitors, at cancellation of the sleep mode, to a second connection state in which the first voltage is set to a desired initial value.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Methods and full gate drive of multilevel dc-dc converter with full duty cycle operation

Methods and apparatus for bootstrap capacitor sharing in multilevel dc-dc converters are disclosed. In one example, a bootstrap capacitor voltage of the bootstrap capacitor can be alternately shared between respective control gates of a first high side primary switch and a central high side primary switch of the multilevel dc-dc converter at different times during a duty cycle of the multilevel dc-dc converter.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Power factor correction circuit and driving method thereof

A power factor correction circuit corrects a filter current flowing through a filter capacitor asymmetrically based on a peak of an input voltage by controlling a switching operation of a power switch, thereby correcting distortion of an input current.. .
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Resonant converter with power factor correction and controller used therein

A resonant converter includes: a rectifier bridge; a first capacitor coupled across output terminals of the rectifier bridge; a diode with its anode coupled to a first terminal of the first capacitor; a second capacitor with a first terminal coupled to the cathode of the diode, and a second terminal coupled to a second terminal of the first capacitor; a first transistor having a first terminal coupled to the first terminal of the second capacitor; a second transistor having a first terminal coupled to a second terminal of the first transistor, and a second terminal coupled to the second terminal of the first capacitor; a resonant tank having a first input terminal coupled to the first terminal of the first capacitor, and a second input terminal coupled to the second terminal of the first transistor and the first terminal of the second transistor; and a rectifying and filtering circuit coupled across output terminals of the resonant tank, and configured to provide an output signal to a load.. .
Hangzhou Mps Semiconductor Technology Ltd.

Electric compressor

An electric compressor includes a housing and a cover. The housing accommodates a compression portion and an electric motor.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Wireless energy harvesting

A device may operate using power generated by an energy harvesting system that generates power from, wireless signals. The energy harvesting system may collect wireless signals and convert the signals to energy.
Stamina Energy, Llc

Non-contact power feeding device

A non-contact power feeding device has a power transmission device and a power reception device having a receiving coil to which power is transmitted in a non-contact manner from the power transmission device. The power transmission device has a resonant circuit and a power supply circuit.
Omron Corporation

Wireless power transmitter and wireless charging method

A wireless power transmitter with protection against damage to near field communication (nfc) devices within range includes a dc/dc converter, a power transmitting controller, an mcu, a switch having two switching ports, a matching unit having two capacitors connected in parallel, and a coil. The dc/dc converter converts a supplied direct current to another level and outputs the direct current before the wireless power transmitter is activated.
Foxconn Technology Co., Ltd.

Power source for burst operation

A system, an electrical combination and a method for powering a load device. The combination may include a burst circuit configured to provide power to the load device to perform a burst operation, the burst circuit including a supercapacitor, a first switch between a power source and the supercapacitor and operable to control whether power is provided from the power source to charge the supercapacitor, and a second switch between the supercapacitor and the load device and operable to control whether power is provided from the supercapacitor to the load device; and an electronic processor configured to control the first switch and the second switch based at least in part on a voltage of the supercapacitor..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Electronic apparatus and control method thereof

An electronic apparatus includes a first terminal that receives power supplied from an external apparatus, a second terminal that is used to determine a power supply capability of an external apparatus, an internal circuit that includes a communication control unit that communicates with an external apparatus via the second terminal, a capacitor that forms an ac coupling between the internal circuit and the second terminal, a route that bypasses the capacitor, a switch that causes the route to switch to a conductive state or a non-conductive state, and a control unit that controls the switch by determining whether a first voltage applied to the first terminal by the external apparatus exceeds a second voltage which can be applied to the internal circuit via the second terminal.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Fault current-suppressing damper topology circuit and control method thereof and converter

Disclosed are a fault current-suppressing damper topology circuit and a control method thereof and a converter. An anode of a separate diode is connected to a positive electrode of a second switch module, a cathode of the separate diode is connected to one end of an energy storage capacitor, and the other end of the energy storage capacitor is connected to a negative electrode of a first switch module; a damping resistor is connected in parallel with an arrester and then with the first switch module; a bypass switch is connected in parallel between a terminal x1 and a terminal x2 of the damper topology circuit; a power supply system acquires energy from the energy storage capacitor and supplies power to a control system; and the control system controls an operating state of the damper topology circuit by controlling the bypass switch, the first switch module and the second switch module.
Nr Engineering Co., Ltd

A passive electronic fuse for protecting a dc application

A passive electronic fuse for protecting a dc application in the event of a fault includes a first leg including a first winding of a mutual inductor and a switch device connected in series, a second leg including a second winding of the mutual inductor. The first leg and the second leg are connected in parallel and a self-inductance of the second winding is lower than a self-inductance of the first winding.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Antenna device for mobile terminal and mobile terminal

An antenna device includes a slot, a connecting assembly, a first capacitor, a first match circuit, an antenna and a second match circuit. The slot is defined in a shell of the mobile terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Antenna device for mobile terminal and mobile terminal

An antenna device includes a slot, a connecting assembly, a first capacitor and a match circuit. The slot is defined in a shell of the mobile terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Electrochemical device including three-dimensional electrode substrate

An electrode includes a porous metallic substrate and a conductive electrode material disposed on the porous metallic substrate. The conductive electrode material includes an active material comprising an alkali metal compound providing an alkali metal ion for an electrochemical reaction and a conductive agent comprising cobalt oxyhydroxide.
Battery Nano Technologies, Inc.

Negative electrode for power storage device, forming the same, and power storage device

An object is to suppress electrochemical decomposition of an electrolyte solution and the like at a negative electrode in a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor; thus, irreversible capacity is reduced, cycle performance is improved, or operating temperature range is extended. A negative electrode for a power storage device including a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode active material layer which is over the negative electrode current collector and includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material, and a film covering pan of the negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Display element, organic light emitting display device and data driver

The present disclosure relates to a display element comprising an organic light emitting diode including a first electrode and a second electrode, a driving transistor including a first node to be supplied with a data voltage, a second node connected to the first electrode of the organic light emitting diode, and a third node electrically connected to a driving voltage line, a first transistor electrically connected between a data line configured to supply the data voltage and the first node of the driving transistor, a second transistor electrically connected between an initialization voltage line configured to supply an initialization voltage and the second node of the driving transistor, and a capacitor electrically connected between the first node and the second node of the driving transistor.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Thin film transistor and manufacturing the same

A tft is disclosed. An anti-damage layer is arranged between an active layer and a source of the tft, and the anti-damage layer is arranged between the active layer and a drain of the tft.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Capacitor structure and semiconductor device including the same

A capacitor structure includes a plurality of bottom electrodes horizontally spaced apart from each other, a support structure covering sidewalls of the bottom electrodes, a top electrode surrounding the support structure and the bottom electrodes, and a dielectric layer interposed between the support structure and the top electrode, and between the top electrode and each of the bottom electrodes. An uppermost surface of the support structure is positioned at a higher level than an uppermost surface of each of the bottom electrodes..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Mis capacitor

In one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an mis capacitor, including: a lower electrode formed with a semiconductor substrate having electrical conductivity and through which an electrical signal passes at a lower surface thereof; an insulating layer formed on the lower electrode; an upper electrode formed on the insulating layer and through which the electrical signal passes at an upper surface thereof; and a first conductive layer formed on side surfaces of the lower electrode so that the electrical signal passing the lower surface and an upper surface of the lower electrode passes along the side surfaces of the lower electrode, wherein the first conductive layer has electro conductivity higher than the electro conductivity of the lower electrode.. .
Korea Electronics Technology Institute

Substrate for display device and display device including the same

A substrate for a display device and a display device including the same are disclosed. The substrate includes a first thin-film transistor including an oxide semiconductor layer, a second thin-film transistor spaced apart from the first thin-film transistor and including a polycrystalline semiconductor layer, and a storage capacitor including at least two storage electrodes.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Capacitor, image sensor circuit and fabrication methods thereof

A capacitor, an image sensor circuit and fabricating methods are provided. The method includes providing a base substrate including a trench region and a body region adjacent to the trench region.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (beijing) Corporation

Damascene oxygen barrier and hydrogen barrier for ferroelectric random-access memory

Disclosed herein is an apparatus that includes a ferrocapacitor disposed on a damascene barrier film. The damascene barrier film includes a hydrogen barrier region and an oxygen barrier region, with each being in contact with a bottom surface of the ferrocapacitor..
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Memory arrays comprising ferroelectric capacitors

Some embodiments include a memory array which has rows of fins. Each fin has a first pedestal, a second pedestal and a trough between the first and second pedestals.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Fin-shaped field effect transistor and capacitor structures

A fin-shaped field-effect transistor device is provided. The fin-shaped field effect transistor device may include a semiconductor substrate having a top and a bottom surface.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Scan driver and display device having the same

A scan driver has a plurality of stages configured to supply a scan signal to scan lines. The plurality of stages include a stage coupled to a scan line of the scan lines.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Methods, devices and systems for activated carbon supercapacitors with macroporous electrodes

Energy storage devices comprising carbon-based electrodes and/or redox electrolytes are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the carbon-based electrodes comprise laser-scribed activated carbon comprising one or more micro-channels.

Hydrogel derived carbon for energy storage devices

An energy storage device, such as a sodium ion capacitor, including an anode and a cathode, at least one of the anode and the cathode including a nitrogen and oxygen functionalized carbon (nofc). The nofc has a nitrogen content greater than 4 wt %, such as 13 wt %, an oxygen content greater than 8 wt %, such as 11 wt %, and a surface area greater than 800 m2g−1, such as 945 m2g−1.

Composite electronic component and board having the same

The composite electronic component includes: the capacitor including a body in which a plurality of dielectric layers and internal electrodes facing each other, with the dielectric layer interposed therebetween, are stacked, and the esd protection device including first and second lead electrodes disposed on the body of the cpacitor, a discharge part disposed between the first and second lead electrodes, and a protection layer disposed on the first and second lead electrodes and the discharge part; an input terminal connected to the internal electrode of the capacitor and the first lead electrode of the esd protection device; and a ground terminal connected to the internal electrode of the capacitor and the second lead electrode of the esd protection device. G2/g1<4.0 is satified, in which g1 is a distance between the internal electrodes adjacent to each other and g2 is a distance between the first and second lead electrodes..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Dielectric powder and multilayer capacitor using the same

A dielectric powder includes a core-shell structure including a core region formed in an inner portion thereof and a shell region covering the core region. The core region includes barium titanate (batio3) doped with a metal oxide, and the shell region is formed of a ferroelectric material..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Storage capacitor for use in an antenna aperture

A storage capacitor and method for using the same in an antenna aperture are described. In one embodiment, an antenna comprises a physical antenna aperture having first and second substrates forming an array of radio-frequency (rf) radiating antenna elements that are controlled and operable together to form a beam for the frequency band for use in holographic beam steering, wherein each of the antenna elements is coupled to a circuit to supply a voltage to the said each antenna element and a storage capacitor formed with a plurality of conductive layers (e.g., metal layers) on a first substrate, wherein top and bottom conductive layers of the plurality of conductive layers are at a first voltage that is equal to a second voltage on a conductive layer (e.g., a metal layer) of the second substrate to reduce parasitic capacitance produced between the storage capacitor and the conductive layer on the second substrate..
Kymeta Corporation

Multi-layer ceramic capacitor and producing the same

A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes a multi-layer unit and a side margin. The multi-layer unit includes ceramic layers laminated in a first direction, internal electrodes disposed between the ceramic layers, and a side surface from which the internal electrodes are exposed, the side surface being oriented in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Multilayer capacitor and board having the same mounted thereon

A multilayer capacitor includes a capacitor body including dielectric layers and a plurality of first and second internal electrodes exposed through the third and fourth surfaces, and having first to sixth surfaces; first and second external electrodes including first and second connection portions disposed on the third and fourth surfaces, and first and second band portions extending from the first and second connection portions to portions of the first and second surfaces and the fifth and sixth surfaces; first and second conductive resin layers covering portions of the first and second band portions; an insulating layer disposed on the first surface; and first and second terminal electrodes spaced apart from each other, covering portions of the insulating layer, and connected to the first and second external electrodes.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a substantially cuboid laminated body including ceramic layers and internal electrode layers laminated, and two or more exposed regions where the plurality of internal electrode layers are exposed, and external electrodes, wherein at least one of the external electrodes is an external electrode with resistance, the internal electrode layers include a first internal electrode layer and a second internal electrode layer opposed to the first internal electrode layer in the lamination direction, and the external electrode with resistance includes a thin film electrode layer in direct contact with the internal electrode layer in the exposed region, a resistive electrode layer provided on the thin film electrode layer, and an upper electrode layer provided on the resistive electrode layer, which has a lower electrical resistivity lower than the resistive electrode layer.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Capacitor component with metallic protection pattern for improved mechanical strength and moisture proof reliability

A capacitor component includes a body including a plurality of dielectric layers having a stacked structure, and first and second internal electrodes which are alternately disposed while having the dielectric layer interposed therebetween; and first and second external electrodes formed on an outer surface of the body, and connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively, wherein the body includes an active region having capacity by the first and second internal electrodes and a cover region located above and below the active region, the cover region includes a protection pattern of a metal material connected to the first external electrode or the second external electrode, and the protection pattern does not overlap with the internal electrode having a different polarity among the first and second internal electrodes in a thickness direction of the body.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic electronic component

In an embodiment, in a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10, a first insulative layer 13-1 having parts a1, a2 covered by the first part 12b of each external electrode 12 is provided on one third-direction face, while a second insulative layer 13-2 having parts a3, a4 covered by the second part 12c of each external electrode 12 is provided on the other third-direction face, of the capacitor body 11 of the multilayer ceramic capacitor 10. The multilayer ceramic electronic component can prevent moisture intrusion into the component body as much as possible, even when the multilayer ceramic electronic component is made thin..
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Dielectric composition and multilayer ceramic capacitor having the same

A dielectric composition is a barium titanate-based dielectric composition and includes a barium titanate particle including a major axis, a minor axis disposed on the same plane as the major axis, and a vertical axis perpendicular to both the major axis and the minor axis, and a ratio of a length of the major axis to a length of the vertical axis is within a range from 1.5:1 to 30:1.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science & Technology

Dielectric film and film capacitor

A dielectric film for a film capacitor includes a center portion made of a polymer and composite oxide particles and end portions made of only a polymer. The end portions are provided on both sides of the center portion..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Capacitor unit and electrical apparatus

There is provided a capacitor unit, for use as a high voltage device, comprising: a capacitor element; a housing (including a plurality of walls arranged to contain the capacitor element within the housing, the plurality of walls including first and second end walls, the plurality of walls further including a side wall extending between the end walls, the outer surface of the side wall being larger than the outer surface of each end wall; and at least one capacitor terminal electrically connected to the capacitor element, wherein the or each capacitor terminal is mounted on or extends through the side wall.. .
General Electric Technology Gmbh

Multilayer capacitor and board having the multilayer capacitor mounted thereon

A multilayer capacitor includes a capacitor body, dielectric layers and a plurality of first internal electrodes and second internal electrodes forming a portion of the capacitor body, the plurality of first internal electrodes and second internal electrodes alternately disposed with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween, the capacitor body further having a first surface and a second surface opposing each other, a third surface and a fourth surface opposing each other, and a fifth surface and a sixth surface opposing each other, the first internal electrodes and the second internal electrodes being exposed through at least the third surface and the fourth surface, respectively, an insulating layer disposed in the first surface of the capacitor body, a buffer layer at least partially covering the insulating layer, and a first terminal electrode and a second terminal electrode spaced apart from each other.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Dynamic random access memory

A dynamic random access memory (dram) has a main memory cell array and a redundant component unit. The redundant component unit includes a plurality of e-fuses and a latch region.
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile functionality comprising resistive change material and operating

A semiconductor memory cell including a capacitorless transistor having a floating body configured to store data as charge therein when power is applied to the cell, and a non-volatile memory comprising a bipolar resistive change element, and methods of operating.. .
Zeno Semiconductor, Inc.

Transducer driver

A circuit for driving a transducer in a mid-air haptic system includes a voltage source, a voltage sink, a current source, a trickle capacitor, a storage capacitor, a haptic system transducer, a first switch, a second switch, and a third switch. Using these components, a portion of the charge required for switching a transducer is sourced from the decoupling capacitance.
Ultrahaptics Ip Ltd

Goa driver circuit and liquid crystal display

A gate driver on array (goa) driver circuit and a liquid crystal display are proposed. The goa driver circuit includes cascaded goa units.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Goa circuit

The invention provides a goa circuit, the forward-and-reverse scan control module of the goa circuit comprising: a first tft and a third tft, the first tft having the gate connected to the gate scan drive signal of the (n−1)-th goa unit, the source connected to the first constant voltage, and the drain connected to a first node; and the third tft having the gate connected to the gate scan drive signal of the (n+1)-th goa unit, the source connected to the first constant voltage, and the drain connected to the first node. With the two tfts to control the switching of forward and reverse scanning of the goa circuit, the present invention eliminates two control signals without increasing the numbers of tfts and capacitors.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method of controlling grayscale brightness and device

A grayscale brightness control device includes: a reference voltage generation unit, configured to output a reference voltage, a liquid crystal capacitor charging unit configured to receive the reference voltage from the reference voltage generation unit, a charging waveform being generated based on the reference voltage according to a predetermined grayscale brightness of a pixel in a liquid crystal panel, and a liquid crystal capacitor of the pixel is charged using the generated charging waveform during a predetermined time period. The grayscale brightness control device is not complicated even though the liquid crystal panel includes the grayscale brightness at different scales.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Light emitting display device

A light emitting display device includes: a first switch connected between a data line and a first node and including a gate connected to a first scan line; a second switch connected between a first driving power line and a second node and including a gate electrode connected to the first node; a first capacitor connected between the first node and the second node; a light emitting element connected between the second node and a second driving power line; a scan driver applying a first a-scan signal and a first b-scan signal during different times to the first scan line; a data driver applying a first initialization signal and a data signal to the data line at different times; and a power supply portion applying a first driving voltage, a second driving voltage, and a third driving voltage to the first driving power line at different times.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Display panel and display device

The present disclosure discloses a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes pixel circuits arranged in an array.
Wuhan Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

Display panel and display unit

A display panel according to an embodiment of the technology is provided with a plurality of pixels. The pixels each include a light-emitting device and a pixel circuit.
Joled Inc.

Electroluminescent display and driving the same

An electroluminescent display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The electroluminescent display includes a driving transistor configured to generate a driving current depending on a gate-source voltage, a storage capacitor configured to store a data voltage and provide the stored data voltage to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, a first switching transistor configured to control a gate potential of the driving transistor, a second switching transistor configured to control a source potential of the driving transistor, a light emitting diode configured to emit light in response to the driving current generated from the driving transistor, and a third switching transistor configured to electrically float a source electrode of the driving transistor and an anode electrode of the light emitting diode when one of the first and second switching transistors is turned off.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Electroluminescence display apparatus

An electroluminescence display device according to an embodiment includes a plurality of sub-pixels. Each of the plurality of sub-pixels includes a node-a electrically connected to an electrode of a storage capacitor and a gate electrode of a p-type driving transistor, an n-type switching transistor configured to switch an electrical connection between a node-b electrically connected to a data line and the node-a, a node-c configured to supply elvdd voltage and electrically connected to another electrode of the storage capacitor and a first electrode of the p-type driving transistor, a node-d configured to supply current to an electroluminescence diode and electrically connected to a second electrode of the p-type driving transistor, and a first transistor configured to switch an electrical connection between the node-a and the node-d..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Apparatus for controlling brightness of mobile phone screen

Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus for controlling brightness of a mobile phone screen, which includes: a mobile phone screen light source, a silicon-controlled dimmer, a rectifier processing module, a first constant current controller processing module, a second constant current controller processing module, an electrolytic capacitor processing module, and a third constant current controller processing module, since the first constant current controller processing module can be used to provide an anode forward current necessary to sustain conduction of the silicon-controlled dimmer, the problem of screen flickering in a switch changeover state can be avoided.. .
Beijing Taitan Technology Co. Ltd.

Apparatus, method and article for reserving power storage devices at reserving power storage device collection, charging and distribution machines

A network of collection, charging and distribution machines collect, charge and distribute portable electrical energy storage devices (e.g., batteries, supercapacitors or ultracapacitors). Locations of collection, charging and distribution machines having available charged portable electrical energy storage devices are communicated to or acquired by a mobile device of a user, or displayed on a collection, charging and distribution machine.
Gogoro Inc.

Data storage device and monitoring storage capability of secontary power of data storage device

An apparatus and method for monitoring the power storage capability of a secondary power source of a data storage device is provided. A capacitor is used as a secondary power source.
Shannon Systems Ltd.

Flip-flop circuit with low-leakage transistors

Embodiments include apparatuses, methods, and systems for a flip-flop circuit with low-leakage transistors. The flip-flop circuit may be coupled to a logic circuit of an integrated circuit to store data for the logic circuit when the logic circuit is in a sleep state.
Intel Corporation

Fuel cell power plant with real and reactive power modes

An illustrative example fuel cell power plant includes a cell stack assembly having a plurality of fuel cells configured to generate electricity based on an electrochemical reaction. The power plant includes a capacitor, a plurality of inverters, and at least one controller that is configured to control the plurality of inverters in a first mode and a second mode.
Doosan Fuel Cell America, Inc.

Fully integrated avalanche photodiode receiver

Various embodiments of a fully integrated avalanche photodiode receiver and manufacturing method thereof are described herein. A photonic device includes a silicon-on-insulator (soi) substrate with a buried oxide (box) layer therein, an avalanche photodiode integrated with the soi substrate, a capacitor integrated with the soi substrate, a resistor integrated with the soi substrate, and silicon passive waveguides as well as bonding pads integrated with the soi substrate..
Sifotonics Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method in connection with a radiosonde and system

According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method in connection with a radiosonde, the method comprising measuring a humidity of the atmosphere at several different altitudes in the atmosphere, measuring a pressure at several different altitudes in the atmosphere or calculating the pressure from an altitude of the radiosonde obtained from gps or other satellite navigation system, measuring or estimating a temperature of a humidity sensor, and measuring a relative humidity by a capacitor with a polymer insulator, wherein the relative humidity value is corrected based on a correction factor, which is a function of pressure, humidity sensor temperature, and relative humidity, such that the humidity value decreases when pressure decreases.. .
Vaisala Oyj

Multi-sampling in x-ray receiver for noise reduction

The disclosure provides a receiver with reduced noise. The receiver includes a photodiode that generates an input signal in response to received light pulses.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Pressure-measuring sensor

A pressure-measuring sensor having an electrically-conductive separating diaphragm closing off an interior chamber of the pressure-measuring sensor to the outside, to whose exterior surface a liquid medium under pressure can be applied, and having a device for detecting a diaphragm rupture of the separating diaphragm. At least one electrode is arranged on an interior surface of the separating diaphragm which faces the interior chamber, said electrode being electrically insulated from the separating diaphragm by an insulating layer arranged between the electrodes and the separating diaphragm and mechanically connected to the separating diaphragm, a measuring circuit is connected to a capacitor formed by the separating diaphragm and the electrode, said measuring circuit measuring and monitoring a measured variable dependent upon an electrical property of the capacitor, which is changed by a medium penetrating into the area of the capacitor when a diaphragm rupture of the separating diaphragm occurs..
Endress+hauser Gmbh+co. Kg

Detection circuit and method to mitigate 1/f noise in single detectors and in image sensors

A circuit includes an input capacitor that stores charge based on a current received from a photodetector during a bias phase of the photodetector. The stored charge on the input capacitor is sampled during the sampling phase to determine an amount of light captured by the photodetector.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Apparatus and methods for high volume production of graphene and carbon nanotubes on large-sized thin foils

Apparatus and methods for growing nanomaterials in high volume production on large-sized thin metal foils that includes one or more metal foils physically separated by one or more gas permeable separators that are stacked or rolled with high density packing, placed in a gas deposition chamber, and exposed to a gas deposition process. The gas permeable separator(s) allows gases and heat from the gas deposition process to form the nanomaterials on both sides of the foil(s) stacked or rolled with the separator(s).

Stress compensation for piezoelectric optical mems devices

An apparatus includes a lens material forming a lens. The apparatus also includes a piezoelectric capacitor over the lens material, where the piezoelectric capacitor is configured to change a shape of the lens material in response to a voltage across the piezoelectric capacitor to thereby change a focus of the lens.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Drive unit, vehicle, and control drive unit

In a drive unit including a motor, an inverter, a first electric storage device, a step up-down converter, first and second capacitors, a dc-dc converter, and a relay, the dc-dc converter is driven, while a target duty ratio of the step up-down converter is set such that a total loss of the step up-down converter and the dc-dc converter becomes larger than a maximum loss value of the step up-down converter, and the step up-down converter is controlled, when the relay is turned off to discharge charge of the first capacitor and the second capacitor.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power conversion system

When a motor rotation speed is equal to or greater than a predetermined rotation speed when an automobile collision is detected or when power stops, a motor rotation speed reduction control is carried out by an inverter control unit, and when an inter-terminal voltage of a secondary smoothing capacitor drops below a predetermined voltage during the motor rotation speed reduction control, the motor rotation speed reduction control is stopped, whereby induction voltage caused by motor rotation is applied to the secondary smoothing capacitor, the inter-terminal voltage of the secondary smoothing capacitor is raised, and the motor rotation speed reduction control is carried out while keeping the inter-terminal voltage of the secondary smoothing capacitor within an operating voltage range of the inverter control unit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Hybrid vehicle, control device for hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

When a boost converter has an abnormality, a battery-less traveling is executed by shutting off a gate of the boost converter and setting a voltage command vh* of a capacitor (high-voltage-system electric power line) to a predetermined voltage vhset higher than a battery voltage vb. Then, during the execution of the battery-less traveling, when it is determined that a charging current has flowed through a battery or when it is determined that the voltage (high-voltage-system voltage) vh of the capacitor has approached the battery voltage vb, it is determined that an upper arm of the boost converter has been short-circuited..
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Hermetic terminal for an aimd having a pin joint in a feedthrough capacitor or circuit board

A hermetically sealed feedthrough subassembly attachable to an active implantable medical device includes a first conductive leadwire extending from a first end to a second end, the first conductive leadwire first end disposed past a device side of an insulator body. A feedthrough filter capacitor is disposed on the device side.
Greatbatch Ltd.

Defibrillator comprising ladder bridge circuit

A defibrillator disclosed in the present application including at least: a high voltage capacitor charged through a battery power source; a ladder bridge circuit connected to one end of the high voltage capacitor; a control unit for controlling an on/off operation of switching elements constituting the ladder bridge circuit, wherein the ladder bridge circuit comprises: a first circuit unit and a second circuit unit, one ends of which are connected to one end of the high voltage capacitor and which are connected in parallel to each other; and a third circuit unit connected in series to the other ends of the first circuit unit and the second circuit unit.. .
Radian Corporation

Method and system for providing versatile nirs sensors

A wireless near-infrared spectrometry sensor includes a light source for emitting near-infrared energy into tissue and a light receiver for receiving the near-infrared energy after it exits the tissue. The sensor may include a portable energy source for supplying energy to the light source.
J&m Shuler, Inc.

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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Thin-film capacitor manufacturing method, integrated circuit mounting substrate, and semiconductor device equipped with the substrate

A method for manufacturing a thin-film capacitor in a circuit substrate includes: forming, on a dielectric film formed on a surface of a support member, a first electrode layer of the thin-film capacitor; forming, on the dielectric film and the first electrode layer, an insulating base material of the circuit substrate so as to bury the first electrode layer; removing the support member and exposing a surface of the dielectric film on a side opposite to the first electrode layer; patterning the dielectric film so as to leave a dielectric layer overlapping the first electrode layer; forming a first through hole in the dielectric layer so as to expose a part of a surface, on a dielectric layer side, of the first electrode layer; and forming a second electrode layer of the capacitor so as to overlap the dielectric layer including the inside of the first through hole.. .
Noda Screen Co., Ltd.

Capacitor and manufacturing the same

A capacitor includes a body, first and second external electrodes, and first and second auxiliary external electrodes. The body includes first and second internal electrodes each having first and second lead portions exposed to one surface of the body.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Evaluating zero-voltage switching condition of quasi-resonant inverters in induction cooktops

Systems and methods of quasi-resonant induction heating are provided. In particular, a method for evaluating a switching duration for zero-voltage switching of a quasi-resonant inverter in an induction cooktop can be provided.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Ac decoupling and filtering of multi-channel quasi-resonant (qr) inverters in induction cooktops

Systems and methods of quasi-resonant induction heating are provided. In particular, an induction heating system having quasi-resonant inverters in an induction cooktop for improved controllability of multi-channel quasi-resonant inverters.
Haier Us Appliance Solutions, Inc.

Feeder fiber and central office redundancy

A remote node includes a first node input, a second node input, and an optical switch. The optical switch includes a first switch input optically coupled to the first node input, a second switch input optically coupled to the second node input, a first switch output switchably coupled to the first switch input or the second switch input, and a second switch output switchably coupled to the first switch input or the second switch input.
Google Inc.

Forced bulk capacitor discharge in powered device

A method, computer program product and device for generating a power signal are provided. In a power distribution system (e.g.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Auxiliary channel transceiving circuit of displayport interface

An auxiliary channel transceiving circuit includes: a first node and a second node; a first voltage-dividing circuit for generating a first received signal according to a signal from the first node; a second voltage-dividing circuit for generating a second received signal according to a signal from the second node; a first receiver amplifying circuit for amplifying the first received signal to generate a first amplified signal; a second receiver amplifying circuit for amplifying the second received signal to generate a second amplified signal; a comparison circuit for comparing the first amplified signal with the second amplified signal to generate a received signal; a first transmitter amplifying circuit for generating a first output signal according to a transmitting signal; and a second transmitter amplifying circuit for generating a second output signal according to the transmitting signal. The auxiliary channel transceiving circuit is not required to cooperate with traditional capacitors..
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Digital to analog conversion circuit and data source circuit chip

The present disclosure provides a digital to analog conversion (dac) circuit and a data source circuit chip, the dac circuit includes: first mos tubes with the same number of the inputted digital bits; a second resistance, one end of the second resistance connects to the reference voltage, another end of the second resistance connects to the output terminal of the circuit; a second mos tube, the drain of the second mos tube connects to the output terminal of the circuit, the gate of the second mos tube receives a row blank signal; and a capacitor, one end of the capacitor connects to the output terminal, another end of the capacitor is grounded. Using the above circuit and data source circuit chip, can greatly reduce the number of the mos tube used in the dac circuit, to effectively reduce the volume of the data source circuit chip and cost..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

System and inrush current control for power sources using non-linear algorithm

A method includes determining an initial voltage level and duration for an input voltage of a gate of each of multiple transistor devices. Each transistor device receives a power input and controls a current passing through the transistor device.
Raytheon Company

Transistor-based radio frequency (rf) switch

Disclosed is a transistor-based switch having an n number of main field-effect transistors (fets) stacked in series such that a first terminal of a first main fet of the n number of main fets is coupled to a first end node and a second terminal of an nth main fet of the n number of main fets is coupled to a second end node, wherein n is a finite number greater than five. The transistor-based switch further includes a gate bias network having a plurality of gate resistors, wherein individual ones of the plurality of gate resistors are coupled to gate terminals of the n number of main fets.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

Drive circuit for switching element

A drive circuit for a switching element according to the present embodiment includes a drive-voltage generation circuit that generates a driving voltage for a switching element; and a filter circuit that filters the driving voltage. The filter circuit forms a circuit having a step response represented by a second-order transfer function together with an internal gate resistor and an input capacitor between a gate terminal and an emitter terminal of the switching element.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Low-pass filter with super source follower and transmission zero controlling method

A low-pass filter with a super source follower is disclosed. The low-pass filter includes biquad cells.
Mediatek Inc.

Signal amplification circuit

A signal amplification circuit comprises a low pass filter circuit (100). The low pass filter circuit (100) comprises two input ends and two output ends and further comprises two capacitors (c1, c2) having opposite polarities respectively connected between two output ends.
Csmc Technologies Fab2 Co., Ltd.

Amplifiers and amplifier modules with shunt inductance circuits that include high-q capacitors

A doherty amplifier module includes first and second amplifier die. The first amplifier die includes one or more first power transistors configured to amplify, along a first signal path, a first input rf signal to produce an amplified first rf signal.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Inter-stage network for radio frequency amplifier

A device includes a substrate and a package input terminal. The device includes a driver amplifier mounted to the substrate and configured to receive a radio frequency input signal.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Differential colpitts voltage-controlled oscillator

A differential colpitts voltage-controlled oscillator according to example embodiments includes a feedback circuit constituting a colpitts oscillator structure, a negative resistance circuit including a first negative resistance transistor and a second negative resistance transistor cross-coupled to each other and connected to the feedback circuit, a resonance circuit including a first inductor and a variable capacitor connected to both ends of the first inductor to generate differential output signals base on outputs of the feedback circuit, and a phase noise reduction circuit coupled to the feedback circuit to remove phase noise.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Control high voltage applications

A high-efficiency control system and method is presented. The system can feature a gate drive circuit, a floating charge pump and pump circuitry, and a bootstrap capacitor circuit having a floating ground.
Metropolitan Industries, Inc.

Motor control system, activating motor control system, and motor control assistance device

A motor control system includes a motor having an output line, motor control circuitry that includes dc bus lines and a smoothing capacitor between the dc bus lines and converts dc power supplied from outside the motor control circuitry into ac power and supply the ac power to the motor as driving power, and short circuit circuitry that, while the motor control circuitry is not supplying the driving power to the motor, makes a short circuit between the output line of the motor and a negative line of the dc bus lines of the motor control circuitry.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

Motor drive device

A motor drive device includes: reverse converter that converts dc power from a forward converter into ac power; a dc link capacitor provided in a dc link; a first current detection part that detects current flowing between the forward converter and capacitor; a second current detection part that detects current flowing between the capacitor and reverse converter; a voltage detection part that detects a voltage of the capacitor; and a capacitance decline detection part that obtains a change value in electric charge of the capacitor from a n integrated value by integrated a predetermined time of a difference in current values detected by the current detection parts, obtains a capacitance value of the capacitor based on the obtained change amount in electric charge and change amount in voltage of the capacitor for the predetermined time, and detects a capacitance decline in the capacitor based on the obtained capacitance value.. .
Fanuc Corporation

Dc bus ripple reduction

An electrical motor system and a method for operating the electrical motor system are disclosed. The electrical motor system comprises a direct current (dc) source, a filter connected in parallel with the dc source and an electric motor with at least two sets of windings.
Aros Electronics Ab

Dc to ac converter

A dc-to-ac converter including six phase modules and two capacitors, a transformer with a three-phase primary winding and with two three phase secondary windings, each phase module receiving a dc voltage from a dc voltage bus and capable of transmitting an ac current, and including a transistor, able to modulate the output voltage according to five intensity levels, the first capacitance connected between the positive portion and the midpoint of the dc voltage bus, the second capacitance connected between the negative portion and the midpoint of the dc voltage bus, the first, second and third phase module are linked by their output to a different phase of the first secondary winding. The fourth, fifth and sixth phase module are each linked by their output to a different phase of the second secondary winding of the transformer, the primary winding of the transformer is linked to an electrical power supply network..
Ge Energy Power Conversion Uk Limited

A galvanically isolated resonant power converter assembly

The present invention relates in a first aspect to a galvanically isolated power converter assembly comprising a first set of electrically interconnected resonant power inverters configured for generating respective output voltages and output currents. The galvanically isolated power converter assembly further a first positive summing node and a first negative summing node configured to combining the output voltages and output currents of the first set of resonant power inverters and a first common load circuit comprising a positive load input and a negative load input.
Npc Tech Aps

Isolated synchronous rectification-type dc/dc converter

A secondary controller drives a light emitting element of a photocoupler such that a detection voltage vouts corresponding to an output voltage vout generated in an output capacitor c approximates to a reference voltage vref. A primary controller controls a switching transistor m according to a feedback signal vfb.
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Isolated dc-dc power conversion circuit

A power transfer system includes power conversion circuitry that has first circuitry and second circuitry on either side of a transformer that include a transformer having a power supply, a switch, a capacitor connected in parallel with a winding of the transformer, and an inductor connected between the power supply and the capacitor. The inductor provides an additional resonance current path through the power conversion circuitry that is configured to reduce a peak voltage at the switch.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Isolated dc-dc converter with an h-bridge circuit

Isolated dc-dc converters and methods for operating the same are described herein. Dc-dc converters include a driver that drives a primary winding of a transformer to transmit power to a secondary winding of the transformer across an isolation barrier.
Analog Devices Global

High-efficiency regulated buck-boost converter

A regulated partial power controlled converter is presented, with the partial power controlled converter comprising a dc/dc converter receiving an input signal and providing a first converted signal from a first terminal, and providing a second converted signal from a second terminal; a first capacitor connected between an output node and an intermediate node; a second capacitor connected between the intermediate node and a ground; and a charge balance circuit connected to the output node, the intermediate node, and the ground. An output power of the partial power controlled converter is based on a first partial power provided by the dc/dc converter and a second partial power provided by a charge balance circuit..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Power converter controller

A power supply, comprising a controller comprising a first switch coupled between a first node and a second node, a first resistor coupled between the second node and a third node, a second resistor coupled between the first node and a fourth node, a capacitor coupled between the fourth node and a fifth node, an amplifier coupled at a first input to the fourth node, at a second input to the third node, and at an output to the fifth node, and a comparator coupled at a first input to the fifth node and at a second input to the third node.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Boost dc-dc converter and using the same

A boost dc-dc converter includes: an input terminal; an output terminal; a first boost circuit configured to generate, from an input power to the input terminal, a first boosted power having a higher voltage than a voltage of the input power, and outputs the generated first boosted power from the output terminal; a second boost circuit configured to generate, from the input power, a second boosted power having a higher voltage than the voltage of the input power; and a storage capacitor configured to store the second boosted power as a storage power, and supply the storage power to the first boost circuit as an operation power source. The first boost circuit is configured to start a boost operation with the storage power when a voltage of the storage power is equal to or higher than a minimum operation voltage of the first boost circuit..
The Ritsumeikan Trust

Hybrid dcdc power converter with increased efficiency

A power converter to convert power between a first converter voltage at a first converter port and a second converter voltage at a second converter port is presented. It contains a first capacitor network, an inductor and a first switching matrix to arrange the first capacitor network and the inductor within different states.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Three-phase inverter for motor

Disclosed herein is a three-phase inverter system for a motor, which supplies three-phase power to a motor. The three-phase inverter system includes first, second, and third output units, and first, second, and third capacitors configured to supply power to the respective first, second, and third output units.
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle charger

A charger is provided to convert ac power to generate dc power capable of charging an energy storage device. The charger includes a switching circuit unit that applies or blocks ac power input from the outside and a power factor correction circuit unit that converts the ac power applied from the switching circuit unit into dc power.
Kia Motors Corporation

Supercapacitor-emulating fast-charging batteries and devices

Methods and supercapacitor-emulating fast-charging batteries are provided. Methods comprise configuring a fast-charging battery to emulate a supercapacitor with given specifications by operating the fast-charging battery only within a partial operation range which is defined according to the given specifications of the supercapacitor and is smaller than 20%, possibly 5% or 1%, of a full operation range of the fast-charging battery.
Storedot Ltd.

Transmission cable structure with capacitor device

A transmission cable structure with capacitor device includes two connectors and positive and negative electrode conductive wires connected to the connectors and a capacitor device securely disposed between the connectors. The capacitor device has a first electrode connected to the positive electrode conductive wire and a second electrode connected to the negative electrode conductive wire.

Hybrid integration of photodetector array with digital front end

The present disclosure relates to optical receiver systems. An example optical receiver system includes a first substrate with a plurality of photodetectors and a bias circuit.
Waymo Llc

3d capacitor and manufacturing same

A three-dimensional (3d) capacitor includes a semiconductor substrate; a fin structure including one or more fins formed on the semiconductor substrate; an insulator material formed between each of the one or more fins; a dielectric layer formed on a first portion of the fin structure; a first electrode formed on the dielectric layer; spacers formed on sidewalls of the first electrode; and a second electrode formed on a second portion of the fin structure. The first and second portions are different.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Semiconductor devices, methods of manufacture thereof, and capacitors

Semiconductor devices, methods of manufacture thereof, and capacitors are disclosed. In some embodiments, a semiconductor device includes a first capacitor and a protection device coupled in series with the first capacitor.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and driving electro-optical device

A second data transfer line that is coupled to a gate layer of a drive transistor is formed in a layer higher than the gate layer, and a transfer capacitor is formed in a layer higher than a layer having the second data transfer line. A first data transfer line to which a data signal is supplied is formed in a layer higher than a layer having the transfer capacitor..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Substrate for display device and display device including the same

A substrate for a display device and a display device including the same are disclosed. The substrate includes a first thin-film transistor including an oxide semiconductor layer, a second thin-film transistor spaced apart from the first thin-film transistor and including a polycrystalline semiconductor layer, and a storage capacitor including at least two storage electrodes.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Thin film transistor substrate and display device including the same

Disclosed is a thin film transistor substrate which facilitates to realize a bottom gate structure where a gate electrode is disposed below an active layer, and to increase an area for a storage capacitor, and a display device including the same, wherein the thin film transistor substrate may include a light shielding layer, a buffer layer for covering the light shielding layer, and a driving transistor prepared on the buffer layer while being overlapped with the light shielding layer, and provided to supply a driving current to an organic light emitting device.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Memory device with manufacturable cylindrical storage node

A high capacitance embedded capacitor and associated fabrication processes are disclosed for fabricating a capacitor stack in a multi-layer stack to include a first capacitor plate conductor formed with a cylinder-shaped storage node electrode formed in the multi-layer stack, a capacitor dielectric layer surrounding the cylinder-shaped storage node electrode, and a second capacitor plate conductor formed from a conductive layer in the multi-layer stack that is sandwiched between a bottom and top dielectric layer, where the cylinder-shaped storage node electrode is surrounded by and extends through the conductive layer.. .
Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.

Micro-pattern forming method, capacitor and manufacturing the same, semiconductor device and manufacturing the same, and electronic system including semiconductor device

A method of forming a micro-pattern including forming a mold layer and a supporting material layer on a substrate, patterning the mold layer and the supporting material layer to form recess patterns, forming conductor patterns in the recess patterns, removing a portion of an upper portion of the supporting material layer for causing upper portions of the conductor patterns to protrude, forming a block copolymer layer on the supporting material layer, processing the block copolymer layer to phase-separate the block copolymer layer into a plurality of block parts, selectively removing some of the phase-separated plurality of block parts, and removing the supporting material layer to expose the mold layer at a position corresponding to each of the removed block parts may be provided.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device and fabricating the same

A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes: forming a transistor in a semiconductor substrate; forming a capacitor including a hydrogen-containing top electrode over the transistor; and performing an annealing process for hydrogen passivation after the capacitor is formed.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Semiconductor device

In a semiconductor device (sd), plate-shaped upper electrodes (uel) are formed on a lower electrode (lel) with a dielectric film (dec) interposed therebetween. The lower electrode (lel), the dielectric film (dec), and the upper electrodes (uel) constitute mim capacitors (mca).
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Power converting device

In a power converting device, an anode lead plate and a cathode lead plate are disposed opposed in an interior of an insulating plate, whereby the respective current directions are opposed and a magnetic field is negated, because of which inductance is reduced. Also, as external connection terminals, which are end portions of the anode lead plate and the cathode lead plate, pass through the interior of the insulating plate and are disposed in another space of the case from a lower portion of the insulating plate, the wiring distance between a capacitor element and a power semiconductor module is short, and inductance can be reduced..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Dc breaker

Provided is a dc breaker that can block a fault current generated in a direct current line, by using a unidirectional semiconductor switch device. The dc breaker includes: a mechanical switch that is connected between first and second direct current lines; a first unidirectional semiconductor switch device that transfers a resonant current to the first direct current line when the fault current is generated, so that a current of the first direct current line becomes zero; an lc resonant circuit that is charged by receiving a steady state current of the first direct current line, and generates the resonant current to the first unidirectional semiconductor switch device when the fault current is generated; and a second unidirectional semiconductor switch device that enables a capacitor of the lc resonant circuit to be charged with the steady state current of the first direct current line..
Hyosung Corporation

Nanofibers electrode and supercapacitors

According to the present disclosure, a method for synthesizing a free-standing flexible electrode is provided. The method includes the steps of mixing a solution comprising vanadium powder, molybdenum powder and hydrogen peroxide to form a mixture comprising nanofibers represented by the formula of v0.07mo0.93o3nh2o, filtering the mixture to form an electrode comprising the nanofibers, treating the electrode with an acidic solution, contacting the acid-treated electrode with a solution comprising monomers of a conductive polymer, and polymerizing the monomers in a medium comprising an oxidizing agent to form the conductive polymer.
Nanyang Technological University

Continuous process for producing electrodes for supercapacitors having high energy densities

A process for producing a supercapacitor cell, comprising: (a) continuously feeding a conductive porous layer to a cathode material impregnation zone, wherein the conductive porous layer contains interconnected electron-conducting pathways and at least 70% by volume of pores; (b) impregnating a wet cathode active material mixture (containing a cathode active material and an optional conductive additive mixed with a liquid electrolyte) into pores of this porous layer to form a cathode electrode; (c) preparing an anode electrode in a similar manner; and (d) stacking an anode electrode, a porous separator, and a cathode electrode to form the supercapacitor, wherein the anode electrode and/or the cathode electrode has a thickness no less than 100 μm; and/or wherein the anode or cathode active material constitutes an electrode active material loading no less than 7 mg/cm2 in the anode or the cathode.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Capacitor

A capacitor includes a first electrode formed from a conductive porous base material, a dielectric layer located on the first electrode and a second electrode located on the dielectric layer. The first electrode is electrically connected to first and second terminal electrodes located on respective opposite ends of the first electrode.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Chip capacitor and manufacturing the same

A chip capacitor and a method for manufacturing the chip capacitor, where the chip capacitor includes a substrate, a first external electrode disposed on the substrate, a second external electrode disposed on the substrate, capacitor elements formed on the substrate and connected between the first external electrode and the second external electrode, and fuses that are formed on the substrate, are each interposed between the capacitor elements and the first external electrode or the second external electrode, and are capable of disconnecting each of the capacitor elements.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Composite electronic component and board having the same

A composite electronic component includes a body including a capacitor unit and an inductor unit and having a plurality of insulating layers stacked in a first direction perpendicular to a mounting surface of the body. A plurality of external electrodes are on external surfaces of the body.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a ceramic body, an active layer, dielectric layers being interposed between first internal electrodes and second internal electrodes, an upper cover layer, a lower cover layer, a first external electrode and a second external electrode covering first and second ends of the ceramic body, and the multilayer ceramic capacitor comprising a plurality of internal electrodes disposed within the lower cover layer, when a distance of a longitudinal margin portion from a boundary of a ceramic body of the plurality of internal electrodes disposed in the lower cover layer to an overlapping area is indicated as g, and widths of an upper band portion and a lower band portion of an external electrode disposed in an upper surface and a lower surface at the boundary of the ceramic body are indicated as e1 and e2, g is greater than e1 and g is greater than e2.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic electronic component

In an embodiment, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 includes external electrodes 12 on both of first-direction ends of a capacitor body 11. Also, groups of metal grains 13 are provided on one third-direction face and another third-direction face of the capacitor body 11.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a laminate and first and second external electrodes that each include first and second underlying electrode layers, first and second conductive resin layers, and first and second plating layers. The first underlying electrode layer includes a portion not covered with the first conductive resin layer on an end surface of the laminate, and the first plating layer is disposed on a surface of the portion of the first underlying electrode layer.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer chip having a parallelepiped shape in which each of a plurality of dielectric layers and each of a plurality of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two edge faces of the multilayer chip, a main component of the plurality of dielectric layers being a ceramic; and a pair of external electrodes that are formed on the two edge faces; wherein: the pair of external electrode have a structure in which a plated layer is formed on a ground layer; a main component of the ground layer is a metal or an alloy including at least one of ni and cu; and the ground layer includes mo.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Capacitor

Where od and md respectively represent signal intensities of the oxygen element and the metal element when the dielectric layer is analyzed by energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (eds), and where or and mr respectively represent signal intensities of the oxygen element and the metal element when a reference material having stoichiometric composition of the oxygen element and the at least one metal element constituting the dielectric layer is analyzed by the eds.. .

Thin film capacitor

A thin film capacitor includes a body including a dielectric layer, a first internal electrode layer and a second internal electrode layer, a melting point of a material included in the first internal electrode layer being lower than a melting point of a material included in the second internal electrode layer, and a first external electrode and a second external electrode disposed on an upper surface of the body, the second internal electrode layer being disposed on an upper surface of the first internal electrode layer and a lower surface of the first internal electrode layer opposing the upper surface of the first internal electrode layer.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Display panel

A display panel includes a shift register and an active terminator. The shift register has a drive circuit coupled to one end of a gate line.
Innolux Corporation

Pixel circuit and driving pixel circuit

Disclosed are a pixel circuit and a method for driving the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a driving capacitor and a light-emitting element..
Shenzhen Royole Technologies Co., Ltd.

Pixel circuit, display device, and driving same

The purpose of the present invention is to suppress the fluctuation of a data line voltage that occurs when an analog voltage signal is sampled and held in a data line in a display device provided with a current-driven display element. Transistors (swr, swg, swb) of each demultiplexer (252) are successively switched on, for each predetermined period, in a selection period of a write control line (sw_lr(i)).
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Gate driving circuit

The gate driving circuit includes a shift register including a plurality of stages. An n-th stage among the plurality of stages includes: a pull-up switching element outputting a first clock to an output node in accordance with a voltage in a q node, a pull-down switching element outputting a gate low voltage vgl to the output node in accordance with a voltage in a qb node, and a logic unit inverting and outputting a voltage in the q node and a voltage in the qb node.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Noise reduced capacitive fingerprint sensor and capacitive sensing unit included therein

A capacitive fingerprint sensor which includes capacitive sensing units is disclosed. Each of the capacitive sensing unit includes a sensing electrode; a first switch; a voltage follower; and a reference capacitor.
Sunasic Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus and capacitance calibration, and touch display screen

Disclosed is a capacitance calibration apparatus including a detection unit configured to measure a capacitance of a coupling capacitor in each of a plurality of non-touch time periods, and a calibration unit configured to, at each measurement, calibrate a base capacitance of the coupling capacitor based on the measured capacitance. Also disclosed are a capacitance calibration method and a touch display device..
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Voltage regulator with fast transient response

Voltage regulators with fast transient response are provided herein. According to one aspect, a voltage regulator for accepting an input voltage (vref) and producing an output voltage (vout) comprises an operational amplifier having as a first input (vref) and having as a second input a feedback voltage (vfb); an output amplifier having an input coupled to the output of the operational amplifier and an output that produces vout, the output being coupled to a feedback path that produces vfb; a compensation capacitor (cc) connected between the output of the output amplifier and an input to a buffer amplifier that supplies a voltage to the input of the output amplifier.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

Capacitance sensing circuits

A capacitance sensing circuit includes a buffer circuit, a modulation circuit, and an integral circuit. The buffer circuit is coupled to an external capacitor through a touch-sensing pad, and includes a pull-up device and a pull-down device.
Sk Hynix Inc.

Determination device for determining an improvement in water quality

A determination device for determining an improvement in water quality, capable of determining it in no time, is provided. The device has a first measuring device for measuring by ac terminal electric conductimetry a capacitance of a first capacitor formed between a pair of electrodes immersed in untreated water to be supplied to a water quality-improving apparatus; a second measuring device for measuring by ac terminal electric conductimetry a capacitance of a second capacitor formed between a pair of electrodes immersed in water discharged by the apparatus; and a processor for calculating a ratio (y/x) of a capacitance y to a capacitance x wherein the capacitance x is a capacitance of the first capacitor outputted by the first measuring device when an ac frequency is 100 hz or less, and the capacitance y is a capacitance of the second capacitor at the same frequency outputted by the second measuring device..
Toshikogyo Co., Ltd.

Heat resistant sensors for very high temperature conditions

Heat resistant sensors equipped with any of a variety of transducers for measuring any of a variety of properties of fluids are constructed with components comprising materials that can withstand very high temperatures. Some embodiments of the sensors include a base comprising non-conductive ceramic material, and some embodiments of the transducers include conductive ceramic materials with resistivities that vary as a function of temperature.
Sporian Microsystems, Inc.

Production logging instrument

A logging system and method for operating a logging system are typically used in a wellbore. The logging system may include a logging instrument including a rechargeable energy storage and logging electronics, and a cable configured to trickle charge the rechargeable energy storage.

Printing apparatus and power supply unit for printing apparatus

A printing apparatus that has a plurality of functions including a printing function and is capable of executing printing with resolution of 300 dpi or more includes a plurality of operating units including a printing unit and a power supply unit. The power supply unit includes a substrate, an input terminal that receives an alternating voltage, a smoothing capacitor that smooths the alternating voltage, a thermistor that detects a temperature, and a comparator that compares a signal output from the thermistor with a standard signal and outputs a notification signal.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Device for cleaning of indoor air

The present invention relates to a device for cleaning of indoor air comprising capacitor precipitators (12a, 12b) each consisting of two electrode elements or two groups of electrode elements connected to the respective pole of a high voltage source, air transported fans (13a, 13b), at least one corona electrode (k1, k2) and at least one counter electrode (16a, 16b, 16c), wherein said corona electrode (k1, k2) and said counter electrode (16a, 16b, 16c) are connected each to a pole of a high voltage source. The characteristics of the apparatus of the present invention is that it comprises two air flow ducts (l1, l2) for the air to be cleaned, which air flow ducts (l1, l2) are placed along an axial reference line (aa) at a distance (d) from each other in the direction of the axial reference line (aa), that each air flow duct (l1, l2) is associated with a capacitor precipitator (12a, 12b) and an air moving fan (13a, 13b), that at least one corona electrode (k1, k2) is provided in the space between the air flow ducts (l1, l2), that at least one counter electrode (16a, 16b; 16) is located adjacent to the air flow ducts (l1, l2) circumference, that the air flow direction through the one air flow duct (l1) is diametrically opposite the air flow direction through the second air flow duct (l2) and that the air to be cleaned is passed into the space between the air flow ducts (l1, l2)..

Automatic external defibrillator device and methods of use

The present invention relates to a device, and software and methodology associated with a portable automated external defibrillator (“aed”). The portable aed works with a mobile device and software, and includes two or more cardiac pads, a battery pack, and specialized capacitor.
Eir Inc.

Capacitive leadwire for physiological patient monitoring

A leadwire for physiological patient monitoring is provided that transfers potentials received at a chest electrode to a data acquisition device. The leadwire includes an electrode end connectable to the chest electrode and a first conductive layer extending from the electrode end.
General Electric Company

Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

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Converter with separate capacitor housing

A subsea converter includes an outer housing, configured to be in contact with the subsea water when the converter is installed subsea, and an inner housing provided inside the outer housing. The inner housing is fluid tight sealed against the outer housing.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Capacitive transducer system, capacitive transducer, and acoustic sensor

A capacitive transducer system has a capacitive transducer, and a controller. The capacitive transducer includes a first fixed electrode, a second fixed electrode, and a vibration electrode disposed between the first fixed electrode and the second fixed electrode so as to face the first and second fixed electrodes through gaps.
Omron Corporation

Circuits for current recycling and related methods

Circuits and methods for current recycling in signal buffers for switched capacitor circuits are described. A signal buffer may be coupled to an impedance element, such as a resistor, configured to provide a desired reference voltage to the switched capacitor circuit.
Mediatek Inc.

Shift register and gate driver including the same

Agate driver includes a shift register including a plurality of stages. The nth stage among the stages includes a buffer switching element having a gate electrode connected to a q-node and a drain electrode to receive a first clock, a first switching element having a gate electrode to receive a second clock and a drain electrode to receive a start pulse, and a second switching element having a gate electrode to receive the second clock and a drain electrode to receive a gate high voltage, a first capacitor connected between the q-node and a source electrode of the buffer switching element, and a second capacitor connected between the drain electrode of the first switching element and the q-node.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Pre-charging circuitry for multiplexer

A pre-charge circuit is provided for pre-charging the input node of a capacitive component to which the multiplexer output is fed to a charge level that is close to or approximates the signal output level of the multiplexer when its output is next switched. In order to reduce the level shifting burden on the amplifier in the pre-charge circuit, each pre-charge circuit input channel has a respective capacitor that is able to be switched in and out of series with the respective multiplexer channels, such that the respective capacitors track the signal levels on the multiplexer channels.
Analog Devices Global

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes: a bootstrap capacitor charged via a diode when a low-side switching device is on, a resulting charge voltage being applied to a high-side driver circuit when the low-side switching device is off; a supplementary bootstrap capacitor charged when the low-side switching device is off; a zener diode that regulates a charge voltage of the supplementary bootstrap capacitor; and a control circuit that applies the charge voltage of the supplementary bootstrap capacitor to the high-side driver circuit via a switch circuit when the charge voltage of the bootstrap capacitor decreases to less than a prescribed voltage while a high-side switching device is on.. .
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and a pvt independent rc delay

Apparatus and methods for a delay circuit are provided. In an example, a delay circuit can include a resistor configured to receive a compensation current, a capacitor configured to receive a charge current based on the compensation current, a first compensation circuit configured to provide a control signal, and a charge-current coupling circuit.

Parallel lc resonator and method therefor

An integrated circuit (ic) includes an input pad and an output pad separated from the input pad by a predetermined distance. A plurality of capacitors are coupled in series between the input pad and the output pad.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Apparatuses and methods for temperature independent oscillators

Apparatuses and methods for temperature independent oscillator circuits are disclosed herein. An example apparatus may include a pulse generator circuit configured to provide a periodic pulse based on the charging and discharging of a capacitor and further based on a reference voltage.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Inverter assembly for electric power system

An inverter assembly for a power system is provided. The inverter assembly includes a plurality of stackable housing members and a plurality of inverter units received within the plurality of stackable housing members.
Caterpillar Inc.

Charge pump stability control

An apparatus for power conversion includes a switching network that controls interconnections between pump capacitors in a capacitor network that has a terminal coupled to a current source, and a charge-management subsystem. In operation, the switching network causes the capacitor network to execute charge-pump operating cycles during each of which the capacitor network adopts different configurations in response to different configurations of the switching network.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Charge pump circuit

A charge pump circuit includes n boosting circuits, (n-2) switching circuits and a control circuit. A kth boosting circuit includes a unidirectional component and a capacitor.
Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.

Charge pump circuit and boosting circuit

The present disclosure provides a charge pump circuit including: a first capacitor and a second capacitor to which pulse signal are input; a first transistor including a source connected to a voltage input terminal, a drain connected to the first capacitor and a gate connected to the second capacitor; a second transistor including a source connected to the voltage input terminal, a drain connected to the second capacitor and a gate connected to the first capacitor; and a potential fixing circuit provided between a first node that is a connection node of the first transistor and the first capacitor, and a second node that is a connection node of the second transistor and the second capacitor, the potential fixing circuit fixing a potential of the first node to a potential according to a potential of the second node.. .
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Voltage regulator having boost and charge pump functionality

Methods and apparatus for a voltage regulator having a boost module and a charge pump module. In embodiments, the charge pump module is configured to operate in multiple modes.
Allegro Microsystems, Llc

Column-switched multi-module dc-to-dc power transformation system

Transformation system capable of efficiently transforming electrical power from one dc voltage to one or more other dc voltages or of regulating power flow within a network of constant nominal voltage; in each case without intermediate magnetic transformation. The transformation system is based on periodic and resonant delivery of charge from the first of two dc nodes to a system of capacitors, electrical reconfiguration of those capacitors, then delivery of power to one or more other dc nodes..
Electranix Corporation

Shield, electronic circuit, and dc-dc converter

A shield includes an inductor that includes outer electrodes and that is mounted on a substrate in or on which a wiring pattern is formed, a second capacitor that is electrically connected between one of the outer electrodes of the inductor and a ground pattern formed in or on the substrate, and a shield member that is disposed so as to cover the inductor and electrically connected to the one of the outer electrodes of the inductor, to which the second capacitor is connected. The second capacitor has frequency characteristics such that, when the self-resonance frequency of the second capacitor serves as a boundary, the impedance of the second capacitor decreases as the frequency increases on the low frequency side and that the impedance of the second capacitor increases as the frequency increases on the high frequency side..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Conversion device and controlling the same

Duties of control for dc/ac and dc/dc conversion units are determined by considering electric influences of a filter circuit, a capacitor connected to a dc bus, and a dc reactor for an output voltage command value for supplying an ac voltage to a load. The dc/dc conversion unit is controlled to convert a dc voltage into a dc bus voltage waveform alternately having a period of a pulsating current waveform corresponding to the absolute value of the ac voltage and a period of the dc voltage as a pulsating current minimum value.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Charging system and method thereof

A charging system and a method are provided. The charging system includes a power supply device, a charging module and a battery module.
Delta Electronics (tailand) Public Company Limited

Hybrid super-capacitor / rechargeable battery system

A hybrid system modifies a control algorithm such that the super-capacitor can not only supply pulsed power, but it now can also absorb pulsed power from the load while keeping the battery current constant such that the incoming pulsed power does not stress the battery. The absorbed energy is accumulated in the capacitor and then the control algorithm operates the dc/dc converter to recharge the battery with the energy from the capacitor at a rate that optimized battery performance.
Electro Standards Laboratories

Embedded antenna device for gnss applications

An antenna assembly includes a gnss stacked patch antenna located in a metal cavity and a matching parasitic element, the matching parasitic element includes a set of conductors not connected to the antenna. Each conductor has an external end and internal end, the external ends being conductively coupled to the housing of the cavity.
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.

Biological and stand-alone super-capacitors for water treatment

Supercapacitive bioelectrical systems (sc-bess) wherein the anode and cathode act as electrodes for a self-powered internal supercapacitor. The bes may further be enhanced by the use of optimized catalysts and enzymes to increase cell voltage and the use of a third capacitive electrode (ade) short-circuited to the bes cathode and coupled to the bes anode to improve the power output of the self-powered internal supercapacitor..
Alma Mater Studiorum - Università Di Bologna

Nonaqueous electrolyte, capacitor device using same, and carboxylic acid ester compound used in same

In the formula, each of r1 and r2 independently represents a hydrogen atom, a —c(═o)—or4 group, or the like, and r1 and r2 may be bonded to each other to form a ring structure. R3 represents a hydrogen atom or the like, and n represents an integer of 1 to 3.

Monolayer thin film capacitor and manufacturing the same

A monolayer thin film capacitor includes: a bottom electrode; a top electrode; a dielectric layer disposed between the bottom electrode and the top electrode; a first via formed in the dielectric layer so as to penetrate through the dielectric layer; a second via formed in the top electrode so as to penetrate through the top electrode and having a greater width or a greater diameter than that of the first via; and a connection electrode disposed on inner sides of the first and second vias, electrically connected to the bottom electrode, and electrically insulated from the top electrode.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Pixel and organic light-emitting display device having the same

A pixel includes first through fourth transistors and storage capacitor. The first transistor controls an amount of current flowing from a first driving power source to a second driving power source, via an organic light-emitting diode, based on a voltage of a first node.
Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang Univertiy)

Imaging device including unit pixel cell

An imaging device includes a unit pixel cell including: a photoelectric converter that generates a signal charge through photoelectric conversion of incident light, and a signal detection circuit that detects an electric signal according to an amount of the signal charge, wherein the signal detection circuit includes: a first transistor that amplifies the electric signal, a gate of the first transistor being connected to the photoelectric converter, a second transistor having a source and a drain, one of the source and the drain being connected to the photoelectric converter, and a first capacitor having a first end and a second end, the first end being connected to the other of the source and the drain of the second transistor, the second end being connected to a first voltage source.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Global shutter pixels utilizing shared deep trench isolated storage capacitors

Disclosed herein is an electronic device including an integrated circuit substrate, with a pixel array area within the integrated circuit substrate. A first deep trench isolation structure is formed in the integrated circuit substrate about a perimeter of the pixel array area.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Thin film transistor array substrate and liquid crystal panel

The present disclosure discloses a thin film transistor array substrate and a liquid crystal panel. The thin film transistor array substrate comprises a substrate, a silicon thin film transistor formed on the substrate, an oxide semiconductor transistor, and a capacitor.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Strained-gate engineered dynamic random access memory including ferroelectric negative capacitance dielectrics and manufacturing method thereof

A dynamic random access memory (dram) and a manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. A storage cell of the dram includes a finfet and a capacitor.
National Taiwan Normal University

Carbon fiber and parylene structural capacitor

A structural capacitor and method for manufacturing the structural capacitor. A first layer of nonconductive fiber glass may be formed into a desired shape of the structural capacitor, and then a conductive layer made of carbon fiber pre-impregnated material may be placed on the fiber glass layer.
Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, Llc

Nanowire supercapacitors and manufacture

A method for the fabrication of h-wo3/ws2 core/shell nanowires and their use in flexible supercapacitor applications. The novel nanowire assemblies exhibit multifold advantages desired for high-performance supercapacitors, including superior material properties and electrode design.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Porous electrodes and method and fabrication thereof

A method comprising forming a mesoporous conductive layer and depositing a capacitive material within pores of the mesoporous conductive layer through a thickness of the mesoporous conductive layer. The mesoporous conductive layer may be formed by physical deposition or electrodeposition of gold, platinum or titanium, and the capacitive material may be ru, ni, fe, co, ir or mn, yielding a mesoporous electrode.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Low leakage electrolytic capacitor

The instant disclosure relates to a low leakage electrolytic capacitor which includes a winding-type capacitor element, a hybrid electrically conductive medium, and a package body. The winding-type capacitor element includes an anode foil, a cathode foil, and a separator interposed between the anode foil and the cathode foil.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Phase change tunable capacitor

A variable capacitor includes a substrate; a plurality of electrodes on the substrate; a phase change material on the plurality of electrodes; and a thermo-modifying element adjacent to the phase change material, wherein the thermo-modifying element changes a temperature of the phase change material. The change in temperature of the phase change material may change a capacitance between the plurality of electrodes.
U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

Multi-layer ceramic capacitor and producing the same

A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes a body. The body includes a capacitance forming unit, a cover, and a side margin.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a laminate of ceramic layers and internal electrodes, and a pair of external electrodes located on both end surfaces of the laminate and electrically connected to the internal electrodes. Each of the pair of external electrodes includes an underlying electrode layer on the surface of the laminate and including cu, a bonding portion partially provided on a surface of the underlying electrode layer and including a cu3sn alloy, and a conductive resin layer provided on surfaces of the underlying electrode layer and the bonding portion, and a total area of the bonding portion is not less than about 2.7% and not more than about 40.6% of a total area of the underlying electrode layer..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Memory cell of static random access memory based on resistance and capacitance hardening

The present invention provides a memory cell of static random access memory based on resistance-capacitance reinforcement, which comprises a latch circuit and a bit selection circuit, the latch circuit consists of two pmos transistors p1 and p2, two nmos transistors n1 and n2, a first resistance-capacitance network and a second resistance-capacitance network; the bit selection circuit consists of nmos transistors n5 and n6; the latch circuit forms four storage nodes x1, x1b, x2, x2b, among which a coupling capacitor c is provided between a pair of complementary data storage nodes. Compared to the conventional memory cell of 6t structure, a resistance-capacitance network and a coupling capacitor are added, so that without changing the original read operation circuit and without obviously increasing complexity, the memory cell is prevented from having single event upset merely at a cost of increasing a small amount of area, thus ensuring correctness of data..
Institute Of Automation Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Dimm dram memory chips quick optical data erasure after power cycling

Quick optical dram reset and data erasure can be performed during power down (power cycling) or chip cooling and removal from the socket. In this way cold boot attacks on dram secret information are prevented using simple and cheap embodiment.

Organic light-emitting display device

Disclosed is an organic light-emitting display device capable of realizing a high resolution. The organic light-emitting display device includes a storage capacitor disposed on a substrate, which overlaps at least one transistor, with at least one buffer layer interposed therebetween, the at least one buffer layer disposed on the storage capacitor, and which includes a lower storage electrode and an upper storage electrode overlapping the lower storage electrode, with a storage buffer layer interposed therebetween, and a light-emitting diode connected to the transistor.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Touch display panel, driving circuit and driving touch display panel

The present disclosure discloses a touch display panel, a driving circuit and a driving method of a touch display panel. Said touch display panel comprises a common electrode layer which used for display, said common electrode layer is simultaneously used for touch detection electrode layer which is used for touch detection, said common electrode layer is divided into a plurality of regions, each region is corresponded to a independent common voltage.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

User interface mechanical control apparatus with optical and capacitive position detection and optical position indication

Disclosed examples include optical and capacitive position detection systems and user interface control apparatus to detect relative positions of a stationary first structure and a movable second structure. The optical system includes pairs of optical source and sensor devices spaced along a first direction on the first structure and a reflector extending along the first direction on the second structure to selectively reflect light from one of the optical sources to the corresponding optical sensor of a given pair when the reflector is proximate the given pair.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Differential voltage measuring device

A differential voltage measuring device includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor each formed of a ceramic capacitor, a differential amplifier for outputting a voltage corresponding to a difference voltage between a voltage held by the first capacitor and a voltage held by the second capacitor, and μcom for introducing a first voltage to the first capacitor, and a second voltage to the second capacitor with the first capacitor holding the first voltage, and μcom introduces a third voltage to at least the first capacitor or the second capacitor, and after application of the third voltage stops, introduces the first voltage to the first capacitor or the second capacitor to which the third voltage was introduced.. .
Yazaki Corporation

Out-of-plane-accelerometer

Accelerometer including a seismic mass in a plane and a first capacitor plate and a second capacitor plate arranged parallel to the plane. The seismic mass is arranged in between the first capacitor plate and the second capacitor plate.
Safran Colibrys Sa

Capacitance type sensor

In order to eliminate influence of a noise voltage applied to a diaphragm of a capacitance type sensor, the capacitance type sensor includes: a detection capacitor formed of a diaphragm and a fixed electrode, the diaphragm being connected to a frame and deformed by receiving an external force; and a fixed capacitor connected in series with the detection capacitor, so that it is intended to detect a partial pressure applied to the detection capacitor by applying a voltage to the detection capacitor and the fixed capacitor, and further includes: a noise voltage generating part connected to the frame and adapted to generate a noise voltage caused in the frame; a noise voltage adding part adapted to add the noise voltage to the voltage applied to each of the capacitors; and a noise voltage subtraction part adapted to subtract the added noise voltage from a divided voltage of the detection capacitor.. .
Horiba Stec, Co., Ltd.

Hemispherical resonance micromechanical gyroscope and processing method thereof

The present invention relates to a micromachined hemispherical resonance gyroscope, which includes a resonant layer, wherein the resonant layer comprises a hemispherical shell whose top point of the hemispherical shell is its anchor point; several silicon hemispherical electrodes are ananged around the hemispherical shell, the silicon hemispherical electrodes include driving electrodes, equilibrium electrodes, shielded electrodes and signal detection electrodes or quadrature correction electrodes, the hemispherical shell and the several silicon spherical electrodes which sunound the hemispherical shell constitute several capacitors. The hemispherical resonance micromechanical gyroscope utilizes a processing method on the basis of silicon micromachining, which leads to small size and low production cost, as well as batch production capacity, meanwhile its sensitivity is independent of amplitude and its driving voltage could be very low, as a result its output noise could be significantly reduced, and its accuracy is better than the gyroscope products in the prior art..
Suzhou Wenzhixin Micro System Technology Co., Ltd

Electrocaloric system

A system comprises a first row of electrocaloric capacitors having capacitors separated by a first set of insulation regions. A second row of electrocaloric capacitors is disposed proximate the first row of electrocaloric capacitors separated by a second set of insulation regions.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Subsea direct electric heating system

A subsea direct electric heating system has a subsea pipeline which has an electrically conducting pipeline material, and a first piggyback cable extending along a portion of the subsea pipeline, electrically connected in series with the subsea pipeline. The system further comprises a topside ac power supply and a power feeder cable which extends from the topside ac power supply to a subsea location.
Nexans

Polymer composite material, manufacturing the polymer composite material, capacitor package structure using the polymer composite material and manufacturing the capacitor package structure

The instant disclosure provides a polymer composite material, the method for manufacturing the polymer composite material, a capacitor package structure using the polymer composite material and the method for manufacturing the capacitor package structure. The polymer composite material is used for the cathode of a capacitor, wherein the polymer composite material includes poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene), polystyrene sulfonate and a nanomaterial.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a multilayer chip in which each of dielectric layers and each of internal electrode layers are alternately stacked and are alternately exposed to two edge faces thereof; and external electrodes formed on the two edge faces; wherein: the external electrodes have a structure in which a plated layer is formed on a ground layer whose main component is a metal or an alloy, a thermal expansion coefficient of the metal being larger than that of a main ceramic component of the dielectric layer, the ground layer including a ceramic additive; outermost layers of the multilayer chip are cover layers whose main component is a main component of the dielectric layer; and thermal expansion coefficients satisfy a relationship of, the main component of the ground layer>the main component of the cover layers>the ceramic additive.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Carbonaceous material for electronic materials

The present invention relates to a carbonaceous material derived from a plant starting material, which is useful for electronic materials for conductive materials, capacitor electrodes, storage battery electrodes, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery electrodes and the like. The present invention relates to a carbonaceous material for electronic materials, which is obtained by burning a carbon precursor derived from palm husk, and which is configured such that: the potassium content in the carbonaceous material is 100 ppm or less; the calcium content in the carbonaceous material is 100 ppm or less; and the elemental oxygen content in the carbonaceous material is 0.25% by weight or less..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Palladium-platinum system for use as hydrogen storage material and/or electrocatalyst, preferably in fuel-cells

The present invention relates to palladium-platinum system consisting of palladium layer covered with a platinum overlayer consisting of 1 to 10 platinum monolayers deposited on palladium for use as hydrogen storage. Such system can be used in fuel cells, hydride batteries and supercapacitors.
Uniwersytet Warszawski

Fogging removal system and fogging removal method using the same

Provided is a fogging removal system. The fogging removal system includes: a first substrate; a heating unit disposed on the first substrate; a second substrate disposed on the heating unit; a first electrode disposed on the second substrate; and a control unit electrically connected to the heating unit and the first electrode.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Multilayer capacitor built-in substrate

A multilayer capacitor built-in substrate includes a core substrate, a multilayer capacitor mounted on one principal surface of the core substrate, and a burying layer provided on the one principal surface of the core substrate to bury the multilayer capacitor. The multilayer capacitor includes a laminated body in which dielectric layers and internal electrode layers are laminated, and first and second external electrodes.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor module with improved planarity

A module containing a plurality of active capacitors and a sacrificial capacitor is provided. The active capacitors and sacrificial capacitor are aligned along a horizontal direction so that the side surfaces of their cases are parallel to each other.
Avx Corporation

Copper clad laminate for forming of embedded capacitor layer, multilayered printed wiring board, and manufacturing multilayered printed wiring board

A material for forming of the capacitor layer which generates no crack in drilling on the dielectric layer of the capacitor in manufacturing of a highly multilayered printed wiring board embedded a capacitor circuit. Copper clad laminate for forming of an embedded capacitor layer of a multilayered printed wiring board including an embedded capacitor circuit having a layer structure of copper layer/dielectric layer of the capacitor/copper layer in an inner layer characterized in that the composite elastic modulus er of the resin film constituting the dielectric layer of the capacitor along the thickness direction is less than 6.1 gpa is employed..
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

Input circuit for a dynamic comparator

The present disclosure relates to an input circuit comprising positive and negative branches, each branch comprising a transistor arranged for receiving an input voltage at its gate terminal and a first fixed voltage at its drain terminal via a first switch characterized in that the source terminal of the transistor in each of the positive branch and the negative branch is connectable via a second switch to a first plate of a first capacitor in the positive branch and of a second capacitor in the negative branch, respectively, with a second plate of the first capacitor and of the second capacitor being connected to a second fixed voltage and the input circuit further being arranged for receiving a first reset voltage on the first plate of the first capacitor in the positive branch and a second reset voltage on the first plate of the second capacitor in the negative branch.. .
Imec Vzw

Tuning capacitance to enhance fet stack voltage withstand

An rf switch to controllably withstand an applied rf voltage vsw, or a method of fabricating such a switch, which includes a string of series-connected constituent fets with a node of the string between each pair of adjacent fets. The method includes controlling capacitances between different nodes of the string to effectively tune the string capacitively, which will reduce the variance in the rf switch voltage distributed across each constituent fet, thereby enhancing switch breakdown voltage.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Bootstrap capacitor over-voltage management circuit for gan transistor based power converters

A drive circuit for a half bridge transistor circuit formed of enhancement mode gan transistors. A shunt diode is connected to the bootstrap capacitor at a node between the bootstrap capacitor and ground, the shunt diode being decoupled from the midpoint node of the half bridge by a shunt resistor.
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation

Switching element driving device

A switching element driving device includes: a drive circuit that is connected between an element driving power supply and a circuit ground and outputs a driving signal to a driving switching element; a capacitor that is connected between the circuit ground and a reference ground to which a potential reference side conduction terminal of the driving switching element is connected; and a regulator that charges and discharges so that the capacitor has a predetermined terminal voltage. The regulator discharges the capacitor when the terminal voltage exceeds an upper limit value, and charges the capacitor when the terminal voltage falls below a lower limit value..
Denso Corporation

Single event latchup mitigation with sample and hold

A system for mitigating a solid state power controller (sspc) open or closed state change caused by single event latchup (sel) includes an on circuit, an off circuit operatively connected in parallel to the on circuit, a holding capacitor operatively connected in parallel with the on circuit and the off circuit, and a power switching device operatively connected to the holding capacitor and the on circuit. The system is configured to maintain, during and after the sel, a drive state voltage to the power switching device that is stored in the holding capacitor prior to the sel..
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Driver circuit and semiconductor module having same

An output of a gate driver that drives a main switch is connected to the gate of the main switch, and a low-voltage side power supply terminal of the gate driver is connected to a source of the main switch via a current limiting resistor. Moreover, a suppression capacitor for suppressing rapid changes in current, having a prescribed capacitance, is connected between the drain of the main switch of a main circuit and the low-voltage side power supply terminal of the gate driver.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Pwm control five-level inverting circuit, control circuit and inverter

A pulse width modulation (pwm) control method for a five-level inverting circuit is provided. The five-level inverting circuit includes a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a third capacitor and first to eighth switch branches.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Integrated circuits for controlling slew rates of signals

An integrated circuit includes a differential signal driver that receives a first signal from a first input terminal, receives a second signal, which is a differential signal of the first signal, from a second input terminal, outputs a first output signal corresponding to the first signal to a first output terminal, and outputs a second output signal corresponding to the second signal to a second output terminal. The integrated circuit further includes a first capacitor unit connected to the first output terminal and controlling a slew rate of the first output signal based on a first capacitance, a second capacitor unit connected to the second output terminal and controlling a slew rate of the second output signal based on a second capacitance, and a phase selection unit that receives the first signal and provides the first signal to the second capacitor unit, and that receives the second signal and provides the second signal to the first capacitor unit, so as to control the slew rates of the first and second output signals..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

High-efficiency frequency doubler with a compensated transformer-based input balun

The disclosed embodiments relate to the design of a high-speed frequency doubler circuit. During operation, the circuit uses a transformer-based balun to convert a single-ended input signal into a differential signal, wherein the transformer-based balun includes a transformer with a primary coil, which receives the single-ended input signal, and a secondary coil, which produces the differential signal.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Positive logic digitally tunable capacitor

Methods and devices providing positive logic biasing schemes for use in a digitally tuning capacitor in an integrated circuit device are described. The described methods can be used in integrated circuits with stringent requirements in terms of switching time, power handling, noise sensitivity and power consumption.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Rf switch with split tunable matching network

An improved architecture for a radio frequency (rf) power amplifier, impedance matching network, and selector switch. One aspect of embodiments of the invention is splitting the functionality of a final stage impedance matching network (imn) into two parts, comprising a base set of off-chip imn components and an on-chip imn tuning component.
Psemi Corporation

Electrostatic microgenerator and generating electrical energy using an electrostatic microgenerator

An electrostatic microgenerator having electret films which are arranged above one another in a double layer and each have a metal layer arranged on one side thereof as an electrode. The films are embedded in a hermetically sealed casing in a loosely wound manner.
Guenter Beckmann

Bi-directional, transformerless voltage system

A multi-stage electric voltage converter is disclosed. The converter comprises a voltage source and multiple stages.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

Device and generating a negative voltage for a high side switch in an inverter

A configuration and a method for generating a negative voltage for a high-side switch in an inverter by providing at least one negative bias voltage for an inverter, wherein a simple and safe provision of the negative voltage becomes possible, and the switching costs as well as the costs and expenses for the production of such an inverter are reduced. A secondary winding generating a negative base voltage is arranged on a flyback transformer, wherein a first terminal of the secondary winding is connected to the hv+ potential and a second terminal of the secondary winding is connected via a rectifier diode to the first terminal for outputting the negative base voltage, wherein a bootstrap diode is arranged between the first terminal and a second terminal for outputting a negative base voltage (neg bias a), and wherein a bootstrap capacitor is arranged between the first terminal and the second terminal..
Hanon Systems

Inverter with charging capability

There included are: an arm circuit in which upper arm switching elements (21, 31, 41) to which a positive electrode of a battery (70) is connected and lower arm switching elements (22, 32, 42) to which a negative electrode of the battery (70) is connected are connected; a first capacitor (10) having one end connected to the positive electrode of the battery (70); a second capacitor (11) connected between another end of the first capacitor (10) and the negative electrode of the battery (70); a first diode (12) having a cathode electrode connected to the connection point between the upper arm and lower arm switching elements; and a second diode (13) having a cathode electrode connected to another end of the first capacitor (10). Power is supplied from an external power supply (80) to the anode electrode of the first diode (12) and anode electrode of the second diode (13)..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.,

Power converter

A diode rectifier rectifies an ac voltage output from a neutral-grounding three-phase ac power supply to a dc voltage. A smoothing capacitor smoothes the dc voltage rectified by the diode rectifier.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Control method and control flyback circuit

The present invention discloses a control method and a control apparatus for a flyback circuit. The flyback circuit includes a primary switch, a secondary rectifier unit, a transformer and an output capacitor.
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co.,ltd.

Auxiliary supply for a switched-mode power supply

An auxiliary supply for a switched mode power supply, which includes at least a transformer with a primary side and a secondary side, wherein the auxiliary supply provides a power supply to units arranged on the secondary side of the switched mode power supply independently of an operating state of the switched mode power supply, where the auxiliary supply in this case, on the primary side, which corresponds to the primary side of the switched mode power supply, has a frequency generator for generating an ac voltage with a predetermined frequency, where on the secondary side, which corresponds to the secondary side of the switched mode power supply, the auxiliary supply has a rectifier unit for a secondary side supply current and/or a secondary side supply voltage, and where a galvanic separation unit, which is particularly formed by two capacitors, is provided between the primary side and the secondary side.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Switched-capacitor converters with low voltage gate drivers

An apparatus for converting voltage includes terminals coupled to external circuits at corresponding voltages and a switching network having driving circuits and semiconductor switches that interconnect capacitors in successive states to one another and to the terminals. The switches interconnect some capacitors to one another through a series of switches when an activation pattern causes them to be activated.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Multi-cell power converter with improved start-up routine

A power converter circuit includes a plurality of first converter cells, a plurality of second converter cells, and a plurality of dc link capacitors. Each of the plurality of first converter cells is coupled to a corresponding one of the plurality of dc link capacitors.
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag

Power conversion device

The present invention is provided with a power converter and a control device for controlling the power converter, wherein each of the positive arm and the negative arm is comprised one converter cell or a plurality of converter cells connected in series, each converter cell being comprised: a series unit in which a plurality of switching elements are connected in series to each other; and a dc capacitor connected in parallel to the series unit, and the control device includes a dc voltage command value calculation unit which calculates a voltage command value for outputting, during a dc short circuit fault, ac voltage similar to that in a steady state to the ac terminal of the power converter, and for outputting, to the dc terminal of the power converter, dc voltage that allows the protection relay in the dc line to operate.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Elimination of commutation failure by hybrid hvdc system

A line commutated converter, lcc, for a high-voltage, direct current, hvdc, power converter comprises at least one bridge circuit for connection to at least one terminal of a dc system. Each bridge circuit comprises a plurality of arms, and each arm is associated with a respective phase of an ac system.
The University Of Birmingham

Wireless power receiver, wireless power transmission system using the same, and rectifier

Disclosed herein is a wireless power receiving device that includes a power receiving coil that takes in ac power via a magnetic field, and a rectifier that converts the ac power to dc power and outputs the dc power to a load. The rectifier includes a plurality of diodes bridge-connected to each other, the plurality of diodes including a first diode whose anode is connected to one input terminal of the rectifier and a second diode whose cathode is connected to the one input terminal of the rectifier; a first capacitor connected in parallel with the first diode; and a second capacitor connected in parallel with the second diode.
Tdk Corporation

Wireless power transmission device

A coil structure for wireless power transmission is provided. The coil structure comprises: a primary resonance coil wound in a spiral shape around a centripetal point; a primary induction coil, which supplies power to the primary resonance coil in a nonconnected state with an input or output terminal of the primary resonance coil and is wound in a spiral shape on a substantially same plane around a substantially same centripetal point as the centripetal point; a switch configured to be parallel with the primary resonance coil so as to control the on and off of an operation of the primary resonance coil; and a capacitor coupled to the primary resonance coil so as to form a magnetic resonance with the primary resonance coil..
Ge Hybrid Technologies, Llc

Energy storage system and operation method thereof

An energy storage system, including: a first switch and a first inductor connected in series and connected to a positive electrode of an external dc system; a pre-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit, the circuit including a first terminal, a second terminal, and a third terminal; a pre-charge circuit, a fourth switch, and a super-capacitor sequentially connected in series, two terminals of a series structure resulting therefrom being connected to the third terminal of the pre-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit and the negative electrode of the external dc system, respectively; a post-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit, the circuit including a first terminal, a second terminal, and a third terminal; and a battery, a second switch, and a second inductor connected in series.. .
Wuhan Micro Hydrogen New Energy Co., Ltd.

Battery charging system

A charging system that includes a switching control circuit coupled to four series-coupled mosfet transistors; a flying capacitor coupled across two of the four series-coupled mosfet transistors; and node between the two of the four series coupled transistors that couples to an output inductor to form a buck regulator is presented. Embodiments of the charging system can have increased efficiency, can reduce the size and inductance of the output inductor, and can be produced with a low voltage process..
Integrated Device Technology, Inc.

Antenna device and manufacturing the same

An antenna device includes: a plurality of cores arranged in series; a coil; and a capacitor connected to the coil, in which a first core, which is selected from the plurality of cores, and a second core, which is selected from the plurality of cores and is arranged on any one end portion side of the first core, are arranged apart from each other, and in which at least one end surface, which is selected from an end surface of the first core on a side on which the second core is arranged and an end surface of the second core on a side on which the first core is arranged, is located on an inner peripheral side of the coil.. .
Sumida Corporation

Impedance matching using tunable elements

Generally discussed herein are techniques, software, apparatuses, and systems configured for impedance matching. An impedance matching tuner can include a first tunable capacitor arranged in series with a radio frequency (rf) input, a second tunable capacitor arranged in shunt with the rf input, a third tunable capacitor and a first inductance device arranged in parallel with each other and in shunt with the rf input, and a fourth tunable capacitor and a second inductance device arranged in parallel with each other and in series with the rf input..
Honeywell International Inc.

Antenna radomes forming a cut-off pattern

An antenna system includes a circularly-polarized antenna element with a down/up ratio in a proximity of a local horizon of no better than −12 db. An antenna radome encloses the antenna element, the radome providing a drop of antenna pattern near a local horizon and having an upper transparent area and a lower semi-transparent area.
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.

Lithium salt compound, nonaqueous electrolyte solution using same, lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion capacitor

The present invention is concerned with (1) a lithium salt compound including a lithium cation including, as a ligand, at least one ether compound selected from 2,5,8,11-tetraoxadodecane and 2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxapentadecane and a difluorophosphate anion; (2) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing the aforementioned lithium salt compound; (3) a lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; (4) a lithium ion capacitor using the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and (5) a production method of the aforementioned lithium salt compound, including bringing the aforementioned ether compound and lithium difluorophosphate into contact with each other. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution of the present invention is excellent in high-temperature cyclic property and output characteristics after high-temperature cycles and is capable of suppressing metal elution from a positive electrode or the like..
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Organic light-emitting diode display including a storage capacitive plate and a driving voltage line formed on the same layer and manufacturing method thereof

An oled display and a method of manufacturing thereof are disclosed. In one aspect, the display includes a scan line formed over a substrate and configured to transfer a scan signal, a data line and a driving voltage line crossing the scan line and respectively configured to transfer a data voltage and a driving voltage, and a switching transistor electrically connected to the scan line and the data line and including a switching drain electrode configured to output the data voltage.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Capacitor structure

Devices and methods for forming a device are disclosed. A substrate is provided.
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Display device and electronic device including the same

It is an object to decrease the number of transistors connected to a capacitor. In a structure, a capacitor and one transistor are included, one electrode of the capacitor is connected to a wiring, and the other electrode of the capacitor is connected to a gate of the transistor.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device

The invention provides a semiconductor device including a capacitor capable of securing capacity and exhibiting improved reliability and a semiconductor package comprising the same. The semiconductor device includes: a substrate having a cell block; a plurality of capacitors, which are in the cell block of the substrate and have first electrodes; and a support pattern, which contacts sidewalls of the first electrodes of the plurality of capacitors and supports the plurality of capacitors, wherein the support pattern includes an upper support pattern including: a first upper pattern having a plate-like structure connected as a whole in the cell block; and a second upper pattern, which contacts a bottom surface of the first upper pattern and has a top surface having a smaller area than the bottom surface of the first upper pattern, the upper support pattern contacting sidewalls of upper ends of the first electrodes..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device and method

A link device with a large density routing is attached to a package in order to provide a high-density interconnect pathway to interconnect semiconductor devices. In an embodiment the package is an integrated fan out package.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Radio frequency (rf) inductive signal coupler and method therefor

A reference circuit includes an integrated circuit (ic) formed on a semiconductor substrate including a first spiral inductor and a second spiral inductor. The first spiral inductor is formed from a first metal layer over the substrate.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Capacitor mounting structure

A mounting structure includes a silicon die, an interposer, a substrate, and a capacitor. The capacitor includes a multilayer body, a first outer electrode provided on one end surface of the multilayer body, a second outer electrode provided on another end surface of the multilayer body, and a third outer electrode provided on side surfaces of the multilayer body, and a portion of the capacitor at the first outer electrode side is embedded within the interposer.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device and metering apparatus

A semiconductor device includes: an oscillator; a semiconductor chip that includes an oscillation circuit connected to the oscillator, a timer circuit that generates a timing signal of a frequency according to a oscillation frequency of the oscillation circuit, and a frequency correction section that corrects a frequency of the timing signal based on temperature data; and a discrete device that includes at least one of a temperature sensing device that detects a peripheral temperature, that supplies the detected temperature as temperature data to the frequency correction section, and that is provided as a separate body to the semiconductor chip, or a capacitor that is electrically connected to both the oscillator and the oscillation circuit and that is provided as a separate body to the semiconductor chip, wherein the oscillator, the semiconductor chip and the discrete device are contained within a single package.. .
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Carbonaceous nanoparticles, methods of making same and uses thereof

Compositions of carbonaceous nanoparticle fabrication and their use for electrode materials in supercapacitors are provided. The supercapacitor includes a first electrode having a first substrate and carbonaceous nanoparticles; a second electrode comprising a second substrate and carbonaceous nanoparticles; a separator positioned between the first electrode and the second electrode; and an electrolyte.
Northwestern University

Electrolytic capacitor

An electrolytic capacitor includes: an anode body having a dielectric layer; a solid electrolyte layer in contact with the dielectric layer; and an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains a solvent and a solute.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Electrolytic capacitor and producing same

An electrolytic capacitor includes: an anode body; a dielectric layer formed on the anode body; a first conductive polymer layer which covers at least a portion of the dielectric layer; and a second conductive polymer layer which covers at least a portion of the first conductive polymer layer. The first conductive polymer layer includes a first layer and a second layer.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Multilayer capacitors

A multilayer capacitor may include a capacitor stack having pluralities of first and second plate electrodes connected to respective stack face terminals. Two face terminals on different stack sides are connected to the first plate electrodes.
Werlatone, Inc.

Capacitor arrangement

A capacitor arrangement is disclosed. In an embodiment the arrangement includes a ceramic multilayer capacitor including a main body comprising ceramic layers, first electrode layers and second electrode layers arranged there between and a first external contact and a second external contact on mutually opposite side surfaces, wherein the first external contact is electrically conductively connected to the first electrode layers and the second external contact is electrically conductively connected to the second electrode layers..
Epcos Ag

Capacitor and manufacturing the same

A capacitor that includes a conductive porous base material having a porous portion; a dielectric layer on the porous portion; and an upper electrode on the dielectric layer. In the porous portion of the conductive porous base material, a portion having a base material thickness between pores of 1.2 times or less of a thickness of the dielectric layer exits in 5% or more of the entire porous portion, and the dielectric layer is formed from a compound including atoms having an origin different from an origin of the conductive porous base material..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Capacitor and manufacturing the same

A capacitor that includes a conductive base material with high specific surface area, a dielectric layer covering the conductive base material with high specific surface area, and an upper electrode covering the dielectric layer, in which the conductive base material with high specific surface area is formed of a metal sintered body as a whole.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Capacitor and manufacturing method therefor

The present invention provides a capacitor including a conductive porous base material with a porous part, a dielectric layer and an upper electrode. The porous part, the dielectric layer, and the upper electrode are stacked on top of one another in this order to define a capacitance formation part.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Electronic component

An electronic component includes a multilayer capacitor and an interposer including a substrate main body with an electric insulation property, the multilayer capacitor being mounted on one main surface side of the substrate main body. The multilayer capacitor includes a multilayer body, a first outer electrode, and a second outer electrode.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Integrated circuit devices and methods of manufacturing same

An integrated circuit (ic) device may include a single substrate that includes a single chip, and a plurality of memory cells spaced apart from one another on the substrate and having different structures. Manufacturing the ic device may include forming a plurality of first word lines in a first region of the substrate, and forming a plurality of second word lines in or on a second region of the substrate.

Display panel and display device

Disclosed are a display panel and a display device. When a display area is divided into a first display area and a second display area, and the number of pixels in a row of pixels in the second display area is smaller than the number of pixels in a row of pixels in the first display area, a load on a scan signal line connected with a row of pixels in the second display area is lower than a load on a scan signal line connected with a row of pixels in the first display area, and at least one of the respective scan signal lines connected with the respective rows of pixels in the second display area is connected with a compensation capacitor..
Wuhan Tianma Micro-electronics Co.,ltd.

Pixel circuit and display device

A pixel circuit able to prevent a spread of the terminal voltages of drive transistors inside a panel and in turn able to reliably prevent deterioration of uniformity, wherein a source of a tft serving as a drive transistor is connected to an anode of a light emitting element, a drain is connected to a power source potential, a capacitor is connected between a gate and source of the tft, and a source potential of the tft is connected to a fixed potential through a tft serving as a switch transistor and wherein pixel circuit lines are connected by an upper line and bottom line and are arranged in parallel with pixel circuit power source voltage lines so as not to have intersecting parts.. .
Sony Corporation

Pixel and organic light emitting display device having the pixel

A pixel includes a plurality of transistors, a storage capacitor, and an organic light emitting diode. A first transistor controls the amount of current from a first driving power source to the organic light emitting diode based on a data voltage.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Display device and driving the same

A display device includes pixels configured to emit light of various intensity in accordance with driving signals, data lines, scan lines, and a power supply unit configured to supply at least one driving voltage to the pixels. At least one of the pixels may comprise a switching transistor having a first electrode connected to one of the data lines and a second electrode connected to a first node, and a gate electrode connected to one of the scan lines, a driving transistor connected between the power supply unit and an organic light emitting diode, a storage capacitor having a first terminal connected to the first node and a second terminal connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, and a first transistor connected between the first node and a first electrode of the driving transistor..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device and driving method thereof

A voltage equal to the threshold value of a tft (106) is held in capacitor unit (109). When a video signal is inputted from a source signal line, the voltage held in the capacitor unit is added thereto and a resultant signal is applied to a gate electrode of the tft (106).
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Display panel and display apparatus

The present disclosure provides a display panel and a display apparatus. The display panel includes a plurality of array units each including a first pixel array and a second pixel array, each of the first pixel array and the second pixel array has at least one domain tilting direction, and, one row of charging gate line and one row of common gate line are disposed between the first pixel arrays and the second pixel arrays of each row of the array units.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Circuit and bandwidth measurement

A circuit for measuring a bandwidth of an amplifier includes first and second capacitors, first through third switches, and a pulse generator. First terminals of the capacitors are coupled to an amplifier input, and a second terminal of the second capacitor is coupled to an amplifier output.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Capacitance measuring circuit and capacitance measuring method

A circuit and method of measuring capacitance are disclosed. The capacitance measuring circuit includes an integrator circuit, a first control circuit, a second control circuit and a processor circuit.
Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

Method and monitoring capacitance of dc bus capacitor

A method for monitoring capacitance of dc bus capacitor of a power electronic converter is provided, wherein the power electronic converter includes at least one ac/dc conversion circuit and the dc bus capacitor, a power input/output interface of the ac/dc conversion circuit including a first terminal and a second terminal. The first terminal is connected to an ac grid with a frequency of f, the second terminal is connected to the dc bus capacitor, f is any positive real number, and the method includes: measuring a pulsating power with a frequency of 2f flowing through the dc bus capacitor and a voltage on the dc bus capacitor; and calculating the capacitance of the dc bus capacitor based on the pulsating power and the voltage on the dc bus capacitor.
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd

Electric driver and illumination device

The utility model relates to an electric driver and an illumination device. The electric driver comprises: a carrier; a first electrical component and a second electrical component, wherein the first electrical component and the second electrical component are provided on the carrier; and a heat insulation structure, wherein the second electrical component comprises a first heat insulator surrounding the second electrical component and a second heat insulator surrounding the first heat insulator, wherein a gap is provided between the first heat insulator and a second heat insulator.
Osram Gmbh

Vehicle power storage system and controlling the vehicle power storage system

The objective of the invention is to cause a load for reducing the warm-up time of an exhaust gas purifying device to be generated efficiently, and to make effective use of the energy required to reduce the warm-up time of the exhaust gas purifying device. The present invention relates to a vehicular storage battery system used in a vehicle 1 having an exhaust gas purifying device 12 which purifies exhaust gas from an engine 11, the vehicular storage battery system including: a capacitor 14 which stores electric power generated by an electricity generator 13 driven by the engine 11; an electric power control circuit 17 which controls the supply of electric power generated by the electricity generator 13 to a battery 15 and to the capacitor 14; a warm-up control device 18 which determines whether or not the exhaust gas purifying device 12 requires warming up; and a control means which, if the warm-up control device 18 determines that the exhaust gas purifying device 12 requires warming up, controls the electric power control circuit 17, and after the engine 11 has started up, causes the engine 11 to drive the electricity generator 13 and causes the electric power generated by the electricity generator 13 to be supplied more preferentially to the capacitor 14 than to the battery 15..
Toc Capacitor Co., Ltd.

Process for using persulfate in a low ph etch solution to increase aluminum foil capacitance

Anode foil, preferably aluminum anode foil, is etched using a process of treating the foil in an electrolyte bath composition comprising a persulfate, a halide, an oxidizing agent, and a sulfate. An etch resist can be added to the anode foil prior to etching.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Process additives to reduce etch resist undercutting in the manufacture of anode foils

Anode foil, preferably aluminum anode foil, is etched using a process of adding an etch resist to the anode foil and treating the foil in an electrolyte bath composition comprising a sulfate, a halide, an oxidizing agent, a surface active agent, and a non-ionic surfactant. The anode foil is etched in the electrolyte bath composition by passing a charge through the bath.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Use of nonafluorobutanesulfonic acid in a low ph etch solution to increase aluminum foil capacitance

Anode foil, preferably aluminum anode foil, is etched using a process of treating the foil in an electrolyte bath composition comprising a perfluoroalkylsulfonate, a sulfate, a halide, and an oxidizing agent. The anode foil is etched in the electrolyte bath composition by passing a direct current charge through the bath.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Devices and methods for stimulating nerves

A device positioned in the vagina includes a sensor. The sensor data is used to determine whether a condition is met or exists to trigger a therapeutic response by the device.
Fempulse, Llc

Adjustable cable voltage compensation for battery chargers

A battery charger controller is configured to add a compensation current in the feedback control loop such that the output voltage varies with the output current to compensate charging cable voltage drop. In some embodiments, the output voltage is also proportional to a compensation resistor.
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Color-changeable capacitor package structure and color-changeable capacitor casing structure thereof, and circuit board assembly

The instant disclosure provides a color-changeable capacitor package structure and a color-changeable capacitor casing structure thereof, and a circuit board assembly. The color-changeable capacitor casing structure includes a metal casing, a first covering layer and a second covering layer.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Drive circuit for led lamps adapted to replace high-intensity discharge lamps

A drive circuit is configured to electrically connect a led lamp module to a ballast, which is a high-intensity discharge lamp constant-wattage autotransformer ballast. The drive circuit has a bridge rectifier, and a reactor element electrically connected to the bridge rectifier, wherein the bridge rectifier consists of four rectifiers connected in a loop.
Matic Lighting Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Microelectromechanical systems microphone with electrostatic force feedback to measure sound pressure

A mems may include a backplate comprising first and second electrodes electrically isolated from one another and mechanically coupled to the backplate in a fixed relationship relative to the backplate, and a diaphragm configured to mechanically displace relative to the backplate as a function of sound pressure incident upon the diaphragm. The diaphragm may comprise third and fourth electrodes electrically isolated from one another and mechanically coupled to the diaphragm in a fixed relationship relative to the diaphragm such that the third and fourth electrodes mechanically displace relative to the backplate as the function of the sound pressure.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.

Biasing of electromechanical systems transducer with alternating-current voltage waveform

A mems microphone may include a backplate comprising first and second electrodes electrically isolated from one another and mechanically coupled to the backplate in a fixed relationship relative to the backplate and a diaphragm configured to displace relative to the backplate as a function of sound pressure incident upon the diaphragm, the diaphragm comprising third and fourth electrodes electrically isolated from one another and mechanically coupled to the diaphragm in a fixed relationship relative to the diaphragm such that the third and fourth electrodes displace relative to the backplate as a function of sound pressure incident upon the diaphragm. The first and third electrodes may form a first capacitor and the second and fourth electrodes may form a second capacitor, the capacitance of each which may be a function of the displacement of the diaphragm, and each of which may be biased by an alternating-current voltage waveform..
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.

Solid-state imaging device

Provided is a solid-state imaging device capable of increasing the speed of an a/d converter. The solid-state imaging device includes a successive approximation a/d converter that performs a/d conversion on an analog pixel signal.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Solid-state image pickup device and control method therefor, and electronic apparatus

The solid-state image pickup device includes a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed. A portion of pixels in the pixel array unit are a unit pixel at least having one photoelectric conversion element and over flow integration capacitor.

Digitally calibrated successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter

A system can include an analog input port; a digital output port; and a successive approximation register (sar) analog-to-digital converter (adc). The sar adc can include a voltage comparator vd having a first input, a second input, and an output; a first plurality of capacitors cp[0:n] that are coupled with the analog input port and each have a top plate and a bottom plate; a second plurality of capacitors cn[0:n] that are coupled with the analog input port and each have a top plate and a bottom plate; and a sar controller coupled between the output of the voltage comparator vd and the digital output port..
Avnera Corporation

Circuit, thin-film transistor logic gates

A unipolar inverter circuit for thin-film transistor circuits including: a driving voltage input; an input signal; a base voltage input; a first stage having a first inverter circuit connected between the driving voltage input and the base voltage input and driven by an input signal; a capacitor coupled to the output of the first stage at a node a; and a second stage having: a second inverter circuit having a second stage load transistor and a second stage driving transistor, wherein a gate of the load transistor is connected to the capacitor at a node b; and a clamping transistor connected between the driving voltage and the node b for controlling a voltage, wherein the clamping transistor gate is connected to the driving voltage input; and an output, wherein the capacitor enables charge injection to the gate of the second stage load transistor to allow approximately full voltage swing at the output based on the input signal.. .

High speed level-shifter

A level shifter circuit includes a latch module with a first plurality of pmos transistors and a second plurality of nmos transistors; a mos module with a third plurality of mos transistors operatively connected to the latch module; a fourth plurality of transistors operatively connected between the mos module and the ground; and a fifth plurality of capacitors operatively connected between the latch module and the gates of fourth plurality of transistors.. .
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Self-biasing integrated oscillator without bandgap reference

An integrated oscillator has an r-s flipflop; a first and second capacitor; a current source transistor; first and second current-steering transistors, each having a source coupled to the current source transistor, with drains coupled to the first and second capacitor respectively. The first current-steering transistor has gate coupled to a first output of the r-s flipflop, and the second current-steering transistor has gate coupled to a second output of the r-s flipflop.
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

Noise reduction in voltage reference signal

A variable resistor may be coupled between a reference voltage source and components of an integrated circuit to reduce issues relating to thermal noise from a reference voltage signal generated by the reference voltage source. The variable resistor may be set to a low level during a first time period and a high level during a second time period, in which the time periods correspond to a sampling period of a switched-capacitor circuit.
Cirrus Logic International Semiconductor Ltd.

Power amplifier circuit

A power amplifier circuit includes a first transistor, a second transistor, a first bias circuit supplying a first bias current or voltage, a second bias circuit supplying a second bias current or voltage, a first inductor, and a first capacitor. A power supply voltage is supplied to a collector of the first transistor, and an emitter thereof is grounded.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Power supply control circuit, energy harvesting device, and control energy harvesting device

A power supply control circuit includes: a power supply control switch provided between a load and a capacitor which stores power from an energy harvester in which a plurality of power generation cells are coupled in series and supplies stored power to the load and configured to select whether or not to supply the stored power in the capacitor to the load; and a controller configured to control the power supply control switch based on a first potential extracted from a first coupling node of the plurality of power generation cells and a second potential extracted from a second coupling node different from the first coupling node.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Power generation device

A power generation device converts vibrational energy into electric power using a vibrational power generation element in which an electret is provided on one substrate of substrates configured to be relatively movable while maintaining a mutually facing state, and supplies the electric power. A vibrational power generation element has the same configuration as the vibrational power generation element and converts vibrational energy into electric power.
Thhink Wireless Technologies Japan Ltd.

Power conversion unit, power converter and manufacturing power converter

To improve accessibility with respect to a power conversion unit in a power converter. The power converter includes a circuit connection part including a positive electrode conductor, a negative electrode conductor and an ac conductor, a power semiconductor module positioned in a particular direction with respect to the circuit connection part and connected to the positive electrode conductor, the negative electrode conductor and the ac conductor and a capacitor positioned in the particular direction with respect to the circuit connection part and connected to the positive electrode conductor and the negative electrode conductor.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Isolated high frequency dc/dc switching regulator

An electronic device, which includes an h-bridge circuit and a miniaturized transformer that is coupled to operate at vhf frequency, and a driver circuit for an n-type power transistor of the h-bridge circuit are disclosed. The driver circuit includes a first p-type transistor and an n-type transistor coupled between an upper rail and a lower rail, with an output taken between the drains of the first p-type transistor and the n-type transistor being coupled to a gate of the n-type power transistor.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Drive scheme for weakly coupled coils

A variable efficiency and response buck converter is achieved. The device includes a multi-phase switch, the coupled coils, the filter capacitor, and the load.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Feedback voltage dc level cancelling for configurable output dc-dc switching converters

A system is disclosed which provides feedback voltage dc level cancelling for a configurable output of a dc-dc switching converter. By simplifying the design, the operational amplifier can be used for a wider output voltage range.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Switched converter control using adaptive load current sensing and feedforward technique

A switched voltage converter may be controlled with load current feedforward control loop in addition to an output voltage feedback loop. The converter includes a first switch device that is controlled to open and close at a selected switching rate with a selected duty cycle.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Power conversion device

Provided is a power conversion device including: a power module provided between a first power-supply busbar that supplies a positive power source and a second power-supply busbar that supplies a negative power source; a first capacitor with one end thereof connected to the first power-supply busbar; a second capacitor with one end thereof connected to the second power-supply busbar; a grounding member connected between the opposite end of the first capacitor and the opposite end of the second capacitor; and a conductive member routed along at least one of the first power-supply busbar and the second power-supply busbar and connecting the grounding member and a ground potential.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Discharge control bus capacitor in power converter

The present disclosure discloses a method of discharging a bus capacitor in a power converter, the method comprising: outputting a plurality of pulse control signals to the corresponding plurality of power semiconductor switch groups when the working state of the power converter is in a discharge state and the state of the main circuit breaker is open to control the on and off of the plurality of power semiconductor switch groups, respectively, so as to form a discharge loop between the positive terminal and the negative terminal of the bus capacitor within at least a preset time, thereby causing the bus capacitor to discharge. Since a discharge loop is formed by the bus capacitor and the bridge arms and the energy of the bus capacitor is consumed by a power device, thereby the peak value and discharge rate of discharge current can be effectively controlled without adding additional discharge elements..
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co.,ltd.

Highly stable transformer

A highly stable transformer, including a first transformer, a second transformer and a current induction device. The current induction device is provided in a load line of the first transformer for detecting an induction current in the load line of the first transformer.

Wireless power transmitter

A wireless power transmitter includes: a converter including switching elements forming a bridge circuit and configured to output an alternating current (ac) voltage in response to control signals; a resonator including a resonant capacitor and a resonant coil, and configured to receive the ac voltage to transmit power wirelessly; and a controller configured to set a dead time at which a magnitude of the ac voltage is substantially zero in response to a signal received from a wireless power receiver.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Modular and scalable capacitor storage array power system

A power system using capacitor arrays for storing the light energy as electricity is provided. The power system uses all solid-state materials for providing modularity and scalability.

Esd protection circuit with passive trigger voltage controlled shut-off

Disclosed examples include an esd protection circuit, including a transistor operative according to a control voltage signal at a control node to selectively conduct current from a protected node to a reference node during an esd event, as well as a resistor connected between the control node and the reference node, a capacitor connected between the control node and an internal node, and a diode with an anode connected to the protected node and a cathode connected to the internal node to allow charging current to flow from the protected node to charge the capacitor and to provide a high impedance to the internal node to prevent or mitigate flow of leakage current from the internal node to the protected node to raise a trigger voltage of the protection circuit during normal operation.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Inrush current limit circuitry and method

An inrush current limiting method not requiring the use of a sense resistor, the method constituted of: generating a ramped voltage; comparing a first function of a voltage across a port capacitor with the generated ramp voltage; responsive to the outcome of the comparison of the voltage first function with the ramp voltage, controlling an electronically controlled switch coupled to the port capacitor such that the voltage across the port capacitor is a linear function of the generated ramped voltage; comparing a second function of the voltage at a terminal of the electronically controlled switch with a predetermined reference voltage; and responsive to the outcome of the comparison indicating that the second function of the terminal voltage is greater than the predetermined reference voltage, pulling the generated ramp voltage towards a predetermined shutoff voltage.. .
Microsemi P.o.e Ltd.

Discrete carbon nanotubes and microfiber composites

A composition comprising discrete functionalized carbon nanotubes attached to microfibrillated fibers and a plurality of the discrete carbon nanotubes are opened ended is disclosed. The composition may further comprise electroactive, photoactive, magnetic or catalyst particles.
Molecular Rebar Design Llc

Photo-activated quantum dot capacitor photodetectors

A photon-activated quantum dot capacitor and method of fabrication. A photon-activated quantum dot capacitor photodetector having a read only integrated circuit; and a photon-activated quantum dot capacitor chip hybridized with the read only integrated circuit, wherein said photon-activated quantum dot capacitor chip comprises colloidal quantum dots that detect photons as a change in a dielectric constant of the colloidal quantum dots of the photon-activated quantum dot capacitor chip, including the further implementation of a photodetector..
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.

Method of fabricating metal-insulator-metal capacitor

A method of fabricating a metal-insulator-metal capacitor includes providing a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer is etched to form a first hole including a first convex profile bulging into the dielectric layer.
United Microelectronics Corp.

Semiconductor device

An oxide semiconductor film with a low density of defect states is formed. In addition, an oxide semiconductor film with a low impurity concentration is formed.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic device

A level shifter including a transistor that can be formed through the same process as a display portion is provided. A semiconductor device serves as a level shifter including transistors having the same conductivity type.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Three-dimensional memory device having passive devices at a buried source line level and making thereof

A layer stack including a lower semiconductor layer, a lower dielectric layer, and a spacer material layer is formed over a semiconductor substrate, and the spacer material layer is patterned to form spacer line structures. An upper dielectric layer and an upper semiconductor layer are formed, followed by formation of an alternating stack of insulating layers and spacer material layers.
Sandisk Technologies Llc

Three dimensional semiconductor devices

A three-dimensional semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate including a cell array region and a peripheral circuit region, an electrode structure including electrodes vertically stacked on the cell array region, a mos capacitor on the peripheral circuit region, an interlayer dielectric layer covering the electrode structure and the mos capacitor, first and second power lines spaced apart from each other in a first direction and extending in a second direction on the interlayer dielectric layer, first lower plugs connected to the first power line and a first terminal of the mos capacitor, and second lower plugs connected to the second power line to a second terminal of the mos capacitor. The second power line is on one of the first lower plugs that is adjacent to some of the second lower plugs in one of the first and second directions..

Intra-metal capacitor and forming the same

An intra-metal capacitor is provided. The intra-metal capacitor is formed in a dielectric layer and comprising a first electrode and a second electrode, wherein the first electrode penetrate through the whole thickness of the dielectric layer, and the second electrode does not penetrate through the whole thickness of the dielectric layer..
United Microelectronics Corp.

Semiconductor element mounting board

A semiconductor element mounting board includes: a circuit conductor disposed on the insulating board, a plurality of semiconductor element connection pads connected to the circuit conductor, a semiconductor element mounted on a surface of the insulating board, a first capacitor and a second capacitor disposed on a surface or an inside of the insulating board, and a first conductor path configured to connect the first capacitor between the semiconductor element connection pads, and a second conductor path configured to connect the second capacitor between the semiconductor element connection pads; and an inductance of the first conductor path is smaller than an inductance of the second conductor path, and capacitance of the first capacitor is smaller than capacitance of the second capacitor, and an internal inductance of the first capacitor is smaller than an internal inductance of the second capacitor.. .
Kyocera Corporation

On-chip through-body-via capacitors and techniques for forming same

Techniques are disclosed for providing on-chip capacitance using through-body-vias (tbvs). In accordance with some embodiments, a tbv may be formed within a semiconductor layer, and a dielectric layer may be formed between the tbv and the surrounding semiconductor layer.
Intel Corporation

Medium voltage double power supply change-over switch with permanent magnet

The invention relates to a medium voltage double power supply change-over switch using a permanent magnet mechanism. The invention is provided with a spring as the breaking force and closing buffer, a chassis and a plum blossom contact structure, a manual emergency breaking and manual closing function.
Shenzhen Taiyong Electric Co., Ltd.

Atomic capacitor

This invention describes a capacitor that formed by a charge or species specific membrane material filled with aqueous or non-aqueous liquid with soluble salts dissolved and non-dissolved in solution and contained within the membrane material. When charged, the oppositely charged ion will leave the structure, leaving behind a charged atomic capacitor..
Atlantis Technologies

Hermetic terminal, aluminum electrolytic capacitor, and manufacturing aluminum electrolytic capacitor

According to a hermetic terminal based on the present invention, a hermetic terminal (10) to be hermetically fixed to an aluminum electrolytic capacitor (20) includes: a base (11) which has a through hole, is to be attached to a case (16) of the aluminum electrolytic capacitor (20), and is made of a composite material having electrical conductivity; at least one lead (12) which is inserted into the through hole of the base (11), and is made of a composite material having electrical conductivity; and an insulating glass (13) which hermetically seals a gap between the base (11) and the lead (12). Surfaces of portions of the base (11) and the lead (12) which come into contact with an electrolytic solution within the case (16) are composed of a metal material having corrosion resistance to the electrolytic solution..
Nec Schott Components Corporation

Conductive material formulation and use thereof

Wherein the (b) insulation material is present in an amount of 0.01 part to 200 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the (a) conductive polymer material. The conductive material formulation according to the invention is useful for the preparation of solid capacitors..

Composite electronic component and board having the same mounted thereon

A composite electronic component includes: a composite including a capacitor body including a plurality of dielectric layers and a plurality of internal electrodes alternately disposed with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween, external electrodes extending from third and fourth surfaces of the capacitor body to portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, respectively, a discharge layer disposed between the external electrodes on the second surface of the capacitor body, and a protective layer disposed on the discharge layer; and conductive resin layers overlapping the third and fourth surfaces and portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, respectively. Widths of portions of the external electrodes formed on the first surface of the capacitor body are greater than widths of portions of the first and second conductive resin layers overlapping the first surface of the capacitor body..
Samsung Electro-mechanics, Co., Ltd.

Capacitor

A capacitor having a conductive porous substrate with at least two electrostatic capacitance forming sections, each of the at least two electrostatic capacitance forming sections including a porous portion of the conductive porous substrate, a dielectric layer on the porous portion, and an upper electrode on the dielectric layer. The at least two electrostatic capacitance forming sections are electrically connected in series by the conductive porous substrate..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multi-layer ceramic capacitor

A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes: a body including first and second end surfaces facing each other in a uniaxial direction, a first internal electrode drawn to the first end surface, a second internal electrode drawn to the second end surface, a capacitance forming unit including the first and second internal electrodes, and first and second end margins; a first external electrode; and a second external electrode, the multi-layer ceramic capacitor having a dimension of 0.4 mm or less in the uniaxial direction, the multi-layer ceramic capacitor satisfying the following condition: r≥−4.4*ln(s)+2.3, where r (%) represents a proportion of a total dimension of the first and second end margins in the uniaxial direction to a dimension of the body in the uniaxial direction, and s (mm2) represents an area of a cross section of the capacitance forming unit, the cross section being orthogonal to the uniaxial direction.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

New generation conductive polymers, manufacturing method thereof, and their applications including electric wires, tapes, and cables, hot surface igniters, electronics devices, 3d printing filaments, and lightweight materials for automobile and aerospace ship

The invention relates to inorganic conductive polymer with a melting point over 1,000° c., based on c, mg, and b, comprising both magnetic and nonmagnetic ions. They form amorphous polymer phase and the electrical resistivity can be varied from 10−6 Ωcm to 1018 Ωcm.

Sample and hold circuit

A sample and hold circuit including a charge path coupled to a voltage source. A first node of the charge path is located closer to the voltage source in the charge path than a second node of the charge path.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Shift register unit, shift register, gate driving circuit and display device

A shift register unit, a shift register, a gate driving circuit and a display device are discloses. The shift register unit has an output node out(n) of a current stage, a pull-up node pu and a pull-down node pd, and the shift register unit includes a first capacitor module c1, a pull-down module and a pull-down control module, and the pull-down control module is configured to output one of a high level signal and a low level signal to the pull-down node (pd) in accordance with a current operating phase..
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Accidental fuse programming protection circuits

Apparatus and methods for protection against inadvertent programming of fuse cells are provided herein. In certain configurations, a fuse system includes a fuse programming transistor, a cascode transistor, and a fuse cell electrically connected in series between a first pad and a second pad.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Organic light emitting diode display device

An organic light emitting diode (oled) display device for simplifying a structure of an internal compensation pixel circuit is disclosed. The oled display device is configured in such a way that an nth pixel circuit shares a transistor for initializing a storage capacitor and a gate electrode of a driving transistor that belong to an (n+1)th pixel circuit to initialize an oled element.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Pixel compensation circuit, organic light-emitting display panel and organic light-emitting display device thereof

A pixel compensation circuit, an organic light-emitting display panel and an organic light-emitting display device are provided. The pixel compensation circuit includes a first switch transistor, a second switch transistor, a third switch transistor, a fourth switch transistor, a fifth switch transistor, a sixth switch transistor, a light-emitting element, a seventh switch transistor, a storage capacitor, and a drive transistor.
Shanghai Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

Light emission controller for display device, driving the same, and organic light-emitting display device including the same

A light emission controller includes: a plurality of stages, including: a first node (n1) controller charging a driving pulse of a gate-on voltage level to a set node (q) by a reference clock pulse during an active period, a second node controller charging a pull-down voltage having the gate-on voltage level to a reset node during an inactive period, and an output unit controlled by voltage states of the q and the reset node and outputting an active or inactive state output pulse, the n1 controller including: a first switching transistor supplying the driving pulse of the gate-on voltage level to n1 by the reference clock pulse during the active period, a second switching transistor supplying the driving pulse from n1 to the q by a turn-on voltage, a first capacitor between the output unit and q, and a second capacitor between the output unit and n1.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired spectrum analysis and superposition with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits

We disclose transconductor-capacitor classical dynamical systems that emulate quantum dynamical systems and quantum-inspired systems by composing them with 1) capacitors that represent ℏ termed planck capacitors; 2) a ‘quantum admittance’ element, which can be emulated efficiently via coupled transconductors; 3) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance element’ that can couple emulated quantum admittances to each other; and 4) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance mixer element’ that can couple emulated quantum admittances to each other under the control of an input. We describe a ‘quantum cochlea’, a biologically-inspired quantum traveling-wave system with coupled emulated quantum two-state systems for efficient spectrum analysis that uses all of these parts.
The Trustees Of Dartmouth College

Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired discrete-state systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits

We disclose transconductor-capacitor classical dynamical systems that emulate quantum dynamical systems and quantum-inspired systems by composing them with 1) a real capacitor, whose value exactly emulates the value of the quantum constant h termed a planck capacitor; 2) a ‘quantum admittance’ element, which has no classical equivalent, but which can be emulated by approximately 18 transistors of a coupled transconductor system; 3) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance element’ that can couple emulated quantum admittances to each other; and 4) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance mixer element’ that can couple quantum admittances to each other under the control of an input. We describe how these parts may be composed together to emulate arbitrary two-state and discrete-state quantum or quantum-inspired systems including stochastics, state preparation, probability computations, state amplification, state attenuation, control, dynamics, and loss compensation..
The Trustees Of Dartmouth College

Emulation of quantum and quantum-inspired dynamical systems with classical transconductor-capacitor circuits

We disclose transconductor-capacitor classical dynamical systems that emulate quantum dynamical systems and quantum-inspired systems by composing them with 1) a real capacitor, whose value exactly emulates the value of the quantum constant h termed a planck capacitor; 2) a ‘quantum admittance’ element, which has no classical equivalent, but which can be emulated by approximately 18 transistors of a coupled transconductor system; 3) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance element’ that can couple emulated quantum admittances to each other; and 4) an emulated ‘quantum transadmittance mixer element’ that can couple quantum admittances to each other under the control of an input. These four parts can be composed together to create arbitrary discrete-state, traveling-wave, spectral, or other quantum systems..
The Trustees Of Dartmouth College

Capacitance variation detection circuit, touch screen and touch detection method

The present disclosure relates to a capacitance variation detection circuit, a touch screen and a touch detection method. The method includes: connecting one terminal of a detection capacitor and one terminal of a denoising capacitor to a first power simultaneously, and connecting the other terminal of the detection capacitor and the other terminal of a denoising capacitor to a reference ground simultaneously; disconnecting the detection capacitor from the first power source and connecting it to the negative input terminal of the operation amplifier, switching the one terminal of the denosing capacitor from being connected to the first power source to being connected to the reference ground, and connecting the other terminal of the denoising capacitor to the negative input terminal of the operational amplifier; and acquiring an output result of the operational amplifier, and judging whether there is a touch operation according to the output result..
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Startup control for multi-drop transmitters powered by current limited power supplies

A method of operating process variable transmitters configured for sensing within an industrial processing facility connected in parallel to a current loop that receives power from a common power supply. The transmitters include a power accumulator module including an energy storage device including at least one capacitor or a rechargeable battery and a sensor module including a transceiver coupled to a processor having an associated memory that stores a startup sequencing algorithm.
Honeywell International Inc.

Resistance-to-frequency converter

A technique for sensing an environmental parameter is disclosed. The technique generates an oscillating signal using a variable resistance sensitive to a variable parameter.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus

In a plurality of pixels of an electro-optical device, a storage capacitor includes a first storage capacitor, and a second storage capacitor stacked on the first storage capacitor and electrically connected thereto in parallel. In the first storage capacitor and the second storage capacitor, in which the first capacitor electrode, the second capacitor electrode, the third capacitor electrode, and the fourth capacitor electrode are stacked, the second capacitor electrode and the fourth capacitor electrode are each integrally formed in a first pixel and a second pixel, out of the plurality of pixels, and electrically connected to a capacitor line at one point..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Array substrate and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same

An array substrate and a liquid crystal display apparatus are disclosed. The array substrate includes: a glass substrate; a light-shielding metallic layer mounted having a first region and a second region; a first insulating layer; a thin-film transistor; a pixel electrode layer; a common electrode layer electrically connected to the light-shielding metallic layer.
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Drive circuit of display device

A drive circuit of a display device includes a tft having a source electrode 15, a drain electrode 14, and a gate electrode 13. Provided is an electrically isolated light-shielding film 12 which has a main body portion for shielding a channel portion of the tft, and an extension portion 20 formed integrally with the main body portion.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Voltage buffer for current sensor

A sensing cell includes a current sensor, an integrating capacitor, and a voltage buffer. The integrating capacitor is configured to store a voltage representative of a current signal generated by the current sensor.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Composite resin material, dielectric film, and film capacitor and combination type capacitor employing same, inverter, and electric vehicle

A composite resin material including: a first organic resin having a phenylene ether structure; and a second organic resin having a main skeleton composed of a polyester structure, one of the first organic resin and the second organic resin forming a continuous phase, the other one thereof being present within the continuous phase, as organic resin particles having an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Multi-capacitor kinetic energy generator

A kinetic energy generator, system and method of transmitting data are described. The kinetic energy generator includes a piezoelectric element that receives kinetic energy initiated by a user, a rectifier connected with the piezoelectric element that rectifies voltage from the piezoelectric element, a capacitive system of capacitors formed from different materials connected with the piezoelectric element through the rectifier, a short-range transceiver connected with the capacitive system and activated in response to energy storage in the capacitive system reaching a threshold level, and a non-volatile memory that provides at least some of the data transmitted by the transceiver in response to a request from the transceiver.
Nike, Inc.

Hyperelastic binder for printed, stretchable electronics

Disclosed are compositions, devices, systems and fabrication methods for stretchable composite materials and stretchable electronics devices. In some aspects, an elastic composite material for a stretchable electronics device includes a first material having a particular electrical, mechanical or optical property; and a multi-block copolymer configured to form a hyperelastic binder that creates contact between the first material and the multi-block copolymer, in which the elastic composite material is structured to stretch at least 500% in at least one direction of the material and to exhibit the particular electrical, mechanical or optical property imparted from the first material.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Mems microphone system having an electrode assembly

A microphone system includes first diaphragm element, second diaphragm element spaced apart from the first diaphragm element and connected to the first diaphragm element via a spacer. Disposed between the diaphragm elements is a plate capacitor element..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Capacitive switch device

A capacitive switch device includes an operation panel operated by a user with a touch operation, a film member provided along a surface of the operation panel on an opposite side from a surface operated with the touch operation, and an electrode portion forming a capacitor with a finger of the user and a wiring portion, both the electrode portion and the wiring portion being provided to the film member. The film member is bonded to the operation panel by a pressure-sensitive adhesive at a predetermined first portion of the film member and supported at a second portion of the film member different from the first portion by a supporting portion which allows the film member to move due to thermal expansion and thermal contraction in an in-plane direction of the film member..
Denso Corporation

Gating grid driver for gas radiation detectors

A gating grid driver for use with radiation detectors, such as time projection chambers and other similar devices that require a gating grid that operates in a bipolar mode with different electrostatic potentials on alternating wires. To open such gating grids, the driver shorts the alternate wires to a common voltage va.
Board Of Trustees Of Michigan State University

Relaxation oscillator with overshoot error integration

A relaxation oscillator can provide a smaller and cheaper alternative to a crystal oscillator circuit in a wide variety of applications. A sawtooth relaxation oscillator can include overshoot error integration.

Multilayer filter

A multilayer filter (1) includes an element body (2) formed by stacking a plurality of insulator layers (10), and an input terminal tin (5), a first output terminal tout1 (9), and a ground terminal g (4, 8) arranged on outer surfaces of the element body (2), a first lc resonance circuit (rc2) provided in a line (s1) connecting the input terminal tin (5) to the first output terminal tout1 (9) and including a first inductor (l2) and a first capacitor (c2), and an open inductor (lopen) having one end connected to the ground terminal (g) and the other end open are provided in the element body (2), and the open inductor (lopen) is arranged to face the first output terminal tout1 (9) or the first inductor (l2).. .
Tdk Corporation

Power supply circuit

A power supply circuit includes a plurality of power amplifiers for amplifying radio frequency signals, an envelope tracker for supplying a variable voltage based on an envelope signal to the power amplifiers, a common line connected to an output side of the envelope tracker, and a plurality of branch lines branching from a tip of the common line and connected to the power amplifiers, respectively. On the branch lines, sub-inductors are provided, respectively.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Output stage circuit

An output stage circuit including an amplifier, a switching circuit and a selection circuit is provided. The amplifier converts an input signal into an output signal.
Ali Corporation

Doherty power amplifier combiner with tunable impedance termination circuit

Doherty power amplifier combiner with tunable impedance termination circuit. A signal combiner can include a balun transformer circuit having a first coil and a second coil.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Frequency multiplexed resonator input and/or output for a superconducting device

A superconducting input and/or output system employs at least one microwave superconducting resonator. The microwave superconducting resonator(s) may be communicatively coupled to a microwave transmission line.
D-wave Systems Inc.

Circuit device, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and vehicle

A circuit device includes an oscillation circuit configured to cause a resonator to oscillate, a clock signal output circuit configured to output a clock signal based on an oscillation signal from the oscillation circuit, a temperature compensation circuit configured to perform temperature compensation on an oscillation frequency of the oscillation signal, a low-potential-side power supply pad to which low-potential-side electric power is supplied, a high-potential-side power supply pad to which high-potential-side electric power is supplied, and an inter-power-supply capacitor provided between a low-potential-side power supply line electrically continuous with the low-potential-side power supply pad and a high-potential-side power supply line electrically continuous with the high-potential-side power supply pad. The inter-power-supply capacitor is formed of at least two metal layers provided in a region where the temperature compensation circuit is disposed in a plan view..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Pothovoltaic panel power output booster and method

A booster for photovoltaic (pv) panel(s) output power utilizes the low output voltage generated by the pv panel(s) during none optimum operating conditions, to enhance the power output level of pv panel(s). It should be noted for sake of brevity the phrase “pv” is used for photovoltaic.

Three-phase three-level inverter with active voltage balance

A system and methods for active voltage balance of capacitors connected to a dc power source and to a three-phase three-level inverter, implemented by a controller comprising a space vector diagram is disclosed.. .
Toshiba International Corporation

Multi-level inverter

Provided is a multi-level inverter, which includes a first bus capacitor, a second bus capacitor, a third bus capacitor, a fourth bus capacitor, a seventh switch unit, an eighth switch unit, an inverter circuit and a filtering circuit. The first bus capacitor, the second bus capacitor, the third bus capacitor and the fourth bus capacitor are connected between a positive direct current bus and a negative direct current bus in series, and a series point between the second bus capacitor and the third bus capacitor is grounded.
Vertiv Tech Co., Ltd.

Power unit and power conversion apparatus having the same

A power unit according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure may include: a power module which is configured by a power conversion switching element, the power module having a first side having gate pins connected to a board, and a second side to which main busbars are connected; cooling modules which are disposed on both surfaces of the power module, respectively; capacitor modules which are disposed on outer surfaces of the cooling modules, respectively, and have capacitors that are electrically connected to the main busbars through connecting busbars, respectively; a coolant supply pipe which is connected to one end portion of each of the cooling modules to supply a coolant to the cooling module; and a coolant discharge pipe which is connected to another end portion of each of the cooling modules to discharge a coolant discharged from the cooling module.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Power conversion device

A power conversion device includes: a plurality of first power semiconductor modules in each of which a series circuit of a first semiconductor device and a second semiconductor device is built in, each of the plurality of first power semiconductor modules being connected in parallel with a series circuit of a first capacitor and a second capacitor connected in series with a dc power source; and a plurality of second power semiconductor module in each of which a bidirectional semiconductor device is built in, the bidirectional semiconductor device being connected between a connection point between the first capacitor and the second capacitor and one of connection points between the first semiconductor devices and the second semiconductor devices. Each of the first power semiconductor modules and the second power semiconductor modules are arranged on a mounting surface of a cooling body in a staggered arrangement..
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Inverter structure for vehicle

An inverter structure for a vehicle is provided. The inverter includes a capacitor for receiving direct current supplied from a battery, a power module assembly including a plurality of power modules and a plurality of coolers, and an output bus-bar connected to the plurality of power modules to output three-phase alternating current to a motor.
Kia Motors Corporation

Motor drive with silicon carbide mosfet switches

Motor drive power conversion systems, including a filter circuit with a single inductor and a capacitor for each input phase, an active rectifier with silicon carbide rectifier switching devices and no precharge circuitry, a dc bus circuit with a film dc bus capacitor, an inverter to drive a load, and a controller to operate the rectifier switching devices at a pwm rectifier switching frequency of 10 khz or more.. .
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Power conversion device

A power conversion device includes switching elements, a reactor, and capacitors in each of which plural capacitor elements are connected in parallel to each other. Then, a carrier frequency used for controlling switching of the switching elements is set so that it is less than series resonance frequencies of all of the capacitor elements in the capacitors, and integer multiples of that frequency are each not equal to a parallel resonance frequency..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Isolated single-ended primary inductor converter with voltage clamp circuit

A single-ended primary-inductor converter (sepic) circuit has at least a circuit input node and a circuit common node, and includes an inductor, a first coupling capacitor, an isolation transformer, a controllable switch, a second coupling capacitor, and a clamp diode. The inductor is electrically connected in series between the circuit input node and the first coupling capacitor.
Honeywell International Inc.

Bridgeless flyback converter circuit and operating thereof

A circuit includes a bridgeless flyback converter having a primary side electromagnetically coupled to a secondary side by a transformer, the primary side being devoid of a diode bridge rectifier, an input capacitor coupled to the primary side of the bridgeless flyback converter, an output capacitor coupled to the secondary side of the bridgeless flyback converter, an emi (electromagnetic interference) filter coupled between an ac input and the input capacitor, and a compensation stage coupled in parallel with the output capacitor and including a storage capacitor. The input capacitor has a capacitance such that the compensation stage filters the ac mains frequency ripple of the ac input from the secondary side.
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag

Digital ac/dc power converter

A digital ac/dc power converter comprises an active pfc module, a single switch module having a single switch, a power output module having a transformer, a digital control module having a microcontroller, and a rectifying and filtering module having a full-bridge rectifier, an emi filter, and a capacitor that is less than 1 μf. The single switch is electrically connected to the active pfc module, and a primary winding of the transformer is electrically connected to the active pfc module.
Digital Power Company Limited

Hybrid transformation system based on three-phase pwm rectifier and multi-unit uncontrolled rectifier and control method thereof

The present invention discloses a hybrid transformation system based on three-phase voltage type pwm rectifier and multi-unit uncontrolled rectifier. The hybrid transformation system mainly consists of a three-phase reactor (l), a three-phase voltage type pwm rectifier module, an n-unit three-phase uncontrolled rectifier bridge module group, capacitors (c0-cn) and a dsp control circuit.
South China University Of Technology

Photovoltaic device with off and on electric field

Each cell of the photovoltaic device comprises two promotion layers, across which an off and on electric field, other than a standing one, is coupled with a desired high dc voltage. The high dc voltage is distributed through a promotion-circuit to the entire promotion layers in the panels.

Power tool electronics

A battery waking circuit and a battery leakage circuit are provided. The battery waking circuit includes a first battery pack and a second battery pack connected in series and a first switch connected to the first battery pack along a first current path.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Electronic apparatus

A transmission line member includes a dielectric base body. At an intermediate point in a thickness direction of the dielectric base body, first and second signal conductors are disposed.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Power storage device and connection control

The power storage device includes a battery group in which n series circuits c1 (wherein n represents an integer of 2 or greater) are connected in parallel and a battery controller controlling a switching device based on allowable charge/discharge power of the capacitor. The series circuit c1 includes a capacitor and the switching device which are connected in parallel.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Graphene oxide-polymer aerogels and electrodes

The present disclosure relates to an electrode including an active material and a reduced graphene oxide-polymer aerogel. The present disclosure further relates to electrochemical devices, such as batteries, fuel cells, electrochemical sensors, and pseudocapacitance ultracapacitors containing such electrodes.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Power supply circuit and ac adaptor

An ac adaptor is provided that includes a piezoelectric transformer, a switching circuit that is connected to an input electrode of the piezoelectric transformer and performs conversion of an input voltage by turning on and turning off switching elements. Moreover, a diode bridge and a smoothing capacitor are connected to output electrodes and a parallel circuit is connected between an input electrode and the switching circuit and includes a capacitor and a diode.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Display device and electronic device

A liquid crystal display device with high aperture ratio is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, and a liquid crystal element where a liquid crystal layer is positioned between a third conductive layer and a fourth conductive layer.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Display device, manufacturing the same, and electronic device

A liquid crystal display device with a high aperture ratio is provided. A liquid crystal display device with low power consumption is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Memory cells

A memory cell includes a select device and a capacitor electrically coupled in series with the select device. The capacitor includes two conductive capacitor electrodes having ferroelectric material there-between.
Micro Technology, Inc.

Decoupling capacitor with metal programmable knee frequency

A mos ic includes pmos transistors, each having a pmos transistor drain, source, and gate. Each pmos transistor gate extends in a first direction and is coupled to other pmos transistor gates.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Ac-coupled switch and metal capacitor structure for nanometer or low metal layer count processes

Alternating current (ac)-coupled switch and metal capacitor structures for nanometer or low metal layer count processes are provided. According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a switch and capacitor structure comprises a substrate comprising a device region with a field effect transistor (fet) formed therein, the fet having a source terminal comprising a structure in a first metal layer and a drain terminal comprising a structure in the first metal layer, and a capacitor comprising a first plate and a second plate, the first plate comprising a structure in a second metal layer, the second metal layer being above the first metal layer, the structure of the first plate being electrically connected to the structure of the drain terminal, and the second plate comprising a structure in the second metal layer, the structure of the first plate spaced from the structure of the second plate..
Qorvo Us, Inc.

Passive-on-glass (pog) device and method

A device includes a glass substrate and a capacitor. The capacitor includes a first metal coupled to a first electrode, a dielectric structure, and a via structure comprising a second electrode of the capacitor.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Integrated shielding and decoupling capacitor structure

A shielding and decoupling capacitor structure can be fabricated within an integrated circuit (ic) by forming recesses in a top surface of a dielectric layer and forming a trench in a top surface of an intra-metal dielectric portion of a metal layer deposited on the top surface of the dielectric layer. A bottom of the trench exposes the recesses.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor device and amplifier apparatus

A semiconductor device that outputs a radio-frequency (rf) signal with high power is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a housing, a semiconductor chip, an impedance converter, a capacitor, and a bonding wire.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.

Capacitors and radio frequency generators and other devices using them

Certain configurations of a stable capacitor are described which comprise electrodes produced from materials comprising a selected coefficient of thermal expansion to enhance stability. The electrodes can be spaced from each other through one of more dielectric layers or portions thereof.
Perkinelmer Health Sciences Canada, Inc.

Ultracapacitor for use in a solder reflow process

An ultracapacitor that is capable of exhibiting good properties even after being subjected to high temperatures, such as experienced during solder reflow, is provided. The ultracapacitor contains a housing having sidewalls that extend in a direction generally perpendicular to a base.
Avx Corporation

Chip- scale embedded carbon nanotube electrochemical double layer supercapacitor

The disclosure provides for electrochemical supercapacitors with high energy densities, based on paired groups of carbon nanotube mounted to conductive substrates. In one variation, the electrochemical supercapacitors are double layer capacitors, or electrochemical double layer capacitors, containing opposing groups of carbon nanotubes on opposing substrates.
Georgia Tech Research Corporation

Tantalum capacitor including an anode lead frame having a bent portion and manufacturing the same

A tantalum capacitor includes a capacitor body; a tantalum wire protruding from one surface of the capacitor body; a molded part enclosing the capacitor body and the tantalum wire; an anode lead frame connected to the tantalum wire and exposed to an outer surface of the molded part; and a cathode lead frame disposed on an outer surface of the capacitor body and exposed to the outer surface of the molded part. The anode lead frame includes a bend portion..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Tantalum powder, anode, and capacitor including same, and manufacturing methods thereof

A tantalum powder having a value of hydrogen (h) content (ppm) of the tantalum powder divided by brunauer-emmett-teller (bet) surface area (m2/g) of the tantalum powder (h/bet) is greater than 100 is provided. The tantalum powder can be used as an anode of a capacitor, such as a solid electrolytic capacitor, to obtain a capacitor having large capacitance and low current leakage.
Global Advanced Metals, Usa, Inc.

Thin film capacitor

A thin film capacitor includes a body including alternately stacked first and second electrode layers and dielectric layers on a substrate, the second electrode layer including a second lower electrode layer and a second upper electrode layer formed on the second lower electrode layer, the second lower electrode layer including a material having a higher band gap energy than the first electrode layer and the second upper electrode layer.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Thin-film capacitor

A thin-film capacitor includes a body having a plurality of dielectric layers and first and second electrode layers alternately stacked on a substrate, first and second electrode pads disposed on one surface of the body, a plurality of vias having a multistage shape being disposed in the body, a first via of the plurality of vias connects the first electrode layer to the first electrode pad, and penetrates from the surface of the body to a first lowermost electrode layer adjacent the substrate, a second via of the plurality of vias connects the second electrode layer to the second electrode pad, and penetrates from the surface of the body to a second lowermost electrode layer adjacent the substrate and an upper surface of the first electrode layer is exposed in the first via, and an upper surface of the second electrode layer is exposed in the second via.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Thin-film ceramic capacitor

A thin-film ceramic capacitor includes: a body in which a plurality of dielectric layers and first and second electrode layers are alternately disposed on a substrate; and first and second electrode pads disposed on an external surface of the body. The dielectric layer contains a mixed phase of a perovskite phase having ferroelectric properties and a pyrochlore phase having paraelectric properties, the pyrochlore phase being disposed on interfaces between the dielectric layers and the first and second electrode layers in lower portions of the dielectric layers..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multi-layered ceramic capacitors

This application relates to multi-layered ceramic capacitors (mlcc) that can be surface mounted, include multiple terminals, and handle multiple voltages. The mlcc can include electrode and dielectric layers that are stacked in parallel to a printed circuit board (pcb) on which the mlcc can be attached.
Apple Inc.

Capacitor and manufacturing the same

A capacitor includes a body including a dielectric layer and a plurality of first and second internal electrodes which are alternately disposed while having the dielectric layer therebetween, including first to sixth surfaces; a first external electrode disposed on the third surface and including a first extension portion extending from the third surface to portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, adjacent to the third surface; a second external electrode disposed on the fourth surface and including a second extension portion extending from the fourth surface to portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, adjacent to the fourth surface; and a plating prevention member covering the first and second extension portions disposed on the fifth surface and the sixth surface.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer capacitor and board having the same mounted thereon

A multilayer capacitor includes a capacitor body including a plurality of first and second internal electrodes alternately disposed therein and a dielectric layer interposed therebetween, and having first to sixth surfaces, opposing each other, respectively; a plurality of external electrodes connected to the first and second internal electrodes; an insulating layer disposed on the first surface; first and second terminal electrodes spaced apart from each other in a direction in which the third and fourth surfaces are connected, on the insulating layer; and a connecting member electrically connecting the first and second terminal electrodes and the external electrodes.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer capacitor and board having multilayer capacitor mounted thereon

A multilayer capacitor includes a capacitor body including a first surface and a second surface opposing each other, a third surface and a fourth surface connected to the first surface and the second surface and opposing each other, and a fifth surface and a sixth surface, a first internal electrode of the first internal electrodes being exposed through the third surface and the fourth surface, a second internal electrode of the second internal electrodes being exposed through the fifth surface and the sixth surface, a first external electrode and a second external electrode disposed in the third surface and the fourth surface of the capacitor body, respectively, the first external electrode and the second external electrode connected to an exposed portion of the first internal electrode, a third external electrode and a fourth external electrode disposed in the fifth surface and the sixth surface of the capacitor body, respectively.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Thin-film ceramic capacitor

A thin-film ceramic capacitor includes a body, a plurality of dielectric layers and first and second electrode layers alternately disposed on a substrate in the body, first and second electrode pads disposed on an external surface of the body, and a plurality of vias disposed in the body, the plurality of dielectric layers and first and second electrode layers having inclined etched surfaces exposed to the plurality of vias, a first via, of the plurality of vias, being connected to the inclined surface of the first electrode layer, and a second via, of the plurality of vias, being connected to the inclined surface of the second electrode layer.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Capacitor module

Provided is a capacitor module for smoothing voltage including: a substantially rectangular capacitor case; a pair of bus bars forming a plurality of positive electrodes and negative electrodes provided so as to project out towards surrounding of the capacitor case; and a pair of high-voltage wires forming a positive electrode and a negative electrode having flexibility, the pair of high-voltage wires being configured to be drawn from the capacitor case, wherein the bus bars are connected to a power module and a dc/dc converter, the power module being configured to convert direct-current electric power from a driving power supply and alternating-current electric power to be supplied to a load, and the dc/dc converter being configured to convert voltage of the direct-current electric power, and the high-voltage wires are connected to a charger configured to convert external electrical power to direct-current electric power and charge the driving power supply therewith, the external electrical power being supplied via an external connector, and the external electrical power being of lower voltage relative to the driving power supply.. .
Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Capacitor and manufacturing the same

A capacitor includes a body including a dielectric layer, first internal electrodes and second internal electrodes. Each of the first internal electrodes and each of the second internal electrodes are alternately disposed with the dielectric layer interposed therebetween.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Conductive powder for inner electrode and capacitor

A conductive powder for an internal electrode includes a metal particle; and a graphene layer or an oxidized graphene layer disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the metal particle.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Capacitor bushing and manufacturing method therefor

Disclosed is a capacitor bushing and a method of manufacturing the same. The capacitor bushing includes insulating layers (20), formed by winding insulating fibers (22) around the outer side of a central conductor (10), and conductive layers (30) between the insulating layers (20).
Hyosung Corporation

Sensing amplifier comprising voltage offset circuitry for use in flash memory devices

The present invention relates to an improved sensing amplifier and related method for use in read operations in flash memory devices. In one embodiment, a voltage offset is induced in the sensing amplifier through the use of capacitors..
Silicon Storage Technology, Inc.

Tracking wordline behavior

Various implementations described herein are directed to an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit may include a memory bank having an array of memory cells that are accessible via a selected wordline and a pair of complementary bitlines.
Arm Limited

Booster circuit and non-volatile memory including the same

To obtain a booster circuit capable of reducing voltage stress applied to a booster cell, provided is a booster circuit including a plurality of booster cells connected in series. Each of the plurality of booster cells includes a charge transfer transistor connected between an input terminal and an output terminal, and a boost capacitor connected between the input terminal and a clock terminal.
Sii Semiconductor Corporation

Display device

A display device includes a plurality of pixels, and a pixel disposed in a n-th pixel line has a light emitting diode, a driving tft to control a current flowing the light emitting diode, a capacitor connecting a source of the driving tft and a gate of the driving tft, a first tft controlled by a first gate signal which is transferred through a first gate line to connect the gate of the driving tft to one of data lines, a second tft controlled by a second gate signal which is transferred through a second gate line to connect the gate of the driving tft to an initialization voltage, and a third tft controlled by the second gate signal transferred to a pixel disposed in a (n−1)-th pixel line to connect the source of the driving tft to a reference voltage, n being a natural number.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Display device and driving the same

A display device and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The display device includes a display panel configured to display an image, and a parasitic capacitor compensation circuit including a compensation capacitor connected to a sensing line of the display panel and a control switch configured to perform a switching operation so that the compensation capacitor has a predetermined capacitance.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Organic light emitting diode display

An oled display device includes a pixel having a switching transistor turned on by a scan signal received from a scan line and which transmits a data signal received from a data line to a first node, a driving transistor connected between the first node and a second node and through which a driving current corresponding to the data signal flows, a storage capacitor including one end connected to a power supply and another end connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, an oled emitting light by the driving current, and a light emission control transistor connected between the second node and an anode of the oled and which is turned on by an light emission control signal and transmits the driving current to the oled. The switching transistor may be an n-type transistor, and the light emission control transistor is a p-type transistor..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Organic light emitting diode display device and driving the same

An organic light emitting diode display device including a display panel including a pixel, a power supply configured to apply a voltage to the pixel, and a current measurement circuit connected to the pixel, wherein the pixel includes a pixel circuit and an organic light emitting diode, the pixel circuit including a plurality of switching elements and one or more capacitors, and wherein the current measurement circuit includes a current integration circuit including an amplifier, the amplifier including a first input terminal, a second input terminal, and an output terminal, the first input terminal being connected to the pixel circuit, a threshold voltage compensation circuit connected to the second input terminal of the amplifier, and an analog-to-digital converter connected to the output terminal of the amplifier.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Reducing background capacitance associated with a touch surface

A processing system for reducing background capacitance associated with a touch surface. The processing system includes: transmitter circuitry that drives a transmitter electrode of the touch surface with a waveform; receiver circuitry that detects input in a sensing region of the touch surface based on a resulting signal from a receiver electrode of the touch surface; and offset reduction circuitry connected to the receiver circuitry that: subtracts, prior to completion of an integration period of the waveform, a first plurality of charge associated with background capacitance from the resulting signal using a capacitor; executes a first reload of the capacitor prior to completion of the integration period of the waveform; and subtracts, prior to completion of the integration period of the waveform, a second plurality of charge associated with background capacitance from the resulting signal using the capacitor after the first reload..
Synaptics Incorporated

Power supply controller and energy harvesting apparatus

A power supply controller controlling a connection between a power source and a capacitor coupled between a first node and a second node and a load circuit operating with electric charge of the capacitor, includes a first controller configured to output a first control signal in accordance with an electric potential difference between the first node and the second node, a first switch configured to couple or uncouple the capacitor to or from the load circuit in response to the first control signal, a first resistor coupled between the first node and the first controller, a second resistor coupled between a node being located between the first resistor and the first controller and a third node for outputting the first control signal, and a second switch coupled in parallel to the first resistor and putting into on or off state in response to the first control signal.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Inductor current measurement probe

An inductor current measurement probe apparatus and system are described herein. In an embodiment, a system comprises a probe interconnect including a first connector that couples to a positive terminal of the inductor and a second connector that couples to a negative terminal of the inductor.
Oracle International Corporation

Capacitive accelerometer

The present invention concerns a capacitive accelerometer for measuring an acceleration value. The accelerometer comprises: a first electrode; a second electrode; a third, mobile electrode arranged between the first and second electrodes, and forming with the first electrode a first capacitor with a first capacitance value, and with the second electrode a second capacitor with a second capacitance value, the third electrode being arranged to be displaced when the capacitive accelerometer is subject to acceleration thereby arranged to generate a capacitance difference value between the first and second capacitances transformable to electrical charges; a first voltage source and a second voltage source for selectively applying a first voltage value to the first electrode, a second voltage value to the second electrode and a third voltage value to the third electrode, and arranged to generate electrostatic forces acting on the third electrode.
Em Microelectronic-marin Sa

Low flux and low noise detection circuit

The detection circuit comprises a detector connected to an integration node. A bias circuit biases the detector between a first bias state and a second floating state.
SociÉtÉ FranÇaise De DÉtecteurs Infrarouges - Sofradir

Encoder and signal processing circuit

A reference voltage generator circuit generates a reference voltage corresponding to a power supply voltage. A current/voltage converter circuit converts a photocurrent output by a photoreceiver into voltage, and outputs a voltage obtained by adding the converted voltage and the reference voltage.
Mitutoyo Corporation

Electric motor, generator and battery combination

To accomplish the invention, each individual stator pole winding has its own voltage and amperage matched battery, capacitor or storage device pack or packs and winding system controller or controllers which are signaled for operations and timing for the operation of all the similar other windings in the whole electric motor, generator and battery combination without the necessity of wired interconnection of whole electric motor, generator and battery combination winding electrical power in order to accomplish electric motor, generator and battery combination functions.. .

Fastener-driving tool having a superconductor power source

The present disclosure provides various embodiments of a fastener-driving tool that includes a battery-charged supercapacitor as a power source. The fastener-driving tool includes first and second spaced-apart, conductive rails and a partially conductive piston slidably mounted on the rails.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Two-part pulsed electromagnetic field applicator for application of therapeutic energy

Pulsed electromagnetic field (pemf) apparatuses and methods of making and using them. In particular, described herein are two-part pemf apparatuses that include a self-contained, lightweight, small, compact (e.g., in some variations, wearable) generator unit that is adapted to releasably and replaceably mate with an applicator unit.
Endonovo Therapeutics, Inc.

Pulsed passive charge recovery circuitry for an implantable medical device

The problem of a potentially high amount of supra-threshold charge passing through the patient's tissue at the end of an implantable pulse generator (ipg) program is addressed by circuitry that periodically dissipates only small amount of the charge stored on capacitances (e.g., dc-blocking capacitors) during a pulsed post-program recovery period. This occurs by periodically activating control signals to turn on passive recovery switches to form a series of discharge pulses each dissipating a sub-threshold amount of charge.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

X-ray module assembly for portable x-ray device

Provided is an x-ray module assembly for a portable x-ray device, in which an x-ray tube is made of a carbon nano tube or a filament-type tube, preferably, a carbon nano tube, high-voltage capacitors and high-voltage diodes are arranged space-intensively, fine control of x-ray emission may be achieved by molding the above-configured x-ray module within a case having a reduced size and a reduced weight with thermosetting resin, preferably, epoxy-based resin, more preferably, soft epoxy-based resin, so that radiation exposure to a user may be minimized, power consumption may be greatly reduced, the x-ray module assembly may be downsized and lightened, an insulation effect is excellent, and the x-ray module assembly may be used semi-permanently. The x-ray module for a portable x-ray device includes an x-ray tube, a high-voltage transformer structure, a plurality of high-voltage capacitors, and a plurality of high-voltage diodes, and is fixedly supported by a tube guide..
Elim Electronics Corporation

Power source for an aerosol delivery device

An aerosol delivery device is provided. The aerosol delivery device comprises at least one housing that defines a reservoir configured to retain aerosol precursor composition, and contains a heating element and power source within the at least one housing.
Rai Strategic Holdings, Inc.

Electric shock-prevention element and electronic device provided with same

Provided are a device for preventing an electric shock and an electronic device including the same. The device for preventing the electric shock includes a stacked body in which a plurality of insulation sheets are stacked, a capacitor part including a plurality of internal electrodes disposed in the stacked body, an esd protection part disposed in the stacked body and including at least two or more discharge electrodes and at least one esd protection layer disposed between the discharge electrodes, and an external electrode disposed on each of at least two side surfaces outside the stacked body and connected to the capacitor part and the esd protection part.
Moda-innochips Technology Co., Ltd.

Differential amplifier circuit for a capacitive acoustic transducer and corresponding capacitive acoustic transducer

An amplifier circuit, for a capacitive acoustic transducer defining a sensing capacitor that generates a sensing signal as a function of an acoustic signal, has a first input terminal and a second input terminal, which are coupled to the sensing capacitor and: a dummy capacitor, which has a capacitance corresponding to a capacitance at rest of the sensing capacitor and a first terminal connected to the first input terminal; a first amplifier, which is coupled at input to the second input terminal and defines a first differential output of the circuit; a second amplifier, which is coupled at input to a second terminal of the dummy capacitor and defines a second differential output of the circuit; and a feedback stage, which is coupled between the differential outputs and the first input terminal, for feeding back onto the first input terminal a feedback signal, which has an amplitude that is a function of the sensing signal and is in phase opposition with respect thereto.. .
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Wireless josephson parametric converter

A wireless josephson-junction-based parametric converter is described. The converter may be formed on a substrate with antennas that pump are configured to wirelessly receive pump, signal and idler frequencies and couple the received frequencies to the converter's circuitry.
Yale University

Sensorless temperature compensation for power switching devices

An inverter for an electric vehicle drive has a bridge including a plurality of power switching devices having respective insulated gate terminals and emitter terminals. A pwm circuit determines switching commands for controlling the bridge.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Circuits for switched capacitor receiver front-ends

Switched capacitor radio frequency receiver front-ends are provided, comprising: a plurality of banks, each comprising: a first switch connected to a rf input signal; a sampling capacitor connected to the first switch and to ground; a second switch connected in parallel to the sampling capacitor; and a gm cell coupled to the sampling capacitor and an output; wherein: the output of the gm cell of each of the plurality on banks are coupled together; and the first switch and the second switch are controlled by a multi-phase signal that causes, for each of the plurality of banks, the first switch to be turned on at a first point in time and the second switch to be turned on at a second point in time, wherein the first point in time for a first bank is not the same as the first point in time for a second bank.. .

Electrical power conditioning device

An electrical power conditioning device for transmitting energy between a source and a load includes an inner conductor that extends within a grounded outer conductor. A low-pass filter extends between the inner and outer conductors and is designed to attenuate high frequency energy transmitted by the inner conductor.

Impedance-matching circuit

An impedance-matching circuit includes a resonant circuit, first and second capacitors, and first through third inductive circuits. The resonant circuit includes a fourth inductive circuit connected in parallel with a capacitive circuit.
Nxp Usa, Inc.

Power factor adjustment in multi-phase power system

A multi-phase power generation system for renewable energy, in which reactive elements (i.e., capacitors and/or inductors) can be selectively switched in and out in order to meet a particular power factor requirement, is provided. Each phase of the multi-phase power system receives generated powers from a set of inverters, and each phase has a set of switch reactive elements for making power factor adjustments to the power generated by the set of inverters.
Solarcity Corporation

Knee point detection for power converter control

A power converter includes a controller. The controller is configured to charge a capacitor of the controller based on a peak voltage applied to a primary-side winding of a transformer of the power converter.
Infineon Technologies Austria Ag

Load driving circuit

A charge pump circuit in a high-side intelligent power switch includes a switching unit between an oscillating unit and a charge-up unit. When the high-side ips serving as a load driving circuit is in a standby state, a mosfet switches on and the switching unit blocks the transmission of signals output from the oscillating unit to the charge-up unit.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Single stage power factor correction converter

A single-stage power factor correction power supply has two transformers: a main transformer and an auxiliary transformer (fly-back transformer). The main transformer transfers energy from the primary circuit to the secondary circuit.

Switching regulator synchronous node snubber circuit

Various methods and devices that involve snubber circuits for switching power converters are disclosed. An example power converter has a snubbing circuit.
Silanna Asia Pte Ltd

Voltage source for modulated dc voltages

A voltage source for modulated dc voltages, operative to amplify the power of a reference signal to keep an output voltage constant, has a static dc voltage source with at least one parallel capacitor. The voltage source includes a first switching element, which is connected in parallel to the static dc voltage source and can be switched on or off by an unregulated controller; a second electronic switching element, which is connected in series to the first electronic switching element and in parallel to the dc voltage source and can be switched on or off by the controller; a coil, which is connected in series with the first electronic switching element and in parallel to the second electronic switching element; a smoothing capacitor, which is connected in series with the coil; and a load, which is connected in parallel to the smoothing capacitor..
Iie Gmbh & Co. Kg

Llc resonant converter with integrated magnetics

Disclosed examples include integrated magnetic circuits for llc resonant converters, including an inductor cell and multiple transformer cells with cores arranged in a stack structure. The individual transformer cells include primary and secondary windings extending around the transformer core structure, and a secondary transistor connected in series with the secondary winding.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Wireless power transmission driving same

Disclosed is a transmission unit having a wireless power transfer function, which may comprise a coil. The transmission unit may further comprise an impedance matching unit including a capacitor which resonates with the coil.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Backup power supply system

A backup power supply system is provided in the present invention. In the backup power supply system, a power supply module is provided to transmit a work electricity to a load module.
Inventec Corporation

An electronic charger for electric power distribution installations and a control method thereof

An electronic charger for electric power distribution installations is provided. The electronic charger includes a dc/dc converter of the sepic type including an input stage, an output stage and a coupling capacitor.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Hybrid circuit breaker having a bridge induction transfer structure

The present disclosure provides a hybrid circuit breaker having a bridge induction transfer structure, characterized in that the circuit breaker comprises a main current circuit, an over-voltage limiting circuit, and a transfer current circuit; and the main current circuit, the over-voltage limiting circuit, and the transfer current circuit are connected in parallel. The induction transfer circuit in the transfer current circuit comprises an induction transfer inductor, an induction transfer capacitor, and an induction transfer branch power semiconductor device which are connected in series; the transfer current circuit further comprises a bridge circuit comprised of a main loop capacitor; the main loop inductor and the induction transfer inductor are coupled to form a transformer.
Xi'an Jiaotong University

Metamaterial-based phase shifting element and phased array

A metamaterial-based phase shifting element utilizes a variable capacitor (varicap) to control the effective capacitance of a metamaterial structure in order to control the phase of a radio frequency output signal generated by the metamaterial structure. The metamaterial structure is configured to resonate at the same radio wave frequency as an incident input signal (radiation), whereby the metamaterial structure emits the output signal by way of controlled scattering the input signal.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

Electrodes for faster charging in electrochemical systems

Improved charging performance for electrochemical devices such as batteries and supercapacitors is provided. A porous electrode is configured to have a lower electrode conductivity than the ion conductivity of the electrolyte disposed in pores of the electrode, in part or all of the electrode.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Semiconductor structure and forming the same

A semiconductor structure includes a capacitor. The capacitor includes a bottom electrode, a first high-k dielectric layer, a second high-k dielectric layer and a top electrode.
United Microelectronics Corp.

Organic light emitting display having a first insulating layer and a gate metal layer constitute a first capacitor

Organic light-emitting display is disclosed. The organic light-emitting display includes a first substrate, a semiconductor layer positioned on the first substrate, a first insulating layer positioned on the semiconductor layer, a gate metal layer positioned on the first insulating layer, a second insulating layer with a contact hole exposing part of the gate metal layer, a source-drain metal layer positioned on the second insulating layer and electrically connected to the gate metal layer via the contact hole, a third insulating layer positioned on the source-drain metal layer, a fourth insulating layer positioned on the third insulating layer, and a pixel electrode positioned on the fourth insulating layer, wherein the fourth insulating layer fully covers the contact hole, and a stepped portion of the pixel electrode caused by the fourth insulating layer is spaced apart from the contact hole..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Magnetic pulse inducted transfer-type dc circuit breaker

The present invention discloses a magnetic pulse inducted transfer-type dc circuit breaker. The dc circuit breaker comprises a main current circuit and a transfer current circuit, the main current circuit comprising a combination of a fast mechanical switch or a mechanical switch with a power electronic device; the transfer current circuit comprises an arrester and a mutual inductor.
Xi'an Jiaotong University

Electrochemical energy storage systems and methods

A three-dimensional electrode array for use in electrochemical cells, fuel cells, capacitors, supercapacitors, flow batteries, metal-air batteries and semi-solid batteries.. .
California Institute Of Technology

Capacitor and manufacturing capacitor

A capacitor that includes a conductive metal substrate having a high porosity portion and a low porosity portion with a porosity lower than that of the high porosity portion; a dielectric layer on the conductive metal substrate; an upper electrode on the dielectric layer; an upper extended electrode on one principal face of the conductive metal substrate and electrically connected to the upper electrode; a lower extended electrode on the other principal face of the conductive metal substrate and electrically connected to the conductive metal substrate; and insulating layer on the upper electrode at a position overlapping with the low porosity portion through the dielectric layer and the upper electrode.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Wet electrolytic capacitor for an implantable medical device

A wet electrolytic capacitor that contains a cathode, fluidic working electrolyte, and anode that includes a sintered porous pellet is provided. A dielectric layer is also formed on a surface of the pellet and within its pores through anodic oxidation.
Avx Corporation

Solid electrolytic capacitor for use in a humid atmosphere

A capacitor that is capable of exhibiting good properties under humid conditions is provided. The ability to perform under such conditions is due in part to selective control over the particular nature of the solid electrolyte and cathode coating that overlies the solid electrolyte.
Avx Corporation

Casing material for a solid electrolytic capacitor

A capacitor assembly that is capable of performing well under the conditions of high humidity and temperature (e.g., 85% relative humidity/85° c.) is provided. The capacitor assembly comprises a solid electrolytic capacitor element, an anode termination that is in electrical connection with the anode body, cathode termination that is in electrical connection with the solid electrolyte, and casing material that encapsulates the capacitor element and leaves exposed at least a portion of the anode termination and the cathode termination.
Avx Corporation

Lead wire configuration for a solid electrolytic capacitor

A solid electrolytic capacitor that comprises a capacitor element, a lead wire, an anode termination, and a cathode termination is provided. The capacitor element contains a sintered porous anode body, a dielectric that overlies the anode body, and a solid electrolyte that overlies the dielectric.
Avx Corporation

Solid electrolytic capacitor for high voltage environments

A capacitor element for use in high voltage environments is provided. More particularly, the capacitor element contains an anode that includes a solid electrolyte that overlies an anode.
Avx Corporation

Multilayer thin-film capacitor

A multilayer thin-film capacitor includes a multilayer body in which a plurality of dielectric layers and first and second internal electrode layers are alternately stacked, and first and second external electrodes are disposed on the multilayer body and connected to the first and second internal electrode layers, respectively. The multilayer thin-film capacitor may include a first edge via connected to the external electrode and disposed at or adjacent at least one edge of an upper surface of the multilayer body, and a second edge via connected to the second external electrode and disposed at or adjacent at least one edge of the upper surface of the multilayer body..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Face down mlcc

An multilayered ceramic capacitor is provided with mitigated microphonic noise propagation. The multilayered ceramic capacitor comprising a body comprising at least one face wherein the face has a body length.
Kemet Electronics Corporation

Capacitor component

A capacitor component includes a body having a first surface, a second surface, a third surface, a fourth surface, a stack structure including a plurality of dielectric layers, and a first internal electrode and a second internal electrode, a first external electrode formed on the first surface and the fourth surface, and a second external electrode formed on the second surface and the fourth surface. The first internal electrode includes a first region and a second region, the first region being connected to the first external electrode by a lead extending to the fourth surface, and the second region being connected to the first external electrode by a lead extending to the first surface.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Composite electronic component and board having the same mounted thereon

A composite electronic component includes: a composite including a capacitor body including a plurality of dielectric layers and a plurality of internal electrodes alternately disposed with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween, external electrodes extending from third and fourth surfaces of the capacitor body to portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, respectively, a discharge layer disposed between the external electrodes on the second surface of the capacitor body, and a protective layer disposed on the discharge layer; and conductive resin layers overlapping the third and fourth surfaces and portions of the first, second, fifth, and sixth surfaces, respectively. Widths of portions of the external electrodes formed on the first surface of the capacitor body are greater than widths of portions of the first and second conductive resin layers overlapping the first surface of the capacitor body..
Samsung Electro-mechanics, Co., Ltd.

Hein electro-polarizable compound and capacitor thereof

Core1 is an aromatic polycyclic conjugated molecule having two-dimensional flat form and that self-assembles to form supramolecular structures. R1 are electron donor groups connected to core1 and r1′ are electron acceptor groups connected to corel, m is number of acceptor groups r1, m′ is a number of donor groups r′.

Non-volatile memory device including decoupling circuit

A non-volatile memory device may include a memory cell array including a plurality of planes, a page buffer connected to the memory cell array and corresponding to each of the plurality of planes, and a decoupling circuit. The page buffer is configured to receive a bit line voltage control signal (blshf) via a first node.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Memory cells and semiconductor devices including ferroelectric materials

Methods of operating a ferroelectric memory cell. The method comprises applying one of a positive bias voltage and a negative bias voltage to a ferroelectric memory cell comprising a capacitor including a top electrode, a bottom electrode, a ferroelectric material between the top electrode and the bottom electrode, and an interfacial material between the ferroelectric material and one of the top electrode and the bottom electrode.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Pixel circuit, active matrix apparatus and display apparatus

A pixel circuit having a function of compensating for characteristic variation of an electro-optical element and threshold voltage variation of a transistor is formed from a reduced number of component elements. An input signal is sampled from a signal line so as to be held in a holding capacitor.
Sony Corporation

Pixel circuit in an electroluminescent display

A circuit includes an electroluminescent (el) device, a transistor, a first capacitor and a second capacitor. The transistor includes a gate coupled to a first node and a first terminal coupled to a second node.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Pixel circuit and electroluminescent display comprising the pixel circuit

A circuit includes an electroluminescent (el) device, a transistor, a first capacitor and a second capacitor. The transistor, coupled between a supply voltage and the el device, includes a gate coupled to a first node and a first terminal coupled to a second node.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Circuit for voltage compensation in an electroluminescent display

A circuit for voltage compensation in an electroluminescent (el) display is disclosed. The circuit includes a pixel unit of the el display, an impedance load associated with the pixel unit and a switch.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Pixel units comprising a compensation circuit and electroluminescent display comprising the pixel units

A circuit includes a capacitor, an electroluminescent (el) device, a first group of transistors and a second group of transistors. The first group of transistors, coupled between a first terminal of the capacitor and a data input, is configured to provide a compensation voltage in response to data received at the data input.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Capacitive detection device, method and pressure detection system

A capacitive detection device, a method and a pressure detection system are provided. The capacitive detection device includes a differential amplifier, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a charging module, a control module and a calculation module.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Two-dimensional light modulating device and electronic apparatus including the same

A two-dimensional (2d) light modulating device may include a plurality of phase modulating elements and a circuit board. The plurality of phase modulating elements may include a meta surface having a nano-structure.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Capacitive sensor with self-test feature

A capacitive sensor includes sensor electrode structure and a controller operating the sensor. The sensor also includes test drive electrode structure or a reference capacitor, the controller operating the test drive electrode structure or the reference capacitor to test operability of the sensor..
Touchsensor Technologies, Llc

Non-contact voltage measurement system using multiple capacitors

Systems and methods for measuring alternating current (ac) voltage of an insulated conductor (e.g., insulated wire) are provided, without requiring a galvanic connection between the conductor and a test electrode or probe. A non-galvanic contact (or “non-contact”) voltage measurement system includes a plurality of conductive sensors which capacitively couple with the insulated conductor.
Fluke Corporation

Current sensor for biomedical measurements

A current sensor for biomedical measurements includes: a first amplifier; a first capacitor; a second capacitor; a first switch connected in parallel with the first capacitor; a second switch connected in parallel with the second capacitor; a second amplifier; a third capacitor; a resistor; and a switched capacitor network. The first capacitor and the second capacitor are connected in series and across a first input and output of the first amplifier.
Pingsense Technologies Limited

Nanopore-based sequencing with varying voltage stimulus

A method of analyzing a molecule is disclosed. A voltage source is selectively connected to or disconnected from a capacitor using a switch controlled by a reset signal.
Genia Technologies, Inc.

Smart mechanical component

A smart mechanical component has a mechanical part main body; a mechanical part secondary body located inside of the mechanical part main body; a three dimensional three-dimensional (3-d) reserved space located between the mechanical part main body and the mechanical part secondary body; at least one connecting unit connecting the mechanical part main body and the mechanical part secondary body; wherein the mechanical part main body, the mechanical part secondary body and the three dimensional three-dimensional (3-d) reserved space form a capacitor; the connecting unit forms an inductor; the inductor and the capacitor forms an inductor-capacitor circuit.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

High-pressure fuel pump

A high-pressure fuel pump includes a housing, at least one piston, and a sealing device. The device is positioned on the piston so as to surround the piston, and includes a seal carrier.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Capacitive deionization charge transfer from one capacitor simultaneously to multiple capacitors

An energy transfer system is disclosed which has a controller, a first capacitor acting as a first electrode, a second capacitor acting as a second electrode, a first inductor for storing energy received from the first capacitor, and transferring the stored energy to the second capacitor, and a first plurality of electronic switches. The first plurality of electronic switches may be controlled by the controller to control a transfer of energy from the first capacitor to the first inductor, and from the first inductor to the first capacitor.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

Hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine; a generator that generates a counter-electromotive force; a motor; a first inverter for the generator; a second inverter for the motor; a step-up converter that steps up an electric power of a first voltage system electric power line and supplies the electric power to a second voltage system electric power line; and a smoothing capacitor of the second voltage system electric power line. In a case where the hybrid vehicle travels by driving the engine in a state in which the stepping up by the step-up converter and an operation of the first inverter are stopped when an abnormality occurs in a voltage sensor, when an electronic control unit determines that there is an indication that the voltage of the capacitor will rise, the first inverter is controlled to cause three phases of the first inverter to be in an on state..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Compressible, multilayer articles and making thereof

The present disclosure relates to compressible, multilayer articles useful in force sensing capacitors. The compressible multilayer articles include a silicone polymer layer having a first major surface and a second major surface and a first primer layer having a first major surface and a second major surface, wherein the thickness of the first primer layer is from about 100 nanometers to about 100 microns and at least a portion of the first major surface of the first primer layer is adhered to and in contact with the first major surface of the silicone polymer.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Medical device containing a solid electrolytic capacitor

A capacitor bank for use in a medical device is provided. Through selective control over the individual capacitors employed in the bank, a low esr can be achieved without adversely impacting other properties of the resulting medical device.
Avx Corporation

Hermetic package with inductors and capacitors integrated into ceramic housing

An implantable device includes a cylindrical housing, a metallic feedthrough, a metallic collar, and a battery. The cylindrical housing has a sidewall and an internal cavity, and is formed from a ceramic.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

An intelligent liquid intake measurement device

The present invention relates to a liquid retaining device for providing the actual amount of liquid intake by a user, comprising: a) a container body having a bottom wall and side walls, wherein the inside surface of the bottom and side walls is a non-conductive layer; b) at least one pair of sensors in form of capacitive strips that are embedded within the side walls in such a way that each strip extends from top to bottom of the side wall, such that the non-conductive layer serves as a dielectric in a capacitor composed of said capacitive strips a conductive liquid within said container body, thereby the readings of said sensors indicates the liquid level inside the container body across the side wall; and c) an electronic module that includes a control logic for handling the readings of said sensors, thereby enabling to convert said readings into the actual amount of liquid intake.. .

Method for manufacturing capacitor built-in substrate

A method for manufacturing a capacitor built-in substrate includes: preparing a capacitor built-in core insulating film and laminating a respective buildup layer to each of opposed main surfaces of the capacitor built-in core insulating film. The capacitor built-in core insulating film includes a first and second metal layers, an insulating layer and a capacitor.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Thin-film capacitor and electronic component embedded substrate

A thin-film capacitor includes a pair of electrode layers composed of a first electrode layer configured to store positive charges and a second electrode layer configured to store negative charges; and a dielectric layer sandwiched between the pair of electrode layers along a lamination direction. The first electrode layer includes a first main electrode layer in contact with the dielectric layer.
Tdk Corporation

Electronic device and display device

According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a circuit board and a circuit component on an upper surface or a lower surface of the circuit board. The circuit component includes a first ceramic capacitor and a second ceramic capacitor.
Japan Display Inc.

Systems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems

Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Constant-current constant-voltage (cccv) control unit power supply

A power supply including: an ac input power connector; an ac-dc converter circuit coupled to the ac input power connector; a constant-current constant-voltage control unit configured to receive dc power from the ac-dc converter circuit; a light emitting diode (led) lamp unit configured to receive power from the constant-current constant-voltage control unit; and a capacitor coupled in parallel with the led lamp unit.. .
Gardenia Industrial Limited

System and signal read-out using source follower feedback

An embodiment amplifier circuit includes a pair of subcircuits that includes a first subcircuit and a second subcircuit, each of which includes a buffer amplifier and a feedback circuit that includes a feedback capacitor. The amplifier circuit also includes a pair of output terminals.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Optical module

An optical module includes a board including a first surface and a second surface, a light-receiving element mounted on the first surface of the board, a capacitor mounted on the first surface of the board and connected to the light-receiving element, an optical waveguide attached to the second surface of the board and configured to transmit light, and a housing that covers the board. A recess is formed in an area of the inner surface of the housing to face the capacitor..
Fujitsu Component Limited

Reference precharge techniques for analog-to-digital converters

Systems and methods to reduce the amount of reference current drawn by a sar adc by including an auxiliary or precharge reference source. The adc can connect the bit trial capacitors of a main digital-to-analog converter (dac) to an auxiliary or precharge reference source during the loading of the bit trials, and then the adc can switch to a main reference buffer.

High linearity phase interpolator

A high linearity phase interpolator (pi) is disclosed. A phase value parameter indicative of a desired phase difference between an output signal and an input clock signal edge may be provided by control logic.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Methods, circuits, devices and systems for comparing signals

Disclosed is a method of comparing two or more signals which may include: for each of the two or more signals, charging to a fixed voltage a compensation capacitor associated with a sense path of the signal, discharging each of the charged capacitors to a threshold voltage of a transistor in its respective sense path and integrating a discharge current from each capacitor with the signal sensed on the respective sense path.. .
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Energy efficient controlled magnetic field generator circuit

A magnetic waveform generator circuit includes a first switch coupled to a first rectifier element at a first node, a first capacitor coupled, at a second node to the first switch, and to a fourth node, a second capacitor coupled, at a third node to the first rectifier element, and to the fourth node, and an inductor coupled between the first and the fourth nodes. The first switch is operable to be in an on state during a first time period and in an off state during a second time period.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Transimpedance amplifier circuit, related integrated circuit, receiver circuit and operating a transimpedance amplifier circuit

A transimpedance amplifier circuit includes a feedback control loop that generates a compensation current at an input of a transimpedance amplifier. The feedback control loop includes a differential integrator with an integration capacitor.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Voltage detection circuit

A voltage detection circuit includes two detection capacitors, which are paired and configured differentially, first to third detection switches, a drive part, a minimum selector and a maximum selector. The first detection switch is formed of a pmos transistor, which opens and closes a path between one of the detection capacitors and an input node.
Denso Corporation

High efficiency voltage mode class d topology

A high efficiency voltage mode class d amplifier and energy transfer system is provided. The amplifier and system includes a pair of transistors connected in series between a voltage source and a ground connection.
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation

Wireless receiver

A low noise amplifier (lna) includes a pair of n-type transistors, each configured to provide a first trans conductance; a pair of p-type transistors, each configured to provide a second transconductance; a first pair of coupling capacitors, cross-coupled between the pair of n-type transistors, and configured to provide a first boosting coefficient to the first transconductance; and a second pair of coupling capacitors, cross-coupled between the pair of p-type transistors, and configured to provide a second boosting coefficient to the second transconductance, wherein the lna is configured to use a boosted effective transconductance based on the first and second boosting coefficients, and the first and second transconductances to amplify an input signal.. .
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Amplifier and optical transmitter using the same

An amplifier includes a printed circuit board that includes an output terminal for outputting a electrical signal to an outside and a bias terminal for receiving a bias of the electrical signal from the outside, and an integrated circuit, a capacitor, an inductor, and a ferrite bead element mounted on the printed circuit board. The integrated circuit includes a driving circuit and an output end, and outputs the electrical signal generated by the driving circuit from the output end.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Power delivery device, ac adapter, ac charger, electronic apparatus and power delivery system

A pd device comprises: a dc/dc converter disposed between an input and a vbus output; a primary-side controller configured to control an input current of the dc/dc converter; a signal conversion and switching circuit coupled to a control input and configured to executes signal conversion and switching; an output capacitor co connected between the vbus output and the signal conversion and switching circuit; and a secondary-side controller coupled to the signal conversion and switching circuit, and configured to receive the control input signals subjected to the signal conversion and switching executed in the signal conversion and switching circuit, and to feed back the control input signals to the primary-side controller. The primary-side controller varies an output voltage value and an available output current value (max value) of the dc/dc converter by controlling the input current on the basis of the control input signals fed back from the secondary-side controller..
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Power supply circuit including converter and power supply system using the same

A power supply circuit includes inductors, capacitors, and switching elements. Ports are electrically insulated from each other.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

Dc/dc converter

A dc/dc converter includes a switching element connected to an input voltage so as to be turned on/off, a driving circuit arranged to perform on/off control of the switching element, an inductor arranged to flow current controlled by the switching element, a smoothing capacitor connected to the inductor so as to perform rectifying operation together with the inductor, an oscillator arranged to generate a rectangular wave signal for operating the driving circuit, and an output current detector arranged to detect output detection current flowing in the switching element or the inductor. The oscillator generates the rectangular wave signal at a fixed oscillation frequency when the output detection current is a predetermined value or larger, while it generates the rectangular wave signal at an oscillation frequency lower than the fixed oscillation frequency and proportional to the output detection current when the output detection current is smaller than the predetermined value..
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Precharge device and frequency converter

The present disclosure provides a precharge device and a frequency converter. The precharge device is applied in a flying capacitor type multi-level converter circuit, and the multi-level converter circuit includes: a flying capacitor, a bus capacitor, a first and second semiconductor components, wherein the first semiconductor component is electrically connected between a first end of the flying capacitor and a first end of the bus capacitor, and the second semiconductor component is electrically connected between a second end of the flying capacitor and a second end of the bus capacitor; and the precharge device includes: an ac source; and an auxiliary circuit electrically connected with the ac source, wherein the auxiliary circuit reuses the first and second semiconductor components, and the ac source charges the flying capacitor and the bus capacitor through the auxiliary circuit..
Delta Electronics,inc.

Lc filter including coupled inductors for reducing ripple in switching power supplies

An lc filter circuit reduces an output voltage ripple of a switching power supply using coupled inductors in combination with a capacitor to form a notch filter, and aligning the notch region of the notch filter with a ripple frequency of the switching power supply to attenuate the frequency region of the fundamental ripple frequency by a larger amount than other frequencies.. .

Power transmission device and wireless power transfer system

A power transmission device includes a power transmission coil, a power-transmission resonance capacitor that forms, together with the power transmission coil, a power-transmission resonance mechanism, and a power transmission circuit electrically connected to the power-transmission resonance mechanism that intermittently applies a direct-current input voltage to the power-transmission resonance mechanism and causes the power transmission coil to generate an alternating-current voltage. The power transmission circuit includes a control circuit section including an oscillator, and a power circuit section formed of an integrated circuit sealed in a small-sized package with a plurality of terminals.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Wireless power transmission apparatus and control the same

A controller controls an inverter. A signal level detection circuit generates a detection value sdet that corresponds to a voltage at a connection node that connects a series resonance capacitor and multiple transmission coils.
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Wireless power receiver, control method thereof, power receiving control circuit, and electronic apparatus

A wireless power receiver that receives a power signal from a wireless power transmitter includes: a receiving antenna including a receiving coil for receiving the power signal; a rectifying circuit configured to rectify an alternating current flowing through the receiving antenna; a smoothing capacitor configured to smooth an output of the rectifying circuit; an overvoltage detecting circuit configured to compare a rectified voltage generated in the smoothing capacitor with an overvoltage threshold; a modulator configured to change a parallel resonance frequency of the receiving antenna; and a discharging circuit configured to be switched between an enable state and a disable state and configured to enter the enable state during a communication period by the modulator to discharge the smoothing capacitor.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Electric power system for a space vehicle

An electrical power system may comprise a first plurality of power sources, a first collector bus configured to receive power from the plurality of power sources, an unregulated dc bus configured to receive power from the first collector bus, a regulated high voltage direct current (hvdc) bus configured to receive power from the unregulated dc bus, and a first power distribution unit (pdu) configured to receive power from the regulated hvdc bus. The regulated hvdc bus may be configured to supply power to a high voltage load.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Antenna device and electronic apparatus

An antenna device includes a wiring board, a conductive member including a first conductor portion and a second conductor portion electrically connected to each other, a coil element including a coupling coil to be connected to a feed circuit, and a capacitor. The first conductor portion includes a conductor opening and a gap that connects the conductor opening and an outer edge of the first conductor portion, and the capacitor crosses the gap.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Thin-film transistor substrate

A thin-film transistor (tft) substrate is provided which includes: a substrate; a tft disposed above the substrate; and a capacitor disposed above the substrate and electrically connected with the tft, wherein the capacitor includes: a lower electrode layer disposed above the substrate and including an electrically conductive material as a main component; an upper electrode layer disposed above and opposed to the lower electrode layer and including, as a main component, an oxide semiconductor material to which electrical conductivity is given; and a capacitor insulating layer disposed between the lower electrode layer and the upper electrode layer. An extension extending outward from at least a portion of the outer edge of the lower electrode layer in plan view is provided to the lower electrode layer.
Joled Inc.

Analog floating-gate atmometer

An atmometer system based on an analog floating-gate structure and circuit. The floating-gate circuit includes a floating-gate electrode that serves as a gate electrode for a transistor and a plate of a storage capacitor.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Capacitor structure and manufacturing method thereof

The present invention provides a capacitor structure, including a bottom plate and a top plate, wherein the top plate has a first sidewall, and wherein an area of the top plate is less than an area of the bottom plate. The capacitor structure further includes a dielectric layer in between the bottom plate and the top plate, the dielectric layer having a second sidewall, wherein the first sidewall is aligned with the second sidewall, and at least one sidewall spacer placed against the first sidewall of the top plate and the second sidewall of the dielectric layer, and overlaying a portion of the bottom plate..
United Microelectronics Corp.

Integrated capacitor with sidewall having reduced roughness

A method of forming an integrated capacitor on a semiconductor surface on a substrate includes etching a capacitor dielectric layer including at least one silicon compound material layer on a bottom plate which is above and electrically isolated from the semiconductor surface to provide at least one defined dielectric feature having sloped dielectric sidewall portion. A dielectric layer is deposited to at least partially fill pits in the sloped dielectric sidewall portion to smooth a surface of the sloped dielectric sidewall portion.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Integrated trench capacitor with top plate having reduced voids

A method for forming trench capacitors includes forming a silicon nitride layer over a first region of a semiconductor surface doped a first type and over a second region doped a second type. A patterned photoresist layer is directly formed on the silicon nitride layer.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Photo sensor and display device having the same

Disclosed herein is a photo sensor comprising a first thin film transistor (tft) configured to convert light energy to electric energy; a storage capacitor having a first electrode and a second electrode configured to face to each other, and storing the electric energy from the first tft as charge; and a second tft configured to output the charge stored in the storage capacitor according to a control signal, wherein a first gate electrode of the first tft, a first electrode of the storage capacitor and a second gate electrode of the second tft are integrally formed.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Electrostatic discharge (esd) protection for the metal oxide medical device products

An esd circuit includes a first metal oxide channel device having a drain coupled to a first node, a source coupled to a second node, and a gate coupled to the first node; a second metal oxide channel device having a source coupled to the first node, a drain coupled to the second node, and a gate coupled to the second node; a first capacitor coupled between the first and second nodes proximate to the first metal oxide channel device; and a second capacitor coupled between the first and second nodes proximate to the second metal oxide channel device. The esd circuit can further include a third capacitor coupled between the first and second nodes proximate to the first capacitor.
Dpix, Llc

Semiconductor package and manufacturing the semiconductor package

A semiconductor package includes a package substrate having an upper surface and a lower surface and including a plurality of substrate pads formed on the upper surface, a capacitor structure arranged on the upper surface of the package substrate and including a semiconductor substrate and at least one decoupling capacitor formed in the upper surface of the semiconductor substrate, a plurality of first semiconductor chips mounted on the package and supported by the capacitor structure, first conductive connection members electrically connecting chip pads of the first semiconductor chips to the substrate pads, and second conductive connection members electrically connecting capacitor pads of the decoupling capacitor to the substrate pad.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

External plasma system

Methods and systems for generating a plasma using an external plasma system are described. The plasma system may include an energy coupling device (e.g., an electromagnetic coil or capacitor) that is submersed within a liquid coolant and powered by an rf source.

Apparatus and tuning a plasma profile using a tuning electrode in a processing chamber

Embodiments of the present invention relate to apparatus for enhancing deposition rate and improving a plasma profile during plasma processing of a substrate. According to embodiments, the apparatus includes a tuning electrode disposed in a substrate support pedestal and electrically coupled to a variable capacitor.
Applied Materials, Inc.

High voltage window electrolyte for supercapacitors

A supercapacitor according to the present invention includes a negative carbon-comprising electrode which does not intercalate sodium, and a positive carbon-comprising electrode. An electrolyte composition comprises sodium hexafluorophosphate and a non-aqueous solvent comprising at least one selected from the group consisting of ethylene glycol dimethyl ether, diethylene glycol dimethyl ether, triethylene glycol dimethyl ether, and tetraethylene glycol dimethyl ether.
Ut-battelle, Llc

Flow ultracapacitor

The present application is generally directed towards electrochemical energy storage devices. The devices comprise electrode material suspended in an appropriate electrolyte.
Energ2 Technologies, Inc.

Barium-strontium-titanium (bst) capacitor configuration method

A capacitor has a variable capacitance settable by a bias voltage. A method for setting the bias voltage including the steps of: (a) injecting a constant current to bias the capacitor; (b) measuring the capacitor voltage at the end of a time interval; (c) calculating the capacitance value obtained at the end of the time interval; (d) comparing this value with a desired value; and (e) repeating steps (a) to (d) so as long as the calculated value is different from the set point value.
Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

Barium-strontium-titanium (bst) capacitor configuration method

A capacitor has a variable capacitance settable by a bias voltage. A method for setting the bias voltage including the steps of: (a) injecting a constant current to bias the capacitor; (b) measuring the capacitor voltage at the end of a time interval; (c) calculating the capacitance value obtained at the end of the time interval; (d) comparing this value with a desired value; and (e) repeating steps (a) to (d) so as long as the calculated value is different from the set point value.
Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

Capacitor circuit, circuit device, physical quantity detecting device, electronic apparatus, and moving object

A capacitor circuit includes: a capacitor array including a plurality of capacitors; a switch array including a plurality of switch circuits, the switch circuits being respectively connected to the capacitors of the capacitor array; a plurality of switch control signal lines supplied with a plurality of switch control signals; and a substrate having a major surface on which the switch circuits are formed. At least part of the capacitors of the capacitor array is formed of a first conductive layer.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and board having the same

A multilayer ceramic capacitor may include: three external electrodes disposed on a mounting surface of a ceramic body to be spaced apart from one another. When a thickness of an active layer including a plurality of first and second internal electrodes disposed therein is defined as at, and a gap between a first or second lead part of the first internal electrode and a third lead part of the second internal electrode is defined as lg, the following equation may be satisfied: 0.00044≤lg*log [1/at]≤0.00150..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and board having the same

A multilayer ceramic capacitor may include: three external electrodes disposed on a mounting surface of a ceramic body to be spaced apart from one another. When a thickness of an active layer including a plurality of first and second internal electrodes disposed therein is defined as at, and a gap between a first or second lead part of the first internal electrode and a third lead part of the second internal electrode is defined as lg, the following equation may be satisfied: 0.00044≤lg*log [1/at]≤0.00150..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a body in which a plurality of dielectric layers are stacked, first and second external electrodes disposed on one surface of the body and spaced apart from each other, a plurality of first and second internal electrodes opposing each other, the dielectric layers being interposed therebetween, a first conductive via connecting the plurality of first internal electrodes to the first external electrode, a second conductive via connecting the plurality of second internal electrodes to the second external electrode, and a shielding layer covering at least a portion of an external surface of the body.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Tensile stress resistant multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor is configured such that “a” is a distance in a height direction between an effective portion and a first principal surface; “b” is a distance in a length direction between a first end surface and the effective portion in the length direction; “c” is a thickness of the thickest portion of a first base layer provided over the first principal surface; “d” is a distance in the length direction between the thickest portion of the first base layer provided over the first end surface and a portion of the first base layer located over the first principal surface and closest to a second end surface; and “e” is a maximum thickness of a portion of the first base layer provided over the first end surface; and f: the height of the ceramic body, and 2≤(c·d+e·f/2)/(a·b)≤6 is satisfied.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Dielectric composition and multilayer ceramic capacitor containing the same

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a ceramic body including dielectric layers and first and second internal electrodes disposed to face each other with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween; and first and second external electrodes disposed on an external surface of the ceramic body, wherein the dielectric layer contains a barium titanate-based powder particle having a core-shell structure including a core and a shell around the core, the shell having a structure in which titanium is partially substituted with an element having the same oxidation number as that of the titanium in the barium titanate-based powder particle and having an ionic radius different from that of the titanium in the barium titanate-based powder particle, and the shell covers at least 30% of a surface of the core.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Energy saving device with inductive capacitive reactor

An energy saving device with at least one inductive capacitive reactor for residential use and similar low amperage uses functions as a multifaceted transformer with inductive and capacitor functionalities iteratively. It includes a stacked group of hollow centered continuous loop components sequentially arranged as follows: (i) a first ferrite toroidal component; (ii) a first separator component, being a doped separator component; (iii) a non-magnetic conductive metal toroidal component having a plurality of protrusions with notches between said protrusions; (iv) a second separator component, selected from the group consisting of doped and non-doped; (v) a second ferrite toroidal component..
Basic Power, Inc.

Circuit and reading a memory cell of a non-volatile memory device

A circuit for reading a memory cell of a non-volatile memory device provided with a memory array with cells arranged in wordlines and bitlines, among which a first bitline, associated to the memory cell, and a second bitline, has: a first circuit branch associated to the first bitline and a second circuit branch associated to the second bitline, each with a local node, coupled to which is a first dividing capacitor, and a global node, coupled to which is a second dividing capacitor; a decoder stage for coupling the local node to the first or second bitlines and coupling the global node to the local node; and a differential comparator stage supplies an output signal indicative of the datum stored; and a control unit for controlling the decoder stage, the coupling stage, and the differential comparator stage for generation of the output signal.. .
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Bending circuit for static random access memory (sram) self-timer

The present disclosure relates to a circuit, including a first transistor with a drain connected to a capacitor, a gate connected to an input of an inverter and a source connected to ground, a second transistor with a drain connected to the capacitor and a gate connected to the input of the inverter, a third transistor with a source connected to an output of the inverter, a drain connected to a source of the second transistor, and a gate connected to the input of the inverter, and a fourth transistor with a source connected to the source of the third transistor, a drain connected to ground, and a gate connected to the capacitor.. .
Globalfoundries Inc.

Gate driving circuit and display apparatus including the same

A stage of a gate driving circuit includes: a first control transistor diode-connected between a first input end of the stage and a first node, biased by a first input signal, and back-biased by a second input signal; a second control transistor including a control end which receives a third input signal, a first end connected to the first node, and a second end connected to a first voltage, and back-biased by a fourth input signal; a first output transistor including a control end connected to the first node, a first end connected to a clock input end of the stage, and a second end connected to a first output end of the stage; and a capacitor connected between the control and second ends of the first output transistor. The second input signal and the fourth input signal have enable levels during different periods..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Active matrix oled display with normally-on thin-film transistors

A pixel circuit includes a first capacitor and diode stage connected to a gate of a first transistor and ground, which receives a select input. A data line is coupled to a first source/drain of the first transistor, and a second source/drain of the first transistor is coupled to a gate of a second transistor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Pixel circuit, driving method therefor, and display device

Provided is a pixel circuit. The pixel circuit comprises a driving transistor and a light-emitting element both coupled in series between a first level end and a second level end, and comprises a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a first capacitor and a second capacitor.
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School

Display panel, display device, pixel driving circuit, and control the same

A display panel, a display device, a pixel driving circuit, and a control method for the pixel driving circuit. The pixel driving circuit includes a data writing module for transmitting signal of the data signal end to the first node in response to enable signal of the first control signal end; a coupling writing module for transmitting signal of the first power source voltage end to the first node in response to enable signal of the second control signal end; a storage capacitor; a driving transistor; a first switch unit; a second switch unit; a reset module for transmitting signal of the reset signal line to the fourth node in response to enable signal of the fifth control signal end; and a light emitting element, an anode thereof being electrically connected to the fourth node, an cathode thereof being electrically connected to a second power source voltage end..
Shanghai Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

In-cell capacitive touch and fingerprint detector

An apparatus includes multiple pixel circuits for touch and fingerprint detection that may be integrated with a touchscreen. Each pixel circuit includes a jfet with a gate connected to a capacitor plate, where the capacitor plate may be integrated with the gate, and where the capacitor plate is connected via a first diode to a corresponding select line.
International Business Machines Corporation

Detection and classification scheme for power over ethernet system

In a method performed by a poe system, a pse provides data and operating voltage over ethernet wires to a pd. Before the full poe voltage is supplied, the pse generates a low current signal received by the pd.
Linear Technology Corporation

Mos capacitor-based, accumulating, radiation-sensitive detector for occupational, environmental and medical dosimetry

A low-power wireless ionizing radiation measurement system is present that is intended to be used in a wearable dosimeter for occupational radiation monitoring. The detector element is a custom mos capacitor that traps holes in proportion to the amount of ionizing radiation incident upon the detector, thus permanently causing a lateral shift in the cv-curve (toward more negative threshold voltage).

Accelerometer control

An accelerometer closed loop control system comprising: a capacitive accelerometer comprising a proof mass moveable relative to first and second fixed capacitor electrodes; a pwm generator to generate in-phase and anti-phase pwm drive signals with an adjustable mark/space ratio, wherein said drive signals are applied to the first and second electrodes such that they are charged alternately; an output signal detector to detect a pick-off signal from the accelerometer representing a displacement of the proof mass from a null position to provide an error signal, wherein the null position is the position of the proof mass relative to the fixed electrodes when no acceleration is applied; a pwm servo operating in closed loop to vary the mark/space ratio of said pwm drive signals in response to the error signal so that mechanical inertial forces are balanced by electrostatic forces.. .
Atlantic Inertial Systems, Limited

Inductance sensing

Measurement of inductance values though the use of a charge transfer based measurement system wherein during a first phase, a target inductor is connected to an energy source to allow current through an inductor to increase and in a second phase the inductor is disconnected from the energy source, to allow the current to decrease, and to facilitate transfer of charge to a capacitor. The phases may be repeated, and a count is kept of the number of repetitions..
Azoteq (pty) Ltd

Water solvated glass/amorphous solid ionic conductors

The disclosure provides a water-solvated glass/amorphous solid that is an ionic conductor-an electronic insulator, and a dielectric as well as electrochemical devices and processes that use this material, such as batteries, including rechargeable batteries, fuel cells, capacitors, electrolysis cells, and electronic devices. The electrochemical devices and products use a combination of ionic and electronic conduction as well as internal electric dipoles..
Lneg-laboratorio Nacional De Enegia E Geologia

Electricity supply system for transport vehicle

The invention relates to the field of electrical engineering. An electricity supply system for a transport vehicle contains an electric network (1) with negative and positive wires, to which are connected an accumulator battery (2) and an electric starter (3); a capacitor bank (4); a bidirectional converter (5), which is connected between the capacitor bank and the electric network; a regulator (6); and a temperature sensor (11).
Limited Liability Company "smarter"

Electric vehicle powered by capacitive energy storage modules

The invention relates to a capacitor based energy storage module and an electric vehicle using the same. For providing an electric vehicle which can meet the requirements of long distance running and rapid acceleration at the same time, the electric vehicle of present invention comprising: an electric control unit controlling all operations of the electric vehicle; an energy storage unit having one or more energy devices based on meta-capacitor which provides needed electric energy of the electric vehicle; a dc-dc converter receiving control signal from said electric control unit to convert the energy from said energy storage unit then provide to motor; a motor converting the electric energy into mechanical energy to drive the wheels; wheels are driven by the motor to make the electric vehicle run..
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Societe Francaise De Detecteurs Infrarouges - Sofradir

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Fanuc Corporation

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Power conversion apparatus and electric vehicle

The metallic case of a power conversion apparatus includes a casing having a side wall, as well as an upper case and a lower case, a first area being formed between a cooling jacket provided at the inner periphery of the side wall and the lower case, the metal base plate dividing the first area between the cooling jacket and the upper case into a lower side second area and an upper side third area, first and second power modules being fastened to a top surface and a capacitor module being provided in the first area, driving circuits that drive inverter circuits of the power modules respectively being provided in the second area, and a control circuit that controls the driver circuits being provided in the third area.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Electric shock-prevention element and electronic device provided with same

Provided are a device for preventing an electric shock and an electronic device including the same. The device for preventing the electric shock includes a stacked body in which a plurality of insulation sheets are stacked, a capacitor part including a plurality of internal electrodes disposed in the stacked body, an esd protection part disposed on at least a portion of each of the insulation sheets to protect an esd voltage, and an external electrode disposed on each of at least two side surfaces outside the stacked body and connected to the capacitor part and the esd protection part.
Moda-innochips Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems

Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Two-terminal integrated circuits with time-varying voltage-current characteristics including phased-locked power supplies

A two-terminal ic chip and method thereof. For example, a two-terminal ic chip includes a first chip terminal, a second chip terminal, a first switch configured to receive a control signal, a first capacitor coupled to the first switch, a second switch configured to receive the control signal, a second capacitor coupled to the second switch, a third switch configured to receive the control signal, and a third capacitor coupled to the third switch.
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Hearing instrument comprising switched capacitor dc-dc converter

The present disclosure relates to a hearing instrument comprising a rechargeable battery source providing a battery supply voltage and a switched capacitor dc-dc converter comprising a dc input coupled to the battery supply voltage for converting the battery supply voltage into a higher or lower dc output voltage. The hearing instrument comprises at least one active circuit connected to the dc output voltage for energizing active components of the at least one active circuit..
Gn Hearing A/s

Power management shell for ear-worn electronic device

An ear-worn electronic device comprises a shell defining an enclosure of the device. Electronics are disposed within a void in the enclosure.
Starkey Laboratories, Inc.

Flux rate unit cell focal plane array

According to one aspect, embodiments herein provide a unit cell circuit comprising a photodetector, a first integration capacitor, a first input circuit configured to maintain charge on the integration capacitor corresponding to photo-current received from the photodetector during an integration period, a first comparator coupled to the first integration capacitor and configured to compare a first integration voltage across the first integration capacitor to a first threshold reference voltage, a register coupled to the first comparator, and a counter coupled to the register and configured to repeatedly increment a counter value over the integration period, wherein in response to determining that the first integration voltage is at a certain level in relation to the first threshold reference voltage, the first comparator is further configured to output a first output signal configured to control the register to latch the counter value of the counter.. .
Raytheon Company

Optical module and optical transmitting apparatus installing a number of optical modules

An optical module installed within an optical transmitter apparatus is disclosed. The optical module provides an electrically insulating carrier, a semiconductor element, and a capacitor.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.

High impedance passive switched capacitor common mode feedback network

A switched capacitor circuit includes a first capacitor coupled in series with a second capacitor in a first mode of operation across differential output terminals of a circuit. The first capacitor and the second capacitor are coupled in an anti-parallel layout in a second mode of operation.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Oscillator and inductive proximity switch

The invention relates to an oscillator comprising a resonant circuit having at least one inductor and one capacitor and having a feedback amplifier, wherein there is at least one trimming resistor in a feedback circuit of the amplifier. The oscillator is characterized in that there is an electronic switching device for alternately connecting and disconnecting the trimming resistor, in that a trimming circuit is formed by the trimming resistor and the electronic switching device, in that there is a drive device for driving the electronic switching device, in that the electronic switching device, together with the drive device, is designed to alternately connect and disconnect the trimming resistor in a switching sequence, and in that an average time value of the electrical resistor of the trimming circuit, which is active in an oscillator mode, is defined by the switching sequence..
Pepperl + Fuchs Gmbh

Method, system, and resonator circuits and modulating resonators

Embodiments of resonator circuits and modulating resonators and are described generally herein. One or more acoustic wave resonators may be coupled in series or parallel to generate tunable filters.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Composite electronic component

A composite electronic component includes a capacitor component and an inductor component. A capacitor body has a first end face and a second end face that are opposed to each other in a longitudinal direction and a first side face.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Power supply for class d amplifier in energy efficient applications

A power supply for use with class d amplifiers in energy efficient applications is described herein. The power supply reduces the effects of off side charging and improves cross regulation.
Rgb Systems, Inc.

Low gain linearization for high signal-to-noise ratio

A low noise amplifier (lna) includes a transconductance device coupled to a cascode transistor. The lna also includes a resistor capacitor (rc) feedback branch.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Adaptive tracking rail audio amplifier

For use in professional audio amplifier applications, high current charge pump circuits including charge circuits and dynamic release circuits are connected between respective storage capacitors and the audio power amplifier output. The charge circuits charge their storage capacitors when an output signal swing of the power amplifier is below a corresponding predetermined positive and negative threshold.

Crystal oscillator interconnect architecture with noise immunity

An apparatus is provided which comprises: a crystal having an input and an output; a first interconnect line having first and second ends, wherein the first end is coupled to the input; a second interconnect line having first and second ends, wherein the first end is coupled to the output; a first capacitor coupled to the input and ground; and a second capacitor coupled to the second end of the second interconnect line. An apparatus is provided which comprises: a high pass filter; a pair of ac coupling capacitors coupled to the high pass filter; a low pass filter coupled to the pair of ac coupling capacitors; and an analog to digital converter (adc) coupled to the low pass filter..
Intel Corporation

Control power supply apparatus, the power supply apparatus, and power supply system

The disclosure reduces the occurrence of an inrush current upon electrical connection of a storage cell, allowing immediate use. A power supply apparatus is configured to convert dc power from a solar cell and a storage cell into ac power and includes: a first capacitor disposed between the solar cell and the storage cell; and a controller configured to charge the first capacitor with power from the solar cell or a power grid and, after a first voltage of the first capacitor exceeds a second voltage of the storage cell, to electrically connect the storage cell with the first capacitor..
Kyocera Corporation

Load drive current control method and system

The present disclosure relates to a battery load drive system, and more particularly, to a battery load drive system for preparing for a surge current generated by a capacitor when a battery is coupled to a battery using a path for reducing current additionally provided in an existing path.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Filter circuit for eliminating inrush current, dc coil control circuit, and electromagnetic contactor

The present invention relates to a filter circuit for eliminating capacitive inrush current occurring in electromagnetic coil control circuits controlling the actuator coil of electromagnetic contactors or relays. The filter circuit comprises input terminals to be connected with a direct current voltage, a first output terminal to be connected with a first terminal of the inductive load and a second output terminal to be connected to a second terminal of the inductive load, a first diode, wherein the cathode of the first diode is connected to said first output terminal and to said first input terminal, a second diode, wherein the anode of the second diode is connected to said second output terminal, and a filter capacitor which is connected between said second input terminal and to a node which interconnects the anode of said first diode and the cathode of said second diode..
Rockwell Automation Switzerland Gmbh

Feedback control for efficient high-speed battery charging

A voltage regulator system, comprising: a switched capacitor (sc) regulator that operates at a switching frequency and receives an input voltage; and a controller configured to control an operation of the sc regulator by adjusting the switching frequency of the sc regulator based on efficiency. In some embodiments, the switching frequency is swept to determine a best efficiency.
Lion Semiconductor Inc.

Charge recycling switched capacitor regulators

A voltage regulator comprising: a first regulator module comprising a first transistor switch, wherein the first module operates in a first phase and wherein the first switch is configured to receive a first signal at a first gate of the first switch from a first signal driver; a second regulator module comprising a second transistor switch, wherein the second module operates in a second phase that is different from the first phase, wherein the second switch is configured to receive a second gate drive signal at a second gate of the second switch from a second signal driver, and wherein the second signal is opposite in polarity from the first signal; and a switch that couples the first gate and the second gate during at least part of a time period during which the first switch transitions states and the second switch transitions states.. .
Lion Semiconductor Inc.

Switched capacitor dc-dc power converter

The present disclosure relates to a switched capacitor dc-dc converter configured for converting a dc input voltage into a higher or lower dc output voltage. The switched capacitor dc-dc converter comprises an output voltage regulator utilizing a feedback loop with a multi-level quantizer configured to convert a lowpass filtered control signal into a corresponding digital control signal..
Gn Hearing A/s

Switching regulator and controller thereof

A switching regulator includes an inductor connected to an output terminal of the switching regulator, a switching circuit configured to supply a current from an input terminal of the switching regulator to the inductor in response to an activated control signal, and an rc circuit including a sense resistor and a sense capacitor and connected to the inductor in parallel, the sense resistor and the sense capacitor being connected to each other in series at a feedback node.. .
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

Power converter

The power converter includes an inverter circuit 140, a capacitor 514 for smoothing dc power, a capacitor 515 for removing noise, and conductors 564p and 564n. The conductors 564p and 564n are connected to the capacitors 514 and 515 when power side terminals 562p and 562n are connected to an inverter circuit 140, and power source side terminals 561p and 561n are connected to a battery 136.

Method and device for damping voltage harmonics in a multilevel power converter

A method for reducing lower order harmonics of a multi-level power converter includes at least one phase leg including a plurality of chain-link connected cells each including a capacitor. The method includes, for each phase leg of the converter: obtaining a present reference voltage for use during a present half switching duration; dividing the half switching duration into a plurality of time samples; and at the beginning of each time sample: predicting the reference voltage waveform for the remainder of the half switching duration based on the obtained present reference voltage; predicting the leg output voltage waveform for the remainder of the present half switching duration for the case that no cell is inserted or bypassed in the leg during the time sample, and for the case that one cell is inserted or bypassed in the leg during the time sample; predicting the flux error at the end of the present half switching duration for each of the cases, based on the obtained present reference voltage, the predicted reference voltage waveform and the predicted leg output voltage waveforms; and determining whether to insert or bypass the cell, during the time sample, based on the predicted flux errors..
Abb Schweiz Ag

Split-phase high-efficiency reactive enhanced active transducer

An energy harvesting circuit is provided that consists of two parallel paths, each comprising a transformer, full wave rectifier, and capacitor. An ultra-low-power microcontroller operates a double-position double-throw switch, which switches the capacitors from charging from the input, to providing energy to the output..

Peak power caching in a wireless power system

An information handling system includes a wireless charging module, a capacitor, and a control module. The wireless charging module receives wireless power from a wireless charging pad, and provides power to other components in the information handling system.
Dell Products, Lp

Electronic devices and filtering common mode disturbances from power electronic devices

An electronic device and a method for filtering common mode disturbances from a power electronic device are disclosed. In an embodiment the device includes a first capacitor coupled in series to a first one-way conductor, the first one-way conductor allowing current flow in one direction, wherein the first one-way conductor and the first capacitor are coupled between a load node and a reference potential and a second capacitor coupled in series to a second one-way conductor, the second one-way conductor allowing current flow in an opposite direction, wherein the second one-way conductor and the second capacitor are coupled between the load node and the reference potential.
Epcos Ag

Dual-band dual-port antenna structure

A dual-band dual-port antenna structure is provided. The dual-band dual-port antenna structure includes a first antenna structure and a second antenna structure.
Nanyang Technological University

Smartcards, rfid devices, wearables and methods

Coupling frames comprising a conductive (metal) surface with a slit (s) or non-conductive stripe (ncs) extending from an outer edge to an inner position thereof, and overlapping a transponder device. A coupling frame with slit for coupling with an inductive or capacitive device (inductor or capacitor) may be used at any ism frequency band to concentrate surface current around the slit.

Coupling high-frequency signals with a power combiner

A power combiner in the form of a balanced lc combiner is provided. Inputs of the power combiner are isolated from one another via at least one rc matching element.
Trumpf Huettinger Gmbh + Co. Kg

Balun

A balun includes an unbalanced port, a first balanced port, a second balanced port, a main line, a subline, a capacitor, and an impedance matching section. The subline is configured to be electromagnetically coupled to the main line.
Tdk Corporation

High-k metal-insulator-metal capacitor and manufacturing the same

A metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor, includes a cross-sectional view: a first metal plate; a second metal plate; a third metal plate; and a layer of high-k material contacting the first metal plate, the second metal plate, and the third metal plate.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Beol capacitor through airgap metallization

A backend-of-the-line (beol) semiconductor capacitor made by method, apparatus, or computer program product, through an airgap metallization process, patterning a first electrode by removing a portion of inter-layer dielectric for a desired capacitor area, depositing a dielectric for a capacitor insulator, filling the desired capacitor area to form a second electrode, polishing and capping the second electrode, and interconnecting the first electrode and the second electrode. The manufactured product has a bottom electrode, composed of a conductor, electrically connected to upward conductive prominences; a low-k layer, above and conjoined to the bottom layer and surrounding the prominences, composed of a low-k dielectric; an isolation layer, above the low-k layer and surrounding the prominences, composed of a high-k insulator material, where modulating its material and thickness controls the capacitance; and a top electrode, composed of a conductor and electrically connected to downward prominences, where the bottom and top electrodes are interconnected..
International Business Machines Corporation

Organic light emitting display device and manufacturing the same

Disclosed are an organic light emitting display device which may implement high resolution and a method of manufacturing the same. A storage capacitor disposed on a substrate overlaps a plurality of transistors connected to a light emitting element with at least one buffer layer including an organic buffer layer interposed therebetween and, thus, a sufficient process margin may be assured, high resolution may be implemented and yield may be improved..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Semiconductor device

Semiconductor elements deteriorate or are destroyed due to electrostatic discharge damage. The present invention provides a semiconductor device in which a protecting means is formed in each pixel.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Display substrate and display apparatus including the same

A display substrate includes a data line extending in a first direction, a first transistor including a first channel area overlapping the data line and a first control electrode which overlaps the first channel area and has a substantially same shape as that of the first channel area in an overlap area in which the first control electrode overlaps the first channel area, a scan line extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, a first voltage line extending in the first direction and transfers a first driving signal, a first capacitor including an extension electrode which overlaps the first control electrode and extends in the second direction from the first voltage line and a second capacitor including an overlap electrode overlapping the data line.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Display device and manufacturing display device

A highly flexible display device and a method for manufacturing the display device are provided. A transistor including a light-transmitting semiconductor film, a capacitor including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a dielectric film between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a first insulating film covering the semiconductor film are formed over a flexible substrate.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Methods of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors and arrays comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors

A method of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors comprises forming a conductive lining in individual capacitor openings in insulative-comprising material. An elevational mid-portion of individual of the conductive linings is removed to form an upper capacitor electrode lining and a lower capacitor electrode lining that are elevationally separate and spaced from one another in the individual capacitor openings.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Dynamic random access memory structure and manufacturing method thereof

A manufacturing method of a dynamic random access memory (dram) structure includes following steps. A substrate is provided, wherein the substrate includes a memory cell region and a peripheral circuit region.
Winbond Electronics Corp.

Methods of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors and arrays comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors

A method of forming an array comprising pairs of vertically opposed capacitors comprises forming an upwardly-open conductive lining in individual capacitor openings in insulative-comprising material. An elevational mid-portion of individual of the conductive linings is removed to form an upper capacitor electrode lining and a lower capacitor electrode lining that are elevationally separate and spaced from one another in the individual capacitor openings.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Forming on-chip metal-insulator-semiconductor capacitor

A method is presented for forming a semiconductor structure. The method includes forming a plurality of fins on a first region of the semiconductor substrate, forming a bi-polymer structure, selectively removing the first polymer of the bi-polymer structure and forming deep trenches in the semiconductor substrate resulting in pillars in a second region of the semiconductor structure.
International Business Machines Corporation

Forming on-chip metal-insulator-semiconductor capacitor

A method is presented for forming a semiconductor structure. The method includes forming a plurality of fins on a first region of the semiconductor substrate, forming a bi-polymer structure, selectively removing the first polymer of the bi-polymer structure and forming deep trenches in the semiconductor substrate resulting in pillars in a second region of the semiconductor structure.
International Business Machines Corporation

Forming a stacked capacitor

Stacked capacitor structures using tsvs are provided. In one aspect, a stacked capacitor structure includes: a first substrate having at least one first capacitor formed in a tsv in the first substrate; and a second substrate, bonded to the first substrate, having at least one second capacitor formed in a tsv in the second substrate, wherein the first capacitor and the second capacitor each comprises a first electrode and a dielectric that both surround a second electrode that is at a core of the tsv, wherein the dielectric separates the first electrode from the second electrode, and wherein the second substrate is bonded to the first substrate such that the first capacitor is stacked on the second capacitor.
International Business Machines Corporation

Operating microwave heating device and microwave annealing process using the same

An operating method of microwave heating device is provided, in which a holder is disposed in a heating chamber, and a plurality of microwave transmitters are arranged outside the heating chamber. A plurality of half-wave-rectified power supplies are provided to connect the microwave transmitters, and the half-wave-rectified power supplies have capacitances respectively.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Inductive coil structure and inductively coupled plasma generation system

An inductively-coupled plasma (icp) generation system may include a dielectric tube, a first inductive coil structure to enclose the dielectric tube, an rf power supply, a first main capacitor between a positive output terminal of the rf power supply and one end of the first inductive coil structure, and a second main capacitor between a negative output terminal of the rf power supply and an opposite end of the first inductive coil structure. The first inductive coil structure may include inductive coils connected in series to each other and placed at different layers, the inductive coils having at least one turn at each layer, and auxiliary capacitors, which are respectively provided between adjacent ones of the inductive coils to distribute a voltage applied to the inductive coils..
En2core Technology, Inc

Separation membrane for super capacitor, super capacitor comprising same, and manufacturing method therefor

Provided is a super capacitor. The super capacitor, according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, comprises: an energy storage assembly in which a plurality of unit modules are stacked; a sealing member arranged to surround the side portion of the energy storage assembly; upper and lower plates respectively arranged on the upper and lower portions of the energy storage assembly; and a roll force compensation member, arranged between the upper and lower plates and the energy storage assembly, for preventing the center portion of the energy storage assembly from being convexly bent toward the upper and lower plates.
Amotech Co., Ltd.

Wound capacitor package structure without negative conductive foil and wound assembly thereof

The present disclosure provides a wound capacitor package structure without negative conductive foil and a wound assembly thereof. The wound capacitor package structure includes a wound assembly, a package assembly, and a conductive assembly.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor

A solid electrolytic capacitor whose electrolyte is less susceptible to deterioration due to a high temperature and which has a low esr is provided. A solid electrolytic capacitor (1) includes a capacitor element (10) including an anode conductor (11), a dielectric layer (12), a solid electrolytic layer (13), and a cathode extraction layer (14), the dielectric layer (12), the solid electrolytic layer (13), and the cathode extraction layer (14) being successively formed on the anode conductor (11).
Tokin Corporation

Multilayer thin-film capacitor

A multilayer thin-film capacitor includes a first multilayer body and a second multilayer body spaced apart from each other in a vertical direction by a split layer. The second multilayer body is disposed on a lower surface of the first multilayer body, the first multilayer body constitutes a top capacitor, and the second body constitutes a bottom capacitor.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Wound capacitor package structure having conductive foils of unequal width and wound assembly thereof

The present disclosure provides a wound capacitor package structure and a wound assembly thereof. The wound capacitor package structure includes a wound assembly, a package assembly, and a conductive assembly.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Multilayer electronic component

A multilayer electronic component includes a first capacitor including a first multilayer body having a structure in which a plurality of internal electrodes and a plurality of dielectric layers are alternately stacked, a second capacitor including a second multilayer body disposed adjacent the first multilayer body, the second multilayer body connected to the first multilayer body in parallel, and the second multilayer body having a structure in which a plurality of internal electrodes and a plurality of dielectric layers are alternately stacked, a fixing member fixing the first and second multilayer bodies, a first lead terminal connected to a first end portion of the fixing member, and a second lead terminal connected to a second end portion of the fixing member.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Transformer simulating circuit and simulating transformer

A transformer simulating circuit includes a primary side, a secondary side, a first coupling capacitor, and a second coupling capacitor. The primary side includes a primary core-loss resistor, a primary intra-winding capacitor, and a magnetizing inductor connected in parallel, and includes a primary leakage inductor module connected between a primary winding and the primary intra-winding capacitor, and a primary winding resistor connected to the primary leakage inductor module.
Jiangsu Leader Electronics Inc.

Circuit assembly for time-discretizing an analog electrical signal

There is provided a circuit assembly for time-discretizing an analog electrical signal, including an input terminal supplying the analog electrical signal, an output terminal providing a time-discrete signal depending on the supplied analog electrical signal and a sample and hold circuit, which comprises a capacitor connected to the output terminal, an electronic switching unit connected between the input terminal and the output terminal and a control unit controlling the switching unit, wherein the switching unit provides an off-state due to an off-signal of the control unit and an on-state due to an on-signal of the control unit, wherein the switching unit provides an electrical resistance in the on-state, which cooperates with the capacitor and comprises a preset resistance value, such that the sample and hold circuit provides a low-pass with preset cut-off frequency. There is further provided a detection device and lighting device with such a circuit assembly..
Osram Gmbh

Voltage compensation circuits and voltage compensation methods thereof

A voltage compensation circuit and a method thereof are provided. The voltage compensation circuit includes a power management chip, a feedback circuit, and a control circuit.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Gate driver and display device using the same

A gate driver and a display device using the same are disclosed. The gate driver includes a first transistor configured to pre-charge a q node, a second transistor configured to raise the output voltage depending on a voltage of the q node, a third transistor configured to charge a qb node, a fourth transistor configured to lower the output voltage depending on a voltage of the qb node, and a capacitor connected between a gate and a source in at least one of the second transistor and the third transistor.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Pixel circuit for extending charging time

A pixel includes a voltage dividing unit, a lc capacitor, a control unit, a first capacitor, a writing-in unit, and an adjusting unit. First terminal of the voltage dividing unit receives a first power voltage.
Au Optronics Corporation

Pixel circuit and driving method thereof

To prevent image retention, the pixel circuit includes: a light emitting element; a driving transistor which supplies an electric current according to an applied voltage to the light emitting element; a capacitor part which holds the voltage containing a threshold voltage and a data voltage of the driving transistor; and a switch part which has the voltage containing the threshold voltage and the data voltage held to the capacitor part and applies the voltage to the driving transistor. Further, the switch part has a function which applies a constant voltage to the driving transistor before having the voltage containing the threshold voltage and the data voltage held to the capacitor part..
Tianma Japan, Ltd.

Capacitive fingerprint sensor

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a capacitive fingerprint sensor. The capacitive fingerprint sensor includes: a first electrode plate layer, a second electrode plate layer and a third electrode plate layer that are sequentially arranged.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Capacitive fingerprint sensor

Embodiments of the present disclosure hereinafter provide a capacitive fingerprint sensor. The capacitive fingerprint sensor includes: an integrator, a trigger and a base cancelling circuit; where the integrator is configured to store charges from a fingerprint capacitor to generate an output signal and transfer the output signal to the trigger, the trigger is configured to trigger the base cancelling circuit to generate a base cancelling signal and output the base cancelling signal to the integrator if the output signal exceeds a predetermined threshold, and the base cancelling signal is used to adjust the output signal of the integrator to fall within the predetermined threshold.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Driving circuit and touch display device

A touch display device and a driving circuit are disclosed in which the driving circuit is included in the touch display device. The driving circuit may be capable of reducing a chip size and power consumption by configuring an amplifier disposed in an output terminal of a data voltage to be electrically coupled with a feedback capacitor through a switch, and enabling both display driving and touch sensing to be performed through on/off control of the switch.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Hand holding state detection method, capacitive touch apparatus and electronic device

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a hand holding state detection method, a capacitive touch apparatus and an electronic device. The method includes: acquiring feature data output by each coupling capacitor in a capacitor array network when the coupling capacitor is touched, and reference feature data corresponding to each coupling capacitor; and determining a feature region formed by touch on the capacitor array according to the feature data output by each coupling capacitor and the corresponding reference feature data, to determine a hand holding state according to the feature region.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Touch panel wet state detection method and capacitive touch apparatus

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a touch panel wet state detection method and a capacitive touch apparatus. The method includes: acquiring reference feature data obtained by statistical counting of sample feature data output by a coupling capacitor when a medium between electrodes of each coupling capacitor in a capacitor array network is air; and acquiring real-time feature data output by the coupling capacitor in the capacitor array network, and determining, according to the real-time feature data output by the coupling capacitor and the reference feature data, whether the coupling capacitor is in a wet state.
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Programmable low dropout regulators with fast transient response when programming output voltage

Apparatus and methods for programmable low dropout (ldo) regulators for radio frequency (rf) electronics are provided herein. In certain configurations, an ldo regulator for generating a programmable output voltage includes a regulation field-effect transistor (fet) having a drain electrically connected to the ldo regulator's output, an error amplifier that controls a gate of the regulation fet, a feedback circuit that provides a feedback signal to an inverting input of the error amplifier, an output capacitor electrically connected to the ldo regulator's output, and an alternative discharge circuit.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Dynamic current sink for stabilizing low dropout linear regulator

A dynamic current sink includes the following elements. A voltage comparator compares a reference voltage with a second control signal from an ldo (low dropout linear regulator) to generate a first control signal.
Mediatek Inc.

Multiple channel capacitive voltage divider scanning method and apparatus

Relative capacitance of a plurality of capacitive sensors may be monitored by using only one adc conversion. A plurality of capacitive sensors individually charges a sample and hold capacitor.
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Liquid metal sensor

Described herein is a sensor including a sensing electrode structure and a motion-responsive structure in capacitive communication with the sensing electrode structure, the sensing electrode structure and the motion-responsive structure being separated by a first dielectric layer, the motion-responsive structure comprising a liquid metal mass within a matrix in which the liquid metal mass is movable based upon movement of the sensor, and the sensing electrode structure comprising a first electrode, and a second electrode spaced from the first electrode to form a capacitor.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Thermostat with power stealing

A thermostat or other in-line, two-conductor control device employs a power-stealing technique to obtain dc power for its electronic controls where the thermostat wire run has an r wire but no c (common) wire. The controlled switch for a reactive load, such as the gas valve relay or compressor contactor, is formed of a pair of power capacitors and a pair of switching transistors or other electronic controlled switches.
International Controls And Measurements Corporation

Solar drive control system for oil pump jacks

A system for supplementing the electric power needed by a pump jack electric motor, thereby reducing the electric power purchased from the local utility or power supplier. The system comprises a solar photovoltaic system, or other forms of renewable energy, and regenerated power from the electric motor or drive.
Raptor Lift Solutions, Llc

Electrolytic capacitor

An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode body having a dielectric layer; a solid electrolyte layer in contact with the dielectric layer of the anode body; and an electrolyte solution. The solid electrolyte layer includes a π-conjugated conductive polymer.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Biaxially stretched polypropylene film for capacitor

A chief object is to provide a biaxially stretched polypropylene film for capacitors that is excellent in dielectric breakdown resistance at high temperatures and that can be formed into an ultra-thin film. This relates to a biaxially stretched polypropylene film for capacitors that contains a polypropylene resin having ethylene units, wherein the content of the ethylene units is 7.5 mol % or less based on the total amount of propylene units and ethylene units detected from the film..
Oji Holdings Corporation

Graphene macro-assembly-fullerene composite for electrical energy storage

Disclosed here is a method for producing a graphene macro-assembly (gma)-fullerene composite, comprising providing a gma comprising a three-dimensional network of graphene sheets crosslinked by covalent carbon bonds, and incorporating at least 20 wt. % of at least one fullerene compound into the gma based on the initial weight of the gma to obtain a gma-fullerene composite.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc

Contactless electrical coupling for a rotatable lidar device

A rotatable lidar device including contactless electrical couplings is disclosed. An example rotatable lidar device includes a vehicle electrical coupling including (i) a first conductive ring, (ii) a second conductive ring, and (iii) a first coil.
Waymo Llc

Frying apparatus capable of real-timely detecting total polar material concentration of oil

A frying apparatus includes a main body, a frying vat, a fry basket and a detection module. The frying vat located on the main body has a first polar plate.
Teco Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd.

System for distributing low-voltage dc power to led luminaires

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems for powering and controlling lighting fixtures in office buildings, homes, industrial facilities, and similar structures using low-voltage direct-current (“dc”) electricity. Some embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems for distributing dc power from a lighting controller to various led luminaires.
Blueocean Iot, Llc

High-frequency dielectric heating device

Provided is a high-frequency dielectric heating device in which fine impedance adjustment can be achieved easily and with high precision while reducing a device cost and simplifying a device structure. A high-frequency dielectric heating device (10) includes a high-frequency power supply (20), a pair of electrodes (30) disposed opposite each other, reflected power detector 60 connected between the electrodes (30) and the high-frequency power supply (20) and detects reflected power generated when a heating subject is heated, and an impedance matching device (40) that adjusts the reflected power, wherein the matching device (40) includes a capacitor (c1) connected in parallel to the high-frequency power supply (20), and at least one of a capacitor (c2) and a coil (l) connected in series to the electrodes (30), at least a reactance of the capacitor or the coil being adjustable, and the high-frequency power supply (20) is configured to have a variable frequency..
Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.

Flash head and extension cable with identification electronics and a flash generator

A flash generator is capable of identifying which type of flash head and flash head extension cables that is connected to the flash generator. A flash head and flash head extension cable can be identified by the flash generator.
Profoto Ab

Electric power conversion apparatus

An electric power conversion apparatus includes at least one semiconductor module, a capacitor, a pair of positive and negative busbars and an insulator. The positive busbar includes a positive busbar base protruding from the capacitor in a y direction and at least one positive busbar terminal extending perpendicular to an x direction.
Denso Corporation

Phase interpolator and clock generating method

A phase interpolator includes a current generating circuit, a current controlling circuit and a signal generating circuit, wherein the current generating circuit is arranged to generate a current; and the current controlling circuit is arranged to generate a control signal to the current generating circuit to control a current value of the current. The signal generating circuit includes a capacitor, wherein the signal generating circuit generates a phase interpolation signal by using the capacitor to receive the current, wherein a phase of the phase interpolation signal is varied according to the current..
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Systems and methods for transferring power across an isolation barrier

It is often desirable to transmit data between circuits or components operating at a relatively high voltage and circuits operating at a relatively low voltage. Such a task can be performed by use of an isolator.

Voltage regulators with kickback protection

The subject matter of this document can be embodied in a method that includes a voltage regulator having an input terminal and an output terminal. The voltage regulator includes a high-side transistor between the input terminal and an intermediate terminal, and a low-side transistor between the intermediate terminal and ground.
Volterra Semiconductor Llc

Charge pump with a rapid-discharge path

A charge pump includes a first unidirectional conducting device, a flying capacitor, a second unidirectional conducting device, an output capacitor, a first switch, and a second switch. The first unidirectional conducting device unidirectionally couples a supply voltage to an internal node.
Fortemedia, Inc.

Systems and methods for a dual function inrush limiting circuit

Systems and methods are provided for a dual function inrush limiting circuit (ilc). The systems and methods may include a level shift circuit (lsc).
The Boeing Company

Circuit with low dc bias storage capacitors for high density power conversion

A circuit for converting dc to ac power or ac to dc power comprises a storage capacitor, boost and buck inductors and switching elements. The switches are controlled to steer current to and from the storage capacitor to cancel dc input ripple or to provide near unity power factor ac input.

Damper and an electrical energy converting device using the same

A damper includes a resonant circuit, a damping capacitor unit and a switching circuit. A damping inductor unit of the resonant circuit receives alternating current (ac) electrical energy.

Power dissipation control for a wireless power receiver

Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to methods and apparatus for power dissipation control for a wireless power receiver. Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide a wireless power receiver.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Integrated power transmitter for wireless power transfer

A power transmitter for wireless power transfer. The power transmitter includes (i) a material sheet encompassing a path based on a wireless power transfer area, and (ii) capacitors and inductive segments disposed along the path, mechanically supported by the material sheet, and connected in series into a string of distributed capacitors.

Converter and power receiving apparatus

An equivalent circuit of a converter (4) is represented by a series connection between an equivalent capacitor (41) and an equivalent resistor (42), and the converter (4) includes a controller that adjusts a power factor of the input power by controlling a capacitive reactance (xc) of the equivalent capacitor (41).. .
Toyo Electric Mfg. Co., Ltd.

Light-emitting device and distance measurement device

Provided is a technology for suppressing variations in the waveform of a light emission pulse caused by various factors in a light-emitting device. A light-emitting device is provided with: a light source 101 in which relaxation oscillation occurs immediately after energization; a light source drive circuit 104 which includes a differentiation circuit 102 having a resistor and a capacitor connected in parallel, and in which a switching element 103 for voltage application is connected in series with the differentiation circuit; a power supply circuit 105; a light-reception element 107 which detects pulsed light emitted from the light source 101; and a voltage control unit 109 which controls an output voltage from the power supply circuit 105 in correspondence with the waveform of the detected pulsed light..
Topcon Corporation

Connector

It is aimed to provide a connector capable of stably holding a holder in a housing and improving quality. A connector includes a capacitor (70) serving as an electrical component, terminals (50a, 50b) to be connected to the capacitor (70), a holder (30) for holding the terminals (50a, 50b) and the capacitor (70), and a housing (10) into which the holder (30) holding the terminals (50a, 50b) and the capacitor (70) is to be inserted.
Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.

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.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Imaging device

An imaging device which does not include a color filter and does not need arithmetic processing using an external processing circuit is provided. A first circuit includes a first photoelectric conversion element, a first transistor, and a second transistor; a second circuit includes a second photoelectric conversion element, a third transistor, and a fourth transistor; a third circuit includes a fifth transistor, a sixth transistor, a seventh transistor, and a second capacitor; the spectroscopic element is provided over the first photoelectric conversion element or the second photoelectric conversion element; and the first circuit and the second circuit is connected to the third circuit through a first capacitor..
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Asymmetric dense floating gate nonvolatile memory with decoupled capacitor

A nonvolatile memory (“nvm”) bitcell with one or more active regions capacitively coupled to the floating gate but that are separated from both the source and the drain. The inclusion of capacitors separated from the source and drain allows for improved control over the voltage of the floating gate.
Synopsys, Inc.

Deep trench metal-insulator-metal capacitors

Device structures for a metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitor, as well as methods of fabricating a device structure for a mim capacitor. An active device level is formed on a substrate, a local interconnect level is formed on the active device level, and a metal-insulator-metal capacitor is formed in a via opening with a sidewall extending through the local interconnect level and the active device level to a given depth in the substrate.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Land side and die side cavities to reduce package z-height

A package structure including a capacitor mounted within a cavity in the package substrate is disclosed. The package structure may additionally include a die mounted to a die side surface of the package substrate, and the opposing land side surface of the package substrate may be mounted to a printed circuit board (pcb).
Intel Corporation

Integrated circuit structure having deep trench capacitor and through-silicon via and forming same

One aspect of the disclosure relates to a method of forming an integrated circuit structure. The method may include providing a substrate having a front side and a back side, the substrate including a deep trench (dt) capacitor within the substrate extending toward the back side of the substrate; etching the substrate on the back side of the substrate to remove at least a portion of the substrate on the back side; forming a first dielectric layer covering the back side of the substrate and extending away from the front side of the substrate; and forming a through silicon via (tsv) adjacent to the dt capacitor, the tsv extending through the first dielectric layer toward the front side of the substrate..
Globalfoundries Inc.

Electric double-layer capacitor

An electric double-layer capacitor includes a capacitor element, which includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode that face each other in a predetermined direction; a positive plate-like terminal portion connected to one end of the capacitor element in the predetermined direction; a negative plate-like terminal portion connected to another end of the capacitor element in the predetermined direction; and an exterior body configured to encapsulate the capacitor element, the positive plate-like terminal portion, and the negative plate-like terminal portion. The positive and the negative plate-like terminal portions have parts that face each other in the predetermined direction, and at least one protruding portion that protrudes from any one of the parts.
Tokin Corporation

Stacked-type solid electrolytic capacitor package structure and manufacturing the same

The present disclosure provides a stacked-type solid electrolytic capacitor package structure and a method of manufacturing the same. The capacitor package structure includes a capacitor unit, a solder unit, a package unit and a conductive unit.
Apaq Technology Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor with improved leakage current

A capacitor assembly that is capable of exhibiting good electrical properties even under a variety of conditions is provided. More particularly, the capacitor contains a capacitor element that includes a sintered porous anode body, a dielectric that overlies the anode body, and a solid electrolyte that overlies the dielectric.
Avx Corporation

Electrolytic capacitor and manufacturing same

An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode body, a dielectric layer formed on the anode body, a first conductive polymer layer covering at least a part of the dielectric layer, and a second conductive polymer layer covering at least a part of the first conductive polymer layer. The first conductive polymer layer contains a first conductive polymer and a first silane compound.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor with improved performance at high temperatures and voltages

A capacitor assembly that is capable of exhibiting good electrical properties even under a variety of conditions is provided. More particularly, the capacitor contains a capacitor element that includes a porous anode body that contains a valve metal compound, a dielectric that overlies the anode body and includes an oxide of the valve metal compound, a solid electrolyte that overlies the dielectric, wherein the solid electrolyte includes at least one conductive polymer layer that contains a sulfonyl ion, and an organofunctional silane that is bonded to the oxide of the dielectric and is capable of bonding to the sulfonyl ion of the conductive polymer layer..
Avx Corporation

Devices comprising a capacitor and support material that laterally supports the capacitor

A device comprises a capacitor comprising first and second electrodes having a capacitor insulator there-between. The first electrode is elongated and extends elevationally.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and board for mounting of the same

A multilayer ceramic capacitor may include a ceramic body including a plurality of dielectric layers; a first internal electrode disposed in the ceramic body and exposed to a first side surface in a width direction of the ceramic body and a second internal electrode disposed in the ceramic body and exposed to the first side surface in the width direction of the ceramic body; and first to third external electrodes disposed on the first side surface in the width direction of the ceramic body.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Method for manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A method for manufacturing a multilayer ceramic capacitor includes preparing a green multilayer body including a stack of dielectric sheets printed with inner electrodes, coating the green multilayer body with a conductive paste that is connected to the inner electrodes, and firing the conductive paste and the green multilayer body at the same time, wherein a rate of temperature increase from about 800° c. To about 1,100° c.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multi-layer ceramic capacitor and producing the same

A multi-layer ceramic capacitor includes a multi-layer unit and a side margin. The multi-layer unit includes ceramic layers laminated in a first direction and internal electrodes disposed between the ceramic layers.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and multilayer ceramic capacitor mount structure

A multilayer ceramic capacitor satisfies l≤about 1.4 mm, about 1.1≤l/w≤about 1.6, e≥about 0.10 mm, i/l>about 0.40 and i/g>about 2. L and w are maximum outer dimensions in length and width directions, e is a length direction distance along which a first or second end surface outer electrode located on a first side surface extends or along which the first or second end surface outer electrode located on a second side surface extends, g is a smallest distance among length direction distances between the first end surface outer electrode and a first or second side surface outer electrode and between the second end surface outer electrode and the first or second side surface outer electrode, and i is a distance on the side where g is among distances in the length direction along which the first and second side surface outer electrodes extend..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

In an embodiment, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 includes: a first external electrode 12 having a first part 12a provided on one height-direction face, and a second part 12b provided on the other height-direction face, of the capacitor body 11; and a second external electrode 13 having a first part 13a provided on one height-direction face, and a second part 13b provided on the other height-direction face, of the capacitor body 11. In addition, the reference length l1a of the first part 12a, and the reference length l1b of the second part 12b, of the first external electrode 12 satisfy the relational expression “l1α>l1b,” while the reference length l2a of the first part 13a, and the reference length l2b of the second part 13b, of the second external electrode 13 satisfy the relational expression “l2a<l2b.”.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Solid electrolytic capacitor assembly

A capacitor assembly that is capable of exhibiting good electrical properties even under a variety of conditions is provided. More particularly, the capacitor assembly includes a capacitor element, which comprises a porous anode body that contains a valve metal compound, a dielectric that overlies the anode body and includes an oxide of the valve metal compound, and a solid electrolyte that overlies the dielectric.
Avx Corporation

Doped-carbon nano-architectured structures and methods for fabricating same

In an exemplary method, a nano-architectured carbon structure is fabricated by forming a unit (e.g., a film) of a liquid carbon-containing starting material and at least one dopant. A surface of the unit is nano-molded using a durable mold that is pre-formed with a pattern of nano-concavities corresponding to a desired pattern of nano-features to be formed by the mold on the surface of the unit.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of The Universi Ty Of Arizona

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor memory device may include first to fourth data storage regions. The semiconductor memory device may include a first to fourth capacitor groups and a voltage-generating circuit.
Sk Hynix Inc.

Offset compensation for ferroelectric memory cell sensing

Methods, systems, and devices for operating a ferroelectric memory cell or cells are described. Offsets in the threshold voltage of switching components (e.g., transistors) connected to digit lines may be compensated by using various operating techniques or additional circuit components, or both.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Display device and shift register circuit

According to one embodiment, a display device includes a pixel circuit including first, second and third switches, a capacitor and an inverter, and a pixel electrode connected to the pixel circuit, the first switch including a first control electrode connected to a gate line and a first input terminal connected to a source line, the capacitor including a first terminal connected to a reference potential and a second terminal connected to the first output terminal, the third switch including a second input terminal and a second output terminal connected to the second terminal, and the second switch and the inverter being connected in series between the second terminal and the second input terminal.. .
Japan Display Inc.

Shift register circuit, and display device including same

Each driving circuit in a shift register includes an output unit, a precharge unit, a boosting unit, a gate voltage discharge unit, a gate line discharge unit, and an internal line neta. The output unit includes a tft(f) that outputs a selection voltage to a gate line.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Pixel compensation circuit

A pixel compensation circuit is arranged for compensating the critical parameter associated with the electrical properties of the components in thin film transistors of an active matrix organic light emitting diode display or similar illumination systems to avoid uneven brightness resulted from the voltage drop effect. The pixel compensation circuit is defined in a sub-pixel area, wherein there are eight thin film transistors and one capacitor, and the circuit is operated by two control signals.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Display device and display device control method

A display device includes a display pixel having: an organic el element; a capacitor element; a drive transistor having a gate electrode connected to a first electrode of the capacitor element and a source electrode connected to a second electrode of the capacitor element and to an anode electrode of the organic el element; a first switch element switching a state between a signal line supplying a voltage corresponding to a data signal and the first electrode of the capacitor element, between conducting and non-conducting states; and a resistance unit having a resistance, switching a state between a power line supplying an initialization voltage and the second electrode of the capacitor element between the conducting and non-conducting states, and disposed on a current path from a node that is a connection point of the second electrode and the anode electrode of the organic el element to the power line.. .
Joled Inc.

Method for measuring a capacitance value

A method for measuring a capacitance value of a capacitive sensor uses an integration process involving charge quantities being transferred in successive integration cycles from the capacitive sensor to an integration capacitor. The method includes performing the integration process until the number of integration cycles carried out has reached a number n of integration cycles to be carried out, wherein a starting value nstart is set to n and an end value nend is determined.
Leopold Kostal Gmbh & Co. Kg

Thru-line directional power sensor having microstip coupler

Disclosed is a directional coupler having a coupler, a forward resistive attenuator, a reflected resistive attenuator, a forward compensation capacitor, and a reflected compensation capacitor. A forward coupler side arm and reflected coupler side arm of the coupler are configured to obtain a sample of forward energy and a sample of reflected energy from the coupler transmission line section.
Bird Technologies Group Inc

Method for validating fuse heads

Method for the validation of a fuse head in an electronic detonator, wherein said detonator comprises: a reference resistor, a fuse head, at least one capacitor and switching means, wherein in a first position of the switching means, the reference resistor is connected to the at least one capacitor forming a first rc circuit, and in a second position of the switching means, the fuse head is connected to the at least one capacitor forming a second rc circuit; the method comprising the following steps: measuring at least once a first charge time; activating the switching means to the second position to replace the reference resistor in the rc circuit with the fuse head; measuring at least once a second charge time; and determining the deviation of the second charge time from the first charge time.. .
Maxamcorp Holding, S.l.

Biological sensing system

Provided is a biological sensing system, including a nanowire field-effect transistor and a sensing chip. A gate terminal of the nanowire fet surrounds a gate of a silicon nanowire or a gate of a silicon nanobelt, diameter of the silicon nanowire is less than 20 nm.
National Chiao Tung University

Sheet metal blank destacker

An apparatus for de-stacking sheet metal blanks uses electro-magnetic pulses to separate sheet metal blanks from a stack of blanks. A fixture supports an electromagnetic attraction device that includes one or more multi-turn electrical coils and one or more insulated metal screens.
Oakland University

Method and system for diagnosing contactor health in a high-voltage electrical system

An electrical system includes a voltage bus, battery pack, power inverter module (pim), electric machine, first contactor, and controller. The pim is connected to the battery pack and has a capacitor, voltage sensor, and semiconductor switches.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Power supply system

There is provided a power supply system that is mounted on a vehicle and that comprises an accumulator connected with a power line via a system main relay including a precharge circuit; a smoothing capacitor mounted to the power line; and a power converter configured to use a dc power from the power line and supply an ac power to an electric load. When a precharge control that uses the precharge circuit to pre-charge the capacitor at a system start time fails in pre-charging the capacitor, the power supply system diagnoses a place of a failure, based on a change in common voltage of the accumulator during the precharge control..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Compressible, multilayer articles and making thereof

The present disclosure relates to compressible, multilayer articles useful in force sensing capacitors. The compressible, multilayer articles include a cured, silicone elastomer layer having a first major surface and a second major surface and at least one of a first and second tie-layer, each having a first major surface and a second major surface, comprising a silicone polyoxamide, wherein the first major surface of the first tie-layer is in contact with and adhered to the first major surface of the cured, silicone elastomer layer and/or the first major surface of the second tie-layer is in contact with and adhered to the second major surface of the cured, silicone elastomer layer.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Mobile wireless terminal

A mobile wireless terminal includes a metal casing, a printed wiring board disposed in the metal casing and including a ground conductor thereon, the ground conductor defining a ground plane for both a power supply circuit and an antenna, a capacitor connected to the metal casing and the ground conductor, and an overcurrent protective element connected to the metal casing and the ground conductor and having an operating voltage higher than a maximum instantaneous value of a commercial power supply voltage. A capacitance of the overcurrent protective element may be smaller than a capacitance of the capacitor.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Charging an input capacitor of a load control device

A load control device for controlling the amount of power delivered to an electrical load may include a rectifier circuit configured to receive a phase-control voltage and produce a rectified voltage. A power converter may be configured to receive the rectified voltage at an input and generate a bus voltage.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Image sensor having stacked imaging and digital wafers where digital wafer has stacked capacitors and logic circuitry

An electronic device disclosed herein includes a first integrated circuit die having formed therein photodiodes and readout circuitry for the photodiodes, with the readout circuitry including output pads exposed on a surface of the first integrated circuit die. A second integrated circuit die has formed therein storage capacitor structures for the photodiodes and digital circuitry for performing image processing on data stored in the storage capacitor structures, with the storage capacitor structures including input pads exposed on a surface of the second integrated circuit die.
Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

Fixed pattern noise reduction in image sensors

Systems and methods for fixed pattern noise reduction in image sensors is disclosed herein. An example method may include simultaneously providing a pixel reference voltage of a pixel to a reference sampling capacitor and a signal sampling capacitor, decoupling the reference sampling capacitor from the pixel, providing a signal voltage to the signal sampling capacitor, and decoupling the signal sampling capacitor from the pixel..
Omnivision Technologies, Inc.

Solid-state image pickup device and control method therefor, and electronic apparatus

While realizing a broad dynamic range, the present technology relates to a solid-state image pickup device and control method therefor, and electronic apparatus aiming at enabling an influence of pls to be suppressed. The solid-state image pickup device includes a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed.
Sony Corporation

Active differential resistors with reduced noise

A method and system of providing an active differential resistor. The active differential resistor includes a diode having a first node and a second node.
Linear Technology Corporation

Apparatus and methods for rotary traveling wave oscillators

Apparatus and methods for rotary traveling wave oscillators (rtwos) are provided herein. In certain configurations, an rtwo includes a differential transmission line connected in a ring and a plurality of segments distributed around the ring.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Apparatus and methods for frequency tuning of rotary traveling wave oscillators

Apparatus and methods for frequency tuning of rotary traveling wave oscillators (rtwos) are provided herein. In certain configurations, distributed quantized tuning is used to tune a frequency of the rtwo.
Analog Devices, Inc.

Circuit arrangement for controlling a transistor

A circuit arrangement for controlling a transistor with an insulated gate, a gate driver for generating a driver signal, and a capacitor parallel to the gate-source path of the transistor, wherein the gate driver is designed for generating a driver signal greater than or equal to zero volts, an inductor is provided for forming a resonant circuit with the capacitor, and a switching element is provided in the resonant circuit, which is designed for interrupting the resonant circuit after recharging the capacitor. The part of the circuit arrangement downstream of the gate driver is designed for exclusive voltage supply using the driver signal of the gate driver, and the switching element is formed by an additional transistor, a first freewheeling diode is arranged parallel to the switching element, and the inductor of the resonant circuit is arranged between the additional transistor and the gate of the transistor..
Fronius International Gmbh

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device is provided that includes an amplification circuit, a downstream circuit, and a clipping circuit. The amplification circuit includes a sampling capacitor, a feedback capacitor, and an operational amplifier circuit.
Olympus Corporation

Switched-capacitor dc-dc convertor and control method thereof

Illustrated are a switched-capacitor dc-dc convertor and a control method thereof. The switched-capacitor dc-dc convertor includes a switched-capacitor circuit, a latched comparator and a clock generating module.
Nuvoton Technology Corporation

Apparatus and temperature measurement and/or calibration via resonant peaks in an oscillator

An apparatus and method for a temperature and calibration utilizing resonant frequency peaks in an oscillator. A circuit providing resonant peaks for utilization for temperature measurements comprising a resonator device for providing an oscillating source, a variable gain-bandwidth amplifier in parallel with the crystal/resonator for providing modulation of the gain and/or bandwidth driving the crystal/resonator, and control of resonant peaks for selection for oscillation, a first capacitor electrically coupled to the parallel combination of the input of the variable gain-bandwidth amplifier, and the resonator device for providing charge storage for oscillation, and a second capacitor electrically coupled to parallel combination of the output of the variable gain-bandwidth amplifier, and the resonator device for providing charge storage for oscillation..
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Coupled resonator on-die filters for wifi applications

A radio frequency (rf) filter circuit for rejecting one or more spurious components of an input signal has a first resonator circuit including a first capacitor and a first coupled inductor pair of a first inductor and a second inductor, and a second resonator circuit with a second capacitor and a second coupled inductor pair of a third inductor and a fourth inductor. First and second resonator coupling capacitors are connected to the first resonator circuit and the second resonator circuit.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Tuning lc tank circuits

A method for controlling a semiconductor circuit, including forming an inductor and a capacitor on a substrate, which are inductively coupled to one another. The inductor has an inductance value while the capacitor has a capacitance value.
International Business Machines Corporation

In-vehicle inverter driving device and in-vehicle fluid machine

An in-vehicle inverter driving device is used to perform pwm control of an inverter circuit that drives an electric motor. The electric motor includes a rotor having a permanent magnet and a stator about which three-phase coils are wound.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Switched capacitor dc-dc power converter circuit and voltage output method using the same

A switched capacitor dc-dc converter circuit and a method for outputting voltage using the same are disclosed. The circuit includes a switched capacitor circuit and a body bias control circuit.
Nuvoton Technology Corporation

Wireless power transmitter

A wireless power transmitter includes a converter, a resonator, and a controller. The converter includes switching elements forming a bridge circuit, and is configured to output an alternating current (ac) voltage in response to control signals.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Coupled split path power conversion architecture

Described herein are power conversion systems and related techniques which utilize a coupled split path (csp) circuit architecture. The csp structure combines switches, capacitors and magnetic elements in such a way that power is processed in multiple coupled split paths in a variety of voltage domains.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Battery separator with dielectric coating

Implementations of the present disclosure generally relate to separators, high performance electrochemical devices, such as, batteries and capacitors, including the aforementioned separators, and methods for fabricating the same. In one implementation, a separator for a battery is provided.
Applied Materials, Inc.

Quantum capacitance graphene varactors and fabrication methods

A plate varactor includes a dielectric substrate and a first electrode embedded in a surface of the substrate. A capacitor dielectric layer is disposed over the first electrode, and a layer of graphene is formed over the dielectric layer to contribute a quantum capacitance component to the dielectric layer.
International Business Machines Corporation

Display device

A display device includes a substrate, a semiconductor layer on the substrate, a gate insulating layer on the semiconductor layer and having one or more first openings, a gate electrode on the gate insulating layer, a first capacitor electrode on the gate insulating layer, a first interlayer insulating layer on the first capacitor electrode and having one or more second openings, a second capacitor electrode on the first interlayer insulating layer, a source electrode and a drain electrode connected with the semiconductor layer, and a light emitting diode connected with the drain electrode. The first capacitor electrode includes one or more protrusions in the first openings of the gate insulating layer and correspond to a shape of the first openings, and the second capacitor electrode includes one or more protrusions in the second openings of the first interlayer insulating layer and correspond to a shape of the second openings..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Thin film transistor array substrate and fabricating method thereof

A thin film transistor array substrate includes: a base substrate; a first transistor including a first electrode on a surface of the base substrate, a spacer, on the first electrode, a second electrode on the spacer, a first active layer contacting the first electrode, the spacer and the second electrode, and a first gate electrode opposite to the first active layer with a first insulating layer interposed therebetween; a storage capacitor including a first storage electrode integrally connected to the first electrode or the second electrode, and a second storage electrode opposite to the first storage electrode with the first insulating layer interposed therebetween, where the second storage electrode is integrally connected to the first gate electrode; and a second transistor electrically connected to the storage capacitor, where the second transistor includes a second active layer extending in a direction intersecting the base substrate.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Integrated circuit with decoupling capacitor in a structure of the triple well type

A well of a first conductivity type is insulated from a substrate of the same first conductivity type by a structure of a triple well type. The structure includes a trench having an electrically conductive central part enclosed in an insulating sheath.
Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas

Ferroelectric capacitor, ferroelectric field effect transistor, and method used in forming an electronic component comprising conductive material and ferroelectric material

A method used in forming an electronic component comprising conductive material and ferroelectric material comprises forming a non-ferroelectric metal oxide-comprising insulator material over a substrate. A composite stack comprising at least two different composition non-ferroelectric metal oxides is formed over the substrate.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Semiconductor device including ferroelectric capacitor and manufacturing the same

A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; a ferroelectric capacitor above the semiconductor substrate; a first guard ring around the ferroelectric capacitor above the semiconductor substrate. The ferroelectric capacitor includes a bottom electrode, a capacitor insulating film and a top electrode.
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited

Semiconductor arrangement having capacitor separated from active region

A semiconductor arrangement includes an active region including a semiconductor device. The semiconductor arrangement includes a capacitor having a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and an insulating layer between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited

Mirror contact capacitor

A semiconductor structure and a method for fabricating the same. The semiconductor structure includes a substrate and a bonding layer in contact with a top surface of the substrate.
International Business Machines Corporation

Transient voltage suppression diodes with reduced harmonics, and methods of making and using

A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor die. A transient voltage suppression (tvs) structure is formed in the semiconductor die.
Semtech Corporation

Thin-film capacitor

A thin-film capacitor includes a capacitor section in which electrode layers and dielectric layers are alternately stacked and which includes a hole portion that extends to the electrode layer. In a cross-section which is perpendicular to a stacking surface of the capacitor section and which passes through the hole portion, a side surface of the hole portion extends along a reference line extending in a direction intersecting the stacking surface, the dielectric layer extends up to the reference line toward the hole portion, and a gap is formed between the side surface of the pair electrode layer and the reference line..
Tdk Corporation

Thin-film capacitor

A thin-film capacitor including a stacked body having a lower electrode layer, a plurality of dielectric layers stacked on the lower electrode layer, one or more internal electrode layers interposed between the dielectric layers, and an upper electrode layer that is stacked on the opposite side of the lower electrode layer with the dielectric layers and the internal electrode layers interposed between, and a cover layer that covers the stacked body. The stacked body includes opening portions that have the lower electrode layer, opens upward in a stacking direction, and has a side surface formed to include an inclined surface.
Tdk Corporation

Thin-film capacitor

A thin-film capacitor includes electrode layers stacked in a stacking direction; dielectric layers stacked between the electrode layers; an opening portion that includes a side surface penetrating at least a part of the electrode layers and at least a part of the dielectric layers in the stacking direction from a top side and a bottom surface exposing one of the electrode layers; and a wiring portion disposed in the opening portion to be separated from the side surface of the opening portion, and electrically connected to the electrode layer exposed from the bottom surface of the opening portion. The dielectric layer that is stacked immediately on the electrode layer exposed from the bottom surface of the opening portion among the dielectric layers includes an extension portion extending in the opening portion from the side surface of the opening portion to the wiring portion side..
Tdk Corporation

Multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor with improved moisture resistance includes a laminate in which dielectric ceramic layers and internal electrodes are alternately stacked, and a pair of external electrodes provided on corresponding outer portions of the laminate. Each dielectric ceramic layer positioned between the internal electrodes, a first region positioned between the internal electrode and a first side surface in a width direction, and a second region positioned between the internal electrode and a second side surface, contains a perovskite compound containing ba and ti, and at least one element selected from a group consisting of ba, mg, mn and a rare-earth element.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Heated capacitor and forming the heated capacitor

A heated capacitor runs current through either a lower metal plate, an upper metal plate, a lower metal trace that lies adjacent to a lower metal plate, an upper metal trace that lies adjacent to an upper metal plate, or both a lower metal trace that lies adjacent to a lower metal plate and an upper metal trace that lies adjacent to an upper metal plate to generate heat from the resistance to remove moisture from a moisture-sensitive insulating layer.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

High voltage bootstrap sampling circuit

A bootstrapped sampling switch may be used at lower supply voltages due to its high linearity, wherein the sampled voltage may be substantially higher than the supply voltage. A 2.7 volt or lower dc supply may be used with this sampling switch to sample a much higher voltage.
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Reprogrammable non-volatile ferroelectric latch for use with a memory controller

Methods, systems, and apparatuses related to a reprogrammable non-volatile latch are described. A latch may include ferroelectric cells, ferroelectric capacitors, a sense component, and other circuitry and components related to ferroelectric memory technology.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Compensating for variations in selector threshold voltages

Methods, systems, and devices are described for operating a memory array. A first voltage may be applied to a memory cell to activate a selection component of the memory cell prior to applying a second voltage to the memory cell.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Pixel circuit and driving method therefor, display panel and display apparatus

The present invention provides a pixel circuit and a driving method therefor, a display panel and a display apparatus, the pixel circuit comprises a data write device, a liquid crystal capacitor, a power supply device and a control signal output device, the data write device writes a data voltage of a data line to a first terminal of the liquid crystal capacitor in a normal display stage; the control signal output device acquires the data voltage and generates a corresponding charge control signal in accordance with the acquired data voltage in the normal display stage, and transmits the charge control signal to the power supply device in a static display stage; the power supply device charges the liquid crystal capacitor in accordance with the charge control signal, till the voltage difference between the first terminal and the second terminal of the liquid crystal capacitor becomes vdata−vcom.. .
Beijing Boe Display Technology Co., Ltd.

Amoled pixel driving circuit and pixel driving method

The present invention provides an amoled pixel driving circuit and a pixel driving method. The amoled pixel driving circuit utilizes a 5t1c structure driving circuit, comprising a first thin film transistor (t1), a second thin film transistor (t2), a third thin film transistor (t3), a fourth thin film transistor (t4), a fifth thin film transistor (t5), a capacitor (c1) and an organic light emitting diode (d1), and the nth scan signal (scan(n)), the n-1th scan signal (scan(n-1)) and the light emitting control signal (em(n)) are combined with one another, and correspond to an oled activation voltage extracting stage, a program stage and a light emitting stage one after another.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Pessimism reduction in hierarchical blockage aggressors using estimated resistor and capacitor values

A method, system, and computer product for performing a coupled noise analysis in an integrated circuit (ic) design include copying one or more victim circuit sections of a victim circuit in the ic, generating a blockage circuit section that represents a blockage aggressor circuit in the ic, using the copied one or more victim sections of the victim circuit, determining at least one subcircuit from the blockage circuit section, selecting, for a victim pin on the victim circuit, a power-driven virtual node on the at least one subcircuit, applying a power source to the power-driven virtual node on the at least one subcircuit, calculating a coupled noise at the victim pin contributed by the at least one subcircuit in response to the power source being applied, comparing the coupled noise to a threshold noise level, and altering the ic design when the coupled noise exceeds the threshold noise level.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor device and system using the same

A semiconductor device capable of performing product-sum operation is provided. The semiconductor device includes a first memory cell, a second memory cell, and an offset circuit.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Variable-capacitance pressure sensor and real-handwriting stylus

A variable-capacitance pressure sensor and a real-handwriting stylus. The variable-capacitance pressure sensor includes a pressure variable capacitor and a pressure touch switch, and has pressure detection function.
Guangdong Zonghua Touch Control Technology Co. Ltd .

Capacitive discharge circuit for touch sensitive screen

A capacitive discharge circuit includes a line having a capacitance, a switched capacitor circuit including a capacitor, a switched circuit coupled to the line, and a voltage regulator coupled between the switched capacitor circuit and the switched circuit. A controller operates the switched capacitor circuit and switched circuit to in a first phase, charge the capacitor by coupling the capacitor between a common mode and a power supply, and in a second phase, discharge the capacitor by coupling the voltage regulator in series with the capacitor between the power supply node a ground.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Display device including sensor capacitor

A display device may include a first transistor, a light emitting device, a sensor capacitor, and an insulating layer. The light emitting device may be electrically connected to the first transistor and may include a pixel electrode, a common electrode, and a light-emitting member positioned between the pixel electrode and the common electrode.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Array substrate, display panel and liquid crystal display device

The present invention discloses an array substrate, comprising a first storage capacitor and a second storage capacitor, and the first storage capacitor and the second storage capacitor are coupled in parallel to form a total storage capacitor of the array substrate to increase the total storage capacitor of the array substrate, so as to avoid the issues of the cross talk and the image residue due to the over small total storage capacitor for promoting the quality of the array substrate. The present invention further discloses a display panel utilizing the array substrate and a liquid crystal display panel utilizing the array substrate..
Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Voltage source inverter filter with resistor failure detection circuit

A motor drive system output filter includes fault detection. A variable frequency drive (vfd) drives a three phase ac induction motor.
Yaskawa America, Inc.

Sensing device for an electrical system

A sensing device incudes: a housing including an electrical interface and a surface, the surface defining a first connection interface and a second connection interface, the first connection interface configured to connect the housing to a bushing, the second connection interface configured to connect the housing to a separate electrical device, the electrical interface being configured to electrically connect to an electrical conductor of the electrical device; a capacitive voltage sensor including a plurality of capacitors, at least one of the plurality of capacitors being in a first portion of the housing, the at least one capacitor in the first portion of the housing and at least one other capacitor of the plurality of capacitors arranged relative to each other to form a capacitive divider; and a current sensor in a second portion of the housing.. .
Cooper Technologies Company

Apparatus and fastening insulation

Apparatus and methods for fastening insulation to a metal panel are disclosed. One apparatus includes a frame; a capacitor discharge welder; a panel support bar, preferably being non-marring of a metal panel; a hopper for receiving weld pins and the weld pins; plc controls; and a grounding clamp.
Gripnail Corporation

Efficiently delivering acoustic stimulation energy to tissue

A system for delivering an electrical stimulation pulse to tissue comprises a controller-transmitter and a receiver-stimulator. The controller-transmitter includes circuitry having an energy storage capacitor.
Ebr Systems, Inc.

Non-planar on-package via capacitor

Embodiments are generally directed to non-planar on-package via capacitor. An embodiment of an embedded capacitor includes a first plate that is formed in a package via; a dielectric layer that is applied on the first plate; and a second plate that is formed in a cavity in the dielectric layer, wherein the first plate and the second plate are non-planar plates..
Intel Corporation

Ultra-wideband assembly system and method

An ultra-wideband assembly is provided. The assembly includes a non-conductive tapered core having a conductive wire wound on an outer surface of the non-conductive tapered core, a low-frequency inductor coupled to the non-conductive tapered core via the distal end of the conductive wire and configured to allow mounting of the non-conductive tapered core at an angle with respect to the circuit board.
American Technical Ceramics Corp.

Systems and methods for current regulation in light-emitting-diode lighting systems

Systems and methods are provided herein for current regulation. An example system controller includes: a first controller terminal configured to receive an input voltage, the first controller terminal being further configured to allow a first current flowing into the system controller based at least in part on the input voltage in response to one or more switches being closed; a second controller terminal configured to allow the first current to flow out of the system controller through the second controller terminal in response to the one or more switches being closed; a fourth controller terminal coupled to the third controller terminal through a first capacitor, the first capacitor not being any part of the system controller; and an error amplifier configured to generate a compensation signal based at least in part on the current sensing signal, the error amplifier including a second capacitor..
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Dimmable analog ac circuit

An analog ac driven fully dimmable circuit that reduces the gap between peak current and a minimum current to improve dimming properties and provide additional functionality to a lighting device. The circuit provides ancillary circuitry that bypasses an analog step driving section of the circuit without the use of an ancillary transistor.
Once, Inc.

Controlling power to a load with signals along a power line

A circuit, system and method for controlling electrical power to a load, the circuit has a controller with power supply input nodes and a controller data input node. Two power supply input terminals supply electrical power to the circuit.
Lighting And Illumination Technology Experience Limited

Scalable stochastic successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter

Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods using capacitor circuitry to sample a value of an input signal; comparators to compare the value of the input signal with a range of voltage values and provide comparison results; successive approximation register (sar) logic circuitry to generate first bits and second bits based on the comparison results; and circuitry to calculate an average value of a value of the second bits and a value of bits of a portion of the first bits, and to generate output bits representing the value of the input signal, the output bits including bits generated based on the average value.. .
Intel Corporation

Antenna switch circuit with improved harmonic suppression characteristic

An antenna switch circuit includes: a first switch circuit connected between a first signal port for signal transmission and reception and an antenna port, and operated by a first gate signal; and a second switch circuit connected between a second signal port for signal transmission and reception and the antenna port, and operated by a second gate signal. The first switch circuit and/or the second switch circuit includes a first transistor and a second transistor connected in series between the first and second signal ports, a first voltage dividing circuit including a first resistor and a second resistor connected in series between a source and a drain of the first transistor, and a first variable capacitor circuit connected between the first voltage dividing circuit and a body of the first transistor, and having capacitance varying according to a voltage across opposite ends of the first variable capacitor circuit..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Methods and apparatuses for use in tuning reactance in a circuit device

Methods and apparatuses for use in tuning reactance are described. Open loop and closed loop control for tuning of reactances are also described.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Switched capacitor house of cards power amplifier

A circuit topology including stacked power amplifiers (e.g., class d pa cells) in a ladder arranged in a house-of-cards topology such that the number of stacked-domains follows a decaying triangular series n, n−1, n−2, . .
The Regents Of The University Of California

High-linearity cmos wifi rf power amplifiers in wide range of burst signals

An rf power amplifier biasing circuit has a start ramp signal input, a main current source input, an auxiliary current source input, and a circuit output. A ramp-up capacitor is connected to the auxiliary current source input.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Mixer

A mixer includes a transconductance circuit and a mixing circuit. The transconductance circuit includes a capacitor and first and second transconductance modules.
National Chi Nan University

Synchronous buck inverter

A power inverter, such as a synchronous buck power inverter, that is configured with a high frequency switching control having a (pwm) controller and sensing circuit. Controller provides a low frequency oscillating wave to effect switching control on a synchronous-buck circuit portion that includes a plurality of switches to invert every half cycle of the frequency provided by controller.
Jabil Inc.

Method and reconfigurable multicore oscillator

The present disclosure relates to a reconfigurable multicore inductor capacitor (lc) oscillator comprising a plurality of oscillator cores. The oscillator may be configured at run-time, at manufacturing, or at production, which may allow for the tailoring of operating characteristics of the oscillator, such as phase noise, electromagnetic interference, or power consumption, for a specific application after production.
Microsemi Storage Solutions, Inc.

Inverter, for controlling the same

An inverter, a method and a device for controlling the inverter are provided, to improve efficiency of the inverter. The inverter includes a three-level active clamped topology including a first and second bus capacitors and an inverter circuit, the inverter circuit includes a first switch transistor to a sixth switch transistor.
Emerson Network Power Co., Ltd.

Fault control for switched capacitor power converter

Transient or fault conditions for a switched capacitor power converter are detected by measuring one or more of internal voltages and/or currents associated with switching elements (e.g., transistors) or phase nodes, or voltages or currents at terminals of the converter, and based on these measurements detect that a condition has occurred when the measurements deviate from a predetermined range. Upon detection of the condition fault control circuitry alters operation of the converter, for example, by using a high voltage switch to electrically disconnect at least some of the switching elements from one or more terminals of the converter, or by altering timing characteristics of the phase signals..
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Power conversion device

The present disclosure provides a power conversion device for receiving and converting an ac power provided by an ac power source. The power conversion device includes a power conversion circuit and a surge bypass circuit.
Delta Electronics (thailand) Public Company Limited

Power conversion device

A power conversion device including: a power conversion circuit including a voltage control type first semiconductor switching element configured to convert dc power to polyphase ac power; a brake circuit including a voltage control type second semiconductor switching element configured to protect the power conversion circuit from an overvoltage applied to the power conversion circuit; a control circuit configured to control the first semiconductor switching element in the power conversion circuit and the second semiconductor switching element in the brake circuit; and a snubber circuit including a resistor and a capacitor that are connected between a negative potential side of the power conversion circuit and a negative potential side of the control circuit and are configured to suppress a surge voltage.. .
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Power receiver and power transmitting system

A power receiver includes: a secondary-side resonant coil configured to receive electric power from a primary-side resonant coil through magnetic field resonance generated; a capacitor inserted in series in a resonant coil part of the secondary-side resonant coil; a series circuit, coupled in parallel with the capacitor, of a first switch and a second switch; a first rectifier coupled in parallel with the first switch, the first rectifier having a first rectification direction; a second rectifier coupled in parallel with the second switch and having a second rectification direction; a detector configured to detect the electric power received by the secondary-side resonant coil; and a controller configured to adjust phases of a first signal for switching on/off the first switch and of a second signal for switching on/off the second switch to adjust an amount of the electric power received by the secondary-side resonant coil.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Inductive power transmitter

An inductive power transmitter 2 comprising: a power transmitting coil 7 configured to receive an ac voltage; a capacitor 305 configured to connect in series with the coil 7; and a switch 303 configured to connect in series with the coil 7; wherein the switch 303 is switched based on a variable control effort parameter vctrl configured to determine the current through the coil 7.. .
Powerbyproxi Limited

Systems and methods for discharging an ac input capacitor with automatic detection

System and method for discharging a capacitor. An example system includes a signal detector and a discharge control component.
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Electrostatic discharge power clamp with fail-safe design

An electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes a power clamp device, a timing circuit including a first resistor, a first capacitor that is connected with the first resistor at a first node, and a second capacitor that is connected to a second node, a logic gate including a first input connected with the first node, a second input connected with the second node, and an output connected with the power clamp device, and a decoder device connected with a first address pin and a second address pin. The first address pin and the second address pin are used to detect the power clamp device switching on at time of power on and draining current..
International Business Machines Corporation

Electrostatic discharge device with fail-safe design

An electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes a transistor device, a first timing circuit including a first resistor and a first capacitor that is connected with the first resistor at a first node, a second timing circuit including a second resistor and a second capacitor that is connected with the second resistor at a second node, and a logic gate including a first input connected with the first node, a second input coupled with the second node, and an output connected with the transistor device.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Cross-domain esd protection circuit

An esd protection circuit includes: a first current path switch arranged in a parallel connection with a first circuit and turned off when a first node voltage is at a logic high level; a first node for providing the first node voltage; a resister element coupled between a first power terminal and the first node; a mos capacitor coupled between the first node and a first fixed-voltage terminal; a second current path switch arranged in a parallel connection with a second circuit and controlled by a second node voltage; a switch control circuit for providing the second node voltage; and a node voltage control circuit for controlling the first node voltage according to the second node voltage to ensure the first current path switch is turned off when the first power terminal supplies power to the first circuit while the second power terminal supplies power to the second circuit.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Electrochemical solid carbon-sulfur li-ion or na-ion based device and uses thereof

The disclosure includes layered electrochemical solid devices, in particular a supercapacitor and or a battery solid carbon-sulfur li-ion or na-ion glassy electrolyte-based device. The disclosure includes a layered electrochemical solid device including a positive electrode current collector including aluminum, a positive electrode including sulfur, a glass electrolyte, and carbon, the glass electrolyte, a negative electrode including a carbonaceous material, and a negative electrode current collector including copper.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Separator-integrated electrode plate and capacitor element

A separator-integrated electrode plate includes a current collecting sheet; an active material layer provided on the current collecting sheet, and a separator layer provided on the active material layer and configured to allow ions in electrolyte to pass through. The separator layer includes a polyimide layer provided on the active material layer and made of polyimide that has been melted in a solvent and then deposited as a film, and a polyolefin particle layer provided on the polyimide layer and made of polyolefin resin particles accumulated on the polyimide layer, the polyolefin resin particles having a melting point of 140° c.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Three capacitor stack and associated methods

A three capacitor stack and associated methods are shown. An exemplary capacitor device may include a first capacitor stack that includes a first plurality of layers of reference electrodes interleaved with first capacitor electrodes, a second capacitor stack on the first capacitor stack that includes a second plurality of layers of reference electrodes interleaved with second capacitor electrodes, and a third capacitor stack on the second capacitor stack that includes a reference electrode and a third capacitor electrode.
Intel Corporation

Display device, driving the same, and electronic apparatus

A display device including a pixel array unit having a matrix of pixels each configured such that an anode electrode of an organic electroluminescent element is connected to a source electrode of a drive transistor, a gate electrode of the drive transistor is connected to a source or drain electrode of a writing transistor, and a storage capacitor is connected between the gate and source electrodes of the drive transistor, scanning lines and power supply lines for individual pixel rows, and signal lines for individual pixel columns. A video signal reference potential is supplied to the signal lines for a period during which a scanning signal is supplied to the scanning lines during driving of pixels in a preceding row.
Sony Corporation

Thin-film transistor array substrate and manufacturing method thereof

A thin-film transistor (tft) array substrate includes a tft arrangement and a storage capacitor. A gate insulation layer has a portion interposed between two electrode plates of the storage capacitor and thinner than a remaining portion of the gate insulation layer and thus, the thickness of insulation between the electrode plates of the storage capacitor is reduced so that the area of the opposite surfaces of the capacitor can be made smaller and an increased aperture ratio can be achieved..
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co Ltd.

Display device and manufacturing method thereof

A display device includes a scan line extending primarily in a first direction, disposed on a substrate, and transmitting a scan signal, a data line extending primarily in a second direction intersecting the first direction and transmitting a data signal, a driving voltage line extending primarily in the second direction and transmitting a driving voltage, a plurality of transistors including first and second transistors, wherein the second transistor is connected to the scan line and the data line, and the first transistor is connected to the second transistor, a light emitting element connected to the plurality of transistors, and a storage capacitor disposed between the substrate and an active pattern of the first transistor, the storage capacitor including a first electrode disposed on the substrate and a second electrode at least partially overlapping the first electrode. A first insulating layer is disposed between the first and second electrodes..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Cross-domain esd protection circuit

An esd protection circuit includes: a first current path switch arranged in a parallel connection with a first circuit and turned off when a first node voltage is at a logic low level; a first node for providing the first node voltage; a resister element coupled between a first power terminal and the first node; a mos capacitor coupled between the first node and a first fixed-voltage terminal; a second current path switch arranged in a parallel connection with a second circuit and controlled by a second node voltage; a switch control circuit for providing the second node voltage; and a node voltage control circuit for controlling the first node voltage according to the second node voltage to ensure the first current path switch is turned off when the first power terminal supplies power to the first circuit while the second power terminal supplies power to the second circuit.. .
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Interface structures and methods for forming same

A stacked and electrically interconnected structure is disclosed. The stacked structure can include a first element comprising a first contact pad and a second element comprising a second contact pad.
Invensas Bonding Technologies, Inc.

Semiconductor device and display device

Provided is a semiconductor device that includes: an integrated circuit (ic) chip including a terminal array that is a matrix of terminals arranged in at least seven rows and at least seven columns, the terminals including a reference terminal to which a reference voltage is applied; a capacitor electrically connected to the reference terminal; and a substrate including one main surface as a mounting surface on which the ic chip and the capacitor are mounted. The ic chip is an application specific integrated circuit (asic) chip or a field-programmable gate array (fpga) chip.
Joled Inc.

Fabric supercapacitor

Fabric supercapacitors are disclosed herein. The fabric supercapacitor can include an ion permeable separator layer having two opposed surfaces; two electrode layers disposed on the opposed surfaces of the ion permeable separator layer; and two conducting layers disposed on outer surfaces of the two electrode layers and opposite the ion permeable separator layer.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Electrochemical capacitor

A low-cost electrochemical capacitor is provided which has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability, and has the basic performance as a capacitor, achieved in that, as the electrolyte between a negative electrode and a positive electrode, a solution of an ambient temperature molten salt and a specific polyether copolymer is allowed to gel using a specific photoreaction initiator and is held between the two electrodes. This low-cost electrochemical capacitor has the basic performance of a capacitor, has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics without use of a separator, and simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability..
Osaka Soda Co., Ltd.

Cord-yarn structured supercapacitor

Cord-yarn supercapacitors are disclosed herein. The cord-yarn supercapacitor can include two or more ply yarns twisted together and an electrolyte.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

Capacitor component

A capacitor component includes multilayer ceramic capacitors and an interposer board on which the multilayer ceramic capacitors are mounted. The interposer board is provided with four or more lands that are electrically connected to the corresponding external electrodes of the multilayer ceramic capacitors, an input terminal, and an output terminal, and each of the four or more lands is electrically connected to one of the input terminal and the output terminal..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Magnetic capacitor

An apparatus for storing an electrical energy comprising: a first conductive electrode, a second conductive electrode, an isolative layer disposed between the first and second conductive electrodes, a first magnetic layer disposed between the isolative layer and the first conductive electrode, and a second magnetic layer disposed between the isolative layer and the second conductive electrode, wherein the isolative layer comprising at least: a first sublayer having a band gap equal or more than 5 ev, and a second sublayer having the band gap less than 5 ev.. .

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing the same

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes a laminate in which dielectric layers and internal electrodes are alternately stacked, and a pair of external electrodes provided on the corresponding surfaces of the laminate. The laminate includes first and second principal surfaces facing each other in its thickness direction, first and second end surfaces facing each other in its lengthwise direction, and first and second side surfaces facing each other in its width direction.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Miniature inductors and related circuit components and methods of making same

New types of circuit elements for integrated circuits include structures wherein a thickness dimension is much greater than a width dimension and is more closely spaced than the width dimension in order to attain a tight coupling condition. The structure is suitable to form inductors, capacitors, transmission lines and low impedance power distribution networks in integrated circuits.
Lonestar Inventions, L.p.

High stability shift register with adjustable pulse width

The present invention discloses a high stability shift register with adjustable pulse width to be achieved by a circuit structure through purely n-type transistors or purely p-type transistors. The structure comprises eight thin film transistors and a capacitor, and uses the 8t1c structure as a repeating unit.
Int Tech Co., Ltd.

Fingerprint capturing device

The present invention provides a fingerprint capturing device comprising a capacitor sensing module, for receiving a finger press to generate a reference signal according to the finger press, wherein the capacitor sensing module comprises a capturing platform and a sensing electrode; an image sensing module, connected to the capacitor sensing module, for activating a lighting component to emit a light beam after the capacitor sensing module generates the reference signal, so as to generate a fingerprint image of the finger. The hybrid fingerprint capturing device provided by the present invention can effectively reduce power consumption of fingerprint recognition device when capturing fingerprint, and have an advantage of improving more comfortable usage scenarios to users..
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Method of constructing and simulating equivalent circuit for capacitor, and simulation device therefor

In a capacitor equivalent circuit model for when a dc voltage is superimposed on a signal, using an equivalent circuit for when the dc voltage is not applied as a baseline, a voltage-controlled current source or voltage source that adjusts the signal in accordance with the superimposed dc voltage is substituted with a portion that represents the capacitance of the equivalent circuit. The voltage-controlled current source or voltage source is then modeled using a current or voltage approximation formula that describes the change in the signal resulting from the changes in the characteristics of the capacitor due to superimposition of the dc voltage, and a device that represents the capacitance of the equivalent circuit behaves similar to a variable device due to superimposition of the dc voltage.
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Circuit for low-dropout regulator output

An output circuit at the output of an ldo regulator has two fets (field-effect transistors), a current source and a capacitor. The first fet is connected to the ldo output and a second voltage supply.
Kilopass Technology, Inc.

Semiconductor device and electronic device

A semiconductor device with an improved aperture ratio is provided. Furthermore, a semiconductor device having lower power consumption is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Sensor for detecting a state of a fluid within a microfluidic plate, system for controlling a preparation of a sample including a fluid and detecting a state of a fluid within a microfluidic plate

A sensor (100) for detecting a state of a fluid within a microfluidic plate (120) is disclosed. The sensor (100) comprises at least a first planar electrode (102) and a second planar electrode (104) arranged parallel to one another so as to form an electric capacitor (106).
Roche Molecular System, Inc.

Electromechanical ladder

An electromechanical ladder to raise and lower a step is provided that includes: (i) a front frame, (ii) a collapsible rear frame, (iii) one or more expandable brace members, (iv) a set of two or more wheels, (v) a first hand rail, (vi) a second hand rail, (vii) a first function button, (viii) a second function button, (ix) a first lead screw, (x) a second lead screw, (xi) a compartment, (xii) a reversible motor, (xiii) a sprocket, (xiv) a first drive chain, and (xv) a second drive chain. The step couples in between the front frame and the collapsible rear frame.

Method and power extraction in a pre-existing ac wiring infrastructure

A method and apparatus for extracting power in a switch location, and in a load location for use in a pre-existing infrastructure of switching ac power to a lamp (or other load) via a two terminal switch device. The switch is replaced with a module including a first controlled switch (such as a triac or relay) and a first impedance (such as a capacitor) connected in parallel, and another module including a second controlled switch (such as a triac or relay) and a second impedance (such as a capacitor) connected in parallel, is installed at the load location.
Cmoo Systems Ltd.

Kone Corporation

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Plasma generation apparatus and high-frequency power source

A plasma generation apparatus includes a chamber, a high-frequency power source, a magnetic field generator and a parallel capacitor. The chamber has an inner, toroidal-shaped electric discharge space.
Daihen Corporation

Electronic circuit for driving led strings so as to reduce the light flicker

Led strings cascaded to one another are driven by an electronic circuit that includes regulation modules and a brightness-compensation module. The regulation modules carry out in sequence a current-regulation phase, in which they regulate the current that flows in the corresponding led strings.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Power supply induction heating

A power supply apparatus for induction heating is provided. The power supply apparatus includes a smoothing filter configured to smooth a pulsating current of dc power output from a dc power supply, and an inverter configured to convert the dc power that has been smoothed by the smoothing filter into ac power.
Neturen Co., Ltd.

Image sensors having dark pixels

An imaging sensor may include an array of imaging pixels and at least two rows of dark pixels. Each imaging pixel may include a photodiode that generates charge in response to incident light.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Image reader device, and semiconductor device

Each of a plurality of image reader chips included in an image reader device includes: a readout circuit that reads out a pixel signal output from a pixel portion; a transfer interconnect; an output circuit that outputs the pixel signal; a capacitor that is selectively connected between the transfer interconnect and the output circuit; and a constant voltage circuit. The constant voltage circuit is selectively connected to a first terminal of the capacitor via the output circuit..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Radio frequency flash adc circuits

A system and method for sampling an rf signal are described. The system comprises a plurality of capacitors, a plurality of resistors, and a sampling circuit.
Maxlinear Asia Singapore Pte Ltd

Dac capacitor array, sar analog-to-digital converter and reducing power consumption thereof

The present disclosure relates to a method for reducing power consumption, including: connecting one terminal of each capacitor in a first and a second capacitor array of an sar adc to a first reference voltage via a corresponding primary switch, connecting the other terminal of the capacitors to a positive-terminal analog input signal and a negative-terminal analog input signal respectively via a corresponding multiplexer to complete sampling; determining a value of a most-significant bit by comparing an output voltage of the first capacitor array with an output voltage of the second capacitor array, maintaining or adjusting a reference voltage connected to the other terminal of each capacitor according to the value of the most-significant bit, and determining values of a second-most-significant bit and a least-significant bit by comparing the output voltage of the first capacitor array with the output voltage of the second capacitor array.. .
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. , Ltd.

Circuit sommateur

A summing circuit, including a capacitor, a switching circuit capable of connecting the capacitor between a first node (ana) and a second node (ref), between a third node and the second node in a first connection direction or between the third node and the second node in a second connection direction, an integrator coupled to the third node, a hysteresis comparator coupled to the output of the integrator, and a counter coupled to the output of the hysteresis comparator.. .
Commissariat à L'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives

Equal coupling common mode inductor apparatus and use thereof

The invention comprises an electrical system apparatus for processing three-phase power, comprising: a first, second, and third inductor connected on a first end to a first common magnetic field carrying plate and connected on a second end to a second common magnetic field carrying plate, where the three inductors are equidistant from each other and/or equidistance from a central axis, which yields an equal coupling common mode inductor-capacitor based filtering apparatus. Generally, inductor placement symmetry and/or equal magnetic field permeabilities between each pair of the three inductors balances magnetic fields within each inductor at each point of time, where each of the three inductors is connected to a single phase of three-phase power, the three phases offset from each other by one-third of a period..
Ctm Magnetics, Inc.

Dual-mode filtering actuator driver apparatus, systems and methods

In an actuator driver array, each actuator driver includes a transition stage to initiate a state change of a driver output signal, a static stage to maintain the state change, and an isolation resistor to couple the driver output signal to an output node of the actuator driver during a static mode. In an array of pad capacitors, each pad capacitor has: a first terminal at a connector pad communicatively coupled to the output node; and a second terminal coupled to an rf ground rail.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Feedback compensated oscillator

An oscillator produces an oscillator output signal usable as a clock signal, otherwise as a frequency reference on an integrated circuit. The oscillator includes an rc network with a voltage-controlled element, such as a voltage-controlled resistor, voltage-controlled capacitor or a combination including a voltage-controlled resistor and voltage-controlled capacitor.
Macronix International Co., Ltd.

Motor driver having function of detecting insulation resistance

In a motor driver of the present invention, voltage and current values measured by a voltage and current detector and a voltage value measured by a voltage detector are determined as first measurement results, in the state of turning on semiconductor switching elements connected between a positive terminal of a capacitor and motor coils. Voltage and current values measured by the voltage and current detector and a voltage value measured by the voltage detector are determined as second measurement results, in the state of, as to a group a, turning on a semiconductor switching element connected between the positive terminal of the capacitor and the motor coil, and as to a group b, turning on semiconductor switching elements connected between a negative terminal of the capacitor and the motor coil.
Fanuc Corporation

Systems and methods for enhancing dynamic response of power conversion systems

System and method for regulating a power conversion system. For example, a system controller for regulating a power conversion system includes an amplifier, a variable-resistance component, a capacitor, and a modulation and drive component.
On-bright Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Differential charge pump

A dc-to-dc voltage converter comprising a differential charge pump that utilizes a differential clocking scheme to reduce output electrical noise by partial cancellation of charge pump glitches (voltage transients), and a corresponding method of operating a differential charge pump. The differential charge pump can be characterized as having at least two charge pump sections that initiate charge pumping in opposite phases of a clock signal to transfer (pump) charge to storage capacitors.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation

Embedded charge pump voltage regulator

Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for implementing a voltage regulator. The voltage regulator includes a power field effect transistor (fet) comprising a gate terminal.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Reduction of electrical size of bulk capacitors in mobile power supplies

A capacitor input circuit for a mobile power supply includes a bulk capacitor and a switch. The switch connects the bulk capacitor to receive a rectified ac voltage from a rectifier when an ac line voltage input to the mobile power supply is lower than a threshold voltage.
Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation

A flyback converter with a snubber circuit

A flyback converter (21) for use in a power supply for an electric actuator system comprises a snubber circuit with a snubber capacitor (23) for accumulating energy stored in a leakage inductance of a flyback transformer (4) when a primary current (iprim) is switched off. The snubber circuit further comprises a controllable switching element (24) in series with the snubber capacitor (23) with a control terminal connected to a voltage reference.
Linak A/s

Four-port power electronic transformer based on hybrid modular multilevel converter

Disclosed in the present invention is a four-port power electronic transformer based on a hybrid modular multilevel converter (mmcs). The four-port power electronic transformer includes a hybrid mmc, direct current (dc)/dc converters, and an inverter.
Southeast University

Wireless power receiving device and wireless power transmission device

A wireless power receiving device, for wirelessly receiving electric power from a wireless power feeding device, includes: a power receiving side resonant circuit having a power receiving coil wirelessly receiving power from a power feeding side and a power receiving side resonant capacitor; a rectifier circuit in which the power received by the power receiving coil is rectified to be output to a load; a power receiving side voltage detecting portion for detecting the output voltage of the rectifier circuit; a short circuit having a switching element connected between an output portion of the power receiving side resonant circuit and an output portion of the rectifier circuit, and a rectifying element inserted between the output portion of the power receiving side resonant circuit and the switching element; and a controlling circuit which operates the switching element when a value of the output voltage exceeds a preset reference voltage value.. .
Tdk Corporation

Resonant rectifier circuit with capacitor sensing

A wireless power transfer system using a resonant rectifier circuit with capacitor sensing. A wireless power transfer system includes a power receiver resonant circuit and a synchronous rectifier.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Voltage regulator systems configured to control input voltage

Voltage regulator systems include, in part, a regulator comprising an input terminal and an output terminal, wherein the regulator is configured to receive an input voltage from an adapter at the input terminal and provide an output voltage at the output terminal, wherein the regulator comprises at least one switched capacitor regulator operating in a first conversion mode corresponding to a first conversion factor. The voltage regulator systems also include a controller configured to control an operation of the regulator, wherein the controller is configured to determine when a conversion ratio of the regulator is greater than the first conversion factor, and, in response, to send a request to the adapter to decrease the input voltage..
Lion Semiconductor Inc.

Integrated circuit and operation method thereof

An integrated circuit (ic) and an operation method thereof are provided. The ic includes a first voltage rail, a second voltage rail, an electrostatic discharge (esd) clamp circuit, a capacitor and a resistive element.
Ali Corporation

Antenna structure

An antenna structure including a metal element, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a feeding element and an adjustment element is provided. The metal element has an open slot, and the open slot has an open end, a first slot and a second slot.
Compal Electronics, Inc.

Antenna of electronic device

An antenna of an electronic device is provided, which includes a radiator including at least part of a metal housing of the electronic device; a capacitor connected to the radiator; a feeding part connected to the radiator; and a ground part connected to the capacitor.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Making channeled electrodes for batteries and capacitors

The anode and/or the cathode of a lithium-transporting or sodium-transporting electrochemical battery cell or capacitor cell are formed of small (micrometer-size) electrode material particles having one or more channels extending through substantially each electrode particle. The through-channels are formed in the electrode particles as the particles are being formed from precursor materials.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Display device

A display device having an improved display characteristics and reduced manufacturing cost is provided. The display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged on a surface of a substrate.
Japan Display Inc.

Apparatus and a low loss coupling capacitor

Embodiments are provided herein for low loss coupling capacitor structures. The embodiments include a n-type varactor (nvar) configuration and p-type varactor (pvar) configuration.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device comprising a first transistor, a second insulating film, a conductive film, and a capacitor is provided. The first transistor comprises a first oxide semiconductor film, a gate insulating film over the first oxide semiconductor film, and a gate electrode over the gate insulating film.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

On-chip mim capacitor

A method for forming an on-chip capacitor with complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) devices includes forming a first capacitor electrode between gate structures in a capacitor region while forming contacts to source and drain (s/d) regions in a cmos region. Gate structures are cut in the cmos region and the capacitor region by etching a trench across the gate structures and filling the trench with a dielectric material.
International Business Machines Corporation

Vertical mim capacitor

Vertical metal-insulator-metal (mim) capacitors include a metal conductor including a sidewall; a high k dielectric layer on the sidewall of the metal conductor; and a vertically oriented metal layer on the high k dielectric layer. Also disclosed are methods for fabricating the vertical mim capacitor, wherein a single patterning/mask process can used to fabricate the vertical mim capacitor structure..
International Business Machines Corporation

Capacitive structure in a semiconductor device having reduced capacitance variability

A capacitor, such as an n-well capacitor, in a semiconductor device includes a floating semiconductor region, which allows a negative biasing of the channel region of the capacitor while suppressing leakage into the depth of the substrate. In this manner, n-well-based capacitors may be provided in the device level and may have a substantially flat capacitance/voltage characteristic over a moderately wide range of voltages.
Globalfoundries Inc.

Apparatuses and methods for semiconductor circuit layout

Apparatuses including compensation capacitors are described. An example apparatus includes: first, second and third capacitors arranged such that the second capacitor is sandwiched between the first and third capacitors, each of the first, second and third capacitors including first and second electrodes.
Micron Technology, Inc.

Display device

A display device is provided including a plurality of pixels, wherein the plurality of pixels is arranged in a matrix form, wherein each of the plurality of pixels has an emission region and a transparent region, and wherein the emission region has a light-emitting element, and the transparent region has at least a part of a storage capacitor having transparency and is covered with at least one electrode of the storage capacitor, a first electrode covers the plurality of pixels, a light-emitting layer is arranged below the first electrode, a second electrode is arranged below the light-emitting layer, and the storage capacitor includes the first electrode.. .
Japan Display Inc.

Radiation-hard mos pixel sensor

According to the invention, a mos capacitor is used as a switchable capacitor, wherein the gate electrode is connected to the voltage that is to be read out. Semiconductor-side contacts of the mos capacitor are used to apply a switching control signal that allows the effective capacitance of the mos capacitor to be selected and being radiation-hard for damaging x-ray radiation..

Semiconductor arrangement with capacitor and fabricating the same

A semiconductor arrangement includes an active region including a semiconductor device. The semiconductor arrangement includes a capacitor.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited

On-chip mim capacitor

A method for forming an on-chip capacitor with complementary metal oxide semiconductor (cmos) devices includes forming a first capacitor electrode between gate structures in a capacitor region while forming contacts to source and drain (s/d) regions in a cmos region. Gate structures are cut in the cmos region and the capacitor region by etching a trench across the gate structures and filling the trench with a dielectric material.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor device

In a circuit substrate, a plurality of first microstrip lines connect outputs of a plurality of circuit patterns containing a parallel capacitor to a plurality of first output pads respectively. A plurality of second wires connect the first output pads of the circuit substrate to inputs of a plurality of transistor cells of a semiconductor substrate respectively.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

High-performance supercapacitors based on metal nanowire yarns

An energy-storage device is formed from a first and a second yarn, each yarn including a plurality of nanowires including aluminum and/or a transition metal. An anode pad is in contact with the first yarn and a cathode pad is in contact with the second yarn.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Electrochemical capacitor

A low-cost electrochemical capacitor is provided which has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability, and has the basic performance as a capacitor, achieved in that between a negative electrode and a positive electrode, a solution of a specific polyether copolymer, an inorganic or organic filler, and an electrolyte salt is selected as appropriate as the electrolyte and is held between the two electrodes. This low-cost electrochemical capacitor has the basic performance of a capacitor, has high capacity and excellent charging and discharging characteristics, and simultaneously has excellent safety and reliability..
Osaka Soda Co., Ltd.

Asymmetric electrical double-layer capacitor using electrochemical activated carbon

An asymmetric supercapacitor includes a negative electrode made of a first carbon, a positive electrode made of a soft carbon, a separator and an electrolyte. The separator is disposed in between the negative and positive electrodes.
Delta Electronics, Inc.

Electrolytic capacitor and manufacturing same

An electrolytic capacitor includes an anode body having a dielectric layer on a surface of the anode body, a cathode body, and an electrolytic solution interposed between the anode body and the cathode body. The electrolytic solution contains a first ester compound and a second ester compound.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Power factor correction capacitors

An apparatus includes a case capable of receiving a plurality of capacitive elements, each capacitor element having at least two capacitors, and each capacitor having a capacitive value. The apparatus also includes a cover assembly with a peripheral edge secured to the case.
American Radionic Company, Inc.

Film capacitor, combination type capacitor, inverter, and electric vehicle

A film capacitor includes a wound body in which a dielectric film and an electrode film are wound; and a pair of external electrodes provided respectively on a pair of end faces positioned in an axial direction of the wound body. The dielectric film includes an electrode-free portion provided on one end side in a width direction, continuously in a longitudinal direction of the dielectric film.
Kyocera Corporation

Multilayer capacitor and board having the same

A multilayer capacitor includes a body including dielectric layers, and first and second internal electrodes alternately disposed with respective dielectric layers interposed therebetween, first and second groove parts formed in external surfaces of the body in a first direction in which the dielectric layers are stacked, having at least one corner, and contacting the first and second internal electrodes, respectively, and first and second connection electrodes disposed in the first and second groove parts, respectively, and electrically connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer capacitor and manufacturing method thereof

A multilayer capacitor includes a body including dielectric layers and first and second internal electrodes alternately disposed with dielectric layers interposed therebetween. First and second external electrodes are on the body and connected to the first and second internal electrodes, respectively.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

Multilayer ceramic capacitor and manufacturing multilayer ceramic capacitor

A multilayer ceramic capacitor includes: a first and a second external electrodes; internal electrode layers that are alternately connected to the first and the second external electrodes; and dielectric layers including a ceramic material as a main component, wherein a d20% diameter of the ceramic material of an end margin region, in which internal electrode layers connected to one of the first external electrode and the second external electrode face with each other and does not face with internal electrode layers connected to the other, is smaller than that of a capacity region in which internal electrode layers connected to different external electrodes face with each other and a d80% diameter of the ceramic material of the end margin region is larger than that of the capacity region, or 1/(log d80−log d20) of the ceramic material of the capacity region is larger than that of the end margin region.. .
Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

Pixel unit structure of organic light emitting diode display panel and driving mechanism thereof

A pixel unit structure of an organic light emitting diode display panel includes a switch transistor, a storage capacitor, an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a first control circuit, and a second control circuit. The organic light emitting diode is controlled by the driving transistor and the first control circuit to emit light.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Led display device and driving the same

An led display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The led display device includes a plurality of pixel units being coupled to the row and column lines.
Chipone Technology (beijing) Co.

Radio-frequency front-end circuit combining rectification and load modulation and passive radio-frequency tag

The present invention discloses a radio-frequency (rf) front-end circuit combining functions of rectification and load modulation and a passive rf tag including thereof. The rf front-end circuit includes a first modulation unit arranged at an output of a rectifier circuit and a second modulation unit arranged between a first and a second end of an antenna coil.
Wuxi Excelio Technology Co., Ltd

Capacitive sensing circuit

A capacitive sensing circuit (10) includes a sample-and-hold circuit (sh) coupled to the contact capacitor (cf); an integrating circuit (100) coupled to the sample-and-hold circuit (sh); a comparator (comp) coupled to the integrating circuit (100); a counter (cntr) coupled to a comparison output terminal and configured to accumulate a cumulative number (nout) of transitions of the comparator (comp); a voltage boost circuit (104) coupled to the integrating circuit (100) and configured to add a specific value (vk) to an integrating output voltage (vout) when the comparator (comp) performs a transition; and a logic circuit (102) coupled to the counter (cntr), where the logic circuit (102) outputs an integration time (tout) of the integrating circuit (100) when the cumulative number is equal to a predetermined number (nth), and the integration time (tout) correlates with a capacitance value of the contact capacitor (cf).. .
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Capacitive sensing circuit

A capacitive sensing circuit (10) includes a sample-and-hold circuit (sh) coupled to a contact capacitor (cf); an integrating circuit (100) coupled to the sample-and-hold circuit (sh); a comparator (comp) including a first input terminal coupled to the integrating circuit (100), a second input terminal for receiving a reference voltage (vref), and a comparison output terminal for outputting a comparison output voltage (vcmp); a logic circuit (102) coupled to the comparison output terminal, where the logic circuit (102) outputs an integration time (tout) of the integrating circuit (100) when the comparison output voltage (vcmp) indicates that the comparator (comp) performs a transition, where the integration time (tout) correlates with a capacitance value of the contact capacitor (cf).. .
Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd.

Capacitive fingerprint sensor

The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensor, and the capacitive fingerprint sensor includes: a fingerprint sensor electrode for sensing a fingerprint of a human body; a first transistor of which a current or an output voltage is changed according to a voltage change of capacitive coupling formed by fingerprint capacitance formed when a fingerprint contacts the fingerprint sensor electrode and coupling capacitance formed for capacitive coupling; a fifth transistor that resets a gate electrode of the first transistor and applies capacitive coupling to the gate electrode of the first transistor through a coupling pulse; a second transistor of which a current or an output voltage is changed due to a difference in the current flowing through the first transistor and a gate voltage is maintained by a capacitor; a third transistor that resets a gate electrode of the second transistor; and a fourth transistor that controls a current flowing through the second transistor or an output voltage of the second transistor and transmits the controlled current or output voltage to a readout circuit.. .
Silicon Display Technology

Method and device for reducing radio frequency interference of proximity and touch detection in mobile devices

A proximity sensor has a sensing node. A radio frequency signal is received at the sensing node.
Semtech Corporation

Semiconductor device

A variable capacitor is formed from a pair of electrodes and a dielectric interposed between the electrodes over a substrate, and an external input is detected by changing capacitance of the variable capacitor by a physical or electrical force. Specifically, a variable capacitor and a sense amplifier are provided over the same substrate, and the sense amplifier reads the change of capacitance of the variable capacitor and transmits a signal in accordance with the input to a control circuit..
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Distance measuring device

A technique for decreasing attenuation of emitted pulsed light with a pulse width of 2 ns or less is provided. A light emitting circuit configured to emit pulsed light includes a boosting block, a laser diode, a wiring, a charge capacitor with its end connected to the wiring, and a switching element configured to be turned on or off to apply voltage to the laser diode.
Topcon Corporation

Parameter identification circuit, method and power supply system applying the same

A parameter identification circuit for a digital power converter having an inductor and a capacitor, can include: an inductor parameter circuit that receives an inductor current of the inductor, a capacitor voltage of the capacitor, a duty cycle in a start-up stage, and a predetermined inductor current, where the inductor parameter circuit obtains an inductor parameter according to an integrated value of the capacitor voltage, an integrated value of the duty cycle in the start-up stage, and the predetermined inductor current, when the inductor current rises to a level of the predetermined inductor current; and a capacitor parameter circuit that receives the inductor current, the capacitor voltage, and a predetermined capacitor voltage, where the capacitor parameter circuit obtains a capacitor parameter according to an integrated value of the inductor current and the predetermined capacitor voltage when the capacitor voltage rises to a level of the predetermined capacitor voltage.. .
Silergy Semiconductor Technology (hangzhou) Ltd

Method and estimating an rms current of an intermediate circuit capacitor for an inverter

The invention provides a method and an apparatus for estimating an rms current (ic,rms) of an intermediate circuit capacitor (czwk) for a complete system of a battery (1), an inverter (9) and an n-phase electrical machine (6), wherein, in the complete system, the inverter (9) converts a dc power received from the battery (1) for the purpose of energizing the electrical machine with n phase currents, and wherein the rms current (ic,rms) of the intermediate circuit capacitor to be estimated is calculated according to a calculation rule which is supplied with predefined switching times (tlow,off, thigh,off) of the n phases of the electrical machine, measured phase currents (isu, isv, isw) of n-1 phases or n phases of the electrical machine and a predefined battery direct current (ibatt) as input variables. This makes it possible to exactly estimate the rms current (ic,rms) of an intermediate circuit capacitor for any desired pulse patterns for controlling the inverter..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Current sense amplifier architecture and level shifter

A high side current sensing amplifier architecture is simplified and improved over prior art current sensing amplifier circuits by using chopping only, without requiring auto-zeroing, and by using a simpler (and faster) switched capacitor filter instead of an auto-zeroing integrator filter. Also, vip (positive dc sense node) is merged with the vddhv (power supply) node, such that the integrated circuit package requires only a single node (package pin) to accommodate both the vip and vddhv connections for the current sensing amplifier circuit, resulting in being able to use a smaller integrated circuit package.
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Making of organic nanobiomimetic memristor and memcapacitors and its applications in dual sensing of a biomarker in neurodegenerative diseases thereto

An organic memristor/memcapacitor device comprises a biomimetic membrane attached on the surface of an electrode forming variable size toroidal matrix cross-linked to derivative cyclodextrin polymers forming cross bars, that facilitate a dual functioning biosensor characteristics which enabled to detecting voltage and current changes of a biomarker β-amyloid (aβ) in pm concentration that direct linked to alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases under reagent-less, tracer-free and antibody-free conditions in biological fluid specimens.. .

Automatic storage facility vehicles and providing power

A second bank of capacitors to provide energy to charge the shuttle first bank of capacitors, via the connector organs, when the shuttle is carried by, and connected to the transfer cart.. .

Power converter

A power converter may include a smoothing capacitor for a high voltage power source; a discharge circuit for the smoothing capacitor, a controller configured to control the discharge circuit by receiving power via a main power line and a backup power line from a sub-power source; a first switch, arranged on the backup power line, and configured to connect the controller to the sub-power source when a controlling voltage, which is higher than a threshold voltage, is applied to an input terminal of the first switch from the controller, and cut off the controller from the sub-power source when the controlling voltage falls; a voltage retaining capacitor connected between the input terminal and a ground; a second switch controlled by the controller, connected between the input terminal and the ground. An external switch is arranged on the main power line.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Liquid ejecting apparatus, drive circuit, and driving method

A drive circuit which drives a capacitive load on the basis of a drive signal output from a node includes a first wire; a second wire; an amplification unit; a capacitor and a resistance element; a determination unit which determines whether or not a voltage of a differentiated drive signal is within a predetermined range in case where a magnitude of a voltage change of the signal is less than or equal to a threshold; and a voltage output unit which amplifies the a voltage of the signal by a predetermined multiple, for example, one time, and outputs the amplified signal toward the node in a case where it is determined that the voltage of the differentiated drive signal is within the predetermined range.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Image sensing circuit and method capable of obtaining higher image brightness dynamic range

An image sensing circuit includes floating node, switch circuit, capacitor(s), and counting circuit. The floating node receives image electric charge from a photosensitive pixel.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

Image sensors with stacked photodiodes

Electronic devices may include high dynamic range (hdr) complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (cmos) image sensor arrays that are illuminated from the back side of the substrate and operate in a rolling shutter (rs) scanning mode. An image sensor may include stacked chips to improve image sensor performance.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Ratio-metric self-capacitance-to-code convertor

A circuit, system, and method for converting self capacitance to a digital value may include a pair of charge transfer circuits, each including a switch network, a sensor capacitor or modulation capacitor, and an integration capacitor may be coupled to a comparator to produce a data signal representative of the capacitance of the sensor capacitor of one of the charge transfer circuits. The data signal may be used to indicate a capacitance value of the self capacitance through conversion by a circuit..
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

Successive approximation type analog-to-digital (a/d) converter

A sampling circuit in a successive approximation type analog-to-digital (a/d) converting device samples a pair of analog signals constituting a differential input signal. A capacitor circuit reflects a signal level of a reference signal in the pair of analog signals through an attenuation capacitance unit and a binary capacitance unit to generate a pair of voltage signals.
Olympus Corporation

Selection of multiple configuration settings using a single configuration terminal

A single configuration terminal of a device is used to configure multiple operating parameters of the device based on a resistor and a capacitor selectively connected to the configuration terminal. The device includes a detection circuit configured to monitor a voltage signal at the configuration terminal to determine multiple values in response to a regulated current source providing a current to the configuration terminal selectively connected to the resistor and the capacitor in parallel, and configure multiple operating parameters based on the determined values.
Dialog Semiconductor Inc.

Wireless ophthalmic surgical footswitch

Disclosed is a surgical footswitch, comprising a base, a pedal mounted to the base, and a variable air capacitor mechanically coupled to the pedal, such that movement of the pedal is operative to vary the capacitance of the variable air capacitor. The footswitch further comprises a capacitance-sensing controller circuit electrically connected to the variable air capacitor and configured to measure a capacitance of the variable air capacitor and to produce a control signal based on the measured capacitance, such that the control signal reflects a position of the pedal or a change in the position of the pedal, and a wireless interface electrically connected to the capacitance-sensing controller circuit and configured to wirelessly relay the control signal to a surgical console..
Novartis Ag

Semiconductor switch

A semiconductor switch includes a plurality of first terminals, a second terminal commonly provided for the plurality of first terminals, a plurality of first mis switches provided between the plurality of the first terminals and the second terminal, respectively, configured to pass-through or cut-off a high frequency signal between the plurality of the first terminals and the second terminal, and formed on a soi substrate, and a capacitor formed on the soi substrate, connected between the second terminal and the plurality of the first mis switches, and provided for the plurality of the first terminals commonly.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Enhancing isolation in hybrid-based radio frequency duplexers and multiplexers

A radio frequency (rf) duplexer may comprise quadrature hybrid couplers and rf filters. The isolation and insertion loss of such rf duplexer, often limited by practical imperfections such as component mismatches and layout asymmetries, may be improved by including capacitors in the rf duplexer.
Abtum Inc.

Electrode wrap-around capacitors for radio frequency (rf) applications

A capacitor may include a first capacitor plate having a first length. The capacitor may also include an inorganic capacitor dielectric layer on sidewalls and a surface of the first capacitor plate and a second capacitor plate on the inorganic capacitor dielectric layer.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Variable gain amplifier with coupled degeneration resistance and capacitance

One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a method for operating an amplifier, the amplifier including a variable resistor coupled between a source of a first input transistor and a source of a second input transistors, and a variable capacitor coupled between the source of the first input transistor and the source of the second input transistor. The method includes adjusting a resistance of the variable resistor to adjust a low-frequency gain of the amplifier, and adjusting a capacitance of the variable capacitor in an opposite direction as the adjustment to the resistance of the variable resistor..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Microwave semiconductor device

A microwave semiconductor device of an embodiment includes a package, a semiconductor amplifying element, an output matching circuit, and a smoothing circuit. The package includes a metal base plate, a frame body bonded to a surface of the metal base plate, an input feedthrough part, and an output feedthrough part.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Programmable filter in an amplifier

The disclosure provides an amplifier. The amplifier includes a first transistor that receives a first input and generates a first load current.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Mos transistor-based rf switch topologies for high speed capacitive tuning of oscillators

Various designs for mos transistor-based rf switch topologies for high speed capacitive tuning of oscillators switch circuits include a main switch device comprising a gate connected to a control terminal, a drain connected to a first terminal that is connected to the first capacitor, and a source connected to a second terminal that is connected to the second capacitor. The switch further comprises a first nmos device having a gate connected to the main switch device gate, a source connected to a ground, and a drain connected to the first terminal.

Systems and methods of operation for power converters having series-parallel mode active clamps

Systems and methods for operating improved flyback converters are disclosed, in which leakage energy is returned to the input power source rather than to the output load, while still achieving zero voltage switching (i.e., zvs) operation. In some embodiments, the improved converters may transfer the energy stored in the leakage inductance to a snubber capacitors) at the instant of turning off of the control switch.
Apple Inc.

Output ripple reduction for power converters

Systems and methods for reducing low frequency (e.g., 100 hz, 120 hz) output ripple of a power converter which receives input power from an ac power source (e.g., ac mains). An output ripple reduction circuit is provided which is electrically coupled between an output of a power converter and a load (e.g., one or more leds).
Express Imaging Systems, Llc

Reconfigurable bipolar output charge pump circuit and integrated circuit including the same

A reconfigurable bipolar output charge pump circuit includes an input terminal configured to receive an input voltage. First and second terminals are connected to a first flying capacitor, and third and fourth terminals are connected to a second flying capacitor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Power supply circuit and power supply device

According to one embodiment, a power supply circuit includes: a first capacitor configured to accumulate an electric charge corresponding to an input voltage; an n-number of second capacitors configured to be connected in parallel to the first capacitor, n being an integer equal to or larger than 1); an n-number of switches configured to be respectively connected in series to the n-number of second capacitors; a dc-dc converter configured to step down the input voltage; and a control circuit configured to perform control to sequentially turn on the switches each time the input voltage reaches a first threshold voltage.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Resistorless precharging

A boost pfc converter includes a rectifier, a converter and an output stage comprising an output capacitor where the dc output voltage is provided across the output capacitor. The rectifier includes four rectifying elements connected in a full bridge configuration where the upper two of these four rectifying elements are thyristors and where the lower two are diodes.
Det International Holding Limited

Power conversion device and controlling power conversion device

A power conversion device which converts power between a power grid and a dc power supply, includes: ac/dc converters for performing conversion from ac power to dc power or from dc power to ac power between the power grid and the dc power supply; a capacitor provided on the dc power supply side of the ac/dc converters and storing dc power; and a step-up unit for charging the capacitor.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Variable capacitor series tuning configuration

Techniques for tuning a resonant network are discussed. An example apparatus for controlling an output parameter with a resonant network comprising a differential-series circuit with a first variable reactive element on a first branch of the differential-series circuit and a second variable reactive element on a second branch of the differential-series circuit, such that the resonant network is coupled to an output circuit.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Variable capacitor speed up circuit

Techniques for controlling a resonant network are disclosed. An example of an apparatus for varying capacitance in a resonant network includes a variable capacitor circuit configured to vary a capacitance in response to a control signal, at least one biasing component operably coupled to the variable capacitor circuit, and a control circuit configured to generate the control signal, such that the control signal includes a first tuning value corresponding to a first capacitance value, and output the control signal at the first tuning value to reduce an impedance of the at least one biasing component and vary the capacitance of the variable capacitor circuit, such that the impedance of the at least one biasing component subsequently increases when the first capacitance value is realized..
Qualcomm Incorporated

High power density jump starter

An electrical power assist system to provide supplemental power to assist a starting battery in supplying power to an engine starting motor. The system includes an ultracapacitor assembly, a source battery and a controller circuit.
Slipstream Projects Llc

Charger circuit and capacitive power conversion circuit and reverse blocking switch circuit thereof

A charger circuit for providing a charging current and voltage to a battery includes a power delivery unit, a capacitive power conversion circuit and a reverse blocking switch circuit. The power delivery unit converts an input power to a dc voltage and current.
Richtek Technology Corporation

Charger circuit and capacitive power conversion circuit and charging control method thereof

A charger circuit for providing a charging current and voltage to a battery includes a power delivery unit and a capacitive power conversion circuit. The power delivery unit converts an input power to a dc voltage and current.
Richtek Technology Corporation

Capacitive power conversion circuit and charging control method thereof

A capacitive power converter circuit converts a dc power from a bus node to a charging power for charging a battery in a charging mode, and converts a battery voltage to a supply voltage through the bus node in a supply mode. The capacitive power converter circuit includes a conversion switch circuit including plural conversion switches configured to be operably coupled to one or more conversion capacitors, and a conversion control circuit for controlling the plural conversion switches.
Richtek Technology Corporation

Charging circuit and capacitive power conversion circuit and charging control method thereof

A charging circuit for providing a charging current to a battery includes a power delivery unit and a capacitive power conversion circuit. The power delivery unit converts an input power to a dc output voltage and current, and regulates the dc output current to a predetermined output current level.
Richtek Technology Corporation

Automatic, highly reliable, fully redundant electronic circuit breaker that reduces or prevents short-circuit overcurrent

A programmable power (ppse) switching element including a front power transistor, a main switching transistor, and at least one reverse current blocking transistor in series, a gate of each of which is connected to a gate driver; an inductor and a shunt resistor connected in series with the transistors; a charge storage capacitor connected between ground and a junction located between the inductor and the shunt resistor; a high-speed npn transistor, a collector of which is connected to the front power transistor and an emitter of which is connected to an output of the main switching transistor via the shunt resistor; a current measurement element in parallel to the shunt resistor; a voltage amplifier; and a high-speed mcu.. .
Redler Technologies Ltd.

Common-ground-plane antennas

A multi-antenna structure includes: a substrate; a ground plane disposed on the substrate; a signal feed mechanism; a first antenna coupled to the ground plane via the signal feed mechanism; a second antenna coupled to the ground plane via the signal feed mechanism; and an isolator electrically coupled to the ground plane and disposed between the first antenna and the second antenna, the isolator including: a first side wall and a second side wall that define a slot; a short coupled to the first side wall and to the second side wall to define a first end of the slot; and a capacitor configured and disposed to be coupled to the first side wall and to the second side wall to define a second end of the slot.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Multi-band antenna and terminal device

Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a multi-band antenna and a terminal device. The multi-band antenna includes a feedpoint, a matching network, a capacitor assembly, a radiation portion, and a grounding portion.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Supercapattery employing carbon nanosheets in the electrodes

Carbon nanosheets fabricated by carbonization and activation or by carbonization alone. The nanosheets possess a disordered structure for copious reversible binding of ions at the carbon defects.

Tuned semiconductor amplifier

Methods and structures for improving the performance of integrated semiconductor transistors operating at high frequency and/or high power are described. Two capacitors may be connected to an input of a semiconductor transistor and tuned to suppress second-harmonic generation and to transform and match the input impedance of the device.
Macom Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.

Nanosheet capacitor

A capacitive device includes a first electrode comprising a nanosheet stack and a second electrode comprising a nanosheet stack, the second electrode arranged substantially parallel to the first electrode. A first conductive contact is arranged on a basal end of the first electrode, and a second conductive contact is arranged on a basal end of the second electrode..
International Business Machines Corporation

Nanosheet capacitor

A capacitive device includes a first electrode comprising a nanosheet stack and a second electrode comprising a nanosheet stack, the second electrode arranged substantially parallel to the first electrode. A first conductive contact is arranged on a basal end of the first electrode, and a second conductive contact is arranged on a basal end of the second electrode..
International Business Machines Corporation

On-die capacitor (odc) structure

An on-die-capacitor structure includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor. The first capacitor may have first and second terminals.
Altera Corporation

Organic light emitting display device

The present disclosure relates to an organic light emitting display device which comprises a plurality of sub-pixels each of which comprises an oled, a driving tft, a first tft for applying a data voltage to a gate electrode of the driving tft, a second tft for applying a reference voltage to a source electrode of the driving tft, and a storage capacitor, a data driver for outputting the data voltage to a data line and the reference voltage to a reference line, and a gate driving unit for outputting signals to a first gate line connected to the gate electrode of the first tft and a second gate line connected to the gate electrode of the second tft, wherein two adjacent sub-pixels emitting a same color is supplied with the data voltages through different data lines and share the first gate line and the second gate line.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Test element unit, array substrate, display panel, display apparatus, and manufacturing array substrate

The present disclosure provides a test element unit, an array substrate, a display panel, a display apparatus and a corresponding manufacturing method. The test element unit includes: a plurality of layers of test patterns, each layer of test pattern including at least one test block and at least one capacitor being formed between test blocks located in different layers, and, two electrodes of each of capacitors being two test blocks located in different layers, respectively, so that it can determined whether or not corresponding components and devices formed in the display region meet requirements by detecting the test patterns formed in the test region..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Nanosheet capacitor

Embodiments are directed to a method of forming a semiconductor device and resulting structures having a nanosheet capacitor by forming a first nanosheet stack over a substrate. The first nanosheet stack includes a first nanosheet vertically stacked over a second nanosheet.
International Business Machines Corporation

Semiconductor memory and semiconductor memory manufacturing method

The present disclosure provides a semiconductor memory including a first capacitor, a second capacitor, and a transistor. The first capacitor includes a first conductive layer provided on a surface of an n-well, n-type diffusion layers provided in a surface layer portion of the n-well, and a p-type diffusion layer provided in the surface layer portion of the n-well so as to be adjacent to the first conductive layer and separated from the n-type diffusion layers.
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Electric fuse structure

An electric fuse structure is disclosed. The electric fuse preferably includes a substrate and a stacked capacitor on the substrate.
Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd.

Metal trench capacitor and improved isolation and methods of manufacture

A high-k dielectric metal trench capacitor and improved isolation and methods of manufacturing the same is provided. The method includes forming at least one deep trench in a substrate, and filling the deep trench with sacrificial fill material and a poly material.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-time programmable (mtp) memory cells, integrated circuits including the same, and methods for fabricating the same

Multi-time programmable (mtp) memory cells, integrated circuits including mtp memory cells, and methods for fabricating mtp memory cells are provided. In an embodiment, an mtp memory cell includes a semiconductor substrate including a cmos device region and a dmos device region.
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Electrolytic capacitor

An electrolytic capacitor includes a capacitor element and an electrolyte solution. The capacitor element includes an anode foil, a cathode foil opposite to the anode foil, and a conductive polymer layer interposed between the anode foil and the cathode foil.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Supercapacitors with oriented carbon nanotubes and producing them

An electrochemical storage device for storing and providing electrical energy by means of its electrical capacitance comprises an electrode comprising an electrode basis, a counter electrode arranged with a distance to the electrode and comprising a counter electrod