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This Transient Voltage Suppression Device Assemblies (TVSDA) adequately pides for the parasitic inductance of the voltage suppression device (VSD). This TVSDA provides for one connector to be mounted in a plane at each end of the assembly. This mounting arrangement enables bulkhead mounting of the TVSDA. VSD's are...
The circuit derives Vbep, the base-emitter voltage of a saturated PNP transistor, from the PNP portion of a four-layer (PNPN) silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) so as to exactly match the characteristics of the PNP portion of an SCR against which the reference voltage is to be compared. The operating point of the SCR i...
An electrolyte resistant to oxidation normally resulting from high voltage charging of a secondary battery comprising a Li 1+x Mn 2 O 4 intercalation positive electrode comprises a 0.5M to 2M solution of LiPF 6 dissolved in a mixture of non-aqeuous dimethylcarbonate (DMC) and ethylene carbonate (EC) solvents wherei...
A charge amplifier having minimum offset voltage such as for use in processing a signal from a capacitive transducer. The amplifier is arranged to minimize the offset voltage and drift. The amplifier is arranged to be reset to zero upon application of supply voltage thereto, and the resetting circuit is arranged to res...
A variable high frequency voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) which is fully integrated. By controlling, with a control voltage, the collector current flowing through one transistor of the integrated oscillator circuit, the diffusion capacitance (also known as base-charging capacitance) of that transistor is varied. Si...
A temperature-related voltage generating circuit has an input terminal receiving a control voltage independent of temperature, and an output terminal delivering a temperature-related control voltage. The input and output terminals are connected together through at least an amplifier stage adapted to set an output refer...
An optical voltage measurement circuit for use in an integrated circuit having at least one voltage power rail and method of operation thereof. The optical voltage measurement circuit includes a reference voltage rail that, in an advantageous embodiment, is coupled to an external variable power supply. The optical volt...
A shift register for scanning a liquid crystal display includes cascaded stages. A given stage is formed with an input transistor switch that is responsive to an output pulse of a stage upstream in the chain of the cascaded stages. An output pulse of the given stage is produced in a pull-up transistor of a push-pull am...
A memory system including an array of memory cells, a programming voltage node for receiving a first programming voltage, a memory controller which controls memory programming operations on the array of memory cells, and voltage detection circuitry, operably coupled to the memory controller and the programming voltage ...
Disclosed herein is a malfunction detection apparatus for use in an outboard engine or motor system having a tachometer. The apparatus includes a tachometer output circuit for applying the tachometer signal to the tachometer in accordance with the input signal attributing to the battery voltage or engine speed, the bat...
An arbitrary voltage distribution can be achieved in a high-voltage generator which supplied an X-ray tube having a metallic central part, wherein the anode voltage and the cathode voltage are generated in the high-voltage generator by two series-connected high-voltage rectifiers with respective preceding high-voltage ...
An apparatus of the invention includes an AC power source for providing AC electric power, a thyristor converter, being formed of self-extinctive switching elements, for converting the AC electric power to a DC excitation current, a coil for storing magnetic energy corresponding to the excitation current, and a bypass ...
A system for transmitting power over a direct voltage network. A first power station connects one alternating voltage network to the direct voltage network. The first power station includes a converter for bidirectionally transferring power between the direct voltage network and the alternating voltage network. The con...
An internal voltage conversion circuit for a DRAM wherein a voltage level of an internal power supply is regulated by an external signal applied to the DRAM pins after packaging to perform reliability tests. The internal voltage conversion circuit includes a test mode signal generator, for generating a test mode signal...
A protection device, circuit, and a method of forming the same. A field oxide drain extended nMOS (FODENMOS) transistor (10) is located in an epitaxial region (16). The FODENMOS transistor (10) comprises a field oxide region (36a) that extends from the source diffused regions (22) to over a portion of the extended drai...
A variable voltage is provided to gates of isolation transistors in DRAM devices between digit lines containing many storage cells and a sense amplifier. The gate of the isolation transistor is provided a voltage pumped higher than the supply voltage during read time to ensure that a small differential voltage on the d...
The switching power supply has high output power, high efficiency and fixed or variable output voltage. The input voltage may be AC or DC. Preferably, the input current is sinusoidal. Reduced peak currents of switches result in best possible line and component utilizations at any time. In one embodiment, a first ...
According to one aspect of the present invention, an apparatus is provided in which a first switching device is used to connect a first node to a second node and disconnect the first node from the second node based upon the value of a first control signal. The first node is continuously connected to a first voltage sou...
A semiconductor integrated circuit so configured to stop the supplying of an electric power to a logic circuit in a standby mode, thereby to realize a low power consumption, includes a latch circuit characterized in that as the control signal a clock signal is supplied in the active mode, and a signal for creating an i...
A constant voltage circuit comprises a capacitor connected between one end of a MOS transistor controlled by an operation-stop control signal and an output terminal of an inverter for inverting the operation-stop control signal. When, in the circuit having this arrangement, the transistor for operation-stop control is ...
A thermal protection device for overvoltage suppressor which includes spaced contacts 6 mounted in overvoltage suppressor magazines 11 of communication systems. A bow-type spring 3 and a melt element 2 l are arranged with the overvoltage suppressor which is mounted in a chamber of a case body or housing 13. The melt el...
The invention relates to an ion implantation method for adjusting the threshold voltage of MOS transistors. The MOS transistor is employed in a DRAM (dynamic random access memory) memory cell in a semiconductor wafer and comprises a substrate, a gate insulating layer positioned on the substrate, and a gate conducting l...
A carrier-injection type organic electroluminescent device includes, provided on a substrate, a transparent anode electrode, and a hole transport layer containing hole-transporting poly(N-vinylcarbazole) and 2,5-bis(1-naphthyl)-oxadiazole, and 3-(2'-benzothiazoyl)-7-diethylaminocoumarin as a fluorescent material wh...
A method and apparatus for predicting the peak voltage at the load end of a power transmission cable having a power supply end and a load end, where direct measurement at the load end is not practical. The method samples the current and voltage waveforms at the power supply end of the cable. The current waveform is use...
A special two-dimensional intrinsic base doping profile is utilized to improve the output current-voltage characteristics of a vertical bipolar transistor whose intrinsic base includes a main intrinsic portion. The special doping profile is achieved with a pair of more lightly doped base portions that encroach substant...
An electron emission apparatus can effectively suppress the adverse effect of electric discharges that can take place between the oppositely disposed electrodes of the apparatus to which a high voltage is applied by dividing the electrode adapted to have a higher electric potential into segments in order to reduce the ...
A module and method incorporated thereby is provided for maintaining the float voltage of a battery cell at an optimum fully charged condition while being continuously charged by a float current. The module preferably includes a mechanism for measuring the actual float voltage of the cell, and a circuit is established ...
Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing a continuous disk winding for high-voltage superconducting transformers that has special features of no joint and low loss, which are advantages of a layer winding, while being formed in the shape of a disk winding, which is advantageous in voltage distribution and insulati...
A method for controlling a static converter connected to a direct-current source. The converter has power conductor switches that can be deactivated and is configured to supply a distribution network with three-phase voltage. The currents flowing through the respective power semiconductor switches are measured, current...
The proposed circuit makes it possible to operate a plurality of gas discharge lamps, particularly cold cathode tubes, across a common voltage source. The circuit reduces the resistance tolerance of the lamp characteristic curves through controlled debalancing of the lamp currents with the aid of debalancing modules. T...
A voltage-controlled oscillator includes a plurality of variable delay circuits, wherein a first differential output signal of an adjacent previous stage is provided as a first differential input signal and a second differential output signal of a second previous stage is provided as a second differential input signal....
The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for improving operational reliability during a loss of a phase voltage (LOV) in a multi-phase power system, wherein a voltage representative of the LOV phase is calculated. The representative voltage is used for computing a reference polarizing voltage suitabl...
An integrated circuit configured to provide a microphone output signal, comprising: a preamplifier coupled to receive an input signal, generated by either a first microphone member or a second microphone member, where one of the members is movable relative to the other microphone member; a voltage pump to output a pump...