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Disclosed is an integrated circuit process which includes forming two types of active devices: a first set of IGFETs has silicide gates, and the second set has TiN gates. The same TiN thin film layer also provides local interconnect. Optionally the TiN-gate devices may be used for high-voltage devices and the silicide-...
A superscalar microprocessor is provided which includes a integer functional unit and a floating point functional unit that share a high performance main data processing bus. The integer unit and the floating point unit also share a common reorder buffer, register file, branch prediction unit and load/store unit which ...
A switching power supply device in which the increase in the switching frequency when the load is light is restrained, whereby the switching loss is reduced, intermittent oscillating operation is prevented, and heat generation in the main switching device at the time of short-circuiting is restrained. In a switching po...
A monaural signal to artificial stereo signals converting and processing circuit for headphones comprises, a circuit which converts a monaural signal into artificial stereo signals, a circuit which adds localizing information of imaginary sources to the artificial stereo signals thus obtained, and a circuit which adds ...
Disclosed is a phase splitter with integrated latch circuit, where the complementary output signals generated after an input signal applied to a true-complement generator are available directly without any load by the latch circuit, where upon a premature change of the input signal there is no undesired change of the p...
Inside a sealed enclosure (10) filled with sulphur hexafluoride there are housed main contacts (17,19) and an auxiliary circuit comprising two vacuum cartridges (20,21) electrically connected in series with each other and in parallel with the main contacts. The vacuum cartridges (20,21) are operated by a single mechani...
A circuit breaker includes a microprocessor-based trip unit and a designator circuit including a plurality of jumper positions. Each jumper position corresponds to one digit of a four digit style number specifying which of a plurality of optional functions and features are incorporated in the specific trip unit. Each j...
A summing circuit for executing summing of analog data with sign. The summing circuit includes two serially connected inverters INV1 and INV2, each having a feed back line, and selectively inputs data D1 to D8 to one of the first or the second stages, corresponding to positive/negative sign signals S1 to S8....
A circuit configuration and a method for priority selection of interrupts for a microprocessor in an integrated circuit which includes a central processing unit, a central interrupt node connected to the central processing unit, N interrupt sources for presenting interrupt requests to the central processing unit, perip...
This specification discloses a telephone system suitable for use as a private branch exchange and includes a switching network for establishing call connections between station line circuits, trunks and registers under electronic common control. Each register comprises control circuitry for switching a multifunctional ...
A circuit and apparatus are provided for the protected supply of a load using static and electromechanical switches. A switch apparatus having current limiting properties is opened by remote control means after a very short delay, following disabling of a static switch system placed in series therewith and connected in...
A three-port conference circuit for use in a pulse code modulated communication system including a first speaker register including an input connected to a telephone system information memory output and including an output, a second speaker register including an input connected to the telephone system information memor...
An adapter for mating two or more electrical circuit components to a power distribution box receptacle designed to receive a relay or other circuit component having at least four terminals. The adapter includes a hollow body formed of an electrically non-conductive material, a plurality of contacts disposed within the ...
A circuit for generating scanning pulses comprising a plurality of stages of basic circuits connected in series, said each basic circuit comprising first, second and third insulated gate field-effect transistors (MISTs) each of which has first and second terminals each being either of source and drain terminals and a g...
A complementary transistor class AB output stage (200) utilizes a complementary pair of output drivers (220, 222) connected in series between the power supply rails (210, 216) to furnish the stage output. An output driver (206) is a composite pair of transistors in a Darlington configuration, which boosts the current g...
A method and apparatus for calibrating and performing statistical capability analysis of a pick-and-place machine comprise loading a glass fiducial plate onto a workholder of a pick-and-place machine, loading a glass slide onto a part placement nozzle of the pick-and-place machine, and placing the glass slide onto the ...
A charge/discharge control circuit comprises two serially connected electric power sources and two overcharge/overdischarge detection circuits. A control circuit outputs a signal for controlling the charge/discharge of the electric power sources in accordance with signals from the two overcharge/overdischarge detection...
A circuit arrangement for the turn-indicator blinker lights of a motor vehicle, especially of a motorcycle, with an acoustic control device coordinated to the operation of the blinker lights; the control device is disconnected when the force-transmission of the motor vehicle is interrupted, while a time control switch ...
The disclosed invention is a unique apparatus for converting signal formats. For example, the apparatus can convert from a single-ended to a differential format without the necessity of additional control circuitry. A cross-circuit arrangement prevents an undesired reversal of direction for conversion of signal formats...
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 magnetic circuit for a loudspeaker characterized in a substantially rectangular parellelepiped yoke provided with a hollow penetrating two opposed lateral faces thereof has a substantially rectangular parallelepiped sintered magnet mounted therein of a specified size and composition and having a recoil permeance coef...
A lightweight hand-held scanning device for repetitively scanning a laser light source across a target having a laser light generating means and at least one high speed scanning motor controlled by a motor amplitude regulator circuit which automatically controls the amplitude of oscillation of the shaft of the high spe...
A method of operating a pin of an in-system programmable logic device (ISPLD) which includes the steps of (1) applying a predetermined voltage to the pin when the ISPLD is in a set-up mode, and (2) maintaining the last voltage applied to the pin when the ISPLD is in a normal operating mode. The ISPLD is in the set-up m...