Semiconductor Components Industries Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 11 -- Semiconductor Components Industries, Phoenix, has been assigned a patent (8,351,170) developed by Jeffrey C. Dunnihoo, Bertram, Texas, and Richard Kimoto, Fremont, Calif., for an "impedance compensated electrostatic discharge circuit for protection of high-speed interfaces and method of using the same."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The embodiments of the apparatus and method described herein provide an integrated ESD/EOS protection solution which simplifies system PCB design for signal integrity compliance. As part of providing this solution, it is also desired to implement improved ESD/EOS protection and improved PCB routing."
The patent application was filed on Dec. 10, 2008 (12/332,159). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,351,170&OS=8,351,170&RS=8,351,170
Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.
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