Freescale Semiconductor Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 17 -- Freescale Semiconductor, Austin, Texas, has been assigned a patent (8,354,879) developed by Mukesh Bansal, Cheeka, India, Kumar Abhishek, Ghaziabad, India, and Shubhra Singh, Noida, India, for a "power switch for decreased ramp rate."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A power switch for an integrated circuit provides a stepped profile supply potential. A supply potential generation block generates the stepped profile output supply to control the ramp rate of the output in order to prevent a false trigger of electrostatic discharge at the pads of the integrated circuit."
The patent application was filed on Jan. 11, 2011 (13/004,045). 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=8,354,879&OS=8,354,879&RS=8,354,879
Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.
(c) 2013 Targeted News Service
[ Back To Technology News's Homepage ]