International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Semiconductor Device Including Body Connected FETs
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 28 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,542,058) developed by Myung-Hee Na, Lagrangeville, N.Y., and Edward J. Nowak, Essex Junction, Vt., for a "semiconductor device including body connected FETs."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A semiconductor device includes: a first field-effect transistor (FET); and a second FET of similar polarity to the first FET, wherein a body of the first FET is electrically coupled to a body of the second FET, and a source of the first FET is electrically coupled to a source of the second FET, such that a body voltage of the second FET controls a body voltage of the first FET."
The patent application was filed on Jan. 3, 2011 (12/983,352). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8542058.PN.&OS=PN/8542058&RS=PN/8542058
Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.
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