Avago Technologies General IP Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 1 -- Avago Technologies General IP, Singapore, has been assigned a patent (8,543,967) developed by five co-inventors for a "computer system and method for determining a temperature rise in direct current (DC) lines caused by joule heating of nearby alternating current (AC) lines." The co-inventors are Jason T. Gentry, Windsor, Colo., Brian C. Miller, Fort Collins, Colo., William S. Burton, Fort Collins, Colo., M. Jason Welch, Fort Collins, Colo., and Richard A. Krzyzkowski, Fort Collins, Colo.
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A computer system performs a verification process that quickly and efficiently determines a temperature rise of DC conductor lines of an IC design caused by Joule heating in nearby AC conductor lines of the IC design, and whether the temperature rise is acceptable in terms of an electromigration performance of the IC design."
The patent application was filed on Feb. 24, 2012 (13/405,059). 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=8,543,967.PN.&OS=PN/8,543,967&RS=PN/8,543,967
Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.
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