Sample Patents from Tran & Associates IP firm

By Bao Tran

Patent No. Title
8825000 Systems and methods for safely operating a mobile communication device
Systems and methods control operation of a mobile communication device in a vehicle by determining if the vehicle is moving; if the vehicle is stationary, allowing calls to reach a cell tower; if...
8687399 Semiconductor device and structure
An Integrated device comprising a first monocrystalline layer comprising logic circuit regions and a second monocrystalline layer comprising memory regions constructed above first monocrystalline...
8692415 Low power operation of electronic devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for operating electronic components in a device by separating the devices into a high power group and a low power group; constantly powering the low power group;...
7556654 Methods for cleaning materials
Methods are disclosed for cleaning a material by applying a cleaning composition having one or more biosurfactants and one or more enzymes to the material. During use, the material is agitated with...
8516416 Integrated data model based framework for driving design convergence from architecture optimization to physical design closure
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically synthesize a custom integrated circuit by encoding architecture level knowledge in a data model to generate and pass new constraints for physical...
D497350 Power amplifier module

7627848 Bit stream compatible FPGA to MPGA conversions
A method of converting designs from a field programmable gate array (FPGA) to a mask programmable gate array (MPGA), comprising: an FPGA comprising a programmable logic block array, and a plurality...
8373230 Method for fabrication of a semiconductor device and structure
Systems and methods are disclosed for fabricating a semiconductor device, includes implanting one or more regions on a semiconductor wafer; performing a layer transfer onto a carrier; and...
8664042 Method for fabrication of configurable systems
A method to construct configurable systems, the method including: providing a first configurable system including a first die and a second die, where the connections between the first die and the...
8476145 Method of fabricating a semiconductor device and structure
A method to fabricate a semiconductor device, including the sequence of: implanting one or more regions on a semiconductor wafer forming a doped layer; performing a first transfer of the doped...
7375417 NANO IC packaging
A package for an integrated circuit includes a chip having a plurality of nodes adapted to receive signals from or to output signals to an external circuit; and a frame having a plurality of...
8561005 Programmatic auto-convergent method for physical design floorplan aware re-targetable tool suite generation (compiler-in-the-loop) for simultaneous instruction level (software) power optimization and architecture level performance optimization for ASIP design
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically synthesize a custom integrated circuit by automatically generating an application specific instruction set processor architecture uniquely...
8634476 High definition camera
A camera includes a high definition (HD) imager with a central processing unit (CPU) or a graphic processing unit (GPU) including a plurality of processors therein; a wide area network (WAN)...
7393699 NANO-electronics
Systems and methods are disclosed to fabricate an electronic device on a substrate by genetically engineering first, second, third, and fourth viruses each having a plurality of selective binding...
7759969 Programmable logic devices comprising time multiplexed programmable interconnect
A time multiplexed programmable switch of a semiconductor device comprising: a first node; and a plurality of second nodes, each of the second nodes having a path to couple to the first node, the...
8108001 Systems and methods for a simplified mobile phone
Systems and methods for communicating through a mobile phone are disclosed with a buttonless mobile phone including a power supply with means for capable of enabling or disabling the a power...
7121610 Combination shade and handle device
A combination window shade and handle device includes a frame adapted to be secured above a window of a motor vehicle window; a handle centrally positioned on the frame; a winding core coupled to...
7164314 Power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A power amplifier module for amplifying radio frequency signals includes a radio frequency power amplifier including one or more semiconductor transistors, adapted to receive an input radio...
8376032 Systems and methods for providing two phase cooling
A heat sink includes a first housing adapted to receive a coolant in a first phase; one or more fins stacked on the first housing, the one or more fins having openings there-through to receive a...
D629747 Recharge station

8448454 Cryogenic cooling system with vaporized cryogen sparging cooling enhancement
Systems and methods are disclosed that expand environmental support for an HVAC system with an HVAC fluid circulating throughout by vaporizing a cryogen; and sparging the vaporized cryogen to...
7071783 Temperature-compensated power sensing circuit for power amplifiers
An amplifier circuit for amplifying radio frequency signals having temperature compensation and bias compensation includes a radio frequency power amplifier that receives an input radio frequency...
7538575 Three dimensional integrated circuits
A three-dimensional semiconductor device, comprising: a programmable logic circuit; and a configuration circuit comprising a non planar memory element, wherein: a portion of the memory element is...
7084702 Multi-band power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A multi-band power amplifier module includes a first power amplifier that amplifies a first input radio frequency signal in a first frequency band in response to a first bias control signal. A...
7262677 Frequency filtering circuit for wireless communication devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for a frequency filtering circuit for wireless communications that includes a first resonator circuit comprising a first transmission line and a first capacitor...
6914482 Power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A power amplifier module for amplifying radio frequency signals includes a radio frequency power amplifier including one or more semiconductor transistors, adapted to receive an input radio...
8461815 Fast transient buck regulator with dynamic charge/discharge capability
Systems and methods are disclosed to control a buck converter with a first switching circuit including a first upper power transistor coupled to a first lower power transistor at a first junction;...
8653497 Resistive memory
A memory device includes an upper conductive layer, a lower conductive layer, and a resistive, optical or magnetic matrix positioned between the upper and lower conductive layers.
8362800 3D semiconductor device including field repairable logics
A three dimensional semiconductor device is described with two transistor layers overlaid. The first transistor layer comprises a plurality of flip-flops each having an input and an output, wherein...
7221225 Dual band power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A power amplifier module for amplifying radio frequency signals includes first and second radio frequency power amplifiers each including one or more semiconductor transistors, adapted to receive...
8920157 Fire safety closure system for candle holders
A fire safety system to prevent fire from a candle includes first and second closure halves; a loop extending from the first closure half a catch extending from the second closure half; a trigger...
7300913 Systems and methods for cleaning materials
Systems and methods for cleaning a material by applying a cleaning composition having biosurfactants and enzymes to said carpet; and bonnet cleaning the material.
6583852 Apparatus, architecture and method for high-speed printing
A high-speed digital photographic printing system and method includes image-specific backprinting and automatic tracking and sorting of printed jobs. The system includes one or more photographic...
8445034 Systems and methods for producing organic cannabis tincture
Systems and methods are disclosed for fabricating a medicine by preparing a cannabis plant material and classifying the cannabis plant material into an acid, neutral, or analog form; extracting...
8460216 Systems and methods of analyzing vibrations imparted to tissues and teeth
Systems and methods are disclosed for performing dental diagnostics by inducing vibrations in a first dental object using a vibratory transducer; picking up at a receiver vibrations transmitted by...
7864560 Nano-electronic array
A nano device includes an array of cells disposed in rows and columns and constructed over a substrate, and an optical circuit disposed over the substrate, wherein the optical circuit is formed by...
7879631 Systems and methods for on-die light sensing with low leakage
Systems and methods are disclosed for fabricating a device by forming a photosensitive area on a wafer; forming a control circuit adjacent the photosensitive area; and coating the photosensitive...
8359750 Smart building systems and methods
An appliance includes a memory storage location storing a flag indicative of a predicted demand-response (DR) period such as from a utility or when a current alternating current (AC) duty cycle...
8541819 Semiconductor device and structure
A semiconductor device including: a first mono-crystal layer and a second mono-crystal layer and at least one conductive layer in-between; where the at least one conductive layer includes a first...
7119614 Multi-band power amplifier module for wireless communications
A multi-band power amplifier module includes a first power amplifier that amplifies a first input radio frequency signal in a first frequency band in response to a first bias control signal. A...
6747478 Field programmable gate array with convertibility to application specific integrated circuit
A three-dimensional semiconductor device with two selectable manufacturing configurations includes a first module layer having a plurality of circuit blocks; and a second module layer formed...
7348842 Multi-substrate RF module for wireless communication devices
A radio frequency (RF) module includes a first substrate adapted to receive passive circuits; and a second substrate adapted to receive active circuits, the first and second substrates electrically...
7052373 Systems and slurries for chemical mechanical polishing
Systems and methods are disclosed for polishing a semiconductor substrate having a polymer film surface deposited thereon by chemishearing the surface; and performing chemical mechanical polishing...
7345505 Alterable application specific integrated circuit (ASIC)
A highly economical alterable ASIC implements partitioned segments of an ASIC design in a smaller Silicon foot-print, each segment utilizing the entire IC. The device is able to switch quickly...
7202735 Multi-band power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A multi-band power amplifier module includes a first power amplifier that amplifies a first input radio frequency signal in a first frequency band in response to a first bias control signal. A...
8727978 Health monitoring appliance
A heart monitoring system for a person includes one or more wireless nodes; and a wearable appliance in communication with the one or more wireless nodes, the appliance monitoring vital signs.
8440542 Semiconductor device and structure
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor wafer, the method comprising: providing a base wafer comprising a semiconductor substrate; preparing a first monocrystalline layer comprising semiconductor...
7673273 MPGA products based on a prototype FPGA
A smaller mask programmable gate array (MPGA) device derived from a larger field programmable gate array (FPGA), comprising: a layout of transistors and a plurality of interconnect layers...
8397648 Portable table system
A portable table system detachably secured upon various supporting members, such as vertical or angled columns or trees and horizontal rails. The system includes a tabletop having a first and...
8542833 Systems and methods to secure laptops or portable computing devices
A security system includes an appliance to be secured, including a processor and a first wireless transceiver for accessing a data network with a first power requirement; and a second wireless...
8425415 Health monitoring appliance
A heart monitoring system for a person includes one or more wireless nodes; and a wearable appliance in communication with the one or more wireless nodes, the appliance monitoring vital signs....
7291585 Systems and methods for spot cleaning materials
Systems and methods for cleaning a material by applying a spot cleaning composition having biosurfactants and enzymes to said carpet, wherein said spray bottle maintains lubricant inside its piston...
8032449 Method of processing online payments with fraud analysis and management system
Systems and methods are disclosed to detect fraud by displaying on a buyer's computer a high value item next to one or more commonly purchased items to attract a fraudster; analyzing customer...
8373439 3D semiconductor device
A wafer includes a group of tiles of programmable logic formed thereon, wherein each tile comprises a micro control unit (MCU) communicating with adjacent MCUs, and wherein each MCU is controlled...
8035479 Mesh network door lock
Systems and methods are disclosed for sending a code from a mesh network key and wirelessly communicating the code with one or more mesh network appliances over a mesh network such as ZigBee;...
7312109 Methods for fabricating fuse programmable three dimensional integrated circuits
A method of fabricating a field programmable integrated circuit comprised of: constructing a semiconductor device comprising a fuse circuit to customize the logic content of a programmable logic...
7254371 Multi-port multi-band RF switch
Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing a network with two switching devices forming a single pole double throw (SPDT) switch. Two SPDT switches can also be used in a double pole double throw...
7035703 Systems and methods for realtime determination of asphalt content
Systems and methods are disclosed for automating mix design by estimating volumetric properties for one or more mix designs; running one or more tests on the mix design using a gyratory compactor;...
D614536 Electric van

7477204 Printed circuit board based smart antenna
Systems and methods are disclosed to transmit and receive radio frequency (RF) signals by providing a plurality of high gain, highly directional antennas on a multi-layer printed circuit board;...
8509860 Method and apparatus for power efficient user location profile determination in mobile devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for reducing power consumption of a mobile device in determining locations by determining if the mobile device is stationary; and if the mobile device is...
7295940 Process control system to manage materials used in construction
Systems and methods are disclosed for designing and tracking construction material usage by estimating volumetric properties for one or more mix designs; determining an optimum mix based on...
8450115 Method of analyzing a disposable test swipe
A portable chemical analytical apparatus to analyze a test swipe includes a heater to warm the test swipe to a predetermined temperature; a clamp to secure the test swipe to the heater; one or more...
7539644 Method of processing online payments with fraud analysis and management system
Systems and methods are disclosed to detect fraud by analyzing customer purchasing behavior for a high value item intentionally placed next to commonly purchased items, payment information for an...
D622637 Electric scooter

6646754 Backprinting image prints
A system and method of backprinting image prints in which an order is received specifying one or more recipients and, for each specified recipient, a set of one or more images associated with that...
8780210 Video quality analyzer
Methods, systems and software are disclosed for automated Measurement of Video Quality parameters. The system includes a static Test Pattern provided either in form of a Test Pattern File,...
8421425 Non-positive inductor current detector for step down switching regulators
A current detector for an output load includes a high side power transistor; a low side power transistor coupled to the high side power transistor; and a controller coupled to the high and low side...
8185862 Architectural level power-aware optimization and risk mitigation
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically synthesize a custom integrated circuit by receiving a specification of the custom integrated circuit including computer readable code and...
7489537 Nano-electronic memory array
A memory device includes an array of memory cells disposed in rows and columns and constructed over a substrate, each memory cell comprising a first signal electrode, a second signal electrode, and...
8304251 Portable explosive or drug detection system
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically detect the presence of a substance on a test swipe by capturing a background image of the test swipe; applying one or more test chemicals to a...
7656192 Three dimensional integrated circuits
A programmable integrated circuit (IC), comprising: a programmable logic circuit configured by a first control signal coupled to a gate electrode of a transistor in the logic circuit; and a first...
8750971 Wireless stroke monitoring
A heart monitoring system for a patient includes an 802 protocol transmitter; an 802 protocol receiver adapted to communicate with the 802 transmitter, the 802 protocol transmitter and receiver...
7091775 Multi-band power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A multi-band power amplifier module includes a first power amplifier that amplifies a first input radio frequency signal in a first frequency band in response to a first bias control signal. A...
6889103 Systems and methods for realtime determination of asphalt content
Systems and methods are disclosed for automating mix design by estimating volumetric properties for one or more mix designs; running one or more tests on the mix design using a gyratory compactor;...
8461035 Method for fabrication of a semiconductor device and structure
A method for fabricating a device, the method including: providing a first layer including first transistors wherein the first transistors include mono-crystalline semiconductor and first alignment...
8127287 Systems and methods for reusing SAP adaptors in non-supported releases
An adaptor provides functionality in a second version of a software to a first version by determining at least one functionality available in the second version but not available in the first...
8242813 Adaptive non-positive inductor current detector (ANPICD)
Systems and methods are disclosed to detect current for an output load with an inductor. The system includes a high side power transistor a low side power transistor coupled to the high side power...
7332934 Programmable interconnect structures
A programmable interconnect structure to couple a first wire segment to a second wire segment of an integrated circuit comprising: a pass-gate to electrically couple the first wire segment to the...
6587596 System and method of cropping an image
A system and method in which a user interface is presented to a user that allows the user to crop a selected image. A crop mask is displayed over the selected image. The system can generate the...
7630227 Nano-electronic memory array
Systems and methods are disclosed to process a semiconductor substrate by fabricating a first layer on the substrate using semiconductor fabrication techniques; fabricating a second layer above the...
6826498 Computerized laboratory information management system
A computer-implemented system performs quality control on a construction material mixture includes accessing a server located on a wide-area-network; sending information collected from the material...
7709314 Semiconductor switching devices and fabrication methods
Methods of fabricating low temperature semiconductor thin film switching devices are described. A method includes: forming one or more metal lines on a substrate; forming a conductive contact to a...
8214925 Tool holding glove
Methods and apparatus for securely holding a tool are provided. The apparatus includes a glove covering a user's palm and fingers. This flap has a piece of adhesive fabric attached. An additional...
8308389 Apparatus and related methods for applying caulk, sealant, grout, or similar compounds
An apparatus for use when applying a compound from a dispensing tube comprises: a receptacle; a plurality of retaining rings mechanically coupled to the receptacle for attaching the apparatus to...
8547036 Solid state light system with broadband optical communication capability
Systems and methods are disclosed for use in conjunction with a standardized electrical connector of a conventional light bulb or tube with one or more light emitting diodes (LEDs) electrically...
7823394 Thermal insulation technique for ultra low temperature cryogenic processor
Systems and methods are disclosed to insulate a vessel includes placing a plurality of shells on all sides of the vessel without providing a direct energy pathway from outer walls of the vessel to...
6839803 Multi-tier data storage system
A multi-tier data storage system includes a first data storage unit for storing recently loaded data files; a second data storage unit coupled to the first data storage unit for archiving data...
8427200 3D semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a first mono-crystallized semiconductor layer; and a second mono-crystallized semiconductor layer; wherein said first and second mono-crystallized semiconductor...
7831672 Systems and methods for securing computers
Systems and methods are disclosed for avoiding electronic mail (email) attacks on a computer by downloading one or more emails in virtual-copy format to prevent the one or more emails from...
8866467 Systems and methods to perform integrated power measurement and RDSon measurement
Systems and methods are disclosed to provide a process independent circuit for measuring output current of low drop out (LDO) regulators as well as buck regulators. The system can also measure the...
6711957 Systems & methods for automating asphalt mix design
Systems and methods are disclosed for automating asphalt mix design by estimating volumetric properties for one or more mix designs; running one or more tests on the mix design using a gyratory...
8932537 Portable tester for detection explosives, drugs and chemicals based on created color bar codes for analytes
A portable tester to detect one or more analytes from explosives, drugs, or household chemicals, comprising: a plurality of chemical disposable, detachable reagent reservoirs storing reagents to...
8071385 Portable explosive or drug detection system
A portable chemical analytical apparatus to analyze a test swipe includes a heater to warm the test swipe to a predetermined temperature; a clamp to secure the test swipe to the heater; one or more...
8400113 Battery enhanced, smart grid add-on for appliance
Systems and methods are disclosed for satisfying a demand response (DR) signal includes receiving the DR signal from an external source through a communication module; connecting an energy storage...
7573294 Programmable logic based latches and shift registers
Disclosed is a programmable logic device adapted to implement a shift register, the device comprising: a logic block comprised of: a latch having an input; and a logic element having an output...
7602213 Using programmable latch to implement logic
A logic circuit is disclosed that includes a latch for enhancing the circuit logic capacity. The circuit includes a logic block comprising a plurality of logic inputs and at least one logic output,...
7679399 Programmable interconnect structures
A programmable interconnect structure for an integrated circuit comprises: a pass-gate fabricated on a substrate layer to electrically connect a first node to a second node; and a configuration...
8370784 Automatic optimal integrated circuit generator from algorithms and specification
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically design a custom integrated circuit based on algorithmic process or code as input and using highly automated tools that requires virtually no human...
8084762 Resistive memory
A memory device includes an array of memory structures disposed in rows and columns and constructed over a substrate, each memory structure comprising a first signal electrode, a second signal...
8710877 Adaptive non-positive inductor current detector (ANPICD)
Systems and methods are disclosed to detect current for an output load with an inductor. The system includes a high side power transistor a low side power transistor coupled to the high side power...
8088332 Explosive or drug detection system for shipping containers
A tester to detect the presence of a target substance includes a housing that can be mounted on a shipping container; a chemical reservoir insertable into the housing; a disc or an automated...
8363887 Variable fan for portable explosive or drug detection system
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically detect the presence of a substance on a test swipe by capturing a background image of the test swipe; applying one or more test chemicals to a...
8091082 Systems and methods for risk analysis and updating of software
Systems and methods for updating software includes detecting a change for a change object being generated or mitigated across a system landscape; comparing the change to a predetermined guideline;...
7123088 Power amplifier module for wireless communication devices
A power amplifier module for amplifying radio frequency signals includes a radio frequency power amplifier including one or more semiconductor transistors, adapted to receive an input radio...
8317242 Tool holding grip assist
Apparatus and method for holding tools securely with a grip assist are provided. A preferred grip assist preferably includes a wristband having a strap and buckle, a first strap attached to the...
8552902 Methods and apparatus for suppression of low-frequency noise and drift in wireless sensors or receivers
An imaging receiver includes a low noise amplifier (LNA) module to receive and amplify the radio-frequency (RF) input signal; one or more switches configured to selectively pass RF input to one or...
6744729 Intelligent fabric
An intelligent switch for routing data through a network fabric in accordance with a requested quality of service (QoS), comprising: a processor; a network interface coupled to the processor and...
7489164 Multi-port memory devices
A semiconductor storage device, comprising: a first port to write data to a storage element; and a second port to read a signal generated by the storage element, wherein reading the generated...
8225247 Automatic optimal integrated circuit generator from algorithms and specification
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically design a custom integrated circuit includes receiving a specification of the custom integrated circuit including computer readable code and one or...
8534078 Self generating power generator for cryogenic systems
A cryogenic self powered system includes a cooled chamber having a hot face and a cold face; a power generator coupled to the hot face and the cold face to generate electricity therefrom; and a...
8249731 Smart air ventilation system
A system to control energy consumption in a building having a plurality of rooms with a wireless data transceiver; an occupancy sensor; a temperature sensor; a processor coupled to the wireless...
6803804 Programmable latch array using antifuses
A latch includes an inverter; a pass transistor having a first terminal coupled to an input of the inverter and a second terminal coupled to a programming voltage; a first capacitor having a first...
7486111 Programmable logic devices comprising time multiplexed programmable interconnect
Time-multiplexed interconnect structures, timing optimization techniques and software tools for said structures, for programmable semiconductor ICs is disclosed. A first aspect is a programmable...
7224642 Wireless sensor data processing systems
A wireless network includes a plurality of sensors; and a wireless station adapted to communicate with the plurality of sensors, each wireless station having a positioning system to provide 3D...
8478185 Systems and methods for improving media file access over an educational testing network
Systems and methods are disclosed for serving fresh media content while minimizing Internet traffic by periodically checking content freshness between a local server and a remote server; if a stale...
7463059 Alterable application specific integrated circuit (ASIC)
A semiconductor device includes a plurality of circuit blocks; and a configuration circuit coupled to the plurality of circuit blocks to program the circuit blocks, the configuration circuit...
7635988 Multi-port thin-film memory devices
In a first aspect, a semiconductor storage device, comprising: a metal line coupled to a gate of an access transistor, wherein the gate material is deposited substantially above the metal line. In...
D626032 Electric car

8475717 Explosive or drug detection reporting system
A police tester to detect the presence of a target substance includes a housing adapted to be mounted in a police cruiser; a chemical reservoir insertable into the housing; a test swipe in a disc...
7016059 Printing images in an optimized manner
A method and system of producing image prints and other physical manifestations of images from an order specifying one or more recipients and, for each specified recipient, a set of one or more...
7446563 Three dimensional integrated circuits
A programmable integrated circuit (IC), wherein: a programmable logic circuit is programmed to a user specification by configuring a transistor gate control signal generated by a read only memory...
7129986 Wireless camera system
A wireless camera including an enclosure having a lens opening; an imaging sensor positioned toward the lens opening; memory coupled to the camera to receive image data from the imaging sensor; and...
8590791 Color coded swipe for portable explosive or drug detection system
A test swipe for testing drugs, explosives or a chemical compound includes a base; and one or more swipe pads positioned on the base to receive one or more chemicals thereon, the one or more swipe...
8536023 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and structure
A method of manufacturing semiconductor wafers, the method including: providing a donor wafer including a semiconductor substrate; performing a lithography step and processing the donor wafer; and...
7185546 Systems and methods for measuring belt tension
Systems and methods for measuring belt tension in a semiconductor processing system include measuring a natural sound or an acceleration of the belt in the semiconductor processing system;...
7336097 Look-up table structure with embedded carry logic
A programmable look-up-table (LUT) structure adapted for carry logic incrementer implementation in an integrated circuit, comprising: three or more data inputs and a carry-in input, said data...
6847262 Integrated power amplifier module with power sensor
A power amplifier module for amplifying radio frequency signals includes first, second, third and fourth corner ground pads positioned at each corner of the power amplifier module; a radio...
8851063 Food suspension system for barbeque/smoker
Systems and methods are disclosed for cooking one or more food items by vertically suspending each food items inside a container; placing a heat source under the vertically suspended food items;...
8709880 Method for fabrication of a semiconductor device and structure
A method of manufacturing semiconductor devices: providing a first device including a first die and second die, where the first die is diced from a first wafer, the second die is diced from a...
8525885 Systems and methods for metering audio and video delays
A system to perform automated audio visual (AV) delay measurement for a system under test (SUT) includes a test pattern generator to generate a dynamic AV test pattern and connected to a source...
6855988 Semiconductor switching devices
A switching device for integrated circuit applications is disclosed. A first switching device includes a first device between a first voltage supply and a common output, a second device between a...
8843821 Patent development system
Systems and methods are disclosed to develop a patent document by generating a user manipulable claim data structure for a claim relationship between at least a descendant and a parent claims; and...
8557632 Method for fabrication of a semiconductor device and structure
A method to process an Integrated Circuit device including processing a first layer of first transistors, then processing a first metal layer overlaying the first transistors and providing at least...
7702739 Efficient transactional messaging between loosely coupled client and server over multiple intermittent networks with policy based routing
Systems and methods are disclosed for reducing the cost of sending messages over an intermittent network of computing devices via multiple communication channels by creating a first message on a...
6889148 Process control system to manage materials used in construction
Systems and methods are disclosed for designing and tracking construction material usage by estimating volumetric properties for one or more mix designs; determining an optimum mix based on...
8267294 Method and apparatus for attaching a personal electronic device
A method and apparatus for supporting a personal electronic device are provided. The device incorporates a support frame structure comprised of three legs. A vertical leg is attached to a shoulder...
8640417 Custom coffered surface layout, fabrication, and installation methods and processes
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing coffered ceilings with a plurality of preassembled coffered modules, each of which includes a ceiling panel precut in accordance with an order;...
7466163 Look-up table structure with embedded carry logic
A configurable look up table (LUT) structure of an integrated circuit comprising: a first, a second and a third intermediate LUT stage, each of the LUT stages comprising one or more inputs and an...
8126816 Method for fingerprinting and identifying internet users
Various aspects of the present system provide methods and systems for authenticating online purchase by tracing internet actions to a remote computer and to an individual who operates the computer....
8336017 Architecture optimizer
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically generate a custom integrated circuit (IC) described by a computer readable code or model. The IC has one or more timing and hardware constraints....
7759705 Semiconductor devices fabricated with different processing options
A semiconductor device, wherein: a first fabricating option provides a plurality of user configurations to configure the device functionality; and a second fabricating option hard-wires a said...
7716581 Patent optimizer
Systems and methods are disclosed to analyze a patent document by receiving patent application text including background, description of drawings, description and claims; generating a claim chart...
7656190 Incrementer based on carry chain compression
A computational unit is disclosed to increment or decrement n-bits of data. The unit has n/3 logic blocks to process the n-bits of data, each logic block including: first and second multiplexers to...
7795913 Programmable latch based multiplier
A programmable logic circuit is disclosed that includes a latch for enhancing the circuit logic capacity. In a multiplier configuration, the circuit comprises a logic block; and a latch having a...
7573293 Programmable logic based latches and shift registers
A latch is described, comprising: a first programmable logic element (LE); and a second programmable logic element (LE); and an output of the first LE adapted to directly couple to a first input of...
8418118 Architecture guided optimal system precision definition algorithm for custom integrated circuit
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically determine an optimal number format representation for a model or code to be implemented in a custom integrated circuit (IC) by determining a ratio...
7389090 Diplexer circuit for wireless communication devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for a wireless communications device for receiving wireless electronic signals including first wireless electronic signals at a first frequency and second wireless...
7777319 Three dimensional integrated circuits
A three-dimensional semiconductor device, comprising: a first module layer having a plurality of circuit blocks; and a second module layer positioned substantially above the first module layer,...
8103333 Mesh network monitoring appliance
A health care monitoring system for a person includes one or more wireless nodes forming a wireless mesh network to communicate data over the wireless mesh network to detect a heart attack or a...
6962648 Back-biased face target sputtering
A facing targets sputtering device for semiconductor fabrication includes an air-tight chamber in which an inert gas is admittable and exhaustible; a pair of target plates placed at opposite ends...
D614999 Electric truck

8258810 3D semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a first transistor layer and a second transistor layer overlaying the first transistor layer, wherein said first transistor layer comprises a plurality of flip-flops...
8276107 Integrated data model based framework for driving design convergence from architecture optimization to physical design closure
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically synthesize a custom integrated circuit by encoding architecture level knowledge in a data model to generate and pass new constraints for physical...
8710814 Systems and methods for switching supply load current estimation
Systems and methods are disclosed to detect a load current in a power regulator by providing power output through power transistors each having a plurality of dead time periods during...
7253681 Power amplifier with integrated sensors
An amplifier circuit for amplifying radio frequency signals includes a radio frequency power amplifier to receive an input radio frequency signal and to output an amplified radio frequency signal;...
8484588 System, architecture and micro-architecture (SAMA) representation of an integrated circuit
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically generate a custom integrated circuit (IC) design by receiving a specification of the custom IC including computer readable code to be executed by...
8581349 3D memory semiconductor device and structure
A 3D memory device, including: a first memory layer including a first memory transistor with side gates; a second memory layer including a second memory transistor with side gates; and a periphery...
7884727 Wireless occupancy and day-light sensing
A system to control energy consumption in a room uses a wireless mesh network that allows for continuous connections and reconfiguration around blocked paths by hopping from node to node until a...
8589854 Application driven power gating
Systems and methods are disclosed to manage power in a custom integrated circuit (IC) design by receiving a specification of the custom integrated circuit including computer readable code and...
8492886 3D integrated circuit with logic
An integrated circuit including a first layer of logic circuits, and a second layer of logic circuits overlaying the first layer, wherein the first layer includes a multiplicity of flip-flops...
8669778 Method for design and manufacturing of a 3D semiconductor device
A method for the design and manufacturing of a 3D semiconductor device including a first circuit stratum and a second circuit stratum, the method including: applying a synthesis tool with at least...
8423929 Intelligent architecture creator
Systems and methods are disclosed to automatically generate a processor architecture for a custom integrated circuit (IC) described by a computer readable code. The IC has one or more timing and...
7812458 Pad invariant FPGA and ASIC devices
A three dimensional semiconductor device, comprising: a plurality of circuit blocks including programmable logic blocks having predetermined positions within the device; a plurality of pads having...
6452088 Power generating display
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A set of radio frequency (RF) integrated circuits includes a transmit chip having a power amplifier and a receive chip adapted to work with the transmit chip. The receive chip has one or more low...
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A fuel cell system comprises a fuel processor, a fuel cell, a heat-generating electronic device and a thermally conductive component. The fuel processor receives fuel and outputs hydrogen. The fuel...
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Devices and methods for transferring and storing digital image data. The present invention provides a system and a method for transferring digital images between a source terminal and a repository...
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8335827 Systems and methods for exchanging information in a large group
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8204833 Method for fingerprinting and identifying internet users
Various aspects of the present system provide methods and systems for identifying an individual who operates a remote computer. One aspect provides a technique to generate fingerprint of computer...
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7862624 Nano-particles on fabric or textile
Systems and methods for fabricating a wash durable material includes forming a substrate having strands with void spaces in the strands and between the strands; filling at least a part of the void...
8525884 Systems and methods for metering audio and video delays
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8572544 Programmatic auto-convergent method for “physical layout power hot-spot” risk aware ASIP architecture customization for performance optimization
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8424317 Thermal insulation technique for ultra low temperature cryogenic processor
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8466665 Adaptive digital pulse width modulation generator for buck converters
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7104142 Systems and methods for automating asphalt mix design
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6657702 Facilitating photographic print re-ordering
A method facilitates photographic print re-ordering by encoding a photographic print with an identifier identifying a recipient of the photographic print and one or more printing parameters...
8754533 Monolithic three-dimensional semiconductor device and structure
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6707115 Transistor with minimal hot electron injection
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6296489 System for sound file recording, analysis, and archiving via the internet for language training and other applications
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