Substrate bias feedback scheme to reduce chip leakage power

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7746160
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12380492

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Disclosed is an improved substrate bias feedback circuit, and a method for operating the same.

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CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATIONSAN JOSE, CA2175

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gradinariu, Iulian Colorado Springs, US 7 51
Raghavan, Vijay Kumar Srinivasa Colorado Springs, US 16 63

Cited Art Landscape

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POLARIS INNOVATIONS LIMITED (1)
* 7425861 Device and method for regulating the threshold voltage of a transistor 10 2006
 
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (2)
* 7173477 Variable capacitance charge pump system and method 10 2004
7504876 Substrate bias feedback scheme to reduce chip leakage power 15 2006
 
LENOVO PC INTERNATIONAL (1)
7307467 Structure and method for implementing oxide leakage based voltage divider network for integrated circuit devices 9 2006
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
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* 6529421 SRAM array with temperature-compensated threshold voltage 57 2001
 
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR GMBH (1)
* 7276960 Voltage regulated charge pump with regulated charge current into the flying capacitor 63 2005
 
XILINX, INC. (1)
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LG SEMICON CO., LTD. (1)
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SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (1)
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NEC CORPORATION (1)
5499183 Constant voltage generating circuit having step-up circuit 42 1994
 
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
6759836 Low drop-out regulator 35 2002
 
INTEL CORPORATION (1)
* 6917237 Temperature dependent regulation of threshold voltage 109 2004
 
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (3)
6175264 Charge pump for generating negative voltage without change of threshold due to undesirable back-gate biasing effect 41 1999
6459328 High speed voltage boosting circuit 17 2000
6473321 Semiconductor integrated circuit and nonvolatile semiconductor memory 36 2001
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 7030682 Voltage detection circuit and internal voltage generating circuit comprising it 9 2002
 
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED (1)
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KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
6373323 Semiconductor integrated circuit device with threshold control 25 1999
6486729 Potential detector and semiconductor integrated circuit 72 2001
 
WINBOND ELECTRONICS CORP. (1)
5982223 Charge pump system with improved programming current distribution 36 1997
 
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. (2)
6545529 High voltage generating circuit 51 2001
* 7227403 Internal voltage generator for semiconductor device 8 2005
 
LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. (1)
* 6927621 Voltage generator 7 2003
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
8587365 Substrate bias feedback scheme to reduce chip leakage power 1 2012
 
SOCIONEXT INC. (2)
* 8067976 Semiconductor integrated circuit 4 2006
* 2010/0097,128 SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT 3 2006
 
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. (3)
* 9250271 Charge pump generator with direct voltage sensor 0 2013
* 9341655 Charge pump generator with direct voltage sensor 0 2014
* 2015/0054,572 CHARGE PUMP GENERATOR WITH DIRECT VOLTAGE SENSOR 1 2014
 
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. (2)
* 8248151 Apparatus and method configured to provide electrical bias 1 2010
8508286 Apparatus and method for electrical biasing 0 2012
* Cited By Examiner

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