Engineering: Semiconductor Devices

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A Method for Compensating Wave Reflections in Transmission Lines

 

This technology is a method to eliminate voltage overshoot in cables used to connect AC electric motors and pulse width modulation (PWM) inverters. As a function...

Method for Isolating Antennas Using Meandered-Line Ground Plane Surface Wave Filter

 

A wireless communication device includes multiple antennas spaced apart from each other. Also included is a dielectric substrate with electrically conductive...

Balanced Cantilever RF MEM Switch

 

A high life cycle and low voltage MEMS device. Separate support posts are disposed to prevent a suspended switch pad from touching the actuation pad while...

In-Situ Simultaneous Actuation and Displacement Sensing with Electrostatic Actuators Using Amplitude and/or Phase Modulation

 

An electrostatic drive includes a first electrode and a second electrode responsive to a drive signal. The drive signal includes an actuation signal constituent...

Low Actuation Voltage Microelectromechanical (MEM) RF Devices

 

A method and apparatus for controlling the flow of signals by selectively switching signals to ground and allowing signals to pass through a signal line based a...

Signal Routing in Balanced Cantilever RF MEM Switch

 

A high life cycle MEMS device. The inventors have recognized that the deflection beam or deflection beams of an MEMS shunt switch are a failure point in need of...

Parallel-Kinematics Flexure Stage (PKFS)

 

This parallel-kinematics flexure stage (PKFS) generates a motion range larger than, or at least comparable to, current commercial designs while simultaneously...

Broadband, Electrically-Small Antenna

 

The utilization of small antennas for mobile devices and for low frequency (long wavelength) applications is desired. Further, efficient use of transmission power...

Self-Aligning Mechanism for Uniaxial Tests at Micro-Nano Scale and Method for in situ Mechano-Electrical Measurements of Micro-Nano Scale Specimens

 

Current methods of performing tensile tests on micro-nano scale material samples have an inherent flaw, namely that true uniaxial loads are difficult to achieve....

Femto-Joule Atomic Scale Reversible Switch

 

A device that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a memory array having a first array of nanotubes, a second array of...

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