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Number: 257/467
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Responsive to non-electrical signal (e.g., chemical, stress, light, or magnetic field sensors) > Temperature
Description: Subject matter wherein the non-electrical signal to which the device responds is thermal energy.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
257/470 Pn junction adapted as temperature sensor 144
257/468 Semiconductor device operated at cryogenic temperature 41
257/469 With means to reduce temperature sensitivity (e.g., reduction of temperature sensitivity of junction breakdown voltage by using a compensating element) 112

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8710615 Semiconductor device with an amorphous semi-insulating layer, temperature sensor, and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device Apr. 29, 2014
8704327 Integrated capacitive device having a thermally variable capacitive value Apr. 22, 2014
8692247 Integrated mechanical device for electrical switching Apr. 8, 2014
8692348 Photodetector Apr. 8, 2014
8692349 Semiconductor devices and methods of controlling temperature thereof Apr. 8, 2014
8686277 Microelectronic assembly including built-in thermoelectric cooler and method of fabricating same Apr. 1, 2014
8669635 Electrically conductive nanocomposite material and thermoelectric device comprising the material Mar. 11, 2014
8637981 Dual compartment semiconductor package with temperature sensor Jan. 28, 2014
8618603 Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing same Dec. 31, 2013
8604867 Energy harvesting in integrated circuit packages Dec. 10, 2013
8592937 Pyroelectric detector, pyroelectric detection device, and electronic instrument Nov. 26, 2013
8587224 Variable gate field-effect transistor and electrical and electronic apparatus including the same Nov. 19, 2013
8587083 Microbolometer semiconductor material Nov. 19, 2013
8569808 Temperature stabilitized MEMS Oct. 29, 2013
8563844 Thin-film heterostructure thermoelectrics in a group IIA and IV-VI materials system Oct. 22, 2013
8563903 Method and circuit for controlling radiant heat of transistor using metal-insulator transition device Oct. 22, 2013
8564096 Diffused integrated resistor Oct. 22, 2013
8564103 Method of manufacturing an electronic device Oct. 22, 2013
8564129 Low resistivity contact Oct. 22, 2013
8546904 Integrated circuit with temperature increasing element and electronic system having the same Oct. 1, 2013
8546903 Ionic isolation ring Oct. 1, 2013
8519505 Electrically conductive polymer composite and thermoelectric device using electrically conductive polymer material Aug. 27, 2013
8513042 Method of forming an electromechanical transducer device Aug. 20, 2013
8507909 Measuring apparatus that includes a chip with a through silicon via, a heater having plural switches, and a stress sensor Aug. 13, 2013
8465998 Thermoelectric conversion module and method for manufacturing thermoelectric conversion module Jun. 18, 2013
8450825 Semiconductor package May. 28, 2013
8445836 System for maintaining an even temperature distribution across a laser detector May. 21, 2013
8441094 Resonator element and resonator pixel for microbolometer sensor May. 14, 2013
8441093 Shared membrane thermopile sensor array May. 14, 2013
8441092 Thermoelectric cooler system, method and device May. 14, 2013
8425115 Multi-layered thermal sensor for integrated circuits and other layered structures Apr. 23, 2013
8426864 Infrared sensor Apr. 23, 2013
8420987 Thermistor with 3 terminals, thermistor-transistor, circuit for controlling heat of power transistor using the thermistor-transistor, and power system including the circuit Apr. 16, 2013
8415760 Sensor for detecting thermal radiation Apr. 9, 2013
8399951 Thin-film semiconductor device Mar. 19, 2013
8395229 MEMS-based getter microdevice Mar. 12, 2013
8362584 Pyroelectric detector, pyroelectric detection device, and electronic instrument Jan. 29, 2013
8362583 Pyroelectric detector, pyroelectric detection device, and electronic instrument Jan. 29, 2013
8309838 Potential amplified nonequilibrium thermal electric device (PANTEC) Nov. 13, 2012
8304851 Semiconductor thermocouple and sensor Nov. 6, 2012
8304850 Integrated infrared sensors with optical elements, and methods Nov. 6, 2012
8299579 Method for generating a signal representative of the current delivered to a load by a power device and relative power device Oct. 30, 2012
8294247 High-power device having thermocouple embedded therein and method for manufacturing the same Oct. 23, 2012
8288838 Semiconductor unit Oct. 16, 2012
8264054 MEMS device having electrothermal actuation and release and method for fabricating Sep. 11, 2012
8258597 Pyroelectric detector, pyroelectric detection device, and electronic instrument Sep. 4, 2012
8258509 Micro vacuum gauge Sep. 4, 2012
8212282 Semiconductor device used in step-up DC-DC converter, and step-up DC-DC converter Jul. 3, 2012
8198697 Semiconductor device Jun. 12, 2012
8198116 Fabrication method for thermoelectric device Jun. 12, 2012

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