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Number: 327/380
Name: Miscellaneous active electrical nonlinear devices, circuits, and systems > Gating (i.e., switching input to output) > Signal transmission integrity or spurious noise override > Preventing quick rise gating current (i.e., di/dt)
Description: Subject matter including a circuit for preventing, at the beginning of the turn-on period, an excessive current flow change at the control terminal which could cause damage to the switching device.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8643419 Flexible low power slew-rate controlled output buffer Feb. 4, 2014
8513937 Switching regulator with optimized switch node rise time Aug. 20, 2013
8477518 Device for driving inverter Jul. 2, 2013
8314514 Digital circuit having correcting circuit and electronic apparatus thereof Nov. 20, 2012
8299841 Semiconductor device Oct. 30, 2012
8213137 Solid state relay controller Jul. 3, 2012
7999600 Device and method for limiting Di/Dt caused by a switching FET of an inductive switching circuit Aug. 16, 2011
RE41926 Output circuit for adjusting output voltage slew rate Nov. 16, 2010
7737761 Gate drive circuit with reduced switching loss and noise Jun. 15, 2010
7564292 Device and method for limiting Di/Dt caused by a switching FET of an inductive switching circuit Jul. 21, 2009
7518430 Mechanism for providing over-voltage protection during power up of DC-DC converter Apr. 14, 2009
7411318 Digital circuit having correcting circuit and electronic apparatus thereof Aug. 12, 2008
7295054 Buffer capable of controlling slew rate in drive IC Nov. 13, 2007
7274223 Semiconductor device Sep. 25, 2007
7212061 DPWM with leading edge blanker circuit May. 1, 2007
7161379 Shunted current reduction Jan. 9, 2007
7143381 Resonance reduction arrangements Nov. 28, 2006
7106125 Method and apparatus to optimize receiving signal reflection Sep. 12, 2006
6972611 Method and device for a state-dependent control of the transient behavior of semiconductor power switches Dec. 6, 2005
6967519 Drive circuit for a power semiconductor device Nov. 22, 2005
6927633 High frequency circuit with thin film resistor Aug. 9, 2005
6906567 Method and structure for dynamic slew-rate control using capacitive elements Jun. 14, 2005
6871290 Method for reducing a magnitude of a rate of current change of an integrated circuit Mar. 22, 2005
6756623 Semiconductor device and method of driving transistors Jun. 29, 2004
6538480 Load driving device Mar. 25, 2003
6525597 Circuit configuration with internal supply voltage Feb. 25, 2003
6518815 Power device with protection against undesirable self-activation Feb. 11, 2003
6459324 Gate drive circuit with feedback-controlled active resistance Oct. 1, 2002
6437600 Adjustable output driver circuit Aug. 20, 2002
6388503 Output buffer with charge-pumped noise cancellation May. 14, 2002
6388486 Load sensing, slew rate shaping, output signal pad cell driver circuit and method May. 14, 2002
6271709 Gate drive circuit of voltage drive switching element Aug. 7, 2001
6222403 Slew rate output circuit with an improved driving capability of driving an output MOS field effect transistor Apr. 24, 2001
6208185 High performance active gate drive for IGBTs Mar. 27, 2001
6177817 Compensated-current mirror off-chip driver Jan. 23, 2001
6166582 Method and apparatus of an output buffer for controlling the ground bounce of a semiconductor device Dec. 26, 2000
6144245 Adaptive leading edge blanking circuit to eliminate spike on power switching transistor current sense signal Nov. 7, 2000
6127746 Method of controlling the switching DI/DT and DV/DT of a MOS-gated power transistor Oct. 3, 2000
6084464 On-chip decoupling capacitor system with parallel fuse Jul. 4, 2000
6031270 Methods of protecting a semiconductor device Feb. 29, 2000
6005821 Circuit and method for instruction controllable slew rate of bit line driver Dec. 21, 1999
5917758 Adjustable output driver circuit Jun. 29, 1999
5903028 Static and monolithic current limiter and circuit-breaker May. 11, 1999
5877646 Method for the turn-on regulation of an IGBT and apparatus for carrying out the method Mar. 2, 1999
5864456 Clock line over-current protector and industrial control system employing same Jan. 26, 1999
5808504 Insulated gate transistor drive circuit Sep. 15, 1998
5789964 Decoupling capacitor network for off-state operation Aug. 4, 1998
5789955 Current slew rate limiter Aug. 4, 1998
5781045 Method and apparatus for predriving a driver circuit for a relatively high current load Jul. 14, 1998
5777944 Circuit and method for instruction controllable slewrate of bit line driver Jul. 7, 1998

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