Patents by Inventor Rich Schultz

Rich Schultz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070295114
    Abstract: An indoor accelerated weathering device having a rotatable rack in a test chamber for mounting test specimens in an exposure plane includes a light collection device connected to the rack, which is operatively coupled to an optical rotary joint concentric with the rack shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2006
    Publication date: December 27, 2007
    Inventors: Dan Pilcher, Kurt Scott, Rich Schultz
  • Patent number: 6476497
    Abstract: A method for concentric metal density power distribution is disclosed that reduces metal density and increases available area for routing clock and signal traces. A method of concentric metal density power distribution includes the steps of partitioning an area of standard cells in an integrated circuit chip into a plurality of power regions, forming a power boundary around each of the plurality of power regions, and forming a plurality of concentric straps in a metal layer of the integrated circuit chip wherein each of the plurality of concentric straps has a strap width that varies from a maximum strap width at a periphery of each of the plurality of power regions to a minimum strap width toward a center of each of the plurality of power regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2002
    Assignee: LSI Logic Corporation
    Inventors: Robert D. Waldron, Rich Schultz