Patents by Inventor Terence E. Magee

Terence E. Magee 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).

  • Patent number: 4642667
    Abstract: A bipolar lateral transistor is formed in a highly doped p.sup.- -type well (13) the base contained in a lightly doped n.sup.- -type well (12) the collector in a very lightly doped p.sup.-- -type substrate (11). The arrangement is such that the boundary of the collector/base depletion region is distributed so that the non-depleted base region is wide below the emitter but very narrow at the surface. This defines a narrow active base region in the lateral emitter-collector path thus ensuring that the transistor operates predominantly in its lateral rather than its vertical mode. The structure is compatible with conventional CMOS and NMOS processing techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 10, 1987
    Assignee: Standard Telephones & Cables
    Inventor: Terence E. Magee
  • Patent number: 4578600
    Abstract: A CMOS logic input circuit comprises two complementary transistor pairs, TR1 and TR2; TR3 and TR4 coupled in series between the supply rails. The gates of n-channel transistor TR4 and p-channel transistor TR1 are coupled to the positive and negative supply rails respectively. A switching function is performed by TR2 and TR3.The arrangement is such that the switching threshold is substantially independent of transistor characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 1983
    Date of Patent: March 25, 1986
    Assignee: ITT Industries, Inc.
    Inventor: Terence E. Magee