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126 Stevens, KennethCAD directions for high performance asynchronous circuitsThis paper describes a novel methodology for high performance asynchronous design based on timed circuits and on CAD support for their synthesis using Relative Timing. This methodology was developed for a prototype iA32 instruction length decoding and steering unit called RAPPID ("Revolving Asynchro...1999
127 Furse, Cynthia M.; Gandhi, Om P.Calculation of electric fields and currents induced in a millimeter-resolution human model at 60 Hz using the FDTD method with a novel time-to-frequency-domain conversionThe finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method has previously been used to calculate induced currents in anatomically based models of the human body at frequencies ranging from 20 to 915 MHz and resolutions down to 1.31 cm . Calculations at lower frequencies and higher resolutions have been preclu...Finite-difference time-domain method; FDTD; Induced currents; Human body model1996
128 Furse, Cynthia M.Capacitance and inductance sensor circuits for detecting the lengths of open- and short-circuited wiresThe length of an open- or short-circuited wire is linearly proportional to the capacitance or inductance of the wire, respectively. Several types of simple and inexpensive circuits are introduced to measure these values. Open-circuited (capacitance) measurements are very effective. Short-circuited ...Aging aircraft wire; Capacitance sensors; Fault detection; Inductance sensors2009-08
129 Stevens, KennethCapacitive ionic current measurement in a polymer-electrolyte transistorOrganic transistors that use dissolved ions to conduct current are able to reproduce the current-voltage characteristics of semiconductor transistors. The polymer-electrolyte transistor (PET) consists of a three-source acid-base reaction system, where a polymer gel separates the three source electro...2008
130 Harrison, Reid R.; Myers, Chris J.; Schlegel, ChristianCell library for automatic synthesis of analog error control decodersThis paper presents a cell library for automatic synthesis of analog error control decoders. By using some basic cells, analog ermr control decoders can be automatically synthesized. Also, using automatic synthesis based on this cell library, the circuit performance is not degraded and the circuit i...2002
131 Myers, Chris J.; Harrison, Reid R.; Schlegel, ChristianCell library for automatic synthesis of analog error control decodersThis paper presents a cell library for automatic synthesis of analog error control decoders. By using some basic cells, analog ermr control decoders can be automatically synthesized. Also, using automatic synthesis based on this cell library, the circuit performance is not degraded and the circuit i...2002
132 Khan, Faisal HabibChallenges and solutions in measuring computer power supply efficiency for 80 PLUS® certificationThis paper discusses the techniques, challenges, and results of measuring computer power supply (CPS) efficiency, power factor (PF), and input harmonic currents for the 80 PLUS® program since its beginning in 2002. To date, over 750 power supplies have been tested with many certified for the 80 PL...2009-02
133 Furse, Cynthia M.; Cotter, Neil E.Challenges in curriculum adaptation across institutions of higher education: international and national student transferThe challenges associated with student transfer between institutions of higher education are investigated. The Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) requires that undergraduate courses from non-ABET accredited institutions are recognized across public universities and colleges in Utah Based on empi...2006
134 Furse, Cynthia M.Challenges with optically transparent patch antennasIn this paper, antennas made out of transparent conducting oxides (TCOs) are explored. The optical transparency of transparent conducting oxides is achieved through thin-film depositions on substrates. However, thin-film depositions create a new set of electrical challenges that require a full under...2012-01-01
135 Blair, StevenChannel routing for integrated opticsIncreasing scope and applications of integrated optics necessitates the development of automated techniques for physical design of optical systems. This paper presents an automated, planar channel routing technique for integrated optical waveguides. Integrated optics is a planar technology and lacks...2013-01-01
136 Blair, StevenCharacterization of a 3D optrode array for infrared neural stimulationThis paper characterizes the Utah Slant Optrode Array (USOA) as a means to deliver infrared light deep into tissue. An undoped crystalline silicon (100) substrate was used to fabricate 10×10 arrays of optrodes with rows of varying lengths from 0.5mm to 1.5mm on a 400-μm pitch. Light delivery from ...2012-01-01
137 Khan, Faisal HabibCharacterization of aging process in power converters using spread spectrum time domain reflectometryThis paper aims to find a new technique to predict the state of health of power converters by characterizing the most vulnerable components in the converter without affecting the normal circuit operation. Spread spectrum time domain reflectometry (SSTDR) can detect most of the aged components inside...2012-01-01
138 Stevens, KennethCharacterization of asynchronous templates for integration into clocked CAD flowsAsynchronous circuit design can result in substantial benefits of reduced power, improved performance, and high modularity. However, asynchronous design styles are largely incompatible with clocked CAD, which has prevented wide-scale adoption. The key incompatibility is timing. Thus most commercial...2009
139 Mastrangelo, Carlos H.Characterization of electrical interferences for ground reaction sensor clusterThis paper presents the characterization of electrical interferences for a high-resolution error-correcting biomechanical ground reaction sensor cluster (GRSC), developed for improving inertial measurement unit (IMU) position sensing accuracy. The GRSC is composed of 13 x 13 sensing nodes, which can...2012-01-01
140 Stringfellow, Gerald B.;Inglefield, Colin E.;Taylor, P. CraigCharacterization of unicompositional GaInP2 ordering heterostructures grown by variation of V/III ratioPhotoluminescence (PL) and photoluminescence excitation (PLE) spectroscopies are employed to investigate single heterostructures based on two GaInP2 layers that have the same composition but different degrees of order on the cation sublattice. Four sample configurations are studied: two complemen...Heterostructures; Growth parameters; Growth temperature1997
141 Stringfellow, Gerald B.; Sadwick, Laurence P.Chemical beam epitaxial growth of InP and GaP by using tertiarybutylbis (dimethylamino) phosphineWe report the growth of indium phosphide (InP) by using a chemical beam epitaxy (CBE) technique with the group V source tertiarybutylbis (dimethylamino) phosphine (TBBDMAP). The photoluminescence spectra at 15 K showed that the intensity of a peak attributed to impurity recombination and the FWHM i...Chemical beam epitaxy; CBE; InP; GaP; Tertiarybutylbis (Dimethylamino) Phosphine; Gallium phosphide; TBBDMAP2007
142 Stevens, KennethClocked and asynchronous FIFO characterization and comparisonHeterogeneous blocks, IP reuse, network-on-chip interconnect, and multi-frequency design are becoming more prevalent in integrated circuit design. Communication amongst these blocks typically employs first-in-first-out (FIFO) buffering for flow control. This paper characterizes and evaluates severa...2009
143 Myers, Chris J.CMOS analog map decoder for (8,4) hamming codeAbstract-Design and test results for a fully integrated translinear tail-biting MAP error-control decoder are presented. Decoder designs have been reported for various applications which make use of analog computation, mostly for Viterbi-style decoders. MAP decoders are more complex, and are necess...2004
144 Harrison, Reid R.CMOS imager with on-chip temporal filtering for motion pre-processingRobust motion detection algorithms such as the motion energy model require temporal filtering at the pixel level. We have designed and tested a CMOS imager with integrated, pixel-level temporal filtering necessary for motion detection. This temporal filtering enhances transients and provides a ...2002-01-01
145 Harrison, Reid R.CMOS programmable analog memory-cell array using floating-gate circuitsThe complexity of analog VLSI systems is often limited by the number of pins on a chip rather than by the die area. Currently, many analog parameters and biases are stored off-chip. Moving parameter storage on-chip could save pins and allow us to create complex programmable analog systems. In this ...Computer chips; VLSI; Computer memory; Potentiometers; CMOS circuits; Floating gate circuit2001-01
146 Khan, Faisal HabibCommercial and industrial applications getting ready for direct-current power distributionThis paper describes design trends in several classes of power-electronic appliances that will increase the appeal for distributing dc power in buildings. In the commercial sector information technology (IT) power conversion architectures are moving from multi- to single-voltage supplies, initially...Direct current power distribution; Commercial applications2004-01-01
147 Furse, Cynthia M.Commission B (fields and waves) international survey about EM educationCommission B has the terms of reference "Fields and waves", which have been well established on the basis of electromagnetism and Maxwell's equations. Experts in this area need a firm basis in mathematics and physics as well as their historical background; though the subjects are sometimes too heav...2005
148 Stevens, KennethComparing energy and latency of asynchronous and synchronous NoCs for embedded SoCsPower consumption of on-chip interconnects is a primary concern for many embedded system-on-chip (SoC) applications. In this paper, we compare energy and performance characteristics of asynchronous (clockless) and synchronous network on-chip implementations, optimized for a number of SoC designs. We...2010
149 Furse, Cynthia M.; Lazzi, Gianluca; Gandhi, Om P.Comparison of FDTD computed and measured radiation patterns of commercial mobile telephones in presence of the human headIn this letter, finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) computed radiation patterns of mobile telephones are carefully compared with those measured in our laboratory. The question on the capability of the FDTD method to correctly predict the radiated electromagnetic fields of today's structurally comp...FDTD; Finite-difference time-domain; Mobile antennas1998-01-01
150 Stringfellow, Gerald B.Compositional modulation and ordering in semiconductorsThe science of materials as a specific discipline is a relatively modern development. Within this rather modern field, the study of semiconductor materials is an even more recent development. Modern textbooks on materials science focus primarily on the properties of metals and second on the properti...Materials scientists; Controlled ordering1997
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