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Programmable Voltage Variable Capacitor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048739D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Kalter, HL Kotecha, HN [+details]

Abstract

A programmable voltage-variable integrated circuit capacitor is provided by the use of a non-volatile memory device of the floating-gate type in which various pre-set threshold voltages are used to change the capacitive coupling between a control electrode and the source drain terminals of the floating-gate MOSFET.