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Integrated Circuit EPI Bias Current Control with Schottky Contact

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070092D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Hennessey, SC [+details]

Abstract

It has been found in integrated circuits that if the epitaxial bias control contact is made a Schottky barrier contact over currents due to power supply failure are eliminated. Also eliminated are power supply sequencing requirements.