UPI SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
|UPI SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. Patent applications|
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|20130200864||DC-DC CONVERTER AND VOLTAGE CONVERSION METHOD THEREOF - A DC-DC converter and a voltage conversion method thereof are provided. The DC-DC converter includes an output unit, a control unit and a trigger unit. The output unit converts an input voltage into an output voltage. The control unit generates a control signal according to the input voltage, an output feedback voltage related to the output voltage and a reference voltage, so as to make the output unit generate the output voltage. The trigger unit generates a first trigger signal according to the control signal, the output feedback voltage and the reference voltage. When the output feedback voltage is less than the reference voltage by a preset voltage, the control unit controls the output unit to perform a voltage-regulating process to the output voltage in advance.||08-08-2013|
|20130038972||BATTERY POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD - A battery power management system including a protection switch, a battery set, a high-voltage protection chip, a plurality of voltage-dividing units and a low-voltage measurement chip is provided. The protection switch and the battery set are connected in series between a first power terminal and a second power terminal of the battery power management system. The battery set includes a plurality of battery cells and has a plurality of sensing nodes. The high-voltage protection chip controls the protection switch according to a plurality of first sensing voltages from the sensing nodes. The voltage-dividing units are connected to a part of the sensing nodes and divide a part of the first sensing voltages to generate a plurality of second sensing voltages. The low-voltage measurement chip is connected to the voltage-dividing units and measures electric quantities of the battery cells according to the second sensing voltages.||02-14-2013|
|20130038312||MULTI-PHASE DC-DC POWER CONVERTER - A multi-phase DC-DC power converter including a pulse width modulation (PWM) controller and a plurality of output stage circuits is provided. The output stage circuits convert an input voltage into an output voltage. The PWM controller includes a PWM generation module, a ramp generator and a feedback circuit. The feedback circuit generates a trigger signal according to the output voltage and a ramp signal. The PWM generation module generates a PWM signal with a constant on time, and adjusts a duty cycle of the PWM signal according to the trigger signal, the input and output voltages, so as to control phase channels of the multi-phase DC-DC power converter in order.||02-14-2013|
|20130027012||DC-DC CONVERTER AND VOLTAGE CONVERSION METHOD THEREOF - A DC-DC converter is provided. When a load of the DC-DC converter is too light, the DC-DC converter can raise a frequency of its PWM signal, and reduce a pulse width of the PWM signal, so as to avoid the frequency of the PWM signal falling into a frequency range that can heard by human's ear and maintain high conversion efficiency of the DC-DC converter.||01-31-2013|
|20120126775||SWITCHING POWER CONVERTER - A switching power converter including an upper-bridge switch, a lower-bridge switch, an impedance circuit, a first control circuit, a second control circuit and a logic circuit is provided. The impedance circuit generates an output voltage and a sensing current according to a conductive state of the upper-bridge switch and the lower-bridge switch. The first control circuit generates a first pulse signal according to the output voltage. The second control circuit has a first mode and a second mode for generating a second pulse signal and a third pulse signal individually. Furthermore, the second control circuit uses different threshold values in different modes to determine whether to switch the mode thereof, so as to form a hysteretic effect in mode switching. The logic circuit controls the upper-bridge switch by the first pulse signal, and controls the lower-bridge switch by the second pulse signal or the third pulse signal.||05-24-2012|
|20120092047||POWER-ON RESET CIRCUIT - A power-on reset circuit including a voltage divider, a first transistor and a second transistor is provided. The voltage divider is electrically connected between a first source voltage and a first ground voltage, and generates a sensing voltage. A drain of the first transistor is electrically connected to a second source voltage, and a gate and a source of the first transistor are connected to each other. A conductive channel of the second transistor is the same with that of the first transistor, and a type of the second transistor is different from a type of the first transistor. Furthermore, a drain of the second transistor is electrically connected to the source of the first transistor. A gate of the second transistor receives the sensing voltage. A source of the second transistor is electrically connected to a second ground voltage.||04-19-2012|
|20120091812||POWER SWITCHING DEVICE - A power switching device including a rectifier circuit and a control circuit is provided. A first terminal of the rectifier circuit receives an external voltage source and a second terminal of the rectifier circuit is electrically connected to a node. The control circuit is electrically connected between the node and a battery. Furthermore, during a power supply mode, the control circuit provides a power supply path, so that the battery provides a battery current to the node. Besides, the control circuit detects the battery current and determines whether or not to switch to a normal mode from the power supply mode according to the detection result.||04-19-2012|
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