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Title: Low-power MEMS wakeup system

Abstract

There is provided a near-zero-power wakeup system in which a MEMS sensor for mechanical or acoustic signals is coupled to a very-low-power complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). Power consumption can be minimized by operating the ASIC with sub-threshold gate voltages.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1600303
Patent Number(s):
10,481,672
Application Number:
16/274,455
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
NA0003525
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 02/13/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

Citation Formats

Griffin, Benjamin, Reger, Robert William, Yen, Sean, Barney, Bryson, Young, Andrew Ian, Young, Travis Ryan, Wiwi, Michael, Henry, Michael David, and Homeijer, Brian D. Low-power MEMS wakeup system. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Griffin, Benjamin, Reger, Robert William, Yen, Sean, Barney, Bryson, Young, Andrew Ian, Young, Travis Ryan, Wiwi, Michael, Henry, Michael David, & Homeijer, Brian D. Low-power MEMS wakeup system. United States.
Griffin, Benjamin, Reger, Robert William, Yen, Sean, Barney, Bryson, Young, Andrew Ian, Young, Travis Ryan, Wiwi, Michael, Henry, Michael David, and Homeijer, Brian D. Tue . "Low-power MEMS wakeup system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600303.
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title = {Low-power MEMS wakeup system},
author = {Griffin, Benjamin and Reger, Robert William and Yen, Sean and Barney, Bryson and Young, Andrew Ian and Young, Travis Ryan and Wiwi, Michael and Henry, Michael David and Homeijer, Brian D.},
abstractNote = {There is provided a near-zero-power wakeup system in which a MEMS sensor for mechanical or acoustic signals is coupled to a very-low-power complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC). Power consumption can be minimized by operating the ASIC with sub-threshold gate voltages.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {11}
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