OUR PATENTS

NEAT currently holds seven total patents:

six in the United States, and one in Europe and China.

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US PATENT // 9,681,511
LED DRIVER CIRCUITS

 

In some implementations, a circuit includes a first terminal to couple with an alternating current (AC) power source and a second terminal to couple with the AC power source. The circuit includes a first diode and a second diode that are coupled in series, the first terminal being coupled to a node between the first diode and the second diode. The circuit includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor that are coupled in series, the second terminal being coupled to a node between the first capacitor and the second capacitor. The circuit includes one or more light emitting diode elements coupled in parallel with the first capacitor and the second capacitor.

US PATENT // 9,681,504
DRIVER CIRCUITS WITH MULTIPLE RECTIFIERS

 

In some implementations, a device includes a first full bridge rectifier configured to receive power from an alternating current (AC) power source, the first full bridge rectifier having direct current (DC) output nodes, a second full bridge rectifier configured to receive power from the AC power source, the second full bridge rectifier having DC output nodes, wherein the second full bridge rectifier is coupled to receive AC power in series with the first full bridge rectifier, a first set of light emitting diodes coupled to the DC output nodes of the first full bridge rectifier, and a second set of light emitting diodes coupled to the DC output nodes of the second full bridge rectifier.

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US PATENT // 9,961,736
LED DRIVER CIRCUITS

 

In some implementations, a circuit includes a first diode and a second diode that are coupled in series. The device is configured to couple an alternating current (AC) power source to a first node between the first diode and the second diode. The circuit includes a first capacitor and a second capacitor that are coupled in series, and the device is configured to couple the AC power source to a second node between the first capacitor and the second capacitor. The circuit includes one or more light emitting diode elements coupled in parallel with the first capacitor and the second capacitor, and a battery coupled in parallel with the one or more diodes.

Chip Probing
US PATENT // 10,270,359
MULTI-USE DRIVER CIRCUITS

 

In some implementations, a device that powers a load includes a first terminal to couple with an alternating current (AC) power source, a second terminal to couple with the AC power source, and a full bridge rectifier arranged to receive power from the AC power source and provide direct current (DC) power between a positive node and a negative node. The device includes a first capacitor coupled in series between the full bridge rectifier and the first terminal or the second terminal, a load coupled between the positive node and negative node of the rectifier, and a second capacitor coupled between the positive node and negative node of the rectifier, in parallel with the load.

Microchip
US PATENT // 10,342,084
OSCILLATING DRIVER CIRCUITS

In some implementations, a device includes first terminals to couple with a first battery arranged to supply power to the device, including a positive terminal and a negative terminal. The device includes a first winding and a second winding that are arranged to be inductively coupled. The device includes a transistor. The first winding and the second winding are coupled to the positive terminal with opposite polarity. The device includes a light emitting diode (LED) and second electrical contacts to couple with a second battery to be charged by the device. The device is arranged to couple the LED and the second battery in series with each other, with the LED and second battery being coupled in parallel with the second winding. The LED is arranged to be reverse biased with respect to the first battery and the second battery.

US PATENT // 10,736,196
OSCILLATING DRIVER CIRCUITS

In some implementations, a device includes first terminals to couple with a first battery arranged to supply power to the device, including a positive terminal and a negative terminal. The device includes a first winding and a second winding that are arranged to be inductively coupled. The device includes a transistor. The first winding and the second winding are coupled to the positive terminal with opposite polarity. The device includes a light emitting diode (LED) and second electrical contacts to couple with a second battery to be charged by the device. The device is arranged to couple the LED and the second battery in series with each other, with the LED and second battery being coupled in parallel with the second winding. The LED is arranged to be reverse biased with respect to the first battery and the second battery.