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Thomas Schwarzweller has worked on the following 54 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP12167815

Galvanic Isolation Device And Method

IPC classification:
H01L 27/02, H02H 9/04
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12177008

Pulse-Shrinking delay line based on feed forward

IPC classification:
H03K 5/04, H03K 5/06, H03K 5/13, H03K 5/159
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12163013

Switched-mode power supply with feedforward control based on load setpoint

IPC classification:
H02M 3/158
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12162414

Control of a microphone

IPC classification:
H03M 1/18, H03M 3/02, H04R 3/00, H04R 3/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12706058

MAGNETIC SENSORS

IPC classification:
G01R 33/00, G01R 33/06, H01L 29/82
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12178415

Magnetic Sensor Arrangement

IPC classification:
G01P 3/487, G01P 3/488, G01P 3/489, G01P 21/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12160401

A loudspeaker drive circuit for determining loudspeaker characteristics and/or diagnostics

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11170863

Control of a loudspeaker output

IPC classification:
H03F 1/52, H03F 3/181, H03G 7/00, H03G 9/02, H04R 3/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11172918

MEMS resonator

IPC classification:
H03H 9/24
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11160031

Resonator and method of controlling the same

IPC classification:
H03H 9/02, H03H 9/24
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13185012

Field plate assisted resistance reduction in a semiconductor device

IPC classification:
H01L 29/40, H01L 29/78
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12194814

Audio system

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12194616

MEMS oscillators with thermal actuation at half resonance frequency

IPC classification:
H03B 5/42
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13192667

Bond wire arrangement for efficient signal transmission

IPC classification:
H01L 23/49, H01L 23/66, H04L 25/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12198395

Semiconductor magnetic field sensors

IPC classification:
G01R 33/06, H01L 29/82
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12198023

Current monitoring circuits and methods and transistor arrangement

IPC classification:
H03K 17/082
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12198025

Current monitoring circuits and methods

IPC classification:
G05F 1/573
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13155906

Magnetic field sensor system with a magnetic wheel rotatable around a wheel axis and with magnetic sensor elements being arranged within a plane perpendicular to the wheel axis

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13157534

Boost converter

IPC classification:
H02M 3/156, H03F 3/217
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13158925

Switchable current source circuit and method

IPC classification:
G05F 3/26, H03K 17/042
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12186184

Magnetic field sensor system with a biasing magnet producing a spatially symmetric magnetic field within a plane being defined by magnetoresistive sensor elements

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14, G01R 33/00, G01R 33/09
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13165982

Gate driver circuit

IPC classification:
G05F 3/26, H03K 17/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14160962

System and method for operating a filter for echo cancellation

IPC classification:
H04B 3/23
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP09801268

MAGNETIC STEERING APPLICATION FOR SINGULATED (X)MR SENSORS

IPC classification:
G01R 31/28, G01R 31/315, G01R 33/09
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13171756

Manufacturing magnetic sensor elements monolithically integrated at a semiconductor chip comprising an integrated circuit

IPC classification:
G01R 33/00, G01R 33/09
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13174502

Active beacon for vulnerable road users

IPC classification:
G08G 1/16
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12186407

MEMS resonator with improved amplitude saturation

IPC classification:
H03B 1/00, H03H 9/02, H03H 9/24
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13177543

RF device and method with improved active load modulation capability

IPC classification:
H04B 5/00, H04B 5/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13183415

Switched capacitor power converter

IPC classification:
H02M 3/07
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13185402

An audio and ultrasound signal processing circuit and an ultrasound signal processing circuit, and associated methods

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30, H03G 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13187912

Analogue to digital converter

IPC classification:
H03M 3/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14187553

Input circuit with mirroring

IPC classification:
H03K 5/08
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13194907

Determining the temperature of a loudspeaker voice coil

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13199568

Loudspeaker controller

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14166803

Controller area network (CAN) device and method for controlling CAN traffic

IPC classification:
G06F 13/40, H03K 19/018, H04L 12/40
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14171613

Signal processing circuit

IPC classification:
H04M 1/60, H04R 1/10, H04R 3/04, H04R 3/12, H04R 5/033, H04R 5/04, H04S 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14175285

Differential lateral magnetic field sensor system with offset cancelling and implemented using silicon-on-insulator technology

IPC classification:
G01R 33/06
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14181324

Voice coil motor and loudspeaker controller

IPC classification:
H04R 3/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15184237

INTERFEROMETER DEVICE FOR SENSING A SUBSTANCE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF

IPC classification:
G01J 3/02, G01J 3/42, G01N 21/03, G01N 21/05, G01N 21/35, G01N 21/3504, G01N 21/3577, G01N 21/45, G01N 21/61, G01N 33/00, G02B 5/08
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15152026

System and method for stereo widening

IPC classification:
H03G 7/00, H03G 9/00, H04R 3/00, H04R 5/04, H04S 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12170927

Magnetic sensor arrangement

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14, G01R 33/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16151765

SWITCHED PROBE CONTACT

IPC classification:
G01R 31/28, G01R 31/317
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16150932

MULTI-SENSOR ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
G01K 7/42, H05K 1/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16165148

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTING A LOUDSPEAKER SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H03F 1/30, H03F 1/52, H03F 3/187, H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16164055

DISPLAY CONTROLLER, HEADS-UP IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
G09G 5/38
Applicant:
Freescale Semiconductor Inc
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16165853

FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTORS WITH BODY DROPDOWNS

IPC classification:
H01L 29/10, H01L 29/423, H01L 29/66, H01L 29/78
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16171160

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VERIFYING THE INTEGRITY OF TRANSFORMED VERTEX DATA IN GRAPHICS PIPELINE PROCESSING

IPC classification:
G06T 15/00
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16171168

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VERIFYING FRAGMENT PROCESSING RELATED DATA IN GRAPHICS PIPELINE PROCESSING

IPC classification:
G06F 11/00, G06T 15/00, G06T 15/04
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16173412

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASYMMETRIC MEMORY ACCESS TO MEMORY BANKS WITHIN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
G06F 13/16
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP11162591

MEMS resonator and method of controlling the same

IPC classification:
H03H 9/02, H03H 9/24
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16181553

SUBSTRATE BIAS CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR BIASING A SUBSTRATE

IPC classification:
G05F 3/20, G11C 11/407, H01L 27/02, H03K 19/003
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16186527

SAFE SECURE BIT STORAGE WITH VALIDATION

IPC classification:
G11C 7/24, H03K 3/037
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16190311

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOTOR LOCK OR STALL DETECTION

IPC classification:
H02P 6/12, H02P 6/18, H02P 29/024
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16305396

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO DIRECTLY COUPLE TO ANALOG TO DIGITAL CONVERTER HAVING LOWER VOLTAGE REFERENCE

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30, H03M 1/06
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
The application has been published

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