(19)
(11)EP 2 568 496 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
06.12.2017 Bulletin 2017/49

(43)Date of publication A2:
13.03.2013 Bulletin 2013/11

(21)Application number: 12183704.1

(22)Date of filing:  10.09.2012
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
H01L 23/34(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME

(30)Priority: 09.09.2011 US 201161532961 P

(71)Applicant: ASSA ABLOY AB
107 23 Stockholm (SE)

(72)Inventors:
  • Padilla, Toby
    Lakewood, CO Colorado 80227 (US)
  • Verwiebe, Martin
    Broomfield, CO Colorado 80020 (US)
  • Milbrandt, Ryan
    Lakewood, CO Colorado 80228 (US)
  • Bousfield, Randall
    Arvada, CO Colorado 80234 (US)

(74)Representative: Grosfillier, Philippe et al
ANDRE ROLAND SA Chemin des Charmettes 9 P.O. Box 5107
1002 Lausanne
1002 Lausanne (CH)

  


(54)Method and apparatus for maintaining operational temperature of an integrated circuit


(57) A temperature-controlled integrated circuit configured with a secure data processing element, and method of manufacture of same, is disclosed. Specifically, the temperature-controlled integrated circuit, comprising a secure data processing element operable within a nominal operating range, is configured with a heat-transfer element which allows the secure data processing element to operate in an extended operating range.







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