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LEVEL SHIFT CIRCUIT AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
A level shift circuit includes: a latch circuit (Q5, Q6, Q7, Q8) including first (Q5, Q7) and second (Q6, Q8) inverter circuits; a first input MOS transistor...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING CONFIDENTIALITY VIA LOGIC GATE
Presented are systems and methods that allow hardware designers to protect valuable IP and information in the hardware domain in order to increase overall...
ADAPTIVE DYNAMIC KEEPER CIRCUIT
Aspects disclosed herein describe a keeper circuit that adapts to variations in the fabrication process used to manufacture a dynamic circuit. The different...
APPARATUS COMPRISING A SWITCH FEATURE
Apparatus comprises a switch feature configured to restrict an electrical signal transmitted from a peripheral device, and received through an electrical...
SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND ON-VEHICLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND AUTOMOBILE EACH
INCLUDING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
A load driving device 10 includes a temperature detector TD1 that sets a temperature difference detection signal dt_ot to active when a temperature difference...
METHOD FOR PERFORMING PHASE SHIFT CONTROL IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND
A method for performing phase shift control in an electronic device and an associated apparatus are provided, where the method includes: obtaining a set of...
CURRENT MODE LOGIC CIRCUIT FOR HIGH SPEED INPUT/OUTPUT APPLICATIONS
A CML latch includes an input stage including input nodes to receive a differential input signal and output nodes to provide a differential intermediate output...
Resonant Frequency Divider Design Methodology for Dynamic Frequency
A dynamic rotary traveling wave oscillator circuit includes plurality of multi-output spot-advancing blocks (MOSABs) forming a main-loop and a plurality of...
Circuit with a Plurality of Transistors and Method for Controlling Such a
A circuit includes a transistor circuit including a first node, a second node, and a plurality of transistors coupled in parallel between the first node and...
RESISTANCE ELEMENT GENERATOR AND OUTPUT DRIVER USING THE SAME
A resistance element generator includes a reference current generation unit suitable for receiving a source reference current to generate first and second...
ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE
An acoustic wave device includes: a substrate; a piezoelectric film located on the substrate; a lower electrode and an upper electrode facing each other across...
Temperature compensated plate resonator
The invention relates to a microelectromechanical resonator device comprising a support structure and a semiconductor resonator plate doped to a doping...
Temperature compensated beam resonator
The invention provides a microelectromechanical resonator device comprising a support structure and a resonator manufactured on a (100) or (110) semiconductor...
Temperature compensated compound resonator
The invention concerns microelectromechanical resonators. In particular, the invention provides a resonator comprising a support structure, a doped...
NANO- AND MICRO-ELECTROMECHANICAL RESONATORS
A resonator includes a piezoelectric plate and interdigitated electrode(s). The interdigitated electrode includes a plurality of conductive strips disposed...
CMOS Tuner And Related Tuning Algorithm For A Passive Adaptive Antenna
Matching Network Suitable For Use With...
A novel and useful adaptive antenna tuner and associated calibration mechanism for passive adaptive antenna matching networks. The tuner is suitable for use...
Adjustable Impedance Matching Network
An impedance matching network includes a first terminal, a second terminal, and a reference potential terminal. The impedance matching network further includes...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING NOISE DUE TO PATH CHANGE OF AUDIO SIGNAL
A method and an apparatus for reducing noise due to a path change of an audio signal output from a device are provided. The method includes determining an...
Radio Receiver Having Enhanced Automatic Gain Control Circuitry
An apparatus includes an input terminal to receive a radio frequency (RF) signal and to communicate the RF signal to a low noise amplifier (LNA) via an input...
FIXED GAIN AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT
An instrumentation amplifier includes first and second resistors for gain setting. The operational amplifiers within the instrumentation amplifier include...
SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, VARIABLE GAIN AMPLIFIER, AND SENSING
Provided is a semiconductor integrated circuit including a pad Pd1 provided on one end side of a resistive element R1 externally provided, a pad Pd5 provided...
WIDE RANGE TRANSIMPEDANCE AMPLIFIER
One aspect of this disclosure is a transimpedance amplifier circuit with multiple resistive feedback loops can be implemented with multiple Kelvin sensing...
SWITCHING AMPLIFIER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR
A fault-tolerant switching amplifier includes an inverter unit including N inverters, where N is a natural number, each of the N inverters including a...
HIGH GAIN, HIGH SLEW RATE AMPLIFIER
In an example embodiment, an amplifier having high gain and high slew rate is provided and includes a pair of input transistors to which input voltage is...
Transformer Based Impedance Matching Network And Related Power Amplifier,
ADPLL And Transmitter Based Thereon
A novel and useful transmitter (TX) architecture for ultra-low power (ULP) radios. An all-digital PLL employs a digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) having...
The connection intervals of N amplifier blocks 3-1 to 3-N to an input transmission line 1 increase with the distance from a signal input terminal RF.sub.in,...
TRANSMISSION LINE DRIVER CIRCUIT FOR ADAPTIVELY CALIBRATING IMPEDANCE
A transmission line driver circuit includes: a transmission line driving amplifier having a first transmission terminal and a second transmission terminal; a...
PEAK VOLTAGE LIMITING CIRCUITS AND METHODS FOR POWER AMPLIFIERS
Peak voltage limiting circuits and method for power amplifiers. A power amplifier and/or a voltage limiting circuit includes a diode circuit coupled to an...
ENVELOPE TRACKING WITH REDUCED DYNAMIC RANGE
Envelope power supply circuitry includes power converter circuitry and envelope tracking circuitry. The power converter circuitry is configured to receive an...
LINEARITY AND NOISE IMPROVEMENT FOR MULTILEVEL POWER AMPLIFIER SYSTEMS
USING MULTI-PULSE DRAIN TRANSITIONS
Described embodiments provide a radio frequency (RF) amplifier system having at least one amplifier. The at least one amplifier includes an RF input port, an...
60 GHz Wideband Class E/F2 Power Amplifier
A novel and useful fully integrated switched-mode wideband 60 GHz power amplifier architecture. Using an appropriate second-harmonic termination of its output...
INTEGRATED POWER DEVICE WITH A METAL OXYNITRIDE ACTIVE CHANNEL FOR POWER
SWITCHING AND MICROWAVE AMPLIFICATION
One object of this invention is to provide a structure of integrated power transistor device having low thermal budget metal oxynitrides as the active channel...
AMPLIFIER HAVING ORTHOGONAL TUNING ELEMENTS
An amplifier having orthogonal tuning elements is provided. In one embodiment, an amplifier comprises an input amplifier stage having a first tuning element...
A crystal oscillator, including: a voltage stabilizing unit, a transconductance unit, a feedback resistor, a crystal resonator and at least two ground...
60 GHz Frequency Generator Incorporating Third Harmonic Boost And
A novel and useful 60 GHz frequency generator based on a third harmonic extraction technique which improves system level efficiency and performance. The...
The disclosure provides an oscillator circuit for a voltage controlled oscillator. The oscillator circuit includes first and second coupled transmission lines,...
Switching Current Source Radio Frequency Oscillator
A novel and useful RF oscillator suitable for use in applications requiring ultra-low voltage and power. The oscillator structure, employing alternating...
VCO, PLL, AND VARACTOR CALIBRATION
In one aspect, a VCO is provided. The VCO includes an inductor, a voltage-controlled capacitive element configured to operate with the inductor to generate an...
CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR CIRCUIT WITH REDUCED STARTUP TIME
A crystal oscillator achieves fast start-up by injecting an in-band periodic signal into the crystal oscillator driver circuit. The in-band periodic signal has...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AN INTEGRATED PV CURVE TRACER
Method and apparatus for obtaining photovoltaic (PV) module I-V curve data. In one embodiment, the method comprises reducing an operating voltage of a PV...
Solar Concentrator with Asymmetric Tracking-Integrated Optics
A method is provided for using asymmetrically focused photovoltaic conversion in a hybrid parabolic trough solar power system. Light rays received in a...
Flat Panel Photovoltaic System
A flat panel photovoltaic (PV) system is provided formed from a first sheet with rows of concentrated III-V photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells. An overlying second...
SOLAR PANEL SYSTEM WITH MONOCOQUE SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
A solar panel system comprises a monocoque forming an enlarged self-supporting solar-facing generally-convex support surface when in an installed position...
INDEPENDENT PATHWAYS FOR DETECTING FAULT CONDITION IN ELECTRIC MOTOR
An electric motor system having substantially independent hardware-based and software-based pathways for detecting and initiating responses to fault...
Speed Control of Variable-Speed Multiple-Phase Motors
Exemplary embodiments or implementations are disclosed of methods, apparatus, and systems for operating motors in variable speed situations. In an exemplary...
METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR DETERMINING LEAKAGE INDUCTANCES OF DOUBLE FED
A method and arrangement for determining leakage inductances of a double fed induction generator, DFIG, (10) wherein, in response to the stator current of the...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATING AN ELECTROMOTIVE FAN DRIVE
A method and a device for operating a closed-loop or open-loop speed-controlled electric motor of a fan drive, which motor is connected to an on-board system...
Motor Control Circuit System
A motor control circuit system is arranged to control the activation of a motor when a rotating voltage of the motor equals to a predetermined threshold so as...
SENSORLESS CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MOTOR
A sensorless control method and system for a motor are provided. The includes a back EMF observer that is configured to estimate a back EMF of the motor and an...
Method and means for detecting motor rotation
Apparatus features a microcontroller configured to: receive signaling containing information about a measured change of a magnetic field created by a magnetic...