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DELTA-SIGMA MODULATOR HAVING TRANSCONDUCTOR NETWORK FOR DYNAMICALLY TUNING
LOOP FILTER COEFFICIENTS
A dynamically tunable transconductor includes a voltage-to-current converter stage for generating a current signal based on a voltage signal; and a current...
SAR ADC AND METHOD THEREOF
A SAR ADC including a comparator, an input switch unit, a positive conversion capacitor array, a negative conversion capacitor array, and a SAR controller is...
ANGLE ENCODER AND A METHOD OF MEASURING AN ANGLE USING SAME
An angle encoder is disclosed. The angle encoder has first and second components rotatable with respect to each other, and an encoder pattern comprising...
FLASH ADC WITH INTERPOLATORS
An ADC is provided. The ADC includes a plurality of pre-amplifiers, dynamic comparators coupled to the pre-amplifiers, interpolators and an encoder. Each...
METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ANALOG/DIGITAL CONVERSION OF AN ANALOG SIGNAL
A method includes a first analog/digital conversion of an analog signal over m bits, with m less than n, associated with a first full-scale value, and a second...
SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE AND DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM
The semiconductor integrated circuit device has: more than one analog port; an A/D conversion part operable to execute an A/D conversion process for converting...
PULSE DENSITY MODULATION DIGITAL-TO-ANALOG CONVERTER WITH TRIANGLE WAVE
A phase accumulator style circuit generates an output stream of pulses. The density of the pulse stream is proportional to the input data value relative to the...
AUTOMATIC ANALOG SELECTION CIRCUIT FOR READING EXTERNAL SENSORS
A system configured to convert an output of a sensor for an application includes an analog input circuit and a processor. The analog input circuit is...
Method and Apparatus for an Active Negative-Capacitor Circuit to Cancel
the Input Capacitance of Comparators
A negative-capacitance circuit comprises a first node coupled to a drain of a first transistor and a gate of a second transistor; a second node coupled to a...
SAMPLING CIRCUIT MODULE, MEMORY CONTROL CIRCUIT UNIT, AND DATA SAMPLING
A sampling circuit module, a memory control circuit unit, and a data sampling method are provided. The sampling circuit module includes a delay lock loop (DLL)...
CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS SUITABLE FOR USE WITH POWER PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
Control systems and methods suitable for combination with power production systems and methods are provided herein. The control systems and methods may be used...
GRAY COUNTER AND ANALOGUE-DIGITAL CONVERTER USING SUCH A COUNTER
An N-bit Gray counter, with N an integer greater than 1, comprises a string of N logic cells connected in cascade, wherein each logic cell comprises an input...
POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
An apparatus includes a plurality of programmable hardware resources and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) disposed on an IC die. The ADC is configured to...
THREE DIMENSIONAL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
A three-dimensional semiconductor device, comprising: a first module layer having a plurality of circuit blocks; and a second module layer positioned...
EMITTER-COUPLED SPIN-TRANSISTOR LOGIC
A switch comprising a spin-transistor and a first control wire. The spin-transistor is configured so that when a magnetic field applied to the spin-transistor...
HIGH-SPEED LEVEL-SHIFTING MULTIPLEXER
Systems and methods for level-shifting multiplexing are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for level-shifting multiplexing comprises selecting one...
ON-DIE TERMINATION CIRCUIT AND ON-DIE TERMINATION METHOD
An ODT circuit capable of generating an OCD/ODT code and/or a reference voltage adaptively adjusted according to a system environment is disclosed. The ODT...
A TOUCH SWITCH FOR A CONTROL DEVICE OF AN ELECTRIC AND/OR ELECTRONIC
The present invention relates to a touch switch of (10) for a control device of an electric and/or electronic apparatus. The touch switch (10) comprises a non...
OUTPUT DISCHARGE TECHNIQUES FOR LOAD SWITCHES
An output discharge circuit for a load switch may include a capacitor coupled between a power rail of the output discharge circuit and a ground lead, and a...
MULTI-ORIENTATION INTEGRATED CELL, IN PARTICULAR INPUT/OUTPUT CELL OF AN
An integrated circuit includes at least one integrated cell disposed at a location of the integrated circuit. The at least one integrated cell may have two...
SWITCH ISOLATION NETWORK
Radio-frequency (RF) switches and devices are disclosed providing improved switch isolation. Disclosed RF switches may include a pole node, a first throw arm...
Bidirectional Integrated CMOS Switch
A bidirectional integrated CMOS switch is provided which is capable of switching voltages beyond the range of the supply and ground potentials. The switch is...
METHOD AND CIRCUIT FOR RECHARGING A BOOTSTRAP CAPACITOR USING A TRANSFER
A circuit including and a method utilizing an improved bootstrap topology provide power to a high side (HS) driver for high efficiency applications. The...
APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING CHARGE INJECTION MISMATCH IN ELECTRONIC
Apparatus and methods for reducing charge injection mismatch are provided herein. In certain implementations, an electronic circuit includes one or more switch...
DRIVE CIRCUIT FOR POWER SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT
A drive circuit for a power semiconductor element includes: a voltage-command generation unit that generates a voltage command VGEref, which is a charge...
SWITCH CIRCUIT FOR VOLTAGE
A switch circuit for voltage includes a power supply module, a platform controller hub (PCH), a basic input-output system (BIOS), and a regulation module. An...
A switch box includes a relay transistor circuit connecting a pair of batteries in parallel, and an breaker circuit that breaks the relay transistor circuit...
SEMICONDUCTOR CIRCUIT, VOLTAGE DETECTION CIRCUIT, AND VOLTAGE
The present disclosure provides a semiconductor circuit including: a PMOS transistor that includes a first source connected to a power supply, a first drain,...
EMITTER FOLLOWER BUFFER WITH REVERSE-BIAS PROTECTION
The invention relates to a buffer circuit for a receiver device including a transconductance stage and an output stage coupled in parallel to output stages of...
Switch Driver With a Low-Cost Cross-Conduction-Preventing Circuit
A driver for a power transistor switch comprising a FET complementary output stage which is driven by another FET complementary pre-driver stage which is...
It is an object of the present invention to provide a buffer circuit that reduces a reverse voltage applied to transistors being a complementary pair during...
RADIO-FREQUENCY DEVICES WITH GATE NODE VOLTAGE COMPENSATION
Radio-frequency (RF) devices are disclosed having transistor gate voltage compensation to provide improved switching performance. RF devices, such as switches,...
An input/output (I/O) module is configured to connect a controller and a field device. The I/O module includes a PWM (pulse width modulation) demodulator...
PWM MODULATION DEVICE AND SOUND SIGNAL OUTPUT APPARATUS
A PWM modulation device includes: a PWM modulator which receives upper N bits of an (N+1)-bit output from a noise shaper; a rising/falling edge detector which...
SKEW ADJUSTMENT CIRCUIT AND SKEW ADJUSTMENT METHOD
A skew adjustment circuit comprises a phase adjustment circuit that adjusts a phase of a first input clock based on a predetermined phase control signal, and...
Systems and methods for converting digital signals into clock phases are disclosed. An example digital-to-phase converter circuit receives a complementary...
FLIP FLOP CIRCUIT
A flip-flop circuit includes a first latch, a second latch, and a trigger stage. The first latch is configured to set a first latch output signal based on a...
META-STABILITY PREVENTION FOR OSCILLATORS
In an integrated circuit, meta-stability prevention circuitry prevents an oscillator, such as a current-controlled oscillator having a ring of differential...
ASYMMETRIC HYSTERETIC CONTROLLERS
An asymmetric hysteretic controller comprises an analog comparator coupled with a fast slew rate DAC, or a digital comparator coupled with an ADC plus some...
LOW-NOISE ARRANGEMENT FOR VERY-LARGE-SCALE INTEGRATION DIFFERENTIAL
Embodiments of the invention provide low-noise arrangements for very-large-scale integration (VLSI) differential input/output (I/O) structures (I/O pins,...
SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS, SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND SIGNAL
A signal processing apparatus includes: a filter; and a filter control circuit, wherein the filter control circuit is configured to: detect a power of signals...
RF IMPEDANCE MATCHING NETWORK
A control circuit for a impedance matching circuit having first and second capacitor arrays receives as input one or more RF parameters of the impedance...
Digital Step Attenuator with Reduced Relative Phase Error
An apparatus for selectively providing attenuation with minimal relative phase error. A Digital Step Attenuator (DSA) is implemented on an integrated circuit...
Switchable Filtering Circuit And The Operation Method Using The Same
The disclosure provides a switchable filtering circuit and the related operation method, in particular related to a filtering circuit which can be used for...
SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE HAVING END-TO-END COMBINABLE SELECTABLE
A described surface acoustic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate and a configurable electrode assembly. The assembly includes: an array of N rows of...
SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE HAVING SELECTABLE ELECTRODE ELEMENTS
Described embodiments include a surface acoustic wave device, method, and apparatus. The device includes a piezoelectric substrate and a configurable electrode...
SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE DEVICE AND APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME
A surface acoustic wave device includes: a piezoelectric substrate; an interdigital transducer disposed on the piezoelectric substrate, the interdigital...
PARAMETER SCANNED TUNABLE ANTENNA
Generally discussed herein are techniques, software, apparatuses, and systems configured for tuning an antenna. In one or more embodiments, a method can...
OPERATION FREQUENCY BAND CUSTOMIZABLE AND FREQUENCY TUNABLE FILTERS WITH
A cavity resonator or filter constructed on electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) substrate is provided that includes an external controlling assemble having a...
METHOD AND BALUN FOR TRAPPING RF CURRENT ON A TRANSMISSION LINE AFTER
Apparatus and method for a radially attachable RF trap attached from a side to a shielded RF cable. In some embodiments, the RF trap creates a high impedance...