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SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER AND ACCURACY
IMPROVING METHOD THEREOF
A successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter (SAR ADC) with high accuracy is disclosed. Within the SAR ADC, a SAR logic circuit combines the...
Analog to Digital Converter with Internal Timer
An analog-to-digital converter includes circuitry for receiving an analog input and converting the input to a digital signal; and non-transitory control...
Method and Apparatus for Reducing SAR Input Loading
The disclosure provides a successive approximation register analog to digital converter (SAR ADC). The SAR ADC includes a charge sharing DAC that includes an...
ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF OPERATING
ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTING DEVICE
Provided is an analog-to-digital converting device. The analog-to-digital converting device may include a determination circuit that determination whether a...
DYNAMIC POWER SWITCHING IN CURRENT-STEERING DACS
Methods and systems are provided for dynamic power switching in current-steering digital-to-analog converters (DACs). A DAC circuit may be configured to apply...
COMPARATOR CIRCUITS WITH CONSTANT INPUT CAPACITANCE FOR A COLUMN-PARALLEL
Comparator circuits suitable for use in a column-parallel single-slope ADC comprise a comparator, an input voltage sampling switch connected between an input...
APPARATUS FOR CORRECTING GAIN ERROR OF ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER
A bias generator may include: an operational amplifier, a resister string, and a control circuit. The operational amplifier includes a first input terminal...
CORRECTED TEMPERATURE SENSOR MEASUREMENT
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide correction for temperature sensor measurement error. In an example, the temperature sensor...
CONTINUOUS TIME DELTA SIGMA MODULATOR, ANALOG TO DIGITAL CONVERTER AND
ASSOCIATED COMPENSATION METHOD
A continuous time delta sigma modulator includes a summing circuit, a loop filter, an extraction circuit, a quantizer and a digital to analog converter. The...
FREQUENCY CALIBRATION METHOD FOR A VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
A frequency calibration method for calibrating an output frequency of a voltage-controlled oscillator is provided. The voltage-controlled oscillator includes a...
PHASE LOCKED LOOP CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF FREQUENCY ADJUSTMENT OF INJECTION
LOCKED FREQUENCY DIVIDER
In a PLL circuit, first an ILFD is connected to an output voltage Vtune from an LPF, thereby causing the ILFD to operate as an oscillator. The ILFD, a DIV,...
GLITCH-FREE DIGITALLY CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR CODE UPDATE
A glitch-free digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) code update may be achieved by synchronizing the transfer of the DCO code update to a logic state...
REFERENCELESS AND MASTERLESS GLOBAL CLOCK GENERATOR WITH A PHASE
ROTATOR-BASED PARALLEL CLOCK DATA RECOVERY
The CDR (Clock Data Recovery) device may include at least one or more CDR channels configured to receive input data stream; and a global clock generator...
ULTRA LOW POWER THERMALLY-ACTUATED OSCILLATOR AND DRIVING CIRCUIT THEREOF
An ultra low power thermally-actuated oscillator and driving circuit thereof are provided. The ultra low power thermally-actuated oscillator includes proof...
HIGH VOLTAGE LEVEL SHIFTER IN ULTRA LOW POWER SUPPLY MEMORY APPLICATION
A high voltage level sifter includes a first high-voltage P-channel metal oxide semiconductor (HVPMOS) transistor, a second HVPMOS transistor, a discharge...
METHOD OF OPERATING A PULL-UP CIRCUIT
A method of operating a pull-up circuit includes turning off a first transistor of the pull-up circuit during a failsafe period by a feedback signal, the...
LARGE-RANGE INPUT CIRCUIT
Disclosed is a large-range input circuit for digital signals in the range of extra-low voltage signals of 120 V and in the range of low voltage signals of...
METHOD FOR ELECTRICAL SWITCHING IN OXIDE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
A method for electrical switching in an oxide semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes applying a bias voltage to an oxide thin film of the...
Method and Circuit for Reducing Collector-Emitter Voltage Overshoot in an
Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
A circuit for reducing collector-emitter voltage (V.sub.CE) overshoot in an insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) is provided. The circuit includes...
METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SWITCHING EDGES FOR SWITCHED OUTPUT STAGES, CONTROL
DEVICE, AND OUTPUT STAGE
A method is described for controlling switching edges for switched output stages, in which a voltage at a switching node of the output stage is detected; a...
COUPLING INDUCTOR BASED HYBRID MILLIMETER-WAVE SWITCH
A switch comprising a plurality of inductors and a plurality of shunt transistors is described. Each inductor can be electrically coupled between adjacent...
Sense Amplifier Latch with Offset Correction
A method and device for input offset cancellation utilizing a latched comparator that is configurable as a linear amplifier capable of sampling and cancelling...
VOLTAGE COMPARATOR CIRCUIT AND METHOD
This document discusses, among other things, a voltage comparator, an integrated circuit, or a voltage comparison method having increased precision. The...
VOLTAGE CONTROLLED CURRENT PATH, A VOLTAGE CLAMP, AND AN ELECTRONIC
COMPONENT INCLUDING A VOLTAGE CLAMP
According to a first aspect of this disclosure there is provided a voltage controlled current path. The voltage controlled current path comprises a first stage...
AMPLIFYING CIRCUIT, AD CONVERTER, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, AND WIRELESS
An amplifying circuit according to an embodiment includes an input terminal, an output terminal, first and second operational amplifiers, first and second...
COMPACT TRANSFORMER BASED REFLECTOR FOR EVEN FREQUENCY MULTIPLIERS
A system comprising: a frequency multiplier configured to receive an incoming RF signal having a fundamental frequency, and to output an outgoing RF signal...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PARALLEL CONFIGURATION OF HYBRID ENERGY STORAGE
A hybrid energy storage system is configured to control pulsed power. A first dynamo-electric machine is coupled to an inertial energy storage device and has...
LOW-RIPPLE LATCH CIRCUIT FOR REDUCING SHORT-CIRCUIT CURRENT EFFECT
A latch circuit includes an input stage, an amplifying stage and a clock gating circuit. The input stage is arranged for receiving at least a clock signal and...
PULSED LEVEL SHIFT AND INVERTER CIRCUITS FOR GAN DEVICES
GaN-based half bridge power conversion circuits employ control, support and logic functions that are monolithically integrated on the same devices as the power...
SCAN SEQUENTIAL ELEMENT DEVICE
A scan sequential element device for an integrated circuit receiving three input signals, at least one clock signal as input, and an output comprises: a system...
RING OSCILLATOR ARCHITECTURE WITH CONTROLLED SENSITIVITY TO SUPPLY VOLTAGE
A method and apparatus for controlling a supply sensitivity of a ring oscillator stage are provided. The apparatus is configured to generate, via a voltage...
PHASE LOCKED LOOP WITH LOW PHASE-NOISE
A low phase-noise phase locked loop (PLL). In an embodiment, the PLL includes a charge pump that includes a first switch, a second switch, a first resistor and...
NONUNIFORM CORRUGATED DIAPHRAGM FOR MEMS TUNERS AND ACTUATORS
A cavity resonator tuning diaphragm comprising a plurality of inner corrugations, the plurality of inner corrugations having a first depth. An outer...
ACTIVE BALUN FOR WIDEBAND APPLICATIONS
An active balun uses two inverters to produce a differential output from a single-ended input. A current source supplies current to both inverters and a...
APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING BANDWIDTH IN TRENCH ISOLATED
Provided herein are apparatus and methods for enhancing bandwidth in trench isolated integrated circuits. In certain configurations, an auxiliary trench...
ELASTIC WAVE DEVICE
An elastic wave device includes a first elastic wave resonator unit including a first IDT electrode and a second elastic wave resonator unit including a second...
ELECTROACOUSTIC FILTER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN ELECTROACOUSTIC
The present invention concerns an electroacoustic filter (1), comprising an electrode (2) having a main layer (6) which consists of a metallic material...
RESONANCE DEVICE AND FILTER INCLUDING THE SAME
A resonance device and a filter including the same are provided. The resonance device includes a case having a first ground surface and a second ground surface...
Tunable Microwave Devices with Auto-Adjusting Matching Circuit
An embodiment of the present disclosure provides a circuit including an antenna having a tunable component. The tunable component can be operable to receive a...
ACTIVE NOTCH FILTER
A method and apparatus are disclosed for filtering a signal, such as a transmit communication signal with a configurable notch filter. The configurable notch...
INDUCTOR CAPACITOR TANK FOR RESONATOR
An inductor capacitor (LC) tank includes a first inductor and a first tunable capacitive array. The first inductor has a first terminal and a second terminal,...
Headset With Programmable Microphone Modes
A method and system for a headset with programmable modes, where the headset comprises a speaker and a beamforming microphone: sensing an ambient sound level...
AUTOMATIC GAIN CONTROL MODULE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME, VEHICLE
INCLUDING THE AUTOMATIC GAIN CONTROL...
An automatic gain control module includes a first operation unit for determining a first gain value used for amplification of a voice signal in a manner that...
Systems and Methods for Dynamic Audio Processing
Systems and methods presented herein may provide for processing audio with increased loudness and dynamics. A first clock frequency associated with a digital...
CURRENT-DRIVEN BASEBAND FILTER WITH REDUCED ADJACENT CHANNEL LEAKAGE RATIO
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for processing an input signal. One example apparatus is a circuit that generally...
SWITCHED CAPACITOR POWER AMPLIFIER CIRCUITS AND METHODS
The present disclosure includes a switched capacitor power amplifier. In one embodiment, an SCPA includes a first capacitor array for coupling charge to a...
ELECTRICAL SIGNAL AMPLIFIER, CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD
An electrical signal amplifier, having an amplifier input and an amplifier output is provided, which are set up to receive an electrical input signal and to...
HIGH GAIN RF POWER AMPLIFIER WITH NEGATIVE CAPACITOR
A radio frequency (RF) power amplifier circuit includes an input and an output. A power amplifier transistor has a first terminal connected to the input, a...
MRAM-Based Pre-Distortion Linearization and Amplification Circuits
A circuit has a magnetic device to produce a pre-distorted signal from a sinusoidal input signal. The magnetic device has physical attributes selected to...
Thermal Compensation for Amplifiers
Systems and methods for providing thermal compensation for amplifiers are described. In some embodiments, an electronic circuit may include a main amplifier...