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Line driver with separate pre-driver for feed-through capacitance
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a line driver with separate pre-driver for feed-through capacitance. An embodiment of an apparatus...
Dual-gate transistor control based on calibration circuitry
Disclosed are various embodiments related to dual-gate transistors and associated calibration circuitry. In one embodiment, dual-gate transistors may be...
From a voltage level-shifting device determining a status of a voltage
supply based on a test input
Methods and implementation of low-power power-on control circuits are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a computer readable tangible medium stores...
Inverse current protection circuit sensed with vertical source follower
A monolithic integrated circuit includes a low-voltage control circuit, a vertical power transistor, and a source follower. The vertical power transistor...
High voltage driver
A circuit, which includes a high voltage driver, is disclosed. The high voltage driver includes a P-type field effect transistor (PFET) and a source bias...
Bypass circuits and network security devices using the same
A bypass circuit is provided. The bypass circuit is integrated in a single chip. The bypass circuit includes a first pin set, a second pin set, an output pin...
Measuring delay between signal edges of different signals using an
A system may measure a first sample, of a first signal, using an undersampling signal. The system may measure a second sample, of a second signal, using the...
Low-latency, frequency-agile clock multiplier
In a first clock frequency multiplier, multiple injection-locked oscillators (ILOs) having spectrally-staggered lock ranges are operated in parallel to effect a...
A semiconductor device includes: a power supply; a circuit block that has at least one storage element and operates by receiving a power supply voltage from the...
High-resolution pulse width modulation signal generation circuit and
A pulse width modulation (PWM) signal generation circuit and method are disclosed herein. The PWM signal generation circuit includes an integer part pulse...
Clock signal distribution power efficiency improvement
A circuit may include a pulse generation circuit configured to receive a first clock signal with a first-clock rate and a first-clock duty cycle. The pulse...
Relaxation oscillator with low drift and native offset cancellation
Relaxation oscillator circuitry is presented with low drift and native offset cancellation, including an amplifier amplifying a first current signal to provide...
Superconducting digital phase rotator
An important component in digital circuits is a phase rotator, which permits precise time-shifting (or equivalently, phase rotation) of a clock signal within a...
Device for generating short electrical pulses
A device for the generation of short electric pulses, comprising a base generator for the generation of base monocycle pulses, wherein the base generator is...
Dual interlocked cell (DICE) storage element with reduced charge sharing
Integrated circuits with clocked storage elements are provided. A clocked storage element such as a flip-flop circuit may include a master latch, a slave latch,...
Digital open loop duty cycle correction circuit
A duty cycle correction (DCC) circuit includes a master delay line that receives an input clock and determines a period of the input clock. A calibration module...
Frequency divider, clock generating apparatus, and method capable of
calibrating frequency drift of oscillator
A clock generating apparatus includes an oscillator and a frequency synthesizer. The oscillator is utilized for generating a reference clock signal. The...
Integrated circuit comprising frequency change detection circuitry
Embodiments of an integrated circuit (IC) comprising frequency change detection circuitry are described. Some embodiments include first circuitry to generate a...
Drive circuit for a gated semiconductor switching device and method for
driving a gated semiconductor switching...
Drive circuit and method for a gated semiconductor switching device A drive circuit and method for a gated semiconductor switching device (10) comprising...
Semiconductor device, driving method thereof, and electronic device
To achieve low power consumption of a semiconductor device including a plurality of function blocks capable of being in either an operating state or a...
Low frequency coaxial capacitors and tuners
A new type of variable coaxial, low frequency capacitor uses two cylindrical blocks, which are interdigitally insertable into each-other to create an adjustable...
Signal-alignment circuitry and methods
Signal-alignment circuitry, comprising: phase-rotation circuitry connected to receive one or more input clock signals and operable to generate therefrom one or...
Piezoelectric thin film resonator, filter, and duplexer including a film
inserted into the piezoelectric film
A piezoelectric thin film resonator includes: a substrate; a piezoelectric film located on the substrate; a lower electrode and an upper electrode facing each...
Resonator element having a pair of vibrating arms with wide portions and
A resonator element includes a base portion and a pair of vibrating arms that are provided integrally with the base portion, are aligned in an X-axis direction,...
Tuning-fork type crystal resonator plate
For a tuning-fork type crystal resonator plate, a crystal plate having a crystal orientation is used. The tuning-fork type crystal resonator plate includes: a...
Resonator, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object
A resonator includes: a package; a support section that is provided on a surface of the package; and a vibration element in which an attachment section, which...
Signal-processing devices having one or more memristors
Signal-processing devices having memristors are described for performing frequency-discrimination functions, amplitude-discrimination functions, and...
Common mode filter
A common mode filter includes, between ports, a differential transmission line including a first signal line and a second signal line. The first signal line...
Output stage for adapting an AC voltage signal of an ultrasound generator
The present invention relates to an output stage for adapting an AC voltage signal of an ultrasound generator to a converter connectable to the output stage,...
Management of broadcast audio loudness
To control loudness during a junction between different types of broadcast content, such as a junction between programme and commercial or promotional content,...
Apparatus, method and storage medium for performing adaptive audio
An apparatus, method and computer program where the apparatus includes a filter configured to filter an electrical input signal and provide a filtered...
Dynamic speaker management with echo cancellation
A system for echo cancellation includes a dynamic speaker management (DSM) module, a current/voltage sensing amplifier, a sound pressure level (SPL) model...
Wireless microphone mute control override
An audio system is configured to support a number of wireless microphones, and each of the wireless microphones has one or more touch sensitive mute switches...
Operational amplifier and method of amplifying with the operational
An operational amplifier comprises an input pair, an aiding unit, an even number of amplification stages, a feeding unit, a first current source, a second...
Operational amplifier circuit
In aspects of the invention, an operational amplifier circuit includes: an N-MOS auxiliary current source connected in parallel to the N-MOS differential pair,...
Digital class-D amplifier with analog feedback
Methods, systems, and apparatuses for detecting and suppressing analog error in an output stage of a digital class-D amplifier are described. In embodiments,...
Amplifier and method of amplifying a differential signal
An amplifier includes a differential input with a positive and a negative input and an analog integrator with a differential integrator input and a differential...
High-frequency power amplifier
The present invention provides a power amplifier that can reduce irregularities in characteristics such as gains. A high-frequency power amplifier that is used...
Output buffer circuit, array substrate and display device
The embodiments of the present invention provide a output buffer circuit, comprising: a first stage operational amplifying circuit configured as a differential...
High efficiency power amplifiers with advanced power solutions
A device comprises a switch network having a plurality of switch cells connected in series, an output voltage at an output voltage port with an output...
Polar amplification transmitter distortion reduction
A method of optimizing a transmitter, the transmitter including a polar amplification stage including a main signal path and a magnitude signal path, a receiver...
Amplifier circuit with cross wiring of direct-current signals and
Disclosed is an amplifier circuit with cross wiring of direct-current signals and microwave signals. The circuit includes a circuit network unit formed of a...
Down-conversion circuit with interference detection
A down-conversion circuit for a receiver circuit is disclosed. It comprises a first mixer arranged to down-convert an RF signal with a first LO signal (LO1),...
Tri-phase digital polar modulator
Exemplary embodiments are related to a tri-phase digital polar modulator. A device may include a modulator configured to generate a primary phase modulated...
Oscillator circuit and semiconductor device including the same
Controllability of an oscillator circuit is improved. The oscillator circuit has inverters in odd-numbered stages. A circuit is electrically connected to a...
Voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) with amplitude control
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to automatic amplitude control of an oscillating signal output from a voltage-controlled oscillator...
System and method for a voltage controlled oscillator
In accordance with an embodiment, an oscillator includes a tank circuit and an oscillator core circuit having a plurality of cross-coupled compound transistors...
Oscillator and semiconductor integrated circuit device
An oscillator and a semiconductor integrated circuit device with an internal oscillator capable of compensating the temperature characteristics even when there...
Variable capacitance circuit, oscillator circuit, vibratory device,
electronic apparatus, moving object, and...
A variable capacitance circuit includes a plurality of variable capacitance elements (varicaps) each having the capacitance value controlled in accordance with...
Module for mixed photovoltaic and thermal power generation from solar
radiation, and plant provided with such...
The invention relates to a power generation module (M1, M2, M3), using solar radiation, which includes a caisson (2) comprising: a first wall (3) exposed to...