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Digital-to-analog converter with local interleaving and resampling
The invention relates to a digital to analog converter and a method for a digital to analog conversion, wherein the digital to analog converter comprises at...
Frame adaptive digital to analog converter and methods for use therewith
A digital to analog converter (DAC) includes a thermometer coder that generates a plurality of micro-current source analog controls on a frame-by-frame or...
Method and system for performing analog-to-digital conversion
Methods and systems for performing analog-to-digital conversion are described. In one embodiment, a method for performing analog-to-digital conversion involves...
Configurable time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter
A time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter for conversion of L analog input signals to L corresponding digital output signals comprises an array of N...
Analog-to-digital converter and long-term-evolution advanced device and
method for analog-to-digital conversion
An analog-to-digital conversion that converts an input signal to an output signal by using multiple analog-to-digital converting circuits. A first...
Arrangement for digital-to-analog converter
Among other things, an arrangement for a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) is provided herein. In some embodiments, a metal-oxide semiconductor (MOS) array of...
Electrical signal conversion with reduced-distance element rotation
In one aspect, an electrical signal converter is disclosed. The exemplary electrical signal converter may include a plurality of ordered converter elements....
Sensor signal processing apparatus and sensor apparatus
In a sensor signal processing apparatus, a control unit executes at least one of a temperature measurement process and a calculation process in parallel with a...
Quantum interference device, atomic oscillator, electronic device, and
A quantum interference device includes: a gas cell housing metal atoms; a light emitting unit emitting light to the gas cell; a light receiving unit receiving...
Atomic cell, atomic resonance transition device, atomic oscillator,
electronic apparatus, and moving object
An atomic cell includes a pair of windows, and a body disposed between the pair of windows and forming an inner space in which alkali metal atoms are sealed...
High agility frequency synthesizer phase-locked loop
A highly agile low phase noise frequency synthesizer is provided for rapid generation of frequency specific signals. The frequency synthesizer is capable of...
Phase-locked loop filter with coarse and fine tuning
A loop filter for a phase locked loop (PLL) having fast tuning capability while limiting phase noise. The filter includes a fine tune input port to receive a...
Digital phase-locked loop supply voltage control
Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods having a digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) in a digital phase-locked loop (PLL) and a control loop. The DCO...
Phase-locked loop circuit having low close-in phase noise
Phase-locked loop (PLL) circuits and methods of operation are disclosed. At frequencies that are closer to a center frequency, the phase noise characteristics...
Voltage controlled oscillator circuit and frequency synthesizer
According to one embodiment, a voltage-controlled oscillation (VCO) circuit includes a current source, an oscillation core unit, an amplitude detection unit, a...
Programmable slew rate phase locked loop
A system includes a first phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit, a slew rate limiter and a second PLL. The first PLL is configured to receive an input signal,...
Clock signal generating circuit and video signal processing circuit using
A clock signal generating circuit includes a crystal oscillator, a phase compensation circuit, a negative resistance compensation circuit, and a high pass...
Systems and methods for configuring a semiconductor device
A system for configuring a semiconductor device to generate an output signal. The system includes a temperature sensor configured to sense a plurality of...
Magnetic logic units configured as analog circuit building blocks
A circuit includes a magnetic logic unit including input terminals, output terminals, a field line, and magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJs). The field line...
Provided is a semiconductor device where a signal-transmission speed. The semiconductor device comprises a first logic element, a first switch electrically...
Reconfigurable semiconductor device
A reconfigurable semiconductor device includes a plurality of logic units connected to each other via address lines or data lines, each of the logic units...
According to one embodiment, a reconfigurable circuit includes first, second, third and fourth circuit blocks arranged with a matrix, a first conductive line...
A semiconductor apparatus may include an operation signal input selection block configured to output one of either a first operation signal or a second...
PUF circuit based on ZTC point of MOSFET
A physical unclonable function (PUF) circuit based on a zero temperature coefficient (ZTC) point of a metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor...
Method and apparatus for equalizing a level shifted signal
A method and apparatus are provided for equalizing an output of a level shifter so as to obtain a symmetrical transition. In one implementation, a transition...
Level shift circuit and switching power source apparatus
A level shift circuit includes a first resistor connected to a level shift power source, a first transistor having a drain connected to a second end of the...
Signal driver circuit having adjustable output voltage for a high logic
level output signal
A signal driver circuit having an adjustable output voltage for a high-logic level output signal. The signal driver circuit includes a signal driver configured...
Low leakage and data retention circuitry
An integrated circuit includes first circuitry and sleep transistor circuitry. The first circuitry receives input signals and processes the input signals. The...
Power management system for integrated circuits
A power management circuit for integrated circuits operating systems where the power supply may be marginal includes a supply voltage characterization circuit...
Level shift circuit and DC-DC converter for using the same
A level shift circuit and a DC-DC buck converter controller for using the same are disclosed. The level shift circuit is capable of detecting a state of a...
There are: a communication sheet that propagates electromagnetic wave; a wireless communication part arranged close to the communication sheet, and stores...
Input device, display device, and electronic apparatus
An input device, a display device and an electronic apparatus are disclosed. The input device includes a substrate with a main surface. First and second...
Test pattern membrane and method for testing capacitive sensors
A test pattern membrane test method uses a test pattern membrane to test the capacitive sensors of a device. The device is placed in the test fixture. The...
Multiplex circuit and drive unit using the same
A multiplex circuit includes a plurality of input transistors that correspondingly receive a plurality of input signals of different switching points; a...
System and method for generating an auxiliary voltage
In accordance with an embodiment, a circuit includes a first normally-on transistor having a drain coupled to a first switching output node, a normally-off...
Gate driver, switch control circuit and power supply device comprising the
gate driver circuit
The present invention relates to a gate driving circuit, a switch control circuit including the gate driving circuit, and a power supply. The gate driving...
Power loss control method for metal-oxide-semiconductor unit and
A power loss control method comprises detecting a load condition of the MOS unit, and adjusting driving loss of the MOS unit based on the load condition. The...
Systems and methods for clock distribution in a die-to-die interface
Circuits for die-to-die clock distribution are provided. A system includes a transmit clock tree on a first die and a receive clock tree on a second die. The...
Linear progression delay register
An adjustable delay line includes a series of delay elements for adjusting the accumulative delay. Each element has a plurality of registers indicating to...
Clamp circuit and method for clamping voltage
The disclosure provides a clamp circuit and a method for clamping voltage. The clamp circuit includes: a first switch control unit, connected with the...
Timing compensation using the system clock
An integrated circuit including a plurality of internal clock generator circuits from which an internal clock is selected based on an external time reference. A...
Single stage latency combined multiplexer and latch circuit
A combined multiplexer and latch circuit is provided that has only a single gate delay between the input of the overall circuit and the output of the circuit....
Nonvolatile latch circuit and logic circuit, and semiconductor device
using the same
To provide a novel nonvolatile latch circuit and a semiconductor device using the nonvolatile latch circuit, a nonvolatile latch circuit includes a latch...
If an exclusive OR circuit itself, a component of a signal delay detecting circuit, has failed to operate properly, a signal delay cannot be detected...
Semiconductor device including retention circuit
A semiconductor device includes first power lines through which first power is supplied, a plurality of unit regions defined by the first power lines, and...
High speed latch with over voltage protection and integrated summing nodes
A latch includes a current source, an input amplifier, and a latch output circuit. The current source is configured to output a current based on a voltage...
Physical unclonable function
A physical unclonable function is provided 100, comprising a plurality of bus-keepers 110, each bus-keeper of the plurality of bus-keepers 110 being configured...
Semiconductor device to block a noise flowing ground terminal
An electronic system may include a first circuit driven by a first power voltage signal and a first ground voltage signal, and a second circuit driven by a...
Ring oscillator circuit and method of regulating aggregate charge stored
within capacitive loading therefor
A ring oscillator circuit comprising a plurality of stages operably coupled output-to-input in a ring configuration. A frequency tuning stage comprises an...
Flip-flops with low clock power
The disclosure provides a flip-flop that utilizes low power as a result of reduced transistor count. The flip-flop includes a tri-state inverter that receives a...