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Dynamically reconfiguring rebuild agents for erasure code rebuild
Example apparatus and methods support reconstructing an item from a set of erasure codes (e.g., fountain codes). Information about computer resources available...
Method and apparatus for improving transmission of data on a bandwidth
A method and apparatus for providing transmission on a channel in a network are disclosed. For example, the method receives a plurality of source samples,...
Data encoding for data storage system based on generalized concatenated
Data is obtained at a data storage system. Codewords are generated from the obtained data. The codewords are computed using a generalized concatenated code and...
Frame generation method, optical transmission device, and optical
A frame generation method in an optical transmission system that transmits a transmission frame including a payload area for storing therein information data...
Encoding method, and decoding method
An encoding method generates an encoded sequence by performing encoding of a given coding rate according to a predetermined parity check matrix. The...
LDPC decoder variable node units having fewer adder stages
In one embodiment, the present invention is a variable node unit (VNU) of a low-density parity-check (LDPC) decoder. The VNU receives a soft-input value and...
Apparatus and method for reconstructing a bit sequence with preliminary
A method for reconstructing a physically uncloneable function (PUF) A for use in an electronic device is provided. The method includes generating a potentially...
Hierarchical data compression and computation
According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented...
Method for producing video coding and programme-product
According to the invention, there are provided sets of contexts specifically adapted to encode special coefficients of a prediction error matrix, on the basis...
Second order loop filter and multi-order delta sigma modulator including
Provided is a second order loop filter (LF). The second order LF includes: an operational amplifier including a first input, a second input receiving a...
Uniform distribution dithering in sigma-delta A/D converters
Apparatus and methods for analog-to-digital converters are provided. In an example, a sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (ADC) can include a modulator...
Pipelined interpolating sub-ranging SAR analog-to-digital converter
A multi-bit per cycle successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC) may sample an input signal, successively approximate the sampled...
Systems and methods for comparator calibration
The present invention is directed integrated circuits and methods thereof. More specifically, an embodiment of the present invention provides a comparator...
Thermometer code converter
A code converter is provided. The code converter includes a plurality of serial shift registers arranged to convert an input to a thermometer output. The code...
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...
Method and apparatus to calibrate frequency synthesizer
Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit that includes a detector, a loop filter and a controller. The detector is configured to generate a first signal...
Systems and methods involving phase detection with adaptive
Systems and methods associated with control of clock signals are disclosed. In one exemplary implementation, there is provided a delay-lock-loop (DLL) and/or a...
Clock data recovery circuit and semiconductor device
A clock data recovery circuit is configured to receive an input data signal formed of a series of input data pieces synchronized with a reference clock signal,...
Phase switching PLL and calibration method
The phase-locked loop (PLL) presented herein controls the phase of the output of the PLL. To that end, the PLL includes an oscillator that generates an output...
Method and apparatus for controlling mismatch in a voltage controlled
A method and system are provided for reducing mismatch between oscillators in an LC VCO array. In an implementation, a method comprises measuring the mismatch...
Controller unit and device for resetting an oscillator excited by a
harmonic oscillation, and yaw rate sensor
A controller unit includes a PI-controller for harmonic command variables. The transfer function of the PI-controller has a conjugate complex pole at a...
Clock generator using free-running oscillator and method therefor
A clock generator comprises a free-running oscillator and a tunable frequency synthesizer. The free-running oscillator has an output for providing an oscillator...
Period measuring circuit and semiconductor device including the same
A semiconductor device includes: a counting detection block suitable for generating a counting value of a clock signal transmitted through a first transmission...
Integrated circuit and method for manufacturing the same
An integrated circuit has one or more logic gates and a control circuit. The control circuit has one or more control elements coupled to the logic gates. The...
Thermally tempered glass substrate using CTE mismatched layers and paste
mixtures for transient electronic systems
A thermally tempered glass substrate for transient electronic systems (i.e., including electronic devices that visually disappear when triggered to do so)...
Management of memory resources in a programmable integrated circuit
An approach for management of memory in a programmable integrated circuit (IC) includes configuring a memory map of the programmable IC with an association of a...
Programmable logic device
A PLD in which a configuration memory is formed using a nonvolatile memory with a small number of transistors and in which the area of a region where the...
IO driver impedance calibration
An IO driver for an integrated circuit and a method for calibrating such an IO driver are provided. The IO driver comprises a plurality of IO driver cells, a...
Differential driver circuit having bias equalizing pre-drivers
A differential driver circuit includes a differential driver configured to drive an output signal based upon a positive leg pull up signal, a positive leg pull...
Threshold logic gates with resistive networks
This disclosure relates generally to threshold logic elements for integrated circuits (ICs). In one embodiment, a threshold logic element has a first input gate...
Bidirectional data exchange circuit
A bidirectional data exchange circuit (10) includes a buffer (16) having paired terminals (A1 . . . A8, B1 . . . B8), a transfer direction input (20), an input...
Driving circuit and driving method
The present technology relates to a driving circuit and a driving method, in which power loss at the time of switching an FET (Field Effect Transistor) can be...
Bidirectional two-base bipolar junction transistor devices, operation,
circuits, and systems with...
Methods, systems, circuits, and devices for power-packet-switching power converters using bidirectional bipolar transistors (BTRANs) for switching....
Switched-mode power supply using variable bias current
There is provided a switched-mode power supply including: a PWM control unit generating a clock signal having pulse widths of the clock depending on a load to...
Distributed virtual-ground switching for SAR and pipelined ADC
Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), such as successive-approximation-register (SAR) ADCs and pipelined ADCs...
Method of reducing current collapse of power device
According to example embodiments, a method of operating a power device includes applying a control voltage to a control electrode of the power device, where the...
Crosspoint switch with separate voltage sources for input and output ports
A crosspoint switch device has a plurality of input ports each connected to a respective voltage source and a plurality of output ports each connected to a...
Production test trimming acceleration
Systems and methods for production test trimming acceleration. In an illustrative, non-limiting embodiment, a method may include providing a first trim code to...
Interchannel skew adjustment circuit
An interchannel skew adjustment circuit adjusts signal skew between a first channel and a second channel. The circuit includes a phase adjustment circuit...
Linearity of phase interpolators using capacitive elements
A phase interpolator, including: a pair of load resistors coupled to a supply voltage; a plurality of branches coupled to the pair of load resistors, each...
High voltage comparison circuit
A high voltage comparison circuit includes an input stage generating an intermediate signal as a result of a comparison between an input signal and a first...
Circuit and method to extend a signal comparison voltage range
A circuit to a extend signal comparison voltage range includes a latching circuit and a comparator responsive to common-mode input signals. The comparator is...
Image pickup device
An electronic device according to one or more embodiments of the present invention comprises an output line, a current mirror circuit and a comparator. Current...
A level shifter for high-speed level shifting includes a first P-channel transistor, comprising a gate coupled to a drain, and a source coupled to a system...
A flip-flop circuit includes a first latch, a trigger stage and a second latch. The first latch is configured to latch a selected signal in response to a first...
Low jitter tunable voltage control oscillator with self calibration
circuits to reduce chip fabrication process...
A voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) which can be configured with a smaller tuning range than is ordinarily required is presented. Ordinarily, the tuning range...
Data output circuit of a semiconductor apparatus
A data output circuit of a semiconductor apparatus is provided. The data output circuit may include a pull-up driver including a plurality of leg units...
Insulated gate semiconductor element drive device
A drive circuit includes a constant current circuit which supplies a constant current to the gate of an IGBT and on-operates the IGBT; a discharge circuit which...
A predetermined waveform is generated using a lower frequency clock signal (16) and a higher frequency clock signal (18). The waveform transitions between first...
Spurious frequency attenuation servo without tuning filter
A spurious frequency attenuation servo comprises a first signal generated at a first frequency including at least one spur at at least one respective spurious...