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Semiconductor device including an arbiter cell
A semiconductor device is implemented with a technology for removing a command bubbling generated when performing a rank-to-rank switching on chips that are...
Circuits and methods for impedance calibration
A driver circuit drives data to an output based on an input data signal in a transmission mode. The driver circuit includes transistors. A comparator generates...
Method and apparatus for generating piezoelectric transducer excitation
waveforms using a boost converter
Transducers formed as part of a touchscreen system emulate the motion of a pushbutton or other mechanical elements. A touchscreen system positions a transducer...
Solar photovoltaic module safety shutdown system
A PV system may be used in case of emergencies. Each individual photovoltaic module receives a signal to determine if it is allowed to be operational or must...
Bidirectional two-base bipolar junction transistor operation, circuits,
and systems with collector-side base driven
Methods, systems, circuits, and devices for power-packet-switching power converters using bidirectional bipolar transistors (BTRANs) for switching....
Power-on-reset circuit with low power consumption
Methods, devices and circuits are provided for power-on-reset circuits with low static power consumption. One such circuit includes a detector that draws...
Power-on reset circuit
A power-on reset circuit of one embodiment includes first and second power supplies, first and second detecting circuit, a differentiation circuit, a current...
Low phase noise technique for a crystal oscillator circuit
In aspects of a low phase noise technique for use with a crystal oscillator, a bias control circuit sets a bias voltage on the gate of a first transistor needed...
Driving method and driving circuit for power switching device
According to example embodiments, a method of driving a power switch device includes applying a first voltage to a gate electrode of the power switch device,...
Detector circuit, transponder and method for detecting signal amplitudes
A transponder circuit for receiving and processing an ASK signal having modulated communication information is provided. The transponder circuit includes a data...
Adjustable delay calibration in a critical path monitor
A critical path monitor (CPM) having a set of split paths is configured in an integrated circuit (IC) that includes a corresponding set of critical paths. A...
Duty cycle correction circuit and semiconductor device
According to one embodiment, there is provided a duty cycle correction circuit including an input inverter, an output inverter, a charge distribution unit, and...
Delay circuit, oscillation circuit, and semiconductor device
Provided is a voltage regulator which consumes low power and uses an NMOS transistor as an output transistor. A delay circuit includes, between a constant...
Leading-edge phase-cut dimmer detector
Circuits and methods for detecting the presence of a leading-edge phase-cut dimmer. The dimmer detector comprises an edge detector, a pulse stretcher and a...
Voltage doubler and nonvolating memory device having the same
A voltage doubler includes first to fourth transistors, a first capacitor connected between a first node and a first clock terminal configured to receive a...
EMI control method and apparatus, and electronic device
An electromagnetic interference (EMI) control method to adjust initial clock phases of radiation sources of an electronic device, so as to control EMI of the...
Impedance adjusting device
An impedance adjusting device includes a power output port, a ground terminal, a capacitor assembly including at least one capacitor, and a power output port....
A variable attenuator comprises a series resistance, and an adjustable shunt resistance, wherein the adjustable shunt resistance comprises a series circuit of a...
Fabrication of surface acoustic wave filters having plate modes
Methods of designing surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters and SAW filters fabricated on piezoelectric substrates are disclosed. A filter design including two or...
Surface acoustic wave device and oscillator circuit
A surface acoustic wave device includes a quartz substrate and a periodic structure portion. The quartz substrate is constituted such that a surface acoustic...
Correction of the passband of an air gap transformer
Device for correction of the passband of an air gap transformer with a cut-off frequency, characterized in that it includes a filter adapted to be connected to...
Apparatus and method for filtering singals in a receiver
An apparatus and method for filtering a signal is described. The apparatus includes a first singly terminated filter that filters a signal in a first frequency...
A metamaterial comprises a support medium, such as a planar dielectric substrate and a plurality of resonant circuits supported thereby. At least one resonant...
Method for manufacturing a vibrating MEMS circuit
A method for making a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) vibrating structure is disclosed. The MEMS is supported by a MEMS anchor system and includes a...
Audio output balancing
An example implementation involves a first playback device receiving a first audio signal comprising content in a first frequency range to be played by the...
Variable gain multistage amplifier and receiver
There is provided a variable gain multistage amplifier including: an input terminal to which the input signal is input; multistage amplifiers amplify the input...
Methods and apparatus for processing audio signals
A method for processing an audio signal (i(t)), comprises: receiving a first set (x(t)) of time-varying signals representing a first sound comprised in the...
Unitary electronic speaker device for receiving an assignment of a
playlist from a home personal computer and...
An unitary electronic speaker device and system for rendering a playlist are provided. An assignment of a playlist identifying a plurality of songs is received...
Traveling wave amplifier providing cascade units each including a dynamic
cascade transistor whose collector...
A traveling wave amplifier including differential circuits to suppress the backward wave effect is disclosed. The differential amplifier includes two cascade...
Low power operational transconductance amplifier
A method and an apparatus relating to an amplifier (e.g., an operational transconductance amplifier or OTA) are provided. The OTA includes a first node and a...
An inverting amplifier according to a first embodiment includes an inverter circuit, a first voltage generating circuit, and a second voltage generating...
Multi-band low noise amplifier
An apparatus includes a first path tuned to a first frequency band and a second path tuned to a second frequency band. The apparatus also includes cross-coupled...
Amplification systems and methods with one or more channels
Systems and methods are provided for amplifying multiple input signals to generate multiple output signals. An example system includes a first channel, a second...
Unbalanced linear power amplifier
An unbalanced linear power amplifier (PA) is disclosed having a quadrature coupler with a 90.degree. phase input port, a 0.degree. phase input port, an output...
Systems and methods for improved power yield and linerization in radio
An exemplary system comprises a linearizer module, a first upconverter module, a power amplifier module, a signal sampler module, and a downconverter module....
Radio frequency power amplifier non-linearity compensation
There is provided compensation for non-linear effects caused by a radio frequency power amplifier. An input sequence is acquired. A pre-distortion parameter is...
Feed-forward amplifier device and method thereof
The present application discloses a feed-forward amplifier device and the method thereof. The device comprises: a splitter for splitting an input signal into...
Dual feedback low noise amplifier
A dual feedback low noise amplifier includes a negative-feedback capacitive mutual-coupled common-gate amplifier of parallel-input parallel-output (PIPO)...
High-frequency amplifier circuit
A high-frequency amplifier circuit (10) includes a high-frequency amplifying element (11), a bias circuit (12), and a bias adjusting circuit (13). The...
Multiple-state, switch-mode power amplifier systems and methods of their
An embodiment of an amplifier includes N (N>1) switch-mode power amplifier (SMPA) branches. Each SMPA branch includes two drive signal inputs and one SMPA...
An amplifier is disclosed that avoids an increase in circuit scale and an increase in power consumption, and easily avoids the odd-order harmonics. This...
Integrated RF front end with stacked transistor switch
A monolithic integrated circuit (IC), and method of manufacturing same, that includes all RF front end or transceiver elements for a portable communication...
High power spin torque oscillator integrated on a transistor
Example embodiments are related to a high power spin torque oscillator that is integrated by combining a transistor. The high power spin torque oscillator...
Oscillator with favorable startup
In an example embodiment, an apparatus includes an LC circuit having a capacitive circuit and an inductive circuit connected in a circuit loop. The inductive...
Solar cell module
A transparent protective member includes first main surface and a second main surface, and having a curved surface shape. Solar cell panels are attached to the...
Building body with solar tracking device
A building body with solar tracking device includes a top tent supported on the building body. The top tent includes at least one set of intersection section...
Solar power mobile charging station
A mobile charging system includes a foldable solar panel and a battery configured to receive electricity generated by the solar panel and to charge one or more...
Linear vibration modules and linear-resonant vibration modules
The current application is directed to various types of linear vibrational modules, including linear-resonant vibration modules, that can be incorporated in a...
A motor controller of a switched reluctance motor includes an inverter, a torque and flux calculator configured to estimate or measure torque and flux generated...
Method and device for monitoring a torque of an electric motor
The invention relates to a method (40) for monitoring a torque of an electric motor (10), in particular for application in a motor vehicle, wherein the electric...