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Delta-sigma modulator with reduced integrator requirements
Requirements placed on the first integrator of a filter in a continuous-time delta-feedback modulator may be reduced by using circuitry to reduce the speed of a...
Closed loop linearized VCO-based ADC
A device and method for analog to digital conversion is disclosed. The device can have a first amplifier operable to receive an input voltage and output a first...
Imaging device comprising a circuit for analog-digital conversion by means
of the injection of a quantity of...
In the field of imaging devices comprising a detector generating electric charges in response to incident photon radiation, and an analog-to-digital conversion...
Resistive/residue charge-to-digital timer
A resistive/residual Charge to Digital Timer (RCDT) provides efficient, accurate measurement of short time delay between two signals, by converting the time...
Self-calibrated digital-to-analog converter
A digital-to-analog converter has an output. An analog-to-digital converter senses a voltage at the output of the digital-to-analog converter and generates a...
Transmit digital to analog converter (DAC) spur attenuation
A method and apparatus for attenuating transmit digital to analog converter (DAC) spurs is provided. The method begins when a reference voltage is injected into...
Adaptive asynchronous SAR ADC
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for adjusting a conversion speed of an asynchronous SAR ADC based on a margin of time between when a...
Digital to analog converter
A digital to analog converter may include a reference voltage generation unit that generates a reference voltage and a plurality of unit conversion units...
Method and apparatus for generating a digital signal of tunable frequency
and frequency synthesizer employing same
A method for generating a digital signal of tunable frequency may include generating a periodic first analog signal, determining a sign of a first difference...
Frequency divider with duty cycle adjustment within feedback loop
A frequency divider with duty cycle adjustment within a feedback loop is disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus includes at least one divider circuit...
Capacitive arrangement for frequency synthesizers
An electronic device has a capacitive arrangement for controlling a frequency characteristic. The capacitive arrangement has varactor banks having a number of...
Clock recovery circuit
Clock data recovery can be accomplished using a phase path circuit that is configured to receive a data signal and a clock signal. A phase detection circuit...
Phase locked loop device
A device is disclosed that includes a control module and a gain estimation module. The control module is configured to superimpose two non-zero values on a...
All-digital phase-locked loop (ADPLL)
An all-digital phase-locked loop (ADPLL) is provided. The ADPLL comprises a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit is configured to monitor a...
Apparatus to reduce power of a charge pump
Described is an apparatus to lower power of a charge pump. The apparatus comprises: a first delay unit to receive a reference clock, the first delay unit to...
Electronic circuit, method of controlling electronic circuit, and
An electronic circuit includes a plurality of delay elements configured to delay a clock signal by a delay time and to supply the delayed clock signal as a...
Semiconductor apparatus and system including plurality of channels
A semiconductor apparatus includes a direct access section, an interface section, and a through-silicon via region. The direct access section receives a normal...
Circuits and methods of TAF-DPS vernier caliper for time-of-flight
Circuits for measuring TOF between two electrical signals comprises 1) a slow TAF-DPS clock signal generator for generating a slow clock signal, a fast TAF-DPS...
Data processing device and driving method thereof
In a processor or the like including a reconfigurable (RC) circuit, the RC circuit is used to form a test circuit to test a core, a cache memory, or the like,...
High speed precessionally switched magnetic logic
High speed precessionally switched magnetic logic devices and architectures are described. In a first example, a magnetic logic device includes an input...
Programmable logic device and semiconductor device
A programmable logic device includes a plurality of programmable logic elements (PLE) whose electrical connection is controlled by first configuration data....
Level conversion circuit and method
A level conversion circuit is provided for generating an output signal having one of a higher output level and a lower output level in response to an input...
A circuit may include an input terminal configured to receive an input signal with a first voltage swing and an output terminal. The circuit may also include a...
Switch driver circuit and associated methods
A driver circuit for driving a switch includes a high output impedance driver circuit portion having a high impedance output node coupled to the control...
Decoupling circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit
A decoupling circuit includes an inverter. The inverter includes i (i is an integer of 1 or more) PMOS transistors each having a first gate electrode, and j (j...
Programmable logic device
Disclosed is a programmable logic device (PLD) which can undergo dynamic configuration at a high speed. The PLD includes a plurality of programmable logic...
Integrated circuit and semiconductor device including the same
An integrated circuit (IC) includes at least one unit cell. The at least one unit cell includes a first bit circuit configured to process a first bit signal, a...
A touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of first electrode lines, and a plurality of second electrode lines is provided. The first electrode lines are...
Flexible touch panel
A flexible touch panel comprises a base material sheet; a first axis detection electrode, which is provided on the base material sheet and is patterned...
Sample and hold switch circuit
A sample and hold switch circuit includes a clock generation sub-circuit, a gate voltage bootstrap unit, a sampling Field Effect Transistor, a holding capacitor...
Semiconductor device having through chip via
A semiconductor device includes a plurality of chips; a first through-chip via vertically passing through the chips, a power-saving unit suitable for being...
Dual-voltage detector having disable outputs within separate voltage
domain and related methods
Dual-voltage detectors and related methods are disclosed that receive control signals from a first supply voltage domain and provide multiple disable outputs...
Switch driver with a low-cost cross-conduction-preventing circuit
A driver for a power transistor switch comprising a FET complementary output stage which is driven by another FET complementary pre-driver stage which is...
Field effect transistor switching circuit
Embodiments include an apparatus, system, and method related to a switching circuit. In some embodiments, the switching circuit may include first switch...
Gate driver circuit and display apparatus having the same
This disclosure provides a gate driver circuit in a display. The gate driver circuit includes shift registers configured for receiving clock and start signals...
High voltage bootstrap gate driving apparatus
A high voltage bootstrap gate driving apparatus is provided. The gate driving apparatus includes a high-end transistor, a low-end transistor, a buffer, a boost...
Circuit and method for operating a half-bridge
A circuit for operating a half-bridge is provided. The circuit may include a first multiplier circuit. The first multiplier circuit may be configured to...
Control-voltage of pass-gate follows signal
A pass-gate has a passageway between an input node and an output node. The pass-gate selectively opens or closes the passageway for a signal at the input node...
Self bias buffer circuit and memory device including the same
A self bias buffer circuit includes a buffer and bias controller. The buffer provides a self bias voltage based on a reference voltage and to be driven based on...
A comparator is disclosed. The comparator has a power input terminal used to input electricity, a first and a second to-be-compared voltage input terminal used...
Runtime compensated oscillator
Disclosed is a method for generating an oscillating signal and an oscillator circuit.
Duty cycle controller
In one aspect, a duty cycle controller includes a first port configured to receive a voltage bias signal, a second port configured to receive an input voltage...
An integrated circuit includes a latch block suitable for storing a signal through four or more even-numbered coupling lines inverted and driven alternately...
Aircraft radio with improved standby performance
An aircraft radio comprises a receiver, an audio output, and a processing element. The receiver is tuned to a first radio frequency which provides a first audio...
Pipelined systolic finite impulse response filter
A systolic FIR filter circuit includes a plurality of multipliers, a plurality of sample pre-adders, each respective one of the sample pre-adders connected to a...
Resonator with a staggered electrode configuration
An integrated circuit device includes a piezoelectric substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The device also includes...
Built-in-circuit substrate and composite module
A built-in-circuit substrate includes a substrate body, an electrical circuit including inner electrodes provided inside the substrate body and to which an RF...
The recorder includes: a converter acquiring external sound and converting the sound into a first signal; an amplifier amplifying the first signal to generate a...
Volume interactions for connected playback devices
Methods and systems are provided for volume interactions for connected playback devices. In one example, a playback device applies a state variable update...
Digital equalizer adaptation using on-die instrument
Systems and methods are provided for adjusting gain of a receiver. Adaptation circuitry is operable to identify, based on a matrix representation of a...