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Local oscillator interference cancellation
Systems and methods for mitigating interference in a Local Oscillator (LO) signal generated by a Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Digital delay-locked loop (DLL) training
A DLL may include a DLL training circuit that provides a feedback signal to the DLL and receives a first delay code value from the DLL that corresponds to the...
Systems and methods for distributing an aging burden among processor cores
Systems and methods are presented for reducing the impact of high load and aging on processor cores in a processor. A Power Management Unit (PMU) can monitor...
MIMO LO sharing in microwave point-to-point systems
A method and system is provided for sharing of bandwidth on intermediate frequency cabling connections between indoor and outdoor units of a MIMO microwave...
Method and apparatus for control of a digital phase locked loop (DPLL)
with exponentially shaped digitally...
Various systems and methods utilizing a digitally controlled oscillator having frequency steps that increase in magnitude as a target output clock frequency...
Memory device, semiconductor device, and electronic device
An object is to provide a memory device which does not need a complex manufacturing process and whose power consumption can be suppressed, and a semiconductor...
Low voltage differential signaling (LVDS) driver with differential output
signal amplitude regulation
An low voltage differential signaling (LVDS) driver is provide having an output voltage amplitude regulator for regulating an output voltage amplitude of the...
Level conversion circuit and liquid crystal display device using the same
A level conversion circuit includes level conversion portions which are connected in series. The level conversion portion includes circuit blocks. The circuit...
Programmable single-supply level-shifter circuit
In an example implementation, a level-shifter circuit in an integrated circuit (IC) includes a plurality field-effect transistors (FETs) coupled to provide: a...
Integrated circuit with signal assist circuitry and method of operating
An integrated circuit has signal assist circuitry for assisting with pulling a signal on the signal line towards the logical low or high signal level. The...
System for isolating integrated circuit power domains
A system for isolating a first power domain from a second power domain in an integrated circuit includes receiving an input signal from the first power domain...
Method and apparatus for a tunable driver circuit
A driver circuit having an adjustable output signal includes a logic circuit configured to receive an input signal into a first input terminal and an output...
Dynamic voltage and frequency management
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a self calibration unit configured to iterate a test on a logic circuit in the integrated circuit at...
Apparatuses and methods for combining mirrors with electronics in medicine
An apparatus includes a medicine cabinet door. The medicine cabinet door has an outer glass layer, the outer glass layer has a front side and a back side, an...
GOA circuit based on LTPS semiconductor TFT
The present invention provides a GOA circuit based on LTPS semiconductor TFT, comprising a plurality of GOA units which are cascade connected, and N is set to...
A circuit may include first and second input nodes, first and second output nodes, first and second intermediate nodes, first and second resistances, a first...
Efficient driver circuit
A driver circuit for driving a resonance circuit is disclosed. The driver circuit includes an input to receive an input signal, an amplifier to amplify the...
Reducing power consumption in a liquid crystal display
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and apparatus to reduce power consumption in a passive matrix LCD driver circuit by using a plurality of drive...
Reducing a disturbance on a signal path of a semiconductor switch
A method for reducing a disturbance on a signal path is provided. The disturbance is caused by a capacitance (203, 214)of a semiconductor switch (131-133) of an...
In accordance with various embodiments, a circuit is provided, including an output node, a first potential varying stage, which is designed to couple the output...
Power on-reset with built-in hysteresis
A device for controlling a power-on reset signal can include a constant current source, for controlling a reference current that is independent of a supply...
The application generally relates to apparatus for driving high voltage power switching devices such as IGBTs. An aspect provides a method of adding a sensing...
Current leakage mitigation
One or more circuits are provided wherein leakage current is mitigated. A circuit comprises a pad, a first transistor, a second transistor, a power leakage...
Method for reworkable packaging of high speed, low electrical parasitic
power electronics modules through gate...
A multichip power module directly connecting the busboard to a printed-circuit board that is attached to the power substrate enabling extremely low loop...
Systems for accurate multiplexing
The disclosure presented herein provides example embodiments of systems for accurate multiplexing. The systems and methods presented may be suitable for...
System and method for pulse width modulation
A circuit for use with PWM signal having first pulse and a second pulse, wherein the first pulse has a period and a first duty cycle, and the second pulse has...
Tunable clock system
A memory-like structure composed of variable resistor elements for use in tuning respective branches and leaves of a clock distribution structure, which may be...
Programmable delay circuit
A computing circuit that includes clocked circuitry, a controller, and a clock generator. The clocked circuitry is configured to receive data and to perform...
Phase modulation noise reducer
A phase modulation (PM) noise reducer includes: an amplitude modulation (AM) detector to receive a primary oscillator signal and to produce an AM detector...
System for digitally controlled edge interpolator linearization
This application discusses, among other things, an interpolator architecture for digital-to-time converters (DTCs). In an example, an interpolator can include...
Device for generating a time signal, and system comprising such a device
A device comprises a first time generator for generating an internal time signal, a unit for receiving an external time signal at discrete synchronization times...
A receiver circuit including an external terminal, a level shifter, a reset circuit, and an inverting circuit is provided. The external terminal receives the...
Voltage level shifter for high voltage applications
A voltage level shifter for high voltage applications has a low voltage domain current mirror having first and second branches. A high voltage switch and a...
Closed loop feedback control of integrated circuits
Systems and methods for closed loop feedback control of integrated circuits. In one embodiment, a plurality of controllable inputs to an integrated circuit is...
Embodiments include methods of tuning state variable filters. Examples include state variable filters whose center frequencies can be tuned using variable gain...
Wide bandwidth automatic tuning circuit
An automatic tuning circuit for matching an antenna to a radio receiver. The automatic tuning circuit includes a tunable non-Foster circuit for coupling the...
Devices and methods for pulse-width modulation
Devices and methods convert signals into pulse-width modulated signals. A noise-shaping loop can be clocked at a lower frequency than a PWM modulator, resulting...
Acoustic wave device and antenna duplexer including same
An acoustic wave device includes a first longitudinally-coupled acoustic wave filter having interdigital transducer ("IDT") electrodes arranged in a propagation...
System and method for processing a signal with a filter employing FIR and
A system and method for processing a signal with a filter employing FIR and/or IIR elements. The required controller function is decomposed into primary FIR...
Acoustic wave device
An acoustic wave device includes: a chip; an acoustic wave element formed on a principal surface of the chip; a first pad formed on the principal surface of the...
Current balancing device and method
The present invention discloses a current balancing device and method capable of balancing an output current and an input current of a current loop. Said device...
Method of connecting one or more contactless components to a single
antenna, and corresponding system
A first component (CMP1) is connected to the antenna (ANT) and to an impedance matching circuit (CAI) configurable on command and connected to the antenna, and...
Switched band-pass filter
A switchable band-pass filter is described that includes a first capacitor, a first switch circuit, and a second switching circuit arranged in parallel between...
Apparatus and method of multi-sensor sound recording
An apparatus and a method for sound recording are provided. The apparatus stores an equalizer and includes a housing, a microphone, and a processor. The...
Sound output setting apparatus, method, and computer program product
An apparatus is provided with a device storing machine readable code and a processor executing the machine readable code. The machine readable code includes...
Inverter- and-switched-capacitor-based squelch detector apparatus and
A squelch detector includes is configured to receive a time-varying differential communication signal, and includes switched capacitors and an inverter...
Receiving stage and method for receiving
A receiver stage for receiving a receive signal comprises M receiving paths, each receiving path comprises a signal processor and K comparators. The signal...
Regulation of an amplification apparatus
An amplifier module comprises an amplifier having an output, a coupler coupled to the output to receive a first signal provided at the output and a power...
Gain control in complementary common gate and common source amplifiers
Gain control in complementary common gate and common source amplifiers is disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, an apparatus includes a first amplifier stage...
Sound amplifier system and method for amplifying engine sounds
A sound enhancing system is disclosed for use with an engine of a vehicle to amplify engine sounds produced by the engine over a predetermined engine RPM...