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Measurement initialization circuitry
Measurement initialization circuitry is described. Propagation of a start signal through a variable delay line may be stopped by either of two stop signals. One...
Current synthesizer correction
An adjustable current-synthesizer may generate synthesized current representative of an actual current, according to a model of a circuit that produces the...
Device and method for adjusting an oscillation frequency of a VCTCXO
A device (110), comprising a temperature sensor (111) accesses an external time or frequency reference (121; 130) for adjusting an oscillation frequency of a...
Dynamic prescaling for performance counters
A method of configuring a prescaling circuit in a performance counter circuit for a computer processing system can include receiving a first number of signaled...
Power management system for integrated circuits
An apparatus includes a plurality of programmable hardware resources and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) disposed on an IC die. The ADC is configured to...
Semiconductor component and an operating method for a protective circuit
against light attacks
A semiconductor component includes a semiconductor substrate, and a doped well having a well terminal and a transistor structure having at least one potential...
To provide a semiconductor device in which signal-transmission speed between a first logic element and a second logic element is not lowered. The semiconductor...
System on chip and method of operating a system on chip
The present application describes a SoC device with observer units for monitoring a state of a respective functional unit of the SoC combiner units for...
Field programmable object array and video compression processor for video
A field programmable object array integrated circuit has video data compression capability. The integrated circuit comprises an array of programmable objects...
Chip and method for identifying a chip
A chip includes a logic circuit which has a plurality of transistors and is configured to carry out a logical data processing function, the transistors being...
Interface circuit and electronic system using the same
An interface circuit applied in an electronic system includes a first control circuit and a second control circuit. The first control circuit includes a first...
Circuit for reducing negative bias temperature instability
A circuit comprises a control circuit having an output node. The circuit also comprises a half latch keeper circuit coupled to the control circuit. The half...
An LVDS driver includes a plurality of differential signal generators to receive adjustment signals generated by a slew rate adjusting unit and generate a...
A circuit comprises a voltage supply node, a reference voltage node, and a plurality of transistors coupled with the voltage supply node and the reference...
Low-power open-circuit detection system
An open-circuit detection system for an integrated circuit (IC) includes a wire (e.g., part of a wire mesh for device protection) and circuitry for detecting...
Low power scheme to protect the low voltage capacitors in high voltage IO
An input/output (IO) circuit includes a first bias circuit and a second bias circuit coupled to a node. A first capacitor and a second capacitor are being...
A touch panel includes a first substrate and a plurality of conductive electrodes. The conductive electrodes are located at the first substrate, and each of the...
Low-power activation circuit with motion sensor
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method and apparatus to perform a low power activation of a system by measuring the slope of a digital...
Light-sensing circuit, method of operating the light-sensing circuit, and
light-sensing apparatus employing the...
Example embodiments are directed to a light-sensing circuit, a method of operating the light-sensing circuit, and a light-sensing apparatus including the...
Bridge circuit with improved fail-safety
A bridge circuit with improved fail-safety, having a first electrical load with a first contact terminal and a second contact terminal, and a first series...
Active diode driver
An active diode driver for operating a switch of an active rectifier using an active diode is provided. The active diode driver may first control a soft turn-on...
Gate drive circuit
Example circuitry includes: a transformer circuit having first windings and second windings, where the second windings are magnetically orthogonal to the first...
Stacked semiconductor arrangement
Among other things, one or more stacked semiconductor arrangements or techniques for applying voltage schemes to such stacked semiconductor arrangements is...
Composite semiconductor switching device
A composite semiconductor switching device includes: a first semiconductor element that incurs switching losses when performing switching operation of turning...
Driving system for switching element
In a driving system for driving a switching element, a controller controls the switching element. A temperature measuring module measures a temperature of the...
Gate driver, driving method thereof, and control circuit of flat panel
The present invention discloses a gate driver which employs gate pulse modulation technology for improving an image quality, a driving method thereof, and a...
Passive drive control circuit for AC current
A circuit that may control current to a load without generating a large amount of electromagnetic interference on main lines of an AC power supply for the load...
Input protection circuit, electronic device, electronic apparatus, and
An input protection circuit changes the voltage of a signal to be input to an input circuit to a predetermined voltage or less and outputs the signal. The input...
PWM signal generation circuit and processor system
A PWM signal generation circuit according to the present invention includes a duty setting unit (10) configured to generate a duty control signal designating a...
Semiconductor integrated circuit, apparatus including semiconductor
integrated circuit, and method for...
A semiconductor integrated circuit includes a first generation unit configured to generate a fixed frequency division clock signal (first signal) from an output...
In-situ delay element calibration
A controllable delay element includes a delay element to provide a variable delay from an input signal to an output signal. The variable delay can be controlled...
Power-efficient chopping scheme for offset error correction in MEMS
Embodiments of the present invention eliminate the high bandwidth buffer from the analog chopper circuit. In some specific embodiments, the buffer is replace...
Sense amplifier with improved margin
One aspect of the technology is an integrated circuit, comprising a bias circuit and a sense amplifier. The bias circuit has a diode-connected transistor and a...
Bipolar transistor frequency doublers at millimeter-wave frequencies
Frequency multipliers include a pair of transistors each connected to a common impedance through a respective collector impedance formed from a transmission...
Clock data recovery system
A clock data recovery system is described. It includes a high pass filter for transmitting a filtered data signal in response to receiving an input data signal;...
Current mode logic circuit for high speed input/output applications
A CML latch includes an input stage including input nodes to receive a differential input signal and output nodes to provide a differential intermediate output...
Variability resistant circuit element and signal processing method
A sequential circuit arrangement and method are provided in which a latch input signal and a latched version of the input signal are compared to derive a...
Controllable wide frequency range oscillator
A circuit includes a ring oscillator that includes a plurality of delay stages coupled in series to generate an output frequency for the ring oscillator. A...
Low power toggle latch-based flip-flop including integrated clock gating
Inventive aspects include integrated clock gating logic that can generate an internal glitch-free clock signal. Inventive aspects further include a toggle latch...
Power source for clock distribution network
A clock distribution network having a separate power supply for top levels thereof is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a clock...
Output driver having output impedance adaptable to supply voltage and
method of use
An output driver is provided that adapts an output impedance of the output driver to the voltage level of a power supply, thereby providing a constant output...
Method and apparatus to reconfigure a filter
Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit having a filter circuit and a controller. The filter circuit drives a load circuit having different input impedances...
Device for negative group delay
A negative group delay circuit comprising a negative group delay component, also comprising a circulator with three ports, further comprising a first resonator,...
Elastic wave filter device and duplexer
An elastic wave filter device includes a one-port elastic wave resonator and an elastic wave filter unit connected in series to the one-port elastic wave...
Antenna sharing device
An antenna duplexer has a first filter passing a signal in a first frequency band and a second filter passing a signal in a second frequency band which is...
Nano- and micro-electromechanical resonators
A resonator includes a piezoelectric plate and interdigitated electrode(s). The interdigitated electrode includes a plurality of conductive strips disposed over...
Filter device and duplexer
A filter device includes a band pass filter connected between a first signal terminal and a second signal terminal and an LC circuit connected in parallel with...
Adaptive impedance matching apparatus, system and method with improved
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising' an RF matching network connected to at least one RF input port and at least one RF...
Output matching network having a single combined series and shunt
A matching network requiring a predetermined shunt capacitance in a transformation of the impedance at the output to a transistor to a load. The matching...
Band pass filter circuit and multilayer band pass filter
A band pass filter circuit includes an input terminal, an output terminal, a signal line, and a plurality of main LC parallel resonators. First ends of the...