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Voltage controlled oscillator runaway prevention
A feedback module for preventing voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) runaway in a phase locked loop (PLL) circuit can include a first, a second, and a third...
Method and apparatus for avoiding spurs in chip
A method is for rejecting spurs within a chip containing analog and digital functions. The spurs may be timed by a clock signal derived from the output...
Digital phase locked loop for low jitter applications
A phase locked loop circuit is disclosed. The phase locked loop circuit includes a ring oscillator. The phase locked loop circuit also includes a digital path...
Open-loop voltage regulation and drift compensation for digitally
controlled oscillator (DCO)
Embodiments include apparatuses, methods, and systems for open-loop voltage regulation and drift compensation for a digitally controlled oscillator (DCO). in...
XOR (exclusive or) based triangular mixing for digital phase control
Phase compensation in an I/O (input/output) circuit includes a triangular control contour with a simplified generation circuit. A linear control circuit can...
Phase detector and associated phase detecting method
A phase detector includes a plurality of sampling circuits, a logic circuit, a plurality of demultiplexers and a decision circuit, wherein the plurality of...
A readout system includes a sensing module to generate first and second voltage signals with a phase difference associated with an environmental parameter, and...
Leakage compensation circuit for phase-locked loop (PLL) large thin oxide
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for compensating, or at least adjusting, for capacitor leakage. One example method...
Method and apparatus for fast locking of a clock generating circuit
In a method and apparatus for using a clock generating circuit to minimize settling time after dynamic power supply voltage ramping, a clock signal may be...
FLL oscillator/clock with an FLL control loop including a switched
capacitor resistive divider
An FLL (frequency locked loop) oscillator/clock generator includes a free-running oscillator (such as a ring oscillator), and generates an FLL_clk with an...
The disclosure provides a universal oscillator. The oscillator includes an amplifier array. The amplifier array includes one or more amplifiers. A control logic...
A first oscillator generates a first frequency. A second oscillator generates a second frequency. A controller determines a difference between the first...
Semiconductor device and automobile
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor element having a gate and controlled with a gate voltage, a gate drive circuit which controls the gate voltage,...
Digital counter comprising reduced transition density
The present document relates to a digital counter providing counting information comprising at least a first and a second counting module, said counting modules...
Reconfigurable fractional divider
Aspects of a reconfigurable frequency divider circuit are provided. A reconfigurable frequency divider can include a frequency divider that is configured to...
Apparatus for improving reliability of electronic circuitry and associated
In an exemplary embodiment, an apparatus includes a first set of circuit elements and a second set of circuit elements. The first set of circuit elements is...
Cascaded LUT carry logic circuit
In an example, a configurable logic element for a programmable integrated circuit (IC) includes a first lookup-table (LUT) including first inputs and first...
Split resistor source-series terminated driver
A Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) is described with improved transmitter driver architecture. The transmitter driver architecture consumes significantly less...
Fast voltage domain converters with symmetric and supply insensitive
In one embodiment, a circuit comprises a phase interpolator that converts a single-ended input to a pair of symmetric differential signals within a first...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device
A semiconductor integrated circuit device that has a high-voltage analog switch circuit and is operable at a low power-supply voltage, and which has a first...
Clock enabling circuit
A clock enabling circuit for providing a gated clock signal in response to receiving clock request information is presented. The clock enabling circuit...
A dynamic logic circuit in which the number of elements is reduced, the layout area is reduced, the power loss is reduced, and the power consumption is reduced...
Dynamically adjustable circuit with circuit of characterized-path and
method for generating circuit of...
An integrated circuit and a method are provided. An integrated circuit comprises a first circuit, with a first character and at least one external control...
Superconductive gate system
One embodiment includes a superconductive gate system. The superconductive gate system includes a Josephson D-gate circuit comprising a bi-stable loop...
Embodiments may include a method, system and apparatus for providing for encoded dual-rail signal communications in asynchronous circuitry. A dual rail signal...
Touch inductive unit and touch panel
A touch inductive unit includes a receiving electrode pattern and a driving electrode pattern. The receiving electrode pattern includes a first main stem, a...
Circuit including a transformer for driving a semiconductor switching
A circuit for a semiconductor switching element including a transformer. One embodiment provides a first voltage supply circuit having a first oscillator. A...
FET array bypass module
A bypass module including a plurality of P-Channel MOSFETs connected in parallel to form a P-Channel MOSFET array, a plurality of N-Channel MOSFETs connected in...
Resonant-recovery power reduction techniques for pulse generation
The disclosed embodiments provide a circuit for driving a capacitive load. The circuit includes a first inductor with an input terminal and a load terminal,...
Apparatus and methods for modulating current / voltage response using
multiple semi-conductive channel regions...
Apparatuses and methods for modulating current/voltage response using multiple semi-conductive channel regions (SCR) produced from different integrated...
Transmit/receive module including gate/drain switching control
An integrated circuit includes a transmit/receive (T/R) circuit and a gate/drain bias control circuit. The transmit/receive (T/R) circuit may be configured to...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device
A semiconductor integrated circuit device having a control signal system for avoiding failure to check an indefinite signal propagation prevention circuit, for...
Gate driver and display device including the same
A gate driver is provided. The gate driver includes a plurality of cascade-connected stages. The k-th stage of the stages includes a switching unit for...
Switch circuit with a first transistor device and a second transistor
device connected in series
A method can be used for driving a switch circuit. The switch circuit includes a first transistor device and a second transistor device. Both the first...
Pulse frequency modulation circuit and power adapter
Disclosed are a pulse frequency modulation circuit and a power adapter. The pulse frequency modulation circuit includes a first multiplier, a second multiplier,...
High-speed comparator for analog-to-digital converter
A comparator for an analog-to-digital converter is provided. The comparator includes a differential amplifier unit that receives a sampling signal and provides...
Data transmission circuit
A data transmission circuit includes a first data selection unit suitable for alternately outputting data of first and second input lines as first driving data...
Switching circuit for a transmission channel for ultrasound applications,
transmission channel and process for...
A switching circuit for transmission channel for ultrasound applications is electrically coupled between a connection terminal and a low voltage output...
Semiconductor device and semiconductor system including the same
A semiconductor device may include a control signal generation block configured to shift a level of a trimming signal and generate a selection control signal,...
Flip-flop cell with configurable delay
Flip-flop cells that enable time borrowing during the design of the IC to improve setup times while avoiding introducing meta-stability, and alternatively to...
Half-power buffer and/or amplifier
Disclosed is a half-power buffer/amplifier. The half-power buffer/amplifier includes first and second amplifying blocks respectively corresponding to first and...
Current source array
A Silicon On Insulator current source array includes input control for receiving a control voltage, a first reference input for receiving a first reference...
Gate driving circuit, display module and display device
Provided are a gate driving circuit, a display module and a display device belonging to the field of display technique and being designed for solving the...
A variable inductor structure for varying an inductance responsive to a digital tuning signal, comprising: a first inductor; a second, adjustable, inductor; and...
Wireless communication device and tunable filter thereof
A wireless communication device and a tunable filter are provided. The tunable filter includes a first energy storage element, a first series resonant circuit,...
Acoustic filter with suppressed nonlinear characteristics
An acoustic filter includes a signal input port, a ladder-type filter, a first branch ladder-type filter, a second branch ladder-type filter, and a signal...
Component operating with acoustic waves and method for producing same
The invention concerns a component (B) operating with acoustic waves, in which the reflection and excitation are largely decoupled. For this purpose, a...
Piezoelectric piece for piezoelectric vibrator and manufacturing method
The present invention presents a piezoelectric piece for a piezoelectric vibrator and a manufacturing method thereof. The piezoelectric piece for a...
Elastic wave filter device and duplexer
In an elastic wave filter device, an elastic wave filter element chip is mounted on a board. In the elastic wave filter element chip, a ladder filter including...
Bulk acoustic wave resonator having doped piezoelectric layer
In accordance with a representative embodiment, a bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonator comprises: a first electrode having a first electrode thickness; a second...