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Multi-code Chien's search circuit for BCH codes with various values of m
The present invention discloses a multi-code Chien's search circuit for BCH codes with various values of m in GF(2.sup.m). The circuit includes: a combined...
Forward error correction decoder and method therefor
A Forward Error Correction (FEC) decoder is provided, for example including a Layered Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) component. In an implementation, power...
Systems and methods for on-demand exchange of extrinsic information in
Systems and methods are provided for decoding a codeword using an iterative decoding process. The systems and methods include receiving a codeword comprising a...
NAND flash memory systems with efficient soft information interface
A controller for a nonvolatile memory device includes a transfer control module and a decoder module. The transfer control module is configured to request a...
Enhanced compression, encoding, and naming for resource strings
Technology is disclosed herein for compressing, encoding, and otherwise reducing the size of resource files. In at least one implementation, similarity...
Physical layer encoding and decoding method and apparatuses thereof
This application discloses a physical layer encoding and decoding method and apparatuses thereof, where the method includes: receiving an MII control block and...
Apparatus and method for supporting polar code designs
A method includes simulating transmission of multiple symbols representing multiple bits over at least one communication channel, where the multiple symbols are...
Power reduction in delta sigma modulator
A high-order delta-sigma modulator is realized with amplifying/integrating circuits each having a small circuit scale, to thereby provide a small-size and...
Switched capacitor digital-to-analog converter
A switched capacitor digital-to-analog converter ("DAC") for converting a digital input code to an analog signal comprises a switched capacitor array and a...
Low-power, high-speed successive approximation register analog-to-digital
converter and conversion method using...
Provided is a low-power, high-speed successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC). The low-power, high-speed SAR ADC includes a...
Flash ADC with interpolators
An ADC is provided. The ADC includes a plurality of pre-amplifiers, dynamic comparators coupled to the pre-amplifiers, interpolators and an encoder. Each...
Analog-to-digital converting device and related calibration method and
An analog-to-digital converting device includes a converting module, for sampling an analog input voltage according to a plurality of sampling signals to...
Apparatus and a method for providing oscillator signals
An apparatus for providing oscillator signals includes a first digital-to-time converter module configured to generate a first oscillator signal based on a...
Atomic cell, atomic cell manufacturing method, quantum interference
device, atomic oscillator, electronic...
An atomic cell includes: metallic atoms; a body portion having a through hole; window portions that are bonded to the body portion and form an inner space where...
Frequency synthesizing module and related frequency gain determining
A frequency synthesizing module includes an operating circuit, for generating a control voltage according to a reference signal and a feedback signal; a...
Phase-locked loop circuit including voltage down converter consisting of
A phase-locked loop circuit includes a first circuit, a second circuit, and a voltage down converter. The first circuit generates a first signal based on a...
Low power and integrable on-chip architecture for low frequency PLL
An integrated circuit including a phase detector; a first charge pump and a second charge pump coupled to the phase detector, and configured to receive inputs...
Low power and compact area digital integrator for a digital phase detector
In an example embodiment, a phase-locked loop circuit may include a first circuitry to receive a reference signal and a source signal. The first circuitry may...
An output circuit includes: an output portion which includes a plurality of output blocks each of which converts 2-bits parallel data to 1-bit serial data and...
Apparatus and methods for using tuning information to adaptively and
dynamically modify the parameters of an RF...
Provided herein are apparatus and methods for using tuning information to adaptively and dynamically modify the parameters of an RF signal chain. The tuning...
Dynamic clock rate control for power reduction
A pipeline system may adjust clock rates of variable-rate clock signals sent to different processing circuit blocks in a pipeline based on their respective,...
Methods and systems for distributing clock and reset signals across an
A distribution network for distributing clock and reset signals across an address macro has circuit blocks having dividers and counters, drivers connected in a...
Oscillation circuit, oscillator, electronic device, moving object, and
control method of oscillator
In order to reduce the possibility of erroneous switching of an operation mode, an oscillation circuit, an oscillator, an electronic device and a moving object...
Counter circuit and image sensor including the same
An integrated circuit counter includes a cascaded chain of bit counters, which are collectively configured to count a number of first edges of a counter input...
Output circuit adapted for integrated circuit and associated control
An output circuit adapted for an integrated circuit is provided. The output circuit includes a driver, a pre-driver and a buffer circuit. The driver is...
Data output circuit
A data output circuit includes a main driver including a pull-up driver, coupled between a power supply terminal and a node coupled to the pad and a pull-down...
Radiation hardened digital circuit
This disclosure relates generally to radiation hardened digital circuits. In one embodiment, a radiation hardened digital circuit includes a delay network and a...
Inversely proportional voltage-delay buffers for buffering data according
to data voltage levels
Inversely proportional voltage-delay buffers for buffering data according to data voltage levels are disclosed. In one aspect, an inversely proportional...
Semiconductor device with buffer and replica circuits
A semiconductor device, includes an input buffer, first and second PMOS transistors serially interconnected between a first power supply node and an output node...
Measuring capacitance of a capacitive sensor with a microcontroller having
an analog output for driving a guard...
A microcontroller measures capacitance of capacitive sensors having guard rings associated therewith. A guard ring is provided around each capacitive sensor...
Field-effect transistor driver
A field-effect transistor (FET) driver is provided that includes an input modulator and an isolating capacitor. The input modulator is configured to output an...
A semiconductor device capable of reducing power consumption is provided. A writing potential is supplied to the cell 11 in which data rewriting is to be...
A semiconductor apparatus includes a switching element configured to include a gate electrode, a first main electrode, a second main electrode, a sense...
Input current control method, switch control circuit and power supply
including the switch control circuit
A switch control circuit that controls a switching operation of a power switch includes: an input current calculator generating an input sense voltage by...
Monolithic integrated circuit switch device with output current balancing
An electrical circuit includes monolithic integrated circuit (IC) switch devices that are connected in parallel. A monolithic IC switch device includes a first...
System-on-chip including body bias voltage generator
A system-on-chip includes a body bias voltage generator having a voltage divider and a filter. The voltage divider includes a switched capacitor circuit and a...
Pulse width modulation control unit, voltage regulator and control method
A PWM control unit is provided. A comparison unit compares an output voltage with a reference voltage to generate a first compared result, and controls a...
Comparator apparatus and method
A comparator comprises a differential input stage comprising a first n-type transistor and a second n-type transistor, an output stage coupled to the...
Embodiments of the invention relate to an input-powered comparator. Embodiments of the invention also pertain to an active diode that includes an input-powered...
A delay circuit includes a current circuit, a first current mirror circuit, a second current mirror circuit, a self-compensation circuit, and a delay capacitor....
Delay line circuits and semiconductor integrated circuits
A delay line circuit is provided and includes a fine delay unit and coarse delay units. Each fine delay circuit includes a first PMOS transistor; a first NMOS...
The delay apparatus according to an embodiment includes a logic circuit that is connected between a first potential line and a first node and is driven by a...
Linearization circuit for high frequency signal phase adjustment
A circuit includes a phase adjustment capacitor (PAC) coupled to a signal path and configured to adjust a phase of a signal on the signal path. A transistor...
Josephson current source systems and method
One embodiment describes a Josephson current source system. The system includes a flux-shuttle loop comprising a plurality of stages arranged in a series loop....
CMOS Schmitt trigger circuit and associated methods
The Schmitt trigger circuit includes a signal input, a first inverter coupled to the signal input and configured to operate at a first voltage, and a second...
Voltage generator with charge pump and related methods and apparatus
Aspects of this disclosure relate to voltage generators, such as negative voltage generators. In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a voltage generator, a...
Reception circuit, and reception apparatus
There is provided a reception circuit that includes a local signal generation section, a duty-cycle correction section, an oscillation signal generation...
Switching scheme to extend maximum input voltage range of a DC-to-DC
A circuit includes a first transistor having a first current electrode coupled to a first power supply node, a second current electrode coupled to a switching...
Apparatus and method for compensating for process variation in electronic
An electronic device for compensating for process variation is provided. The electronic device includes a first circuit configured to consume a current supplied...
Power management for PCI express
Systems and methods are provided for managing power of a device coupled with a transceiver module, in communication with a high-speed interface. In one aspect,...