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Lockup latch for subthreshold operation
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit may include edge triggered flops that launch data to start a clock cycle and that capture data at the end of the clock...
Exclusive-OR gate using magneto-electric tunnel junctions
A magneto-electric (ME) magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) Exclusive-OR (XOR) gate is provided. The ME MTJ XOR gate includes an insulator separating a top...
Capacitive control interfaces for domestic appliances
A capacitive control interface for a domestic appliance includes an outer layer configured to be pressed by a user, a first capacitive component, a second...
Force feedback-type touch panel device
A force feedback-type touch panel device is provided which can provide an operator with clearer feedback than that of conventional art by presenting the...
Current switching device with IGCT
An exemplary current switching device includes an integrated gate-commutated thyristor with an anode, a cathode, and a gate, wherein a current between the anode...
Radio frequency antenna switch
A radio frequency antenna switch is provided that includes an antenna port, a radio frequency signal port, and at least one branch connected to the antenna port...
A radio-frequency (RF) switch circuit is configured to maintain a disconnection or a connection between a node and an antenna terminal. The RF switch circuit...
Method and apparatus for current/power balancing
Aspects of the disclosure provide a power circuit that includes a first switch module and a second switch module in parallel. The first switch module has a...
Method and apparatus for charge transfer
A circuit comprises: a first capacitor; a second capacitor; a MOS (metal oxide semiconductor) transistor; and an operational amplifier, wherein the first...
Balancing currents of power semiconductors
An exemplary method and arrangement for balancing currents of power semiconductors. The arrangement including multiple power semiconductor units and a central...
Gate potential control circuit
A gate potential control circuit includes a driving switching element, a first gate potential supply part, a first switching element, a first resistor, and a...
Delay line system and switching apparatus with embedded attenuators
A monolithically integrated switch configured to operate at an input signal frequency ranging from 0 Hz to 80 GHz. The switch has an input port and two output...
RF circuit with switch transistor with body connection
In some method and apparatus embodiments, an RF circuit comprises a switch transistor having a source, a drain, a gate, and a body. A gate control voltage is...
Power semiconductor device
A power semiconductor device includes an output transistor, a control circuit connected with a gate of the output transistor, a first discharge route from a...
Semiconductor switching device
A switching element (A) is connected in parallel to a load (L). A switching element (B) is connected between the switching element (A) and a grounding point....
Circuit for providing dummy load
A circuit for providing a dummy load includes first to fifth resistors, a comparator, and first to fifth electronic switches. When a power good signal from a...
Signal conversion system and method
A signal conversion system and method for converting an input signal to a pulse width modulated signal is disclosed. The signal conversion system includes a...
Self resetting latch
An apparatus includes first and second input transistors receiving respective first and second input signals, and a feedback circuit coupled to the first and...
Supply voltage envelope detection
In an embodiment, a supply voltage envelope detector circuit is configured to detect a shape of the supply voltage over time and to compare the detected shape...
Time shifter and method thereof
A circuit includes first and second gated buffers, respectively receiving and outputting logic signals, including a delayed signal. A finite state machine...
Apparatuses and methods for phase interpolating clock signals and for
providing duty cycle corrected clock signals
Apparatuses and methods for phase interpolating clock signals and for providing duty cycle corrected clock signals are described. An example apparatus includes...
Deskew of rising and falling signal edges
Example circuitry includes: a first sampling circuit configured to operate based on a first clock signal, to receive data, and to sample the data, where the...
Skew calibration circuit and operation method of the skew calibration
A skew calibration circuit may include a data delay unit receiving first data and a first code, and output delayed first data as second data by delaying the...
Mechanically tunable superconducting qubit
A system for adjusting qubit frequency includes a qubit device having a Josephson junction and a shunt capacitor coupled to electrodes of the Josephson...
Semiconductor circuit and semiconductor system
An example embodiment discloses a flip-flop including a first inverter configured to invert first data, first and second transistors connected to each other in...
System and method for calibrating chips in a 3D chip stack architecture
A system and method is disclosed for adaptively adjusting a duty cycle of a signal between a first and second chip in a 3D architecture/stack for adaptively...
Gate control circuit
An integrated circuit for switching a transistor is disclosed. In some embodiments, an operational amplifier is configured to drive a transistor, and slew rate...
Integrated circuit devices having oscillator circuits therein that support
fixed frequency generation over...
Oscillator circuits that support highly accurate fixed frequency generation over process, voltage and temperature (PVT) variations include a reference voltage...
Various example implementations are directed to circuits and methods for generating a clock signal. According to an example embodiment, a circuit arrangement...
Clock grid for integrated circuit
Systems and methods are provided for distributing clocks or other signals on an integrated circuit. In some aspects, one or more distributed deskewing objects...
Frequency-adaptive notch filter
One apparatus includes a notch filter that has a state observer unit and a parameter adaptation unit. The state observer unit is configured to receive a sampled...
Method of improving noise immunity in a signal processing apparatus, and a
signal processing apparatus having...
A signal processing apparatus that includes a circuit in which a signal processing function is performed during a first time period, the signal processing...
Linear phase FIR biorthogonal wavelet filters with complementarity for
image noise reduction
In described embodiments, Linear Phase, Finite Impulse Response, filters incorporate a power complementarity property into a perfect reconstruction filter bank....
Active balun for wideband applications
An active balun uses two inverters to produce a differential output from a single-ended input. A current source supplies current to both inverters and a current...
Frequency selective circuit
A frequency selective circuit includes a first transistor, an impedance element, a first capacitive element, a second capacitive element, a second capacitive...
High-frequency module having a matching element coupled to a connection
A filter unit of a high-frequency module includes SAW resonators connected in series with first and second series connection terminals therebetween, first and...
Elastic wave devices
An elastic wave device that can be downsized. Certain examples of the elastic wave device include a substrate, an IDT electrode provided above the substrate, a...
Acoustic wave element and acoustic wave device using same
A SAW element has a substrate; an IDT electrode located on an upper surface of the substrate and comprises Al or an alloy containing Al; a first film located on...
Piezoelectric vibrating reed and piezoelectric vibrator
To provide a small-sized piezoelectric vibrating reed and a piezoelectric vibrator with excellent durability. The piezoelectric vibrating reed includes a...
Bulk acoustic wave (BAW) device having roughened bottom side
A bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonator includes a substrate having a top side surface and a bottom side surface. A Bragg mirror is on the top side surface of the...
MEMS devices made with isotopic materials
A MEMS or NEMS device with at least one component made of a non-naturally occurring isotope material. The refined isotopic material provides advantages to...
Resonator element, resonator, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving
A resonator element includes a thick section, a middle section and a thin section, in which at least the thick section performs thickness shear vibration, in...
Reconfigurable directional coupler with a variable coupling factor
The present disclosure relates to a reconfigurable directional coupler with a variable coupling factor that can be changed in value as a function of a desired...
Duplexer, circuit structure thereof and RF transceiver apparatus
comprising the duplexer
A duplexer is provided, which includes a first, a second and a third signal ports; a first filter and a second filter. The first filter has first, second, and...
Passive harmonic filter for power distribution systems
A subsea power distribution system includes a three-phase AC power source; multiple variable frequency drives having inputs and outputs, with their inputs...
Automatic gain control module, method for controlling the same, vehicle
including the automatic gain control...
An automatic gain control module includes a first operation unit for determining a first gain value used for amplification of a voice signal in a manner that an...
Method and apparatus for changing the gain of a radio frequency signal
A method and electronic circuit for changing the gain of a radio frequency signal. The apparatus is an electronic circuit comprising one or more variable gain...
Trimming method for current sense amplifiers
A method for adjusting common mode rejection ratio (CMRR) and gain error of a current sense (CS) amplifier, comprising: measuring a first referred to input...
Current controlling device and signal converting apparatus applying the
current controlling device
A current controlling device includes: a first resistive circuit arranged to selectively conduct a first current to a first output terminal from a first input...
Cavity filter, power amplifying module
A cavity filter is disclosed, which comprises a cavity, a cover plate, and a connector inner conductor disposed within the cavity, wherein the connector inner...