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Receiver and voltage controlled oscillator
According to an embodiment, a receiver includes a voltage controlled oscillator, a frequency-to-digital converter and an input sensitivity controller. In the...
Forward error correction architecture and implementation for power/space
efficient transmission systems
A concatenated Forward Error Correction (FEC) code method, at an intermediate point, includes receiving, from an ingress point, a signal that is fully encoded...
Device for correcting two errors with a code of hamming distance three or
A device for correcting an initial binary word affected by an error in 1 or 2 bits and arising from a corrector code endowed with a minimum Hamming distance of...
Parallel bit interleaver
A bit interleaving method applying a bit permutation process to a QC LDPC codeword made up of N cyclic blocks of Q bits each, dividing the processed codeword...
Fast mapping method for layered min-sum decoding of LDPC codes,
A method is disclosed for performing LDPC decoding, specifically layered min-sum decoding using a Tanner graph including check nodes (CN) and variable nodes...
Adaptive data compression
Methods, computing systems and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that include accessing, from a sequence of multiple data...
Hardware data compressor that directly huffman encodes output tokens from
A hardware data compressor. An LZ77 compression engine scans an input block of characters and produces tokens, the tokens are either literal characters of the...
Decoding method, decoding apparatus, and computer-readable recording
A decoding method includes: decoding first coded data included in a coded data into first partial data, the coded data being encoded from first data with a...
Methods and computer program products for compression of sequencing data
A compression method includes measuring a waveform associated with a chemical event occurring on a sensor array, wherein the waveform comprises at least one...
Interface circuit operating to recover error of transmitted data
Provided is an interface circuit for transmitting and receiving data according to a communication protocol. The interface circuit includes: an encoder...
Signal conversion method, signal transmission method, signal conversion
device, and transmitter
A signal conversion method including converting an input signal into a 1-bit pulse train representing an analog signal is provided. The 1-bit pulse train has a...
D/A conversion circuit, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving
A D/A conversion circuit includes a plurality of resistors that are connected to each other in series, and a plurality of MOS transistors that are connected to...
A system includes an analog-to-digital converter receiving a plurality of input signals. One particular input signal has a particular analog value and the...
Apparatus for gain selection with compensation for parasitic elements and
Apparatus and associated methods are disclosed for gain programming or selection with parasitic element compensation. In one exemplary embodiment, an apparatus...
Atomic cell, atomic cell manufacturing method, quantum interference
device, atomic oscillator, electronic...
An atomic cell includes: alkaline metallic atoms, a body portion and window portions forming an inner space in which alkaline metallic atoms are sealed, and a...
Hybrid phase locked loop having wide locking range
A digital phased lock loop includes a digital controlled oscillator configured to produce an output signal at a frequency. A phase comparator compares the...
Automatically placed-and-routed ADPLL with PWM-based DCO resolution
An all digital phase-locked loop (PLL) and a method of controlling the PLL is provided. The method includes the steps of receiving a reference signal...
Oscillator with frequency control loop
Circuitry for providing an oscillating output signal. The circuitry comprises a transconductance circuit having a first input, a second input, and an output....
Method for re-centering a VCO, integrated circuit and wireless device
A method of re-centering a voltage controlled oscillator of a wireless device comprising a phase locked loop circuit is described. The method comprises...
Selector circuit, equalizer circuit, and semiconductor integrated circuit
A first P-channel transistor to a gate of which a first input signal is inputted and a second P-channel transistor to a gate of which a selection signal is...
Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object
An oscillator includes an oscillation element, an oscillation circuit, a heat generation element, a temperature control circuit, and a temperature correction...
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...
A level shifter includes a first and a second transistor coupled to a first power supply voltage terminal supplied with a second power supply voltage in...
Circuit, semiconductor device, and clock tree
A circuit with a reduced leakage current is provided. A first transistor, a third transistor, and a second transistor are electrically connected in this order...
Single-ended contention-free wide operating range level voltage shifter
with built-in voltage boosting and...
A voltage level shifter to provide an output logic signal in response to an input logic signal, where the input logic signal is in a first voltage domain and...
Programmable input/output circuit
A apparatus, having a processing system and an input buffer coupled with both the processing system and one of two IO pads, and a reference buffer coupled to...
Method and apparatus for implementing configurable streaming networks
A method of configuring a programmable integrated circuit device. A channel source within the virtual fabric is configured to receive input data from a first...
Systems and methods for data receipt from devices of disparate types
Systems and methods are provided for a receiver device for receiving data signals from devices of disparate types. An amplifier is configured to receive a...
Reconfigurable circuit, storage device, and electronic device including
A reconfigurable circuit suitable for a redundant circuit of a storage device is provided. A programmable logic element (PLE) includes k logic circuits (e.g.,...
Multiplexing voltages on functional input pin with pass device
A circuit includes an input pin connected to an integrated circuit (IC) that receives an input voltage that is provided to a first voltage circuit within the...
A semiconductor apparatus include a signal level switching decision unit and a transmitter unit. The signal level switching decision unit generates a switching...
Signal generating circuit
In a signal generating circuit, a power supply terminal is connected with first terminals of a first switching element, a second switching element, and a third...
Relay module device
In a relay module device, a signal converting section transmits driving signals of switching elements when receiving input signals from an external device and...
Galvanically isolated switch system
A galvanically isolated switch system and method comprising a plurality of switches having at least one terminal in series electrical connection, at least one...
Detecting and driving load using transistor
A driver IC (Integrated Circuit) includes a power supply terminal; an output terminal to be coupled to a load element; a connection node on a current path...
A cascode circuit (1) is provided with a switching element (Q1) which is normally off by default, a switching element (Q2) and a clamp circuit (10). A source of...
Apparatus and method for host power-on reset control
A host power-on reset control circuit includes a comparator connected to receive both a divided version of a supply voltage and a reference voltage. The...
Gate circuit and display device using the same
A gate driver includes a stage including an input unit including a first transistor diode-connected to a first input terminal of the stage through a first node...
Grounding switch method and apparatus
A grounding switch is described which operates properly even in the presence of negative voltages on a signal line. The grounding switch uses isolated field...
System and method for a radio frequency switch
In accordance with an embodiment, a circuit includes a plurality of switching networks coupled between a corresponding plurality of RF ports and a common RF...
Semiconductor device and circuit with dynamic control of electric field
A circuit, comprising a semiconductor device with one or more field gate terminals for controlling the electric field in a drift region of the semiconductor...
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit has hot-socket circuitry to protect I/O drivers during hot-socket events. The hot-socket circuitry has (i)...
Pulse modulation control in a DC-DC converter circuit
In a device, a pulse modulation switching logic is provided to generate switching signals of a pulse modulator so as to generate a pulse modulated signal with a...
Voltage level detector, motor drive controller, motor apparatus, and
method of detecting voltage level
A voltage level detector is provided. The voltage level detector includes a comparator and a threshold level changer. The comparator compares a voltage level of...
Apparatuses and devices for bias level correction
Apparatuses and devices are provided for bias level correction. An example apparatus includes: a bias-voltage generator configured to generate a bias voltage; a...
Method for generating a pulse and circuit configuration for an electronic
device to generate a pulse
A method for generating a pulse, wherein a predetermined first limit curve and a predetermined second limit curve are defined for a pulse shape of the pulse,...
Bipolar transistor frequency doublers at millimeter-wave frequencies
Methods for frequency multiplying include receiving a signal having an input frequency at a frequency multiplier comprising a pair of transistors; and selecting...
Power-on reset circuit
A Power-on Reset circuit is described. The Power-on Reset is formed by two comparators and a latch circuit. The Power-on Reset circuit will de-assert the reset...
Apparatuses and methods for duty cycle adjustments
Apparatuses and methods have been disclosed. One such apparatus includes a plurality of gates coupled together in series. A first pull-down circuit can be...
Programmable resistive elements as variable tuning elements
The present disclosure provides circuit and method embodiments for calibrating a signal of an integrated circuit. A programmable resistive element is coupled in...