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Dual digital to time converter (DTC) based differential correlated double
sampling DTC calibration
A system for calibrating a digital to time converter (DTC), includes a first DTC configured to receive a first digital input code and generate a first DTC...
Apparatus and method for combining multiple charge pumps in phase locked
A frequency synthesizer includes circuitry configured to generate two or more feedback clocks based on the oscillation signals output from a voltage-controlled...
Integrated circuit device with on-board calibration of signal generator
circuits, and related methods
An integrated circuit (IC) device can include at least one phase or delay lock loop (P/DLL) circuit comprising a plurality of circuit sections, at least one of...
Glitch free bandwidth-switching scheme for an analog phase-locked loop
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for glitch-free bandwidth switching in a phase-locked loop (PLL). One example PLL...
Methods and devices for error correction of a signal using delta sigma
A method for correcting long-term phase drift of a crystal oscillator in a numerically-controlled oscillator is described. The method includes determining the...
Digital phase locked loop (PLL) system with frequency band jump in lock
A phase locked loop (PLL) control system is provided that includes a digital controlled oscillator (DCO). The DCO comprises a delay cell chain comprising a...
Phase lock loop with dynamic lock ranges
A phase look loop (PLL) device has a dynamic lock range that is based on a temperature measured during a calibration process. The PLL device includes a...
Frequency detection circuit and reception circuit
A frequency detection circuit includes: a first comparison circuit configured to output a first comparison result produced by comparison between a second...
Receiver circuit of semiconductor apparatus
A receiver circuit of a semiconductor apparatus may include, a latch comprising differential input terminals and differential output terminals. The receiver...
Systems and methods for tuning an oscillator frequency
A system for tuning an oscillator frequency. The system includes a trimmed calibration circuit comprising a comparator and trimmed delay element and calibration...
Configurable analog front ends for circuits with substantially gate
enclosed inner electrode MOSFET switch
A configurable integrated circuit (IC) includes a substrate having a semiconductor surface that the IC is formed within and thereon. The IC includes a...
Adaptive blanking timer for short circuit detection
A gate driver IC for driving an NMOS transistor having a drain coupled through a load to a power supply. A gate driver output drives the gate of the NMOS...
Methods and apparatus for transmitting a signal in a single direction
using bidirectional driver circuits
An integrated circuit may include a first logic region having a first bidirectional driver circuit and a second logic region having a logic circuit and a second...
Apparatus and method for detecting or repairing minimum delay errors
Described are apparatuses and methods for detecting or repairing minimum-delay errors. The apparatus may include a minimum-delay error detector (MDED) to...
Power gating and clock gating in wiring levels
A semiconductor comprising a front end of line portion including a logical processing unit (LPU) and a second LPU. The first LPU configured to perform a first...
Pliable proximity switch assembly and activation method
A proximity switch assembly and method for detecting activation of a proximity switch assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of proximity...
Operating a static transfer switch to eliminate transformer inrush current
in the presence of residual flux
A method is provided for operating a static transfer switch to eliminate transformer inrush current in the presence of residual flux. The method includes:...
Semiconductor device and electronic device
A semiconductor device having excellent data retention characteristics. A transistor with a low off-state current is utilized to save and retain data stored in...
Linear equalizer with variable gain
A linear equalizer is configured with load transistors that load a corresponding differential pair of transistors. The linear equalizer is configured to...
Methods and apparatus for supply voltage transient protection for
maintaining a state of a sensor output signal
Methods and apparatus for an integrated circuit that includes a supply voltage transient detection module to activate a hold signal that causes the output to...
Systems and methods for pulse width modulated control of a semiconductor
Pulse width modulated controller systems. Implementations may include: a microcontroller coupled with a memory, a switch controller coupled with the...
A switching circuit a multiplexer includes an NMOS switch module and a PMOS switch module connected in parallel between an input and an output. A first control...
Power transistor driving circuits and methods for switching mode power
A power supply controller is provided for providing a drive current to a control terminal of a power transistor in three time intervals. The controller includes...
Duty cycle detection and correction circuit in an integrated circuit
A clock generating circuit includes a clock generator, a first clock tree, a second clock tree, and a duty cycle correction circuit. The clock generator is...
Delay adjusting apparatus and operating apparatus including the same
A delay adjusting apparatus may include at least one selective delay element electrically coupled to an electrical path between an input terminal and an output...
Delay circuits and related systems and methods
Delay circuits, and related systems and methods are disclosed. In one aspect, a delay circuit is provided that uses logic to delay accurately an output enable...
Delay structure for a memory interface
Systems and methods for delaying a signal are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for delaying a signal comprises receiving a first signal edge, and,...
Dual-port negative level sensitive preset data retention latch
In an embodiment of the invention, a dual-port negative level sensitive preset data retention latch contains a clocked inverter and a dual-port latch. Data is...
Dual-port negative level sensitive reset preset data retention latch
In an embodiment of the invention, a dual-port negative level sensitive reset preset data retention latch contains a clocked inverter and a dual-port latch....
System and method for harmonic suppression
A system to generate an oscillator signal. The system includes a multi-stage oscillator, where each stage generates an output. The system also includes a first...
Time distribution switch
Systems and methods for detecting the failure of a precision time source using an independent time source are disclosed. Additionally, detecting the failure of...
Elastic wave device including a conductive shield electrode and
manufacturing method thereof
In an elastic wave device, a first electrode structure and a second electrode structure are provided on a piezoelectric substrate. The first electrode structure...
A communication device is provided with a band elimination filter that has one end connected to an antenna terminal, and a first multiplexer that is connected...
Electronic device including filter
An electronic device includes a main circuit connected between an input terminal and an output terminal, and an auxiliary circuit connected in parallel to the...
Acoustic resonator structure having an electrode with a cantilevered
An acoustic resonator comprises a first electrode and second electrode comprising a plurality of sides. At least one of the sides of the second electrode...
Bulk acoustic wave resonators having doped piezoelectric material and
A bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonator includes a first electrode; a second electrode; and a piezoelectric layer disposed between the first and second electrodes....
Tunable capacitor integrated on one semiconductor die or on one module
Disclosed is a tunable capacitor. The tunable capacitor according to a first embodiment of the present invention includes: a first capacitor; and a switching...
Radio frequency (RF) series attenuator module for bridging two RF
transmission lines on adjacent circuit substrates
An attenuator module having an attenuator disposed on a top surface of a substrate, an input terminal at one end of the attenuator and an output terminal at an...
Multilayer chip electronic component and board having the same
A multilayer chip electronic component may include: a ceramic body including a plurality of dielectric layers; an inductor part disposed within the ceramic...
Predictive automatic gain control in a media processing system
A method and a media processing system (MPS) for automatic gain control are provided. The MPS detects a portion of an input signal corresponding to a...
Techniques for providing multiple power supplies in electronic devices are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an appropriate power...
Rail-to-rail constant transconductance differential input stage
A primary differential input pair of transistors and a secondary differential input pair of transistors are capable of operating in parallel to provide load...
Amplifier, liquid crystal displaying driving circuit and liquid crystal
Disclosed herein is an amplifier including a voltage follower circuit having differential input terminals and an output terminal fed back to a first one of the...
Switching amplifier and transmitter using same
The present invention is applied to a switching amplifier that includes a first high-side gate and a first low-side gate having output terminals connected...
Current-driven baseband filter with reduced adjacent channel leakage ratio
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide methods and apparatus for processing an input signal. One example apparatus is a circuit that generally...
Supply modulation for radio frequency power amplification
The subject matter described herein relates to supply modulation for power amplification. In one embodiment, the voltage level of the envelope with a tunable...
Electromagnetic radiation detection circuit for pulse detection including
an amplifying transistor and a...
An electromagnetic radiation detection circuit includes a photodetector transforming the received electromagnetic radiation into an electric current. A bias...
Power amplifiers coupled in series
A power amplifier system is disclosed, the power amplifier system comprising two power supplies, four amplifier half-bridges arranged as two amplifier full...
Transmission line driver circuit for adaptively calibrating impedance
A transmission line driver circuit includes: a transmission line driving amplifier having a first transmission terminal and a second transmission terminal; a...
Transmit circuit, method for adjusting a bias of a power amplifier and
method for adapting the provision of a...
A transmit circuit includes an envelope tracker configured to determine an envelope of a transmit signal and provide bias information based on the determined...