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Semiconductor device and method for controlling the same
A semiconductor device includes an operation unit (CPU) provided in a semiconductor chip and a temperature sensor (TS) that measures a temperature of the...
Handheld device and frequency tracking method thereof
A handheld device and a frequency tracking method thereof are provided. The handheld device comprises an oscillator, a radio frequency (RF) chip, a modem...
Transmitter having voltage driver and current driver
A circuit includes a first power node that carries a first supply voltage having a first voltage level and a second power node that carries a second supply...
Methods and apparatuses for multiple concurrent sub-threshold voltage
domains for optimal power per given...
A method and flow for implementing an ASIC using sub-threshold technology with optimized selection of voltage and process for a given application performance....
Adiabatic dynamic differential logic for differential power analysis
resistant secure integrated circuits
An adiabatic dynamic differential logic circuit is provided for mitigating a differential power analysis (DPA) attack on a secure integrated chip including a...
Semiconductor device and method of controlling the same
A semiconductor device includes: a first signal generation section configured to generate an activation signal having a variable duty ratio; and a first...
Search for impedance calibration
A non-volatile storage system includes an impedance code calibration circuit. The device has a first variable impedance circuit and a second variable impedance...
A luminous keyboard includes a lateral-emitting type illumination element, a light guide panel, a sensing circuit pattern, a light-transmissible supporting...
A multi-channel capacitive sensor comprises a sample capacitor having first and second terminals, a first diode having a first terminal coupled to the second...
Proximity switch assembly having groove between adjacent proximity sensors
A proximity switch assembly and method for detecting activation of a proximity switch assembly is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of proximity...
Method and apparatus for driving a power device
Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit for driving a power switch. The circuit includes a first circuit configured to provide a charging current to charge...
The present invention has an object to provide a semiconductor device that has protective functions and is capable of achieving miniaturization and cost...
Solid state relay using capacitive isolation
An oscillator supplies a clock signal having a frequency determined in part according to a received current. A transmit side charge pump is coupled to the clock...
Radio frequency switch circuit
A radio frequency switch circuit may include: a first switch circuit unit connected between a first signal port for transmitting and receiving a signal and a...
Low power die
A functional circuit includes at least one silicon on insulator (SOI) transistor and at least one output terminal. A biasing circuit controls an operational...
Gate drive circuit and a method for setting up a gate drive circuit
A gate drive circuit includes a first switch and a first capacitor. A first terminal of the first capacitor is electrically coupled to the first switch. The...
Driver with transformer feedback
A driver circuit includes an input drive stage, an output drive stage, and a transformer. The input drive stage is configured to receive a differential input...
Restoring OFF-state stress degradation of threshold voltage
A method for at least partially compensating for a change in threshold voltage level of a FET transistor induced by OFF-state stress degradation includes...
Transmitter, common mode transceiver using the same, and operating method
A transmitter, a common mode transceiver using the same, and an operating method thereof are provided. The transmitter includes a first transistor group and a...
Circuit arrangement and method for generating a drive signal for a
Disclosed is a circuit arrangement for generating a drive signal for a transistor. In one embodiment, the circuit arrangement includes a control circuit that...
Semiconductor switch circuit, signal processing apparatus, and ultrasound
A semiconductor switch circuit comprises: a first switch pair including two MOSFETs having gates connected one another and sources connected to one another, and...
Pulse width modulation signal generation circuit and method
A pulse width modulation signal generation circuit and a pulse width modulation signal generation method are provided. A clock generator is configured for...
Comparator with controlled current supply capacity
A comparator includes an input-stage circuit that sets, in a first operating state, two voltage signals in a first voltage state, and changes, in a second...
Signal generator adjusting a duty cycle and semiconductor apparatus using
A semiconductor apparatus may include a signal generator, and may operate by receiving two or more external power voltages. The signal generator may include a...
Two-stage phase mixer circuit
Apparatuses and methods are directed to preventing duty cycle distortion in an electronic apparatus. The apparatus generally includes a first phase mixer stage...
Methods and apparatuses including command latency control circuit
Methods and apparatus including a latency control circuit are described. An example apparatus includes a delay line circuit configured to delay a clock signal,...
Semiconductor device including delay circuit and operating method thereof
A semiconductor device includes a calibration code generation circuit suitable for generating a calibration code by adjusting a period of a short-term...
Power efficient multiplexer
A power efficient multiplexer. In accordance with a first embodiment, a power efficient multiplexer comprises a transmission gate structure for selectively...
High speed comparator
An apparatus includes an input difference determination circuit configured to determine a digital value based on a difference between first and second input...
Multi-state radio frequency (RF) attenuator configurations that include bridged-T type, pi-type, and T-type structures each having a programmable throughput...
Signal generating system and signal generating method
A signal generating system for generating an output signal with a 50% duty cycle, comprising: a frequency dividing module, comprising an odd number of level...
Digital circuit for generating a pulse-width modulated signal,
particularly for regulating an analog variable
A digital circuit configuration for generating a pulse-width modulated signal, particularly for regulating an analog electrical variable using pulse-width...
Integrated circuit with low phase noise clock distribution network
An integrated circuit includes a clock distribution circuit and a logic block circuit. The clock distribution circuit is segregated from the logic block circuit...
Clock phase shift circuit
An electronic device includes a first circuit to generate an output control signal when a first voltage across a first capacitor receiving an input current...
True random number generator
A random number generator is disclosed. In some embodiments, the random number generator comprises two cross-coupled inverter chains, wherein each inverter...
A switching arrangement for applying voltage pulses across a load, comprising a plurality of capacitive elements (C1-C9) connected in series, and a first switch...
Latched comparator circuit
Some embodiments include apparatuses having input nodes to receive input signals, output nodes to provide output signals, a first stage including a first pair...
Configurable latch circuit
In an example implementation, a circuit includes first and second latch circuits. A circuit coupled to the first and second latch circuits is configured to...
Level shifters for IO interfaces
An integrated circuit which includes a pre-driver configured to receive a first high supply voltage and to generate an input signal and at least one post-driver...
System and method for controlling radiated EMI using interleaved frequency
An apparatus includes a controller configured to be coupled to a system clock that generates a clock signal for a device that generates radiated electromagnetic...
Signal processing apparatus and method
A signal processing apparatus includes a first electrical signal generator configured to generate a first electrical signal, a second electrical signal...
Antenna tuning in a modular portable communication device
A system and method of tuning an antenna of a portable device in a modular device system using a device ID associated with second device to tune one or more...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, storage medium
To obtain a high-quality enhanced signal, disclosed is a signal processing apparatus including a transform unit that transforms a mixed signal in which a first...
Systems and methods of variable fractional rate digital resampling
Example embodiments of the systems and methods of variable fractional rate digital resampling as disclosed herein achieve variable rate conversion. In the...
Piezoelectric thin film resonator, filter and duplexer
A piezoelectric thin film resonator includes: a substrate; a piezoelectric film provided on the substrate; a lower electrode and an upper electrode that are...
Method and apparatus for converting single-ended signals into differential
An electronic apparatus comprises a first stage that functions as a single-ended to differential converter for signals in a low frequency range and a second...
Communication device and method of adjusting applied voltage for matching
A communication device changes an applied voltage output from a voltage circuit, and allows a capacitance measuring device to measure the respective capacitance...
Integrated circuit for transmitting and receiving an RF signal
An integrated circuit, comprising a single-ended pin for transmitting and/or receiving an RF signal. A first matching network is configured to match an...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, program, signal
processing system, and communication...
There is provided a signal processing apparatus including a provision control unit that provides choices expressed subjectively and associated with control for...
Transmitter digital-to-analog converter (DAC)-baseband filter (BBF) common
Removing common-mode current from a pair of complementary current signals, including: generating a common-mode voltage of the pair of complementary current...