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Adaptively strengthening ECC for solid state cache
In an aspect of the subject matter, a "full" amount of the flash cache (e.g., storage cells) is initially utilized to store data i.e., substantially all of the...
Communication device for uplink transmission with encoded information bits
and method thereof
A communication device for uplink transmission with a first type of information and a second type of information includes a demultiplexing circuit, a vector...
Method of codifying data including generation of a quasi-cyclic code
A method including selecting a factor based on a number of bits in a codeword and a natural number and generating a model matrix including first and second...
Efficient storage architecture for low-density parity-check decoding
A low-density parity-check (LDPC) decoder may comprise a shift register configured to receive LDPC coded data, perform an iteration associated with decoding the...
Decoding method, memory storage device and memory control circuit unit
A decoding method, a memory storage device and a memory control circuit unit are provided. The decoding method includes: sending a read command sequence for...
Modulator and modulation method using non-uniform 16-symbol signal
constellation for low-density parity check...
A modulator and a modulation method using a non-uniform 16-symbol signal constellation are disclosed. The modulator includes a memory and a processor. The...
CRC-based forward error correction circuitry and method
A CRC (cyclic redundancy check) generator circuit (28) generates a first CRC code based on a message. The CRC code is amended to the message, creating a first...
Systems and methods for model-free compression and model-based
An encoder generates a compressed data sequence from an original data sequence using many-to-one mapping independently of a source model associated with the...
Data transmission method for a battery management system
A method for compressing measurement data which is transmitted from sensor control units via a data bus to a primary control unit of a battery management system...
Frequency selective circuit configured to convert an analog input signal
to a digital output signal
A frequency selective circuit configured to convert an analog input signal to a digital output signal comprises an analog-to-digital converter (44) to generate...
Decimatorless continuous-time delta-sigma analog-to-digital receiver
A decimatorless continuous-time delta-sigma analog-to-digital receiver includes a continuous-time delta-sigma modulator (CTDSM) that receives a receiving signal...
Time-interleaved analog-to-digital converter
A time-interleaved analog-to-digital (AD) converter includes: N AD converters; a frequency divider that receives a clock signal and applies 1/N frequency...
Multi-path analog front end and analog-to-digital converter for a signal
processing system with low-pass filter...
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a processing system comprising may include a plurality of processing paths and a filter. The plurality...
Reducing switching error in data converters
In some converter architectures, unary digital-to-analog (DAC) converter elements generate an analog output which represents the digital input signal....
Multi-zone data converters
Aspects of a method and system for data converters having a transfer function with multiple operating zones. In some embodiments, an operating zone of the...
Stability controlled high frequency chopper-based oscillator
Circuitry for providing an oscillating output signal. This circuitry includes a transconductance circuit having a first input, a second input, an output. The...
Spin modulator and spin-transfer torque oscillators having phase tuning
means and modulation method thereof
A spin modulator with phase tuning means which comprises, a spin array which consists of m.times.n matrix spin-transfer torque oscillators, a selection control...
Circuit for digitizing phase differences, PLL circuit and method for the
A phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit is disclosed. The PLL circuit includes a detecting circuit configured to detect a phase difference between a digitally...
High-speed resistor-based charge pump for active loop filter-based
Techniques are described for increasing the speed of a resistor-based charge pump for an active loop filter-based phase-locked loop (PLL). The techniques may...
Output control circuit for semiconductor apparatus and output driving
circuit including the same
An output control circuit may include a period setting signal generation unit configured to output a setup signal enabled during a designated period, in...
DLL circuit and semiconductor device
In accordance with disclosed embodiments, a DLL circuit includes a variable frequency division circuit that uses a variable frequency division ratio to...
High-frequency signal generator with low phase noise
A high-frequency oscillator comprises a reference-frequency generator and a high-frequency generator. The reference-frequency generator generates a variable...
Interposer with embedded clock network circuitry
An integrated circuit package includes an interposer with an embedded clock network formed by multiple clock trees. A die with first and second clock circuits...
Semiconductor device and metering apparatus
A semiconductor device includes: an oscillator; a semiconductor chip that includes an oscillation circuit connected to the oscillator, a timer circuit that...
Modulo-m binary counter
An input value, where the input value is an amount which the current value of the counter is to be increased is received. The current value of the modulo binary...
Apparatus and methods for single phase spot circuits
Provided herein are apparatus and methods for single phase spot circuits. In certain implementations, a single phase spot circuit propagates a spot from input...
Current detection circuit and pile-up detection circuit
A current detection circuit according to one embodiment includes a low-pass filter, a voltage-to-current converter circuit, and a comparator. The low-pass...
Multi-stage frequency dividers having duty cycle correction circuits
A multi-stage frequency divider includes a cascaded arrangement of first and second integer dividers configured to collectively divide a frequency of a periodic...
Phase-mode based superconducting logic
A device including Josephson junctions, and a terminal for receiving a sinusoidal clock signal for providing power to the Josephson junctions, is provided. The...
Multiplexer-memory cell circuit, layout thereof and method of
An integrated circuit includes a plurality of logic tiles, wherein each logic tile includes a plurality of edges and, is configurable to communicate, during...
Reconfigurable logic circuit device
According to one embodiment, a reconfigurable logic circuit device includes a memory circuit including a cell group which includes unit cells connected in...
Systems and methods for configuring an SOPC without a need to use an
Systems and techniques for configuration of a system on a programmable chip (SOPC) are described. By configuring the SOPC, during power-up, with a voltage input...
Non-volatile logic device based on phase-change magnetic materials and
logic operation method thereof
A non-volatile logic device, including: a substrate, a magnetic head, a base electrode, an insulating layer, a phase-change magnetic film, and a top electrode....
Driver circuit with device variation compensation and operation method
A driver circuit with device variation compensation function and an operation method thereof are provided. The driver circuit includes a pull-up switch unit, an...
Semiconductor device having floating body type transistor
A semiconductor device includes a first circuit node supplied with a first signal changing between first and second logic levels, a second circuit node supplied...
Semiconductor memory device and a method of operating the same
A semiconductor memory device includes a ZQ calibration unit configured to generate an output high level voltage (VOH) code according to a VOH control code...
A semiconductor apparatus may include an internal voltage level controller configured to output either a normal trimming code or a test voltage code as a...
High speed complementary NMOS LUT logic
A programmable logic is provided that uses only NMOS pass transistors to pass a true output signal to an internal true node and to pass a complement output...
Differential signal reversion and correction circuit and method thereof
A differential signal reversion and correction circuit and a method thereof are provided. The structures of the circuit include: a data frame sending module,...
Physical force capacitive touch sensors
A physical force capacitive touch sensor comprises a capacitive sensor element on a substrate, a physically deformable electrically insulating spacer over the...
A semiconductor device containing a terminal, a power supply voltage dropping circuit that generates a constant voltage, a switch circuit to periodically apply...
Signal processing device without mechanical switch for on/off operation
A signal processing device includes a detection unit configured to detect an intent to use the signal processing device based on whether the signal processing...
System, method, and apparatus for automatically disabling an appliance to prevent accidental fires. A shut-off system is coupled to a smoke detector. When the...
Driver for normally on III-nitride transistors to get normally-off
A semiconductor device includes a depletion mode GaN FET and an integrated driver/cascode IC. The integrated driver/cascode IC includes an enhancement mode...
A digital circuit comprises a plurality of functional circuits and a finite state machine. Each functional circuit comprises a digital macro, a resistance...
Method and apparatus for controlling an IGBT device
The present invention comprises a method and apparatus for controlling an IGBT device. The method comprises, upon receipt of a first and at least one further...
Radio-frequency switches having frequency-tuned body bias
Radio-frequency (RF) switch circuits are disclosed providing improved switching performance. An RF switch system includes at least one field-effect transistor...
Switching circuits having ferrite beads
A circuit includes an electronic component package that comprises at least a first lead, a III-N device in the electronic component package, a gate driver, and...
Trigger circuit and light apparatus comprising the same
A trigger circuit includes a high voltage protector configured to scale down a first voltage according to an internal voltage to output a second voltage having...
Comparator, analog-to-digital converting system and method of driving the
A comparator may include: a first comparison unit suitable for generating a comparison voltage by performing a comparison operation between a pixel signal and a...