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Multi-phase clock generation
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to multi-phase clock generators and data samplers for use in high speed I/O circuitry. One disclosed example provides a...
Reconfigurable voltage desensitization circuit to emulate system critical
A circuit for controlling a clock signal may include a voltage source that provides a bias voltage, and at least one delay element having a non-linear...
Programmable delay circuit including hybrid fin field effect transistors
Embodiments relate to programmable delay circuit. An aspect includes a first stage comprising a first hybrid fin field effect transistor (finFET) comprising a...
Determination of configuration values and configuration of frequency
multiplier and frequency divider circuitry
In an approach for determining multiplier values and divisor values for programming frequency multiplier and divider circuits in a clock network, respective...
Control circuit, DCDC converter, and driving method
A current generator circuit included in a triangle-wave generator circuit in a control circuit includes plural stages of current mirrors connected in parallel...
Matrix stages solid state ultrafast switch
A semiconductor switching device for switching high voltage and high current. The semiconductor switching device includes a control-triggered stage and one or...
Low-voltage to high-voltage level shifter circuit
A low-voltage to high-voltage level shifter circuit includes an input circuit, a voltage shifting circuit, and an output circuit. The input circuit is...
Apparatuses and methods for duty cycle adjustment
Apparatuses and methods for duty cycle adjustment are disclosed herein. An example apparatus may include a node, a phase mixer, and a duty cycle adjuster...
Apparatus and method for obtaining power voltage from control signals
An power voltage generating unit for a radio frequency switch includes a first input and a second input respectively configured to receive a first control...
Gate driving circuit and method for driving semiconductor device
A gate driving circuit and method can improve the tradeoff relation between the noise and the loss caused in the turn-OFF switching of semiconductor device. The...
Electronic device with switched-capacitor tuning and related method
A device comprises a first capacitor block comprising a plurality of first capacitors connected in a first configuration, a second capacitor block comprising a...
Signal processing method and device
A signal processor includes: a first adaptive filter that takes a first signal as input and generates a first pseudo signal; a first subtractor that subtracts...
Voltage controlled impedance synthesizer
A voltage controlled impedance synthesizer providing stepwise variable impedance values according to a prescribed function of the control voltage, said...
Ladder surface acoustic wave filter
A ladder surface acoustic wave filter includes a series arm connecting an input terminal and an output terminal, at least one parallel arm connecting the series...
Crystal resonator including blank and supporting portion
A crystal resonator includes a blank and a supporting portion. The blank is cut out from a crystal parallel to a surface that includes a X''-axis and a Z''-axis...
Mesa-shaped piezoelectric resonator element
A mesa-shaped piezoelectric resonator element including a resonator section having a thicker thickness than a peripheral section on the board surface of a...
Apparatus and methods for controlling overshoot in digital step
Apparatus and methods for controlling overshoot in digital step attenuators are disclosed. By configuring a multi-bit DSA such that an attenuation control block...
Methods for voice communication through personal emergency response system
A system according to an aspect of the present invention switches between the activation/deactivation of the speaker and microphone in speakerphone mode to help...
Dual mode power amplifier control interface with a multi-mode general
purpose input/output interface
In accordance with some embodiments, the present disclosure relates to a dual mode control interface that can be used to provide both a radio frequency front...
Configuring notification intensity level using device sensors
A computing device can utilize one or more sensors to capture data associated with a current environment, state, condition, property, etc. of the device. Based...
Software for manipulating equalization curves
The disclosed embodiment may be a parametric equalization hardware that is coupled to computer readable memory software configured to present a command...
Active device which has a high breakdown voltage, is memory-less, traps
even harmonic signals and circuits used...
An active device and circuits utilized therewith are disclosed. In an aspect, the active device comprises an n-type transistor having a drain, gate and bulk and...
Stacked active RF circuits including in-situ bias monitoring systems and
Systems and methods according to one or more embodiments are provided for stacked active RF circuits implemented as amplification stages in high gain phased...
Doherty amplifier structure
An integrated Doherty amplifier structure comprising; a main amplifier stage; at least one peak amplifier stage; an output combination bar configured to...
Programmably configured switchmode audio amplifier
A multi-channel switchmode audio amplifier is configured by a programmed processor such that each channel drives separate loads, is connected in parallel or is...
Buffer circuit having an enhanced slew-rate and source driving circuit
including the same
A buffer circuit is provided. The buffer circuit includes an operational amplifier and a slew-rate compensating circuit. The operational amplifier amplifies an...
Phase-modulated load apparatus and method
Methods and apparatus are provided to improve the efficiency of an outphasing amplifier through modulating the phase angle of a reflected signal in the...
Radio frequency system switching power amplifier systems and methods
Systems and method for improving operation of a radio frequency system are provided. One embodiment describes a radio frequency system, which includes a first...
Amplifier, driving method for amplifier, and electronic circuit system
An amplifier includes a variable shunt circuit including a first transistor group and a second transistor group. The first transistor group includes at least...
Adaptive rail voltage regulation on power supplies
The system comprises a Digital Signal Processing module, a Power Supply Unit and an audio amplifier. In the Digital Signal Processing module, the level of the...
Current-voltage conversion amplifier circuit including multiplier with a
current offset removal unit and multi...
Provided is a current-voltage conversion amplifier circuit including: a plurality of light receiving devices generating a current signal proportional to an...
Optical receiver to enhance dynamic range thereof
An optical receiver with an expanded dynamic range for an input current is disclosed. The optical receiver includes a photodiode to generate a photocurrent, a...
Provided is an amplifier circuit including an NMOS transistor having a low drain breakdown voltage and an NMOS transistor having a high drain breakdown voltage...
Differential amplifier circuit and semiconductor memory device including
Disclosed are a differential amplifier circuit and a semiconductor memory device including the same, wherein the differential amplification circuit includes: a...
Amplifiers with noise splitting
Amplifiers with noise splitting to improve noise figure are disclosed. In an exemplary design, an apparatus (e.g., a wireless device, an integrated circuit,...
A power amplifier includes: an amplifier; an input matching circuit connected to an input of the amplifier; an output matching circuit connected to an output of...
Optimization methods for amplifier with variable supply power
Optimization methods via various circuital arrangements for amplifier with variable supply power are presented. In one embodiment, a switch can be controlled to...
Switchable supply and tunable load impedance power amplifier
A transceiver configured to transmit data in a plurality of operating modes including a Wi-Fi mode and two or more different Bluetooth power modes, the...
Class D power driver peripheral
A Class D peripheral is integrated with a microcontroller as a general purpose driver for providing many different Class D power applications such as motor and...
Microwave amplifier device
A microwave amplifier including: a bias circuit that includes a line having an electrical length of one quarter the wavelength at the frequency configured to be...
Fully I/Q balanced quadrature radio frequency mixer with low noise and low
A method, an apparatus, and a system product for mixing radio frequency signals are provided. In one aspect, the apparatus is configured to perform switching of...
Multiple-input multiple-output low-noise block downconverter and low-noise
A low-noise block downconverter (LNB) is disclosed. The low-noise block downconverter comprises a first input module, for outputting a first intermediate...
Circuit configuration using a frequency converter to achieve tunable
circuit components such as filters and...
A frequency converting circuit including: an impedance network having a first pair of terminals and operable to provide a first signal in a frequency band...
Spin oscillator device
The present invention relates to using spin transfer torque underneath a nanocontact on a magnetic thin film with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy (PMA),...
Method and system for frequency generation
Methods and systems for frequency generation may comprise a circuit with a first input coupled to receive a first satellite signal at a first satellite downlink...
Overlapping uncoupled inductors for low-cost multi-frequency
Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for generating multiple oscillating signals. One example circuit generally includes a...
Low-power low-phase-noise oscillator
The present disclosure describes a low-power, low-phase-noise (LPLPN) oscillator. The LPLPN oscillator includes a resonator load, an amplifier stage, and a loop...
Illumination agnostic solar panel
In one example, a photovoltaic module includes a plurality of discrete photovoltaic cells arranged in a plurality of cell rows, and a substantially electrically...
Distributed power harvesting systems using DC power sources
A distributed power harvesting system including multiple direct current (DC) power sources with respective DC outputs adapted for interconnection into a...
Frameless solar module mounting
In an example, a clamp assembly for a glass on glass solar module for a tracker is included. The assembly has a lower clamp structure characterized by a top-hat...