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Stability-enhanced physically unclonable function circuitry
A Physically Unclonable Function circuit may include precharge circuitry that precharges an output. The precharge circuitry may include transistors of a first...
Substate bias voltage generation circuits and methods to control leakage
in semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor device may be provided. The semiconductor device may include a first switching control signal generation circuit configured to generate a first...
Clock-gating cell with low area, low power, and low setup time
A CGC includes an enable module and a latch module. The enable module has an enable module input and an enable module output. The latch module has latch module...
Scalable crossbar apparatus and method for arranging crossbar circuits
Described is an apparatus (e.g., a router) which comprises: multiple ports; and a plurality of crossbar circuits arranged such that at least one crossbar...
Capacitive charge triggered proximity switch for use with time domain
switched inertial sensors
A DC voltage supply provides voltage. A time domain switched inertial capacitive sensor provides a thresholding variable capacitance based on the voltage. A...
Wireless switching circuit
A wireless switching circuit includes a charging capacitor, a voltage converter, an infrared sensor unit, a single chip microcomputer (SCM), a zero trigger...
Single pole multi-throw switch
A single-pole multi-throw switch includes a set of selection switches. The set of selection switches includes a set of primary switches, a first set and a...
Adaptive system controlled power supply transient filter
An electronic device that includes a power on reset, a variable power supply filter coupled to the power on reset, and control logic coupled to the power on...
Circuit for an active diode and method for operating an active diode
Embodiments of the invention relate to a circuit for an active diode, a method for operating an active diode, and, based thereon, an integrated active diode...
Gate pulsing gate ladder
A gate pulsing gate ladder circuit includes a series connected resistor ladder with bond pads connected to the resistor ladder between adjacent resistors. An...
First and second external terminals are connected to high-voltage and low-voltage terminals, respectively, of a direct-current voltage source circuit in which...
Apparatus and methods for controlling radio frequency switches
Apparatus and methods for controlling radio frequency (RF) switches are disclosed. Provided herein are apparatus and methods for controlling RF switches. In...
A semiconductor device including a common delay circuit configured to delay an input signal in response to a delay control code to output a first delayed input...
Signal conversion circuit and power supply apparatus
A power supply apparatus including: a boost converter configured to generate a power supply voltage to drive to a load circuit from a voltage received from a...
Capacitive parametric zero crossing detector device, circuit and method
A capacitive parametric zero crossing detection circuit has a nonlinear voltage controlled capacitive device coupled to an input voltage to convert a zero...
Phase interpolators are provided where an adjustment current is added to currents from a plurality of switchable current sources, for example to reduce an...
Printed circuit arrangement and method of forming the same
In various embodiments, a printed circuit arrangement may be provided. The printed circuit arrangement may include a processor circuit. The printed circuit...
Buffer circuit having amplifier offset compensation and source driving
circuit including the same
Provided are an output buffer circuit having an amplifier offset compensation function and a source driving circuit including the output buffer circuit. The...
Reducing power needed to send signals over wires
Apparatus, computer readable medium, circuits, and method of reducing power in sending signals over two or more wires are disclosed. The method includes...
Level conversion circuit and apparatus
The present invention provides a level conversion circuit. The circuit is as follows: A cathode of a first equivalent diode is connected to a reference voltage,...
An exemplary level shifter includes a clock level shifter configured to generate a level shifted clock signal from an input clock signal; and a switched...
Circuits for and methods of reducing duty-cycle distortion in an
integrated circuit implementing dual-edge clocking
A circuit for reducing duty-cycle distortion in an integrated circuit implementing dual-edge clocking is described. The circuit also comprises a plurality of...
Detecting method and device for suppressing interference of low-frequency
The invention detects the difference between the maximum signal and the minimum signal at each of a plurality of cycles separately when a sine wave is received....
Dual loop voltage regulator based on inverter amplifier and voltage
regulating method thereof
A voltage regulator includes a pass element, a buffer, and an error amplifier. The voltage regulator further includes a fast push-pull driver that has an...
Power converter with split voltage supply
A power converter driver that is supplied with two different voltages.
Controlling clock input buffers
An integrated circuit may have a clock input pin coupled to a buffer (24). The buffer may supply a clock signal (28) to an integrated circuit chip such as the...
Active LED voltage clamp
An active clamp current sink is used to voltage protect a low voltage rated, high power current sink that drives illumination current through a string of...
Method and apparatus for dynamically adapting FM tuner sensitivity to a
local environment for a single-tuner system
A method of operating a single-tuner radio includes tuning into a first frequency. A pause in a first signal associated with the first frequency is detected....
Discrete time lowpass filter
A discrete time (DT) lowpass filter having various advantages is described. In an exemplary design, the DT lowpass filter includes a decimating DT filter (which...
Peaking inductor array for peaking control unit of transceiver
Embodiments relate to peaking inductor array for a peaking control unit of a transceiver. An aspect includes the peaking inductor array comprising a plurality...
Duplexer and method for increasing the isolation between two filters
A duplexer includes an antenna terminal, a transmission amplifier terminal and a reception amplifier terminal. The transmission amplifier terminal is coupled to...
RF component with reduced coupling and suitable for miniaturization
An RF component can have a reduced electromagnetic internal coupling and may be suitable for miniaturization as a result. The component includes a micro...
Electronic component, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object
An electronic component includes: an oscillation circuit that is electrically connected to a resonator element; and a substrate that includes a first surface on...
Solidly mounted acoustic resonator having multiple lateral features
A solidly mounted resonator (SMR) includes an acoustic resonator on a substrate, the acoustic resonator having multiple acoustic impedance layers having...
Broadband matching circuits
An antenna system including a signal source, at least one antenna coupled to the signal source, a matching circuit connected to the signal source at a first...
Broadcast serial bus termination
A subsea broadcast serial bus system includes a broadcast serial bus having a first signal line and a second signal line. One or more nodes are connected in...
Variable load for reflection-type phase shifters
Methods and systems for phase shifting include a hybrid quadrature coupler having an input, an output, and two termination loads. Each termination load includes...
Production-process-optimized filter device
A filter device for filtering electrical currents or electromagnetic interference, particularly common-mode interference. The filter device has a soft-magnetic...
Thin film type common mode filter
Disclosed herein is a thin film type common mode filter including: a base substrate made of an insulating material; a first insulating layer formed on the base...
LC composite component
Provided is an LC composite component having a multi-layer substrate, a pattern coil, and a chip capacitive element. The multi-layer substrate is configured...
System and method for personalization of an audio equalizer
The invention is directed to synthesizing a personalized audio equalization filter based on an individual's hearing profile when listening to audio signals...
Sound processing apparatus, sound processing method, and program
The present technique relates to a sound processing apparatus, a sound processing method, and a program which are configured to obtain higher quality sound. In...
Method and apparatus for exchanging control functions of volume control
units, and terminal
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for exchanging control functions of volume control units, and a terminal, which relate to the field of...
Implicit feed-forward compensated op-amp with split pairs
Disclosed are systems implementing an implicit Feed-Forward Compensated (FFC) op-amp, where the main FFC port is realized by the P-side of the CMOS input...
Method and device for controlling a power amplifier configured to use
nonlinearity correction and a power...
There is disclosed a method for controlling a power amplifier capable of utilizing nonlinearity correction in a nearly steady operation status of non-linearity...
Multistage differential power amplifier having interstage power limiter
A differential power amplifier has at least an input stage and an output stage. A first output stage amplifier is configured to receive a first portion of a...
Dual inductive element charge pump buck and buck power supplies
A direct current (DC)-DC converter, which includes a charge pump buck power supply and a buck power supply is disclosed. The charge pump buck power supply...
Nonlinear class AB input stage
A circuit includes a differential input stage amplifier that receives a differential input voltage and generates an output voltage based on a difference in the...
Systems and methods for signal predistortion
A single or multistage signal predistorter includes an input coupled to receive an information signal comprising input samples and an output coupled to the high...
Switched mode amplifier with single-ended buck mode
A power converter may include a power inductor, a plurality of switches arranged to sequentially operate in a plurality of switch configurations, an output for...