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Fractional N frequency synthesizer and setting method thereof
The calculator calculates the remainder of the division of which the dividend is the minimum accumulated value at which a carryover occurs in the .DELTA..SIGMA....
All digital phase-locked loop
A circuit and a method are disclosed herein. The circuit includes a digitally controlled oscillator and a detector. The digitally controlled oscillator is...
Apparatuses, methods, and circuits including a delay circuit
Apparatuses, methods, and delay circuits for delaying signals are described. An example apparatus includes a fine delay circuit configured to provide an output...
Phase tracker for a phase locked loop
A phase locked loop includes a feedforward path receiving a reference signal having a reference frequency and outputting an output signal having an output...
Phase locked loop with accurate alignment among output clocks
A multi-channel phase locked loop (PLL) device has a plurality of PLL channels. Each channel includes a digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) supplying an...
A phase synchronized optical master-slave loop comprises at the slave-end a processor (105) configured to include a first timing signal into a bit stream to be...
Method and apparatus for synchronization
Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit that includes a clock synchronization circuit. The clock synchronization circuit is configured to determine a...
Interface and related method for connecting sensor equipment and a
An interface to connect sensor equipment and a physiological monitor includes a first connector to receive power from a first channel of the monitor and a...
Correcting temperature based oscillation frequency errors in semiconductor
A semiconductor device includes an oscillator that oscillates at a specific frequency, a semiconductor integrated circuit that integrates a temperature sensor...
Temperature compensated oscillator with improved noise performance
An oscillator system addresses power supply noise and temperature dependence. The system includes a multi-stage regulator circuit that receives a supply voltage...
Clock generator with stability during PVT variations and on-chip
oscillator having the same
Provided is a clock generator that includes a comparator in which characteristics of two input signals vary over time. A voltage controller, having a resistor...
Programmable device, information processing device, and control method for
processing circuit of programmable...
A programmable device is disclosed which includes: a circuit data setting section configured to set a logical configuration in a processing circuit using first...
Partial reconfiguration control interface for integrated circuits
Systems and methods are provided for coordinating the partial reconfiguration of a region of a configurable device (e.g., a SDM/CNoC/LSM system or device)...
Integrated circuit applications using partial reconfiguration
Systems and methods for generating and deploying integrated circuit (IC) applications are provided. Partial reconfiguration functionality of an IC may be used...
Structure of multi-mode supported and configurable six-input LUT, and FPGA
A structure of a multi-mode supported and configurable six-input look-up table (LUT), and a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) device. The six-input LUT has...
Inverter, driving circuit and display panel
An inverter includes first, second, third, fourth, and fifth transistors, and first and second capacitors. The transistors and capacitors are connected in such...
Bias circuit for a switched capacitor level shifter
A noise resistant switch control circuit is provided. The circuit includes a low pass filter configured to couple to a first terminal of a switch and a first...
An interface circuit receives an input signal IN having a first voltage amplitude from a first circuit, and outputs an output signal OUT having a second voltage...
A semiconductor device may include a first channel provided in a first die. The semiconductor device may include a second channel provided in a second die and...
Systems and methods for voltage level shifting in a device
Level shifters are disclosed for high performance sub-micron IC designs. One embodiment is a level shifting device that comprises a first input circuit that...
Integrated circuit power reduction through charge
Techniques for charge reuse in an integrated circuit. A processor may include a first logic circuit coupled to a source power supply node, a second logic...
Compact design of scan latch
A MOS device includes a first latch configured with one latch feedback F and configured to receive a latch input I and a latch clock C. The first latch is...
Integrated circuit leakage power reduction using enhanced gated-Q scan
Specific logic gates for Q-gating are selected by determining the minimum leakage state for a circuit design and then selecting logic gates that hold the...
Triac or bypass circuit and MOSFET power steal combination
A power supply unit for use with thermostats or other like devices requiring power. A power supply unit may be designed to keep electromagnetic interference...
Substrate bias circuit and method for biasing a substrate
A substrate bias circuit and method for biasing a substrate are provided. A substrate bias circuit includes a first voltage source, a second voltage source, a...
Hybrid resonant driver for sic MOSFET
A method including activating a biasing current source which provides a biasing current flowing through a biasing inductor electromagnetically coupled to a...
Method and apparatus for current/power balancing
Aspects of the disclosure provide a power circuit that includes a first switch circuit in parallel with a second switch circuit. The first switch circuit and...
Duty cycle-controlled load switch
A switch includes a power transistor configured to switch an input voltage to a load. The switch further includes a charge pump and a duty cycle controller. The...
A semiconductor switch is configured to conduct or cutoff a signal path from its first terminal to its second terminal. An enhancement-type first transistor is...
Arrangement and method for a power semiconductor switch
An exemplary arrangement and method for a power semiconductor switch, where a first current between a first electrode and a second electrode can be controlled...
Method and system for reliable bootstrapping switches
Methods and systems for reliable bootstrapping switches may comprise sampling a received signal with a bootstrapping switch, where the bootstrapping switch...
Systems and methods for improving energy efficiency of gate driver
A gate drive circuit may include a latch circuit, a first transmission gate, and a second transmission gate. The first transmission gate and the second...
Reference voltage generator having noise cancelling function and CMOS
image sensor using the same
The reference voltage generator may include a reference current generation unit suitable for generating a reference current based on a first power supply...
Voltage regulator and resonant gate driver thereof
The present invention relates to a voltage regulator and a resonant gate driver of the voltage regulator, where the resonant gate driver is configured to drive...
Apparatus for managing clock duty cycle correction
Embodiments of the present invention disclose an apparatus for managing clock duty cycle. The apparatus comprises a Duty Cycle Control Circuit (DCCC) for...
Delay line circuit
A delay line circuit includes a plurality of delay units configured to receive an input signal and to provide a first output signal. The plurality of delay...
Semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus
A semiconductor integrated circuit apparatus may include a clock-distributing unit, an internal circuit unit and an output-controlling unit. The...
Timing generator for generating high resolution pulses having arbitrary
An exemplary timing generator includes a coarse delay circuit configured to generate a coarse delayed rising edge signal and a coarse delayed falling edge...
Semiconductor device and method of operating a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device comprising a substrate and an electronic circuit thereon is described. The electronic circuit comprises a first voltage provider node, a...
Signal potential converter
In a signal potential converter, a capacitor receives an input signal CIN at one terminal thereof and has the other terminal thereof connected to a terminal...
Method and system for generating a ramping signal
A system is provided for generating a ramping signal. The system includes a plurality of storage circuits each including an input and an output. The output of a...
Rapid transition schmitt trigger circuit
A small-sized rapid transition Schmitt trigger circuit for use with a silicon-on-insulator process includes: a first NMOS transistor, a first PMOS transistor, a...
Flip flop circuit
A flip-flop circuit includes a first latch, a second latch, and a trigger stage. The first latch is configured to set a first latch output signal based on a...
Sample clock generator for optical tomographic imaging apparatus, and
optical tomographic imaging apparatus
A sample clock generator includes a first optical path and a second optical path through which input lights are guided, an optical phase shifter to shift a...
System and method for a switchable capacitance
In accordance with an embodiment, a switchable capacitance circuit includes a plurality of capacitance-switch cells that each have a capacitance circuit having...
Apparatus and methods for digital step attenuators with low phase shift
Apparatus and methods for digital step attenuators are provided herein. In certain configurations, a digital step attenuator (DSA) includes a plurality of DSA...
Acoustic wave device and method for producing same
An acoustic wave device comprises a substrate and an acoustic wave element on one main surface of the substrate. Side surfaces of the substrate comprises a...
Piezoelectric vibrating reed and piezoelectric vibrator
A pair of vibrating arms are arranged side by side in a second direction crossing the first direction, base end sides of which in the first direction are fixed...
A vibrating device having a number 2N (N is an integer equal to 2 or larger) of tuning fork arms extending in a first direction are arranged side by side in a...
Mechanical resonator with a spring-mass system comprising a phase-change
A mechanical resonator includes a spring-mass system, wherein the spring-mass system comprises a phase-change material. The mechanical resonator typically...