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US20120049924 LEVEL SHIFTER AND RELATED APPARATUS  
Level shifter and related apparatus are provided. The level shifter has first to sixth transistors, wherein drains of the first and the second transistors respectively are coupled to drains of the...
US20130257504 Clamping Circuit  
A clamping circuit includes a clamping element with a control terminal and a load path that is coupled between a first circuit node and a second circuit node. A control circuit is coupled between...
US20120218028 CAPACITIVE TOUCH PANEL, TOUCH SENSOR STRUCTURE AND A METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE CAPACITIVE TOUCH PANEL  
A capacitive touch panel comprises: a substrate and a touch sensor. The touch sensor is disposed on the substrate and includes a plurality of conductive elements, an input bus, and an output bus....
US20120268175 ADAPTOR CIRCUIT FOR POWER SUPPLY  
A adaptor circuit for a power supply includes a first comparison circuit, a timing circuit; and a second comparison circuit. An input of the first comparison circuit is electrically connected to a...
US20130002339 LOW-POWER, LOW-LATENCY POWER-GATE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A low-power, low-latency power-gate (LPLLPG) circuit is used to shut off or otherwise reduce power that is provided to electronic component(s), such as in a sleep or standby mode. ON-rush current...
US20120161846 CAPACITIVE TO VOLTAGE SENSING CIRCUIT  
A circuit for converting a measured variable capacitance to an output voltage signal includes a charge amplifier circuit selectively coupled to an integrator circuit. The charge amplifier circuit,...
US20130009669 Voltage Mode Driver  
A differential mode driver for driving a differential signal, comprises, at least one unit cell, wherein each of the at least one unit cell comprises at least one resistor and at least one switch...
US20110221509 SENSITIVE PANEL  
Touch-sensitive or User's finger movement-sensitive panel (1), applied to household appliances such as fridges, washing machines, microwave ovens and stoves, supplied with a touch sensor,...
US20090256611 Semiconductor device and timing adjusting method for semiconductor device  
In a semiconductor device, a delaying circuit is configured to delay an input signal based on an internal setting data to output as a timing signal. A delay determining section is configured to...
US20140028376 PRECISION CMOS VOLTAGE REFERENCE  
A system provides for a voltage reference having a small temperature coefficient spread. The voltage reference includes a PTAT voltage trimming circuit that accurately trims the CTAT voltage...
US20120161825 START-UP SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING VOLTAGE REGULATOR  
A switching voltage regulator system and method for providing a start-up mode. An on-chip voltage regulator can be integrated with an on-chip digital logic circuit to provide a core supply voltage...
US20130093467 FOREGROUND TECHNIQUES FOR COMPARATOR CALIBRATION  
A method and a device for canceling an offset voltage in an output of a comparator circuit include applying a signal to a first input of the comparator as a function of an initial tap point in a...
US20130049832 CLOCK GENERATOR WITH DUTY CYCLE CONTROL AND METHOD  
A clock generator circuit for producing a clock output having a controlled duty cycle is disclosed. A bi-stable circuit provides the clock output which is switchable to a first state in response to...
US20140015579 SYSTEM HAVING HALF-CYCLE PRECISION  
A system that may include a slow clock event generator arranged to generate the slow clock event; a fast clock edge type detector that is arranged to perform a determination process of determining...
US20130043957 LOW DISTORTION IMPEDANCE SELECTION AND TUNABLE IMPEDANCE CIRCUITS  
A tunable impedance circuit can include a fixed impedance and one or more impedance selection circuits. Each impedance selection circuit can include a first impedance connected to a first interface...
US20130332748 Bi-Modal Power Delivery Scheme for Integrated Circuits that Enables Fine Grain Power Management for Multiple Functional Blocks on a Single Die  
Systems and methods for bi-modal and fine grained power delivery to an integrated circuit comprising functional blocks. A first power source is coupled to a functional block of the integrated...
US20120005496 POWER DISTRIBUTION INSIDE CABLE  
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide for the powering of active components in connector inserts at each end of a cable may in various ways. For example, where a host is coupled to a device...
US20130162343 INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEM  
An integrated circuit system includes a first chip including a first node and configured to generate first identification information indicating the first chip in response to a voltage of the first...
US20130257493 LATCH WITH A FEEDBACK CIRCUIT  
An apparatus may include a storage circuit that may have a first terminal and a second terminal and may have two cross-coupled inverters. The apparatus may include a feedback circuit coupled to the...
US20120161852 POWER SWITCH CURRENT ESTIMATOR AT GATE DRIVER  
A power switch current estimator for a solid state power switch. The power switch includes a control terminal, an input current power terminal, and an output current power terminal. The power...
US20120176188 POWER SWITCH FOR DECREASED RAMP RATE  
A power switch for an integrated circuit provides a stepped profile supply potential. A supply potential generation block generates the stepped profile output supply to control the ramp rate of the...
US20090033398 Clock Distribution Network Wiring Structure  
A wiring structure for clock signals has two or more parallel clock signal wires disposed in adjacent power wire bays that span the distance between the sinks to which the clock signal wires are to...
US20130300496 INTERNAL VOLTAGE GENERATING CIRCUIT  
An internal voltage generating circuit may include a first pull up resistor activated by a first range signal and connected between a pull up voltage terminal and a pull up common node; a second...
US20110221495 DIGITAL DLL INCLUDING SKEWED GATE TYPE DUTY CORRECTION CIRCUIT AND DUTY CORRECTION METHOD THEREOF  
Provided are a delay locked loop (DLL) that may can be included in a data processing device and may include a duty correction circuit, and a duty correction method of such a DLL. The duty...
US20080018385 Electric power circuit for driving display panel  
An electric power circuit for driving a display panel, which supplies a plurality of gradation voltages to driver parts of the display panel, is provided. The electric power circuit has a...
US20110102045 INTERFACING BETWEEN DIFFERING VOLTAGE LEVEL REQUIREMENTS IN AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEM  
A method includes controllably generating a first bias voltage from a supply voltage to be within an upper tolerable limit of an operating voltage of an IO receiver, and controllably generating a...
US20120161861 CAPACITOR CELL SUPPORTING CIRCUIT OPERATION AT HIGHER-VOLTAGES WHILE EMPLOYING CAPACITORS DESIGNED FOR LOWER VOLTAGES  
An integrated circuit (IC) includes a functional circuit and a capacitor cell. The functional circuit may operate with one of two power supply voltages. The capacitor cell is used to provide power...
US20130265094 LEVEL SHIFTER CIRCUIT  
A level shifter circuit for shifting voltage level of an input signal includes a supply voltage generation circuit, an inverter, and a cross-coupled latch. The supply voltage generation circuit...
US20130300293 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 serially connected LEDs. When the LEDs are...
US20120038611 Level shifter circuit and display driver circuit  
A level shifter circuit according to the present invention includes a first voltage conversion circuit and a second voltage conversion circuit. The first voltage conversion circuit receives an...
US20130214760 MINIMAL POWER LATCH FOR SINGLE-SLOPE ADCs  
A latch circuit that uses two interoperating latches. The latch circuit has the beneficial feature that it switches only a single time during a measurement that uses a stair step or ramp function...
US20120049907 CIRCUIT WITH NOISE SHAPER  
In an embodiment, a circuit comprising an oscillator is provided. The oscillator is controlled based on a feedback value and an input reference value. The feedback value or the reference value or...
US20140035628 Regulator Using Smart Partitioning  
A disclosed apparatus includes a converter for receiving a supply and regulating a load. The converter uses a gate driver that is controlled by a controller via a control loop. The control loop...
US20140084985 LEVEL-UP SHIFTER CIRCUIT  
A level-up shifter circuit is suitable for high speed and low power applications. The circuit dissipates almost no static power, or leakage current, compared to conventional designs and can...
US20120206180 LEVEL-UP SHIFTER CIRCUIT  
A level-up shifter circuit is suitable for high speed and low power applications. The circuit dissipates almost no static power, or leakage current, compared to conventional designs and can...
US20110012664 CLOCK SIGNAL AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT  
A clock signal amplifier circuit includes: an inverter; a coupling capacitor connected to the input of the inverter; two resistors connected in series between the power supply potential and the...
US20120139611 HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE COULOMB COUNTER WHICH SIMULTANEOUSLY MONITORS MULTIPLE SENSE RESISTORS  
A circuit may include a source of electrical energy and a plurality of current loads. Each load may be of a different amount. For each current load, a resistance may be in series between the source...
US20120187992 CLOCK DELAY CIRCUIT  
Various embodiments of a clock delay circuit may include a variable delay unit and a delay control unit. The variable delay unit may include a plurality of first unitary delay units and a plurality...
US20050179924 Option module using clock frequency, electric device, and methods therefor  
An option module using a clock frequency, an electric device, and methods therefor. The option module is connectable to a main module and provides an additional function, and includes a power...
US20100052752 LOCK DETECTION CIRCUIT AND LOCK DETECTING METHOD  
Provided are a lock detection circuit and a lock detecting method. The lock detection circuit includes two delay devices, four flip-flops and two logic gates, and can accurately detect a lock state...
US20110148507 SWITCH-BODY NMOS-PMOS SWITCH WITH COMPLEMENTARY CLOCKED SWITCH-BODY NMOS-PMOS DUMMIES  
A sample-and-hold feed switch has parallel PMOS branches and parallel NMOS branches, each extending from an input node to an output node connected to a hold capacitor. Each PMOS branch has a PMOS...
US20100295597 MIXER WITH HIGH LINEARITY AND LOW OPERATING VOLTAGE  
A mixer with high linearity and a low operating voltage is provided. The mixer includes a transconductor and a switch circuit. The transconductor receives a differential voltage signal and outputs...
US20140043070 CLASS RESONANT-H ELECTROSURGICAL GENERATORS  
A generator for use with an electrosurgical device is provided. The generator has a gain stage electrically disposed between a first voltage rail and a second voltage rail, wherein the gain stage...
US20110115562 Class Resonant-H Electrosurgical Generators  
A generator for use with an electrosurgical device is provided. The generator has a gain stage electrically disposed between a first voltage rail and a second voltage rail, wherein the gain stage...
US20140035625 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONSTANT OUTPUT IMPEDANCE, VARIABLE PRE-EMPHASIS DRIVE  
A population of drivers is provided in parallel to a driver output and a population of pre-emphasis path drivers is provided in parallel to the driver output. The population of drivers is updated...
US20120092057 VOLTAGE-MODE DRIVER WITH CONTROLLABLE OUTPUT SWING  
A circuit includes a first node, a second node, a pull-up circuit selectively coupled to the first node or the second node, a pull-down circuit selectively coupled to the first node or the second...
US20110057699 INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND PROGRAMMABLE DELAY  
Integrated circuit and programmable delay. One embodiment provides an integrated circuit including a programmable delay element having a plurality of single delay cells. The delay cells include a...
US20120235729 INTEGRATED DEVICE AND METHOD OF REDUCING VOLTAGE DROPS ON A SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION METAL PATH OF A DEVICE  
An embodiment of an integrated circuit includes first and second pads, a supply conductor, and a selection circuit. The first pad is coupled to the supply conductor, and the selection circuit is...
US20100301923 MONOLITHIC VOLTAGE REFERENCE DEVICE WITH INTERNAL, MULTI-TEMPERATURE DRIFT DATA AND RELATED TESTING PROCEDURES  
A testing procedure may determine whether a monolithic voltage reference device meets a temperature drift specification. A first non-room temperature output voltage of the monolithic voltage...
US20120299579 TEST AND MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT INCLUDING ASYNCHRONOUS TIME-INTERLEAVED DIGITIZER USING HARMONIC MIXING  
A test and measurement instrument including a splitter configured to split an input signal having a particular bandwidth into a plurality of split signals, each split signal including substantially...