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9071243 Single ended configurable multi-mode driver  
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a single-ended configurable multi-mode driver. An embodiment of an apparatus includes an input to receive an input signal, an output to...
9070593 Liquid crystal display device and electronic device  
To provide a circuit used for a shift register or the like. The basic configuration includes first to fourth transistors and four wirings. The power supply potential VDD is supplied to the first...
9058979 Semiconductor integrated circuit having a switch, an electrically-conductive electrode line and an electrically-conductive virtual line  
A semiconductor integrated circuit including: a circuit block having an internal voltage line; an annular rail line forming a closed annular line around the circuit block and supplied with one of...
9041427 Quantum circuit within waveguide-beyond-cutoff  
A quantum information processing system includes a waveguide having an aperture, a non-linear quantum circuit disposed in the waveguide and an electromagnetic control signal source coupled to the...
9041439 Transmitter having voltage driver and current driver  
A circuit includes a first power node at a first voltage level, a second power node at a second voltage level, a first voltage driver, a first current driver, and a control unit. The first voltage...
9041436 Semiconductor device having pull-up circuit and pull-down circuit  
To reduce power supply noises occurring in a control circuit unit for controlling an output buffer. A semiconductor device includes unit buffers for driving a data output terminal, impedance...
9041428 Placement of storage cells on an integrated circuit  
A method for configuring the placement of a plurality of storage cells on an integrated circuit includes grouping the plurality of storage cells into a plurality of words, where each of the...
9041429 Sequential state elements for triple-mode redundant state machines, related methods, and systems  
The disclosure relates generally to sequential state elements (SSEs), triple-mode redundant state machines (TMRSMs), and methods and systems for testing triple-mode redundant pipeline stages...
9041431 Partial reconfiguration and in-system debugging  
Embedded logic is implemented in a partially reconfigurable programmable logic device (PLD), thus allowing debugging of implemented instantiations of logic after partial reconfiguration. Several...
9041430 Operational time extension  
An integrated circuit (IC) with a novel configurable routing fabric is provided. The configurable routing fabric has signal paths that propagate signals between user registers on user clock...
9035443 Massively parallel interconnect fabric for complex semiconductor devices  
An embodiment of this invention uses a massive parallel interconnect fabric (MPIF) at the flipped interface of a core die substrate (having the core logic blocks) and a context die (used for in...
9035679 Standard cell connection for circuit routing  
Embodiments described herein provide approaches for improving a standard cell connection for circuit routing. Specifically, provided is an IC device having a plurality of cells, a first metal...
9035678 Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a digital circuit by controlling the clock  
A method and apparatus that controls the clock of a digital circuit, and therefore power consumption, without substantially comprising performance is provided. The apparatus may include monitoring...
9038012 Sequential state elements in triple-mode redundant (TMR) state machines  
The disclosure relates generally to triple-redundant sequential state (TRSS) machines formed as integrated circuits on a semiconductor substrate, such as CMOS, and computerized methods and systems...
9037673 Method for downloading a configuration file in a programmable circuit, and apparatus comprising said component  
The present invention relates to a method for downloading a binary configuration file in a programmable circuit implemented in a device. The device comprises at least one central processing unit,...
9035677 High-speed low power stacked transceiver  
A transceiver includes a transmitter and receiver that form a series current path between two power-supply nodes. Powering both the transmitter and receiver with the same supply current saves...
9035676 Level shifter with low voltage loss  
A system and method are disclosed for level shifting a DDC bus with a low voltage loss. A pull up circuit includes an NMOS transistor, a PMOS transistor and resistor. An NMOS pull up gate is also...
9030231 Heterogeneous programmable device and configuration software adapted therefor  
A method of configuring a programmable integrated circuit device with a user logic design includes analyzing the user logic design to identify unidirectional logic paths within the user logic...
9030226 System and methods for generating unclonable security keys in integrated circuits  
A system and methods that generates a physical unclonable function (“PUF”) security key for an integrated circuit (“IC”) through use of equivalent resistance variations in the power distribution...
9030235 Time division multiplexed limited switch dynamic logic  
A method for increasing performance in a limited switch dynamic logic (LSDL) circuit includes precharging a dynamic node during a precharge phase of a first and second evaluation clock signal. The...
9030249 Level shift circuit  
There is provided a level shift circuit free from malfunction. The level shift circuit converts a signal of a first power supply voltage of a first supply terminal, which is supplied to an input...
9032236 Semiconductor device and power supply control method of the semiconductor device  
A semiconductor device includes an internal circuit, a power supply control circuit which controls supply of a power supply to the internal circuit upon receipt of a first control signal, and a...
9030397 Gate driver, driving circuit, and LCD  
There is disclosed a gate driver, a driving circuit, and a liquid crystal display (LCD), wherein the gate driver comprises input terminals for inputting a CPV signal, an OE signal, and an STV...
9030248 Level shifter with output spike reduction  
A level shifter, or method, producing a final output from a driver supplied by a high-side source driver providing VDD or common, and a low-side source driver providing common or VSS. A delay is...
9030233 Semiconductor device having serializer converting parallel data into serial data to output serial data from output buffer circuit  
Disclosed herein is a device that includes first and second buffer circuits connected to a data terminal and a first control circuit controlling the first and second buffer circuits. The first...
9030234 Time division multiplexed limited switch dynamic logic  
A limited switch dynamic logic (LSDL) circuit includes a dynamic logic circuit and a static logic circuit. The dynamic logic circuit includes a precharge device configured to precharge a dynamic...
9030229 Impedance tuning circuit and integrated circuit including the same  
An impedance tuning circuit includes a calibration unit and a post-processing unit. The calibration unit generates an initial pull-up code and an initial pull-down code by performing a calibration...
9030227 Methods and apparatus for providing redundancy on multi-chip devices  
A multi-chip package may include first and second integrated circuit dies that are each partitioned into multiple logic regions. The logic regions of the first and second dies may be coupled via...
9030228 Intelligent current drive for bus lines  
An intelligent current drive is disclosed that couples an active current source to a bus line to increase the rate of pull-up and decouples the active current source from the bus line prior to...
9030232 Isolator circuit and semiconductor device  
An isolator circuit capable of two-way electrical disconnection and a semiconductor device including the isolator circuit are provided. A data holding portion is provided in an isolator circuit...
9024655 Multi-threshold flash NCL circuitry  
Multi-threshold flash Null Convention Logic (NCL) includes one or more high threshold voltage transistors within a flash NCL gate to reduce power consumption due to current leakage by transistors...
9024558 Bridge output circuit, motor driving device using the same, and electronic apparatus  
A bridge output circuit includes an output terminal, a high side transistor, a low side transistor, a high side driver for controlling a gate voltage of the high side transistor, a low side driver...
9024656 Nonvolatile logic circuit architecture and method of operation  
Magnetoelectronic (ME) logic circuits and methods of operating the same are disclosed. Microsystems of different circuits made from different types of ME devices can be constructed and employed in...
9024660 Driving circuit with zero current shutdown and a driving method thereof  
Methods and circuits related to a driving circuit with zero current shutdown are disclosed. In one embodiment, a driving circuit with zero current shutdown can include: a linear regulating circuit...
9024675 Multi power supply type level shifter  
There is provided a multi power supply type level shifter. The provided multi power supply type level shifter includes a first level shifter and a second level shifter in a two-stage architecture...
9024654 System and method to actively drive the common mode voltage of a receiver termination network  
An active termination circuit for a differential receiver includes a first receiver element configured to receive a first component of a differential signal, a second receiver element configured...
9024671 Method and apparatus for clock transmission  
Apparatus and methods are provided for an extraction circuit. In one configuration, an apparatus includes: an edge extraction circuit for receiving a first clock signal and outputting a second...
9024653 Input buffer circuit  
There is provided an input buffer circuit having hysteresis characteristics. The input buffer circuit includes: a first operating unit performing a NOR operation on an input signal and a first...
9024659 Method and apparatus for passive equalization and slew-rate control  
A device for passive equalization and slew-rate control of a signal includes a first branch and a second branch. The first branch includes a first driver coupled in series with an equalization...
9024662 Semiconductor integrated circuit  
A semiconductor integrated circuit includes: a main-interconnect to which supply voltage or reference voltage is applied; a plurality of sub-interconnects; a plurality of circuit cells configured...
9024661 Glitch free clock multiplexer  
Apparatus for glitch-free switching between two clock sources on an integrated circuit. Clock gaters provide a clock from a single source that can be turned on and off without causing partial...
9024657 Architectural floorplan for a structured ASIC manufactured on a 28 NM CMOS process lithographic node or smaller  
A floorplan for a Structured ASIC chip is shown having a core region containing memory and VCLB logic cells surrounded by a plurality of IO connection fabrics that include a first IO connection...
9024658 Circuit and layout techniques for flop tray area and power otimization  
Techniques for reducing scan overhead in a scannable flop tray are described herein. In one embodiment, a scan circuit for a flop tray comprises a tri-state circuit configured to invert an input...
9019085 Anti-disassembling device for electronic products  
An anti-disassembling device for an electronic product includes a case, a linear movement device, a circular movement device and an optical encoder. At least one retractable transmission member is...
9018979 Universal digital block interconnection and channel routing  
A programmable routing scheme provides improved connectivity both between Universal Digital Blocks (UDBs) and between the UDBs and other micro-controller elements, peripherals and external Inputs...
9018975 Methods and systems to stress-program an integrated circuit  
Methods and systems to stress-program a first integrated circuit (IC) block to output a pre-determined value upon activation/reset, such as to support time-zero compensation/trimming. To program,...
9018977 User registers implemented with routing circuits in a configurable IC  
Some embodiments of the invention provide a configurable integrated circuit (“IC”). The configurable IC includes a set of configurable logic circuits for configurably performing a set of...
9018974 Impedance calibration device and method  
An impedance calibration device includes: a variable impedance, an operational unit, an analog-digital converter, and a controller. The operational unit receives a first analog signal and a second...
9021293 Methods for operating a memory interface circuit including calibration for CAS latency compensation in a plurality of byte lanes  
A method for quickly calibrating a memory interface circuit from time to time in conjunction with operation of a functional circuit is described. The method uses controlling the memory interface...
9018980 Bimodal clock generator  
An apparatus relates generally to a clock generator is disclosed. The clock generator is coupled to receive an input clock signal and further coupled to provide an output clock signal. An address...