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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...
9041456 Power semiconductor device  
A transistor being one of an IGBT and a MOSFET and arranged near a gate control circuit applies a gate control signal from the gate control circuit to the gate of a transistor arranged far from...
9041447 Receiver circuit  
A receiver circuit includes a first amplification unit, a second amplification unit, a first equalizing unit, and a second equalizing unit. The first amplification unit is configured to...
9041437 Switching device driving apparatus  
A switching device driving apparatus for preventing arm short circuit is provided, including: a first switching device driving unit for receiving a control signal for controlling a first switching...
9041438 Output buffer and signal processing method  
An output buffer comprises a series connection of a first field effect transistor and a second field effect transistor, wherein the first field effect transistor is connected to a first supply...
9035681 Switch controller, switch control method, and power supply device comprising the switch controller  
The present invention relates to a switch controller, a switch control method, and a power supply using the switch controller. A switch controller controls switching operation of a power switch...
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...
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...
9030237 Transistor circuit, flip-flop, signal processing circuit, driver circuit, and display device  
A transistor circuit includes at least one transistor, wherein at least part of a connecting portion that connects the transistor (Tr1) and a power supply line (33) is formed from a material of...
9030238 Semiconductor device and method of cascading matched frequency window tuned LC tank buffers  
A tunable buffer circuit has a first tunable buffer cell receiving an input signal. A first transmission line is coupled to the first tunable buffer cell. A second tunable buffer cell is coupled...
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...
9024665 Transmitter with voltage and current mode drivers  
Described is an integrated circuit (IC) which comprises: an input-output (I/O) pad for coupling to a transmission line; a voltage mode driver coupled to the I/O pad, the voltage mode driver having...
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...
9024652 Electronic circuit and method for testing and keeping a MOS transistor switched-off  
The electronic circuit includes a transistor having a gate terminal, a source terminal and a drain terminal. A resistor has a first terminal connected to the gate terminal and has a second...
9018986 Output buffers  
An output buffer is provided. The output buffer is coupled to a first voltage source providing a first supply voltage and used for generating an output signal at an output terminal according to an...
9018984 Driver for high speed electrical-optical modulator interface  
An electrical-optical modulator may function at high data rates and may be realized in comparably low cost silicon base technology, typically in BJT, BiCMOS or CMOS technologies. The output signal...
9019001 Gate driver for enhancement-mode and depletion-mode wide bandgap semiconductor JFETs  
A DC-coupled two-stage gate driver circuit for driving a junction field effect transistor (JFET) is provided. The JFET can be a wide bandgap junction field effect transistor (JFET) such as a SiC...
9018983 Circuit to generate high frequency signals  
Method and apparatus for electrosurgery including tissue coagulation using very high voltage pulses of electrical energy applied to the electrosurgical probe. This minimizes heating of the...
9013221 Low-voltage differential signal receiver circuitry  
A receiver circuit for a differential input signal, may include a divider bridge having first and second ends, a midpoint therebetween, and intermediate points on either side of the midpoint. The...
9013212 Stress reduced cascoded CMOS output driver circuit  
An output driver circuit includes first, second, third, and fourth transistors having a common current path, wherein a gate of the first transistor receives a first switching signal, a gate of the...
9007098 Current mode DVR or PVCOM with integrated resistors  
One or more resistors or resistances are integrated in a 7-bit DVR or PVCOM integrated circuit. 7-bit DVR or PVCOM integrated circuit includes a 7-bit DAC. The integrated resistors or resistances...
9007104 Apparatus for output buffering having half-swing rail-to-rail structure  
There is provided an apparatus for output buffering having a half-swing rail-to-rail structure. The apparatus provides output buffering by using a switch structure in order to attain a high slew...
9007100 High-side semiconductor-switch low-power driving circuit and method  
A high-side semiconductor-switch driving method includes generating power for controlling a high side semiconductor switch. The high side semiconductor switch has a control terminal and the power...
9007099 Semiconductor device with a current sampler and a start-up structure  
A semiconductor device with a current sampler and a start-up structure, comprises first, second and third high-voltage transistors, and a resistor, wherein: a drain terminal of the first...
9007101 Driver circuit for driving power transistors  
A driver circuit for driving a power transistor includes a converter having a first transistor and a second transistor coupled in series between a supply node and a reference node. The converter...
9000812 Current steering with independent biasing between bleed and steering circuitry  
An apparatus relating generally to a current steering cell includes a first bleeder circuit, a second bleeder circuit, a steering circuit, and an output circuit. The first bleeder circuit and the...
9000810 Quantizer, comparator circuit, and semiconductor integrated circuit  
A quantizer takes an analog signal as input and produces a quantized signal for output. The quantizer includes a shoot-through current detection unit and a feedback unit. The shoot-through current...
9000811 Driver circuit with controlled gate discharge current  
The gate of a drive transistor having a drain and source is discharged by a circuit including a sensing circuit configured to sense a drain-to-source voltage of the drive transistor. A first...
9000618 Transmission line driver and method for driving the same  
A transmission line driver and a method for driving the same are provided, in which a composite current source is provided as an input current source, such that an output voltage is fixed. The...
8994438 Circuit arrangement for switching a current, and method for operating a semiconductor circuit breaker  
A control voltage is generated at a control input of a semiconductor circuit breaker by an actuation circuit at switching flanks of a switching signal, said control voltage having a profile which...
8994411 System and method for bootstrapping a switch driver  
In accordance with an embodiment, a driver circuit includes a low-side driver having a first output configured to be coupled to a control node of a first semiconductor switch, and a reference...
8994415 Multiple VDD clock buffer  
A clock buffer circuit can include a low voltage drive circuit that receives a clock signal and provides a low voltage drive at a first power supply potential to a load. A boost drive circuit can...
8994410 Semiconductor device with power supply circuit  
The present invention is directed to prevent occurrence of a problem on a withstand voltage in a circuit group which receives supply of an internal power supply voltage. An error amplifier outputs...
8988116 Method for driving semiconductor device  
Provided is a method for driving a semiconductor device, which allows a reduction in scale of a circuit, reduce the power consumption, and increase the speed of reading data. An H level (data “1”)...
8989598 Power-saving driver circuit for providing a bias current or driving a current-driven load  
Methods and circuits for providing a minimum driving voltage to a current-driven load (such as a laser diode) are disclosed. The circuit and methods may be useful for efficiently providing a bias...
8988117 Gate-stress test circuit without test pad  
A high side driver circuit includes a driver stage having an input, an output, a first power terminal and a second power terminal, a transistor having a first power terminal, a second power...
8981817 Operating conditions compensation circuit  
A circuit having a centralized PT compensation circuit to provide compensation signals to localized I/O blocks on the chip. Process variations and temperature variations tend to be approximately...
8981818 Method of controlling two-stage post driver circuit  
A two-stage post driver circuit includes a controlling circuit, a pull-up unit and a pull-down unit. A first N-type transistor of the pull-down unit and a first P-type transistor of the pull-up...
8975929 High voltage tolerant input buffer  
A circuit includes a first input transistor and a first voltage divider coupled to a source of the first input transistor and a second input transistor and a second voltage divider coupled to a...
8975928 Input-output buffer circuitry with increased drive strength  
Input-output (IO) buffer circuitry is provided that is operable to drive signals off an integrated circuit. The input-output circuitry may include an input-output driver having an asymmetric...
8975927 Gate driver  
Disclosed herein is a gate driver. The gate driver according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first power switch sourcing current according to voltage applied by a...
8975914 Isolation receiver  
An isolation receiver includes at least one isolation capacitor to provide a first logic signal in response to a second logic signal that is provided by a transmitter. The receiver includes a...
8975930 Semiconductor device and method for driving semiconductor device  
Direct-path current is reduced in a semiconductor device including CMOS circuits. One embodiment of the present invention is a method for driving a semiconductor device that includes a first CMOS...
8975913 Method and circuit structure for suppressing single event transients or glitches in digital electronic circuits  
A circuit structure (200) for suppressing single event transients (SETs) or glitches in digital electronic circuits is provided. The circuit structure includes a first input (100) which receives...
8970258 Systems and methods for edge control in a switched output stage  
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods may include a switch coupled at its gate terminal to an input signal voltage, the input signal voltage for controlling...
8970265 Systems and methods for driving a load under various power conditions  
An electronic circuit for driving an electronic switch includes a first voltage terminal coupled to receive a first voltage from a power supply and a second voltage terminal coupled to receive a...
8970260 Output drivers  
Various aspects of the disclosure are directed to methods and apparatuses involving communications. As consistent with one or more embodiments, first and second sets of multiple current drivers...
8970262 Semiconductor device arrangement with a first semiconductor device and with a plurality of second semiconductor devices  
Disclosed is a semiconductor device arrangement including a first semiconductor device having a load path, and a plurality of second transistors, each having a load path between a first and a...
8970259 Power transistor drive circuit  
Aspects of the invention include a constant current source that generates a constant current, apart from a constant current circuit, and a temperature detection zener diode (a temperature...
8963585 Gate driver unit for electrical switching device  
An exemplary apparatus and method for using intelligent gate driver units with distributed intelligence to control antiparallel power modules or parallel-connected electrical switching devices...