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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...
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...
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...
9041450 Low-power dual-edge-triggered storage cell with scan test support and clock gating circuit therefore  
A storage cell having a pulse generator and a storage element is proposed. The storage element input is connected to receive a data input signal. The storage element output is connected to provide...
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...
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...
9018973 Semiconductor device  
A device, comprising an output terminal; an output circuit coupled to the output terminal and having an adjustable impedance; and an impedance adjustment circuit adjusting stepwise the adjustable...
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...
9007103 Switch circuit arrangements and method for powering a driver circuit  
In various embodiments, a switch circuit arrangement may include a switch circuit, a driver circuit and a supply circuit. The driver circuit may be configured to control the switch circuit. The...
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...
8994414 Voltage controlled switching element gate drive circuit  
A voltage controlled switching element gate drive circuit makes it possible to suppress an occurrence of a malfunction, while suppressing surge voltage, surge current, and switching noise, when...
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...
8988118 Apparatus and method for driving a transistor  
Disclosed is a high-swing voltage-mode transmitter or line driver. The transmitter can operate over a wide range of supply voltages. Increasing the available output swing merely involves...
8988100 Driver calibration methods and circuits  
Described are amplifiers that facilitate high-speed communication with calibrated drive strength and termination impedance. Drivers and termination elements can be divided into a number N of...
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...
8982657 Semiconductor device having line self-boosting scheme  
A semiconductor device includes: a plurality of target lines to be driven; a plurality of target line drivers configured to drive the corresponding target lines in a logic level corresponding to a...
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...
8981820 Driver circuit  
Devices and methods are provided in which a driver is supplied via a first current path and a second current path which can comprise a switching element.
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...
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...
8975943 Compact level shifter  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a device for level shifting an input signal. The device includes an output buffer that has: an output node, a p-FET coupled to a high reference...
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...
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...
8963586 Power stage  
A power stage has a differential output stage 2 driven by one or more buffer stages 4. The buffer stages 4 are implemented as high and low side buffers 12,14, each of which is itself a...
8957715 Output driver having improved electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and associated methods  
An integrated circuit includes an output driver circuit having a plurality of output driver devices connected in a parallel arrangement and an output driver controller that is capable of...
8957708 Output buffer and semiconductor device  
An output buffer has a first transistor and a voltage mitigation second transistor. The first transistor is configured to generate a voltage value corresponding to the power-supply voltage in...
8957703 Protecting lower voltage domain devices during operation in a higher voltage domain  
Circuitry comprises a high voltage rail providing a high voltage level corresponding to a higher voltage domain, an intermediate voltage source, a low voltage rail, and devices that operate in a...
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Voltage controlled switching element gate drive circuit
 
A voltage controlled switching element gate drive circuit makes it possible to suppress an occurrence of a malfunction, while suppressing surge voltage, surge current, and switching noise, when...
8947132 Semiconductor device and semiconductor system including the same  
A semiconductor device includes a normal code generation unit capable of generating a normal code, a test code output unit capable of storing a plurality of preliminary test codes to output a test...
8947134 Decoupling circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit  
A decoupling circuit includes an inverter. The inverter includes i (i is an integer of 1 or more) PMOS transistors each having a first gate electrode, and j (j is an integer of 0 or more) PMOS...
8947133 Systems and methods for multi-level termination calibration for voltage mode drivers  
A voltage mode driver system includes a plurality of VMD cells, a plurality of auxiliary cells, a control logic and an output node. The plurality of VMD cells are configured to generate a first...
8947119 Impedance calibration circuits with adjustable reference voltages  
An impedance calibration circuit includes a first calibration voltage driver configured to operate in response to a first enable signal, compare a first calibration voltage signal with a first...
8947129 High voltage switching circuits  
The preferred embodiments of the present invention use low voltage transistors to support high voltage switching circuits by connecting low voltage circuits in a stacking configuration. High...
8947135 Output circuit and voltage signal output method  
An output circuit includes: a first PMOS transistor and a second PMOS transistor connected in series between a high potential side power supply and an output node; a first NMOS transistor and a...
8941418 Driving circuits with power MOS breakdown protection and driving methods thereof  
A driving circuit is provided. The driving circuit is capable of driving a load coupled to an output node of the driving circuit. The driving circuit includes an output-stage element, a first...
8941416 Semiconductor device  
Provided is a semiconductor device exemplified by an inverter circuit and a shift register circuit, which is characterized by a reduced number of transistors. The semiconductor device includes a...
8933730 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...
8933729 Stacked receivers  
Differential receivers are “stacked” and independently calibrated to different common-mode voltages. The different common-mode voltages may correspond to the common-mode voltages of stacked...
8928361 Common well bias design for a driving circuit and method of using  
A driving circuit includes a common well. The driving circuit further includes a first output buffer having a bulk connected to the common well, the first output buffer having a first terminal...