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9041575 Analog-to-digital conversion apparatus and method capable of achieving fast settling  
A method utilized in an analog-to-digital conversion apparatus, for converting an analog input signal into a digital output signal including a first portion and a second portion, includes: using a...
9041580 Solid-state imaging apparatus and semiconductor device  
The present invention provides a small-sized inexpensive solid-state imaging apparatus. A D/A converter included in a successive comparison type A/D converter of the solid-state imaging apparatus...
9030344 System and method for integration of hybrid pipeline  
A system includes a pipeline analog-to-digital converter as a first stage to process an input signal, and a successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter as a second stage to...
9019138 Column A/D converter, column A/D conversion method, solid-state imaging element and camera system  
A solid-state imaging device having an analog-digital converter, and an analog-digital conversion method are described herein. An example of a solid-state imaging device includes a column...
9019139 Analog to digital converter with built-in data compression based on shot noise of image sensor  
An A/D converter system that has a ranging detector that receives and characterizes an input signal. The characterizing sets a coarse range selection based on a level of the input signal. A higher...
9007252 Analog to digital conversion method and related analog to digital converter  
An analog to digital conversion method includes charging a capacitor through an analog signal to sample a voltage of the analog signal; coupling the capacitor and a plurality of reference voltages...
9000969 Variable resolution data conversion in a receiver  
A received plurality of signals may be filtered to select an in-band signal and/or an out-of-band. A signal strength of the selected signal(s) may be measured. A resolution of an analog-to-digital...
8994571 Compact high-speed analog-to-digital converter for both I and Q analog to digital conversion  
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and a receiver that includes the ADC is disclosed. The ADC includes a first filter configured to receive a signal in an I-signal path of the receiver and a...
8988265 Comparison circuits  
A comparison circuit is provided and includes first and second comparators and a first time-to-digital comparator. The first comparator with a first offset voltage receives an input signal and...
8988260 Method and circuit for continuous-time delta-sigma DAC with reduced noise  
A continuous-time delta-sigma digital-to-analog converter (DAC) includes a first delta-sigma modulator configured to quantize a most significant bit or bits of a digital input signal and produce a...
8981985 Analog-to-digital converter for a multi-channel signal acquisition system  
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for a multi-channel signal acquisition system, a signal acquisition system, a method of generating a digital output code from an analog input signal, and a...
8981984 Asynchronous to synchronous sampling using an augmented least squares solver  
A method, comprising: receiving a plurality of 2-tuples of asynchronously sampled inputs at an asynchronous to synchronous reconstructor; performing a coarse asynchronous to synchronous conversion...
8981977 System and method for low-power digital signal processing  
A system and method for low-power digital signal processing, for example, comprising adjusting a digital representation of an input signal.
8981986 Analogue to digital converter  
Measures are provided for performing direct radio-frequency to digital conversion. A radio-frequency input signal is compared with a plurality of reference voltages to generate a plurality of...
8981983 A/D conversion circuit, solid-state image sensor, and camera system  
An A/D conversion circuit in which a counter is made to be capable of performing counting at both edges of a clock, up/down count values can be switched while the up/down count values are held,...
8976053 Method and apparatus for Vernier ring time to digital converter with self-delay ratio calibration  
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for a Vernier ring time to digital converter having a single clock input and an all digital circuit that calculates a fixed...
8976051 Floating point timer techniques  
Aspects of the present disclosure relate to floating point timers and counters that are used in a variety of contexts. In some implementations, a floating point counter can be used to generate a...
8963760 Analog-to-digital converter and solid-state imaging device  
To obtain accurate digital data while using a successive approximation system when performing analog-to-digital conversion processing in a plurality of steps, an AD converter includes: a signal...
8963759 Imaging systems with per-column analog-to-digital converter non-linearity correction capabilities  
Electronic devices may include image sensors having image sensor pixels that are coupled to analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). Each ADC may be a sub-ranged ramp ADC that uses a first set of...
8947290 Successive approximation AD converter  
A higher-order DAC and a lower-order DAC each have a plurality of capacitive elements having capacitance values weighted with a binary ratio and are configured so that a first terminal of each of...
8947286 Analog/digital converter  
An analog/digital converter includes: a first analog/digital conversion unit that performs digital conversion on received first analog input voltage in a first time period; a second analog/digital...
8941523 Ultra low power analog to digital interface using range adaptive techniques  
A medical device and associated method convert an analog signal using an adaptable number of comparisons between the analog signal and a reference signal. The medical device includes an...
8933385 Hybrid analog-to-digital converter having multiple ADC modes  
A hybrid ADC having a successive approximation register (SAR) ADC mode for generating a bit of a digital signal and a ramp ADC mode for generating an additional bit of the digital signal is...
8922413 Amplifier using multi input differential pair, and comparator and analog-to-digital converting apparatus using the same  
An amplifier includes a common load suitable for outputting an output signal, a coarse input differential stage, coupled to the common load, suitable for amplifying a difference between an input...
8896478 Successive approximation analog-to-digital converter using capacitor array with sub-capacitors configured by capacitor disassembling and related method thereof  
A successive approximation analog-to-digital converter (SAR ADC) includes a capacitor array and a comparator. The capacitor array has M capacitors which are arranged to perform capacitor switching...
8890738 Time-to-digital converter and conversion method  
The present disclosure provides a time-to-digital (TDC) converter, comprising: a coarse TDC receiving a start signal and a stop signal, delaying the first start signal in a first time unit to...
8884800 Method and apparatus for performing analog-to-digital conversion on multiple input signals  
A method, computer-readable storage medium, and signal processing apparatus for processing a plurality of input signals. The method includes receiving or generating a first intermediate signal and...
8884801 High-speed analog-to-digital conversion system with flash assisted parallel SAR architecture  
The present invention is directed to signal processing systems and methods thereof. In various embodiments, the present invention provides an analog-to-digital conversion (ADC) system that...
8872690 Superconductor analog to digital converter  
Superconductor analog-to-digital converters (ADC) offer high sensitivity and large dynamic range. One approach to increasing the dynamic range further is with a subranging architecture, whereby...
8866661 Input converter for an EEG monitoring system, signal conversion method and monitoring system  
In order to minimize noise and current consumption in an EEG monitoring system (40) which can be continuously carried by a person to be monitored, an input converter (44) for an EEG monitoring...
8866659 Data acquisition device with real time digital trigger  
A data acquisition device incorporates a front end analog-to-digital converter (ADC), which is responsive to an applied analog input signal, sample that signal and provide digital data...
8860599 Analog-to-digital conversion apparatus and method capable of achieving fast settling  
A method utilized in an analog-to-digital conversion apparatus, for converting an analog input signal into a digital output signal including a first portion and a second portion, includes: using a...
8854243 AD converter circuit and ad conversion method  
A low-power and high-speed ADC includes: a successive approximation converter circuit configured to sequentially compare and coarsely convert the analog input signal voltage into a digital signal...
8854550 Data processing device and method  
A data processing device includes a clock converter, a data converter, and an error detector. The clock converter is configured to receive a first clock signal, convert the first clock signal into...
8836564 A/D conversion device  
An A/D conversion device generates a control clock signal having a cycle that is an integral multiple of a cycle of a reference clock signal. A shift voltage is generated which varies every cycle...
8830105 Quantizing circuits with variable parameters  
Systems, methods, and devices for obtaining data from a data location. The method may include generating a first value by sensing a data location under a first condition and generating a second...
8830108 Circuit arrangement for detecting and digitizing an analog input signal, and field device for process instrumentation  
A circuit arrangement for detecting and digitizing an analog input signal and to a field device for process instrumentation, wherein the field device comprises such a circuit arrangement which...
8816891 Wide range input current circuitry for an analog to digital converter  
An input circuitry for an ADC constituted of: a first resistor coupled to an input of the ADC; a second resistor coupled to the input of the ADC and arranged to provide a current path; an...
8810676 Analog to digital converters, image sensor systems, and methods of operating the same  
An analog to digital converter (ADC) can include a multi-input comparison unit configured to compare a pixel voltage from an image sensor, a comparison voltage comprising a stepped voltage...
8803655 System and methods for enhanced remote control functionality  
A hand-held device having a touch sensitive surface uses a relative distance from an origin location to each of a plurality of touch zones of the touch sensitive surface activated by a user to...
8797204 Low-power area-efficient SAR ADC using dual capacitor arrays  
An analog to digital converter that comprises a successive approximation register (SAR) having an n bit binary output, a first capacitor array connected to receive some of the bits of the binary...
8786482 Integrated circuit with pin for setting digital address  
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a pin and a current source for driving current through the pin into an external resistor such as a resistor on a circuit board to generate a pin...
8760336 Mixed mode analog to digital converter and method of operating the same  
An analog to digital converter in accordance with the inventive concept may include a reference voltage generation circuit outputting first and second reference voltages; a decompression part...
8760335 Externally controlled data converter with configurable functions  
A data converter module is provided with an analog interface to receive analog signals, a digital interface to transmit digital signals, and a configuration interface to accept configuration...
8760337 Solid-state image sensing device  
A solid-state image sensing device comprises a pixel which outputs a pixel signal, a first conversion unit which converts the pixel signal into a digital signal with a first bit length, and a...
8754794 Methods and apparatus for calibrating pipeline analog-to-digital converters  
An integrated circuit with a pipeline analog-to-digital (A/D) converter and associated calibration circuitry is provided. The A/D converter may include multiple series-connected pipeline stages at...
8749417 Multi-mode analog-to-digital converter  
A method of configuring an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) includes configuring the ADC to operate in one of a low-pass filter mode and a band-pass filter mode according to a value of a control...
8742969 Two-step subranging ADC architecture  
First and second track and hold stages track and store an input voltage for a sample of an analog input signal. A coarse reference ladder provides a plurality of coarse references. The coarse...
8736732 Analog to digital converter for solid-state image pickup device  
There is provided a solid-state image pickup device including ADCs that can be arranged in a limited space. The potential of a pixel signal outputted through a vertical readout line is held at a...
8729946 Clock generation circuit and imaging device  
A clock generation circuit includes first and second logic circuits and a switch circuit. The first logic circuit has a first circuit threshold value lower than a circuit threshold value of a...