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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...
9000808 Input pin state detection circuit and method therefor  
A state-detection circuit facilitates the detection of the state of an input pin relative to several different types of input circuits. According to an example embodiment, a state-detection...
8996906 Clock management block  
A novel integrated circuit (IC) that configurably distributes clocks from multiple clock sources to multiple sets of circuits is described. The IC includes multiple clock sources and multiple...
8990478 Protection of one-time programmable (OTP) memory  
Aspects of the invention provide for masking a current profile of a one-time programmable (OTP) memory. In one embodiment, a circuit includes: a first one-time programmable (OTP) memory configured...
8987868 Method and apparatus for programmable heterogeneous integration of stacked semiconductor die  
Method and apparatus for programmable heterogeneous integration of stacked semiconductor die are described. In some examples, a semiconductor device includes a first integrated circuit (IC) die...
8978025 Server and method for updating firmware of server  
The disclosure provides a server including a baseboard management controller (BMC), a programmable logic device (PLD) and a blocking unit. The BMC receives an update instruction, and according to...
8975918 Lookup table and programmable logic device including lookup table  
To optimize the arrangement of configuration data stored in a configuration memory. A lookup table includes a memory configured to store configuration data, a plurality of multiplexers each...
8949763 Apparatus and methods for optimization of integrated circuits  
A system for computer-aided design (CAD) of an integrated circuit (IC) uses a computer. The computer is configured to optimize placement, routing, and/or region configuration of the integrated...
8912935 Digital input for a programmable logic controller  
A digital input includes a galvanically isolated section having an integrating capacitor coupled to a high voltage signal input by at least one current-limiting resistor, a relaxation oscillator...
8901959 Hybrid IO cell for wirebond and C4 applications  
A hybrid IO cell for use with controlled collapse chip connection, wirebond core limited, wirebond IO limited, and wirebond inline chip designs is provided. A method of designing the hybrid IO...
8878567 Omnibus logic element  
Disclosed is a logic element (LE) that can provide a number of advantageous features. For example, the LE can provide efficient and flexible use of LUTs and input sharing. The LE may also provide...
8881085 Cell-level electrostatic discharge protection for an integrated circuit  
A method of evaluating a layout cell for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection can include identifying at least one feature of the layout cell for use in implementing an integrated circuit (IC)...
8839176 Semiconductor integrated circuit and pattern layouting method for the same  
A semiconductor integrated circuit and a pattern lay-outing method for the same are disclosed, which can suppress bending or partial drop-out of a dummy pattern even when a mechanical stress acts...
8812755 Heterogeneous high-speed serial interface system with phase-locked loop architecture and clock distribution system  
One embodiment relates to an integrated circuit having a plurality of four-channel serial interface modules. Each of the plurality of four-channel serial interface modules includes a first...
8803548 Apparatus and methods for a tamper resistant bus for secure lock bit transfer  
A tamper-resistant bus architecture for secure lock bit transfer in an integrated circuit includes a nonvolatile memory having an n-bit storage region for storing encoded lock bits, A plurality of...
8787352 Heterogeneous transceiver architecture for wide range programmability of programmable logic devices  
High-speed serial data transceiver circuitry on a programmable logic device (“PLD”) includes some channels that are able to operate at data rates up to a first, relatively low maximum data rate,...
8779797 Semiconductor apparatus  
A semiconductor apparatus has a plurality of chips stacked therein, and generation timing of read control signals for controlling read operations of the plurality of stacked chips is controlled...
8773161 Impedance calibration circuit, semiconductor memory device with the impedance calibration circuit and layout method of internal resistance in the impedance calibration circuit  
An impedance calibration circuit for impedance matching between a semiconductor memory device and an external device includes a driving circuit and a comparing circuit. The driving circuit has a...
8772931 Dual-function integrated circuit  
An electronic circuit in a package, including two functions, the package orientation activating a single one of the two functions.
8762916 Automatic generation of a data transfer network  
A method of automatically developing a data transfer network includes determining, using a processor, a plurality of data transfers of a function of a circuit design marked for hardware...
8742793 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...
8716809 Hardened programmable devices  
Hardened programmable logic devices are provided with programmable circuitry. The programmable circuitry may be hardwired to implement a custom logic circuit. Generic fabrication masks may be used...
8710959 System and method for detecting states  
Systems and methods for detecting states are disclosed. An information handling system may include a processor and a plurality of information handling resources communicatively coupled to the...
8710863 Configurable logic cells  
A processor includes a RISC CPU core; and a plurality of peripherals including one or more configurable logic cell peripherals. The configurable logic cell peripheral may be configured to allow...
8704547 Method and system for providing spin transfer based logic devices  
A logic device is described. The logic device includes magnetic input/channel regions, magnetic sensor region(s), and sensor(s) coupled with the magnetic sensor region(s). Each magnetic...
8698517 Computing multi-magnet based devices and methods for solution of optimization problems  
A computing multi-magnet device and method for solving complex computational problems is provided. Embodiments include a first magnet, a second magnet, and an interconnect between and...
8700837 System and method of signal processing engines with programmable logic fabric  
A high performance field programmable gate array is described with one or more signal processing engines coupled to a programmable logic fabric. Each signal processing engine includes a signal...
8700825 Heterogeneous high-speed serial interface system with phase-locked loop architecture and clock distribution system  
One embodiment relates to an integrated circuit having a plurality of four-channel serial interface modules. Each of the plurality of four-channel serial interface modules includes a first...
8683414 Semiconductor integrated circuit device with independent power domains  
A semiconductor integrated circuit device having a control signal system for avoiding failure to check an indefinite signal propagation prevention circuit, for facilitating a check included in an...
8674726 Multi-level chip input circuit  
Aspects of the instant disclosure are directed toward apparatuses that generate a power-related adjustment signal in response to the power signal. Digital-input-signal pads are included to...
8671377 Method and apparatus for placement and routing of partial reconfiguration modules  
A method for designing a system on a target device includes assigning resources on the target device to static logic modules and partial reconfigurable (PR) modules in the system. The instances of...
8669778 Method for design and manufacturing of a 3D semiconductor device  
A method for the design and manufacturing of a 3D semiconductor device including a first circuit stratum and a second circuit stratum, the method including: applying a synthesis tool with at least...
8667192 Integrated circuit with programmable circuitry and an embedded processor system  
An integrated circuit can include a processor system configured to execute program code. The processor system can be hard-wired and include a processor hardware resource. The IC also can include a...
8645724 Redriver circuits with power saving modes  
Consistent with embodiments of the present disclosure a redriver circuit is provided for a first and a second serial-unidirectional communications channel. The redriver circuit conditions received...
8624626 3D IC structure and method  
An apparatus comprises a first integrated circuit (IC) die, and a second IC die stacked on the first IC die. The first and second IC dies are operational independently of each other. Each...
8598906 Low-power ethernet transmitter  
An electrical circuit comprising a line driver for providing Ethernet signals is disclosed. The line driver comprises a voltage mode line driver for producing 1000BT and 100BT Ethernet signals and...
8595683 Generating user clocks for a prototyping environment  
A method and apparatus for generating user clocks in a prototyping system is disclosed. A prototyping system has a plurality of programmable logic chips that are each programmed with one or more...
8587337 Method and apparatus for capturing and synchronizing data  
An embodiment of a technique to capture and locally synchronize data is disclosed. The technique includes receiving first and second signals through a first interface, and receiving a third signal...
8587336 Reconfigurable logic block, programmable logic device provided with the reconfigurable logic block, and method of fabricating the reconfigurable logic block  
A reconfigurable logic block has a first circuit that configures an arithmetic circuit and a second circuit that configures a circuit outside of the arithmetic circuit. A plurality of different...
8587343 Reconfigurable dynamic logic gate with linear core  
A dynamically reconfigurable linear core logic gate is a device that allows logical outputs dependent upon configurable parameters set within device. The device is comprised of three blocks: The...
8581618 Apparatus for controlling the usability of intellectual property within a programmable device and method of using  
A system provides for the distribution of intellectual property logic blocks from a source to a user wherein the user may use the logic blocks during development but is prevented from using the...
8575957 Multiple data rate interface architecture  
Method and circuitry for implementing high speed multiple-data-rate interface architectures for programmable logic devices. The invention partitions I/O pins and their corresponding registers into...
8566616 Method and apparatus for protecting designs in SRAM-based programmable logic devices and the like  
Use of an electronic design in a configurable device is controlled by a secure device. The configurable device includes an authorization code generator having a sequence generator and an...
8549463 Die expansion bus  
A die expansion bus efficiently couples a supplemental portion of a processing system to an original portion of the processing system on a die. The die expansion bus couples bus subsystems of the...
8543956 Semiconductor integrated circuit and pattern layouting method for the same  
A semiconductor integrated circuit and a pattern lay-outing method for the same are disclosed, which can suppress bending or partial drop-out of a dummy pattern even when a mechanical stress acts...
8519741 Operating a programmable integrated circuit with functionally equivalent configuration bitstreams  
Approaches for operating a programmable integrated circuit (IC) are disclosed. One configuration bitstream of two or more configuration bitstreams is selected. Each configuration bitstream...
8516433 Method and system for mapping memory when selecting an electronic product  
An improved approach is described for analyzing and estimating products having arrays of uncommitted logic, and matching these products to electronic designs. The approach can be applied to any...
8502555 Method of and circuit for preventing the alteration of a stored data value  
According to an embodiment, a method of preventing the alteration of a stored data value is disclosed. The method comprises coupling a first electronic fuse to an output control circuit; coupling...
8504950 Modular array defined by standard cell logic  
Disclosed herein is an ASIC having a base array of function blocks. Each function block includes a plurality of primitive cells. Each primitive cell is defined by a component from a standard cell...
8489901 Methods and systems for secure encryption of data  
Provided is a data acquisition module. The data acquisition module includes a memory and a controller. The controller includes an encryption module configured to encrypt information written to the...