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9030345 Ring oscillator circuit, A/D conversion circuit, and solid state imaging apparatus  
A ring oscillator circuit causing a pulse signal to circulate around a circle to which an even number of inverting circuits are connected in a ring, wherein one of the inverting circuits is a...
9000968 Analog-to-digital converter with clock halting circuit  
An analog to digital converter (ADC) includes a clock-halting circuit that is enabled by an externally generated trigger signal. The clock-halting circuit halts an input clock signal to the ADC...
8970417 Method for generating a digital signal  
A method is provided for generating a digital signal (DS) from an analog signal (IA, UA) generated by a frequency converter on the basis of pulse width modulation, wherein the digital signal...
8907828 Method and device for testing the material of a test object in a nondestructive manner  
A method for testing the material of a test object (8) in a nondestructive manner, said test object being moved relative to a probe (1) at a variable relative speed, comprises the following steps:...
8860598 Bit error rate timer for a dynamic latch  
A converter system, including a first converter that digitizes the a first portion of an input signal, the first converter including a comparator, a timer having a circuit structure that emulates...
8853611 System and method for a high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array  
A high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array is provided which uses periodic sampling phase domain integration techniques to accurately capture high and low intensity images. The sensor...
8847810 Pulse phase difference coding circuit  
In a pulse phase difference coding circuit, a count unit includes a plurality of partial counters connected to each other in series so that the most significant bit of an output of the previous...
8841594 Ramp signal generator and image sensor  
Disclosed are a ramp signal generator and an image sensor. The ramp signal generator includes: a comparator comparing a first bias voltage input to a first input terminal and a second bias voltage...
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...
8779960 Method for operating an electromechanical actuator  
A method is provided for operating an electromechanical actuator comprising a movable element, a position sensor for detecting the position of the movable element, a logic unit connected to the...
8742970 Analogue-to-digital converter  
An apparatus and method for regulating analogue-to-digital converters. First and second input signals are received at controlled oscillator circuitry which generates respective first and second...
8735793 System and method for a high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array  
A high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array is provided which uses phase domain integration techniques to accurately capture high and low intensity images. The sensor element of the...
8711027 Analog-to-digital converter with input voltage biasing DC level of resonant oscillator  
An analog-to-digital converter is disclosed comprising a resonant oscillator comprising an input operable to receive an analog input signal and an output operable to output an oscillating signal....
8682273 RF digital spur reduction  
Digital spur reduction in which spurs are kept outside selected channels of interest, with illustrative embodiments relating to an integrated radiofrequency transceiver circuit having digital and...
8638383 Correlated double sampling circuit and image sensor including the same  
A correlated double sampling circuit includes a delta-sigma modulator, a selection circuit, and an accumulation circuit. The delta-sigma modulator is configured to receive an input signal,...
8629793 Continuous-time delta-sigma ADC with compact structure  
A continuous-time delta-sigma Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) includes: a loop filter, for receiving and noise-shaping an analog input signal, and outputting a first loop voltage; a first...
8618972 Analog-to-digital signal conversion method and apparatus therefor  
There are provided an analog-to-digital signal conversion method and apparatus therefor, and a digital phase locked loop circuit including the same. The analog-to-digital signal conversion method...
8564465 Analog to digital conversion apparatus with a reduced number of ADCs  
An analog to digital conversion includes a multiplexor circuit for receiving analog input signals and, responsive to a select input, an analog to digital converter circuit to convert a selected...
8546738 Physical quantity distribution detector having a plurality of unit components with sensitivity to a physical quantity change of light  
A physical information acquiring method of acquiring physical information for a predetermined purpose on the basis of change information that is acquired under predetermined detection conditions...
8497794 Analog-digital converter and signal processing system  
An AD converter includes: AD conversion stages configured to generate digital data having a value corresponding to a relationship between two analog signals being input and amplifying two analog...
8476570 Solid-state image pickup device  
A solid-state image pickup device may include: an image pickup unit in which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix; a sample-and-hold unit having a switch element and a capacitance...
8471752 A/D conversion apparatus having an N-stage pulse circulating circuit  
An A/D conversion apparatus includes an N-stage pulse circulating circuit including N (N is a natural number, N≧3) inverting circuits connected in a ring shape, the inverting circuits delaying an...
8466824 Current providing system, ADC with the current providing system, and current providing method  
A current providing system, for providing an output current, which comprises: a frequency detecting circuit, for receiving at least one input signal, and for detecting a frequency of the input...
8451159 Pipelined ADC with a VCO-based stage  
A method for converting an analog signal to a digital signal is provided. Initially, a digital representation of a portion of an analog signal is generated. Residue of the analog signal is then...
8427352 A/D converter circuit including pulse circulation circuit with delay units coupled together in ring shape  
An A/D converter circuit includes first to fourth pulse circulation circuits and first and second counters and configured to provide high conversion accuracy irrespective of a temperature change....
8427242 Ultra wideband on-chip pulse generator  
A method for generating an UWB pulses based on LC oscillator topology. Fast turn on of the oscillator is achieved by creating large asymmetry in a normally symmetrical topology which is used in a...
8421663 Analog-to-digital converter comprising dual oscillators for linearity compensation  
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) is disclosed operable to convert a sensor signal to a digital value. A differential amplifier responsive to the sensor signal and a reference signal generates...
8400341 Non-uniform sampling technique using a voltage controlled oscillator  
A data converter circuit includes a non-uniform sampling circuit and a resampler circuit. The non-uniform sampling circuit includes a sampling voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) having an input...
8319676 Method and device for converting a digital input signal to an analog output signal  
A method and a device are for converting a digital input signal to an analog output signal, for example in vehicle safety systems. In the method, a first and a second pulse-width modulated signal...
8295416 Noise-canceling frequency-to-digital converters  
Methods and apparatuses for reducing noise in frequency to digital converters (FDCs). An FDC apparatus includes a first FDC, a second FDC and a combiner. The first and second FDCs are configured...
8284092 Analog/digital conversion circuit  
An analog-to-digital converter may include an annular delay circuit that includes a plurality of delay units connected in an annular shape, each of the plurality of delay units delaying a pulse...
8218656 Pulse generator for ultra-wide-band modulating systems and modulating systems using it  
A pulse generator circuit is provided. The pulse generator circuit has an input adapted to receive an input electrical quantity and an output at which an output electrical quantity is made...
8174426 Method and system for converting time intervals  
A method and a system for converting time intervals are provided. In one embodiment, the system comprises a first time-to-digital converter having a first resolution configured to convert a first...
8164318 Digital control switching power supply unit  
A digital control switching power supply unit converts an input voltage into a desired output voltage using a digitally controlled pulse width modulation (PWM) signal according to a switching...
8139621 Pulse generator for ultra-wide-band modulating systems and modulating systems using it  
A pulse generator circuit is provided. The pulse generator circuit has an input adapted to receive an input electrical quantity and an output at which an output electrical quantity is made...
8106804 Video decoder with reduced power consumption and method thereof  
A video decoder (10) with reduced power consumption includes a power management controller (45) that is operative to select one of a plurality of different power consumption states for a video...
8085325 Solid-state image pickup apparatus  
A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes: an image pickup portion in which are arranged a plurality of pixels with a photo-electric conversion element, the pixels which generate and output a...
8081101 Analog-to-digital converter using oscillators  
An apparatus is provided which has a first analog input and a second analog input. In a particular implementation, the first analog input is coupled to a first controllable oscillator and the...
8063810 Unfolding VCO-based quantization circuit  
Apparatus and methods are provided for a voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) quantization circuit. A quantization circuit comprises an input node for an input signal, a VCO quantizer coupled to...
8035076 Physical quantity distribution detector, having a plurality of unit components with sensitivity to a physical quantity change of light  
A physical information acquiring method of acquiring physical information for a predetermined purpose on the basis of change information that is acquired under predetermined detection conditions...
7999716 Analog-digital conversion circuit, timing signal generating circuit, and control device  
There are provided an analog-digital converter circuit capable of performing the same degree of operation as being performed at a high-frequency oscillation pulse using a low-frequency oscillation...
7932848 Pulse delay circuit and A/D converter including same  
The pulse delay circuit includes a plurality of delay units connected in series or in a ring, each of the delay units being constituted of at least one inverter gate circuit grounded to a ground...
7873881 Reconfigurable bit-manipulation node  
A reconfigurable bit-manipulation node is disclosed. The node includes an execution unit configured to perform a number of bit-oriented functions and a control unit configured to control the...
7869524 Pulse generator for ultra-wide-band modulating systems and modulating systems using it  
A pulse generator circuit is provided. The pulse generator circuit has an input adapted to receive an input electrical quantity and an output at which an output electrical quantity is made...
7864093 Pulse phase difference detecting circuit and A/D converter using the same  
Provided is a pulse phase difference detecting circuit including: a first delay circuit that receives a first pulse signal to output a signal obtained by delaying the first pulse signal as a...
7847233 Method and apparatus for determining changes in physical information incident on a detecting device  
There is provided a physical information acquiring method of acquiring physical information for a predetermined purpose on the basis of change information that is acquired under predetermined...
7817762 Method and apparatus for detecting leading pulse edges  
An apparatus and method for detecting leading pulse edges of a signal includes a controller, hysteresis threshold comparators and qualification timers. The controller uses the outputs from the...
7786422 System and method for a high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array  
A high dynamic range sensitive sensor element or array is provided which uses phase domain integration techniques to accurately capture high and low intensity images. The sensor element of the...
7786919 Systems and/or devices for providing an isolated analog output or analog input  
Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a method, which can comprise transmitting a recovered analog input signal to a programmable logic controller. The recovered analog input signal can be...
7782241 Signal processing method and device, and analog/digital converting device  
The first and second time-domain signals are received, and a difference between the pulse width of the first time-domain signal and the pulse width of the second time-domain signal within a unit...

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