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DC-DC converter using internal ripple with the DCM function
A DC-DC converter, having an input voltage and an output voltage, includes an inductor and a switch switching the input voltage to an input side of the...
Power-saving mode for USB power delivery sourcing device
Methods of reducing power consumption in a USB power-delivery source device. In one such method, one or more source capabilities messages are sent by the USB...
Single inductor-multiple output DC-DC converter, method for operating the
same and electronic device comprising...
Single inductor-multiple output (SIMO) DC-DC converter, having an output node which is coupled to one side of the single inductor to receive a load current. A...
Rotational transition based clock, rotational spectroscopy cell, and
method of making same
Described examples include a millimeter wave atomic clock apparatus, chip scale vapor cell, and fabrication method in which a low pressure dipolar molecule gas...
Taps with class T0-T2, T4 capabilities and topology selection logic
Topology discovery of a target system having a plurality of components coupled with a scan topology may be performed by driving a low logic value on the data...
Tap counting circuit scan clock prime and enable prime leads
The disclosure describes novel methods and apparatuses for controlling a device's TCA circuit when the device exists in a JTAG daisy-chain arrangement with...
Integrated circuit package and method
A method of forming a packaged electronic device includes fabricating a MEMS structure, such as a BAW structure, on a first semiconductor wafer substrate;...
Broadcast multicast mode
A broadcast/multicast transmission format includes a data portion and a cyclic prefix (CP) coupled to the traffic data portion. A method and system for...
Fault detection and method of detecting faults in digital imaging systems
A method of analyzing a digital camera includes generating first image data using an image sensor in the camera. A first analysis is performed on at least one...
Cascaded buck boost DC to DC converter and controller for smooth
transition between buck mode and boost mode
Cascaded buck boost DC to DC conversion systems, controllers and methods are presented, in which a buck converter stage is pulse width modulated in a first mode...
Integration of a baritt diode
A vertically oriented BARITT diode is formed in an integrated circuit. The BARITT diode has a source proximate to the top surface of the substrate of the...
Reduced area power devices using deep trench isolation
An integrated circuit including an isolated device which is isolated with a lower buried layer combined with deep trench isolation. An upper buried layer, with...
Vertical high-voltage MOS transistor and method of forming the same
A vertical, high-voltage MOS transistor, which has a source region, a body contact region, and a number of trenches structures with field plates, and a method...
Methods and apparatus for high voltage integrated circuit capacitors
High voltage integrated circuit capacitors are disclosed. In an example arrangement, A capacitor structure includes a semiconductor substrate; a bottom plate...
Packaged device with additive substrate surface modification
A method of lead frame surface modification includes providing at least one pre-fabricated metal lead frame or package substrate (substrate) unit including a...
Method for fabricating specific termination angles in titanium tungsten
Method of forming a termination angle in a titanium tungsten layer include providing a titanium tungsten layer and applying a photo resist material to the...
Keypad with 1-bit capacitive touch sensing analog front end with sparse
A capacitive touch keypad may receive a touch by a conductive object to one or more keys of the keypad, in which the keys each have a separate capacitive key...
Interaction detection using structured light images
An apparatus and method are provided to determine the occurrence and location of an interaction with an interface, particularly with an image of a user...
Systems and methods of input power and current measurement
As disclosed herein, a PFC control device, may be used for power factor correction and for input power and current measurement simultaneously. To determine the...
TCK/TMS(C) counter circuitry with third, fourth count and reset outputs
Control events may be signaled to a target system having a plurality of components coupled to a scan path by using the clock and data signals of the scan path....
Automatic test equipment for testing an oscillating crystal and method for
operating the same
Embodiments of the invention relate to automatic test equipment for testing a circuit having an oscillating crystal and to a method for operating such automatic...
Tracking energy consumption using a boost technique
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for tracking energy consumption. An energy tracking system comprises at least one switching element, at least...
Uplink synchronization management in wireless networks
In at least some embodiments, a wireless networking system is provided. The wireless networking system includes a base-station and a plurality of user devices...
Power efficient method for Wi-Fi home automation
A method for automation and control of a wireless device in a WiFi environment. The method includes a wireless mobile device configured with a soft access point...
Phase detector and retimer for clock and data recovery circuits
A phase detector and retimer circuit that includes a retimer circuit, a phase shift circuit coupled to the retimer circuit, and an error signal generation...
Phase lock loop with dynamic lock ranges
A phase look loop (PLL) device has a dynamic lock range that is based on a temperature measured during a calibration process. The PLL device includes a...
Systems and methods for tuning an oscillator frequency
A system for tuning an oscillator frequency. The system includes a trimmed calibration circuit comprising a comparator and trimmed delay element and calibration...
Configurable analog front ends for circuits with substantially gate
enclosed inner electrode MOSFET switch
A configurable integrated circuit (IC) includes a substrate having a semiconductor surface that the IC is formed within and thereon. The IC includes a...
Adaptive blanking timer for short circuit detection
A gate driver IC for driving an NMOS transistor having a drain coupled through a load to a power supply. A gate driver output drives the gate of the NMOS...
Dual-port negative level sensitive preset data retention latch
In an embodiment of the invention, a dual-port negative level sensitive preset data retention latch contains a clocked inverter and a dual-port latch. Data is...
Dual-port negative level sensitive reset preset data retention latch
In an embodiment of the invention, a dual-port negative level sensitive reset preset data retention latch contains a clocked inverter and a dual-port latch....
System and method for harmonic suppression
A system to generate an oscillator signal. The system includes a multi-stage oscillator, where each stage generates an output. The system also includes a first...
Rail-to-rail constant transconductance differential input stage
A primary differential input pair of transistors and a secondary differential input pair of transistors are capable of operating in parallel to provide load...
Circuits and methods for driving eccentric rotating mass motors
Circuits and methods for driving ERM motors are disclosed herein. An embodiment of the circuit includes an input, wherein an input signal is receivable at the...
Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (CMUT) device with
through-substrate via (TSV)
A Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer (CMUT) device includes at least one CMUT cell including a first substrate having a top side including a...
Integrated circuit with lateral flux capacitor
An integrated circuit has a lateral flux capacitor assembly that includes a first metal layer having a capacitive portion with first and second lateral sides...
Method and nozzle for hermetically sealed packaged devices
Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) such as digital micromirror devices (DMD) are manufactured in arrays. Covers, packages, and lids are placed around each...
Illumination estimation using natural scene statistics
A method for estimating illumination of an image captured by a digital system is provided that includes computing a feature vector for the image, identifying at...
Processor with instruction variable data distribution
A vector processor includes a plurality of execution units arranged in parallel, a register file, and a plurality of load units. The register file includes a...
Tap and aux circuitry with multiplexers on TDI, TDO, AUXI/O
The present disclosure describes novel methods and apparatuses for directly accessing JTAG Tap domains that exist in a scan path of many serially connected JTAG...
Structural health monitoring system and method
A method includes: transmitting, via a signal generator, an electrical driving signal, the electrical driving signal having a mean square error; transmitting,...
Applying spatial gradient magnetic field to metallic/semiconducting SWNTs
A process of sorting metallic single wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) from semiconducting types by disposing the SWNTs in a dilute fluid, exposing the SWNTs to a...
Data and control multiplexing in PUSCH in wireless networks
Transmission of information in a wireless network is performed by allocating a channel from a transmitter to a receiver. The channel has at least one time slot...
Enabling down link reception of system and control information from
intra-frequency neighbors without gaps in...
Simplified communication between user equipment and a neighboring cell not the primary cell is achieved by restricting the transmission parameters, such as...
ID-based control unit-key fob pairing
A method for pairing a key fob with a vehicle is provided. A pairing device and a key fob execute an ID authenticated key agreement protocol based on a KFID to...
A system includes an analog-to-digital converter receiving a plurality of input signals. One particular input signal has a particular analog value and the...
Oscillator with frequency control loop
Circuitry for providing an oscillating output signal. The circuitry comprises a transconductance circuit having a first input, a second input, and an output....
Multiplexing voltages on functional input pin with pass device
A circuit includes an input pin connected to an integrated circuit (IC) that receives an input voltage that is provided to a first voltage circuit within the...
Driving crystal oscillator startup at above, below and operating frequency
A circuit includes a crystal oscillator to generate an output frequency for a circuit. A driving oscillator generates a startup signal having a driving...
Radiating sub-terahertz signal from tapered metallic waveguide into
A metallic waveguide is mounted on a multilayer substrate. The metallic waveguide has an open end formed by a top, bottom and sides configured to receive a core...