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US-8,972,821 Encode and multiplex, register, and decode and error correction circuitry
An electronic circuit includes a microcontroller processor (410), a peripheral (420) coupled with the processor, an endian circuit (470) coupled with the...
US-8,972,810 I/O circuitry free of test clock coupled with destination/source circuitry
The present disclosure describes using the JTAG Tap's TMS and/or TCK terminals as general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) Manchester coded communication...
US-8,972,809 Test messaging and control circuitry coupled to power pad
The present disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for using a device's power and ground terminals as a test and/or debug interface for the device....
US-8,972,807 Integrated circuits capable of generating test mode control signals for scan tests
Various embodiments of methods and integrated circuits capable of generating a test mode control signal for a scan test through a scan chain (such as in an...
US-8,971,634 Approximate pyramidal search for fast displacement matching
A method for approximate pyramidal search for displacement matching is provided that includes performing a complete window-based search at a coarsest resolution...
US-8,971,464 Crest factor reduction for signals with dynamic power and frequency distribution
A method to form a CFR cancellation filter for signals with dynamic power and frequency distribution by estimating the filter at the rate required by the input...
US-8,971,455 Near-integer channel spur mitigation in a phase-locked loop
A method includes relocating, to a frequency outside a cut-off frequency of a phase-locked loop, a spur frequency component at an input of the phase-locked loop...
US-8,971,448 Layer mapping for up link single user multiple input multiple output wireless telephony
This invention is a method and an apparatus to up link transmission of data from a user equipment to a base station for single user multiple input, multiple...
US-8,971,138 Method of screening static random access memory cells for positive bias temperature instability
A method of screening complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor CMOS integrated circuits, such as integrated circuits including CMOS static random access memory...
US-8,971,084 Context protection for a column interleaved memory
A semiconductor memory cell includes a set of circuit structures, each having column input/output circuits. The semiconductor memory cell further includes a set...
US-8,971,075 Method and apparatus for generating an adaptive switching frequency for operating power factor correction circuit
A method of operating a power factor correction (PFC) circuit and a corresponding power factor correction circuit include determining an adaptive switching...
US-8,970,459 System and method for timing color presentation of an image display system
In accordance with the teachings of the present disclosure, a method and system for the timing color of an image display are provided. In one embodiment, a...
US-8,970,411 Pipelined continuous-time sigma delta modulator
Traditionally, pipelined continuous-time (CT) sigma-delta modulators (SDM) have been difficult to build due at least in part to the difficulties in calibrating...
US-8,970,300 Apparatus and method for transimpedance amplifiers with wide input current ranges
Improved preamplifier circuits for converting single-ended input current signals to differential output voltage signals, including first and second...
US-8,970,292 Universal filter implementing second-order transfer function
An apparatus includes a biquad filter having first and second lossy integrators and multiple input networks. Each lossy integrator includes an amplifier, and...
US-8,970,267 Asynchronous clock dividers to reduce on-chip variations of clock timing
This invention is a means to definitively establish the occurrence of various clock edges used in a design, balancing clock edges at various locations within an...
US-8,970,199 Electronic device and method for DC-DC conversion with variable bias current
The invention relates to an electronic device and a method for DC-DC conversion using a comparator for generating an output signal for driving a power switch of...
US-8,970,162 System and method for balancing electrical energy storage devices via differential power bus and capacitive...
System and method are provided for transferring electrical energy among multiple electrical energy storage devices via multiple differential power buses and...
US-8,970,151 Detection of back EMF in two terminal actuator
Back-emf for a motor is measured by measuring a voltage across the input terminals for a two terminal input actuator or motor when a high frequency driver...
US-8,966,647 Comparing central time stamp bits from bus and client circuitry
This invention is time stamping subsystem of an electronic apparatus. A time stamp generator generates a multibit time stamp value including a predetermined...
US-8,966,346 Apparatus and method for processing a physical layer convergence protocol header
Apparatus and method for processing a physical layer protocol convergence (PLCP) header. In one embodiment, a wireless device includes a PLCP header processor....
US-8,966,337 Powerline communication frames having CRC within header
A method of powerline communications including a first node and at least a second node on a powerline communications (PLC) channel in a PLC network. The first...
US-8,966,265 Pairwise temporal key creation for secure networks
A system and method for establishing a pairwise temporal key (PTK) between two devices based on a shared master key and using a single message authentication...
US-8,966,226 State machine for monitoring a trace port and verifying proper execution of a secure mode entry sequence...
A method and system of verifying proper execution of a secure mode entry sequence. At least some of the exemplary embodiments may be a method comprising...
US-8,965,010 Multi-stage amplifiers to reduce pop noise
An amplifier (50) for voice or audio signals, and particularly for headset applications, uses a low g.sub.m amplifier (54) for initially charging an output node...
US-8,964,918 IC first, second communication circuits each with three communication states
Data is communicated through two separate circuits or circuit groups, each having clock and mode inputs, by sequentially reversing the role of the clock and...
US-8,964,916 Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) dependent channel tracking for smart utility networks (SUN) orthogonal frequency...
An orthogonal frequency-division multiplexed (OFDM)-based receiver for channel tracking with signal-to-noise ratio dependent parameters that includes a memory;...
US-8,964,880 Reduction in power supply induced jitter on a SerDes transmitter
In an embodiment of the invention, a frequency divider in a phase-locked loop (PLL) circuit is provided power from the power supply that provides power to a...
US-8,964,877 Changing power to first transmission signals upon detecting ISM band
A method includes transmitting a first set of transmission signals over an operating frequency band. The method includes detecting if a second set of...
US-8,964,786 Communications in beacon-enabled networks
Systems and methods for designing, using, and/or implementing communications in beacon-enabled networks are described. In various implementations, these systems...
US-8,964,724 Clock synchronization and distributed guard time provisioning
Embodiments provide a method to accommodate clock drift and guard time in a distributed fashion. A first device is adapted to communicate with a second device....
US-8,964,586 Enhanced QOS support using Bluetooth low energy
Embodiments support stringent Quality of Service (QoS) requirements using adaptations to the existing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocols. In systems using an...
US-8,964,445 Ferroelectric random access memory with isolated power supply during write and write-back cycles
In an embodiment of the invention, a method is provided for isolating a ferroelectric memory from a power supply during a write-back cycle or a write cycle of...
US-8,964,294 Method for reducing speckle effect in a laser scanning display
Speckle effect in scanning display systems that employs polarized phase-coherent light is reduced by depolarizing the phase-coherent light using a depolarizer...
US-8,963,838 Enhanced projected image interface
An interactive display projection system, includes a pointing device which determines a location on the projected display indicated by the pointing device using...
US-8,963,607 DC offset correction with low frequency signal support circuits and methods
DC offset correction is provided with low frequency support. A first input terminal for receiving an input signal is selectively coupled to a resistance and a...
US-8,963,529 Transition mode charge control for a power converter
One embodiment relates to power conversion system. The system includes a converter configured to convert an input voltage to an output voltage, the converter...
US-8,963,472 Integration of spindle external sense resistor into servo IC with stable resistance control circuit
An apparatus, comprises three driver FETs coupled at their sources; note-driver circuit; a first sense FET coupled to the sources of the three driver FETs; a...
US-8,963,300 Semiconductor device with selective planished leadframe
A semiconductor device includes a leadframe, a semiconductor chip, a packaging compound. The leadframe has a pad with straps. Leads on the leadframe include...
US-8,962,419 Complementary stress memorization technique layer method
A process of forming a CMOS integrated circuit by forming a first stressor layer over two MOS transistors of opposite polarity, removing a portion of the first...
US-8,962,406 Flatband shift for improved transistor performance
An integrated circuit includes MOS and DEMOS transistors with at least one of indium, carbon, nitrogen, and a halogen dopant raising the threshold voltage of a...
US-8,962,350 Multi-step deposition of ferroelectric dielectric material
Multi-step deposition of lead-zirconium-titanate (PZT) ferroelectric material. An initial portion of the PZT material is deposited by metalorganic chemical...
US-8,959,452 Method, system and computer program product for receiving information from a user
A window is displayed on a display device. The window includes at least first and second portions thereof. In response to a user selecting the first portion of...
US-8,959,396 Commandable data register control router connected to TCK and TDI
The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for improving the operation of a TAP architecture in a device through the use of Command signal inputs to...
US-8,959,339 Method and system for preventing unauthorized processor mode switches
A system comprising a processor adapted to activate multiple security levels for the system and a monitoring device coupled to the processor and employing...
US-8,959,311 Methods and systems involving secure RAM
A system is provided that includes a processor and a random access memory (RAM) coupled to the processor. The RAM is divided into public RAM and secure RAM. The...
US-8,958,504 Carrier recovery in amplitude and phase modulated systems
A method is provided. A multi-amplitude signal is received and downconverted so as to generate I and Q signals using a local oscillator signal. The I and Q...
US-8,958,464 PHY payload over multiple tone masks using single tone mask PHY header information
A method of powerline communications (PLC) includes compiling a data frame for physical layer (PHY) by a first communications device at a first communications...
US-8,958,356 Routing protocols for power line communications (PLC)
Systems and methods for routing protocols for power line communications (PLC) are described. In some embodiments, a method may include transmitting a one-hop...
US-8,958,254 High performance two-port SRAM architecture using 8T high performance single port bit cell
An 8T memory bit cell receives a clock signal and read and write address signals. A read address latch/clock circuit receives the clock signal and the read...
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