Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
System and method for improving signal propagation










Image Number 7 for United States Patent #6717440.

Systems and methods are provided for improving signal propagation. A repeater segments a transmission line into a first and a second line. The repeater includes an inverting amplifier and an equilibration circuit. The inverting amplifier has an input connected to the first line and an output connected to the second line. The amplifier receives and an input signal at a first logic potential and transmits an output signal at an inverted second logic potential during and an active portion of a cycle. The equilibration circuit electrically isolates the first line and the second line and shorts the first line to the second line during and an inactive portion of the cycle. Upon completion of the inactive portion of the cycle, the first line and the second line have substantially equal starting potentials between the first logic potential and the second logic potential. Setting the starting potential between the first and second logic potentials shortens the delay associated with a transition between logic potentials. Additionally, one embodiment of the equilibration circuit selectively disconnects the amplifier from the power rails.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Display screen or portion thereof with icon
Nucleic acid sequences encoding secE/sec61-gamma subunits of protein translocation complexes
Dental fillers including a phosphorus containing surface treatment, and compositions and methods thereof
Sealing member for piezoelectric resonator device, and piezoelectric resonator device
Air scent dispenser
Satellite communication network
Wine cellar alarm system
  Randomly Featured Patents
High efficiency multiple layer, all solid-state luminescent solar concentrator
Compound refrigeration system for water chilling and thermal storage
Optical scanning system
Layered electrophotographic plate having tetramethyl benzidene based disazo dye
System for assessing lachrymal fluid content of a sample pad
Thermotropic liquid-crystalline aromatic polyesters of substituted 4,4'-dihydroxy-diphenylene
Differential amplifier circuit and mixer circuit having improved linearity
Apparatus and method for retaining mirror, and mirror exchange method
Integrated cargo net for a vehicle
Method and apparatus for managing telephone number, and computer product