07616027 is referenced by 29 patents and cites 137 patents.

Some embodiments of the invention provide a configurable integrated circuit (IC). The configurable IC includes first and second interconnect circuits. The first interconnect circuit has a set of input terminals, a set of output terminals, and several connection schemes for communicatively coupling the input terminal set to the output terminal set. During the operation of the IC, the second connection circuit supplies sets of configuration data to the first interconnect circuit at a particular rate for at least a particular time period. At least two supplied configuration data sets are different and configure the first interconnect circuit to use two different connection schemes that differently couple the input and output terminal sets.

Title
Configurable circuits, ICs and systems
Application Number
11/617671
Publication Number
7616027 (B2)
Application Date
December 28, 2006
Publication Date
November 10, 2009
Inventor
Steven Teig
Menlo Park
CA, US
Brad L Hutchings
Fremont
CA, US
Michael Butts
Portland
OR, US
Herman Schmit
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Adeli & Tollen
Assignee
Tabula
CA, US
IPC
H03K 19/177
H03K 19/173
H01L 25/00
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