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William B Andrews, Harold Scholz, Barry K Britton: Adaptive input logic for phase adjustments. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, April 25, 2006: US07034596 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed to provide static and/or dynamic phase adjustments to a data signal relative to a clock signal. For example, the data signal may be delayed by a coarse delay and/or a fine delay to match the timing of the clock signal independently for each input path (e.g., per inp ...


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Jishnu Bhattacharjee, Debanjan Mukherjee, Abhijit Phanse: Method and apparatus for automatic gain control. Scintera Networks, MacPherson Kwok Cho & Heid, Greg J Michelson, October 4, 2005: US06952132 (9 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide automatic gain control, such as by employing analog and digital techniques. For example, overall gain may be controlled through coarse and fine control signals provided to gain stages, with the overall gain monitored via a power detector circuit.


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David A Gradl: Shared transmission line communication system and method. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, January 11, 2005: US06842037 (8 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing a transmission line among different interface technologies. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, two different high-speed differential interface technologies (CML and LVDS) share a communication channel.


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Louis De La Cruz, Christopher Hume, Allen White: Dynamic gain adjustment systems and methods for metastability resistance. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, February 14, 2006: US06998896 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide metastability-resistant techniques. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a flip flop is disclosed having a dynamic gain skewed to provide metastability resistance.


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Stewart Logie, Farrokh Kia Omid Zohoor, Nui Chong: Electrostatic discharge simulation. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, April 4, 2006: US07024646 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide electrostatic discharge simulation techniques. For example, a method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention provides a simulation of electrostatic discharge in integrated circuits. The method may allow for the design of protection circuits and simulatin ...


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Bill Terre, Joseph Kostrzewa, Jan Erik Källhammer, Tobias Höglund: Infrared camera systems and methods. Flir Systems, Autoliv Development, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, March 4, 2008: US07340162 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide infrared camera techniques that may improve image quality or infrared camera performance over a range of varying conditions. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a system is disclosed that transforms data provided by an infrared camera b ...


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Mark A Lundgren, Jean J Dolne: Phase diversity ranging sensor. The Boeing Company, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, July 8, 2008: US07397540 (7 worldwide citation)

A system to determine the distance to an object includes one or more aberrating elements to introduce aberration into light from the object. Image data is obtained at two different focus conditions, and used to determine the object distance.


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Larry R Fenstermaker, Zheng Chen, Gregory S Cartney: Bi-directional buffering for memory data lines. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, April 19, 2005: US06882555 (7 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for implementing configuration memory on a programmable logic device. For example, in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, bi-directional buffers are implemented between sections of a column of memory. The buffers may provide buffering for data l ...


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Yongmin Ge, Ming Qu, Zhengyu Yuan: Data transmission synchronization. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, December 30, 2008: US07471752 (6 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide synchronization techniques across a number of communication channels. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a synchronization scheme is disclosed for synchronizing across multiple data transmission channels, with each transmission channel ...


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Hemanshu T Vernenker, Margaret C Tait, Allen White: Sense amplifier timing. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, MacPherson Kwok Chen & Heid, Greg J Michelson, February 13, 2007: US07177207 (6 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods provide sense amplifier timing techniques. For example, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an integrated circuit includes a plurality of memory cells and a sense amplifier that provides a sense amplifier output signal based on data provided by the pluralit ...