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Douglas Piasecki, James Dub Austin, Douglas Holberg, Kenneth Fernald: Method and apparatus for combining outputs of multiple DACs for increased bit resolution. Silicon Labs CP, Howison & Arnott L, September 27, 2005: US06950047 (12 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for combining outputs of multiple DACs for increased bit resolution. A method for providing an increased bit resolution to a data converter operable to convert digital information to analog values. A first current Digital-to-Analog (IDAC) converter is controlled to provide curre ...


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Douglas F Pastorello, Douglas Holberg, William Gene Durbin, Biranchinath Sahu, Golam R Chowdhury: Microcontroller unit (MCU) with power saving mode. Silicon Laboratories, Polansky & Associates P L L C, R Michael Reed, August 30, 2011: US08010819 (9 worldwide citation)

A microcontroller unit includes a processor for generating a first control signal to start a comatose mode of operation for the microcontroller unit. Control logic responsive to the first control signal generates an enable signal at a first level and the control logic is further responsive to a seco ...


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Douglas Holberg, Ka Y Leung: Gain control for delta sigma analog-to-digital converter. Silicon Labs CP, Howison & Arnott L, January 1, 2008: US07315200 (8 worldwide citation)

Gain control for delta sigma analog-to-digital converter. A method is disclosed for driving the input of an integrator in a delta-sigma converter having an amplifier with a non-inverting input, an output and a positive input connected to a reference voltage and an integration capacitor connected bet ...


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Douglas Piasecki, Douglas Holberg, Ka Y Leung, Donald E Alfano: SAR analog-to-digital converter with abort function. Silicon Labs CP, Howison & Arnott L, July 26, 2005: US06922164 (7 worldwide citation)

SAR analog-to-digital converter with abort function. A method for increasing the throughput of a data converter decision is disclosed. First, a data conversion operation is initiated to convert analog signals on an analog input on a data converter to digital data by sampling the analog signals on th ...


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Douglas Piasecki, Douglas Holberg: Precision oscillator having linbus capabilities. Silicon Laboratories, Howison & Arnott L, March 17, 2009: US07504902 (3 worldwide citation)

The integrated system on a chip with LINBUS network communication capabilities includes processing circuitry for performing predefined digital processing functionalities on the chip. A free running clock circuit generates a temperature compensated clock that does not require a synch signal from exte ...


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Douglas F Pastorello, Douglas Holberg, William Gene Durbin, Biranchinath Sahu, Golam R Chowdhury: MCU with power saving mode. Silicon Laboratories, Howison & Arnott L, October 21, 2008: US07441131 (1 worldwide citation)

A microcontroller unit includes a processor for generating a first control signal to start a comatose mode of operation for the microcontroller unit. Control logic responsive to the first control signal generates an enable signal at a first level and the control logic is further responsive to a seco ...


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Douglas F Pastorello, Douglas Holberg, William Gene Durbin, Biranchinath Sahu, Golam R Chowdhury: MCU with power saving mode. Howison & Arnott, April 5, 2007: US20070079148-A1

A microcontroller unit includes a processor for generating a first control signal to start a comatose mode of operation for the microcontroller unit. Control logic responsive to the first control signal generates an enable signal at a first level and the control logic is further responsive to a seco ...


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Douglas Holberg, Ka Y Leung: Gain control for delta sigma analog-to-digital converter. Howison & Arnott, October 6, 2005: US20050219065-A1

Gain control for delta sigma analog-to-digital converter. A method is disclosed for driving the input of an integrator in a delta-sigma converter having an amplifier with a non-inverting input, an output and a positive input connected to a reference voltage and an integration capacitor connected bet ...


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Douglas Piasecki, James Dub Austin, Douglas Holberg, Kenneth Fernald: Method and apparatus for combining outputs of multiple dacs for increased bit resolution. Howison & Arnott, October 6, 2005: US20050219093-A1

Method and apparatus for combining outputs of multiple DACs for increased bit resolution. A method for providing an increased bit resolution to a data converter operable to convert digital information to analog values. A first current Digital-to-Analog (IDAC) converter is controlled to provide curre ...