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Display driving circuit and display device

Silicon Works

Display driving circuit and display device

Display driving circuit and display device

Silicon Works

Display driving circuit and display device

Display driving circuit and display device

Qualcomm

Pseudo-cml latch and divider having reduced charge sharing between output nodes

Date/App# patent app List of recent Charge Sharing-related patents
01/22/15
20150022238
 Apparatuses and methods for line charge sharing patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatuses and methods for line charge sharing
Apparatuses and methods for charge sharing, between signal lines are disclosed. An example apparatus may include first and second lines and a charge sharing circuit the charge sharing circuit may be coupled to the first line and the second line and configured to receive a first data signal and a second data signal.
Micron Technology, Inc.
01/15/15
20150015473
 Display driving circuit and display device patent thumbnailDisplay driving circuit and display device
Disclosed are a display driving circuit and a display device. The display driving circuit includes an output buffer unit that outputs a pair of pixel signals, an output switch unit that directly transfers the pair of pixel signals to a pair of output lines or transfers the pair of pixel signals to the pair of output lines such that the pair of pixel signals cross each other in correspondence with repetitive panel charging/discharging periods, and a charge sharing switch unit that controls charge sharing of the pair of output lines in correspondence with a charge sharing period between the panel charging/discharging periods, and provides a variable connection resistance value for the charge sharing.
Silicon Works Co., Ltd.
12/25/14
20140375536
 Display driving circuit and display device patent thumbnailDisplay driving circuit and display device
A display driving circuit is configured to select one of application of a pair of pixel driving signals to a pair of output terminals and charge sharing between the pair of output terminals by using charges discharged from a display panel.. .
Silicon Works Co., Ltd.
12/25/14
20140375367
 Pseudo-cml latch and divider having reduced charge sharing between output nodes patent thumbnailPseudo-cml latch and divider having reduced charge sharing between output nodes
In one example, a high-speed divider includes two identical pseudo-cml latches and four output inverters. Each latch includes a pair of cross-coupled signal holding transistors.
Qualcomm Incorporated
12/18/14
20140369146
 Systems, circuits, and methods for charge sharing patent thumbnailSystems, circuits, and methods for charge sharing
Systems, circuits, and methods are disclosed for charge sharing. In one such example system, a first line is configured to be driven to a first voltage representative of data to be placed on the first line and then precharged to a first precharge voltage.
Micron Technology, Inc.
12/18/14
20140368680
 Conversion gain modulation using charge sharing pixel patent thumbnailConversion gain modulation using charge sharing pixel
An image sensor including an array of pixel elements is operated according to two operation modes to modulate the conversion gain of the pixel to operate the image sensor based on the impinging light conditions. More specifically, an image sensor pixel element is operated in a high conversion gain mode for low light conditions and in a low conversion gain mode for bright light conditions.
Pixim, Inc.
12/11/14
20140362957
 Sampling mixer circuit and receiver patent thumbnailSampling mixer circuit and receiver
The sampling mixer circuit comprises: a clock generating circuit that outputs four-phase control signals the periods of which are in accordance with the carrier frequency of an input signal and the phases of which are different from one another; a voltage-to-current converting circuit that converts a voltage signal based on the input signal to a current signal; four-system charge sharing circuits in which the current signal as converted is input to a plurality of capacitors in accordance with the different phases based on the four-phase control signals and in which charges are exchanged among the plurality of capacitors; and a phase-to-phase capacitor that is selectively connected, on the basis of the four-phase control signals, to the respective ones of nodes, which are other than the input nodes of the current signal, in the four-system charge sharing circuits.. .
11/27/14
20140347342
 Cost effective low pin/ball count level-shifter for lcd bias applications supporting charge sharing of gate lines with perfect waveform matching patent thumbnailCost effective low pin/ball count level-shifter for lcd bias applications supporting charge sharing of gate lines with perfect waveform matching
A level shifter circuit has a plurality of channels for providing signals to a capacitive load and has circuits for sharing charge stored in the capacitive load between the channels. A first pair of channel clock generating circuits are coupled respectively to a first pair of channels.
10/30/14
20140320464
 Charge sharing  reducing power consumption and apparatuses performing the same patent thumbnailCharge sharing reducing power consumption and apparatuses performing the same
A charge sharing method, device, and system is disclosed. For example, a charge sharing method for a display driver is disclosed.
10/30/14
20140319363
 Radiation detector patent thumbnailRadiation detector
The present invention relates to radiation detector (2) comprising a radiation sensitive semiconductor element (10) generating electron-hole pairs in response to an irradiation with radiation (3), an anode electrode(20) arranged on a first surface (11) of the semiconductor element (10) facing away from the radiation, said anode electrode (20) being segmented into anode segments (21) representing anode pixels, wherein anode gaps (22) are arranged between said anode segments (21), a cathode electrode (30) arranged on a second surface (12) of the semiconductor element (10) opposite the first surface (11) and facing the radiation (3), said cathode electrode (30) being segmented into first and second cathode segments (31, 32), wherein said first cathode segments (31) are substantially arranged opposite said anode segments (21) and said second cathode segments (32) are substantially arranged opposite said anode gaps (22), and a cathode terminal (41, 42) providing electrical connections to said first cathode segments (31) and said second cathode segments (32) for coupling different electrical potentials to said first and second cathode segments (31, 32). By such an arrangement charge sharing can be effectively reduced..
10/16/14
20140306871

Dual gate driving liquid crystal display device


A dual gate driving lcd device comprises a liquid crystal panel, a gate driving module, a source driving module, and an electric charge sharing unit. The liquid crystal panel comprises several pixels.
10/16/14
20140306722

Circuit for measuring electrostatic capacity using a current source technique and circuit for measuring electrostatic capacity using same


According to the present invention, a circuit for measuring electrostatic capacity using a current source technique, which includes an external capacitor and at least one pad capacitor, comprises: a charging/discharging unit charging and discharging the at least one pad capacitor using a constant current source; and a charge sharing switching unit performing a control to share a charge between the charged or discharged pad capacitor and the external capacitor. By charging/discharging the pad capacitor using a current source and sharing the charge between the pad capacitor and the external capacitor, the advantages of a technique for using a voltage source and a conventional technique for using a current source may be combined, and their drawbacks may each be remedied..
09/18/14
20140267473

Display device and driving method thereof


An object of the invention is to provide a display device and a driving method thereof, in which uniformity of a video image displayed after charge sharing does not deteriorate. In a first horizontal period, a positive voltage and a negative voltage according to a video signal are alternately applied to source signal lines, and then, reset voltages of +5v and −5v are respectively applied to source signal lines.
09/18/14
20140266327

Method for charge sharing/reuse of electronic circuits


The present disclosure discloses methods and circuits to reduce power consumption of switching circuits comprising two or more units by applying charge sharing/reuse of capacitive loads between the units. The units are stacked in a way that, if an output potential of a unit is to be lowered and an output potential of a neighboring unit is to be lifted, a charge of the unit to be lowered is reused by transferring it to the unit to be lifted depending on input signals of the units.
09/11/14
20140253352

Semiconductor integrated circuit device


A digital-correction-type a/d converter which is a charge sharing type and performing successive approximation is realized in a small area. The a/d converter is configured with an a/d conversion unit which is a charge sharing type and performing successive approximation, a digital correction unit which receives a digital output of the a/d conversion unit and performs digital correction to the digital output, and a holding unit which holds a test signal.
08/21/14
20140236523

X-ray data processing apparatus, x-ray data processing method, and x-ray data processing program


An x-ray data processing apparatus for processing x-ray data that is obtained by simultaneously measuring x-rays of multiple wavelengths. The apparatus includes a management unit 210 to receive and manage x-ray data that is detected by a detector, a calculation unit 230 which calculates a detection amount of charge sharing events in lower energy side data caused by higher energy x-ray, based on the higher energy side data obtained using a threshold value on a higher energy side and the lower energy side data obtained using a threshold value on a lower energy side of the received x-ray data, and a correction unit 250 to reconfigure the lower energy side data using the calculated detection amount.
08/21/14
20140233773

Charge sharing analog computation circuitry and applications


In one aspect, reduced power consumption and/or circuit area of a discrete time analog signal processing module is achieved in an approach that makes use of entirely, or largely, passive charge sharing circuitry, which may include configurable (e.g., after fabrication, at runtime) multiplicative scaling stages that do not require active devices in the signal path. In some examples, multiplicative coefficients are represented digitally, and are transformed to configure the reconfigurable circuitry to achieve a linear relationship between a desired coefficient and a degree of charge transfer.
08/21/14
20140232627

Driving device for driving liquid crystal display device


The present disclosure provides a driving device for driving a liquid crystal display (lcd) device. The driving device comprises a plurality of first charge sharing switches and a plurality of second charge sharing switches.
07/31/14
20140210804

Method of dynamic charge sharing for a display device


In a method of dynamic charge sharing for a display device, it is determined whether a current line of a data driver has polarity inverted from a preceding line. Charge sharing is performed globally, if it is determined that the current line is polarity inverted from the preceding line.
07/31/14
20140210698

Driving reducing emi and device using the same


A driving method for reducing emi in a driving device includes detecting a voltage difference between a first display voltage and a second display voltage which correspond to the same pixel, for generating a detecting signal; and adjusting an operating method of a charge sharing switch utilized for performing charge sharing in the driving device according to the detecting signal.. .
06/12/14
20140160107

Charge sharing apparatus and charge sharing method


A charge sharing apparatus and a charge sharing method applied in a driving circuit of a liquid crystal display are disclosed. The driving circuit includes at least one data latch and at least one output switch.
05/29/14
20140146265

Liquid crystal display device


In a liquid crystal display device in which one pixel is divided into a plurality of sub-pixels, power consumption is reduced. A liquid crystal display device in which a pixel formation portion forming one pixel includes a first sub-pixel portion and a second sub-pixel portion is provided with a charge sharing circuit (50) for short-circuiting a cs bus line (csl1) provided for the first sub-pixel portion and a cs bus line (csl2) provided for the second sub-pixel portion to each other based on a short-circuit control signal (ctl).
04/24/14
20140111494

Self-detection charge sharing module


A self-detection charge sharing module for a liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The self-detection charge sharing module includes at least one detecting unit, for detecting a plurality of input voltages of a plurality of operational amplifiers driving a plurality of data line sand a plurality of output voltage of the plurality of data line, to generate at least one detecting result, and at least one charge sharing unit, for conducting connection between at least one first data line and at least one second data line among the plurality of data line when the at least one detecting result indicates at least one corresponding first input voltage and at least one corresponding second input voltage among the plurality of input voltage have opposite voltage variation direction and vary toward each other.
04/17/14
20140104260

Driving device and display device and driving display panel


A driving device is configured for driving a display panel and includes a data driver, a plurality of switches, and an image determiner. The switch is electrically coupled between data lines of a first data line group.
04/03/14
20140091995

Driving circuit, lcd device, and driving method


A driving circuit for a multi-subpixel charge sharing type lcd panel includes a plurality of scan lines directly driven by gate driver chips. The driving circuit further includes a compensating line, and a level conversion module coupled to the compensating line.
03/20/14
20140078129

Load driving apparatus and driving method thereof


A load driving apparatus including a first driving unit, a second driving unit, and a circuit switch module is disclosed. The first and the second driving unit are respectively disposed at a first driving channel and a second driving channel and respectively output a first driving signal and a second driving signal for driving a first load and a second load during a channel output period.
03/13/14
20140071777

Systems, circuits, and methods for charge sharing


Systems, circuits, and methods are disclosed for charge sharing. In one such example system, a first line is configured to be driven to a first voltage representative of data to be placed on the first line and then precharged to a first precharge voltage.
03/13/14
20140070870

Multipurpose half bridge signal output circuit


The present invention discloses a multipurpose half bridge signal output circuit. The multipurpose half bridge signal output circuit is capable of selectively operating under a charge sharing mode or a gate pulsing modulation mode.
03/13/14
20140070838

Charge sharing testing of through-body-vias


In accordance with one aspect of the present description, an integrated circuit die has a plurality of through-body-vias and a testing circuit on board the die which allows charges on a first and second through-body-via to redistribute between them to provide an indication whether one or both of the first and second through-body-vias has a defect. Other aspects are described..
03/06/14
20140062401

Power control electric vehicles


Electric vehicle (ev) charging apparatus and methods are described which allow the sharing of charge current between multiple vehicles connected to a single source of charging energy. In addition, this charge sharing can be performed in a grid-friendly manner by lowering current supplied to evs when necessary in order to satisfy the needs of the grid, or building operator.
01/02/14
20140003181

Memory cell with improved write margin


Described is an apparatus and system for improving write margin in memory cells. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises: a first circuit to provide a pulse signal with a width; and a second circuit to receive the pulse signal and to generate a power supply for the memory cell, wherein the second circuit to reduce a level of the power supply below a data retention voltage level of the memory cell for a time period corresponding to the width of the pulse signal.
11/28/13
20130314980

Row-decoder circuit and method with dual power systems


A spin-transfer-torque magnetic random access memory includes a dual-voltage row decoder with charge sharing for read operations. The dual-voltage row decoder with charge sharing for read operations reduces read-disturbance failure rates and provides a robust macro design with improved yields.
11/21/13
20130311413

Electronic charge sharing cmos-memristor neural circuit


Cmos-memristor circuit is constructed to behave as a trainable artificial synapse for neuromorphic hardware systems. The invention relies on the memristance of a memristor at the input side of the device to act as a reconfigurable weight that is adjusted to realize a desired function.
10/31/13
20130286739

Methods of reading memory cells


Strings of series-coupled memory cells selectively coupled to the same bit line may facilitate increased memory densities, reduced fabrication steps and faster read operations when compared to traditional memory array architectures. Reading of the memory cells may be accomplished using charge sharing techniques similar to read operations in a dram device..
10/10/13
20130265292

Apparatus for driving display panel and display device using same


An apparatus for driving a display panel includes an output terminal for outputting driving voltages to the display panel, a source driver for intermittently outputting data voltages to the driving voltage output terminal and at least one charge sharing branch connected to the driving voltage output terminal. Each of the at least one charge sharing branch includes a charge sharing capacitor and a charge sharing switch connected in series between the driving voltage output terminal and ground, enabling the accumulation and supply to the display of the necessary reverse driving voltages, from a single intermittent source driver instead of from two independently-powered opposite polarity sources..
09/26/13
20130250646

Semiconductor memory device


In a memory device having a hierarchical bit line architecture, a main memory array is divided into two sub-memory arrays. The number of sub bit lines is twice the number of main bit lines, and global data lines are formed in the same metal interconnect layer as the main bit lines, thereby reducing an increase in the number of interconnects used in a memory macro.
08/22/13
20130214761

3d-ic differential sensing and charge sharing scheme


The present invention discloses a 3d-ic differential sensing and charge sharing scheme which includes a plurality of tsvs including a first tsv and a second tsv. A tracking circuit is coupled to the first tsv.
08/15/13
20130208547

Apparatuses and methods for line charge sharing


Apparatuses and methods for charge sharing between signal lines are disclosed. An example apparatus may include first and second lines and a charge sharing circuit, the charge sharing circuit may be coupled to the first line and the second line and configured to receive a first data signal and a second data signal.
08/15/13
20130207958

Data driver and liquid crystal display device using the same


A liquid crystal display having data driving apparatus comprising first and second output switches, a charge sharing line, and first and second charge sharing switches. The first output switch switches an electrical connection between a first amplifier providing a positive gradation voltage and a first data line in response to a control signal.
08/15/13
20130207827

Charge sharing analog computation circuitry and applications


In one aspect, reduced power consumption and/or circuit area of a discrete time analog signal processing module is achieved in an approach that makes use of entirely, or largely, passive charge sharing circuitry, which may include configurable (e.g., after fabrication, at runtime) multiplicative scaling stages that do not require active devices in the signal path. In some examples, multiplicative coefficients are represented digitally, and are transformed to configure the reconfigurable circuitry to achieve a linear relationship between a desired coefficient and a degree of charge transfer.
06/27/13
20130163358

Systems, circuits, and methods for charge sharing


Systems, circuits, and methods are disclosed for charge sharing. In one such example system, a first line is configured to be driven to a first voltage representative of data to be placed on the first line and then precharged to a first precharge voltage.
06/27/13
20130161757

Cmos device for reducing charge sharing effect and fabrication method thereof


The present invention discloses a cmos device of reducing charge sharing effect and a fabrication method thereof. The present invention has an additional isolation for trapping carriers disposed right below an isolation region.
06/20/13
20130155344

Liquid crystal display having a wide viewing characteristic and capable of fast driving


A charge sharing style wide viewing liquid crystal display to which fast driving pre-charging technology may be applied to is disclosed. A charge sharing style wide viewing liquid crystal display is provided such that charge sharing is carried out between a liquid crystal capacitor and a charge sharing capacitor that correspond to the nth gate line when the mth (m≧n+2) gate line is turned on..
05/16/13
20130120349

Display device and driving the same


A display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The disclosed display device includes a display panel for displaying an image corresponding to a plurality of data signals transferred via a plurality of data lines, a data driver for driving the plurality of data lines, a timing controller for controlling driving timing of the data driver, and a charge sharing unit comprising a first charger allocated to a first data line group of the plurality of data lines, and a second charger allocated to a second data line group of the plurality of data lines, the charge sharing unit selectively performing charging and discharging operations among the first data line group, the first charger, the second data line group and the second charger under control of the timing controller..
04/25/13
20130100108

Liquid crystal display and display driving method thereof


A liquid crystal display includes a date line for transmitting a data signal, a first gate line for transmitting a first gate signal, a second gate line for transmitting a second gate signal, a first sub-pixel unit for being written to by a first sub-pixel voltage according to the data signal and the first gate signal, a second sub-pixel unit for being written to by a second sub-pixel voltage according to the data signal and the first gate signal, a third sub-pixel unit for being written to by a third sub-pixel voltage according to the data signal and the first gate signal, and a charge sharing control unit. The charge sharing control unit is utilized for controlling a charge sharing operation over the first and third sub-pixel units according to the second gate signal, thereby adjusting the first and third sub-pixel voltages..
04/04/13
20130082996

Display device and driving method thereof


A driving apparatus for a display device includes: a signal controller that generates a pre-clock signal, a charge sharing control signal and a scanning start signal; a clock signal generator that generates a clock signal swinging between a first voltage and a second voltage based on the pre-clock signal and the charge sharing control signal; and a gate driver that generates gate signals based on the scanning start signal and the clock signal, where the clock signal generator includes: a voltage generator that generates a third voltage; and a clock generator that receives one of the first to third voltages in response to the pre-clock signal and the charge sharing control signal, and outputs an output signal based on the one of the first to third voltages as the clock signal, where the third voltage is lower than the first voltage and higher than the second voltage.. .
02/14/13
20130038381

Charge pump systems with reduction in inefficiencies due to charge sharing between capacitances


Improvements in the efficiency of two charge pump designs are presented. As a charge pump switches between modes, capacitances are charged.
01/31/13
20130027283

Charge-sharing path control device for a scan driver of an lcd panel


A bidirectional switch includes a pair of transistors, with each transistor including a source connected via a degeneration resistance to a common source control node, a gate connected to a common gate control node, a drain connected to a respective channel or gate line and to a charge storage node, respectively, and a clamp diode connected between the source and the gate. This forms a single charge transfer path between gate lines sequentially activated by a scan driver of an lcd panel, and implements a charge sharing technique for reducing power dissipation..
01/24/13
20130021066

Method and driving a display device with charge sharing


A driving device for a display device is disclosed. The driving device includes a first output buffer, for generating a first source driving signal at a first output end; a second output buffer, for generating a second source driving signal at a second output end; and an electric charge storage unit, including a voltage sensing end coupled to the first output buffer and the second output buffer, for receiving and storing electric charges released by the first output buffer via the voltage sensing end when a level of the first source driving signal decreases, and for outputting the electric charges to the second output buffer via the voltage sensing end when a level of the second source driving signal increases..
01/24/13
20130020466

Conversion gain modulation using charge sharing pixel


An image sensor including an array of pixel elements is operated according to two operation modes to modulate the conversion gain of the pixel to operate the image sensor based on the impinging light conditions. More specifically, an image sensor pixel element is operated in a high conversion gain mode for low light conditions and in a low conversion gain mode for bright light conditions.


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