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VOLTAGE MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION EMPLOYING ACTIVE SWITCHING

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006121D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Dec-05

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Homer Webb

Abstract

Charging capacitors in parallel followed by switching them in series for voltage multiplication and conversely for voltage division usually requires the switching signal to power the charging path. This process is generally suitable only for low power applications as a result.