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Active Terminators for CMOS Drivers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036220D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Pricer, DW [+details]

Abstract

A method is shown for substituting active transistors for terminating resistors on CMOS-driven transmission lines to provide substantial benefits in data transmission rates, power dissipation, overshoot protection, and rapid dampening of transients on the lines.