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5-Volt Signal Level Shifter in a 3-Volt Cmos Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037380D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Busch, RE Sartwell, AL Thoma, EP [+details]

Abstract

A means is shown for interfacing 3-volt on-chip signal levels directly to 5-volt signal levels while avoiding stress conditions and possible DC current paths.