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Power-Down Circuit for HPNP Cell

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037917D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-30

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Canada, M Hosier, PA [+details]

Abstract

The power-down circuit provides a continuously variable power down of HPN cells, independent of process variations, so that the cells can be screened for marginal defects. The circuit allows for screening AC and DC defects in HPNP cells.