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Bootstrapped Decoder Circuit for Low Supply Voltage Applications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049288D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Gabric, JA [+details]

Abstract

This bootstrapped decode driver circuit includes a variable isolation device control voltage to enable the gates of output drivers to be precharged to the drain supply voltage while minimizing driver circuit area and parasitic capacitance. The driver includes a reference voltage generating circuit which includes a single depletion-mode device responsive to a non-critical timing pulse.