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Inverted Input Push Pull Driver

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051587D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gaudenzi, GJ Reedy, DC [+details]

Abstract

The driver circuit shown is a push-pull-type driver (which may be implemented as an open collector) capable of driving loaded transmission lines (high capacitance) while limiting the output down-going dv/dt to acceptable values via the inverted mode of operation of transistor T1.