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Active Collector Negative Pulse Protection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052916D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gaudenzi, GJ Johnson, RE Knepper, LE [+details]

Abstract

The circuit shown contains an improvement over the conventional active-collector driver with Darlington pullup. This improvement prevents negative transmission line reflections from impacting driver reliability.