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High Performance LED Driver

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053044D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
DaCosta, RE Dorler, JA Mosley, JM Walewski, LG [+details]

Abstract

Existing fiber-optic driver circuits have a delay skew due to the switching of large currents and asymmetrical transient response of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This circuit is designed to provide the fast collapse of current in a LED without benefit of an off-chip capacitor.