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Merged Transistor Logic Circuit With Improved Power and Performance

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054313D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Wiedmann, SK [+details]

Abstract

One of the features of basic merged transistor logic/integrated injection logic (MTL/I/2/L) is its excellent power x delay characteristics due to the small effective node capacitance, the small logic swing (approximately equal to 0.75 V), and the low supply voltage (V(O = approximately equal to 1 V). Several l proposals have been made to further reduce the logic swing by employing additional Schottky diodes (1,2).