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Low Power Data Retention for CCD Memories

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069149D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Aichelmann, FJ [+details]

Abstract

In a charge-coupled device (CCD) paging storage application, volatility of data is maintained by an auxiliary power source during a break in the primary source of power. To minimize power consumption in the peripheral support circuits, the substrate bias voltage is increased.