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Controlled Threshold Receiver Disclosure Number: IPCOM000087721D
Original Publication Date: 1977-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-03
Document File: 2 page(s) / 25K

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Montegari, F: AUTHOR


The circuit depicted is an improved T/2/L off-chip receiver.

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Controlled Threshold Receiver

The circuit depicted is an improved T/2/L off-chip receiver.

The input threshold of the controlled threshold receiver is independent of the VVB characteristic of output transistor T3, and, therefore, does not vary with fan- out loading at the output node.

Load independence is achieved by applying a reference voltage of - VBB+VBE(T2) to the base of input transistor T1. The reference voltage is generated by R1 and diode-connected transistor T2 whose VBE characteristics match those of T1. Thus, temperature stability is also provided for the circuit threshold.


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