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Power-On Bringup Circuit

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000117891D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gowda, S Kwark, Y Milshtein, M Ritter, M Rogers, D [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a scheme that is used to ensure the state of logic internal to a chip when the power is turned on. In portable applications with small form factors, the chip designs are pin limited and do not permit the use of external signals for this purpose.