Line driver circuit and method with standby mode of operation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8072834
APP PUB NO 20070140037A1
SERIAL NO

11510347

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A line driver circuit can include an integrated circuit substrate of a first conductivity type having at least a first and a second well of a second conductivity type formed therein. The second well can be coupled to a first power supply node. A first transistor can be formed in the first well having a source coupled to a first input signal node, a drain coupled to a conductive line, and a gate coupled to a second input signal node. A second transistor can have a source coupled to a second power supply node, a drain coupled to the conductive line, and a gate coupled to the second input signal node. A third transistor can be formed in the second well and have a source coupled to the first power supply node, a drain coupled to the first well, and a gate coupled to receive a mode signal.

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CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATIONSAN JOSE, CA2129

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Khamesra, Arun Bangalore, IN 3 11
Kothandaraman, Badrinarayanan Banaglore, IN 11 62

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MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. (4)
* 9570133 Local word line driver 0 2012
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TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD. (1)
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