Charge pump for low power consumption apparatus and associated methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9979282
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14869904

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An apparatus includes a first set of circuits adapted to operate in a first mode of operation of the apparatus. The apparatus further includes a second set of circuits adapted to operate in a second mode of operation of the apparatus, where a power consumption of the apparatus is lower in the second mode of operation of the apparatus than in the first mode of operation of the apparatus. The apparatus also includes a charge pump adapted to convert a first supply voltage of the apparatus to a second supply voltage, and the second supply voltage powers the second set of circuits.

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SILICON LABORATORIES INCAUSTIN TX

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Fernald, Kenneth W Austin, US 75 857

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