Patent Number: 7,088,143

Title: Dynamic circuits having improved noise tolerance and method for designing same

Abstract: A number of different dynamic circuits having improved noise tolerance and a method for designing same are provided. The circuits include a power supply node and a precharge node. Keeper circuitry is connected to the nodes and has a current-voltage characteristic that exhibits a negative differential resistance property to improve noise tolerance of the circuits.

Inventors: Ding; Li (Sunnyvale, CA), Mazumder; Pinaki (Ann Arbor, MI)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of Michigan

International Classification: H03K 19/096 (20060101); H03K 19/00 (20060101); H03K 19/094 (20060101); H03K 19/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018