Patent Number: 7,102,381

Title: Adaptive termination for optimum signal detection

Abstract: An integrated circuit includes a number of terminals to transfer signals. Each of the terminals has an adjustable termination impedance. The integrated circuit also includes a control circuit coupled to the terminals to adjust the value of the termination impedance of each of the terminals to improve signal detection at the terminals.

Inventors: Chen; Feng (Portland, OR), Zhang; Qiang (Northborough, MA), Wu; Zuoguo (Marlborough, MA)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: H03K 17/16 (20060101); H03B 11/00 (20060101); H03H 9/00 (20060101); H03K 19/003 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018