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current source

[′kər·ənt ‚sȯrs]
(electronics)
An electronic circuit that generates a constant direct current into or out of a high-impedance output node.
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Using the open-source Liberty(TM) Composite Current Source (CCS) models, these new Library Compiler capabilities give library developers unsurpassed flexibility in delivering verified libraries at scaled voltage or temperature corners for tool flows from multiple vendors.
Liberty NCX is architected around Composite Current Source (CCS) models, the technology proven to deliver comprehensive characterization, performance and accuracy for advanced designs.
Both linear and non-linear models can be created as well as driver and receiver current source models such as Composite Current Source (CCS) and Effective Current Source Models (ECSM).
The libraries support composite current source (CCS), effective current source model (ECSM) format and are developed to give customers timing and noise enhancements in their nanometer designs.
Quartz Time also provides advanced timing capabilities, such as enhanced current source model (ECSM) support, as well as support for multi-voltage design and timing-impact analysis of voltage-drop-induced delay.
This contribution enables the OMC to build on the Effective Current Source Model (ECSM) library format standard it has developed to support timing, power, and other advanced statistical analyses.
47 percent over LIBOR is significantly lower than Fremont Financial's current source of funding.
Because Cointel has not paid dividends since 2001, Telefonica Holding's current source of cash flow is management fees indirectly received from TASA, which totaled US$12 million during 2005 and should be sufficient to meet its financial obligations.
In essence, a Source-Measure Unit acts as a voltage source with limits on current, or as a current source with limits on voltage.
Four simultaneous 24-bit Delta-Sigma A/Ds with support for IEPE inputs including 4mA current source and AC or DC sampling.
As announced last spring, Hauser has developed a method for production of taxol from yew needles and twigs from yew plantations, which are planned substitutes for the current source.

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