level shifting

level shifting

[′lev·əl ‚shif·tiŋ]
(electronics)
Changing the logic level at the interface between two different semiconductor logic systems.
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The DA8801 integrates building blocks, such as gate drives and level shifting circuits, with 650V power switches to deliver an optimized solution that reduces power losses by up to 50 percent, with up to 94 percent power efficiency.
"Cascaded seven level inverter with reduced number of switches using level shifting PWM technique".
Different behavior of N[O.sub.2] adsorption on [(W[O.sub.3]).sub.n] (n = 2-6) has been seen in the Fermi level shifting character.
The new IC, the HDMI2C1-5DIJ, assures designers of meeting HDMI specification version 1.3, while occupying up to 70 percent less board space than an equivalent network of discrete components for ESD protection, boosting, and level shifting of HDMI control signals.
It defines logic connections between power domains and whether they can be isolated and whether they need level shifting or logic level retention if the driver power supply is removed.
Features include a 5V to 3.3V DDC and HPD level shifter, HDMI level shifting operation up to 2.5 Gbps per lane (required for 36 bit Deep Color), and integrated 50[ohm] termination resistors for AC coupled differential inputs.
* for buffering, level shifting or signal processing
The use of a diode connected transistor for the level shifting component rather than an emitter follower stage results in greater stability at high frequencies at the cost of greater noise and lower transimpedance relative to a design that uses an emitter follower circuit instead.
Interfacing the core to external devices on the pins involves level shifting circuits which incur a cost penalty due to additional process steps to have higher external voltage support.
Also its audio/received signal strength indicator outputs incorporate amplifiers with access to the feedback path to allow for level shifting and filtering.