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1. (WO2015047230) HIGH-VOLTAGE TOLERANT INPUT VOLTAGE BUFFER CIRCUIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/047230    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/061491
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Wed Sep 25 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: H03K 19/003
H03K 19/0175
Applicants: INTEL CORPORATION
Inventors: LAU, Ker Yon
Title: HIGH-VOLTAGE TOLERANT INPUT VOLTAGE BUFFER CIRCUIT
Abstract:
Described is an apparatus comprising a first node to receive signal; a second node to provide an output signal; a voltage limiter circuit operating under a first supply voltage, the voltage limiter coupled to the first and the second nodes; and a bypass circuit operating under the first supply voltage, the bypass circuit coupled to the voltage limiter circuit and is capable of being enabled to electrically short the first node to the second node.