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Title: Systems and methods for switched-inductor integrated voltage regulators

Power controller includes an output terminal having an output voltage, at least one clock generator to generate a plurality of clock signals and a plurality of hardware phases. Each hardware phase is coupled to the at least one clock generator and the output terminal and includes a comparator. Each hardware phase is configured to receive a corresponding one of the plurality of clock signals and a reference voltage, combine the corresponding clock signal and the reference voltage to produce a reference input, generate a feedback voltage based on the output voltage, compare the reference input and the feedback voltage using the comparator and provide a comparator output to the output terminal, whereby the comparator output determines a duty cycle of the power controller. An integrated circuit including the power controller is also provided.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1413196
Assignee:
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (New York, NY) DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,843,262
Application Number:
15/182,100
Contract Number:
EE0002892
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Jun 14
Research Org:
The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

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