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Method and apparatus for current-output peak detection

United States Patent

9,551,734
January 24, 2017
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A method and apparatus for a current-output peak detector. A current-output peak detector circuit is disclosed and works in two phases. The peak detector circuit includes switches to switch the peak detector circuit from the first phase to the second phase upon detection of the peak voltage of an input voltage signal. The peak detector generates a current output with a high degree of accuracy in the second phase.
De Geronimo; Gianluigi (Syosset, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
14/ 702,075
May 1, 2015
This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-ACO2-98CH10886 and DE-SC0012704 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.