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High-speed CMOS serial link circuit design
Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland
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Professional Associations:  IEEE, Senior Member


2014



High-speed driver circuit
Christian I Menolfi, Thomas H Toifl
US Patent 8,749,268


Clock feathered slew rate control system
Marcel A Kossel, Michael A Sorna, Thomas H Toifl, Glen A Wiedemeier
US Patent 8,674,737


2013

Duty cycle adjustment circuit
Juergen Hertle, Christian I Menolfi, Thomas H Toifl
US Patent 8,536,917

Coupling system for data receivers
Troy J Beukema, Gautam Gangasani, Thomas H Toifl
US Patent 8,599,966

ANALOG-DIGITAL CONVERTER
Lukas Kull
US Patent 20,130,002,468


2012

Receiver with four-slice decision feedback equalizer
Pier A Francese, Christian I Menolfi, Thomas H Toifl
US Patent App. 13/486,644

Feed-forward equalization in a receiver
Pier Andrea Francese, Thomas Toifl
US Patent App. 13/663,768

Pipelining and Sub-Rate Operation for Memory Links
M.A. Kossel, T.H. Toifl
US Patent 20,120,243,599

Low jitter communication system
C.I. Menolfi, M.L. Schmatz, T.H. Toifl
US Patent 8,170,157



2011



Systems and arrangements for clock and data recovery in communications
H.C. Cranford Jr, D.J. Friedman, M. Meghelli, T.H. Toifl, others
US Patent 7,983,368



2010

Method for on-chip diagnostic testing and checking of receiver margins
H.C. Cranford Jr, D.J. Friedman, M. Meghelli, T.H. Toifl, others
US Patent 7,721,134

Driver circuit
H.C. Cranford Jr, C.I. Menolfi, M.L. Schmatz, T.H. Toifl
US Patent 7,692,447

Multiphase signal generator
C.I. Menolfi, M.L. Schmatz, T.H. Toifl
US Patent 7,679,459

Phase locked loop apparatus with adjustable phase shift
C.I. Menolfi, T.H. Toifl, others
US Patent 7,724,862


2009

SYSTEMS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR A PHASE FREQUENCY DETECTOR
H. Cranford Jr, T. Toifl, M. Kossel
EP Patent 2,080,267


SYSTEMS AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR CONTROLLING PHASE LOCKED LOOP
H. Cranford Jr, T. Toifl, M. Kossel
EP Patent 2,080,268

Current-integrating amplifier
Christoph Hagleitner, Christian I Menolfi, Thomas H Toifl
US Patent 7,521,992




2008



2007



2006

Integrated line driver
C.I. Menolfi, T.H. Toifl, M.L. Schmatz
US Patent 7,106,104

Systems and Arrangements for Controlling a Phase Locked Loop
H.C. Cranford, M.A. Kossel, T.H. Toifl
US Patent App. 11/558,108

Systems and Arrangements for Controlling an Impedance on a Transmission Path
H.C. Cranford, D.J. Friedman, J.S. Mason, M.L. Schmatz, M.A. Sorna, T.H. Toifl
US Patent App. 11/557,676