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Semiconductor module comprising printed circuit board and method for
producing a semiconductor module...
A semiconductor module includes a printed circuit board, a ceramic substrate and a semiconductor chip. The printed circuit board includes an insulating...
Signal transmission arrangement with a transformer and signal transmission
A signal reception arrangement includes a receiver circuit having a receiver input configured to be coupled to a secondary winding of a transformer of a first...
In one implementation an output signal of an oscillator is varied to be within a desired frequency band with respect to a reference signal, the output signal...
Speed booster for comparator
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a speed increase to a comparator circuit. An active clamp device may be positioned between an...
Calculation of MOSFET switch temperature in motor control
Systems and techniques are described for monitoring the operating temperature of one or more circuit elements, such as a metal oxide field effect transistor...
III-nitride power conversion circuit
According to an exemplary embodiment, a III-nitride power conversion circuit includes a gate driver having a plurality of cascaded inverters, each of the...
Distinguishing between overload and open load in off conditions
Techniques are described for determining whether a switch circuit experienced one of a latched overload condition and an open load with no input voltage...
System and method for a directional coupler with a combining circuit
A circuit includes a current sensing circuit comprising a current input terminal coupled to an input port, a current output terminal coupled to a transmitted...
Semiconductor devices having insulating substrates and methods of
In one embodiment, a method of forming a current sensor device includes forming a device region comprising a magnetic sensor within and/or over a semiconductor...
Body of doped semiconductor material having scattering centers of
non-doping atoms of foreign matter disposed...
A method for producing a body (1) consisting of doped semiconductor material having a defined mean free path length (lambda n) for free charge carriers (CP),...
Gallium nitride material devices and associated methods
Gallium nitride material devices and methods associated with the same. In some embodiments, the devices may be transistors which include a conductive structure...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device having a rectifying
junction at the side wall of a trench
A method for forming a field-effect semiconductor device includes: providing a wafer having a main surface and a first semiconductor layer of a first...
Electro-mechanical switching devices
A switching device includes an opening disposed in a substrate. A source is disposed adjacent the opening and has a contact surface parallel to sidewalls of the...
III-nitride semiconductor device with doped epi structures
A compound semiconductor device includes a first III-nitride buffer layer doped with carbon and/or iron, a second III-nitride buffer layer above the first...
Semiconductor device comprising a field effect transistor and method of
manufacturing the semiconductor device
A semiconductor device comprises a field effect transistor in a semiconductor substrate having a first main surface. The field effect transistor comprises a...
Mixed orientation semiconductor device and method
A method of making a semiconductor device begins with a semiconductor wafer that includes a first semiconductor layer overlying a second semiconductor layer. A...
A chip arrangement is provided. The chip arrangement includes: a first chip electrically connected to the first chip carrier top side; a second chip...
Digital sensor system
A digital sensor system includes a sensor element, an analog-to-digital converter coupled to the sensor element, and a wake-up circuit configured to activate...
Dynamically adapting device operations to handle changes in power quality
A system is described that includes a power bus, a power source configured to supply power to the power bus, and a device receiving at least some of the power...
XMR sensors with high shape anisotropy
Embodiments relate to xMR sensors having very high shape anisotropy. Embodiments also relate to novel structuring processes of xMR stacks to achieve very high...
Intelligent field shaping for magnetic speed sensors
The present disclosure provides for techniques to improve the sensitivity of magnetic sensor systems. One embodiment of a magnetic sensor system includes a...
Off-center angle measurement system
A method for measuring an angular position of a rotating shaft, the method including providing a magnetic field which rotates with the shaft about an axis of...
Hall effect sensor arrangement
A Hall effect sensor arrangement comprises at least four (2.times.n) Hall effect components (where n=integer and n.gtoreq.2), wherein the Hall effect components...
Sensor device and sensor arrangement
A sensor arrangement according to an embodiment includes a board with a plurality of conductive lines of a first type, and a plurality of conductive lines of a...
Off-axis magnetic field angle sensors
Embodiments relate to magnetic field angle sensing systems and methods. In an embodiment, a magnetic field angle sensing system configured to determine a...
Method and apparatus for failure handling of a robot
A method and apparatus for failure handling of a robot having at least a first and a second movement axis are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes...
Protected transmission of independent sensor signals
The present disclosure relates to a sensor system having a shared communication interface that transmits sensor signals having independent channel protection...
System and method for vehicle messaging using a public key infrastructure
An embodiment method for vehicle messaging includes obtaining initial trust information that includes a root public key (RPK), and obtaining a first pool of...
Method for data transmission
A method for transmitting data in a direction of transmission of a clock signal, wherein positive and negative edges of the clock signal are transmitted by...
System and method having a first and a second operating mode for driving
an electronic switch
An electronic switch is connected in series with a load dependent on an input signal. The electronic switch is operated in a first operation mode for a first...
Multiphase power converter circuit and method
A multiphase power converter circuit includes at least two single phase power converter circuits. Each single phase power converter circuit includes at least...
Power converter with reduced power consumption in standby mode
In accordance with various embodiments a converter is provided, including: a transformer comprising a primary side and a secondary side; a primary side circuit...
Method and a controller for determining a demagnetization zero current
time for a switched mode power supply
In various embodiments a method is provided for determining a demagnetization zero current time for a switched mode power supply having a transformer, a first...
System and method for suppressing a settling voltage in a switched mode
This disclosure relates to a switching power supply with regulated voltage suppression to reduce transformer audio noise. The switching power supply is operable...
Transient voltage protection circuits and devices
According to an embodiment, a transient voltage protection circuit includes a first integrated circuit including an input node, an output node, a first...
Magnet package and method for producing a magnet package
A magnet package is created, which includes a package body, wherein the package body is formed of a permanent magnetic material, and at least one electric...
A power transistor includes a number of transistor cells. Each transistor cell includes a source region, a drain region, a body region and a gate electrode....
Stacked half-bridge package
According to an exemplary embodiment, a stacked half-bridge package includes a control transistor having a control drain for connection to a high voltage input,...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
having a glass piece and a...
A semiconductor device includes a glass piece and an active semiconductor element formed in a single-crystalline semiconductor portion. The single-crystalline...
Semiconductor device comprising an oxygen diffusion barrier and
An embodiment of a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming an oxygen diffusion barrier on a first surface of a Czochralski or magnetic...
Thin substrate electrostatic chuck system and method
In various aspects of the disclosure, a semiconductor substrate processing system may include an electrostatic chuck for holding a semiconductor substrate...
The disclosure describes techniques for determining an ion concentration in a sample. According to these techniques of this disclosure, an ion concentration of...
Cavity structures for MEMS devices
Embodiments relate to MEMS devices and methods for manufacturing MEMS devices. In one embodiment, the manufacturing includes forming a monocrystalline...
Random spread spectrum modulation
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a spread spectrum clocking signal. In a frequency synthesizer, a sequence of values may be...
Various apparatuses and methods are described where a signal is amplified using a chopper amplifier arrangement, and ripples caused by said chopper amplifier...
Methods for manufacturing and operating a semiconductor device
A method for manufacturing and operating a semiconductor device is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a first capacitor node, a second capacitor node,...
Failure detection for switch devices
A device and a method for temporarily closing a switch are disclosed. In an embodiment the device includes a first switch configured to be coupled to a load and...
Semiconductor device with different contact regions
A semiconductor device includes at least one first contact region of a vertical device between a semiconductor substrate and an electrically conductive...
Semiconductor device with trench structure and methods of manufacturing
A vertical semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body having semiconductor portions of semiconductor elements of the vertical semiconductor device, a...
Passive component integrated with semiconductor device in semiconductor
According to one exemplary embodiment, a semiconductor package includes a substrate having lower and upper surfaces. The semiconductor package further includes...