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A class D-amplifier which amplifies an input signal applied to an signal input of said amplifier (21) to generate an amplified signal output by an signal output...
Bandgap reference circuit
A bandgap reference circuit is proposed. To remove parasitic effects, this includes the combination of a first circuit section (1), which generates a...
Secure and fast calculating unit
The calculating unit includes a dual rail input stage, a switching stage for a bit to be calculated and an output stage for an output bit, wherein the output...
Semiconductor device with high-k dielectric layer
A semiconductor device comprises a substrate including isolation regions and active regions, and a high-k dielectric layer proximate the substrate. The high-k...
Methods of forming integrated circuit devices having metal interconnect
Methods of forming metal interconnect layers include forming an electrically insulating layer having a contact hole therein, on a semiconductor substrate and...
Configurable memory system for embedded processors
An embedded processor architecture includes a processing core with configurable memory system. Memory components can be inserted, omitted and resized in...
Method and device for the computer-aided design of a supply network
A supply network is designed for a microelectronic circuit by a method for computer-aided design, in that an outline of the microelectronic circuit is detected...
Test system and method for testing a circuit
A test-device for testing an electric circuit comprises a data stream generator for generating a first data stream to be fed to an electric circuit which...
A program-controlled unit (e.g., a microcontroller) in which trace information (e.g., selected addresses, data and/or control signals) that is processed by a...
Method to compensate for a step DC disturbance in a digital baseband
signal in a homodyne radio receiver
In a method to compensate for a step DC disturbance (1) in a baseband signal in a homodyne radio receiver, the time profile of the step DC disturbance within a...
Apparatus and method for sub-chip offset correlation in spread-spectrum
An embodiment of the present invention described in the specification and the drawings is an apparatus and method for code correlation in spread spectrum...
MRAM memory cell having a weak intrinsic anisotropic storage layer and
method of producing the same
An MRAM memory cell has a layer system of circular-disk-shaped layers. The memory cell includes two magnetic layers separated by a nonmagnetic intermediate...
Integrated memory device and method for operating the same
A memory device includes an array of memory cells that include a memory element having a non-reactive resistance whose magnitude is programmable to assume a...
Method for converting an analog input signal, and analog-to-digital
A method for converting an analog input signal into a digital value with successive approximation. A first comparison operation is provided before a first...
Digital-to-analog converter using a frequency hopping clock generator
Method and device for reducing the signal images at the output of a digital/analog converter. In a method for reducing the signal images at the output of a...
Sigma-delta converter and use thereof
A sigma-delta converter has a signal input for receiving a data word. A clock signal input is designed to supply a clock signal. The sigma-delta converter...
Apparatus and method for reducing power consumption within an oscillator
An oscillator according to the present invention reduces power consumption by enlarging the pulsewidth of an oscillator output pulse. Since this pulse disables...
Clock controller with integrated DLL and DCC
A clock controller for use with an off-chip driver and including a first delay element, a second delay element, a restore circuit, and an adjustment circuit. The...
Circuit arrangement receiving different supply voltages
A circuit arrangement (1) has a first circuit block (2) operating at a first supply voltage and a second circuit block (3) operating at a second supply voltage....
Logic basic cell, logic basic cell arrangement and logic device
A logic basic cell, a logic basic cell arrangement, and a logic device. A logic basic cell is provided for forming a logic combination of two data signals in...
Handling unit for electronic devices
A handling unit includes a frame, at least one arrangement module, and at least one chip carrier. The frame has at least one recess for the interchangeable...
Integrated circuit for regulating a voltage generator
An integrated circuit includes a voltage generator with a first controllable resistor and a second controllable resistor, through which a first input terminal...
Transistor structure with a curved channel, memory cell and memory cell
array for DRAMs, and methods for...
A transistor structure having source/drain regions arranged in a horizontal plane along an x axis has a recess structure, which separates the two source/drain...
ESD protection device
An ESD protection device for protecting a circuit against electrostatic discharges. The ESD protection device having a series circuit of N diodes, each diode...
Method and arrangement for controlling focus parameters of an exposure
A pattern can be projected on a resist film layer deposited on a semiconductor surface. The pattern can include structural elements having different feature...
Hardware circuit for the puncturing and repetitive coding of data streams,
and a method for operating the said...
An apparatus is used for outputting an input data block comprising a plurality of bits as an output data block with at least one puncturing or with at least one...
Method and auxiliary device for testing a RAM memory circuit
The testing of a RAM memory circuit containing a multiplicity of memory cells can in each case be selected in groups of n.gtoreq.1 memory cells by using an...
Method for numerically simulating an electrical circuit
A method using a computer program for numerically simulating an electrical circuit, in a computer system, having a plurality of nodes and a plurality of circuit...
Transmission arrangement with power regulation
In a transmission arrangement with power regulation, feedback from an output of a modulator to a digital signal processor is effected via a transmission power...
Implementation of a fusing scheme to allow internal voltage trimming
Methods and apparatuses for adjusting trim settings for internally generated voltages of an integrated circuit device are provided. In one embodiment the...
Method and device for testing semiconductor memory devices
A test method for a semiconductor memory device having a bidirectional data strobe terminal for a data strobe signal, and having at least one data terminal for a...
Output circuit that turns off one of a first circuit and a second circuit
An output circuit including a first circuit configured to provide a first output signal, a second circuit configured to provide a second output signal, and a...
Integrated semiconductor memory with an arrangement of nonvolatile memory
cells, and method
In integrated semiconductor memories whose stored information is represented by the magnitude of the ohmic resistance of layer stacks with a respective layer...
Phase locked loop comprising a sigma-delta modulator
The invention is directed to a phase locked loop with a .SIGMA..DELTA. modulator. A multimodulus divider in the feedback path of the PLL is actuated by the...
Test apparatus and method for testing circuit units to be tested
The invention provides a test apparatus for testing a circuit unit (101) to be tested having a test system (100), a control bus (102) for transferring control...
Semiconductor component and method for fabricating
Semiconductor components having a semiconductor body which includes a semiconductor base surface have to be sealed with a molding compound in order to protect...
Electronic module, panel having electronic modules which are to be divided
up, and process for the production...
The invention relates to an electronic module having electronic components, which are arranged in vertically staggered component layers, which are electrically...
Electronic component with a plastic package and method for production
An electronic component with a plastic package and to a method for its production, includes a semiconductor chip. An underside of the plastic package has...
Multichip module for LOC mounting and method for producing the multichip
A multichip module for leads-on-chip mounting is described. The multichip module has a lead-frame, a common, contiguous part of a wafer slice disposed in the...
Microelectronic structure having a hydrogen barrier layer
The invention relates to a microelectronic structure which provides improved protection of a hydrogen-sensitive dielectric against hydrogen contamination....
Memory module and method for operating a memory module in a data memory
Memory modules based on DDR-DRAMs are provided with a buffer and error checking module, which integrates an error data memory and a buffer/redriver functionality...
Method for measuring and compensating for skews of data transmission lines
by compensating for skew by delay...
Method for measuring and compensating skews of data transmission lines connecting at least one data transmission device with a data reception device via a...
System and method for determining the temperature of a semiconductor wafer
A system and method for determining the temperature of a semiconductor wafer at the time of thermal contact of the semiconductor wafer with a temperature sensing...
Unit for determining the sampling phase
The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for ascertaining and correcting the optimum sampling time for an oversampled input bit stream. This involves...
Calculation circuit for calculating a sampling phase error
A calculation circuit for calculating a sampling phase error is provided. According to one aspect, a calculation circuit includes a first delay element chain...
Receiver for Receiving Data Frames. According to one aspect, a receiver for receiving data frames which contain information data includes a signal input....
Method of programming of a non-volatile memory cell comprising steps of
applying constant voltage and then...
A method and arrangement are provided for programming an electrically erasable programmable read-only memory cell capable of storing at least one information...
Nonvolatile memory device for storing data and method for erasing or
programming the same
A method for erasing or programming a nonvolatile memory device comprising a memory cell, a sense amplifier, and a page memory, the method comprising the steps...
High rate coding for media noise
An apparatus has a conversion circuit, a precoder circuit, and a selection circuit. The conversion circuit converts user data b.sub.1, b.sub.2, b. . . b.sub.k to...
Clock control cell
A clock control cell for production of an output clock signal from an input clock signal has a hold element and an output stage. The hold element is preceded by...