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System for evaluating a sensor signal
The inventive device for evaluating the sensor signal includes the provider for providing the sensor signal, the processor for processing the sensor signal and...
Method and a central control unit for channel switching in a packet-based
wireless communication network
In a packet-based communication network a central control unit indicates its presence on the first channel by in addition to data traffic transmits regular...
Channel CODEC processor configurable for multiple wireless communications
A reconfigurable channel CODEC (encoder and decoder) processor for a wireless communication system is disclosed. A high degree of user programmability and...
Method of making a semiconductor memory device
A method for fabricating a semiconductor memory device is described. An insulating layer is disposed on a semiconductor substrate. A matrix of semiconductor...
Dual frequency first-in-first-out structure
Techniques and circuitry for transferring data from memory arrays of a memory device to output pins via a FIFO structure are provided. Input and output stages of...
Heat sink for surface-mounted semiconductor devices
A heat sink is arranged on a main circuit board of an electronic module. The heat sink includes a three-dimensionally structured thermally conductive plate with...
Quantizer in a multilevel sigma-delta analogue/digital converter
The quantizer (2') has an input network (5) which generates N different drive signals (V.sub.ij) as a function of the quantizer input signal (V.sub.I+-V.sub.I-)....
Voltage to current converter and method for converting
A voltage to current converter comprises a signal stage (1) with a first transistor (11) and a first resistor (12). The first transistor (11) is adapted to be...
Duty cycle corrector
A duty cycle corrector comprising a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit is configured to receive a clock signal having a first phase and a...
Clock signal synchronizing device, and clock signal synchronizing method
The invention relates to a clock signal synchronizing method, and to a clock signal synchronizing device for synchronizing clock signals. In particular the...
Delta/sigma frequency discriminator
Delta/sigma frequency discriminator (1) for converting a frequency (F.sub.v) of an input signal into a digital output signal (C) comprising a frequency divider...
Semi-conductor component testing process and system for testing
The invention involves a semi-conductor component testing process, and a system for testing semi-conductor components, in which a central computer device, in...
Semiconductor component and sensor component for data transmission devices
The invention relates to a semiconductor component and a sensor component with data transmission devices, for wireless transmission the semiconductor component...
Digital magnetic storage cell device
A digital magnetic memory cell device for read and/or write operation includes a soft-magnetic read and/or write layer system and at least one hard-magnetic...
Method for matching two measurement methods for measuring structure widths
on a substrate
The invention relates to a method for matching a first measurement method for measuring structure widths of trapezoidally tapering structures on a substrate...
Method for processing a layered stack in the production of a semiconductor
A resist layer is deposited a resist layer on a first layer of a layered stack. The stack also includes a second layer below the first layer. The resist layer is...
Nitrogen rich barrier layers and methods of fabrication thereof
Methods of forming barrier layers and structures thereof are disclosed. A nitrogen rich region is formed at a top surface of a barrier layer by exposing the...
Method for producing a protection for chip edges and system for the
protection of chip edges
The invention relates to a method for producing a protection for the chip edges of electronic components that are not provided with a housing, according to which...
Semiconductor chip stack
A the semiconductor chip stack in which an intermediate space between semiconductor chips is filled at least along one edge of the upper face of a top chip by a...
Method for forming an opening in a light-absorbing layer on a mask
An opening is formed in a light-absorbing layer on a mask by applying a second resist above a first resist on the layer. A first exposure step with subsequent...
A programmable unit is described. The programmable unit has a memory device and a read protection device by which it is possible to prevent data from being read...
Apparatus and method for testing circuit units to be tested
Apparatus and Method for Testing Circuit Units To Be Tested. According to one aspect, a test apparatus for testing circuit units to be tested, includes a nominal...
Integrated module having a plurality of separate substrates
The invention relates to a module having a first integrated circuit and a second integrated circuit which are arranged on separate substrates, having a first...
Recognition of identification patterns
The invention relates to a method and to a device for identifying markers in data blocks. The method is characterized in that a number of data blocks (201a 201n)...
A program-controlled unit includes a selection device which can determine whether the program-controlled unit is to be emulated by using a first emulation unit...
Sense amplifier for eliminating leakage current due to bit line shorts
A sense amplifier comprises a transistor configured to be switched with a column select line to pass a bit line equalization voltage, an array equalize device...
Device for ESD protection of an integrated circuit
A device for ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection of a circuit of a semiconductor device comprises a field effect transistor based varistor with gate, source...
Control apparatus and method for scrambling the assignment of the
references of a quantizer in a sigma-delta...
The control apparatus (8') is used to dynamically assign N individual references to N individual comparators of a quantizer in a sigma-delta analogue/digital...
Transimpedance amplifier with a high gain/bandwidth product for conversion
of a DAC output current
The two output currents (INP, IN) which are produced by a current source digital/analog converter (DAC) are supplied to the two halves of a symmetrical...
Clock signal input/output device for correcting clock signals
The invention relates to a clock signal correction method, and to a clock signal input/output device into which a clock signal or a signal obtained therefrom is...
Charge trapping memory cell and fabrication method
A memory cell patterned as a trench transistor is provided with a first gate electrode (4) as auxiliary gate for source-side injection and a second gate...
Optoelectronic transmission and/or reception arrangement
An optoelectronic transmission and/or reception arrangement with an optical unit having a transmission component and/or a reception component, an electrical...
Housing structure of a pressure sensor apparatus and method of producing
A pressure sensor apparatus includes a reception container for receiving a pressure sensor, the reception container having an opening on one side. Furthermore,...
Electrical circuit having cooperating components
An electrical circuit including components which cooperate with each other, in which a component of the electrical circuit which is waiting for an action to be...
Interpolation filter and method for digitally interpolating a digital
The invention relates to an interpolation filter and to a method for filtering a digital input signal. The interpolation filter has an amplitude characteristic...
Device and method for checking whether a signal with a predetermined
frequency is being received
A device and method are disclosed, whereby the normally complicated and difficult frequency determination is achieved by simply arranged and executed measures,...
Electrical circuit for a directly modulated semiconductor radiation source
The invention relates to an electrical circuit for a directly modulated semiconductor radiation source having a semiconductor radiation source, to which a...
Semiconductor memory module
The invention relates to a semiconductor memory module having a plurality of memory chips arranged next to one another in a row. The memory module has a...
Integrated semiconductor circuit and method for testing the same
Integrated semiconductor circuits, in particular, dynamic random access memories include a multiplicity of generator circuits for generating internal voltage...
Redundancy circuits for semiconductor memory
A semiconductor random access memory device has an array of normal memory and an array of dummy memory cells. The array of the dummy memory cells are controlled...
Method and circuit arrangement for controlling write access to a
The invention relates to a method for controlling write access to a semiconductor memory, particularly a DDR graphics memory, in which a multiplicity of data...
Memory device having off-chip driver enable circuit and method for
reducing delays during read operations
A memory device capable of performing a read operation includes: a memory array that stores data; and off-chip drivers that supply as an output of the memory...
Method and imaging apparatus for imaging a structure onto a semiconductor
wafer by means of immersion lithography
The hydrodynamic effects--which occur during immersion lithography as a result of the movement of the semiconductor wafer--in a liquid preferably provided...
An integrated circuit includes a first and a second amplifier circuit each driven by an input signal. The first and second amplifier circuits generate a first...
The invention relates to a level converter for converting a signal (in) comprising a first voltage level (Vint) and supplied to the level converter, to a signal...
Integrated circuit package employing a heat-spreader member
An integrated circuit package is proposed in which a laminar substrate 41 is provided with an aperture 43. A heat-spreader member 1 is mounted to cover this...
Semiconductor element with improved adhesion characteristics of the
The invention relates to a semiconductor element with metallic and non-metallic surfaces, with the non-metallic surfaces of the semiconductor being provided with...
Method and apparatus for producing rectangular contact holes utilizing
side lobe formation
An array of small square contact holes, on the order of magnitude of the exposing light wavelength, are formed by selecting the partial coherence and numerical...
Device with integrated capacitance structure
The present invention relates to a device with integrated capacitance structure has at least one first and an adjacent second rewiring plane, each of which...
Repair of carbon depletion in low-k dielectric films
A method of repairing damaged low-k dielectric materials is disclosed. Plasma-based processes, which are commonly used in semiconductor device manufacturing,...