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Bitline structure and method for production thereof
The invention relates to a bit line structure having a surface bit line (DLx) and a buried bit line (SLx), the buried bit line (SLx) being formed in a trench...
Method of fabricating an electronic component having at least one
semiconductor chip on a circuit carrier with...
An electronic component includes at least one semiconductor chip, which has an active chip top side with contact areas and has a chip rear side arranged on a...
Power module comprising at least two substrates and method for producing
A power module and a method for producing it. The power module has a first substrate having power semiconductor chips, and a second substrate populated with...
Method for sampling phase control
Method for sampling phase control for clock and data recovery of a data signal includes sampling a received data signal with a first sampling signal comprising...
Method and circuit for digitally correcting the frequency of a signal
A method and a circuit for the digital correction of a frequency of a signal, especially for use in a transmitter/receiver circuit include rotating a signal...
Memory system with two clock lines and a memory device
The present invention relates to a memory system having a memory device with two clock lines. One embodiment of the present invention provides a memory system...
An A/D converter for converting an analog input into a binary-encoded word includes a bit-weight memory storing bit weights that include maximum, mimimum, and...
Level-shifting circuitry having "high" output impedance during disable
A level shifting circuit includes a level-shifting section responsive to an input logic signal, which varies between a first voltage level (e.g., ground) and a...
Vertical semiconductor component having a drift zone having a field
electrode, and method for fabricating such...
The invention relates to a method for fabricating a drift zone of a vertical semiconductor component and to a vertical semiconductor component having the...
Integrated circuit arrangement having capacitors and having planar
transistors and fabrication method
An integrated circuit arrangement and method of fabricating the integrated circuit arrangement is described. The integrated circuit arrangement contains an...
Method for fabricating metallic interconnects on electronic components
The invention, which relates to a method for fabricating metallic interconnects with copper-nickel-gold layer construction on electronic components, is based on...
Implantation process in semiconductor fabrication
A semiconductor device is formed by performing an amorphizing ion implantation to implant dopants of a first conductivity type into a semiconductor body. The...
The invention relates to a sensor module in a flexible housing with integrated transmission means. A possible application of such a flexible sensor module would...
Apparatus for determining the access time and/or the minimally allowable
cycle time of a memory
An apparatus for determining the access time and the minimally allowable cycle time of a memory, comprising a clock for generating a signal which stimulates...
Circuit and method for testing embedded DRAM circuits through direct
A circuit and method for testing an eDRAM through a test controller with direct access (DA) mode logic is provided. The circuit and method of the present...
Temperature sensor scheme
A temperature sensing circuit, and method of using the same. A temperature sensing circuit includes a comparator, a temperature reference circuit and trimmer....
Integrated semiconductor memory device for synchronizing a signal with a
A semiconductor memory includes a control circuit for generating an internal read command signal depending on an externally applied read command signal. A clock...
Memory circuit receivers activated by enable circuit
A memory circuit comprises an enable circuit and a receiver. The enable circuit is configured to receive an internal clock signal and provide an enable signal...
Power saving refresh scheme for DRAMs with segmented word line
Techniques and apparatus that may be utilized to reduce current consumption during refresh cycles of DRAM devices that utilize wordline segments are provided....
Test mode for detecting a floating word line
Devices and methods that allow floating word lines in memory arrays to be detected are provided. By driving local word lines from each side with divided drive...
Controlled substrate voltage for memory switches
Active control of body contacts in memory devices can provide variable substrate voltages during device operation. The body contacts can be used to adjust the...
Test data topology write to memory using latched sense amplifier data and
row address scrambling
For one or more disclosed embodiments, a test data topology may be written to memory by writing data into an initial row of memory cells. The writing of data...
Device and method for digital pulse width modulation
The present invention provides a device for digital pulse width modulation with: (a) a filter device (11) for filtering a filter input signal (10''); (b) a...
Amplitude-controlled oscillator circuit and method for operating an
amplitude-controlled oscillator circuit
An amplitude-controlled oscillator circuit includes an oscillator for providing a frequency signal having a controllable signal amplitude, a divider circuit for...
Circuit with variable capacitance and method for operating a circuit with
A circuit with variable capacitance includes a capacitance, wherein the capacitance includes a first partial capacitance and a second partial capacitance...
Magnetically lined conductors
A conductor with improved magnetic field per current ratio is disclosed. The conductor includes a magnetic liner lining a second surface and sides thereof. The...
Capacitor with electrodes made of ruthenium and method for patterning
layers made of ruthenium or ruthenium
A method for patterning layers made of ruthenium or ruthenium(IV) oxide and a capacitor comprising at least one electrode which is constructed from ruthenium or...
IC chip having a protective structure
An IC chip having a protective structure that is distributed over the semiconductor chip in such a manner that it is not possible to trigger a malfunction in the...
Photosensitive lacquer for providing a coating on a semiconductor
substrate or a mask
A photosensitive resist (100) for coating on a semiconductor substrate or a mask comprises a photo acid generator (D), a solvent (E) and at least two different...
Method for producing a spacer structure
A method for fabricating a spacer structure includes: forming a gate insulation layer having a gate deposition-inhibiting layer, a gate layer and a covering...
Method for formation of an ultra-thin film and semiconductor device
containing such a film
A method of manufacturing an ultra-thin PZT pyrochlore film comprises providing a structure comprising a base layer, and forming on the base layer, a titanium...
Connection between a semiconductor chip and an external conductor
structure and method for producing it
A conductive connection is made between a semiconductor chip and an external conductor structure. An elevation element is applied on the surface of the...
Photoresist suitable for use in 157 nm photolithography and including a
polymer based on fluorinated norbornene...
A photoresist that is suitable for use in 157 nm photolithography includes a polymer based on fluorinated norbornene derivatives.
Circuit board having an integrated circuit for high-speed data processing
Circuit board having a plurality of bus lines (6), which run on the circuit board (1) essentially parallel to a preferred direction of the circuit board (1), and...
Deactivation of transceivers to a standby state with a hot start
In a data transmission a system controller generates a deactivation signal when a data stream between a subscriber transceiver and an exchange transceiver has no...
Optoelectronic arrangement having at least one laser component, and a
method for operating a laser component
An optoelectronic arrangement includes at least one laser component. A heating device for heating the laser component up to a constant temperature is provided in...
Non-volatile semiconductor memory
A method for determining a reading voltage for reading data out of a non-volatile semiconductor memory, wherein the semiconductor memory comprises a plurality of...
Integrated circuit and method for operating an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit having at least one line pair to which a dual-rail signal is applied, a switching device, which is connected to the at least one line pair,...
Semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device comprises a temperature dependent voltage source for outputting a voltage at its output in dependence on a temperature measured in...
Phase change memory cell defined by a pattern shrink material process
One embodiment of the present invention provides a memory cell device. The memory cell device includes a first electrode, a phase-change material adjacent the...
Reflection mask for projecting a structure onto a semiconductor wafer and
method for producing the mask
A reflection mask for projecting a structure onto a semiconductor wafer contains a carrier material, a layer stack for reflecting obliquely incident light and...
System for testing an integrated circuit using multiple test modes
A system for testing an integrated circuit at a plurality of locations with a plurality of test modes includes a sequence of test-mode storage devices, each of...
Test device for dynamic memory modules
A test device for dynamic memory modules is described and has an electronic test unit for generating test signals. Accordingly, the electronic test unit has at...
Method and apparatus for calibrating data-dependent noise prediction
Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method of calibrating the parameters of a Viterbi detector 138 in which each branch metric is calculated based on noise...
Line termination device for a telephone subscriber line
In the line terminating device, which is provided for transmitting and receiving narrowband low-frequency voice signals and broadband data signals at a higher...
Flexible internal address counting method and apparatus
A method of controlling an internal address counter which provides a count used in accessing a storage cell array to provide increased flexibility in the...
Device for ESD protection of an integrated circuit
A device for ESD protection of a high frequency circuit (1) of a semiconductor device comprises first (3) and second (4) p-type and first (6) and second (5)...
Direct digital amplitude modulator
Various embodiments of a direct digital amplitude modulator (DDAM) for modulating radio frequency (RF) or intermediate frequency (IF) or baseband signal with the...
Compensation of the IQ phase asymmetry in quadrature modulation and
A simplified compensation matrix is set up for the compensation of phase errors between the I and the Q component in data transmission systems with quadrature...
Using polydentate ligands for sealing pores in low-k dielectrics
In preferred embodiments, a polydentate pore-sealing ligand is used to seal or repair pores damaged by plasma processing. The polydentate ligand includes...