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System and method to predict the state of a process controller in a
semiconductor manufacturing facility
The disclosed system and method relates to the prediction of processing tool control parameters, i.e. controller state, for a particular processing tool, which...
Method for determining field strength
The document specifies a method for determining field strength which can be used in mobile radio systems, such as Bluetooth. The principle proposed involves...
Receiver circuit, particularly for mobile radio
In a receiver circuit for demodulating a high-frequency signal, a limiting amplifier stage with a downstream sigma-delta converter is connected in series with a...
Line driver for digital signal transmission
In a line driver an input current (IINN) feeds a node (K1) which is connected to an input on an amplifier (OTA1). A further input on the amplifier (OTA1) has a...
Integrated semiconductor memory with sense amplifier
An integrated semiconductor memory includes a sense amplifier with a first subamplifier for driving memory cells of a first memory cell array and a second...
Circuit arrangement for the delay adjustment of analog-to-digital
converters operating in a temporally offset...
Circuit arrangement (1) for the delay adjustment of analog-to-digital converters (4-1, . . . 4-N, 504) operating in a temporally offset manner, having at least...
Interface circuit for connecting to an output of a frequency converter
In an interface circuit for connection to an output of a frequency converter, at least two current paths are coupled to one another in parallel. Each current...
Arrangement and method for controlling an amplifier circuit corresponding
to energy uptake in the amplifier circuit
An amplifier circuit (1) is disclosed, wherein with a view to reducing the leakage power of the amplifier circuit (1) a current path (6) is provided between a...
Integratable, controllable delay device, use of a delay device, as well as
an integratable multiplexer for use...
A delay device has series-connected multiplexers in a differential form. First connections of the multiplexers are connected to the output of an upstream...
Circuit configuration having a load transistor and a current measuring
configuration, method for ascertaining...
A circuit configuration has a load transistor and a current measuring configuration. A method ascertains a load current through a load transistor. The circuit...
Semiconductor device testing apparatus, semiconductor device testing
system, and semiconductor device testing...
The disclosure relates to a semiconductor device testing apparatus, a semiconductor device testing system, and a semiconductor device testing method, in...
Integrated semiconductor circuit with an electrically programmable
The invention relates to a semiconductor circuit (20) having an electrically programmable switching element (10), an "antifuse", which includes a substrate...
Compensation component and process for producing the component
A compensation component and a process for production thereof includes a semiconductor body having first and second electrodes, a drift zone disposed...
Test structure for a single-sided buried strap DRAM memory cell array
A test structure for determining the electrical properties of a memory cell in a matrix-like cell array constructed on the basis of the single-sided buried strap...
Bis-o-nitrophenols derivatives and poly-o-hydroxyamides, polybenzoxazoles,
materials, and microelectronic...
Materials for dielectrics and/or buffer layers in microelectronics utilize polymers can be based on bis-o-nitrophenols. The bis-o-nitrophenols carry a...
Dual damascene structure and method
A dual damascene structure and method of fabrication thereof. An insulating layer comprises a first dielectric material and a second dielectric material, the...
Inclusion of low-k dielectric material between bit lines
Low-k dielectric materials are incorporated as an insulator material between bit lines and an inter-level dielectric material. The device is first processed in a...
Air gaps between conductive lines for reduced RC delay of integrated
Methods of forming air gaps or porous dielectric materials between interconnects of integrated circuits and structures thereof. Air gaps or highly porous...
Method for fabricating a self-aligning mask
A description is given of a method for a selective masking of a structure with a small structure surface with respect to a structure with a larger structure...
Method for producing an optical emission module having at least two
vertically emitting lasers
A method for producing an emission module having at least two vertically emitting lasers in which an optically active laser layer is arranged on a substrate and...
Method of producing conductive or semiconducting structured polymers
A photoresist layer is applied to the surface of a substrate. The photoresist layer is exposed and then developed, to form a structured polymer. A solution is...
Resist for photolithography having reactive groups for subsequent
modification of the resist structures
A photoresist contains a polymer that has no silicon-containing groups. Consequently, no expulsion of silicon-containing compounds in gaseous form occurs on...
Pressure sensor and method for detecting an effective pressure
A pressure sensor for detecting an effective pressure comprises a first pressure detection means for providing a first pressure measurement signal and a second...
Method for communicating a measuring position of a structural element that
is to be formed on a mask
A measuring position for finding a structural element for measuring a characteristic dimension, for instance, the critical dimension CD, which element is about...
Method for the defect analysis of memory modules
A computer system has at least one data defect memory, at least one address defect memory and also a test program. The computer system is connected to a memory...
Method and apparatus for internally trimming output drivers and
terminations in semiconductor devices
To trim interface devices on semiconductor devices, such as trimmable output drivers and terminations, a measurement current produced in the test apparatus is...
Programmable unit with a stack buffer storage device configurable into
discrete shadow storage elements...
A programmable unit includes a command execution unit for carrying out commands, a memory device for storing data required for command execution and data emitted...
Apparatus and method for determining a physical address from a virtual
address by using a hierarchical mapping...
A method for determining a physical address from a virtual address, wherein a mapping regulation between the virtual address and the physical address is...
Multichip package with clock frequency adjustment
One embodiment of the present invention provides a multi-chip package including a logic device providing a clock signal having a frequency and a memory device....
Datastream transmitters for discrete multitone systems
A method for transmitting an analog datastream includes coding data input into a data input device. The resulting coded data is assembled into coded data blocks....
Broadband network access device for voice data transmission
In the broadband network access device for transmitting narrowband, low-frequency voice signals and broadband, higher-frequency data signals, the voice data is...
Memory having internal column counter for compression test mode
A memory circuit comprises a memory and an internal column counter for a read sequence in a compression test mode of the memory. The memory comprises an array of...
Circuit and method for refreshing memory cells of a dynamic memory
A circuit for refreshing memory cells of a dynamic memory contains a refresh control circuit for driving a memory cell array for accessing memory cells of the...
Input circuit having updated output signal synchronized to clock signal
An input circuit including a first circuit, a second circuit, and a third circuit. The first circuit is configured to receive a first signal and a second signal...
Integrated circuit having an input circuit
An integrated circuit, in particular an integrated memory circuit, has an input circuit for the purpose of receiving a signal. The input circuit has an...
Oscillator with temperature control
An oscillator circuit includes a capacitor device, a current source for supplying a current to the capacitor device, a reference voltage, and a control circuit....
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...
Method and device for producing delayed signals
In order to generate an output signal delayed compared to an input signal and with a defined mark-to-space ratio, it is useful to produce at least first and...
Latch or phase detector device
The invention relates to a circuit device, into which a first signal and a second signal are input, wherein a first switching array is provided, by means of...
Semiconductor device and production process
An ohmic resistance is present between two parts of a conductor layer so that the size of the ohmic resistance can be ascertained and/or a semiconductor region...
Capacitor having a barrier layer made of a transition metal phosphide,
arsenide or sulfide
The capacitor has a capacitor dielectric formed, in particular, as a high-.quadrature.-dielectrical or ferroelectrical layer. A barrier layer is formed of a...
Back end interconnect with a shaped interface
An interconnect structure in the back end of the line of an integrated circuit forms contacts between successive layers by removing material in the top surface...
Method of fabricating a bottle trench and a bottle trench capacitor
A method of fabricating a bottle trench and a bottle trench capacitor. The method including: providing a substrate; forming a trench in the substrate, the trench...
Deep trench capacitor with buried plate electrode and isolation collar
A deep trench capacitor used in a trench DRAM includes a buried plate and an isolation collar. The deep trench is bottle-shaped, and the isolation collar is...
Method for generating an electrical contact with buried track conductors
A semiconductor structure 300 comprises a plurality of first track conductors 303, a plurality of second track conductors 304, which are insulated with respect...
Method for fabricating a memory cell
The invention provides a method for fabricating a memory cell for storing electric charge, which has a substrate (101), which forms a first electrode, a...
Method of fabricating an interconnection for chip sandwich arrangements
The invention relates to an interconnection for chip sandwich structures by means of which chips can be electrically and mechanically connected to one another...
Bidirectional optical transmitting and receiving module
A bidirectional optical transmitting and receiving module for connection to an optical waveguide, having an optical receiving device and an optical transmitting...
Apparatus and method for detecting a tire deformation of a vehicle tire
An apparatus for detecting a tire deformation of a vehicle tire includes a tire pressure sensor for sensing a tire pressure, a signal processor configured to...
Data generator for generating test data for word-oriented semiconductor
A data generator for generating test data for a word-oriented semiconductor memory is integrated on a semiconductor chip of the semiconductor memory. The data...