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Over-current detection for bus line drivers
An electrical circuit for driving a bus is described that includes at least one branch coupled to at least one signal line at a termination of the bus and a...
Method of detecting bit errors, an electronic circuit for detecting bit
errors, and a data storage device
A method of detecting bit errors in a data storage device is provided, which includes comparing a first bit sequence accessed during a read out operation of the...
Method and system for fault containment
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for error containment in a system comprising detecting an error by processing an input signal by multiple processing...
Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to an infrared (IR) opto-electronic sensor having a silicon waveguide implemented on a single silicon...
Adjustable internal gate resistor
The disclosure describes a method for controlling a voltage that is applied to a voltage controlled circuit element. In one example, the method includes...
System and method for high input capacitive signal amplifier
In accordance with an embodiment, a method includes determining an amplitude of an input signal provided by a capacitive signal source, compressing the input...
Noise-tolerant active clamp with ESD protection capability in power up
A circuit is described comprising electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuitry, keep-off circuitry and ESD detection circuitry. When the ESD detection...
IGBT module and a circuit
An IGBT module is provided. The IGBT module has at least a first individual IGBT with a first softness during switching-off the IGBT module, and at least a...
Method of manufacturing HEMTs with an integrated Schottky diode
A method of manufacturing a transistor device includes forming a compound semiconductor material on a semiconductor carrier, forming a source region and a drain...
Vertical semiconductor device having semiconductor mesas with side walls
and a PN-junction extending between...
A vertical semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body having a backside and extending, in a peripheral area and in a vertical direction substantially...
Semiconductor component having a dopant region formed by a dopant composed
of an oxygen/vacancy complex
A semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body having a first side and a second side opposite the first side. In the semiconductor body, a dopant...
Semiconductor body with a buried material layer and method
One aspect includes a method for forming a buried material layer in a semiconductor body, including providing a semiconductor body having a first side and...
Silicon carbide device and a method for manufacturing a silicon carbide
A silicon carbide device includes an epitaxial silicon carbide layer including a first conductivity type and a buried lateral silicon carbide edge termination...
Method for manufacturing a chip arrangement
A method for manufacturing a chip arrangement, including disposing a chip over a carrier, wherein the bottom side of the chip is electrically connected to the...
Method for processing a carrier
A method for processing a carrier may include: forming a plurality of structure elements at least one of over and in a carrier, wherein at least two adjacent...
Memory device and method for putting a memory cell into a state with a
reduced leakage current consumption
In various embodiments, a memory device includes at least one memory cell and at least one virtual supply line coupled to the at least one memory cell. The...
RFID apparatus, RFID reader, portion hot-drinks machine and system
In various embodiments, a Radio Frequency Identification apparatus includes a coupling body having a metal material and a transponder chip configured to...
Configurable slope temperature sensor
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a configurable slope of a voltage response of a bandgap-based temperature sensor circuit. The...
Magnetic field sensor having XMR elements in a full bridge circuit having
diagonal elements sharing a same...
Embodiments of the present invention provide a magnetic field sensor. The magnetic field sensor includes at least four XMR elements connected in a full bridge...
Method and device for determining test sets of operating parameter values
for an electronic component
A method for determining test sets of operating parameter values for an electronic component, the method including: determining a first set of intermediate...
Stress compensation systems and methods in differential sensors
Embodiments relate to stress compensation in differential sensors. In an embodiment, instead of compensating for stress on each sensor element independently,...
Embodiments of the present invention provide a chuck system for handling a wafer that comprises a first and a second main surface. The chuck system includes a...
MEMS device and method of making a MEMS device
A MEMS device and a method of making a MEMS device are disclosed. In one embodiment a semiconductor device comprises a substrate, a moveable electrode and a...
Driver circuit for efficiently driving a large number of LEDs
A circuit can be used for controlling a plurality of LEDs coupled in series. A switching converter operates as a current source coupled to the plurality of LEDs...
Systems and methods for device and data authentication
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for authenticating devices and securing data. In embodiments, a session key for securing data between two devices can...
In accordance with various embodiments, a circuit is provided, including an output node, a first potential varying stage, which is designed to couple the output...
Floating bias generator
In various embodiments a circuit is provided which may include a node at which a circuit potential may be provided; an alternating voltage providing circuit...
Stress-reduced field-effect semiconductor device and method for forming
A field-effect semiconductor device is provided. The field-effect semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body with a first surface defining a vertical...
Smart semiconductor switch
A semiconductor device comprises semiconductor substrate including vertical transistor and with dopants of a first type. Each transistor cell of transistor has...
Smart semiconductor switch
A semiconductor device comprises a semiconductor substrate doped with dopants of a first type and a vertical transistor composed of one or more transistor...
Integrated III-nitride D-mode HFET with cascoded pair half bridge
There are disclosed herein various implementations of a group III-V power conversion circuit including a monolithically integrated half bridge having a...
Semiconductor component with transistor
One aspect relates to a semiconductor component with a semiconductor body, a first main contact pad, a second main contact pad, a normally-on first transistor...
Electronic device and method for fabricating an electronic device
An embodiment electronic device comprises a semiconductor chip including a first main face, a second main face and side faces each connecting the first main...
Method for processing a substrate and a method of process screening for
According to various embodiments, a method for processing a substrate may include: forming a dielectric layer over the substrate, the dielectric layer may...
Singulation through a masking structure surrounding expitaxial regions
In one embodiment, the semiconductor die includes a selective epitaxial layer including device regions, and a masking structure disposed around sidewalls of the...
Method for manufacturing a semiconductor substrate, and method for
manufacturing semiconductor devices...
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor substrate includes providing a semiconductor wafer having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first...
Insulation structure formed in a semiconductor substrate and method for
forming an insulation structure
A method for forming an insulation structure in a semiconductor body includes forming a trench extending from a first surface into a semiconductor body, the...
Marker programming in non-volatile memories
A method and a memory controller for accessing a non-volatile memory are disclosed. The method includes reading a first memory region of the non-volatile...
Dual mode low-dropout linear regulator
In one example, a method includes operating an LDO regulator system in one of a voltage regulation mode or a power balancing mode. The method further includes...
Sensor offset error compensation systems and methods using a correction
Embodiments relate to reducing offset error in sensor systems. In embodiments, the sensitivity and offset of a sensor depend differently on some parameter, e.g....
Opitical detector with adjustable spectral response
An optical detector includes a first set of one or more photodiodes configured to generate a first photocurrent according to a first spectral response function...
Universal solenoid driver
A device may include a driver integrated circuit (IC) comprising a first control unit and a second control unit, a first solenoid that is electrically coupled...
Power semiconductor module
MEMS device and method of manufacturing a MEMS device
A method for manufacturing a MEMS device is disclosed. Moreover a MEMS device and a module including a MEMS device are disclosed. An embodiment includes a...
Sound transducer with interdigitated first and second sets of comb fingers
A sound transducer includes a substrate with a cavity with extending from a first surface of the substrate, a body at least partially covering the cavity and...
Power converter circuit with AC output
A power converter circuit includes a synchronization circuit configured to generate at least one synchronization signal. A series circuit includes a number of...
System and method for providing active power balancing
According to one embodiment, a system for actively balancing power between several power units is disclosed. Each of the power units includes a corresponding...
A semiconductor device includes a transistor formed in a semiconductor substrate including a main surface. The transistor includes a source region, a drain...
Semiconductor device including a diode arranged in a trench
One embodiment of an integrated circuit includes a semiconductor body. In the semiconductor body a first trench region extends into the semiconductor body from...
Field-effect device and manufacturing method thereof
Embodiments relate to a field-effect device that includes a body region, a first source/drain region of a first conductivity type, a second source/drain region,...