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Apparatus for relaying received interrupt requests
An apparatus is described which is distinguished by the fact that the apparatus does not output an interrupt request until after a plurality of interrupt...
Method and device for modulo calculation
In a data processing method, a remainder R that is produced during the division of an integer A by a prescribed integer B is calculated recursively. For this...
Low-noise amplifier circuit and a method for amplifying low-power signals
in a low-noise manner
The invention relates to a low-noise amplifier circuit and a method for amplifying low-power signals in a low-noise manner. Said signals are supplied to the...
Optimization of the operating point of power amplifiers in mobile stations
An additional control voltage is used to adjust then operating point of a power amplifier. The amplitude of the control voltage is a measure of the maximum gain...
Method and device for initializing an asynchronous latch chain
A Method for initializing an asynchronous latch chain is described, wherein data are taken over through a latch stage at the beginning of the latch chain upon a...
Method of noise cancellation in a signal generated by discrete multi-tone
modulation and circuit for carrying...
The invention relates to a method of canceling noise in a signal generated by discrete multi-tone modulation. The noise is caused primarily by the transient of a...
Fast initial acquisition and search device for a spread spectrum
A fast initial acquisition and search device for a spread spectrum communication system is disclosed herein. The search device includes a memory for storing the...
Externally clocked electrical fuse programming with asynchronous fuse
Embodiments are provided in which a method and an apparatus for sequentially programming electrical fuses are described. A fuse pointer is advanced to point to...
Random access memory with post-amble data strobe signal noise rejection
A random access memory includes a first circuit configured to receive a strobe signal and provide pulses in response to transitions in the strobe signal, and a...
Multi-pulse reset write scheme for phase-change memories
A memory cell device and method that includes a memory cell, and first and second write pulse signals. The memory cell has phase-change material capable of being...
Method for driving a switch in a power factor correction circuit and drive
A method for driving a switch in a power factor correction circuit comprises the step of generating a switch-on level of a drive signal of the switch for a...
Electronic device having a plastic housing and components of a
height-structured metallic leadframe and methods...
An electronic device has a plastic housing. The plastic housing has components of a height-structured metallic leadframe. The components are in a matrix form and...
Ferroelectric capacitor and process for its manufacture
In a capacitor and a method for its manufacture, a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer are formed such that a ferroelectric layer is situated...
Circuit arrangement comprising cascade field effect transistors
A circuit arrangement in which cascaded first and second operating transistors have gate terminals connected to an input signal and a control voltage,...
Frequency conversion circuit arrangement and mobile radio comprising said
A frequency conversion circuit arrangement is disclosed providing a complex output signal at its output. The circuit comprises two frequency mixers that are...
A line driver which is especially suitable for wirebound data transmission at high bit rates, comprising several parallel-connected driver stages (3)...
Method for setting a termination voltage and an input circuit
Input circuit and method for setting a termination voltage. One embodiment provides a method for setting a termination voltage of an input circuit of an...
Semiconductor device for adjusting threshold value shift due to short
A semiconductor device detects and adjusts leakage current dependent on threshold voltage of an integrated semiconductor device. To adjust the threshold voltage...
Mask and method for using the mask in lithographic processing
A method and mask to improve measurement of alignment marks is disclosed. An exemplary embodiment of the invention includes a resist mask with a patterned...
Substrate-based IC package
The invention relates to a substrate-based IC package that includes a substrate on which a chip is mounted with a die attach material. The substrate is provided...
Capacitor and method for producing a capacitor
A capacitor includes a semiconductor substrate in which a trench is formed through which the substrate is doped. A dielectric layer covers the surface of the...
Arrangement with image sensors
A memory transistor and a selection transistor of an image sensor are connected in series and between a bit line (B5) and a reference line (R5). A gate electrode...
Photon emitter and data transmission device
Photon emitter and data transmission device wherein a second resonator is arranged in a direction of emission of a radiation-emitting first resonator in such a...
Method for the planarization of a semiconductor structure
The invention relates to a method for the planarization of a semiconductor structure comprising a substrate, in which several sub-structures (STI; AA; AA';...
Optically and electrically programmable silicided polysilicon fuse device
A silicided polysilicon based fuse device that is programmable by optical and electrical energy in the polysilicon layer without damage to nearby structures,...
Photosensitive coating material for a substrate and process for exposing
the coated substrate
A radiation-sensitive coating material, in addition to a base polymer, has a solvent and a radiation-active substance which forms an acid on irradiation by light...
The present invention provides a process for wiring electrical contact sites, in particular on the surface of an electronic or microelectronic component, with...
Method and device for error correction of data blocks
In a method for error correcting a data signal that is transmitted via a channel and contains data blocks with associated error checking information, the data...
Method of self-repairing dynamic random access memory
A method of self-repair for a DRAM integrated circuit includes internally generating a bit pattern and writing the pattern to an array of memory cells within the...
Method, device, computer-readable storage medium and computer program
element for the computer-aided monitoring...
In the case of the method for the computer-aided monitoring of process parameters of a manufacturing process of a physical object, object data which identify the...
Fingerprint sensor with potential modulation of the ESD protective grating
The invention relates to fingerprint sensors. A fingerprint sensor has a plurality of sensor electrodes below a surface intended for contacting the underside of...
Non-linear echo cancellation in discrete multi-tone systems
A circuit arrangement for two-wire/four-wire conversion in a DMT system, which is connected to a digital reception path, a digital transmission path and also an...
Storage capacitor with high memory capacity and low surface area
A storage capacitor includes at least one first electrode adjacent to at least one second electrode, whereby a lateral capacity is formed between these...
Analogue amplifier with multiplexing capability
An analogue amplifier with multiplexing capability, without the need to incorporate a multiplexor, comprising an input port, a test input port, an output port, a...
A multiplier circuit includes a multiplier core with two cross-coupled transistor pairs. First and second signal sources are respectively driven by first and...
Semiconductor device and a method for fabricating a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device (10) includes a semiconductor component integrated in a semiconductor substrate and a conductive pad (110) arranged on top of the...
Method for production of charge-trapping memory devices
The method aims at improving the charge confinement of the memory layer at the edges facing the regions of buried bitlines. After the deposition of the memory...
Fabrication method, varactor, and integrated circuit
A method in the fabrication of an integrated bipolar circuit for forming a p/n-junction varactor is disclosed. The method featuring the steps of providing a...
Method for preventing illegitimate use of chip cards
In order to detect attempted interventions in the vicinity of a smart card, a sensor hierarchy is used. Abnormal operating states are first detected by less...
Array of synchronized memory modules
A memory apparatus includes a memory module array having several memory modules. Each memory module has a synchronization connection for receiving a...
A random access memory with a low power mode indicator. The random access memory includes a state machine for generating a power mode output signal. A power mode...
Method of optimizing the timing between signals
A method of optimizing the timing between signals to be latched and a respective latching clock signal is suggested wherein test timings are provided according...
Circuit for electronically generating a call impedance
The present invention relates to a circuit for electronically generating a call impedance in telephone terminals, comprising a call alternating voltage that may...
Reducing the crest factor of a multicarrier signal
A method for reducing the crest factor of a multi-carrier signal includes evaluating an inverse Fourier transform of the multi-carrier signal, thereby generating...
Method and device for estimating motion in a digitized image with pixels
A method and arrangement are provided for motion estimation in a digitized picture having pixels, the pixels being grouped into picture blocks. The pixels can be...
Memory arrangement for processing data, and method
The invention relates to a memory arrangement for processing data and to a method for operating this memory arrangement. The inventive method involves a control...
Device for cooling memory modules
A device for cooling memory modules can include a plurality of elements. The elements can thermal couple at least two memory modules. The device can further...
Multi-stage ADC with shared amplifier and reference voltage selection
The invention provides a clocked analog/digital converter for successive approximation which is designed using a jointly used amplifier and a dynamic range...
Differential amplifier circuit
A differential amplifier circuit has two input transistors, a load element, and a current source. A terminal for an input voltage is connected to a control...
Voltage regulator with adjustable output impedance
The invention relates to a voltage regulator having an output terminal (AK) for the provision of an output voltage and connection of a load, an output capacitor...