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DC-DC converter with stabilized output voltage
A DC-DC converter is provided with a series circuit formed by an inductor and a capacitor, an output voltage for a load being tapped off across the capacitor and...
The invention relates to an FBGA arrangement, comprising a substrate on which at least one chip is chip-bonded face-down, which has a central row of bonding pads...
Semiconductor component arrangement with a reduced oscillation tendency
The present invention relates to a circuit assembly with at least two semiconductor components, each having terminals, whereby at least one terminal of the first...
Arrangement of microstructures
A method referred to as a "cellular damascene method" utilizes a multiplicity of regularly arranged closed cavities referred to as "cells", which are produced in...
Differential transistor pair
A differential transistor pair comprises a plurality of transistor cells in a substrate. Each cell comprises first drain regions at the respective edge of the...
Protection structure for protection from electrostatic discharge and
An ESD protection structure for protecting an integrated circuit from electrostatic discharge, having a bipolar protection element, whose emitter is formed by an...
Resistive memory element
An electrically operated, resistive memory element includes a volume of resistive memory material, adapted to be switched between different detectable resistive...
Construction and electrical connection technique in textile structures
Method for electrically connecting an electrical conductor to an electronic component including the steps of providing a textile material in which at least one...
Microelectronic process and structure
The present invention relates to a process for integrating air as dielectric in semiconductor devices, comprising the steps of: a. applying a layer of a...
Method to manufacture high voltage MOS transistor by ion implantation
A method for fabrication of a high-voltage, high-frequency MOS-transistor combines a deep n-well and a p-well process and the formation of an extended drain...
Method for connecting an integrated circuit to a substrate and
An integrated circuit, in particular from a chip, a wafer or a hybrid, to a substrate. A package is provided for the integrated circuit, which has a connection...
PVD method and PVD apparatus
A PVD method and a PVD apparatus use a rotating magnetic field in order to increase the yield. The magnetic field is provided such that it essentially vanishes,...
Method for testing memory units to be tested and test device
The invention provides a method for testing a memory unit (113) to be tested in a test device (100), the memory unit (113) to be tested being introduced into the...
Device and method for associating information concerning memory cells of a
memory with an external memory
In a device and a method associating information concerning first memory cells and second memory cells of a memory element with an external memory, with each...
Method for operating a microprocessor configuration and microprocessor
A microprocessor configuration includes a central control and processing unit, a bus having a bus state line and data/address lines, and units connected to the...
A phase-locked loop is described and has a phase detector that provides at its output per clock cycle a current pulse whose pulse duration is a measure of a...
Method for operating a switching system for data packets
A method for operating a switching system for data packets includes providing a switching system having inputs and outputs, temporarily storing data packets at...
Making contact with semiconductor chips in chip cards
A chip card having a chip card body, a semiconductor chip and a carrier substrate, the carrier substrate being provided on both sides with surface contacts and...
Voltage protection circuit
A voltage protection circuit for a terminal of an electronic device, for example the TIP and RING lines of a linecard, is provided. The voltage protection...
Bi-polar PNP chopper
A switch comprises an input with two input lines and an input stage comprising four current controlled PNP-transistors and four resistors, and an output...
Methods and apparatus for active termination of high-frequency signals
An integrated circuit includes at least one main circuit 313 operable to perform one or more functions. At least one termination node DQ receives or transmits an...
Integrated, tunable capacitance device
An integrated, tunable capacitance device includes a semiconductor region, which is, preferably, N-doped, formed in a semiconductor body, having an insulating...
Arrangement for ESD protection of an integrated circuit
To protect a high-frequency integrated circuit (1) against higher voltages than normal operating voltages on an input/output terminal connected to a bonding pad...
Biosensor circuit and sensor array consisting of a plurality of said
biosensor circuits and biosensor array
Biosensor circuit arrangement including a substrate, a sensor element formed in or on a surface region of the substrate with a physical parameter, which is...
Non-volatile two transistor semiconductor memory cell and method for
producing the same
The invention relates to a nonvolatile two-transistor semiconductor memory cell and an associated fabrication method, source and drain regions (2) for a...
Method for fabricating bottom electrodes of stacked capacitor memory cells
Bottom electrodes of stacked capacitor cells are formed by lining a patterned hard mask with a conductive layer. The hard mask is formed by a layered stack....
Method for a parallel production of an MOS transistor and a bipolar
The present invention provides a method for parallel production of an MOS transistor in an MOS area of a substrate and a bipolar transistor in a bipolar area of...
Process for increasing the etch resistance and for reducing the hole and
trench width of a photoresist...
The invention relates to a process for amplifying structured resists. The process permits a subsequent increase in the etch resistance and a change in the...
Method for fabricating a contact hole plane in a memory module
Disclosed is a method for fabricating a contract hole plane in a memory module with an arrangement of memory cells each having a selection transistor. The...
An individual configuration contains at least a first structure and a second structure, which are aligned with respect to each other. A position sensing device...
Continuous test flow method and apparatus
A method for testing devices produced in front end lots involving loading a plurality of front end lots into a tester without requiring the tester to complete...
Device and method for Viterbi equalization with metric increments
calculated in advance
A Viterbi equalizer for equalization of a data signal transmitted via a channel that is subject to interference has at least one add-compare-select unit (ACS),...
Protection circuit for an access-arbitrated bus system network
The invention relates to a protection circuit (12) for an access-arbitrated bus system network, comprising a fault detection device for detecting a fault status...
Method and bus system for synchronizing a data exchange between a data
source and a control device
A method for synchronizing a data exchange between a data source and a control device is provided. A synchronization request signal is first transmitted via the...
Circuit configuration for generating current pulses in the supply current
of integrated circuits
Differential power analysis on an integrated circuit is made more difficult by providing a circuit configuration for generating current pulses in the supply...
Method and device for calculating a result of an exponentiation
For calculating the result of an exponentiation B.sup.d, B being a base and d being an exponent which can be described by a binary number from a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for modular multiplication
In a method for modular multiplication of a multiplicand by a multiplier using a modulus, l multiplication shift values are initially determined by means of a...
Method, device, computer-readable storage medium and computer program
element for monitoring of a manufacturing...
In the case of a method for monitoring of a manufacturing process of a plurality of physical objects, several rules which relate to at least one status of at...
Frequency scheme for data transmission systems
A data transmission system contains at least two stations between which data bursts are exchanged via radio. A frequency hop is provided between the first...
Delay locked loop
A delay locked loop includes a delay unit with a controllable delay time. Switching elements are provided in order to tap off output signals from the delay...
Automatic frequency correction for mobile radio receivers
A device and a method for automatic frequency correction are used in mobile radio receivers. After channel estimation has been performed, the phases of the...
Apparatus for calibrating the relative phase of two reception signals of a
A calibration apparatus is provided for adjusting the relative phase between two signals received at a memory chip, the two signals being generated such that...
Method and arrangement for testing output circuits of high speed
semiconductor memory devices
For testing or for characterizing output drivers of output circuits of high-speed semiconductor memory devices under conditions close to an application, scan...
System and method for quantifying errors in an alternating phase shift
A method and system for detecting the quality of an alternating phase shift mask having a number of 180-degree phase shift areas alternating with a number of...
EEPROM memory matrix and method for safeguarding an EEPROM memory matrix
EEPROM memory matrix in which column lines are alternatively used as detector lines. A precharge voltage is applied to selected detector lines together with the...
Method for fabricating a semiconductor structure using a protective layer,
and semiconductor structure
A method produces a semiconductor structure on a substrate. Then, a protective layer is applied to the semiconductor structure. To fabricate a further...
A high-voltage diode has a dopant concentration of an anode region and a cathode region optimized in terms of basic functions static blocking and conductivity....
Dynamic memory cell and method of manufacturing same
A memory device has a plurality of memory cells, wherein each memory cell has a trench capacitor formed in a semiconductor substrate and an access transistor for...
Self-aligned collar and strap formation for semiconductor devices
A method for fabricating a buried strap forms a dielectric collar along sidewalls of a trench. The trench is formed in a substrate. The trench is filled with a...
Method for fabricating a semiconductor memory having charge trapping
memory cells and semiconductor substrate
Electrically conductive material is introduced into interspaces between the word lines (2) and is partially removed using a mask (6) in such a way that residual...