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Adaptive voltage monitoring
A voltage monitoring arrangement including a number of comparison devices, which corresponds to a prescribed number of voltage ranges, compares the value of an...
Method and apparatus for determining the switching state of a transistor
A method for determining the switching state of a transistor having an insulated drive electrode. The drive electrode is charged during a switch-on cycle...
Circuit configuration for off-load switching, switch mode power supply,
clocked supply, voltage regulator, lamp...
A circuit configuration is used for off-load switching. The circuit configuration can be used as a component in a switch mode power supply, a clocked supply, a...
Bipolar transistor and method of producing same
In a method of producing a bipolar transistor, a semiconductor substrate having a substrate surface is provided. A base-terminal layer for providing a base...
Method and apparatus for the characterization of a depth structure in a
The present invention provides a method for the characterization of a depth structure in a substrate at a surface of the substrate, in which a cutout is produced...
Method for removing a resist mask with high selectivity to a carbon hard
mask used for semiconductor structuring
The present invention relates to a method for removing a resist selective to a carbon hard mask including providing an etching plasma comprising of at least...
Method for fabricating a microelectronic circuit including applying metal
over and thickening the integrated...
A method for fabricating a microelectronic circuit having an improved electrically conductive element. The method includes providing a finished processed...
Method for fabricating semiconductor memories with charge trapping memory
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a storage layer over a semiconductor body. The storage layer includes a first boundary layer,...
Method for fabricating a transistor configuration including trench
transistor cells having a field electrode,...
A method for fabricating a transistor configuration including at least one trench transistor cell has a gate electrode and a field electrode disposed in a trench...
Method for producing a memory cell of a memory cell field in a
A memory cell has a vertical construction of a capacitor and a vertical FET arranged above the latter which can be produced with a lower outlay and in a...
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...
Transistor with silicon and carbon layer in the channel region
A transistor and method of manufacturing thereof having stressed material layers formed in the channel to increase the speed and improve performance of the...
Method for forming a hard mask in a layer on a planar device
A hard mask is produced from spacer structures. The spacer structures are formed from a conformal deposition on elevated structures produced lithographically in...
Method for structuring a lithography mask
A method for structuring a lithograph mask by forming a cured, electrically-conductive layer on a mask structure having a radiation-transmissive substrate and a...
Method of and system for analyzing cells of a memory device
A method of analyzing cells of a memory device is disclosed. Generally, a plurality of fail signatures is generated, wherein each fail signature is associated...
Method for connecting test bench elements and shell device
The invention provides a method for connecting test bench elements (102a 102f), and a shell device, a test bench element shell (201) partially or completely...
Method and device for equalizing and decoding a data signal
A method for equalizing and decoding an error-protected data signal transmitted via a radio channel is described. According to the method, an equalized data...
Apparatus and method for configurable multi-dwell search engine for spread
This invention provides a configurable multi-dwell search engine for performing automated efficient searches of a known code sequence space. Inputs from a...
Power efficient line driver with high performance echo cancellation for
A 1000BASE-T transceiver linked to an unshielded twisted pair (UTP) through a transformer currently transmits and receives outgoing and incoming signals via the...
Refresh control circuit for ICs with a memory array
An IC having an array of memory cells that can be accessed through two different ports is described. Read/write operation is performed through one of the ports....
Method for superimposing pictures
In the case of picture insertions, such as picture-in-picture, for example, fluctuations in the line duration are manifested in position displacements relative...
Tuning circuit for a filter
The invention relates to a tuning circuit for tuning a filter stage, which has an RC element (1) with an RC time constant (.tau.), with the RC time constant...
Transistor with doped gate dielectric
A transistor and method of manufacture thereof. A semiconductor workpiece is doped before depositing a gate dielectric material. Using a separate anneal process...
Integrated semiconductor memory circuit and method of manufacturing the
An integrated semiconductor circuit, having active components lying in mutually adjoining wells of a respective first and second conduction type, wherein the...
Ferroelectric capacitor devices and FeRAM devices
A ferroelectric capacitor device, such as an FeRAM device is formed of a substrate having one or more contact plugs extending therethrough, and a first...
Method of calculating a pressure compensation recipe for a semiconductor
A process uses pressure changes and a pressure compensation factor to estimate the rate at which neutral atoms are implanted. While implanting a first wafer...
Crystallographic modification of hard mask properties
A hardmask layer in the back end of an integrated circuit is formed from TaN having a composition of less than 50% Ta and a resistivity greater than 400...
Method and apparatus for manufacturing a device having a moveable
In a method for manufacturing a device having a moveable structure a substrate is processed in order to obtain intermediate devices on the substrate, wherein an...
Semiconductor structure with increased breakdown voltage and method for
producing the semiconductor structure
A semiconductor structure comprises a buried first semiconductor layer of a first doping type, a second semiconductor layer of the first doping type on the...
Mask schemes for patterning magnetic tunnel junctions
Methods of patterning magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJ's) of magnetic memory devices that avoid shorting magnetic memory cells to upper levels of conductive lines...
Method for producing a ferroelectric capacitor that includes etching with
A method for fabricating a device and a device, such as a ferroelectric capacitor, having a substrate, a contact plug through the substrate, a first barrier...
Method of fabrication of an FeRAM capacitor and an FeRAM capacitor formed
by the method
A ferroelectric device includes a bottom electrode on which are formed ferrocapacitor elements and, over the ferroelectric elements, top electrodes. The bottom...
Particle measurement configuration and semiconductor wafer processing
device with such a configuration
A particle measurement configuration measures the particle concentration in a liquid or gaseous medium by way of a particle measuring instrument. In order to...
A program-controlled unit is described. The program-controlled unit has a central processing unit (CPU), peripheral units that are connected to the CPU via an...
Method and configuration for transmitting digital data
A method for transmitting digital data, which is continued in data frames of variable lengths, from a first data bus to a second data bus, which is operated...
Memory cell signal window testing apparatus
A memory cell signal window testing apparatus 101 and method for testing the signal window of a memory are disclosed. First data is written to a memory cell...
Production machine with capability of transmitting production information
and method for generating events...
A production machine has at least one signal output with the capability of transmitting production status information to a production control system or...
Configuration for coupling optical signals of at least one optical data
channel into and/or out of an optical...
A configuration for coupling optical signals of at least one optical data channel into and/or out of an optical waveguide carrying optical signals of at least...
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 (3, 4, 7) and a memory circuit (2) for storing a plurality of...
Circuit arrangement and method for setting a voltage supply for a
read/write amplifier of an integrated memory
A circuit arrangement for setting a voltage supply for a read/write amplifier of an integrated memory has a first voltage generator circuit for generating a...
Register cell and method for writing to the register cell
A register cell includes a first input for a data unit to be written into the register cell. The register cell includes further a second input for a negated data...
Method and apparatus for assessing one-time programmable cells
Provision is made of a method and an apparatus for assessing one-time programmable cells, in which an electrical characteristic quantity of a cell is...
Current/voltage converter arrangement
A current/voltage converter arrangement is proposed, in which a first switch device (T1) with a first diode (TD1) is provided between a first input terminal...
Method for operating a switch in a free-running switch mode power supply,
and a drive circuit for a switch in a...
A method for operating a switch, which is connected in series with a primary coil of a transformer in a free-running switch mode power supply, includes the...
Active protection device for low voltage circuits in items of low voltage
The invention establishes a method and a device for supplying external circuit units with an overvoltage (101), present on a high voltage circuit (100), in which...
The invention relates to a driver circuit with a circuit node (10), at least two first transistors (P1, P2), the load sections of which are switched in series...
Method and apparatus for the transmission of differential signals
A method is described for transmitting signals on a pair of lines, whereby the signals pass alternately from a low level to a high level. The signals on one line...
Semiconductor arrangement with a MOS-transistor and a parallel
The present invention relates to a semiconductor arrangement with a MOS transistor which has a gate electrode (40), arranged in a trench running in the vertical...
A memory cell having a source region, a drain region, a source-end control gate, a drain-end control gate, an injection gate arranged between the source-end...
Integrated semiconductor circuit having a cell array having a multiplicity
of memory cells
An integrated semiconductor circuit includes a cell array having memory cells which can be read by word lines and bit lines. Two bit lines in each case are...