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System and method of enhancing alignment marks
A semiconductor wafer comprises a semiconductor substrate, a surface alignment mark visible on the semiconductor surface and a plurality of nanostructures on the...
Electronic component with at least one semiconductor chip and method for
The invention relates to an electronic component having at least one semiconductor chip and a flat chip carrier assigned to the semiconductor chip. Electrical...
Circuit board for connecting an integrated circuit to a support and IC BGA
package using same
An apparatus for connecting an integrated circuit to a support has a circuit board having a first surface for attaching the integrated circuit and a second...
A lubricating oil composition comprising, or made by mixing, a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity and a minor amount of at least one compound...
Method for patterning ceramic layers
In a method for forming patterned ceramic layers, a ceramic material is deposited on a substrate and is subsequently densified by heat treatment, for example. In...
Method of producing a semiconductor component having a compliant buffer
A method for producing a semiconductor component with the following steps. A semiconductor chip is provided having electrical contacts in a contact making...
Method for compensating for scatter/reflection effects in particle beam
A method for compensating for scatter/reflection effects in particle beam lithography includes the following steps: providing at least one layer of a material...
Data storage device with overlapped buffering scheme
A data storage device is disclosed that, in response to a data output request, outputs stored data beginning with a selected output start address. The disclosed...
Method for on-die detection of the system operation frequency in a DRAM to
adjust DRAM operations
The present invention relates to a method of operating a memory system comprising a memory chip. An operating signal is generated at an operating frequency. The...
Optical receiver circuit
Optical receiver circuit having a first, illuminable reception device for converting an optical signal into an analog electrical signal; a first preamplifier for...
Method for forming inside nitride spacer for deep trench device DRAM cell
A method is provided for forming an inside nitride spacer in a deep trench device DRAM cell. The method includes etching a stud from a semiconductor material...
Method of resolving mismatched graphical symbols in computer-aided
integrated circuit design
A system and method for resolving mismatched graphical symbols in computer-aided design of integrated circuits during schematic migration. The system compares...
Using data compression for faster testing of embedded memory
A memory apparatus is configured by obtaining test information for each of group of memory locations within the memory apparatus, compressing the test...
Method for operating an integrated memory unit partitioned by an external
A method for operating an integrated memory unit having a memory cell field includes the steps of, before a memory access, partitioning the memory cell field...
Device and method for bidirectional data transfer between two processors
wherein DMA channel provides improved...
A device for the bidirectional transfer of data between two processors contains input and output control information memories for storing an item of binary...
Semiconductor structures and manufacturing methods
A semiconductor body having an alignment mark comprising a pair of sets of parallel lines disposed on the semiconductor body, the parallel lines in one of the...
Digital filter combination
The invention features a filter arrangement for filtering an input signal that includes a transmitter signal having a predetermined pulse shape at a receiving...
Circuit arrangement for forming the termination of an analogous subscriber
The invention relates to a circuit arrangement for forming the termination of an analogous subscriber line which comprises a first connection and a second...
Phase detector circuit for a phase control loop
A phase detector circuit for a phase control loop includes two EXOR circuits and an integrating loop filter which are connected to form one circuit. The two EXOR...
Circuit arrangement for setting a voltage supply for a test mode of an
A circuit arrangement for setting a voltage supply for a test mode of an integrated memory contains a voltage generator circuit for generating a supply voltage...
Imprint suppression circuit scheme
A ferroelectric memory array includes a plurality of memory pages each formed of a plurality of ferroelectric memory cells. The ferroelectric memory cells are...
Arrangement for the electrical connection of an optoelectronic component to
an electrical component
An arrangement including an optoelectronic component having terminal contacts, an electrical component having first electrical contacts and second electrical...
Method and circuit for inserting a picture into a video picture
In display apparatuses, particularly television receivers and monitors, a video picture can be inserted into a main picture (HB) from a first video signal (VS1),...
Integrated semiconductor circuit and method for functional testing of pad
An integrated semiconductor circuit includes pad cells each having a connecting pad and an output driver. A transmission response of the pad cells is to be...
Device for measurement and analysis of electrical signals of an integrated
According to the invention, one or more external test connection contact points (pads; pins; balls), are provided in an integrated circuit component (chip) (1),...
Substrate-based chip package
The invention relates to a substrate-based chip package, comprising a substrate on which a chip is fastened by a die-attach material. The substrate is provided...
Method for manufacturing a high frequency semiconductor structure and high
frequency semiconductor structure
A semiconductor structure for high frequency operation has a substrate with a doped well formed therein and a buffer layer made of a substrate material covers...
Semiconductor structure comprising an electrostatic discharge (ESD)
A semiconductor structure including a substrate, a device layer and a contact arranged on the substrate, comprises an ESD protective means, arranged between the...
Semiconductor structure comprising a magnetoresistor
A semiconductor structure comprises a substrate and a source region formed in the substrate. Further, a drain region is formed in the substrate. The drain region...
Methods of forming MIM capacitors
A method for forming a MIM capacitor and a MIM capacitor device formed by same. A preferred embodiment comprises selectively forming a first cap layer over a...
Method for producing channels and cavities in semiconductor housings, and
an electronic component having such...
An electronic component is produced by incorporating a sacrificial part in a plastic housing shape. After molding, the sacrificial part is etched out or...
Method for producing vertical patterned layers made of silicon dioxide
A method is taught for fabricating patterned silicon dioxide layers on process areas disposed perpendicularly or at an inclination to a substrate surface....
Temperature sensor for a MOS circuit configuration
A temperature sensor for a MOS circuit configuration is implemented as the gate of a MOS transistor and configured as a two-terminal network with a gate input...
Process for producing a contact-making device
A process for producing a contact-making device is provided for making electrical contact between components, which includes the step of producing an electrical...
Method of determining the overlay accuracy of multiple patterns formed on a
From a plurality of overlay targets formed with patterns on a test wafer, subsets are formed and for each overlay target contained in the subsets, the...
Register for the parallel-serial conversion of data
Register for the parallel-serial conversion of data having a plurality of cyclically driven shift registers (2), each comprising series-connected data holding...
Driver circuit for subscriber terminals
Driver circuit for at least one subscriber terminal, comprising a first driver (14) for amplifying the power of a direct-voltage signal applied for supplying...
Method and circuit for synchronizing a receiver for a convolutionally coded
A method for synchronizing a receiver for a convolutionally coded reception signal having a sequence of received data symbols includes decoding the ...
Analogue echo filter
The invention relates to an analog echo filter for a modem, to which an analog transmit signal is supplied. According to the invention, a passive analog input...
Apparatus and method for calculating and implementing a Fibonacci mask for
a code generator
An apparatus and method for calculating and implementing a Fibonacci mask for a code generator is disclosed herein. The first step receives a desired code offset...
Device for emitting the response of a synchronous system to an asynchronous
An apparatus for immediately outputting a response of a synchronous system to an asynchronous event includes an advanced calculation device by means of which the...
Memory device and method of reading data from a memory cell
The present invention relates to a memory cell having a quasi-folded bit line sensing arrangement with an open bit line cell array. The memory cell array noise...
Backside of chip implementation of redundancy fuses and contact pads
A device having redundant circuit elements is provided with programmable fuse elements on the back surface of the chip. Openings are etched through the chip and...
Memory chip, memory component and corresponding memory module and method
The present invention creates a memory chip, a memory component and a corresponding memory module. The memory chip is equipped with a multiplicity of memory...
Contactless data storage medium
A contactless data storage medium has at least two antennas, in each case for different transmission bands. This makes it possible to configure a data storage...
Self alignment system for complement clocks
A self-alignment system for complement clock signals includes a first delay circuit and a second delay circuit. A first clock signal may be propagated through...
Current sense amplifier
A symmetrical high-speed current sense amplifier having complementary reference cells and configurable load devices that eliminates architecture-related...
Integrated circuit and circuit arrangement for converting a single-rail
signal into a dual-rail signal
An integrated circuit that converts a single rail signal into a dual-rail signal includes a clock signal connection, a data input to which a single-rail signal...
A calibration configuration for setting an adjustable impedance has a voltage divider with a variable resistor and a resistor connected in series, which circuit...
Side-wall barrier structure and method of fabrication
The invention includes a wafer having a poly silicon plug passing through a CP-contact. The poly silicon plug is formed from a relatively heavily doped poly...