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Method for determining the temperature of a memory cell from transistor
The temperature of a semiconductor component is determined by way of a memory cell that includes a transistor and a capacitor. To that end, a signal is...
Digitally controlled circuit for reducing the phase modulation of a signal
A digitally controlled circuit for reducing the phase modulation of a signal. The circuit has a multiphase clock generator that produces n phases of a clock that...
2T2C signal margin test mode using a defined charge exchange between BL
The present invention provides a test mode section for facilitating a worst case product test sequence for signal margin to ensure full product functionality...
Shift register chain for trimming generators for an integrated
An integrated semiconductor apparatus includes at least one fuse box device that includes fuses for storing trimming data, a fuse box trimming output, and a...
Test configuration with automatic test machine and integrated circuit and
method for determining the time...
A test system and a method for testing an integrated circuit determines the synchronization of the integrated circuit by a current measurement rather than...
Method for testing semiconductor circuit devices
To be able to test a plurality of identical semiconductor circuit devices in a particularly rapid yet reliable manner, a test method includes carrying out the...
Semiconductor chip and method for producing housing
A selective encapsulation is produced which covers the connection pads and bonding wires with a potting compound and leaves free active regions, in particular a...
Temperature-protected semiconductor switch
A temperature-protected semiconductor switch having a semiconductor switch element composed of a number of cells connected in parallel and an integrated reverse...
Memory cell, wafer, semiconductor component with memory cell having
insulation collars and method for...
The invention relates to a DRAM memory cell having a trench filled with conductive material connected to a selection transistor by a connection having a vertical...
Dram cell and space-optimized memory array
The memory cell according to the invention has a vertical selection transistor, via whose channel region the inner electrode of the trench capacitor can be...
Method for producing ferroelectric capacitors and integrated semiconductor
The invention relates to a method for producing ferroelectric capacitors that are structured using the stack principle and that are used in integrated...
Device for cooling electric or electronic devices
A device for cooling electric or electronic devices includes a heat exchanger and a adapter means connected to the heat exchanger via a fluid line for connecting...
Method for managing data stored primarily in a read-only memory
A method allows the use of inexpensive read-only memory together with rewriteable memory. To this end, a memory management logic unit interacts with a control...
Method and circuit arrangement for enhancing the contrast of an image
A method and apparatus for enhancing the contrast of an image, where pixels of the image having a brightness less than a mean brightness of the image are...
Integrated circuit and method for operating the integrated circuit
An integrated circuit having first connections, a first memory cell, first and second prechargers, and first and second data transmission devices. The first...
Use of an on-die temperature sensing scheme for thermal protection of DRAMS
A method of protecting an integrated circuit that includes sensing a temperature of an integrated circuit, comparing the sensed temperature with a threshold...
Method and circuit arrangement for picture-in-picture fade-in
A method and a circuit arrangement for picture-in-picture insertion are described, in which, in order to prevent a write operation from being overtaken by a read...
The magnetic component uses at least two different layers of magnetic material for carrying and amplifying the magnetic flux. The use of two different layers...
Circuit arrangement and method for actuating a semiconductor switch
connected in series with an inductive load
A circuit arrangement is provided for actuating a semiconductor switch connected in series with an inductive load. The circuit includes a first input terminal...
Test circuit arrangement and method for testing a multiplicity of
The invention relates to a test circuit configuration. Every gate terminal of a transistor to be tested is coupled to a gate voltage source in such a manner that...
Method for detecting the reliability of integrated semiconductor components
at high temperatures
The invention relates to a device and a method for detecting the reliability of integrated semiconductor components. The device includes a carrier substrate for...
Electronic component with a semiconductor chip, method of producing an
electronic component and a panel with a...
The electronic component has a semiconductor chip embedded in a plastic compound. The electronic component is produced by first producing a number of electronic...
Integrated circuit arrangement with field-shaping electrical conductor
An integrated circuit arrangement includes at least one electrical conductor that, when a current flows through it, produces a magnetic field that acts on at...
A semiconductor component has a semiconductor substrate, an insulation layer located on the semiconductor substrate, and a semiconductor layer that is arranged...
Nonvolatile memory cell
A non-volatile memory cell which can be easily integrated into processes for forming DRAM cells using trench capacitors is disclosed. The non-volatile memory...
Storage cell field and method of producing the same
A storage cell field has a plurality of storage cells formed in a substrate of a first doping type, said storage cells comprising a trench capacitor arranged in...
Method of cleaning an inter-level dielectric interconnect
A method for cleaning a semiconductor interconnect structure formed in an organic ILD using an anisotropic organic dielectric etch in combination with a sputter...
Reduced splattering of unpassivated laser fuses
The act of blowing an unpassivated electrical fuse (for example, fuse 405) using a laser can result in the splattering of the fuse material and result in...
Method of fabricating an electronic component
The electronic component has semiconductor chips that are stacked on one another. On their active top sides, the chips having interconnects for rewiring to...
Method for fabricating a lithographic reflection mask in particular for the
patterning of a semiconductor...
A method for fabricating a lithographic reflection mask in particular for patterning of semiconductor wafers, is described, and can be used for extremely small...
Soldering agent for use in diffusion soldering processes, and method for
producing soldered joints using the...
A soldering agent for use in diffusion soldering processes contains, in a soldering paste, a mixture of at least partially metallic grains of a high-melting...
Method and device for reading and for checking the time position of data
response signals read out from a...
A method and a device for reading and for checking the time position of a data response read out from a memory module to be tested, in particular a DRAM memory...
Circuit configuration for controlling the transmitting power of a
A circuit configuration is provided for controlling the transmitting power of a battery-operated transceiver. A high transmitting power of a mobile transceiver...
Transceiver for transmitting and receiving voice and data signals includes a voice signal driver configured to operate in idle or working operating modes, during...
Interpolation filter circuit
Interpolation filter circuit for a digital communication device for the filtering and clock-rate conversion of a digital input signal received from a data source...
Configuration and method for checking an address generator
In a configuration for checking an address generator, a memory apparatus is configured such that it can store values of address signals that are present on lines...
Method and circuit for picture-in-picture superimposition
A method for picture-in-picture insertion is described, which is distinguished in particular by the fact that the inset pictures are written to a memory device...
An oscillator circuit having a charge storage device, an upward integration current source, and a downward integration current source is described. The charge...
Method of increasing an internal operating voltage for an integrated
circuit, and integrated circuit
An increased internal operating voltage for an integrated circuit can be generated with two two-stage charge pumps, ensuring reliable operation even in the event...
Method for generating test signals for an integrated circuit and test logic
To generate test signals by a test logic unit on a semiconductor wafer, the test signals being used to check specific functions and/or parameters of an...
Circuit configuration and method for assessing capacitances in matrices
A circuit configuration for assessing capacitances in a matrix, which has a number of rows with at least one capacitance in at least one dimension, includes a...
A conductor for interconnecting integrated circuit components having improved reliability. The conductor includes a liner surrounding at least three surfaces of...
Semiconductor chip, fabrication method, and device for fabricating a
A semiconductor chip has standard cells arranged in a plurality of mutually adjacent rows. Each standard cell is connected by a plurality of tracks for...
High voltage resistant edge structure for semiconductor components
The invention relates to a high voltage resistant edge structure in the edge region of a semiconductor component which has floating guard rings of the first...
Process for etching a metal layer system
The present invention relates to a process for etching a metal layer system. The metal layer system includes a first aluminum-containing layer, a second...
Receiving and coupling part for opto-electronic transmission and/or
The invention relates to a receiving and coupling part for an optoelectronic transmission and/or reception element having an opening for inserting a carrier on...
Method for fabricating an integrated semiconductor circuit
A method for fabricating a semiconductor circuit uses a computer program to compute a circuit diagram that is made up of a large number of surface cells, each...
Addition circuit for digital data with a delayed saturation operation for
the most significant data bits
An addition circuit for digital data includes a digital adder for the addition of digital input data values present at data inputs of the digital adder to form a...
Circuit configuration for driving a programmable link
A circuit configuration for driving a programmable link has a drive circuit for the selection and blowing of the fuse, and also a shift register, by which an...
Memory circuit, method for manufacturing and method for operating the same
A memory circuit includes one or several voltage generators for generating operating voltages for memory elements of the memory circuit and a means for...