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Reflection mask for EUV-lithography and method for fabricating the
A reflection mask has a multilayer reflection layer for the reflection of radiated-in radiation by constructive interference of the reflected partial beams and a...
Mask for fabricating semiconductor components
A mask for fabricating semiconductor components contains first transparent regions and second transparent regions. The second regions are laid out such that they...
Smart card module for biometric sensors
In a smart card module for biometric sensors for installation in smart cards, a support has at least one through opening or window in the region of a sensor...
Method and apparatus for temperature throttling the access frequency of an
A method of throttling the frequency with which an integrated circuit is accessed includes sensing the temperature of the integrated circuit die and converting...
Method for fault analysis in wafer production
With the aid of the method for fault analysis according to the invention, a wide variety of chips are mapped by means of a transformation onto at least one...
Frequency-stabilized transceiver configuration
A transceiver configuration has an integrated circuit (IC) with an A/D and/or D/A converter, a VCO with a reference oscillator, which provides a sampling clock...
Receiver circuit compensation for filter response error
A circuit configuration having a filter, for example a bandpass filter, and a method for its operation are specified, which the circuit configuration allows for...
Sheet-like electrooptical component, light-guide configuration for serial,
bidirectional signal transmission...
A flat or sheet-like electrooptical component for sending and receiving electrical and optical signals includes a central emission region with at least one...
Scalable data network, and router for a scalable data network
A network comprises routers, wherein at least some of the routers are configured to receive a number of datastreams and to output an aggregated datastream....
Integrated circuit and method for operating the integrated circuit
An integrated circuit includes a processing circuit with at least one first and second input connected to a connection for obtaining a control clock. The first...
Use of redundant memory cells to manufacture cost efficient drams with
reduced self refresh current capability
A redundant sense amplifier is provided together with a corresponding bit line, which is connected to all word lines in the memory array. This redundant bit line...
Sense amplifier configuration for a semiconductor memory device
A memory sense amplifier for a semiconductor memory device is provided with a compensation current source device that generates a compensation current and feeds...
Method and circuit configuration for multiple charge recycling during
refresh operations in a DRAM device
Methods and circuit configurations for multiple recycling of charge during a refresh operation in a memory device, such as a dynamic random access memory (DRAM)...
Picture data memory device with picture data input channels and picture
data output channels
A picture data memory device which can be used universally comprises a central picture data memory for storing picture data of a plurality of picture data input...
CML (current mode logic) OCD (off chip driver)--ODT (on die termination)
circuit for bidirectional data...
An apparatus for use as both an off chip driver (OCD) and an on die termination (ODT) circuits. A preferred embodiment comprises a control circuit (for example,...
Microelectronic capacitor structure with radial current flow
A capacitor for a semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing a capacitor for a semiconductor device is disclosed that uses radial current flow. The...
Vertical semiconductor component having a reduced electrical surface field
A vertical semiconductor component having a semiconductor body of a first conductivity type is described. In a surface region of the semiconductor body, at least...
Low switching field magnetic element
A magnetic element which can switch states using a relatively lower magnetic field. The magnetic element comprises first and second magnetic layers separated by...
Method of forming surface-smoothing layer for semiconductor devices with
magnetic material layers
A semiconductor device (118) and method of fabrication thereof, wherein a plurality of conductive lines (124) are formed over a workpiece, a surface-smoothing...
Method for connection of circuit units
The invention creates a method for connection of circuit units (101a-10n) which are arranged on a wafer (100), in which the wafer (100) is fitted to a first film...
Electrical line end shortening quantification
The present invention enables the quantification of line end shortening by utilizing a pattern of multiple conductive paths, each conductive path can include a...
Method and apparatus for collecting and displaying bit-fail-map information
Disclosed is a method of testing memory, comprising providing one or more semiconductor wafers having one or more semiconductor chips thereon, each said chip...
Programmable echo cancellation filter
Programmable echo cancellation filter for echo signal cancellation for a transceiver having a signal input (13) for receiving the transmission signal emitted by...
System and method for monitoring internal voltages on an integrated circuit
A system and method for monitoring internal voltage sources in an integrated circuit, such as a DRAM integrated circuit, includes an internal analog multiplexing...
A semiconductor chip is characterized in that some of the contact points for connecting the semiconductor chip to other components of a system that contains the...
VCDL with linear delay characteristics and differential duty-cycle
A voltage-controlled delay line (VCDL) comprises a series of delay cells outputting a clock output signal having a delay relative to a clock input signal input...
Nonvolatile NOR two-transistor semiconductor memory cell and associated NOR
semiconductor memory device and...
The invention relates to a nonvolatile NOR two-transistor semiconductor memory cell, an associated semiconductor memory device and a method for the fabrication...
Memory cell, memory cell configuration and fabrication method
Each memory cell is a memory transistor which is provided on a top side of a semiconductor body and has a gate electrode which is arranged in a trench located...
Storage capacitor and associated contact-making structure and a method for
fabricating the storage capacitor...
A storage capacitor, in particular a ferroelectric or paraelectric storage capacitor, and an associated contact-making structure are formed in such a way that...
Method of preparing a self-passivating Cu laser fuse
A method of forming a semiconductor device, such as a self-passivating fuse, includes patterning an opening in a dielectric to form a fuse. A seed-layer of a...
Data processing system for designing a layout of an integrated electronic
circuit having a multiplicity of...
A data processing system includes a data memory, in which data are stored, the data representing a set of predetermined geometrical basic forms and a set of...
Method for determining, on a basis of a circuit diagram of a digital
circuit, a current drawn by the digital...
The current that will be drawn by a digital circuit is predicted on the basis of its schematic circuit diagram. An equivalent circuit is generated, wherein...
Method for testing an electronic component; computer program product,
computer readable medium, and computer...
A method tests an electronic component, especially a memory chip, which is connected to a computer system. Initially, test patterns and AC-/DC-parameters are...
Method and device for capacitive image acquisition
The sensor is provided for the capacitive acquisition of images, in particular fingerprint images. The capacitors assigned to each pixel are supplemented by...
Meter pulse filtering circuit for analog modems
A filtering circuit is described for filtering out meter pulses of analog telephone communication, for example in analog modems. The circuit is mainly composed...
Magnetoresistive memory and method for reading a magnetoresistive memory
A magnetoresistive memory includes a control circuit with a first pole that, via a reading distributor, can be individually connected to first ends of bit lines...
Imaging system and method for positioning a measuring tip onto a contact
region of a microchip
The imaging system provides assistance during the positioning of a measuring tip as it is placed onto a contact region of a microchip, in order to measure an...
Optical measurement of planarized features
There is provided a method for measuring planarized features on a wafer of a semiconductor device. The planarized features on the wafer are illuminated. A...
Method of reducing pitch on semiconductor wafer
A projected image is formed during a material substrate. A photolithographic mask is illuminated with substantially coherent light at an oblique angle of...
Electronic component containing capacitance diodes, having different
capacitance ranges, and circuit...
An electronic component has at least a first diode and a second diode that are capacitance diodes. The characteristic curve of the second diode has a fixed,...
Component having an integrated radiofrequency circuit
A conductor network includes trimming capacitors and is connected in parallel with a resonant circuit. The trimming capacitors can be connected in parallel with...
Voltage regulator with frequency response correction
A voltage regulator has a voltage regulator output (6) for providing a regulated output voltage (Uout) and an internal nonreactive resistor (RZ) arranged in...
DC-DC conversion charging apparatus
The present invention provides a method of charging a rechargeable device (108) and a charging apparatus wherein the rechargeable device (108) is connected to a...
Piezoelectric resonator apparatus with acoustic reflector
A resonator apparatus has a piezoelectric resonator as well as an acoustic reflector which has a layer having a high acoustic impedance and a layer having a low...
Electronic component having a semiconductor chip, system carrier, and
methods for producing the electronic...
An electronic component and a system carrier having a heat conduction block, on which overlapping inner flat conductor ends are fixed mechanically and insulated...
Flash memory cell and the method of making separate sidewall oxidation
A process and product for making integrated circuits with dense logic and/or linear regions and dense memory regions is disclosed. On a common substrate, a dual...
Method and configuration for compensating for unevenness in the surface of
In a EUV reflection mask, the distance from the surface of the mask to an idealized plane is locally measured at a first position. The measured value indicates...
Etching process for a two-layer metallization
The novel etching process for a two-layer metallization, or dual damascene patterning, is simple and cost-effective to carry out and reliably prevents fences...
Polyelectrolyte dispensing polishing pad, production thereof and method of
polishing a substrate
A polyelectrolyte dispensing polishing pad, a process for its production and a method of polishing, e.g., chemical mechanical polishing (CMP), a substrate such...
Method for fabricating embedded nonvolatile semiconductor memory cells
A method for fabricating embedded nonvolatile semiconductor memory cells is described. The method includes forming a first insulating layer on a substrate having...