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Method for fabricating a deep trench capacitor for dynamic memory cells
A method for fabricating a deep trench capacitor for dynamic memory cells in which a trench is etched into the depth of a semiconductor substrate, and wherein...
Photoresist compound and method for structuring a photoresist layer
A photoresist compound or composition achieves a uniform volume growth in a chemical expansion on a chemically expandable photomask during a method for...
Method for producing a phase shift mask
To avoid charging effects of isolated chromium structures during the structuring of a second level of attenuated phase shift masks, a previous chromium etching...
Connector for a plurality of switching assemblies with compatible
A connector is described for fixing a plurality of switching assemblies on a substrate. The connector is also for making contact with the plurality of switching...
Contact base with detachable contacts for making electrical contact with an
electronic component, in particular...
A frequent problem that arises in particular with regard to the analysis of memory components is that the memory components have to be tested under realistic...
Housing for a coupling configuration for injecting and/or extracting
A housing for a coupling configuration for injecting or extracting optical signals of at least one optical data channel into or from an optical conductor has a...
Method of producing micromechanical structures
A micromechanical structure is described which is disposed on a base body and requires protection from environmental influences by a covering body. Furthermore,...
Circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing
high-frequency synchronous digital circuits
A circuit configuration for generating control signals for testing high-frequency synchronous digital circuits, especially memory chips, is described. A p-stage...
Zero static power fuse cell for integrated circuits
A fuse cell with reduced or no static power dissipation is disclosed. The fuse cell utilizes a latch to store the state of the fuse. The use of the latch avoids...
Latch scheme with invalid command detector
Methods and circuits for reducing unnecessary changes to outputs of latch circuits are provided. Unnecessary changes to outputs of latch circuits may be reduced...
Method of storing a quantity of data in a target memory location and
In a method of storing a quantity of data in a target memory location, the data quantity is stored first in a non-volatile buffer memory location. It is then...
Structure and method of multiplexing bitline signals within a memory array
An integrated circuit memory is provided in which a multiplexer is operable to select one of a plurality of bitlines to couple to a master bitline using select...
A circuit module comprises a circuit board having a plurality of contact elements along a longitudinal edge thereof. The circuit board has arranged thereon a...
Multi-layer barrier allowing recovery anneal for ferroelectric capacitors
A multi-layer barrier for a ferroelectric capacitor includes an outdiffusion barrier layer permeable to both hydrogen and oxygen. The outdiffusion barrier layer...
Circuit arrangement for generating non-overlapping clock phases
A circuit arrangement for generating non-overlapping clock phases including a first circuit, a second circuit, and a multiplexer. The first circuit combines two...
Circuit configuration for processing data, and method for identifying an
A circuit configuration for processing data, particularly a semiconductor memory chip, has a control circuit for setting a phase or frequency relationship...
Semiconductor configuration and method for fabricating the configuration
The invention proposes a semiconductor configuration having a substrate, which has at least one component integrated therein. The substrate has a first main side...
Semiconductor component with enhanced avalanche ruggedness
The invention relates to a semiconductor component with enhanced avalanche ruggedness. At the nominal current of this semiconductor component, in the event of an...
Transistor array and semiconductor memory configuration fabricated with the
A transistor array has vertical FET transistors each connected to a storage capacitor of a memory cell array. Gate electrode strips, which form word lines, of...
Area-efficient stack capacitor
An area-efficient stack capacitor for use in an integrated circuit comprises, in one embodiment, a layer of elemental platinum (Pt) as a bottom electrode, a...
Method for fabricating a vertical transistor, and semiconductor memory cell
having a trench capacitor and an...
A semiconductor memory is fabricated with a vertical transistor situated in an upper section of a trench above a trench capacitor. First, an auxiliary insulation...
Method of fabricating a buried collar
A method of forming a buried collar on the sidewall of a trench in a semiconductor substrate including: (a) providing the trench in the semiconductor substrate,...
Photolithographic mask and methods for producing a structure and of
exposing a wafer in a projection apparatus
Auxiliary openings are assigned to openings on a mask to be transferred to a wafer. These auxiliary openings have a phase-shifting property, preferably between...
Method for producing scatter lines in mask structures for fabricating
integrated electrical circuits
In the method according to the invention, scatter lines (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) with a predetermined width are produced, which run at a predetermined distance from...
Method of producing a biometric sensor
In a biometric sensor and a method for its production, a sensor chip is provided with connecting contacts in the form of electrically conductive bumps. The...
Circuit including a built-in self-test
A circuit includes a built-in self-test, wherein the test coverage of a tested logic circuit is improved given the utilization of a fixed standard interface....
Semiconductor laser chip and method for fabricating a semiconductor laser
A semiconductor laser chip has a semiconductor laser element and a beam shaper integrated into the semiconductor laser chip and serving for shaping a laser beam...
Lensless optical servo system for an optically assisted disk drive
A lensless optical servo system has an unfocused light source and patterned photodetectors. The unfocused light is reflected by markings on a rotating disk and...
Method of checking electrical connections between a memory module and a
semiconductor memory chip
Two methods check functional capability of electrical connections between address lines of a printed circuit board of a memory module and address line contacts...
Contactless data transmission system and method for contactless data
A contactless data transmission system having a transponder and a write/read station, between which data can be exchanged by a HF signal. The transponder...
PLL circuit and method for eliminating self-jitter in a signal which is
received by a control circuit
PLL circuit for eliminating self-jitter in a signal which is received by a control circuit, having a phase comparison circuit for producing a phase difference...
Method and arrangement for frequency doubling
To generate an output signal (11) the frequency of which is twice the frequency of an input signal (1, 2), a delayed signal (3, 4) which is delayed relative to...
Configuration for testing semiconductor devices
A current measuring device in the form of a Hall sensor device is disposed in an individual current/voltage supply line device with a common current/voltage...
Method for fabricating a mask for semiconductor structures
A mask is fabricated by applying a sacrificial layer on a semiconductor wafer. The sacrificial layer is then processed with the aid of a first and a second...
Hardmask of amorphous carbon-hydrogen (a-C:H) layers with tunable etch
A process of using a-C:H layer as a hardmask material with tunable etch resistivity in a RIE process that alleviates the addition of a layer forming gas to the...
Method for fabricating a MOSFET having a very small channel length
A gate layer stack formed with at least two layers is firstly patterned anisotropically and then thelower layer is etched. An isotropic, preferably selective...
Fluorine-containing photoresist having reactive anchors for chemical
amplification and improved...
A photoresist which has high transparency at a wavelength of 157 nm and which therefore permits a greater layer thickness in photolithographic processes for the...
Large-area membrane mask and method for fabricating the mask
In order to increase the rigidity of a membrane mask that can be used for ion projection lithography, a second wafer made of the material of the membrane layer...
Method for producing a photomask and corresponding photomask
The present invention provides a method for producing a photomask (1), which has the following steps: provision of a mask blank with a substrate (1a) and a...
Antireflective, layer-forming composition, layer configuration containing
the antireflective layer, and process...
A layer-forming antireflective composition is proposed which contains as a base polymer poly(hydroxyamide) or polybenzoxazole and as dye component at least one...
Method and device for depositing thin layers via ALD/CVD processes in
combination with rapid thermal processes
The ALD process chamber has heating radiation sources and the process sequence includes rapid temperature changes on a substrate surface of a substrate arranged...
Method for checking an integrated electrical circuit
A layout of an integrated electrical circuit on a memory unit of a computer system includes one or more instantiations of at least one circuit network ...
Method for improving acoustic noise attenuation in hand-free devices
The present invention relates to a method for improving acoustic noise attenuation, in which the method includes an adaptive control for partial-band echo...
Controllable electrical resistor
The invention is based on the object of specifying a controllable resistor network which exhibits a wide dynamic range and at the same time only a small relative...
Signal generator for charge pump in an integrated circuit
The invention relates to a signal generating device (10) for a charge pump for an integrated circuit, comprising: N signal outputs D.sub.1, . . . , D.sub.N and a...
Electronic circuit for a method for storing information, said circuit
comprising ferroelectric flip-flops
A supply voltage is needed in conventional electronic circuits used for processing signals, such as counting pulses. The supply voltage supplies the logic...
Simultaneous bidirectional signal transmission
A system for simultaneous bi-directional transmission of signals over transmission lines between devices having interface ports includes a first circuit for...
Trench power semiconductor
A trench power semiconductor component is described which has an edge cell in which an edge trench is provided. The edge trench, at least on an outer side wall,...
Process and device for cleaning a semiconductor wafer
A surface of a semiconductor wafer is cleaned following a chemical mechanical polishing process. With the semiconductor wafer rotating continuously, an...
Method for fabricating a memory cell
A method for fabricating a memory cell, in particular, a DRAM memory cell, having a transistor and a trench capacitor that are connected to one another through a...