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Method of manufacturing a metal cap layer for preventing damascene
conductive lines from oxidation
A semiconductor device (100) having a copper damascene BEOL structure. A metal cap layer (120) is formed over conductive lines (118) to prevent oxidation of the...
Installation for processing wafers
An installation for processing wafers that includes fabrication units, which are located in a clean room, and includes a supply system for supplying and...
Circuit configuration and method for authenticating the content of a memory
A circuit configuration includes at least one nonvolatile, electrically erasable and writable memory area. Each memory area is assigned a nonvolatile,...
Device for handling components
A device for handling components (i.e. chips) is described. The device utilizes a conveyor belt that has crowns or recesses in a frame configuration into which...
Direct, non-destructive measurement of recess depth in a wafer
A direct and non-destructive method for measuring recess depth in a semiconductor wafer through use of a solvent, comprising: a) placing a recessed wafer into a...
Method for producing an electrically conducting connection
A method is described for producing a conducting connection through insulating layers by way of a contact hole and conducting materials with which the contact...
Programmable unit having on chip debugging support module (OCDS) and reset
manager that determines if OCDS...
A programmable unit having an OCDS module and a method for using an external debugger to debug the programmable unit equipped with the OCDS module are described....
Fuse programmable I/O organization
Circuitry using fuse and anti-fuse latches (62) for selecting the number of input/output channels (98, 109) after encapsulation is disclosed. The various...
Semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array, a plurality of input/output terminals to input cell data written to the memory cell array and output...
Integrated dynamic memory device and method for operating an integrated
In order to operate an integrated dynamic memory having a memory cell array having bit lines and word lines a plurality of individual actions--to be performed...
Historical information storage for integrated circuits
The present invention describes an information recorder which is integrated into an IC, such as ferroelectric RAM device. The recorder counts desired events,...
Integrated analog multiplexer
An integrated analog multiplexer with several multiplexer inputs, a multiplexer output, a switch device and a differential amplifier with an inverting and a...
EUV reflection mask
In an EUV reflection mask which is set up for region-by-region exposure of a radiation-sensitive layer lying on a semiconductor wafer by means of radiation in...
Electronic device and method for fabricating an electronic device
An electronic device has a plurality of electrically conductive first nanowires, a layer system applied on the first nanowires, and also second nanowires applied...
Method for forming crystalline silicon nitride
In accordance with the present invention, a method for forming a crystalline silicon nitride layer, includes the steps of providing a crystalline silicon...
In a ferroelectric transistor containing two source/drain zones with a channel region disposed there-between, a first dielectric intermediate layer containing...
Control of separation between transfer gate and storage node in vertical
A high density plasma deposition process for eliminating or reducing a zipper-like profile of opened-up voids in a poly trench fill by controlling separation...
Method for improving thermal process steps
A method for controlling temperature of a semiconductor wafer in a process chamber includes heating the chamber from a starting temperature to a stabilizing...
Method of fabricating an integrated circuit having embedded vertical
Vertical capacitors are formed in a dielectric by a method that forms first and second electrodes spaced apart by a dielectric and substantially perpendicular to...
Method and circuit configuration for identifying an operating property of
an integrated circuit
An operating property of the integrated circuit, such as its speed class, value is determined during testing. In order to identify the integrated circuit with a...
Apparatus for generating memory-internal command signals from a memory
A device for generating memory-internal command signals from a memory operation command includes a command input for receiving a memory operation command for...
Performance for ICs with memory cells
An integrated memory device comprises a multitude of sense amplifiers which output an amplified data signal on a data line. The data line is forced to a...
Layout for thermally selected cross-point MRAM cell
A resistive memory device (40) and method of manufacturing thereof including magnetic memory cells (14) having a second magnetic layer (20) including at least a...
FeRAM memory and method for manufacturing it
To manufacture FeRAM memories in a particularly space-saving fashion and, thus, increase the storage density, a manufacturing method forms at least some of the...
Method for determining the transit time of electrical signals on printed
circuit boards using automatic...
Signal transit times on printed circuit boards which are equipped with all the passive components but without any active components can be determined using...
Electronic device having stacked modules and method for producing it
An electronic device having stacked modules and method for producing it are described. Each module has a chip. Each chip is mounted on a stack intermediate...
Method for producing a semiconductor configuration
In a method for producing a semiconductor configuration that includes at least two semiconductor elements, at least two differently doped surface regions are...
An optoelectronic micromodule (201) comprises an optoelectronic component (204), which is fixed on a main carrier (202) and can emit light in an emission...
Conductor track layer structure and prestage thereof
The invention relates to a conductor track layer structure precursor stage with conductor tracks, which are disposed on an electrically insulating substrate with...
Method for producing resist structures
A method for creating negative resist structures is described. In the method, a chemically fortified resist is applied to a substrate, dried, irradiated with...
Leadless socket for decapped semiconductor device
An apparatus for mounting a semiconductor device to a circuit board for testing is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes semiconductor circuitry and leads...
Method for the determination of resistances and capacitances of a circuit
diagram, which represents an...
From a circuit diagram, an electrically connected circuit diagram network is selected. From a layout representing the circuit diagram, an electrically connected...
Electrical circuit and method for testing a circuit component of the
The electrical circuit includes a plurality of circuit components which are connected via a bus. At least one of the circuit components can be tested ...
Method of generating a configuration for a configurable spread spectrum
A method of generating a configuration for a configurable spread spectrum communication device is disclosed herein. The method, implemented on a computing device...
System and method for finding defective tools in a semiconductor
A system and method for finding a defective tool in a semiconductor fabrication facility is disclosed. When the tools process the wafers, data representing the...
Integrated memory having a plurality of memory cell arrays and method for
operating the integrated memory
An integrated memory has a plurality of memory cell arrays. The memory cell arrays are in each case assigned a decoder for selecting bit lines and word lines. In...
High-speed zero phase restart of a multiphase clock
A high speed zero phase restart for a multiphase clock for a PRML read/write channel design. The zero phase restart includes an input for receiving a plurality...
Circuit configuration with a controllable current limiting circuit for
driving a load
A circuit configuration for driving a load is described. The circuit configuration has a first and a second connecting terminal for connecting the load, a first...
Programmable voltage pump having a ground option
Programmable voltage pump for producing an output voltage includes a trim input configured to set the output voltage, an output configured to emit the output...
Switchable current source
The current source can be switched between a current-controlled mode and a voltage-controlled mode. A special type of drive to the current source has the result...
Voltage regulator with a stabilization circuit for guaranteeing stabile
A voltage regulator is described, the output voltage of which depends on a drive to a transistor contained in the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator...
Circuit configuration for forming a MOS capacitor with a lower voltage
dependence and a lower area requirement
A circuit configuration for providing a capacitance includes short-channel MOS transistors that are reverse-connected in series or in parallel, and that have the...
Masking method for producing semiconductor components, particularly a BH
A method produces structures for semiconductor components, particularly BH laser diodes, in which a mask material is applied to a sample in a masking step. The...
Vertical device formed adjacent to a wordline sidewall and method for
A semiconductor device includes a substrate forming a trench, the trench including a storage node disposed within the trench. A wordline is disposed within the...
Method for increasing the capacitance in a storage trench
In a method for forming a trench capacitor a first layer of silicon oxide is deposited in a storage trench and a layer of silicon is deposited over the first...
Method and arrangement for operating a multistage counter in one counting
A method of operating a multistage counter in only one counting direction includes the step of changing a counter reading of a single-stage auxiliary counter at...
Method for the linear configuration of metallic fuse sections on wafers
Linear configurations of metallic fuse sections have a bit combination which represents a characteristic of a circuit on a wafer. The metallic fuse sections need...
Circuit configuration for a multistandard communications terminal
A circuit configuration for a multistandard communications terminal has, for the reception of radio signals, a radio frequency component with a receive...
Laser driver and digital controller for a laser driver
A digital controller for a laser driver has a register for storing control data that serve to control an analog circuit of the laser driver. A first interface...
Method for checking a conductive connection between contact points
In order to test, in parallel, semiconductor chips formed on a wafer, functionally identical contact points of the semiconductor chips are connected to column...