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System and method for dual-region singulation
A method for semiconductor fabrication includes forming a first array of semiconductor circuitry and a second array of semiconductor circuitry separated by a...
Method for manufacturing a semiconductor switching device with different
local cell geometry
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes providing a semiconductor substrate having an outer rim, an active area, and an edge termination...
In accordance with an embodiment, a receiver includes a first state machine configured to be coupled to a bus. The first state machine is configured to...
Clockless serial slave device
Various methods and devices involving a slave device are discussed. The slave device, which may be without a clock input, receives a clock message and generates...
Apparatus and method for improving data storage by data inversion
An apparatus includes a processing unit and a memory. The processing unit is configured to encode a plurality of bits to obtain a plurality of encoded bits, the...
XMR-sensor and method for manufacturing the XMR-sensor
An XMR-sensor and method for manufacturing the XMR-Sensor are provided. The XMR-sensor includes a substrate, a first contact, a second contact and an...
Electronic device comprising hall effect region with three contacts
An electronic device is disclosed as a part of a magnetic field sensor or a mechanical stress sensor. The electronic device includes a Hall effect region, a...
Magnetic field sensor device using different types of magnetic field
Devices, methods and systems are disclosed using a first magnetic field sensor of a first type and a second magnetic field sensor of a second type different...
MEMS device and method of making a MEMS device
A MEMS device and a method of making a MEMS device are disclosed. In one embodiment a semiconductor device comprises a substrate, a moveable electrode and a...
Power semiconductor module with liquid cooling
A power semiconductor module includes a substrate and a two-part cooling system arranged under the substrate. The cooling system has upper and lower pieces. The...
Switched capacitor LED matrix driver
This disclosure is directed to techniques for efficiently driving multiple light emitting diode (LED) strings from a single regulated source. The techniques of...
Power converter with tank circuit and over-voltage protection
In one implementation, a power converter with over-voltage protection includes a power switch coupled to a power supply through a tank circuit, and a control...
Common-mode suppressor based on differential transmission line
A common-mode suppressor for eliminating common-mode noise in high frequency differential data transmission systems and an associated method includes a long...
Bandwidth extension of oversampled analog-to-digital converters by means
of gain boosting
A digitized system operates to receive one or more analog signals from a sensor or other component and convert the analog signals to one or more digital...
Systems and methods for temperature compensated oscillators having low
A voltage controlled oscillator arrangement is disclosed. The arrangement includes a voltage controlled oscillator and a bypass component. The voltage...
Circuit for an active diode and method for operating an active diode
Embodiments of the invention relate to a circuit for an active diode, a method for operating an active diode, and, based thereon, an integrated active diode...
Phase interpolators are provided where an adjustment current is added to currents from a plurality of switchable current sources, for example to reduce an...
Power converter with split voltage supply
A power converter driver that is supplied with two different voltages.
Pre-filtering in a power supply control circuit
A hybrid power supply circuit includes a digital circuit, a digital-to-analog converter circuit, and an analog compensator circuit (analog control circuit)....
Method for operating a power factor correction circuit
A method for operating a power factor correction circuit is provided which may include the steps of providing a plurality of N switched-mode converter circuits...
Power semiconductor device
A power semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate layer of a first conductive type which has a lower part semiconductor layer of a second...
Tunnel field effect transistors
Tunnel field effect devices and methods of fabricating tunnel field effect devices are described. In one embodiment, the semiconductor device includes a first...
Method of forming a silicon-carbide device with a shielded gate
A silicon-carbide semiconductor substrate having a plurality of first doped regions being laterally spaced apart from one another and beneath a main surface,...
Transistor structure with reduced parasitic side wall characteristics
A MOS transistor structure for matched operation in weak-inversion or sub-threshold range (e.g. input-pair of operational amplifier, comparator, and/or...
Methods, apparatuses and devices related to the manufacturing of compensation devices are provided. In some cases, an n/p-codoped layer is deposited for...
Semiconductor devices with transistor cells and thermoresistive element
A semiconductor device includes a first load terminal electrically coupled to a source zone of a transistor cell. A gate terminal is electrically coupled to a...
Method for fabricating a semiconductor package and semiconductor package
A method for fabricating semiconductor packages includes providing a first substrate having an aperture, providing a first semiconductor chip, connecting the...
Semiconductor package including conductive carrier coupled power switches
In one implementation, a semiconductor package including conductive carrier coupled power switches includes a first vertical FET in a first active die having a...
Methods for manufacturing a chip arrangement, methods for manufacturing a
chip package, a chip package and chip...
A method for manufacturing a chip arrangement is provided, the method including: forming a hole in a carrier including at least one chip, wherein forming a hole...
Semiconductor devices and methods for manufacturing semiconductor devices
A method includes arranging multiple semiconductor chips over a first carrier and depositing a first material layer over surfaces of the multiple semiconductor...
Device comprising a ductile layer and method of making the same
Device comprising a ductile layer, a method for making a component comprising a ductile layer and a method for testing a component are disclosed. An embodiment...
Method for manufacturing a composite wafer having a graphite core, and
composite wafer having a graphite core
A composite wafer is manufactured by providing a carrier wafer including graphite and a protective layer, forming a bonding layer, and bonding the carrier wafer...
Service request interrupt router with shared arbitration unit
A service request interrupt router having Interrupt Control Units (ICUs); and an arbitration unit configured to be shared by the ICUs to arbitrate among Service...
Insulated-gate bipolar transistor collector-emitter saturation voltage
In one example, a method includes determining that an insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) is saturated, and while the IGBT is saturated, determining a...
Circuit arrangement and method for determining a current in a circuit
A circuit arrangement including a rectifier circuit and a current determining circuit. The rectifier circuit is configured to rectify an alternating signal into...
An embodiment discloses a sensor arrangement comprising disc shaped structure with a plurality of magnetic elements which are at least provided on end faces of...
Dimming range extension
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a dimming arrangement for a variable load, such as a lamp. The dimming arrangement is coupled...
Sensor systems and methods utilizing band pass filter tuning
A communication system having a configurable bandpass filter is disclosed. The system includes a bandpass filter and a bandpass controller. The bandpass filter...
Multi-output phase detector
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide a multi-bit binary representation of a phase difference between two signals. The multi-bit...
Method of operating a reverse conducting IGBT
According to an embodiment of a method, a semiconductor device is operated in a reverse biased unipolar mode before operating the semiconductor device in an...
Adjustable blanking time for overload protection for switch-mode power
A blanking time for a switch-mode power supply controller includes a first blanking time interval and a second blanking time interval. During the first blanking...
System and method for switched power supply current sampling
According to an embodiment, a method of operating a switching power supply includes applying a periodic switching signal to a first switch that is coupled to an...
Voltage regulator with power stage sleep modes
A power stage of a voltage regulator includes a first switch for connecting a load to a supply voltage in a first switching state of the power stage, a second...
High-frequency switching circuit
A high-frequency switching circuit includes a high-frequency switching transistor, wherein a high-frequency signal-path extends via a channel-path of the...
Method for manufacturing the magnetic field sensor module
In the method of manufacturing a magnetoresistive sensor module, at first a composite arrangement out of a semiconductor substrate and a metal-insulator...
Semiconductor device for emitting frequency-adjusted infrared light
A semiconductor device for emitting frequency-adjusted infrared light includes a lateral emitter structure and a lateral filter structure. The lateral emitter...
Field-effect semiconductor device having alternating n-type and p-type
pillar regions arranged in an active area
In a field-effect semiconductor device, alternating first n-type and p-type pillar regions are arranged in the active area. The first n-type pillar regions are...
Super junction semiconductor device having a compensation structure
A super junction semiconductor device includes a semiconductor portion including mesa regions protruding from a base section and spatially separated in a...
Semiconductor device and insulated gate bipolar transistor with source
zones formed in semiconductor mesas
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor mesa that includes at least one body zone forming first pn junctions with source zones and a second pn junction...
Method for forming a semiconductor device having insulating parts or
layers formed via anodic oxidation
A method for forming a semiconductor device includes forming an electrical structure at a main surface of a semiconductor substrate and carrying out an anodic...