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Self-aligning pick-up head and method for manufacturing a device with the
self-aligning pick-up head
A self-aligning pick-up head, a method to manufacture a pick-up head and a method of manufacturing a device are disclosed. In one embodiment a pick-up head...
Methods for etching a workpiece, an apparatus configured to etch a
workpiece, and a non-transitory computer...
A method for etching a workpiece may be provided, which may include: determining a plurality of reference etch profiles for a plurality of positions of an...
Semiconductor device including short-circuit protection
A semiconductor device is described that includes a switch to switch a load current path on and off according to an input signal. The device further includes an...
Insulated gate bipolar transistor with mesa sections between cell trench
structures and method of manufacturing
An IGBT includes a mesa section that extends between two cell trench structures from a first surface of a semiconductor portion to a layer section of the...
Anchoring structure and intermeshing structure
An anchoring structure for a metal structure of a semiconductor device includes an anchoring recess structure having at least one overhanging side wall, the...
Current sense transistor with embedding of sense transistor cells
A semiconductor device a field of transistor cells integrated in a semiconductor body. A number of the transistor cells forming a power transistor and at least...
Semiconductor device comprising trench gate and buried source electrodes
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a trench, a buried insulated source electrode arranged in a bottom portion of the trench, a first...
High breakdown voltage III-nitride device
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body having a compound semiconductor material on a substrate. The compound semiconductor material has a channel...
Semiconductor component comprising magnetic field sensor
The invention relates to a semiconductor component (100) comprising a semiconductor chip (10) configured as a wafer level package, a magnetic field sensor (11)...
Symmetrical differential sensing method and system for STT MRAM
The invention relates to methods and systems for reading a memory cell and in particular, an STT MRAM. In one example, a system for reading a memory cell...
Wheel speed sensor and interface systems and methods
A measurement system includes a speed plus sensor and a control unit. The speed plus sensor is configured to detect a magnetic field in response to speed and...
Method, device and circuitry for detecting a failure on a differential bus
An exemplary embodiment relates to a method for detecting a failure on a differential bus comprising the steps: detecting a first signal between the bus lines,...
Microelectromechanical accelerometer with wireless transmission
In various embodiments, a microelectromechanical system may include a mass element; a substrate; a signal generator; and a fixing structure configured to fix...
Multi-rate pipelined ADC structure
Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide analog to digital conversion of analog inputs. A plurality of analog-to-digital converters...
Booster antenna for a chip arrangement, contactless smart card module
arrangement and chip arrangement
In various embodiments, a booster antenna for a chip arrangement, for example a smart card, is provided. The booster antenna can have: a first electrical...
Vertical semiconductor device and method of manufacturing thereof
A vertical semiconductor device has a semiconductor body with a first surface and a second surface substantially parallel to the first surface. A first...
Semiconductor device and method for producing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device has a semiconductor body with a semiconductor device structure including at least a first electrode and a second electrode. Between the...
Semiconductor device with low on resistance and high breakdown voltage
A semiconductor device includes an epitaxial layer of semiconductor material of a first conductivity type, a body region of a second (opposite) conductivity...
Semiconductor device and method of making same
A method of making a semiconductor device is disclosed. A device is fabricated on a semiconductor body. A gate electrode is disposed over the semiconductor body...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and a semiconductor
A semiconductor device is manufactured in a semiconductor substrate comprising a first main surface, the semiconductor substrate including chip areas. The...
An electronic module includes a first semiconductor chip and a passive component, wherein the first semiconductor chip is arranged on a surface of the passive...
Method for making a sensor device using a graphene layer
A graphene layer is generated on a substrate. A plastic material is deposited on the graphene layer to at least partially cover the graphene layer. The...
Semiconductor device with a super junction structure based on a
compensation structure with compensation layers...
A super junction structure is formed in a semiconductor portion of a super junction semiconductor device. The super junction structure includes a compensation...
Power switching module with reduced oscillation
A power switching module includes a three-terminal power semiconductor device designed for a rated current and a freewheeling unit. The freewheeling unit...
Chip package with embedded passive component
A chip package includes an electrically conducting chip carrier and at least one first semiconductor chip attached to the electrically conducting chip carrier....
Mismatch error reduction method and system for STT MRAM
The invention relates to methods and systems for reading a memory cell and in particular, an STT MRAM. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a method...
Electronic device with a programmable resistive element and a method for
blocking a device
One or more embodiments relate to an electronic device comprising a circuitry and a programmable resistive element. The programmable resistive element comprises...
Smart card module and method for producing a smart card module
A smart card module for use in a smart card includes a microchip and a contact zone for making contact with the microchip by means of a reader. The microchip...
Method and a circuit arrangement for determining a demagnetization zero
In various embodiments a method for determining a demagnetization zero current time, at which a transformer is substantially demagnetized, for a switched mode...
Method and apparatus for regulating the brightness of light-emitting
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and circuits for brightness regulation for at least one light-emitting diode in the field of general...
Method and apparatus for regulating the sampling phase
Embodiments of the invention relate to methods and circuits for controlling the sampling phase of a signal that is to be regenerated by sampling, particularly a...
Mixing stage, modulator circuit and a current control circuit
A mixing stage includes a first modulation stage that receives an input signal from a first common node of the mixing stage, a first local oscillator input that...
Methods and apparatus for voltage regulation with dynamic transient
Methods and apparatus of dynamic transient optimization in a voltage regulator according to various aspects of the present invention may comprise a transition...
Driving circuit for an electric motor
In various embodiments a circuit arrangement is provided, having a bridge circuit including at least two switches connected in series; a bridge node which may...
A semiconductor structure includes a substrate, an undoped GaP insulating layer formed over the substrate, and a semiconductor layer formed over the GaP layer.
Semiconductor device including a drift zone and a drift control zone
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body having a drift zone of a first conductivity type and a drift control zone. A junction termination structure...
Bipolar semiconductor component with a fully depletable channel zone
A bipolar semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body having first and second substantially parallel main surfaces and at least one load pn junction,...
Field-effect semiconductor device and manufacturing method therefor
According to an embodiment of a field-effect semiconductor device, the field-effect semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body and a source electrode....
Semiconductor structure and method for making same
Embodiments relate to a method for making a semiconductor structure, the method comprising: forming a seed layer in direct contact with a dielectric material;...
Semiconductor module and a method for fabrication thereof by extended
The semiconductor module includes a carrier, a plurality of semiconductor transistor chips disposed on the carrier, a plurality of semiconductor diode chips...
Semiconductor device and method of making the same
A semiconductor device includes a drift region in a first region of a semiconductor body. The drift region includes dopants of a first conductivity type. A...
Integrated antennas in wafer level package
A semiconductor module having one or more integrated antennas in a single package is provided herein. The semiconductor module has a bonding interconnect...
Voltage regulator using N-type substrate
In various embodiments a voltage regulating circuit is provided which may include a control transistor at least partially formed in an n-type substrate, and a...
Systems and methods for non-volatile memory
A self powered memory system is disclosed. The system includes a volatile supply component, a battery component, a switch component, and a volatile memory...
Fail safe code functionality
Some aspects of the present disclosure provide for a system and method for fault mitigation of a non-volatile memory (NVM) store subject to error correction...
Method for manufacturing a MEMS device and MEMS device
A method for manufacturing a MEMS device includes providing a cavity within a layer adjacent to a sacrificial layer. The cavity extends to the sacrificial layer...
Test signal generation and application in receivers
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a test signal generator configured to generate a single sideband (SSB) test signal that is used for testing...
System and method for calibrating a power supply
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of calibrating a power supply includes coupling a reference load to an output of the power supply, setting an output...
Floating gate memory device with at least partially surrounding control
One or more embodiments relate to a floating gate memory device, comprising: a substrate; a floating gate disposed over the substrate; and a control gate...
Semiconductor devices having transistors along different orientations
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes an array having at least one first...