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Predictive contact information representation
A probability that one or more contacts may be selected is determined. The probability that one or more contact may be selected may be determined based on one...
Devices and methods for controlling both LED and touch sense elements via
a single IC package pin
Devices and methods for minimizing a number of I/O pins needed to control LED and touch sense operations are described and disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a...
Magneto-resistive magnetic field sensor
A system includes a magnet, a first magneto-resistive sensing element, and a second magneto-resistive sensing element. The magnet is configured to provide a...
Detection circuit and method for detecting damage to a semiconductor chip
A semiconductor chip having a current source coupled between a first potential and an electrical node, a detection circuit having an input coupled to the...
Method for fabricating a cavity structure, for fabricating a cavity
structure for a semiconductor structure and...
Embodiments show a method for fabricating a cavity structure, a semiconductor structure, a cavity structure for a semiconductor device and a semiconductor...
Method of protecting sidewall surfaces of a semiconductor substrate
One or more embodiments may include a method of making a semiconductor structure, comprising: forming a first opening partially through a semiconductor...
Semiconductor device having a semiconductor chip, and method for the
A semiconductor device having a semiconductor chip having an active surface with flip-chip contacts and a passive surface is disclosed. The flip-chip contacts...
Indirect tire pressure monitoring systems and methods
Embodiments relate to indirect tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMSs) and methods that utilize anti-lock braking system (ABS) signals. In embodiments,...
A semiconductor device includes a baseplate and a first and a second insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) substrate coupled to the baseplate. The...
Integrated circuit and production method
An integrated circuit and a production method is disclosed. One embodiment forms reverse-current complexes in a semiconductor well, so that the charge carriers,...
Semiconductor device arrangement with a first semiconductor device and
with a plurality of second semiconductor...
A semiconductor device arrangement includes a first semiconductor device having a load path, and a number of second transistors, each having a load path between...
Capacitor having a plurality of parallel conductive members
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In one embodiment, a capacitor plate includes a plurality of first parallel conductive...
III-V semiconductor devices with buried contacts
A semiconductor device such as a diode or transistor includes a semiconductor substrate, a first region of III-V semiconductor material on the semiconductor...
Method for producing a semiconductor device with a semiconductor body
A semiconductor device with a semiconductor body and method for its production is disclosed. The semiconductor body includes drift zones of epitaxially grown...
Method for attaching a metal surface to a carrier, a method for attaching
a chip to a chip carrier, a...
A method for attaching a metal surface to a carrier is provided, the method including: depositing a porous layer over at least one of a metal surface and a side...
Acceleration detection and angular position determination systems and
methods in tire pressure monitoring systems
Embodiments relate to tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). In embodiments, a TPMS comprises a wheel unit and a control unit. Each wheel unit collects...
Successive approximation analog-to-digital converter
A current input analog-to-digital converter and a corresponding current measurement circuit is disclosed. In accordance with one example of the invention, an...
GMR sensors having reduced AMR effects
Embodiments related to giant magneto resistance (GMR) angle sensor layouts having reduced anisotropic magneto resistance (AMR) effects. Embodiments provide GMR...
Controlling the recombination rate in a bipolar semiconductor component
Disclosed is a method for controlling the recombination rate in the base region of a bipolar semiconductor component, and a bipolar semiconductor component.
Semiconductor device having variably laterally doped zone with decreasing
concentration formed in an edge region
In a semiconductor body, a semiconductor device has an active region with a vertical drift section of a first conduction type and a near-surface lateral well of...
A semiconductor device has elongate plug structures extending in the lateral direction. The plug structures serve as electrical lines in order to enable locally...
Chip, method for producing a chip and device for laser ablation
In various embodiments, a chip may include a substrate; a coating, the coating covering the substrate at least partially and the coating being designed for...
Transistor and method of manufacturing a transistor
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention a transistor is disclosed. The transistor comprises a collector, a base and an emitter, wherein a...
Method for producing a power semiconductor arrangement
In a method for producing a power semiconductor arrangement, a dielectric insulation carrier with a top side and a top metallization layer arranged on the top...
Method of packaging a die
A method of attaching a die to a substrate is disclosed. A major surface of the die has an array of electrical contacts, and is covered with a tape segment...
Method and system for transmitting supplementary data, and communication
Method for transmitting supplementary data whose content relates to a communication session which has been set up or terminated to a communication terminal, in...
Intelligent tire systems and methods
Embodiments relate to intelligent tire systems and methods. In an embodiment, a sensor module mounted in a tire includes a sensor configured to generate sensor...
Power transistor output match network with high Q RF path and low Q low
A power circuit includes a power device, an output match network and a bypass network. The output match network is coupled to an output of the power device and...
System providing a switched output signal and a high resolution output
A system including a sensing system, a first chopped circuit, a second chopped circuit, and a clock generator. The sensing system is configured to provide...
Circuit including a resistor arrangement for actuation of a transistor
A circuit for actuation of a transistor. One embodiment provides an actuation output for connection to the actuation connection of the transistor. A measurement...
Methods and systems for driving a load
In one embodiment, a circuit can selectively adjust a current for driving a load. The circuit includes a sensor configured to measure a magnetic field...
System and method for non-linear dimming of a light source
In one embodiment, a light dimming module is disclosed. The light dimming module has a dimming engine coupled to a digital input interface and an output...
Power semiconductor device
A power semiconductor device having a first active semiconductor component and a second active semiconductor component, the electrical connections of which are...
Method for defining a separating structure within a semiconductor device
A method includes depositing a material layer over a semiconductor substrate and using a first mask in a first exposure/patterning process to pattern the...
Vertical interconnect structure, memory device and associated production
The present invention relates to a method for producing a vertical interconnect structure, a memory device and an associated production method, in which case,...
Method for fabricating a circuit substrate assembly and a power
electronics module comprising an anchoring...
A power semiconductor module is fabricated by providing a circuit substrate with a metal surface and an insulating substrate comprising an insulation carrier...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing thereof
Semiconductor devices, methods of manufacturing thereof, lithography masks, and methods of designing lithography masks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Secure processor arrangement having shared memory
Processor arrangement having a first processor, a second processor, and at least one memory configured to be shared by the first processor and the second...
Semiconductor device with thermal fault detection
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip including an active area. A temperature sensor arrangement provides a measurement signal dependent on the...
Integrated circuit device and method for its production
An integrated circuit device includes a semiconductor body fitted with a first electrode and a second electrode on opposite surfaces. A control electrode on an...
Method of manufacturing an electronic system
A method of manufacturing an electronic system. One embodiment provides a semiconductor chip having a first main face and a second main face opposite to the...
Device and method for determining an inverse of a value related to a
A device for determining an inverse of an initial value related to a modulus, comprising a unit configured to process an iterative algorithm in a plurality of...
Methods and systems for measuring data pulses
Some embodiments disclosed herein relate to a method. In the method, a duration of a first synchronization pulse is measured. A fixed, predetermined number of...
Adaptive frequency jitter for controller
In order to convert an input power to one or more DC power levels that are provided to an output load, some aspects of the present disclosure relate to...
A sensor including a substrate and magnetic material. The substrate has a main major surface and includes at least two spaced apart ferromagnetic layers. The...
Integrated memory device having columns having multiple bit lines
A memory device using tunneling field effect transistors (TFET) and buried bit lines is presented. The memory device includes a matrix containing rows and...
Method for producing a semiconductor
A method for producing a semiconductor includes providing a p-doped semiconductor body having a first side and a second side; implanting protons into the...
Method for producing a gate electrode structure
A transistor with a gate electrode structure is produced by providing a semiconductor body with a first surface, and with a first sacrificial layer extending in...
Method of manufacturing semiconductor devices
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method includes providing a metal carrier, attaching chips to the carrier, and applying a metal layer over...
Electronic component with buffer layer
An electronic component includes a metal substrate, a semiconductor chip configured to be attached to the metal substrate, and a buffer layer positioned between...