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Semiconductor device and method of making same
A semiconductor device and method of making a semiconductor device are disclosed. A semiconductor body, a floating gate poly and a source/drain region are...
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit placement in
Semiconductor devices, methods of manufacturing thereof, and methods of arranging circuit components of an integrated circuit are disclosed. In one embodiment,...
Slurry transport and storage system
An embodiment of the present invention is a transport and storage system for a slurry comprising: a main container; and a test container, the main container and...
Apparatus and system with a time delay path and method for propagating a
Implementations are presented herein that include a time delay path.
NVM overlapping write method
A structure and method for increasing the operating speed and reducing the overall programming time of a memory array are provided herein. The method and...
Non-volatile memory with predictive programming
A method of operating an integrated circuit includes applying at least one first programming pulse to a plurality of non-volatile memory cells to adjust a level...
Memory with intervening transistor
Disclosed herein are memory devices and related methods and techniques. A cell in the memory device may be associated with an intervening transistor, the...
Active inductance for very high frequencies based on CMOS inverters
The present disclosure relates to techniques for simulating electrical inductance.
Method for driving a fluorescent lamp, and lamp ballast
A method for driving a fluorescent lamp and lamp ballast is disclosed. In one embodiment, an excitation AC voltage having an excitation frequency is applied to...
One or more embodiments are related to a semiconductor chip comprising a capacitor, the capacitor comprising: a plurality of conductive plates, each of the...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes providing a workpiece having a first orientation and at...
Stress sensing devices and methods
Embodiments relate to stress sensing devices and methods. In an embodiment, a sensor device includes an active layer; and at least three contacts spaced apart...
Device and method for a secure execution of a program
A device and method for a secure execution of a program. The program includes a sequence of program commands including use and checking commands. A checking...
PLL/DLL dual loop data synchronization
A dual loop (PLL/DLL) data synchronization system and method for plesiochronous systems is provided. A dual loop data serializer includes a phase lock loop...
Power semiconductor module system
A power semiconductor module system. One embodiment provides a power semiconductor module and a mounting adapter. The mounting adapter and the power...
Receiver test circuits, systems and methods
Embodiments relate to apparatuses, systems and methods for testing high-frequency receivers. In an embodiment, a method includes integrating a pulse train...
Module comprising a semiconductor chip
A module includes a semiconductor chip having at least a first terminal contact surface and a second terminal contact surface. A first bond element made of a...
Power semiconductor module with segmented base plate
A power semiconductor module with segmented base plate. One embodiment provides a semiconductor module including a base plate and at least two circuit carriers....
Embedded chip package
An electronic assembly is disclosed. One embodiment includes at least one semiconductor chip and a package structure embedding the semiconductor chip. The...
Contact patterning method with transition etch feedback
A method for forming a contact hole in a semiconductor device and related computer-readable storage medium are provided, the method and program steps of the...
Integrated circuit having doped semiconductor body and method
An integrated circuit and method for making an integrated circuit including doping a semiconductor body is disclosed. One embodiment provides defect-correlated...
Method for producing a thyristor
In a method for producing an electronic component, a first doped connection region and a second doped connection region are formed on or above a substrate; a...
Active and adaptive tire systems
An active and adaptive tire system is disclosed. The active and adaptive tire system comprises a tire and an active material configured to alter at least one...
System-on-chip with master/slave debug interface
A System-on-Chip (SOC) integrated circuit (IC) debugging system includes a plurality of SOC ICs connected to a shared debug bus. One of the plurality of SOC ICs...
System and method of controlling access to a device
A method of controlling access to a device. First information is provided. Second information is retrieved from the device. The first information is used to...
Memory controller comprising adjustable transmitter impedance
Memory controllers, memory devices and methods are provided in which test data is transmitted and signal parameters are varied. The transmitted test data is...
Pulse modulation devices and methods
An embodiment method of generating an output pulse stream comprises first pulse modulating a first multi-bit input term to generate a first one-bit pulse...
Semiconductor device and method for producing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device has a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type and a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type complementary...
Methods of forming integrated circuit devices having damascene
interconnects therein with metal diffusion...
Methods of forming integrated circuit devices include forming an interlayer insulating layer having a trench therein, on a substrate and forming an electrical...
Electronic airbag control unit having an autonomous event data recorder
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to an electronic control unit for an airbag, said control unit having a data recorder unit that has a...
Transmission mask with differential attenuation to improve ISO-dense
A system and method to compensate for the proximity effects in the imaging of patterns in a photolithography process. A light exposure of a photoresist layer is...
Galileo/GPS receiver with improved positioning accuracy
Embodiments related to global positioning are described and depicted.
Method and device for measuring time intervals
A device is disclosed for measuring a plurality of time intervals.
Time-to-digital converter with calibration
Time-to-digital converter arrangements and corresponding methods as well as applications thereof are described. The time-to-digital converter in a first mode is...
Power semiconductor module and method for operating a power semiconductor
A power semiconductor module includes a normally on, controllable first power semiconductor switch including at least one first power semiconductor chip, and a...
Comparator for technologies with transient variations of transistor
This disclosure relates to permuting transistors to compensate for offsets generated by transient variations of the transistors' parameters.
Dielectric film and layer testing
A system for testing and a method for making a semiconductor device is disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes a conductor overlying a dielectric layer. The...
Power semiconductor module comprising elastic housing for accommodating
movement of individual substrate...
The power semiconductor module (1) comprises several semiconductor components (6, 7, 8), located on a substrate (2). The aim of the invention is to prevent a...
Electronic device having contact elements with a specified cross section
and manufacturing thereof
An electronic device and manufacturing thereof. One embodiment provides a carrier and multiple contact elements. The carrier defines a first plane. A power...
Method for producing a copper connection between two sides of a substrate
A method for producing an electrically conductive connection between a first surface of a semiconductor substrate and a second surface of the semiconductor...
Method for multiple irradiation of a resist
The invention relates to a method with contrast reversal which, inter alia, opens up new areas of application for resists.
Patterning methods and masks
Masks for patterning material layers of semiconductor devices, methods of patterning and methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices, and lithography systems...
Integrated circuit and test method
An integrated circuit test controller and method defining a number N of failure events, applying the test to an integrated circuit under test by applying a...
Method and device for controlling a memory access and correspondingly
configured semiconductor memory
Method and device for controlling a memory access and correspondingly configured semiconductor memory A method and a device for controlling a memory access of a...
Circuit arrangement including voltage supply circuit
One embodiment of a circuit arrangement includes first and second input voltage terminals for applying an input voltage, and at least one first semiconductor...
Semiconductor module with current connection element
A semiconductor module having a current connection element designed for a high current carrying capability is disclosed. In one embodiment, the current...
Protection circuit and operating method thereof
A semiconductor component including a semiconductor substrate, a doped well formed in the semiconductor substrate, transistor structures arranged in the doped...
Bipolar semiconductor device and manufacturing method
A trench IGBT is disclosed. One embodiment includes an embedded structure arranged above a collector region and selected from a group consisting of a porous...
Method of transmitting data between devices connected via a multi-master
bus defining a time slot during...
In the novel device and the novel method the data to be transmitted is transmitted in units together with information that is required or useful for the...
Method for compensation for any phase and/or amplitude error in a receiver
The invention relates to a method for compensation for any phase and/or amplitude error in a receiver having a complex processing branch and a complex-conjugate...