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Semiconductor wafer structure
One embodiment provides a semiconductor wafer structure including a semiconductor wafer and a spacer layer. The semiconductor wafer includes active areas. The...
MEMS devices and methods of manufacture thereof
Micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In one embodiment, a MEMS device includes a first semiconductive...
Semiconductor component with stress-absorbing semiconductor layer
The invention relates to a semiconductor component with stress-absorbing semiconductor layer (SA) and an associated fabrication method, a crystalline stress...
Semiconductor device with improved on-resistance
A semiconductor device includes a source, a drain, and a gate configured to selectively enable a current to pass between the source and the drain. The...
Electro static discharge protection device
A semiconductor device for protecting against an electro static discharge is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor device includes a first low doped...
Electro chemical deposition systems and methods of manufacturing using the
An electro chemical deposition system is described for forming a feature on a semiconductor wafer. The electro chemical deposition is performed by powering...
Ultra low current consumption comparator for thermal shutdown
An embodiment of the invention relates to a temperature-sensing device and a related method. In an embodiment, the device senses a temperature with a first...
Integrated circuit and method of protecting a circuit part of an
A integrated circuit comprises a circuit part to be protected and protective lines located at least one wiring level of the integrated circuit. In addition, the...
Coupling devices, system comprising a coupling device and method for use
in a system comprising a coupling device
The invention relates to coupling devices, a system comprising a coupling device and a method for use in a system comprising a coupling device. In accordance...
Integrated lateral short circuit for a beneficial modification of current
distribution structure for xMR...
The invention relates to a magnetoresistive device formed to sense an externally applied magnetic field, and a related method. The magnetoresistive device...
Wideband doherty amplifier circuit
An amplifier circuit includes a signal summing node, a first amplifier configured to operate in a first mode, an impedance inverter, a second amplifier...
Multiphase power regulator with load adaptive phase control
Disclosed is a power regulator for providing precisely regulated power to a microelectronic device such as a microprocessor. Improved power regulation is...
Semiconductor component including a drift zone and a drift control zone
A semiconductor component including a drift zone and a drift control zone. One embodiment provides a transistor component having a drift zone, a body zone, a...
Monolithic semiconductor switches and method for manufacturing
One aspect is monolithic semiconductor switches and method for manufacturing. One embodiment provides a semiconductor die with a first n-type channel FET and a...
Bit line structure and method for the production thereof
A bit line structure and associated fabrication method are provided for a semiconductor element or circuit arrangement. The bit line structure contains a...
Manufacturing of a device including a semiconductor chip
Metal particles are applied to a metal foil. A semiconductor chip is placed over the metal foil with contact elements of the semiconductor chip facing the metal...
Digital signal transfer method and apparatus
The invention relates to a digital signal transfer method and apparatus in which a signals are transferred between first and second electrically isolated...
RF circuit with improved antenna matching
In one embodiment, RF front-end circuit includes a tunable matching network having an input coupled to an RF interface port, a directional coupler with a first...
Secure sensor/actuator systems
A chip module including a sensor/actuator, an input/output interface, a data processing circuit connected between the input/output interface and the...
Position identification system and method
A position identification system and method include a receiver configured to receive an initiation signal and attenuate the initiation signal until the...
Pulsed static flip-flop
A pulsed static flip-flop comprises a first logic device which combines a logic signal with a pulsed signal and outputs a set signal, a second logic device...
Switching converter and method to control a switching converter
Preferred embodiments of the present invention are a switching converter, an integrated circuit package, and method for controlling a switching converter. An...
A multi-chip module is disclosed. In one embodiment, the multichip module includes a first chip, a second chip and a common chip carrier is disclosed. The first...
Apparatus and method configured to lower thermal stresses
An apparatus and a method configured to lower thermal stress is disclosed. One embodiment provides a semiconductor chip, a heat sink plate and a layer...
Electronic device and method for producing a device
An electronic device or devices and method for producing a device is disclosed. One embodiment provides an integrated component, a first package body and a...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing
A semiconductor and method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. In one embodiment the method includes providing a semiconductor substrate with a first...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. A complimentary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) device includes a PMOS transistor...
Device and method for reducing a voltage dependent capacitive coupling
A device comprises a first means for separating a conductive layer from a semiconductor substrate and a second means for reducing a voltage dependent capacitive...
SiC semiconductor device with self-aligned contacts, integrated circuit
and manufacturing method
One aspect includes a semiconductor device with self-aligned contacts, integrated circuit and manufacturing method. One embodiment provides gate control...
Methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices and optical proximity
Methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices and methods of optical proximity correction methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a...
Integrated circuit device and method
An integrated circuit device includes a semiconductor chip with a metallization layer on the chip. A gas-phase deposited insulation layer is disposed on the...
Self aligned silicided contacts
Structures and methods of forming self aligned silicided contacts are disclosed. The structure includes a gate electrode disposed over an active area, a liner...
Capacitor structure in trench structures of semiconductor devices and
semiconductor devices comprising...
A capacitor structure in trench structures of a semiconductor device includes conductive regions made of metallic and/or semiconducting materials. The...
Semiconductor component and method for producing the same
A method for producing a semiconductor component has the following step: the front side (101) of the semiconductor body (100) is irradiated with high-energy...
Semiconductor device test system with test interface means
A semiconductor device test system has an interface for use with a semiconductor device test method, and a semiconductor device test method. In a first mode of...
Determining execution times of commands
Methods and apparatuses for determining a number of clock cycles during an execution of a command by a processor, determining a value associated with the number...
Method and apparatus for characterizing properties of electronic devices
depending on device parameters
A system and method for obtaining information about an electronic device includes the steps of providing a criterion for a property of the electronic device...
Encoding bits into simultaneous pulse pairs
Methods and apparatuses for encoding a plurality of bits into a plurality of pairs of simultaneous electrical pulses.
Capacitive detection systems and methods
The invention is related to capacitive detection systems and methods. In one embodiment, a capacitive detection system comprises a first transmitter electrode...
System including reply signal that at least partially overlaps request
A system including a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver is configured to transmit a request. The transmitter is configured to transmit a reply signal that...
Arrangement, use of an arrangement, reference voltage source and method
for generating a voltage value linearly...
The invention relates to an arrangement comprising a logarithmizing unit and a subtracting unit, wherein the subtracting unit has an output at which a voltage...
Measuring arrangement, semiconductor arrangement and method for operating
a semiconductor component as a...
The invention relates to a measuring arrangement, a semiconductor arrangement and a method for operating a reference source, wherein at least one semiconductor...
System including signal offset estimation
A system includes a first circuit configured to convert a first analog signal to a first digital signal. The system includes a second circuit configured to...
Voltage regulator and associated methods
A regulated voltage is generated at an output terminal of a voltage regulator circuit having at least one input terminal. A feedback signal is coupled from a...
Packaged semiconductor device with encapsulant embedding semiconductor
chip that includes contact pads
A semiconductor package includes a semiconductor chip, an encapsulant embedding the semiconductor chip, first contact pads on a first main face of the...
Device including a semiconductor chip
A device including a semiconductor chip. One embodiment provides a device, including a metal layer having a first layer face. A semiconductor chip includes a...
Semiconductor device including semiconductor zones and manufacturing
A semiconductor device includes first semiconductor zones of a first conductivity type having a first dopant species of the first conductivity type and a second...
Semiconductor component having rectifying junctions of different
magnitudes and method for producing the same
A semiconductor component is proposed which has a semiconductor body having a first semiconductor zone of the first conduction type, at least one first...
Static randon access memory cell
One or more embodiments relate to a static random access memory cell comprising: a first inverter including a first n-channel pull-down transistor coupled...
Method of etching a material surface
Disclosed is a method of structuring a material surface by dry etching, so that a passivation layer soluble in a solvent forms by the dry etching on parts of...