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Utilization of a multifunctional pin to control a switched-mode power
An embodiment of the invention relates to a power converter including a resistor divider with an internal node to sense an input line voltage. The internal node...
Modem unit and mobile communication unit
A modem unit includes a first semiconductor die that includes a power management unit and an embedded flash memory. A mobile communication unit includes a modem...
Magnetic field sensor device
A magnetic field sensor device includes at least two magneto-resistive sensor elements and one switch which is connected to the at least two magneto-resistive...
Techniques for electrically characterizing tunnel junction film stacks
with little or no processing
Probes are electrically connected to a surface of a tunnel junction film stack comprising a free layer, a tunnel barrier, and a pinned layer. Resistances are...
Process for the simultaneous deposition of crystalline and amorphous
layers with doping
One embodiment of the present invention relates to method for the concurrent deposition of multiple different crystalline structures on a semiconductor body...
Integrated circuit with galvanically bonded heat sink
An integrated circuit includes a semiconductor substrate, a first electrical contact formed on the semiconductor substrate, and a first heat sink element bonded...
Integrated circuit package
Two integrated circuits having circuitry on one of their major surfaces are ground on their opposite major surfaces to reduce their thickness. The ground...
Semiconductor component with marginal region
A semiconductor component having a semiconductor body includes an active region and a marginal region surrounding the active region. The marginal region extends...
Transistor component having a shielding structure
A transistor component having a shielding structure. One embodiment provides a source terminal, a drain terminal and control terminal. A source zone of a first...
Semiconductor device with a charge carrier compensation structure in a
semiconductor body and method for its...
A semiconductor device with a charge carrier compensation structure in a semiconductor body and to a method for its production. The semiconductor body includes...
Capacitors and methods of manufacture thereof
Capacitors are formed in metallization layers of semiconductor device in regions where functional conductive features are not formed, more efficiently using...
Semiconductor device and method for making same
One or more embodiments may relate to a method for making a semiconductor structure, the method including: forming an opening at least partially through a...
Method for producing a buried n-doped semiconductor zone in a
semiconductor body and semiconductor component
A method for producing a buried n-doped semiconductor zone in a semiconductor body. In one embodiment, the method includes producing an oxygen concentration at...
MIM capacitors in semiconductor components
Structures and methods of forming an ideal MIM capacitor are disclosed. The single capacitor includes a first and a second metal structure overlying a...
Method for making semiconductor device
One or more embodiments relate to a method of forming a semiconductor device, including: providing a substrate; forming a gate stack over the substrate, the...
Method for making semiconductor device
One or more embodiments relate to a method for forming a memory device, the memory device including a control gate, a charge storage structure and a select...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes placing a chip on a carrier, and applying an electrically conducting layer to the chip and the...
Methodology of placing printing assist feature for random mask layout
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of placing printing assist features in a mask layout. The method includes providing a design layout having...
Master nodes and slave nodes for a communication network, and methods
Illustrative methods, apparatuses and software are described for searching for an ID of a slave node within a communication network, such as a single-wire...
Controlled transmission of data in a data transmission system
This disclosure relates to controlled transmission of data in a data transmission system. Data from data interface elements may be transmitted in a controlled...
Transceiver with switch circuit for routing data from receiver to
A transceiver includes a receiver unit including a clock and data recovery unit. The transceiver includes a transmitter unit and a digital core coupled to the...
Method and device for transmitting a plurality of data symbols
A method for transmitting a plurality of data symbols using a plurality of transmit antennas and a plurality of transmission resources is described, in which...
System and method for emissions suppression in a switched-mode power
In one embodiment, a method of operating a switched-mode power supply that has a switch coupled to a drive signal is disclosed. The method includes deactivating...
Circuit arrangement having two semiconductor switching elements and one
One aspect is a circuit arrangement including a first semiconductor switching element, a second semiconductor switching element connected in series with the...
Fluidic electrostatic energy harvester
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a variable capacitor that operates without moving mechanical parts. In this capacitor electrically conductive...
Integrated circuit arrangement and circuit array
One aspect is an integrated circuit arrangement. The arrangement includes a first terminal, which can be brought to a first supply potential, a second terminal,...
Estimation and compensation of oscillator nonlinearities
A device may include an oscillator circuit, a control circuit, a frequency detector circuit, and a processor circuit. The oscillator circuit may include a...
Device and method for generating an output signal
An embodiment provides a device for generating an output signal as a function of an input signal, wherein a plurality of circuit sections generate partial...
Circuit arrangement comprising a load transistor and a measuring
One aspect is a circuit arrangement having a load current path with a load transistor having a first and a second load path terminal and a control terminal. A...
Semiconductor device including first and second carriers
A semiconductor device and method. One embodiment provides an integral array of first carriers and an integral array of second carries connected to the integral...
A semiconductor device includes a substrate having a chip island, a chip attached to the chip island, and encapsulation material deposited on the chip and part...
Component, power component, apparatus, method of manufacturing a
component, and method of manufacturing a power...
A component has a device applied to a device carrier, a first conducting layer grown onto the device and onto the device carrier, and an insulating material...
Semiconductor devices with trench isolations
In an embodiment, a semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device may include a first diffusion region, a second diffusion region an active region...
Semiconductor arrangement including a load transistor and sense transistor
A semiconductor arrangement including a load transistor and a sense transistor that are integrated in a semiconductor body. One embodiment provides a number of...
Method for insulating a semiconducting material in a trench from a
A method for insulating a semiconducting material in a trench from a substrate, wherein the trench is formed in the substrate and comprising an upper portion...
Semiconductor component including a lateral transistor component
A semiconductor component including a lateral transistor component is disclosed. One embodiment provides an electrically insulating carrier layer. A first and a...
Wireless communication apparatuses, systems and methods
Methods of wirelessly communicating are disclosed. In one embodiment, a transmit angle along a circumference of a revolution is determined, a transmit time of...
In one implementation an output signal of an oscillator is varied to be within a desired frequency band with respect to a reference signal, the output signal...
Power efficient transmitter with high dynamic range
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a method for transistor matching. The power transmitter comprises a first, second, and third amplification...
Communication terminal device
In an embodiment of the invention, a communication terminal device, which may include a message generation circuit configured to generate an information inquiry...
System with 90 degree sense layer magnetic orientation
A system including a sense layer, a first pinned layer and a first interlayer. The first pinned layer is held in a fixed magnetic orientation. The first...
System and method for limiting current oscillation
A system and method for limiting current oscillation in power supplies. A method for operating a power supply comprises entering a current limitation mode,...
Regulated energy supply for a rapidly cycling integrated circuit with
reduced electromagnetic radiation
A device (12) supplies energy to a rapid cycling and/or rapidly cycled integrated circuit (13, 52) which includes a circuit load (17) and an internal capacity...
Synchronization of plural DC-DC voltage converters
The present disclosure relates to circuits and methods for improving the performance of plural DC-DC voltage converters.
Module with silicon-based layer
The invention concerns a module comprising a carrier element, a semiconductor device mounted on said carrier element and a silicon-based insulating layer. The...
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip having a through-connection extending between a first main face of the semiconductor chip and a second main...
Attachment member for semiconductor sensor device
A semiconductor sensor device is electrically coupled to an object. An attachment member attaches the semiconductor sensor device to the object. The attachment...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method
A semiconductor device and manufacturing method is disclosed. One embodiment provides a common substrate of a first conductivity type and at least two wells of...
Semiconductor component including an edge termination having a trench and
method for producing
A semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body having a first side, a second side, an edge delimiting the semiconductor body in a lateral direction, an...
Integrated circuit including a trench transistor having two control
An integrated circuit including a field effect controllable trench transistor having two-control electrodes is disclosed. One embodiment provides a trench...