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Stacked semiconductor chips
Stacked semiconductor chips are disclosed. One embodiment provides a method including a first substrate having a first surface and an opposing second surface....
Integrally fabricated micromachine and logic elements
Embodiments of the invention are related to micromachine structures. In one embodiment, a micromachine structure comprises a first electrode, a second...
Transistor level routing
System and method for transistor level routing is disclosed. A preferred embodiment comprises a semiconductor device including a first semiconductor device...
Integrated circuit arrangements with ESD-resistant capacitor and
corresponding method of production
A circuit arrangement including a capacitor in an n-type well is disclosed. A specific polarization of the capacitor ensures that a depletion zone arises in the...
Electronic device and method for production
An electronic device and method for production is disclosed. One embodiment provides an integrated component having a first layer which is composed of copper or...
Low noise transistor and method of making same
A low noise transistor and a method of making a low noise transistor. A noise-reducing agent is introduced into the gate electrode and then moved into the gate...
Repairable semiconductor device and method
Repairable semiconductor device and method. In one embodiment a method, provides a first body having a first semiconductor chip and a first metal layer. A...
Passivation of multi-layer mirror for extreme ultraviolet lithography
A reflector structure suitable for extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) is provided. The structure comprises a substrate having a multi-layer reflector. A...
Coating composition and a method of coating
A coating composition including a compound having a first molecular group or a first combination of atoms, the first molecular group or the first combination of...
Method for replacing contents of a data storage unit
A data storage device includes a plurality of data storage units, a physical random number generator with a noise source based on a physical noise process, for...
Control system and method for operating a transceiver
Transceiver for controlling an application device by means of an external control device. The transceiver has a control unit, a memory unit coupled to the...
Time-to-digital converter with built-in self test
Apparatuses and methods related to time-to-digital converters (TDCs) are herein described. Generally, a time-to-digital converter is a device which measures a...
Phase margin modification in operational transconductance amplifiers
The present disclosure relates to phase margin modification in operational transconductance amplifiers.
Integrated circuit with tracking logic
An integrated circuit including an amplifier and a first circuit. The amplifier is configured to receive a sensed signal and provide an amplified signal. The...
Semiconductor device including conductive element
A semiconductor device includes a chip comprising a contact element, a structured dielectric layer over the chip, and a conductive element coupled to the...
Semiconductor device with cooling element
Some embodiments discussed herein include a semiconductor having a source region, a drain region and an array of fins operatively coupled to a gate region...
Integrated inductor and method for manufacturing an integrated inductor
A method for integrating an inductor into a semiconductor substrate is provided. The method includes providing a semiconductor substrate having a first surface...
Method and device including transistor component having a field electrode
A transistor component and method of forming a transistor component. One embodiment provides a semiconductor arrangement including a semiconductor body having a...
Semiconductor component with surface mountable devices and method for
producing the same
A semiconductor component including: a substrate, at least one semiconductor chip arranged on the substrate and at least one passive device likewise arranged on...
A semiconductor device and method. One embodiment provides an encapsulation plate defining a first main surface and a second main surface opposite to the first...
Lithography masks and methods of manufacture thereof
Lithography masks and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. For example, a method of manufacturing a lithography mask includes forming a stack over a...
Integrated circuit having a filter circuit
A filter circuit arrangement comprising a circuit configuration having non-linear transmission characteristics for equalizing an input signal is disclosed. In...
Method and device for creating a starting value for a pseudorandom number
Method and device for creating a starting value for a pseudorandom number generator, having a reader configured to unstably read out an output value from a...
Method and circuit arrangement for determining a charge consumed within a
period in mobile devices
A method for calculating the power consumption of a mobile device, particularly of a mobile station of a mobile radio system, in an observation period .DELTA.t...
Phase and frequency control of an ODFM receiver by means of pilot
A common phase value of pilot subcarriers of a received data symbol (n) is estimated and used for correcting the phase of all subcarriers of the data symbol,...
Mitigating side effects of impedance transformation circuits
Implementations to mitigating side effects of impedance transformation circuits are described. In particular, mitigation circuitry may be coupled to a high...
Reverse polarity protection for MOSFETs
The invention relates to a control circuit and a corresponding method for controlling MOSFETs coupled to the control circuit. The MOSFETs are coupled to a load...
Semiconductor devices having a resin with warpage compensated surfaces
A semiconductor device including: a die pad, a die on the die pad, and resin encapsulating the die and forming an isolation thickness over the die pad, the...
Apparatus of memory array using FinFETs
A memory cell includes a FinFET select device and a memory element. In some embodiments a memory cell has a contact element coupled between a surface of the fin...
Semiconductor component with cell structure and method for producing the
A semiconductor component comprises a semiconductor body comprising a first component electrode arranged on one of the surfaces of the semiconductor body, a...
Bipolar transistor with base-collector-isolation without dielectric
The disclosed invention provides a method for the fabrication of a bipolar transistor having a collector region comprised within a semiconductor body separated...
Asymmetric segmented channel transistors
Structures, layouts and methods of forming integrated circuits are described. In various embodiments, the current invention includes an asymmetric segmented...
Metrology systems and methods for lithography processes
Metrology systems and methods for lithography processes are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes providing a...
Method for applying a resist layer, uses of adhesive materials, and
adhesive materials and resist layer
A method in which a resist layer is applied to a base layer is disclosed. The resist layer includes an adhesive material, and the adhesive force of the adhesive...
Method and system for transferring information to a device
A system and method for transferring information include generating a public/private key pair for programming equipment and sending the programming equipment...
Apparatus and method for identifying signal frames as audio signal frames
A system and apparatus for establishing whether a received signal frame is an audio signal frame is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a...
Antenna diversity method with fallback and weighting
In a radio communication station having N antennas an antenna diversity system and a gain controllable amplifier the gain of the gain controllable amplifier is...
Modulation system and method for switched amplifiers
A power amplifier includes a baseband modulator configured to receive a baseband amplitude component and generate a baseband modulated pulse string, an...
Method and device for ascertaining feature vectors from a signal
A signal is used to form intermediate feature vectors which are subjected to high-pass filtering. The high-pass-filtered intermediate feature vectors have a...
Determining a time interval based on a first signal, a second signal, and
a jitter of the first signal
An apparatus including a circuit configured to determine a jitter of a first signal, and to determine a time interval between a feature in a second signal and a...
Clock control of transmission-signal processing devices in mobile radio
To support a plurality of different mobile radio standards in mobile radio terminal devices using a single system oscillator, a sampling rate converter converts...
Programmable synchronization unit for a signal receiver
A programmable synchronizing unit for a signal receiver has a received data memory for buffering received data, a correlation value data memory for storing...
System and method for power conversion
A system and method for operating power supplies. A method comprises altering a current sense (CS) signal, turning off a switch of the converter in response to...
Method of manufacturing capacitive elements for a capacitive device
A method of manufacturing capacitive elements for a capacitive device which comprises one or more layers is provided. At least one layer is etched from a first...
Output stage, amplifier control loop and use of the output stage
An output stage includes a first transistor pair with a first conductivity type and a second transistor pair with a second conductivity type. The source...
Magnetoresistive magnetic field sensor structure
A magnetic field sensor structure including a first magnetoresistive element in a spin-valve arrangement with a first reference layer structure with a first...
Method and apparatus for defined magnetizing of permanently magnetizable
elements and magnetoresistive sensor...
A method of magnetizing a permanently magnetizable element associated with a magnetic field sensor structure includes generating a test magnetic field...
Power supply scheme for reduced power compensation
A power control system is described that reuses current from segregated circuits of the mobile device. In some embodiments, the segregated circuits (or...
On-chip radio frequency shield with interconnect metallization
Structure and method for fabricating a system on chip with an on-chip RF shield including interconnect metallization is described. In one embodiment, the system...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes...