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System and method for a processing device with a priority interrupt
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of operating a processor includes operating in a first operating mode that prohibits access to a protected memory...
Sensor systems and methods utilizing adaptively selected carrier
A sensor system utilizing adaptively selected carrier frequencies is disclosed. The system includes a system bus, a bus master, and a sensor. The system bus is...
Method of fabricating semiconductor cleaners
A method of fabricating a cleaning solvent for removing a residue, the method comprising: compiling a database that includes solvents and a set of solvent...
Time capture based resolver to digital converter
A resolver to digital converter system comprises a resolver and a controller. The resolver has a reference winding attached to a rotor, and first and second...
Current driving system for a solenoid
A current driving system for a solenoid valve is described herein. In an embodiment, the current driving system comprises a pre-driver to control a control...
Semiconductor structure with lamella defined by singulation trench
A method for fabricating a semiconductor structure includes etching a first opening into a substrate; etching a chip singulation trench into the substrate to...
Indirect tire pressure monitoring systems and methods using
multidimensional resonance frequency analysis
An indirect tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) and methods that utilize anti-lock braking system (ABS) sensed signals coupled to circuitry and/or...
Power semiconductor module
Sensor with movable part and biasing
Methods and apparatuses are provided wherein a sensor which comprises at least two electrodes and a movable part is alternately biased with at least two...
Cross-coupled input voltage sampling and driver amplifier flicker noise
cancellation in a switched capacitor...
A switching component comprises a plurality of switches configured to receive a differential signal at an input and is configured to provide a non-inverted...
Switching mode power supply with burst mode
A method of operating a power supply having a transformer, a transistor controlling the current through a primary side of the transformer, and a control unit...
System and method for a controlled feedback charge pump
According to various embodiments, a circuit includes a charge pump and a feedback circuit. The charge pump includes a first input, a second input configured to...
In an embodiment, a switching circuit includes input drain, source and gate nodes, a high voltage depletion mode transistor including a current path coupled in...
Integrated circuit and method of manufacturing an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit includes a power component including a plurality of first trenches in a cell array and a first conductive material in the first trenches...
Active area shaping of III-nitride devices utilizing a field plate defined
by a dielectric body
In an exemplary implementation, a III-nitride semiconductor device includes a III-nitride heterojunction including a first III-nitride body situated over a...
Method of manufacturing a spacer supported lateral channel FET
A semiconductor device is manufactured by forming a plurality of trenches extending into a semiconductor material from a first main surface of the semiconductor...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a trench in a semiconductor body. The method further includes doping a part of the...
Insulated gate bipolar transistor device, semiconductor device and method
for forming said devices
An insulated gate bipolar transistor device includes a semiconductor substrate having a drift region of an insulated gate bipolar transistor structure. Further,...
The present disclosure provides a semiconductor device, which includes a compensation area which includes p-regions and n-regions, and a plurality of transistor...
Semiconductor assembly comprising chip arrays
A semiconductor assembly includes a frame having at least one opening, an identical number of electrically conductive first contact plates, and an identical...
Power semiconductor housing with redundant functionality
In various embodiments, a power semiconductor housing having an integrated circuit is provided. The integrated circuit may include: a first gate pad and a...
Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device, and semiconductor device
According to various embodiments, a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device may include providing a semiconductor workpiece including a device region at...
Semiconductor device with combined passive device on chip back side
Semiconductor chips are described that combine a semiconductor device and a capacitor onto a single substrate such that the semiconductor device and the...
Power quad flat no-lead (PQFN) package having control and driver circuits
According to an exemplary implementation, a power quad flat no-lead (PQFN) package includes a multi-phase power inverter, a control circuit, and a driver...
Fuse arrangement and a method for manufacturing a fuse arrangement
A fuse arrangement, including: at least a first terminal, a second terminal, and a fuse, wherein the first terminal and the second terminal may be electrically...
Symmetrical differential sensing method and system for STT MRAM
The invention relates to methods and systems for reading a memory cell and in particular, an STT MRAM. In one example, a system for reading a memory cell...
System and method for a power supply
In accordance with an embodiment, a method of controlling a power supply node includes measuring a voltage of the power supply node, determining a first current...
Magnetoresistive device and method for manufacturing the same
A magnetoresistive device includes a carrier, an xMR-sensor, a magnetic layer formed above an active xMR-region of the xMR-sensor and an insulating layer...
Apparatus and method for testing electric conductors
A testing device for testing electric conductors includes a probe configured to measure a magnetic field caused by a current in one or more electric conductors...
Multiple current sensor device, a multiple current shunt device and a
method for providing a sensor signal
A multiple current sensor device or a multiple current shunt device includes at least two resistive sections comprising a first resistive section and a second...
Electronic device with large back volume for electromechanical transducer
An electronic device comprising a substrate, a cover delimiting at least a part of a main surface of the substrate to thereby form a cover-substrate arrangement...
Low-complexity ACPR-enhancing digital RF MIMO transmitter
The present disclosure relates to a low-complexity transmitter architecture that drives phase modulators with digital signals to generate a pulse width...
Nonlinear control loop for DC-DC converters
A nonlinear converter, such as a DC-DC converter, includes a nonlinear controller configured to receive an output voltage and a current, and configured to...
Power switch reliability in switched capacitor DC-DC converter
Representative implementations of devices and techniques minimize hot carrier stress in a switched capacitor dc-dc converter. Multi-switch arrangements may be...
Battery control with block selection
A battery block is equipped with a plurality of battery blocks. Each of the battery blocks includes at least one battery cell to provide a block voltage of the...
Hall effect device
A hall effect device includes an active Hall region in a semiconductor substrate, and at least four terminal structures, each terminal structure including a...
Super junction semiconductor device including edge termination
A super junction semiconductor device includes a super junction structure and a channel stopper structure. The super junction structure includes first and...
Semiconductor package with conductive clips
One exemplary disclosed embodiment comprises a high power semiconductor package configured as a buck converter having a control transistor and a sync transistor...
Methods for producing semiconductor devices
A method for producing a semiconductor device in accordance with various embodiments may include providing a semiconductor workpiece attached to a first...
Methods for calculating and determining reference values for semiconductor
A method and associated apparatus to determine a reference value on the basis of a plurality of half reference values stored in memory cells is disclosed,...
Precision current sensing
Example current tracking circuits and systems as well as methods for tracking current are described herein. In one example, a current tracking circuit comprises...
Apparatus for detecting a force effect and a method for detecting a force
An apparatus for detecting a force effect comprises two electrical conductors which run at a distance from one another, a deformable spacer which is arranged...
MEMS acoustic transducer, MEMS microphone, MEMS microspeaker, array of
speakers and method for manufacturing an...
A MEMS acoustic transducer includes a substrate having a cavity therethrough, and a conductive back plate unit including a plurality of conductive perforated...
System and method for a radio frequency switch
In accordance with an embodiment, a circuit includes a plurality of switching networks coupled between a corresponding plurality of RF ports and a common RF...
Pulse modulation control in a DC-DC converter circuit
In a device, a pulse modulation switching logic is provided to generate switching signals of a pulse modulator so as to generate a pulse modulated signal with a...
Power conversion with external parameter detection
In accordance with an embodiment, a method includes driving an electronic switch in a switched-mode power converter in successive drive cycles, wherein driving...
Temperature sensor devices and corresponding methods are provided. A temperature sensor may include a first layer being essentially non-conductive in a...
Vertically integrated semiconductor device and manufacturing method
A vertically integrated semiconductor device in accordance with various embodiments may include: a first semiconducting layer; a second semiconducting layer...
Surface treatment of semiconductor substrate using free radical state
A substrate having a buffer layer and a barrier layer is formed. The buffer and barrier layers have different bandgaps such that an electrically conductive...
Power semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes an active region and a semiconductor substrate layer having a lower part semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type. The...