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Sensor and method for sensing linear acceleration and angular velocity
A sensor has a suspended mechanical resonator being responsive to one of a linear acceleration and an angular velocity of the sensor such that a first area and...
Circuit arrangement and method for initializing a random number generator
A circuit arrangement for initializing a random number generator includes a volatile random access memory and an access device for storing and reading...
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...
Method and apparatus for controlling a supply current for a circuit or a
plurality of circuit blocks
A method for controlling a supply current for a circuit comprises setting a target value of a quantity related to a supply current, said target value being...
System on a chip with on-chip RF shield
Structures of a system on a chip are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system on a chip (SoC) includes an RF component disposed on a first part of a substrate,...
Light emitting diode with side electrodes
A semiconductor device including a wafer-level LED includes a semiconductor structure coupled to first and second electrodes. The semiconductor includes a...
Methods of forming conductive features and structures thereof
Methods of forming features and structures thereof are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of forming a feature includes forming a first material over a...
Method for producing a semiconductor including a foreign material layer
A method for producing a semiconductor including a material layer. In one embodiment a trench is produced having two opposite sidewalls and a bottom, in a...
Noise reduction in semiconductor device using counter-doping
One or more embodiments describe a method of fabricating a silicon based metal oxide semiconductor device, including introducing a first dopant into a first...
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...
Power semiconductor device and method for its production
A power semiconductor device and a method for its production. The power semiconductor device has at least one power semiconductor chip, which has on its top...
Lithography masks and methods of manufacture thereof
Lithography masks and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. A preferred embodiment comprises a method of manufacturing a lithography mask. The method...
Mask and method for patterning a semiconductor wafer
A method for generating a mask pattern is provided. A target lithographic pattern comprising a plurality of first geometric regions is provided, wherein the...
Method and apparatus for generating an initial value for a pseudo-random
Apparatus and method for generating an initial value for a pseudo-random number generator, with an oscillator configured to generate an oscillator signal; and a...
Measuring device and method for measuring relative phase shifts of digital
M periods of the test signal and of the reference signal are received. The periods of the test signal and of the reference signal are in each case T.sub.sig...
Semiconductor device for an ultra wideband standard for
ultra-high-frequency communication, and method for...
A semiconductor device for an ultra-wideband standard for ultra-high-frequency communication includes an ultra-wideband semiconductor chip and a multilayer...
Polar modulator with signed amplitude reducing phase transitions
A polar modulator including a signal converter configured to provide a phase signal and an amplitude signal based on at least one received signal is disclosed....
Method and apparatus for adaptive activation or deactivation of the
coordination of the radio activities of two...
The method is based on the capability for coordination of the radio activities of two mobile radio transmitting and/or receiving devices. In the case of the...
Compensation of nonlinearity of single ended digital to analog converters
This disclosure relates to a compensating for nonlinearity resulting from a capacitance feedback in current cells of a single ended digital to analog circuit.
Active free-running frequency circuit for phase-locked loop applications
This disclosure relates to a Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) device and a method for providing a stable free-running voltage signal to a voltage controlled oscillator.
Switched-capacitor amplifier arrangement having a low input current
An SC amplifier arrangement and a method for measuring an input voltage are described.
Power transistor and method for controlling a power transistor
Embodiments of the invention are related to a power transistor and a method for controlling a power transistor. In one embodiment a power transistor comprises a...
Circuit arrangement for providing a voltage supply for a transistor driver
The invention relates to a circuit arrangement for providing a voltage supply for a driver circuit for driving a semiconductor switch. The circuit arrangement...
A capacitance sensor, having at least one electrode is disclosed. A frequency spread signal generation circuit is coupled to the at least one electrode to apply...
Semiconductor device having through contacts through a plastic housing
composition and method for the...
The invention relates to a semiconductor device comprising through contacts through a plastic housing composition and a method for the production thereof. For...
Integrated circuit device and a method of making the integrated circuit
An integrated circuit device comprises a first semiconductor chip on a first substrate and a second semiconductor chip on a second substrate. A side surface of...
Power semiconductor module
An apparatus includes a housing with a plurality of restraining elements and at least one supporting element. A cover is elastically deformed by the plurality...
Semiconductor component with a drift zone and a drift control zone
A semiconductor component has a drift zone and a drift control zone, a drift control zone dielectric, which is arranged in sections between the drift zone and...
Method for producing a field-effect transistor, field-effect transistor
and integrated circuit arrangement
A method for producing a tunnel field-effect transistor is disclosed. Connection regions of different doping types are produced by means of self-aligning...
Integrated circuit arrangement including a protective structure
An integrated circuit arrangement. In one embodiment, the arrangement includes at least one first semiconductor zone of a first conduction type which is doped...
Monolithic semiconductor switches and method for manufacturing
One aspect is monolithic semiconductor switches and method for manufacturing. One embodiment provides one semiconductor die with a first and a second FET. One...
ESD protection structures for semiconductor components
An ESD protection structure includes a structure to be protected disposed in a semiconductor body. A region of a first conductivity type is disposed within the...
Semiconductor component structure with vertical dielectric layers
A method for producing a semiconductor structure and a semiconductor component are described.
Reconfigured wafer alignment
A method of manufacturing semiconductor device comprises placing multiple chips onto a carrier. An encapsulation material is applied to the multiple chips and...
Processor array having a multiplicity of processor elements and method of
transmitting electricity between...
Disclosed is a processor element including a plurality of power supply interfaces, a plurality of power supply switches, and a fault-testing unit for testing...
Distributed memory usage for a system having multiple integrated circuits
each including processors
A plurality of integrated circuits in a system, each having a program memory loaded with different sections of a program, and a second memory. The integrated...
System having an OFDM channel estimator
A method for an operating system including a channel estimation for OFDM systems in a receiver is disclosed. One embodiment provides information indicative of...
Fast hopping frequency synthesizer
Apparatus and systems for synthesizing frequencies for use in a fast hopping wireless communications system. A frequency synthesizer comprises a plurality of...
Power semiconductor arrangement including conditional active clamping
A power semiconductor arrangement including conditional active clamping (CAC). One embodiment includes a power semiconductor arrangement. A controllable power...
Apparatus for detecting a state of operation of a power semiconductor
An embodiment of the invention relates to an apparatus including a power semiconductor device and a processor coupled thereto. The processor is configured to...
Chip with a vertical contact structure
A chip with a chip plane includes a functional area, a contact structure vertical with respect to the chip plane for connecting the functional area, which...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing thereof
Semiconductor devices, methods of manufacturing thereof, lithography masks, and methods of designing lithography masks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device has a substrate having a plurality of neighboring trenches, and a contact area, one mesa stripe each being formed between two neighboring...
Semiconductor device and method for producing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device has a semiconductor body with a semiconductor device structure including at least a first electrode and a second electrode. Between the...
Method of semiconductor packaging and/or a semiconductor package
The method includes forming a leadframe. The leadframe is directly bonded to the semiconductor chip. The leadframe is flexed and/or compressed in a mold cavity....
System and method for integrated circuit planar netlist interpretation
Systems and methods for integrated circuit planar netlist interpretation are disclosed. In one embodiment, higher abstraction level descriptions of an...
Device and method for reading out a data word and device and method for
storing a data block
A device for reading out a predetermined data word from a memory in which a data block is divided into a plurality of data words including the predetermined...
Apparatus and method for a programmable security processor
A digital logic circuit comprises a programmable logic device and a programmable security circuit. The programmable security circuit stores a set of authorized...
Synchronous rectifier control using load condition determination
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, a method of operating a switched power supply is disclosed. The method comprises determining a...
On-chip RF shields with backside redistribution lines
Structures of a system on chip and methods of forming a system on chip are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of fabricating the system on chip includes...