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System and method for regulating a power supply
In an embodiment, a method for controlling an output voltage of a power supply system is disclosed. The method includes regulating the power supply to a first...
Barrier layers for conductive features
Barrier layers for conductive features and methods of formation thereof are disclosed. A first barrier material is deposited on top surfaces of an insulating...
Leadframe, semiconductor package and support lead for bonding with
Leadframe for a semiconductor package and manufacturing from such leadframe including a plurality of connection leads supported in a frame. Die mounting plate is...
Semiconductor with active component and method for manufacture
A semiconductor with active component and method for manufacture. One embodiment provides a semiconductor component arrangement having an active semiconductor...
Lateral bipolar transistor with additional ESD implant
A semiconductor device (10) includes a semiconductor body (12) of a first conductivity type (e.g., p-type). A first doped region (14) of a second conductivity...
Component arrangement having an evaluation circuit for detecting wear on
A component arrangement having an evaluation circuit for detecting wear on connections is disclosed. The component arrangement has the following features: a...
Semiconductor having optimized insulation structure and process for
producing the semiconductor
A semiconductor having an optimized insulation structure which is simple and inexpensive to produce and can be made smaller than LOCOS insulation structures is...
Method of producing a semiconductor interconnect architecture including
generation of metal holes by via mutation
A reduction in the intersection of vias on the last layer ("VL") and holes in the last thin metal layer ("MLHOLE") can be achieved without degrading product...
Carrier arrangement with overvoltage protection
A carrier arrangement having a carrier configured to fix a semiconductor chip, contacts located on the carrier and configured to make contact with the...
Method for the planar joining of components of semiconductor devices and a
diffusion joining structure
A method for the planar joining of components of semiconductor devices involves coating the components with diffusion materials on their upper sides and rear...
Conference communication system and method with notification
A conference communication system including a conference server which provides a conference for a first and a second communication terminal, a notification...
Monitor structure for monitoring a change of a memory content
A monitor structure for monitoring a change of a memory content in a memory field of a non-volatile memory comprising a reference transistor in the memory field...
Fluidic based variable capacitor for use in a fluidic electrostatic energy
One embodiment of the present invention relates to a variable capacitor that operates without moving mechanical parts. In this capacitor electrically conductive...
One embodiment relates to a control system. In one embodiment, a control system is configured to drive a load based on a set-point of the load, a measured load...
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...
Jumpless phase modulation in a polar modulation environment
The present disclosure relates to circuits and methods for improving the performance of a polar modulator by maintaining the input to a phase modulator.
Circuit and method for detecting, whether a voltage difference between two
voltages is below a desired voltage...
A circuit for detecting, whether a voltage difference is below a desired voltage difference comprises a voltage shift resistor, a current provider and a...
Bridge driver circuit with integrated charge pump
Bridge driver circuit with integrated charge pump is disclosed. One embodiment provides a driving circuit section of a charge pump capacitor being formed with...
Integrated coolant circuit arrangement, operating method and production
An integrated circuit arrangement and method of fabricating the integrated circuit arrangement is provided. At least one integrated electronic component is...
Power semiconductor component with plate capacitor structure
A power semiconductor component (1) contains a weakly doped drift zone (9), a drain zone (10) and a MOS structure (12) situated at the front side (2) of the...
Crack stop trenches
Structures and methods of forming crack stop trenches are disclosed. The method includes forming active regions disposed in cell regions of a substrate, the cell...
Method for fabrication of a capacitor, and a monolithically integrated
circuit comprising such a capacitor
A method for fabrication of a monolithically integrated SOI substrate capacitor has the steps of: forming an insulating trench, which reaches down to the...
Error detection device for an address decoder, and device for error
detection for an address decoder
An error detection device for an address decoder converting an input address to an associated output address out of a plurality of valid output addresses using a...
System-on-chip with master/slave debug interface
A System-on-Chip (SOC) integrated circuit (IC) debugging system includes a plurality of SOC ICs connected to a shared debug bus. One of the plurality of SOC ICs...
Efficient software download to configurable communication device
An efficient software download to a configurable communication device is disclosed herein. The method of efficiently downloading software begins with a step of...
Random number generation including skewness control
Random numbers can be generated in a statistically independent manner and with identical probability if the bits generated by a controlled bit generator are...
Quantization error reduction in PWM full-MASH converters
Techniques for reducing quantization error in electronic components are described herein.
Switch using an accelerating element
A switch includes a switching transistor, a switching resistor, connected between a control terminal of the switching transistor and a switching control...
Configurable differential lines
Embodiments related to configurable differential lines are disclosed herein.
Self-regulated charge pump with loop filter
One embodiment described is a charge pump arrangement that includes at least one input node and two output nodes. A regulator is included to regulate at least...
Proportional regulation for optimized current sensor performance
An integrated circuit device comprises a first transistor having a gate coupled to an output of a first operational amplifier, a second transistor having a...
Emergency capacitor for a contactless device
A power supply for a contactless device having a power supply circuit configured to provide an internal power supply voltage, an emergency capacitor circuit...
Semiconductor device with a metallic carrier and two semiconductor chips
applied to the carrier
A semiconductor device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a device including a carrier, an electrically insulating layer applied onto the carrier, an adhesive...
Ultrathin semiconductor circuit having contact bumps
The invention relates to an ultrathin semiconductor circuit having contact bumps and to a corresponding production method. The semiconductor circuit includes a...
Semiconductor device and methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices
This application relates to a semiconductor device comprising a semiconductor chip, a molded body covering the semiconductor chip wherein the molded body...
This application relates to a semiconductor device comprising multiple separate leads molded in a molded structure, and a chip attached to the molded structure...
Structure and method for placement, sizing and shaping of dummy structures
A material layer on a substrate being processed, e.g. to form chips, includes one or more functional structures. In order to control pattern density during...
Apparatus for driving a load
An apparatus for driving a load that may include, for instance, a semiconductor chip, comprising a first switch, and a fracture sensor. The apparatus may further...
Power semiconductor component with a drift zone and a high-dielectric
compensation zone and method for...
A power semiconductor component includes a drift zone in a semiconductor body, a component junction and a compensation zone. The component junction is disposed...
Semiconductor component arrangement comprising a trench transistor
Disclosed is a semiconductor component arrangement and a method for producing a semiconductor component arrangement. The method comprises producing a trench...
Method for dividing a semiconductor substrate and a method for producing a
semiconductor circuit arrangement
A method for dividing a semiconductor substrate involves providing a semiconductor substrate. At least one separating trench is produced at a front side of the...
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....
Semiconductor device employing precipitates for increased channel stress
A method for fabricating a semiconductor device including implanting a selected material at a desired target depth below a surface of a silicon substrate,...
Clock frequency variation of a clocked current consumer
A frequency regulator for varying a clock frequency of a power-supplied consumer operated in a clocked manner, wherein the frequency regulator is implemented to...
Method and apparatus for reading out an analog sensor output signal
An apparatus for reading out a modulated time-continuous sensor output signal includes a loop filter, a sample-quantizer and a feedback circuit. The loop filter...
System having a signal processor for detection of a signal type
A system having a signal processor for detection of a signal type of a signal is disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor designed to determine a first...
Data retention monitor
A data retention monitor for a memory cell including a voltage source and a voltage comparator. The voltage source is adapted to provide a selectable voltage to...
Electrostatic discharge test system and electrostatic discharge test
A method of conducting an electrostatic discharge test on an integrated circuit is described. The method comprises configuring a test board assembly to emulate...
Current measurement based on a charge in a capacitor
A method is provided that comprises determining an amount of a first current from an amount of a charge stored in a first capacitor. Also, an apparatus is...
Semiconductor module including components in plastic casing
A semiconductor module includes components in a plastic casing. The semiconductor module includes a plastic package molding compound and a semiconductor chip....