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Event detection--apparatus and method for measuring the activity of neural
Apparatus for measuring neural network activity with a textured semiconductor substrate. Sensor elements have a respective detection electrode on the substrate...
Device and method for control scaling and quantization of soft output
values from an equalizer
A device for scaling and quantization of digital soft output values (s.sub.k) from an equalizer has a control loop for controlling a statistical parameter...
Method and apparatus for handover of wireless communication between
A method is provided for handover of a communication of a mobile communication device between a first radio access network and a second radio access network. The...
Method and circuit for digitizing with improved resolution
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and a corresponding circuit for digitizing an analog signal. Applying a nonlinear function to the signal,...
Circuit arrangement and signal processing device
A circuit arrangement and signal processing device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the circuit arrangement includes a resonator circuit for generating an...
Ring oscillator with constant gain
This disclosure relates to delay cells in a ring oscillator that include sub-cells having a gain that is a function of a variable control signal and sub-cells...
Differential band-pass filter having symmetrically interwoven inductors
One embodiment of the invention relates to a dynamically adjustable differential band-pass filter. This band-pass filter includes a first leg that has an input...
Power semiconductor module with pressure element and method for
fabricating a power semiconductor module with a...
The invention relates to a power semiconductor module comprising at least one power semiconductor chip, and comprising a pressure apparatus which exerts a...
Circuit arrangement and integrated circuit
A circuit arrangement includes a plurality of type-identical and identically operated active components, or separate sections of an active component, and...
Advanced leadframe having predefined bases for attaching passive
A leadframe includes at least one lead extending from an integrated circuit and terminating at a connector pin. The lead includes multiple predefined bases to...
Power semiconductor component
A power semiconductor component is disclosed. One embodiment provides a semiconductor body, in which at least two vertical power semiconductor components are...
Semiconductor device and temperature sensor structure for a semiconductor
A temperature sensor structure for a semiconductor device. One embodiment provides a semiconductor substrate including the semiconductor device. A dissipation...
Semiconductor device and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor device includes a channel formation region formed on a side wall and includes a mixture...
Method for manufacturing a layer arrangement and layer arrangement
In a method for manufacturing a layer arrangement, a plurality of electrically conductive structures are embedded in a substrate. Material of the substrate is...
Microelectromechanical semiconductor component with cavity structure and
method for producing the same
One aspect of the invention relates to a semiconductor component with cavity structure and a method for producing the same. The semiconductor component has an...
A semiconductor module is disclosed. One embodiment provides a first semiconductor chip having a first contact pad on a first main surface and a second contact...
Transmission mask with differential attenuation to improve ISO-dense
An apparatus, system and method to compensate for the proximity effects in the imaging of patterns in a photolithography process. A light exposure of a...
Overlay target for polarized light lithography
A target and method for use in polarized light lithography. A preferred embodiment comprises a first structure located on a reference layer, wherein the first...
Radar system characteristic determination
The invention is related to radar system characterization. In one embodiment, a radar module characterization system comprises a target, a conveyor comprising at...
Low-loss frequency pattern generator
Frequency pattern generator (1, 101, 201) for generating frequency pulses, said generator having a first local oscillator unit (2-1, 121, 221) for generating a...
Detection arrangement, counter unit, phase locked loop, detection method
and method for generating an...
A detection arrangement includes a counter unit which receives a first clock signal and a reference clock signal. The counter unit derives a first data word as a...
Disturbance suppression capable charge pump
One embodiment described is a charge pump arrangement that includes a regulator to regulate signals associated with two output nodes. A switching mechanism may...
Event-driven time-interval measurement
An apparatus including a circuit configured to measure timing between features in a first signal only referring to timing information contained in the signal...
Circuit arrangement and method for transferring electrical charge between
accumulators of an accumulator...
A circuit arrangement for transferring electrical charge between accumulators of an accumulator arrangement includes a number of first series circuits, each...
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...
Integrated semiconductor diode arrangement and integrated semiconductor
An integrated semiconductor diode arrangement is provided. The arrangement includes an anode region and a cathode region that are formed in a semiconductor...
Field effect transistor with a heterostructure
A field effect transistor with a heterostructure includes a strained monocrystalline semiconductor layer formed on a carrier material, which has a relaxed...
Methods and apparatuses for timing analysis of electronics circuits
Methods and apparatuses for performing timing analyses of an electronic circuit are provided. Waveforms of signals in the circuit are determined, and timing...
Hardware control for changing the operating mode of a memory
Circuit arrangement having a memory unit which can be operated either in a low-power operating mode or in a normal-power operating mode. A setting unit sets the...
Apparatus and method for detecting a potential attack on a cryptographic
An apparatus for detecting a potential attack on a crypto-graphic calculation performing a calculation with at least one parameter includes first means for...
at least one self oscillating loop circuit which oscillates with a switching frequency (f.sub.s), wherein the self oscillating loop circuit (18, 19, 20)...
Allocation of signal-to-noise ratio margin in multi-carrier systems
Allocation of different signal-to-noise margins to different carriers in a multi-carrier system is described. A preferred embodiment comprises assigning...
Symmetric differential current sense amplifier
A reference current integrator and a sensed current integrator are coupled to form a differential sense amplifier. The differential sense amplifier is coupled to...
Semiconductor device and method for controlling a semiconductor device
Semiconductor devices and methods are disclosed wherein a switching element or a current path is coupled to a substrate, and wherein a further element is coupled...
Test structures, systems, and methods for semiconductor devices
Test structures, systems, and methods for semiconductor devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a test structure for a semiconductor device includes a winding...
Semiconductor device with semiconductor device components embedded in a
A semiconductor device with semiconductor device components embedded in a plastics composition is disclosed. In one embodiment, organosilicon and organometallic...
Electronic device including a component stack and connecting elements, and
connecting elements, and method for...
An electronic device includes a stack of electronic components and connecting elements. The component stack includes two components stacked one on top of another...
Semiconductor module with switching components and driver electronics
A semiconductor module comprises at least one semiconductor chip having at least one semiconductor switch. The at least one semiconductor chip is arranged on a...
Power semiconductor device connected in distinct layers of plastic
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 side...
Power semiconductor circuit with busbar system
A power semiconductor circuit has a power semiconductor module (2) embodied as a flat assembly. A particularly compact and space-saving production of a power...
Device with a plurality of semiconductor chips
A device with a plurality of semiconductor chips is disclosed. One embodiment provides a substrate. A first semiconductor chip is mounted over the substrate. A...
Semiconductor devices having pFET with SiGe gate electrode and embedded
SiGe source/drain regions and methods...
In a method of making a semiconductor device, a first gate stack is formed on a substrate at a pFET region, which includes a first gate electrode material. The...
Electronic circuit for controlling a power field effect transistor
An electronic circuit and a method for controlling a power field effect transistor. The electronic circuit includes a power field effect transistor having a...
Integrated circuit including a semiconductor device
An integrated circuit including a semiconductor device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a load current component, having a multiplicity of trenches in a...
Semiconductor ESD device and method of making same
A semiconductor device includes an SCR ESD device region disposed within a semiconductor body, and a plurality of first device regions of the first conductivity...
System and method for anisotropically etching a recess in a silicon
A method and apparatus for anisotropically etching a recess in a silicon substrate is disclosed. Generally, a plasma is used for energetic excitation of a...
Singulating semiconductor wafers to form semiconductor chips
One aspect relates to a method for singulating semiconductor wafers to form semiconductor chips. A semiconductor wafer is provided with semiconductor chip...
Method of fabricating a power electronic device
An electronic device and method is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes providing an electrically insulating substrate. A first electrically...
Electronic device and method of manufacturing same
This application relates to a method of manufacturing an electronic device comprising placing a first chip on a carrier; applying an insulating layer over the...
System for separation of an electrically conductive connection
An integrated component includes a semiconductor substrate; at least one interconnect applied on the semiconductor substrate; an insulating layer applied on the...