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Self-timed integrating 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...
MRAM structure using sacrificial layer for anti-ferromagnet and method of
A magnetic random access memory structure comprising an anti-ferromagnetic layer structure, a crystalline ferromagnetic structure physically coupled to the...
Power amplifier with output power control
This disclosure relates systems and methods for a power amplifier with output power control. The power amplifier can include multiple stages of amplification. An...
Flip-flop device and method for storing and outputting a data value
A flip-flop device for storing and outputting a data value includes a controllable memory element configured to be open as a function of a control pulse, a...
Integrated circuit and method of detecting a signal edge transition
The invention relates to an edge transition detector, and a method of operating an edge transition detector. An integrated circuit includes an edge transition...
System that detects damage in adjacent dice
A system including a tester configured to measure a first current from a first die of neighboring dice and a second current from a second die of the neighboring...
Hall effect device and method
A semiconductor device including a Hall effect sensor and related method. The Hall effect device includes a substrate having a first conductivity type and an...
Semiconductor device comprising a housing and a semiconductor chip partly
embedded in a plastic housing...
One aspect of the invention relates to a semiconductor device including a housing and a semiconductor chip partly embedded in a plastic housing composition....
Leadframe having mold lock vent
A leadframe for supporting a semiconductor chip, the leadframe including a die pad having a first major surface and an opposing second major surface defining a...
Semiconductor device and method for producing the same
A semiconductor device has a circuit carrier with a number of internal contact areas is disclosed, which includes a first material with a first electrochemical...
Semiconductor device including an interconnect
A semiconductor device includes a first die, a substrate, and a first interconnect. The first die includes a first isolation region and a first contact at least...
Curing layers of a semiconductor product using electromagnetic fields
A semiconductor product including a substrate, a semiconductor chip fitted to the substrate, and a layer, which contains coated particles, located adjacent to...
Semiconductor device and method for producing it
A semiconductor device which has a semiconductor body and a method for producing it. At the semiconductor body, a first electrode which is electrically connected...
Integrated semiconductor chip with lateral thermal insulation
An integrated semiconductor with lateral thermal insulation is disclosed. In one embodiment, the chip has, on a common substrate, at least one power...
Method for producing an integrated circuit including a semiconductor
A method for producing an integrated circuit including a semiconductor is disclosed. In one embodiment, crystal defects are produced by irradiation in the...
Frequency-stabilized transceiver configuration
A transceiver configuration has an integrated circuit (IC) with an A/D and/or D/A converter, a VCO with a reference oscillator, which provides a sampling clock...
Distribution of tasks as a function of the operating mode in mobile
communication terminals having two or more...
The processing of tasks in a mobile communication terminal that contains two or more microprocessors is disclosed. The processing rate of tasks is increased by...
Method and transmission apparatus for transmitting a bivalent signal
A method and an apparatus for transmitting information contained in a transmission signal via at least one channel includes a number of processing steps at the...
Data switch, and communication system using the data switch
A preferred embodiment comprising a data switch includes a first processor for routing data packets including a MAC address, using a MAC address table stored in...
Bridge circuit to suppress echoes in communication devices
Bridge circuit for echo suppression for a reception signal of a communication device connected to a transmission line, to which can be supplied a reception...
Oscillator circuit, in particular for mobile radio
An oscillator is disclosed that is tunable to discrete values, and includes a tuning element which can be connected via a switching device. A rectifier circuit...
Circuit with single-ended input and differential output
An inverting stage is coupled between a single-ended in-put node and a first differential output node, and a non-inverting stage is coupled between the...
Simplified switching circuit
An embodiment of the invention relates to a switching system that includes a depletion-mode semiconductor device, such as a silicon carbide device, coupled in...
Method and circuit for protecting a MOSFET
The invention relates to a method and a corresponding circuit for protecting a power MOSFET from thermal overload when switching the MOSFET off and on, wherein...
Semiconductor device with semiconductor device components embedded in
plastic package compound
A semiconductor device includes semiconductor device components embedded in plastic package compound, with a buffer layer being arranged on surfaces of the...
Semiconductor device with capacitor
One or more embodiments are related to a semiconductor structure, comprising: a semiconductor chip having a final metal layer; a dielectric layer disposed over...
Lateral semiconductor component with a drift zone having at least one
A semiconductor component is described. In one embodiment, the semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body with a first side and a second side. A drift...
Power semiconductor component having a field electrode and method for
producing this component
A power semiconductor component includes a semiconductor body and a field electrode. The semiconductor body has a drift zone of a first conduction type and a...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes providing a workpiece having a first orientation and at...
Sensor component and method for producing a sensor component
A device for detecting a measured quantity has a sensor chip for detecting the measured quantity, a supply for providing a power supply, and an injection-molded...
A lead frame (1) has a first portion (2) adapted to have a semiconductor device (10) mounted thereon and a second portion (3) including a main member (5), a...
Interrupt and trap handling in an embedded multi-thread processor to avoid
priority inversion and maintain...
A real-time, multi-threaded embedded system includes rules for handling traps and interrupts to avoid problems such as priority inversion and re-entrancy. By...
Digital filter for transmission-end pulse shaping
The digital filter has a finite impulse response, whose length corresponds at most to the duration of N input values, with the filter emitting an output signal...
Exponentiated polyphase digital filter
The structure of a digital filter is provided through exponentiation of a polyphase digital filter. This exponentiation may be accomplished by determining an...
Current converter, frequency mixer, radiofrequency transmission system and
method for frequency mixing
A current converter has a first amplification device, which outputs a differential current depending on a differential control signal and derives a differential...
Radio receiver with a demodulation unit for generating softbits
The invention relates to a radio receiver for receiving received signals transmitted by radio. The radio receiver includes a demodulation unit for demodulating...
Method and apparatus for reducing the dynamic range of a radio signal
In a method for reducing the dynamic range of a multicarrier transmission signal (12') which is formed in a transmitter and is composed of two or more carriers,...
Frequency channel selection in a data transmission method which uses a
frequency hopping method
Frequency channel selection in a data transmission method uses a frequency hopping method. In a first method step, interference in a frequency channel is...
Integrated circuit having a word line driver
An integrated circuit having a plurality of sectors is disclosed. One embodiment includes a sector driver for simultaneously driving word lines corresponding to...
Heterodyne transceiver systems and methods
One embodiment relates to a transceiver. The transceiver includes first and second phase-locked loops. The first phase-locked loop is adapted to receive a...
Device and method for frequency synthesis
A method and a device are proposed for frequency synthesis by means of oscillator means, particularly a digitally controlled oscillator, which are capable of...
Supplying power to, and clocking, clocked loads
A supply power can be fed in at a circuit arrangement for supplying power to, and clocking, clocked loads. The circuit arrangement provides a clock signal at a...
Voltage level converter with mixed signal controller
According to an embodiment, a mixed signal controller includes a fine controller, a coarse controller and a digital controller. The fine controller is operable...
Panel, semiconductor device and method for the production thereof
A panel has a baseplate with an upper first metallic layer and a multiplicity of a vertical semiconductor components. The vertical semiconductor components in...
Strained semiconductor device and method of making same
A semiconductor body is formed from a first semiconductor material, e.g., silicon. A compound semiconductor region, e.g., silicon germanium, is embedded in the...
Semiconductor component arrangement having a first and second region
A semiconductor component arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor component arrangement includes a power transistor formed within a...
Semiconductor device with structured current spread region and method
A semiconductor device with structured current spread region and method is disclosed. One embodiment provides a drift portion of a first conductivity type, a...
Apparatus for producing secondary electrons, a secondary electrode, and an
An apparatus includes a primary electrode and an acceleration electrode. The acceleration electrode or, alternatively, an additional secondary electrode contains...
Through substrate via semiconductor components
A structure and method of forming through substrate vias in forming semiconductor components are described. In one embodiment, the invention describes a method...
Semiconductor component with plastic housing, and process for producing
A semiconductor component includes a plastic housing including: plastic outer surfaces; lower outer contact surfaces arranged on an underside of the housing;...