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Embodiments provide an electronic device. The electronic device includes a leadframe having a first face that defines an island and multiple leads configured to...
Field effect power transistor
A power transistor is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power transistor has a cell array including a semiconductor body having a plurality of transistor cells...
A high-frequency diode has a first semiconductor area with a first conductivity type as well as a barrier area adjacent to the first semiconductor area, which...
Semiconductor devices having recesses filled with semiconductor materials
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing thereof are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes...
Method of implanting a non-dopant atom into a semiconductor device
A method of forming an isolation trench structure is disclosed, the method includes forming an isolation trench in a semiconductor body associated with an...
Method for the production of an anti-reflecting surface on optical
A photodetector is formed in a semiconductor body. A hard mask grating is photolithographically formed on a surface of the semiconductor body. The semiconductor...
Feedback shift register control
Feedback shift register control circuit including a checking circuit having an input being coupled to a seed input of a feedback shift register or to an internal...
Amplifier assembly, receiver comprising said assembly and method for
operating a programmable amplifier
An amplifier assembly and also a receiver including such an amplifier assembly is disclosed, wherein the amplifier includes a programming input for setting the...
Method for avoiding switch-over delays when changing channels in digital
television transmission systems
A method for avoiding switch-over delays when changing channels in digital television transmission systems is based on a television transmission system in which...
System having a signal converter device and method of operating
A system having a signal converter device, and a method for operating a system having a signal converter device is disclosed. One embodiment provides loading a...
Digital-to-analog converter with logarithmic selectable response and
Embodiments of a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with a logarithmic response and methods for converting digital signals to analog are generally described...
Phase locked loop
A phase locked loop is disclosed. One embodiment includes a phase comparator having two phase comparator inputs and a phase comparator output. A filter having a...
Circuit arrangement and method for power regulation and amplifier
A circuit arrangement and method for power regulation and an amplifier arrangement for power regulation are described.
System and method for power amplifier output power control
A system for controlling amplifier power is provided. The system includes a voltage envelope detector that receives a voltage signal and generates a voltage...
Circuit arrangement with interference protection
A circuit arrangement with an interference protection is disclosed, including a supply line and a ground line, a first circuit and a second circuit. Each of the...
Noise-reducing transistor arrangement
Noise-reducing transistor arrangement having first and second field effect transistors (FETs) having source terminals coupled together, drain terminals coupled...
Transistor arrangement, integrated circuit and method for operating field
The transistor arrangement contains a first and a second field effect transistor comprising a first and a second source drain connection and a control connection...
High speed level shifter
The invention relates to a level shifter comprising an input stage having a parasitic capacitance and a first input terminal for applying an input signal, a...
Current regulator with current threshold dependent duty cycle
A regulator and a method for regulating a current through a load. The regulator may include, for example, a first circuit portion configured to alternately apply...
Semiconductor package with mold lock vent
A semiconductor package including a leadframe having first and second major surfaces and a mold lock opening extending between the first and second major...
Power semiconductor component with semiconductor chip stack in a bridge
circuit and method for producing the same
A power semiconductor component (30) with power semiconductor chip stack (14) has a base power semiconductor chip (16) and a power semiconductor chip (17)...
Semiconductor sensor device with sensor chip and method for producing the
A semiconductor sensor device includes a sensor chip. The sensor chip includes a sensor region and contact areas on its upper side and is further arranged in a...
Electrical fuse and associated methods
A fuse link of undoped material is connected between first and second doped material contact regions and a layer of conductive material is located above the...
Power semiconductor device with improved heat dissipation
A semiconductor device is disclosed that improves heat dissipation by providing blind contact elements on a dielectric layer. Embodiments are disclosed which...
Semiconductor ESD device and method of making same
A semiconductor device includes an ESD device region disposed within a semiconductor body of a first semiconductor type, an isolation region surrounding the ESD...
Process for producing and apparatus for improving the bonding between a
plastic and a metal
A semiconductor having a leadframe is disclosed. In one embodiment, a leadframe is disclosed to be fitted with a semiconductor chip and is to be encapsulated...
Methods of fabricating semiconductor devices and structures thereof
Methods of fabricating semiconductor devices and structures thereof are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device...
Non-leaded semiconductor package and a method to assemble the same
A method to assemble a non-leaded semiconductor package is disclosed. In one embodiment, a carrier tape is attached to a metal foil. A plurality of leadframes...
Composite board with semiconductor chips and plastic housing composition
One aspect is a composite board including semiconductor chips in semiconductor device positions and a plastic housing composition partly embedding the...
Method for OPC model generation
A method for generating or refining an OPC model for use in wafer fabrication. A predetermined feature layout is used to prepare a mask for use in, for example,...
Method for comparison of a test fingerprint, which is in the form of an
image strip sequence, with a stored...
Method of comparing a test fingerprint with a stored reference fingerprint. The stored reference fingerprint and an image strip sequence of the test fingerprint...
Method and device for amplifying a reception signal
A method and a device for amplifying a reception signal are provided, involving the adjustment of a gain by which the reception signal is amplified, in...
Frontend module having two inputs for the reception of transmitted signals
A frontend module includes a first and a second input for transmitted signals, an amplifier, a bypass line for bypassing the amplifier, an output and a switching...
Over-voltage and under voltage protection circuit
There is provided an apparatus for protection against over voltages and/or under voltages. The apparatus includes a pass transistor through which an input...
ESD protection circuit and method
A method and a device are disclosed herein for protecting a circuit including a first terminal and a second terminal from electrostatic discharges. The device...
Temperature and process independent voltage controlled oscillator circuit
Techniques for voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) circuits that are independent of temperature and process variations are described herein.
Semiconductor power device with bias circuit
An RF power circuit comprises a power transistor having a gate and drain, an output matching network coupled to the drain and an input matching network coupled...
Power semiconductor component stack using lead technology with
surface-mountable external contacts and a method...
A power semiconductor component stack, using lead technology with surface-mountable external contacts, includes at least two MOSFET power semiconductor...
Sound generator for producing a sound from a new note
A sound generator including a plurality of synthesis generators each configured to generate a sound from a note, and a dynamic voice allocation circuit...
Plastic housing composition for embedding semiconductor devices in a
plastic housing and use of the plastic...
A plastic housing composition for embedding semiconductor devices in a plastic housing includes a multicomponent plastic material, where at least one component...
Method for making a device including placing a semiconductor chip on a
A method for making a device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a substrate having a first element protruding from the substrate. A semiconductor chip has a...
Integrated circuit package
Two integrated circuits 1, 3, 101, 103 having circuitry on one of their major surfaces 11, 31, 111, 131 are ground on their opposite major surfaces 13, 33 to...
Processor array arrangement controlled by control computer
A processor arrangement having a plurality of processor units and a control computer. Each of the processor units is connected to at least one adjacent processor...
Method and apparatus for controlling a transmitter
A transmitter includes a transformer that is configured to transform a baseband signal into an amplitude information signal and a phase information signal. The...
Method and receiving unit for compensation for a frequency offset and/or
for a change in the phase of a...
In order to compensate for a frequency offset or a change in the phase of the transmission channel over time during mobile radio transmission of data symbols,...
Switching converter having an activatable and deactivatable damping
A switching converter for power factor correction which has-input terminals, an inductive storage element coupled to the input terminals, a rectifier...
Sensing a current signal in an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit including a voltage setting circuit configured to set the voltage level at a signal input to a value corresponding to a first supply...
An apparatus described herein is an LC tank circuit that may include a capacitance, a first inductance, and a second inductance. The first inductance and the...
An oscillator structure has a sync signal processor with an input interface for an external clock based sync signal and an output interface for a duty cycle...
Digital phase locked loop and method for correcting interference
components in a phase locked loop
A correction circuit in a digital phase locked loop is disclosed having a first terminal, a second terminal, a value-discretely tunable oscillator, an...