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Sensor component and panel used for the production thereof
A sensor component and a panel used for the production thereof is disclosed. The sensor component has, in addition to a sensor chip with a sensor region, a rear...
Method for fabricating an integrated device comprising a structure with a
Method for fabricating an integrated device, comprising the step of providing a substrate, which includes an electrode element, and a step of providing a solid...
Method and apparatus for automatic routing yield optimization
A method is provided for optimizing routing on a substrate such as an integrated circuit or printed circuit board. The method defines a plurality of parallel...
Security module with volatile memory for storing an algorithm code
A security module for use with a terminal comprises a data interface adapted to be coupled to a terminal, for receiving at least part of an algorithm code or the...
Circuit and method for comparing program counter values
A circuit and a method of examining in a microprocessor a section of a first range of values and a second range of values each comprising a lower boundary value...
Modular multiplication with parallel calculation of the look-ahead
A device for calculating a multiplication of a multiplier and a multiplicand includes a first performer that performs an exact three operand addition and a...
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 (3, 4). In the case of...
Ethernet transport over a telephone line
A modem for symmetric bi-directional transporting of an Ethernet signal, comprises a port connected to a physical layer module adapted to receive and transmit a...
Frequency synthesizer and method
A synthesizer arrangement includes an oscillator, a phase detector, and a loop filter that form a phase-locked loop. The loop filter is coupled to a control unit...
Drive circuit for a switch in a switching converter
The invention relates to a drive circuit for providing a drive signal (S3) for a switch in a switching converter in a manner dependent on a control signal (S2),...
Semiconductor component comprising a temporary field stopping area, and
method for the production thereof
The invention relates to a semiconductor component comprising a buried temporarily n-doped area (9), which is effective only in the event of turn-off from the...
IGBT device and related device having robustness under extreme conditions
A semiconductor device in the form of an IGBT has a front side contact, a rear side contact, and a semiconductor volume disposed between the front side contact...
Overvoltage protection apparatus and an associated protection circuit
The invention relates to an overvoltage protection apparatus having a semiconductor substrate, a first doping region in order to provide a protection diode, and...
Thyristor which can be triggered electrically and by radiation
A thyristor has a radiation-sensitive breakdown structure (20), a gate electrode (92) that is placed at a distance from the latter in a lateral direction and an...
NMOS transistors that mitigate fermi-level pinning by employing a
hafnium-silicon gate electrode and high-k...
Transistors having a Hafnium-Silicon gate electrode and high-k dielectric are disclosed. A workpiece is provided having a gate dielectric formed over the...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing thereof
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacturing thereof are disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes a semiconductor device comprising a workpiece, the...
Method for producing a chip card contact zone
A method for producing a contact zone for a chip card has the following steps. A sheet having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface....
Identification of ESD and latch-up weak points in an integrated circuit
A program-controlled arrangement for the identification of ESD and/or latch-up weak points in the design or in the concept of an integrated circuit comprises a...
Cryptographic unit and method for operating a crytographic unit
A cryptographic unit includes a first processing unit for determining an output signal on the basis of the AES algorithm and for determining a first comparison...
Method for operating a data storage medium
A method for operating a data storage medium when changing from an operating mode to a directly subsequent power-saving quiescent mode, where the operating mode...
Transmission path and method for signal processing in a transmission path
In a transmission path, an input signal is amplified in a manner dependent on a digital control word present and is processed by an arrangement for signal...
Polar transmitter arrangement and method
A transmitter arrangement, a polar modulator arrangement, a polar modulation method and a polar transmitter arrangement are disclosed. A polar modulator...
Transmitting arrangement and method for impedance matching
A transmitting arrangement includes a matching circuit, a reference circuit and a comparator. The output of the matching circuit can be coupled to an antenna and...
Phase locked loop having reduced inherent noise
A phase locked loop having reduced inherent noise is provided. The phase locked loop comprises a controlled oscillator for outputting a periodic output signal as...
Method and circuit for limiting the power of a signal compiled from
The method is used for limiting the power of a transmission-end signal (x.sub.n) compiled from a plurality of differently spread-coded signals. In this context,...
Apparatus and method for compensating for frequency / phase pulling bursts
in received OFDM signals
A method and apparatus is provided for processing a received orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) signal at a receiver, wherein said signal has been...
Memory cell, memory device, device and method of accessing a memory cell
Implementations are presented herein that relate to a memory cell, a memory device, a device and a method of accessing a memory cell.
Semiconductor module comprising components for microwave engineering in
plastic casing and method for the...
A semiconductor module (1) has components (6) for microwave engineering in a plastic casing (7). The semiconductor module (1) has a principal surface (8) with an...
Phase locked loop, transceiver device and method for generating an
A phase locked loop has a controlled oscillator for outputting an oscillator signal depending on a control signal. A comparator generates a comparison result...
A micro mechanical backscatter sensor includes a receiver for receiving a modulated electromagnetic signal, a capacitive element operatively connected to the...
Apparatus for housing a micromechanical structure
Apparatus for housing a micromechanical structure, and a method for producing the housing. The apparatus has a substrate having a main side on which the...
Device including a housing for a semiconductor chip including leads
extending into the housing
A device including a housing for a semiconductor chip is disclosed. One embodiment provides a plurality of leads. A first lead forms an external contact element...
Integrated circuit with bipolar transistor
An integrated circuit including a bipolar transistor is disclosed. One embodiment provides an insulation structure used to form a junction insulation, a...
Integrated circuit with capacitor and method for the production thereof
An integrated circuit and fabrication method are presented. The integrated circuit includes a capacitor containing a base electrode, a covering electrode, and a...
Production method for a FinFET transistor arrangement, and corresponding
FinFET transistor arrangement
The present invention provides a FinFET transistor arrangement produced using a method with the steps: providing a substrate (106, 108); forming an active region...
Minimizing low-k dielectric damage during plasma processing
Embodiments of the invention provide a semiconductor device having dielectric material and its method of manufacture. A method comprises a short (.ltoreq.2 sec)...
Integrated circuit and method for identifying propagation time errors in
An integrated circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, for each clock domain there is at least one clock driver which is situated in the integrated circuit and...
Data processing device and method for monitoring correct operation of a
data processing device
A method for monitoring the correct operations of a data processing device including changing a subsystem from an authorized state to an unauthorized state,...
Bus system employing an arbiter
A method for operating a bus system, in particular in a microprocessor or microcontroller, and a semiconductor device for performing the method is disclosed. In...
Circuit arrangement for regulating a DC signal component and mobile radio
In a circuit arrangement for regulating a DC signal component of a signal that is input to a frequency mixer, the regulation comprises a detector which detects...
Configurable all-digital coherent demodulator system for spread spectrum
A configurable all-digital coherent demodulator system for spread spectrum digital communications is disclosed herein. The demodulator system includes an...
Method of controlling a data flow, transmitter and data transmission
A method of controlling a data flow, a transmitter and a data transmission system are described. For example, in a method of controlling a data flow of a...
Circuit arrangement and method for operating a circuit arrangement
A circuit arrangement includes a nonvolatile memory cell having a continuously variable characteristic that can be read out. A programming unit is coupled to the...
Synchronous rectifier control circuit and method
Circuit and method for controlling a synchronous rectifier. A circuit for monitoring the drain to source voltage of an SR transistor in a secondary side circuit...
Cooling system for devices having power semiconductors and method for
cooling the device
A cooling system for devices having power semiconductors and a method for cooling the device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the cooling system has printed...
Method for quantizing of signal values and quantizer
A method for quantizing signal values of a signal received or to be transmitted via a radio interface including quantizing signal values that lie within a first...
Method and apparatus for detecting an analogue signal using a selection
A selection circuit is used for detecting analogue signals from different inputs. For the detection of a signal switched through by means of the selection...
Integrated circuit comprising a plurality of digital-to-analog converters,
sigma-delta modulator circuit, and...
In an integrated circuit including a first multibit digital-to-analog converter and a second multibit digital-to-analog converter, a calibration circuit is...
Shared linearity maintenance in power amplifiers
In some embodiments, a circuit includes a power amplifier including an input terminal configured to receive an input signal and an output terminal to provide an...
Time delay circuit and time to digital converter
A time delay circuit is disclosed and includes a delay line with a first delay circuit and at least a second delay circuit connected downstream. An interpolation...