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Alignment marks for polarized light lithography and method for use thereof
Mark and method for integrated circuit fabrication with polarized light lithography. A preferred embodiment comprises a first plurality of elements comprised of...
Semiconductor component comprising interconnected cell strips
A semiconductor component comprises a semiconductor body including a front side and a number of cell strips. Each of the cell strips includes a terminal zone of...
Workpiece with semiconductor chips and molding, semiconductor device and
method for producing a workpiece with...
A workpiece has at least two semiconductor chips, each semiconductor chip having a first main surface, which is at least partially exposed, and a second main...
Diode having one or more zones of a first conductivity type and one or
more zones of a second conductivity type...
A semiconductor device includes a first layer having a first conductivity type, a second layer having a second conductivity type, a third layer having the second...
Semiconductor devices with active regions of different heights
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. In one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a first transistor having a first...
Electronic circuit and method of manufacturing an electronic circuit
An electronic circuit includes at least one field effect transistor that is to be protected against electrostatic discharge events, and at least one protection...
Process for patterning capacitor structures in semiconductor trenches
A process for producing structures in a semiconductor zone, has the steps of a) producing a trench (2) in the semiconductor zone (18), b) filling the trench with...
Bit line structure and method for the production thereof
A bit line structure and associated fabrication method are provided for a semiconductor element or circuit arrangement. The bit line structure contains a surface...
Thyristor with recovery protection
A main thyristor (1) has a recovery protection which is integrated into a drive thyristor (2) whose n-doped emitter (25) is electrically connected to a main...
Embedded flash memory devices on SOI substrates and methods of manufacture
Flash memory device structures and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. The flash memory devices are manufactured on silicon-on-insulator (SOI)...
Method for designing integrated circuits comprising replacement logic
In a method for designing integrated circuits comprising replacement logic components, a plurality of logic cells and a plurality of filler cells which fill...
Apparatus and method for determining reliability of an integrated circuit
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit or chip is supplied to its intended application and a measurement quantity representing the state of one or a plurality...
Advanced process control method and advanced process control system for
acquiring production data in a chip...
For monitoring production data, a grouping table in which machines are grouped into machine groups, machine components are grouped into machine component groups,...
Adjacent channel rejection device, receiving apparatus and method of
operating a receiving apparatus
In a receiving apparatus comprising a quadrature mixer (5) for mixing a radio-frequency signal with a local oscillator signal to in-phase (I) and quadrature (Q)...
Transceiver circuit and method for providing local oscillator signals in a
A transceiver circuit includes a transmission path and also at least two reception paths, which in each case contain a frequency conversion device with a local...
Non-volatile memory device with controlled application of supply voltage
Embodiments of the invention provide a memory device comprising a non-volatile memory element, a read-out circuit for reading out an item of memory information...
Digital amplifier with analogue error correction circuit
Digital amplifier for amplifying a digital input signal, comprising a digital modulator for converting the digital input signal into an amplitude-discrete and...
Circuit arrangement and method for matching a demodulator
A circuit arrangement for matching a demodulator to operating conditions comprises a demodulator designed to demodulate an analog input signal to a demodulated...
Circuit with an arrangement for the detection of an interrupted connecting
A circuit arrangement includes a first and a second supply terminal for application of a supply voltage and an output terminal for providing an output signal....
Method for actuation, and actuating circuit for a switch in a power factor
The document describes a method and an actuating circuit for actuating a switch regulating the power consumption in a power factor correction circuit which has...
Semiconductor device including semiconductor chips having contact elements
A semiconductor device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a device including a carrier, an electrically insulating layer arranged over the carrier and a first...
Module with a shielding and/or heat dissipating element
A module (100) comprises a component (10) and a shielding element (11), which is mounted on a main surface (12) of the component (10) and has a welding contact...
Method for producing an integrated circuit including a fuse element, a
fuse-memory element or a resistor element
A method for producing an integrated circuit including a fuse element, a fuse-memory element or a resistor element is disclosed. In one embodiment, at least one...
Semiconductor process and PMOS varactor
A method in the fabrication of an integrated circuit including a PMOS varactor and an npn transistor, comprises the steps of (i) simultaneously forming buried...
Method for fabricating a module including a sintered joint
A method comprises applying a paste comprising metal grains, a solvent, and a sintering inhibitor to one of a die and a metal layer. The method comprises...
Method for producing a polymer structure on a substrate surface
A method for producing a polymer structure on a patterning region of a substrate surface includes the steps of depositing an adhesion layer having a first...
Micromechanical pressure sensing device
A micromechanical pressure sensing device includes a silicon support structure, which is configured to provide a plurality of silicon support beams. The device...
Clock data recovery circuit with circuit loop disablement
A clock data recovery circuit includes a first circuit, a second circuit, and a third circuit. The first circuit is configured to receive data and a clock signal...
A receiving device having an input receiving an input signal which includes a useful signal and an interference signal, a demodulator coupled to the input and...
Integrated circuit having a drive circuit
An intergrated circuit having a drive circuit is disclosed. One embodiment provides an intergrated memory circuit arrangement with a drive circuit for an EEPROM....
Integrated circuit having a switch
A reprogrammable switch includes first phase-change material, a reference element, and a sense amplifier. The sense amplifier is coupled to the first...
Control circuit for a switching power supply, method for controlling a
switching power supply and computer program
A control circuit for a power supply having a controllable switch for switching a current through a first transformer winding and a voltage providing circuit for...
Method for operating a transmission line and correspondingly constructed
A method and a device for operating a transmission line are provided. The device includes a line driver circuit and a protective circuit. The line driver circuit...
Double sampling DAC and integrator
This disclosure relates to systems and methods for analog to digital conversion using delta sigma modulation. To this end, the delta sigma modulator includes a...
Amplifier auto biasing
This disclosure relates to monitoring signal overshoot of an amplifier generated signal and automatically adjusting a quiescent current of the amplifier as a...
Amplifier modulation method and apparatus
One embodiment relates to a power amplifier that includes a switched mode power amplification stage. The power amplification stage has an output configured to...
Power supply scheme for reduced power compensation
A power control system is described that reuses current from segregated circuits of the mobile device. In some embodiments, the segregated circuits (or...
Power semiconductor device and method for producing it
A power semiconductor device (1; 37) has a leadframe (4), at least one vertical power semiconductor component (2) and at least one further electronic device (3)...
Micromechanical device and method for manufacturing a micromechanical
In a method for manufacturing a micromechanical device having a region for forming an integrated circuit, at first a first layer is produced on a deeper-lying...
FinFET device with gate electrode and spacers
A semiconductor device includes a source region, a drain region, and a fin that connects the source region to the drain region. A gate electrode having a...
Deep trench isolation structures and methods of formation thereof
Deep trench isolation structures and methods of formation thereof are disclosed. Several methods of and structures for increasing the threshold voltage of a...
Integrated circuit arrangement with shockley diode or thyristor and method
for production and use of a thyristor
An integrated circuit arrangement includes a Shockley diode or a thyristor. An inner region of the diode or of the thyristor is completely or partially shielded...
Semiconductor integrated test structures for electron beam inspection of
Semiconductor integrated test structures are designed for electron beam inspection of semiconductor wafers. The test structures include pattern features that are...
Method of making a contact in a semiconductor device
To form a semiconductor device, an insulating layer is formed over a conductive region and a pattern transfer layer is formed over the insulating layer. The...
MuGFET with increased thermal mass
Some embodiments discussed herein include a semiconductor having a source region, a drain region and an array of fins operatively coupled to a gate region...
Strained semiconductor device and method of making same
A method of making a semiconductor device is disclosed. An upper surface of a semiconductor body is amorphized and a liner is formed over the amorphized upper...
Semiconductor method and device with mixed orientation substrate
In a method of forming a semiconductor device, a wafer includes a first semiconductor region of a first crystal orientation and a second semiconductor region of...
Magnetoresistive sensor module and method of manufacturing the same
A composite arrangement has a substrate material with a main surface, a metal-insulator arrangement including a metal sheet with an insulation area on the main...
Methods for operating a CPU having an internal data cache
A CPU 3 having a processor 1 and an internal data cache 7 IS operated in combination with a dummy interface 13 which simulates the existence of an external...
Method and device for passing parameters to rake receiver
A device and associated method for passing parameters to a finger in a rake receiver are disclosed. The finger is initially operated with a first parameter set...