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Gridded contacts in semiconductor devices
Mask sets, layout design, and methods for forming contacts in devices are described. In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes...
Method of making an integrated circuit including singulating a
A method of making an integrated circuit includes providing a semiconductor wafer having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, at...
Method for producing a transistor component having a field plate
A method for producing a transistor component having a field plate. One embodiment includes providing a semiconductor body having a first side, and including a...
Method of manufacture of encapsulated package
There is provided a method of making an encapsulated component package, including providing a support for supporting the components of the package during...
Producing thin integrated semiconductor devices
Thin integrated semiconductor devices are produced by being embedded in a molding compound matrix in such a way that a composite is formed. The semiconductor...
Feature dimension control in a manufacturing process
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device is disclosed including determining a dimension or other physical characteristic of a pattern in a layer of...
Tire footprint determination apparatuses, systems and methods
In one embodiment, a method comprises sampling a sensor during rotation, determining a percentage of samples within a target range, and calculating a...
System and method for classifying branch instructions into multiple
classes for branch prediction
The invention relates to a microprocessor device and to a branch prediction method that determines which of a plurality of predetermined branch classes a...
Bus system and methods of operation using a combined data and
synchronization line to communicate between bus...
A bus system and methods for initialization and communication in a bus system are presented.
Integrated circuit for transmitting and/or receiving signals
An integrated circuit for transmitting and/or receiving signals includes a differential antenna terminal for coupling to an antenna, a processing circuit for...
Apparatus, embedded memory, address decoder, method of reading out data
and method of configuring a memory
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to an apparatus, to an embedded memory, to an address decoder, to a method of reading out data and to a method of...
Jitter insensitive single bit digital to analog converter
Systems and methods for a jitter insensitive 1-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) are described. The jitter insensitive 1-bit DAC employed in the feedback...
Method of fabricating a bottle trench and a bottle trench capacitor
A method of fabricating a bottle trench and a bottle trench capacitor. The method including: providing a substrate; forming a trench in the substrate, the trench...
Oxidant and passivant composition and method for use in treating a
A composition that may be used for cleaning a metal containing conductor layer, such as a copper containing conductor layer, within a microelectronic structure...
System and method for semiconductor device fabrication using modeling
System and method for using adjustment patterns as well as physical parameters as targets to control mask structure dimensions using optical proximity...
Semiconductor mask and method of making same
A method of making a semiconductor device is disclosed. A target mask pattern is provided which includes features to be exposed on the mask, and features to be...
Method and device for setting the clock frequency of a processor
In order to set the clock frequency of a processor it is proposed that a processor load value be determined, representing a measure for the instructions carried...
Method for exchanging information between devices connected via a
A method for exchanging information between a first device and a second device connected via a communication link, the communication link supporting a query...
Method and apparatus for synchronization of a mobile radio receiver to a
In a method for synchronization of a mobile radio receiver to a base station, the received signal is sampled using oversampling, by which means sample values are...
Presence server unit
A presence server unit, which manages presence information relating to the availability of a communication unit and informs a plurality of checking units about...
Apparatus, system, and method for multifunctional pin in an integrated
Some embodiments of the invention include an integrated circuit having a node or pin to detect a first information during a first a detection period and to...
Low voltage differential signalling driver with pre-emphasis
There is provided a LVDS driver arranged to receive an input signal which switches between two voltage levels. The driver comprises a pre-emphasis block (405)...
MuGFET circuit for increasing output resistance
In an embodiment, an apparatus includes a MuGFET device coupled to a reference source, the MuGFET device configured to receive an input signal at a gate thereof;...
Method for controlling current in a load
One embodiment relates to a control system. The control system includes a controller configured to drive a load based on a set-point of the load. The controller...
Semiconductor device with conductive die attach material
A semiconductor device includes a carrier such as a lead frame, a semiconductor die and an attachment member affixing the semiconductor die to the carrier. The...
Stack of semiconductor chips
A stack of semiconductor chips includes a substrate or an interposer board comprising conductor structures for electrical connection of the stack and a first...
Power semiconductor component, power semiconductor device as well as
methods for their production
A power semiconductor component (2) has a semiconductor body with a front face (7) and a rear face (9). The front face (7) has a front-face metallization (8),...
Method for producing a stop zone in a semiconductor body and semiconductor
component having a stop zone
A method for producing a buried stop zone in a semiconductor body and a semiconductor component having a stop zone, has the method steps of: providing a...
Integrated circuit arrangement having a plurality of conductive structure
levels and capacitor, and a method...
An integrated circuit arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit arrangement includes at least three conductive structure levels in...
Feature patterning methods
Methods of patterning features of semiconductor devices and methods of processing and fabricating semiconductor devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a...
Method and arrangement for contacting terminals
In a method of contacting terminals, a substrate having a first terminal and a second terminal is provided, a terminal surface of the first terminal being...
Electronic structure with components connected by way of solderable
connecting elements and method
For the vertical electrical connection of a number of components, an electronic structure with at least two components has solderable connecting elements, which...
Method for manufacturing electronic modules
A method for manufacturing electronic modules from a moulded module strip having a laminate including at least one conductive layer, and one or more dies and or...
Method and device for calculating modulo operations
A method for calculating a modulo operation a mod p uses a table (1) containing the values n*p for n=1, 2, . . . . In this case, a and p are positive integers...
Apparatus for providing a random bit stream
An apparatus for providing a random bit stream includings a first provider for providing a clock signal, a second provider for providing a sample signal, an...
Adjusting a transmit power of a subscriber device of a communication
network by a transmit/receive means
A device for adjusting a transmit power spectrum of a subscriber device of a communication network, having a means for receiving an attenuation measure for an...
Channel decoding for multicarrier signal transmission by means of
DC-offset and carrier-frequency...
The influence of a DC offset with a carrier-frequency offset at the same time is reduced in that the values of the assumed or determined DC offset and of the...
Oversampling PID controller for integration with a delta-sigma
An embodiment of the invention relates to a controller that includes a delta-sigma modulator to produce a one-bit, oversampled signal representing a measured...
Circuit arrangement for voltage regulation
A circuit arrangement for voltage regulation comprises an output, a controllable output transistor connected to the output, an error detection circuit, and a...
A flip-chip component includes a chip with pads located on the chip and a chip frame, wherein the chip frame is arranged around the chip and is attached to the...
Coupling substrate for semiconductor components and method for producing
A coupling substrate for semiconductor components includes a patterned metal layer on a topside of an insulating carrier. Metal tracks project beyond the...
Semiconductor device and method for producing same
The semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body having a first and an opposite second main surface and side faces connecting the main surfaces, a circuit...
Integrated circuit component with a surface-mount housing
A semiconductor component including a surface-mount housing and a method for producing the same are described herein. The semiconductor component includes lead...
Electronic component having exposed surfaces
An electronic component includes at least one vertical MOSFET device, a leadframe and a contact clip. A source electrode and gate electrode are provided on a...
Integrated circuit device having a gas-phase deposited insulation layer
An integrated circuit device includes a semiconductor device having an integrated circuit. A gas-phase deposited insulation layer is disposed on the...
Hard mask layer stack and a method of patterning
A hard mask layer stack for patterning a layer to be patterned includes a carbon layer disposed on top of the layer to be patterned, a first layer of a material...
Semiconductor memory having charge trapping memory cells and fabrication
A semiconductor memory having charge trapping memory cells and fabrication method thereof. The direction of current flow of each channel region of the memory...
Method of producing a semiconductor element in a substrate and a
A method of producing a semiconductor element in a substrate includes forming a plurality of micro-cavities and carbide precipitates in the substrate, creating...
Electronic circuit in a package-on-package configuration and method for
producing the same
An electronic circuit in a package-on-package configuration includes: a lower subassembly with a first electronic element, a first wiring carrier, a first...
Method of spin coating a film of non-uniform thickness
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for spin coating a film onto a substrate. Preferred embodiments deposit a film, such as a resist, having a...