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Clock recovery circuit and a memory device employing the same
A method of inputting data to an integrated circuit is disclosed. A plurality of data signals are serially received from a source external to the integrated...
Demodulation of a digitally frequency-modulated analog received signal by
evaluation of the time intervals...
A detector (1) for zero crossings and a counter (2) which is connected to it are used to determine the time intervals between the zero crossings of the received...
Buffer component for a memory module, and a memory module and a memory
system having such buffer component
A buffer component for a memory module having a plurality of memory components includes item of access information in accordance with a data transmission...
Programmable current generator, current generation method and transmitter
A programmable current generator includes a decoder unit to generate a first and a second set of control signals as a function of a current control word. The...
Apparatus and method for measuring the current consumption and the
capacitance of a semiconductor device
A measuring apparatus is provided which has least one voltage source for providing a supply voltage for a semiconductor device to be tested, at least one first...
Apparatus and method for sensing rotation of a wheel
An apparatus for sensing rotation of a wheel includes a sensor and a detector. The sensor is disposed in a wheel, and is operable to detect the earth magnetic...
Structured semiconductor element for reducing charging effects
A semiconductor circuit element for reducing undesirable charging effects for a connection element of test structures for semiconductor circuits is disclosed. A...
Semiconductor module for making electrical contact with a connection
device via a rewiring device
The present invention provides a semiconductor module having: a semiconductor device (10) having a contact device (11) for making electrical contact with a...
Power semiconductor component with charge compensation structure and
method for producing the same
A power semiconductor device with charge compensation structure and a method for producing the same is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power semiconductor...
Field effect transistor with a fin structure
A field effect transistor with a fin structure having a first and a second source/drain region; a body region formed within the fin structure and between the...
Method for producing an integrated circuit having semiconductor zones with
a steep doping profile
An integrated circuit and method, producing semiconductor zones with a steep doping profile is disclosed. In one embodiment, dopants are implanted in a region...
Method of making a semiconductor device
One or more embodiments relate to a method of making a heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) structure. The method includes: forming a partially completed...
Method of producing non volatile memory device
A method of forming a floating gate structure is disclosed, and includes modifying the etch chemistry of a plasma treated reactive ion etch process using an...
Method of joining a thermoplastic material to a thermoset material, and
A method of joining a thermoplastic material to a thermoset material, and a resultant thermoplastic-thermoset composite formed from such method are provided. At...
Packaging of integrated circuits to lead frames
A lead frame (200) for housing an integrated circuit is disclosed comprising a main member (220) and an engagement portion (230) for receiving an integrated...
Semiconductor device and method for producing it, and use of an
A semiconductor device and a method for producing it, and the use of the electrospinning method is disclosed. In one embodiment, delamination of the plastic...
An interface circuit comprises at least one supply input and at least one data input with a protective circuit coupled between the at least one supply input and...
Continuous self-calibration of internal analog signals
A method and apparatus for monitoring and adjusting an analog signal of an operating circuit. The apparatus includes a control circuit, an analog-to-digital...
Reception arrangement with preamplifier circuit
The invention relates to a preamplifier circuit with at least one transistor that couples a signal input to a signal output. The signal input is supplied with a...
Mixer circuit and method for reducing an up-conversion mixer leakage
A mixer circuit includes a first oscillator, a second oscillator, an up-conversion mixer, a down-conversion mixer, and a detect and control unit. The...
Communication system having conference server
A communication system having a conference server device, a conference control unit, a plurality of moderator units, and a plurality of telecommunication...
Method and device for synchronizing a mobile radio receiver with a base
station involving parallel verification
In a method for synchronization of a mobile radio receiver to a base station, in which a verification step or a plurality of verification steps is or are also...
AC coupling bandwidth switch
The present invention relates to receiver equipment with AC-coupled receiver circuits and AC coupling filters. A switch connected between a first stage and a...
Modulator with controlled transmission bandwidth, and a corresponding
method for controlling the transmission...
The modulator according to the invention is based on the modulation of a PLL, with the bandwidth of the PLL being variable. The modulator also has a means (14,...
Method and arrangement for compensating for jitter in the delay of data
To compensate for jitter in the delay of data packets (1) which are transmitted over a transmission link (40), e.g. a data network, the data packets (1) are...
Concept for testing an integrated circuit
An integrated circuitry operable in a normal and test mode has a processing circuit, an output circuit associated with the processing circuit and a storage with...
Integrated circuit having a memory arrangement
An integrated circuit having a memory arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the memory arrangement includes a plurality of memory cells, a delete line for...
MRAM cell using multiple axes magnetization and method of operation
A magnetic random access memory cell includes a free layer structure and a reference layer structure including an anti-ferromagnetic layer structure pinning the...
Self-oscillating modulator and method for adjusting a self-oscillating
A self-oscillating pulse-width modulator comprises an input, an output and a control loop. The control loop comprises a forward branch and a feedback loop. The...
Locked loop system
This disclosure relates to a phase locked loop and a frequency locked loop.
Amplifier circuit having an output transistor for driving a complex load
An amplifier circuit is disclosed having an output transistor for driving a complex load over a drive frequency range, wherein in the lower part of the range an...
Method for synchronizing a clock signal with a reference signal, and phase
A method for synchronizing a clock signal with a reference signal is disclosed. One embodiment has a first synchronization part which has a bit pattern having a...
Driver circuit for a semiconductor power switching element
An apparatus and method for driving a semiconductor switching element. The apparatus is configured to monitor at least one state variable of the semiconductor...
Method of determining a frequency interval containing a resonance
frequency of a rechargeable battery
Disclosed is a method of determining a resonance frequency interval containing the resonance frequency of a rechargeable battery. The method comprises applying...
Integrated circuit component with passivation layer
A semiconductor component includes a semiconductor chip provided with a passivation layer that covers the topmost interconnect structure of the semiconductor...
Production method for semiconductor component with stress-carrying
The invention relates to a semiconductor component with stress-absorbing semiconductor layer (SA) and an associated fabrication method, a crystalline stress...
Semiconductor memory device and method of production
The bit lines are produced by an implantation of a dopant by means of a sacrificial hard mask layer, which is later replaced with the gate electrodes formed of...
Method for contacting semiconductor components with a test contact
A method for contacting an external contact area with a test contact is provided. The external contact area has a galvanically applied coating of a metal or a...
Electronic element comprising an electronic circuit which is to be tested
and test system arrangement which is...
An electronic element, test system and method of testing an electronic circuit are provided. The electronic circuit has input and output terminals. The input...
An RF amplifier for amplifying a composite RF signal includes a first RF signal and a second RF signal. The amplifier includes a first amplifying stage for...
Programmable digital bandpass filter for a codec circuit
A codec circuit having a programmable digital bandpass filter is disclosed. According to one aspect, a bandpass filter matches the filter characteristics of the...
Modified ethernet switch
There is provided a modified Ethernet switch for directing data packets to and from a plurality of Ethernet ports. The switch is arranged to forward each data...
Distance measurement in a radio communication device
A radio communication arrangement including a plurality of transceivers and a distance measurement managing circuit. The distance measurement managing circuit is...
Reconfigurable duplexing couplers
A multi-port reconfigurable coupler includes a coupler and a switching system configured to selectively reconfigure multiple ports of the coupler for increased...
Method for filling a trench in a semiconductor product
Method for filling a trench in a semiconductor product is disclosed. A first material is deposited onto a semiconductor product having a surface in which at...
Wiring substrate of a semiconductor component comprising rubber-elastic
pads embedded in said wiring substrate...
A wiring substrate of a semiconductor component includes: an underside with a wiring structure; a top side with cutouts; a rubber-elastic material arranged in...
Method for producing multi-gate field-effect transistor with fin structure
having drain-extended MOS...
In a method for producing an electronic component, a first doped connection region and a second doped connection region are formed on or above a substrate; a...
Excitation in micromechanical devices
A resonant structure for a micromechanical device includes a crystalline silicon beam and at least one mass attached to the beam. An excitation plane of the...
Device and method for testing an electric circuit
A method and device for testing an electric circuit, wherein exhaustive electric circuit modulation is not required yet circuit errors can be recognized in a...
Electronic system and method for sending or receiving a signal
A method operating an electronic system including sending or receiving a signal is disclosed. One embodiment includes changing a parameter of a signal from a...