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Hardware apparatus for conditioning pilot symbols for channel estimation
using adaptive low-pass filtering
A hardware apparatus (10) for conditioning pilot symbols for channel estimation in a mobile radio comprises a time-division multiplexed low-pass filter unit for...
Disclosed is a method for operating a transistor as a rectifier element, and a circuit arrangement including a control circuit and a transistor.
Method and integrated circuit including an amplifier calibration circuit
An integrated circuit including a circuit for calibration and offset compensation of an amplifier method is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes...
Chip carrier and system including a chip carrier and semiconductor chips
A chip carrier includes a first surface and a second surface that opposes the first surface. The chip carrier acts as a heat sink for semiconductor chips...
Semiconductor package and method
A semiconductor package is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor package includes a leadframe including a chip position and a plurality of leadfingers....
Semiconductor diode and IGBT
A semiconductor diode has an anode, a cathode and a semiconductor volume provided between anode and cathode. A plurality of semiconductor zones are formed in the...
Corresponding capacitor arrangement and method for making the same
The invention relates to a method for producing a capacitor arrangement, and to a corresponding capacitor arrangement, wherein the first insulating layer is...
Transistor, memory cell array and method of manufacturing a transistor
A transistor, memory cell array and method of manufacturing a transistor are disclosed. In one embodiment, the invention refers to a transistor, which is formed...
Integrated circuit arrangement with capacitor in an interconnect layer and
An integrated circuit arrangement includes an undulating capacitor in a conductive structure layer. The surface area of the capacitor is enlarged in comparison...
Nanotube array and method for producing a nanotube array
A nanotube array and a method for producing a nanotube array. The nanotube array has a substrate, a catalyst layer, which includes one or more subregions, on the...
Integrated circuit package and method for producing it
An integrated circuit includes a first integrated circuit flip chip (105, 205, 305) is bonded to first electric contacts (102, 202, 302) which are an inner part...
Dielectric apparatus and associated methods
In an embodiment of the invention, an amorphous phase dielectric material is selectively formed over a substrate. The amorphous phase dielectric material is then...
Method and use of a device for applying coatings to band-like structures
during the production of semiconductor...
In a device (35) and a method a thin organic or inorganic layer is applied to individual component positions of band-like structures (1). The layer can effect...
Semiconductor device with test interface
A semiconductor device with test interface, as well as to a method for operating a semiconductor device is disclosed. In one embodiment, in a test operating...
Data processing apparatus having program counter sensor
Data processing apparatus having an execution unit, a flow controller having a program counter, and a program counter sensor, which is connected to a data bus...
Receiver, in particular for mobile radio
A receiver, in particular for mobile radio, includes a receiver branch with a mixer, downstream of an analog/digital converter. A reference generator generates a...
DC offset estimation and compensation of OFDM radio receivers by weighted
averaging over a section of the...
Each burst of an OFDM signal which is transmitted, for example, on the basis of the IEEE 802.11a/g WLAN Standard contains a preamble with a sequence of ten short...
Method and device for picture compression using a plurality of sampling
In order to realize effective picture compression without significantly impairing the resolution, it is proposed that the picture to be compressed be subdivided...
ROM memory component featuring reduced leakage current, and method for
writing the same
The invention relates to a ROM memory cell comprising a first terminal connected to a word line, comprising a second terminal and comprising a third terminal,...
Integrated circuit television receiver arrangement
According to one or more aspects of the present invention, a receiver arrangement is disclosed that is configured to receive digital television signals. The...
Signal conversion using finite impulse response feedback
Techniques for converting signals using finite impulse response (FIR) feedback are described herein.
Systems, apparatus and methods relating to bandgap circuits
A system includes a bandgap reference voltage circuit, a plurality of trimming resistors, a plurality of trimming switches to connect the bandgap reference...
Driver circuit; electronic circuit having driver circuit and corresponding
A driver circuit includes an output, at least one transistor including a load section coupled between the output and a supply voltage, and a circuit coupled to a...
Differential line compensation apparatus, method and system
A differential line compensation apparatus, semiconductor chip and system are disclosed.
Switching control in DC-DC-converters
A switching control circuit for a DC-DC converter comprises an input terminal to receive input signals and an output terminal to couple the switching control...
Cyclical DC voltage converter for suppressing voltage spikes and
A DC voltage converter is provided that cyclically converts an input-side supply voltage into an output voltage. The converter includes an inductive storage...
Integrated circuit arrangement
An integrated circuit arrangement including a nonplanar substrate on which an integrated circuit is formed on at least one side, wherein the side of the...
Semiconductor device having through contact blocks with external contact
The stackable semiconductor device includes at least one first electrode on a top side and a large-area second electrode on an underside of a semiconductor chip....
Sensor device and a method for manufacturing the same
Embodiments discussed herein relate to sensor devices and processes of producing them. Some embodiments include a sensor device with a substrate with a sensing...
Semiconductor device with front side metallization and method for the
A semiconductor device (2) has a semiconductor chip (16) the front side (1) of which has integrated circuit elements and an electrically conductive metallization...
Semiconductor power component with a vertical current path through a
semiconductor power chip
A semiconductor power component using flat conductor technology includes a vertical current path through a semiconductor power chip. The semiconductor power chip...
Method of fabricating a power semiconductor module
A semiconductor module is disclosed. One embodiment provides a first electrically conductive carrier composed of a first material, a second electrically...
Debug mode in power supply units for electronic appliances
In a method for recording critical parameters for circuit sections of electronic appliances, the critical parameters are represented by status bits in a status...
Device for transmitting data between memories
An apparatus for data transmission between memories has a memory controller as well as a memory protocol controller. In one embodiment, a first memory controller...
A communication system comprises at least a first and a second access point and a network arrangement device to receive radio signaling from at least a first...
Device and method for detecting a useful signal in a receiver
The device for detecting a useful signal comprises an autocorrelation unit (AK) for autocorrelating a signal (s(t)) which can contain a periodic signal, and a...
Apparatus and method for time control of the processing of a radio signal
in a mobile station
The apparatus contains a counter that is synchronized to the reference time in the mobile station. The counter counts sampled chips of the radio signal to...
Adaptive communication systems and methods
Methods and communication systems are presented, in which impulse noise is monitored on a communication channel, and impulse noise protection parameters are...
Memory device and testing with write completion detection
An apparatus including a memory cell, a reference cell, a control unit, coupled to the memory cell and the reference cell, and configured to initiate write...
Hybrid memory cell for spin-polarized electron current induced switching
and writing/reading process using such...
A magnetoresistive hybrid memory cell includes first and second stacked structures. The first stacked structure includes a magnetic tunnel junction including...
Multiple output time-to-digital converter
A multiple output time-to-digital converter (TDC) and an Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) incorporating the multiple output TDC is disclosed.
Delay stage, ring oscillator, PLL-circuit and method
A delay stage for a semiconductor device includes at least one delay branch and at least one controllable switching apparatus. The at least one controllable...
Voltage supply arrangement and method for production of electrical power
A voltage supply arrangement is proposed, which provides a voltage from a first power range in a first operating mode and from a second power range in a second...
Device for regulating the intensity of an electric current
A device for regulating the current intensity of an electric current to be supplied to a load and generated by a current/voltage source is disclosed. In one...
Semiconductor component having a semiconductor die and a leadframe
A semiconductor component has a leadframe, a semiconductor die and an encapsulation element. The leadframe has a die pad having a first side, at least one lead...
Semiconductor component with a channel stop zone
A semiconductor component has a semiconductor body (100) having a basic doping and a first and second side, an inner region (103) arranged between the first and...
Semiconductor sensor component including a sensor chip and methods for the
A semiconductor sensor component including a sensor chip and methods for the manufacturing thereof is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor sensor...
Methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices and structures thereof
Methods of forming air gaps between interconnects of integrated circuits and structures thereof are disclosed. A first insulating material is deposited over a...
Memory built-in self repair (MBISR) circuits/devices and method for
repairing a memory comprising a memory...
A method for repairing a memory comprising a Memory Built-In Self Repair (MBISR) structure comprises the steps of detection of defective storage cells, and...
Signal processing device and method for operating a signal processing
A signal processing device implemented in a semiconductor body includes a frequency conversion device and a converter connected to the frequency conversion...