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Capacitor and method of manufacturing a capacitor
In a method of fabricating a semiconductor device, a level of metal is formed within an interval dielectric. The level of metal includes a first metal line...
Chip-sized flip-chip semiconductor package and method for making the same
A semiconductor package (10; 14) comprises a semiconductor die (2; 2') with a plurality of contact areas (4) on its active surface and an electrically conductive...
System for estimating a terminal capacitance and for characterizing a
A method for estimating a terminal capacitance associated with a terminal of a cell of a digital circuit includes providing first and second capacitance values...
Apparatus and method for converting, and adder circuit
An apparatus and method for converting a dual-rail input. The apparatus combines two useful operand bits and two auxiliary operand bits so that, in a data mode,...
Qualification and selection of the frequency channels for an adaptive
frequency hopping method by means of...
In a method for qualification of the transmission quality of a frequency channel in a wire-free communication system that has two or more frequency channels,...
Solid electrolyte switching element
A switching element for reversible switching between an electrically insulating OFF state and an electrically conductive ON state, having two electrodes, namely...
Integrated binary phase shift keying with silicon MEMS resonators
A modulator includes a micro-electromechanical resonator device configured to receive an input signal and generate two output signals in response thereto,...
Semiconductor device including a stress buffer
An integrated circuit includes a first surface configured for mounting to a carrier, an active area of the integrated circuit spaced from the first surface, a...
Silicon bipolar transistor, circuit arrangement and method for producing a
silicon bipolar transistor
The silicon bipolar transistor (100) comprises a base, with a first highly-doped base layer (105) and a second poorly-doped base layer (106) which together form...
MOS transistor device
The invention relates to a MOS transistor device of the trench type, in which, in a semiconductor region of a first conductivity type, within a deep gate trench...
Transistor, memory cell array and method of manufacturing a transistor
A transistor includes a first and second source/drain regions, a channel connecting the first and second source/drain regions, and a gate electrode to control an...
Power semiconductor element with an emitter region and a stop zone in
front of the emitter region
The power semiconductor element has an emitter region and a stop zone in front of the emitter region. The conductivities of the emitter region and of the stop...
Radiation detector and method
A radiation detector and method. One embodiment provides a radiation detector including a semiconductor body with a first base zone of a first conduction type...
Method of making a semiconductor element
A method of producing a capacitor that includes producing a first electrode having a first surface; forming a recess in an element, walls of the element and the...
Method for manufacturing a memory cell arrangement
In an embodiment of the invention, a method for manufacturing a memory cell arrangement includes forming a charge storing memory cell layer stack over a...
Method for producing a substrate
Substrate having a first partial substrate with a carrier layer and a second partial substrate, which is bonded to the first partial substrate. The second...
Apparatus and method for calculating a representation of a result operand
An apparatus for calculating a representation of a result operand of the non-linear logical operation between a first operand and a second operand includes a...
Technique to read special mode register
Embodiments are provided in which a method and apparatus for accessing a special mode register of a memory device are described. A command to access the special...
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection arrangement and ESD protection
AN ESD protection arrangement is provided which comprises an ESD protection device coupled between a terminal pad of an integrated semiconductor circuit and a...
Multi-standard analog-to-digital data conversion
Implementations related to multi-standard digital subscriber line analog-to-digital data conversion are described.
Differential level shifter with automatic error compensation
For measuring a voltage difference between two measurement potentials at the input of a voltage converter that can be controlled via a control input, the...
Systems and methods for driving a motor
A control system includes a controller configured to provide a drive signal, and a switching device configured to generate an output control signal as a function...
Highly reliable, cost effective and thermally enhanced AuSn die-attach
In a circuit, an integrated circuit package and methods for attaching integrated circuit dies or discrete power components to flanges of integrated circuit...
Methods and systems for protection from over-stress
One embodiment of the invention relates to a circuit for over-stress protection. The circuit includes a temperature rate sensor configured to monitor the...
Serial asynchronous interface with slip coding/decoding and CRC checking
in the transmission and reception paths
A transmitting/receiving unit for asynchronous data transmission has a CRC unit and a transmission FIFO in a transmission path. A coding unit for SLIP-coding of...
Distributed micro instruction set processor architecture for
high-efficiency signal processing
A wireless communication system hosts a plurality of processes in accordance with a communication protocol. The system includes application specific instruction...
Adaptive predistorter coupled to a nonlinear element
In one embodiment, a circuit comprises an adaptive predistorter and a nonlinear element coupled to an output of the predistorter. The predistorter is operative...
Mixer circuit and method
A mixer circuit includes a mixer having input terminals and an output terminal, to provide an output signal by mixing input signals, wherein the mixer exhibits...
Device and method for generating control signals in a radio station
A radio station, in particular a mobile radio station, respectively has a unit for production of system information (2, 3), a memory unit (4, 5) and a control...
Memory cell, read device for memory cell, memory assembly, and
A memory cell includes transistors and two read ports. Each read port is configured to be connected to a read line. The memory cell is configured such that in a...
Multi-mode amplifier arrangement and method for controlling an amplifier
A multi-mode amplifier arrangement comprises an amplifier having a plurality of field effect transistors selectable in response to a control signal at a control...
Integrated hybrid current sensor
A sensor arrangement for measuring current is disclosed. The sensor arrangement includes a substrate, at least one Hall element integrated in or arranged on the...
Voltage-supply circuit and method for providing a circuit with a supply
A current-supply circuit includes a regulation transistor. The regulation transistor is formed to regulate, based on a first supply voltage present on a first...
Acquisition circuit and controller circuit for an alternator
An acquisition circuit for providing a first and a second validation signal based on an alternator output signal has a coupler being adapted for receiving the...
Chip module and chip card
A chip module and to a chip card with a chip module which can be bent in such a way that a cross-sectional area runs along the greatest curvature of the bending...
Field plate trench transistor
A field plate trench transistor has a semiconductor body which contains a plurality of trenches which are isolated from one another by mesa regions. The trenches...
Fluorescent naphthalene-1,4,5,8-tetracarboxylic bisimides with an
electron-donating substituent on the nucleus
Naphthalene-1,4,5,8-tetracarboxylic bisimides of the general formula I ##STR00001## where the variables are defined as follows: R.sup.1 and R.sup.2...
Process for producing sublithographic structures
A layer structure and process for providing sublithographic structures are provided. A first auxiliary layer is formed over a surface of a carrier layer. A...
Method and system for modeling statistical leakage-current distribution
Disclosed is a method and system for modeling statistical leakage current distribution using logarithmic skew-normal distribution by generating statistical data...
Voltage stabilizer stabilizing the voltage of a power line wherein power
consumption elements are individually...
A digital circuit unit includes at least one circuit block, a voltage source for supplying the circuit block, a detection unit, which monitors the change of...
Data switch and a method for broadcast packet queue estimation
A data switch includes ingress ports associated with ingress queues (3) and egress ports associated with egress queues (9). The length of the ingress queues (3)...
Electronic module and method for the production thereof
An electronic module and a method for the production thereof is disclosed. In one embodiment, the electronic module has a plurality of components arranged on a...
System and method for generating signals with a preselected frequency
relationship in two steps
System and method for generating multiple local oscillator signals comprising a first-stage phase-locked loop (PLL) having an input to receive a first reference...
Dynamic frequency divider
A dynamic frequency divider is proposed in which a double mixer is used for the dynamic frequency division. In one example the division is by N, where N.gtoreq.2...
An inverting cell including a first inverter having first and second inputs; a second inverter having first and second inputs, wherein the second input of the...
Concept for providing a regulated, limited generator excitation current to
A device for providing a regulated, limited generator excitation current to a generator to acquire a regulated output voltage of the generator, the device...
Memory having cap structure for magnetoresistive junction and method for
structuring the same
A memory and method of making a memory is disclosed. In one embodiment, the memory includes a cap structure for a magnetoresistive random access memory device...
Integrated circuit having resistive memory cells
A memory includes an array of memory cells, each memory cell including resistive material, a first insulation material laterally surrounding the resistive...
Semiconductor device with trench transistors and method for manufacturing
such a device
According to one embodiment, a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming trenches in a first side of a semiconductor material and forming...
Integrated digital circuit and a method for operating a digital circuit
In an integrated digital circuit, at least one derived data signal is generated from a data signal that is to be transmitted via a line of the digital circuit,...