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A semiconductor device is disclosed. One embodiment provides a top surface. A first lateral semiconductor region is arranged adjacent to the top surface and...
Mounting and adhesive layer for semiconductor components
An assembly and adhesive layer for semiconductor components is arranged between a silicon support (submount) and an electronic functional element for the...
Integrated circuit comprising an organic semiconductor, and method for the
production of an integrated circuit
An embodiment of the invention provides an integrated circuit having an organic field effect transistor (OFET) with a dielectric layer. The dielectric layer is...
Device with damaged breakdown layer
A device utilizing a breakdown layer in combination with a programmable resistance material, a phase-change material or a threshold switching material. The...
Method for producing a buried semiconductor layer
A method for producing a region of increased doping in an n-doped semiconductor layer which is buried in a semiconductor body of a vertical power transistor and...
Electronic device and method for producing electronic devices
One aspect includes an electronic device including an integrated component with a substrate. An electrically conductive first layer region is arranged at the...
Readout of multi-level storage cells
A multi-level sensing scheme compares the state of a multi-level storage cell with monotonously changing reference states, which are associated to different...
Bypass circuit for radio-frequency amplifier stages
An amplifier circuit includes an amplifier and a phase shifter coupled in parallel to the amplifier and switchable such that the phase shifter has a first...
Write driver circuit
A write driver circuit comprising a first transistor comprising a first source/drain terminal coupled to a first output, a second source/drain terminal coupled...
Current controlling circuit arrangement and associated method for reducing
A circuit arrangement and associated method for reducing crosstalk are disclosed. A load impedance is connected via a controlled current source to an input...
Power semiconductor module
A power semiconductor module has a ceramic substrate (9) which has on at least one side a patterned metallization (50) with a fineness of pattern of smaller than...
Chipcard with contact areas and method for producing contact areas
A chip card with a chip module having an integrated circuit and, for external contacting, has on a main face a contact zone with a number of contact areas which...
Semiconductor device having surface mountable external contact areas and
method for producing the same
A semiconductor device having surface-mountable external contact areas and a method for producing the same is disclosed. The surface-mountable external contacts...
Method of manufacturing an integrated circuit
A method of manufacturing an integrated circuit including a first isolated chip electrically and mechanically connected via wafer bonding to a second isolated...
Method for cleaning a semiconductor wafer
Bottom electrodes of stacked capacitor DRAM cells are formed by depositing a metal layer on the side walls of trenches within a hard mask layer, which serves as...
Method for storing or transferring data using time sequencing
A method in which data is stored or transferred together with an information message on the basis of which it can be determined in which order, at which time,...
Method for predistortion of a signal, and a transmitting device having
digital predistortion, in particular for...
A method is proposed for signal processing with predistortion. An amplifier circuit is provided for this purpose, whose operating states are characterized by at...
Apparatus and method for readjustment of a sampling time in radio
An apparatus for readjustment of a sampling time in a radio receiver includes a component for determination of any sampling time error in a discrete-value...
Detector for clock phase and carrier phase
A detector for a receiver generates a clock phase detection signal and a carrier phase detection signal from of a plurality of clock polyphase signals of an...
Method for prediction of a channel coefficient
The present invention provides a method for prediction of a channel coefficient for a propagation path in a mobile radio channel with multipath propagation, in...
RF front-end circuitry with reduced DC offset
An RF front-end circuit includes a directional coupler, a mixer, and a reflection circuit. The directional coupler is adapted to receive an antenna signal and an...
Increasing the dynamic range of pulse width modulation in analog to
This disclosure relates to adjusting a limit cycle frequency of a pulse width modulation in an analog to digital converter as a function of an input signal level...
Sigma-delta analog-digital converter for an xDSL multistandard input stage
The invention relates to a sigma-delta analogue/digital converter for an xDSL multi-standard input stage for converting an xDSL signal into a digital output...
Integrated circuit arrangement
An integrated circuit arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit arrangement includes an output circuit having at least one first output...
Power supply arrangement for providing an output signal with a
predetermined output signal level
A power supply arrangement has a charge storage means, a charge means, a reference signal source and a processing means. The power supply arrangement is...
A power transistor has a source region, a drain region, a semiconductor body arranged between the source region and the drain region, and a plurality of...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacture thereof
A dielectric material layer is formed over a workpiece, a metal layer is formed over the dielectric material layer, and a semiconductive material layer is formed...
Dense seed layer and method of formation
Methods of forming dense seed layers and structures thereof are provided. Seed layers including a monolayer of molecules having a density of about 0.5 or greater...
Smart card, smart card module, and a method for production of a smart card
A smart card for contact data transmission includes a card body and a smart card module which is fitted in the card body. The smart card module includes a...
Test apparatus and method for testing a circuit unit
In a method for testing an electric circuit comprising circuit subunits, the electric circuit is connected to a test system via a tester channel with a...
Circuit arrangement and method for secure data processing
Circuit arrangement for secure data processing for program data with a protected data record. An internal memory provides a protected data record having...
Method for operating a processor bus
A method of operating a processor bus, with which a central unit (processor) makes accesses to various peripheral units, is described. The processor bus has the...
Digital phase locked loop for sub-.mu. technologies
A digital phase locked loop has a digitally controlled oscillator for generating an output frequency, a phase detector device for detecting the phase difference...
Method and circuit arrangements for adjusting signal propagation times in
a memory system
The invention describes a method for adjusting signal propagation times in a memory system in which a controller is connected to at least one memory chip via a...
RF front-end for a radar system
An RF sender/receiver front-end is disclosed comprising a terminal for receiving an oscillator signal, at least one distribution unit for distributing the...
Arrangement and method for determining a gradient factor for a digitally
controlled oscillator, and phase...
An arrangement for determining a gradient factor for a digitally controlled oscillator has a data alignment device and an identification device. The data...
Digitally controlled oscillator device and method for generating an
oscillating signal with a digitally...
A digitally controlled oscillator device includes a programming input, a selection input and an oscillator core with a first capacitive element which is...
A VCO device is described that has pre-compensation. Digitally switchable compensation capacitors are selectively activated to adjust operation of the VCO to...
A power amplifier is disclosed. In one embodiment, the power amplifier is a Class-D Amplifier having a differential pulse width modulator is disclosed. The...
Variable drive module for driving a load
A drive module for driving a load is disclosed. In one embodiment, the drive module includes an output terminal for connecting the load. A first control terminal...
Device and method for supplying a data transfer unit with energy
Device for supplying a data transfer unit with energy, having an energy supply input via which the energy can be fed into the data transfer unit, and a...
Amplifier arrangement, polar transmitter having the amplifier arrangement
and method for amplifying signals
An amplifier arrangement contains a first signal input for supplying a carrier signal, a second signal input for supplying an amplitude modulation word and an...
Quasi-differential read operation
A memory device includes an array portion of resistive memory cells comprising a plurality of bit line pairs. The device further includes a read circuit operably...
Fabrication and test methods and systems
Methods and systems for fabricating and testing semiconductor devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of forming a material includes providing a first...
Interconnections for integrated circuits
An interconnect connection structure having first and second interconnects and multiple connection elements that electrically connect the first interconnect to...
Electronic component having at least one vertical semiconductor power
An electronic component includes a vertical semiconductor power transistor and a further semiconductor device arranged on the transistor to form a stack. The...
Component arrangement having a transistor and an open-load detector
One embodiment of the invention relates to a component arrangement including a load and an open-load detector. The load transistor has a first transistor region...
Fabricating a memory cell array
A DRAM memory cell array is fabricated such that, for each memory cell of the array, the gate electrode is initially produced such that it is insulated from all...
Method and apparatus for soldering modules to substrates
A method and apparatus for attaching a module such as a semiconductor device, having an array of contacts arranged thereon in a given pattern to a substrate such...
Semiconductor component with connecting elements and method for producing
A semiconductor component with connecting elements between a semiconductor chip made from a semiconductor wafer with discrete semiconductor components and a...