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ESD protection circuit for a high frequency circuit
An ESD protection circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the ESD circuit is coupled to at least one signal transmission line and a positive and negative supply...
Semiconductor power device and RF signal amplifier
A semiconductor power device comprises a flange, a die having a gate, a source, and a drain. The source is electrically coupled to the flange. A drain matching...
Time delay circuit and time to digital converter
A time delay circuit is disclosed and includes a delay line with a first delay circuit and at least a second delay circuit connected downstream. An interpolation...
High-frequency switching transistor and high-frequency circuit
A high-frequency switching transistor comprises a substrate having a substrate dopant concentration and a barrier region bordering on the substrate, which has a...
LDMOS transistor device, integrated circuit, and fabrication method
An LDMOS transistor device in an integrated circuit comprises a semiconductor substrate (10), a gate region (1) including a gate semiconductor layer region (2;...
Model network of a nonlinear circuitry
A model network of a nonlinear circuitry includes one or more static nonlinear elements and a plurality of linear filters with transfer functions. A method for...
Method for measuring resistance for a subscriber line interface circuit
using a protective circuit
The invention relates to a method for ascertaining a resistance value (Z) between a first contact (2) and a second contact (3) in a subscriber line interface...
Method and device for estimating channel properties of a transmission
To estimate physical properties of a wired or wireless transmission channel it is proposed to sample a signal, received via the transmission channel, for example...
Resistive memory arrangement
Provided is a resistive memory arrangement having a cell array structured in rows and columns and having resistive memory cells connected to a drive element for...
Method for detection of non-zero-voltage switching operation of a ballast
of fluorescent lamps, and ballast
The invention relates to a method for detection of non-zero-voltage switching operation of a lamp ballast, which has a half-bridge circuit with a first and a...
Drive circuit having a transformer for a semiconductor switching element
A drive circuit for a semiconductor switching element includes a transformer, first and second driver circuits, and a rectifier element. The drive circuit...
Rewiring substrate strip with several semiconductor component positions
A rewiring substrate strip and a method of producing a rewiring substrate strip is disclosed. In one embodiment, the rewiring substrate strip has several...
Metal-semiconductor contact, semiconductor component, integrated circuit
arrangement and method
The present invention relates to a metal-semiconductor contact comprising a semiconductor layer and comprising a metallization applied to the semiconductor...
Integrated circuit arrangement with low-resistance contacts and method for
An integrated circuit arrangement and fabrication method is presented. The integrated circuit arrangement contains a semiconductor and a metal electrode. The...
Device and method for measuring jitter
A test device contains a data pattern generator for providing a delta-sigma-modulated data stream sampled with a sampling frequency f.sub.s at its output. A...
Apparatus and method for calculating a result of a modular multiplication
Apparatus for calculating a result of a modular multiplication of a first operand and a second operand with regard to a modulus, each having a length of 2 n...
Method and system for computer-aided speech synthesis
Method and system for computer-aided speed synthesis for synthesizing electronic text by performing a predefined series of rules-based analyses in a predefined...
Apparatus and method for preprocessing of pilot symbols for channel
estimation by means of adaptive low-pass...
The invention relates to an apparatus for preprocessing of pilot symbols for channel estimation. The pilot symbols are transmitted from a base station and are...
Method for balancing the load of a wireless local area network
The method of the present invention selects an access point with the lowest load, which will reply to the probe-request packet sent by a station, and then...
Word line control for improving read and write margins
Apparatus to apply a voltage to the word line during a first time interval portion of the access cycle and to apply a further voltage to the word line during a...
Over current protection circuit and method
Circuit and method for providing over-current and overloading protection with a single additional pin. A converter controller circuit is provided that includes a...
Shared linearity maintenance in power amplifiers
In some embodiments, a circuit includes a power amplifier including an input terminal configured to receive an input signal and an output terminal to provide an...
Apparatus and method for determining a current through a power
A circuit configuration includes a power switch and a measuring configuration for detecting the load current through the power switch. The circuit configuration...
Controlling power to light-emitting device
A circuit to control power to a light-emitting device connected in parallel to an inductive device switching current to the parallel combination repeatedly...
Power-via structure for integration in advanced logic/smart-power
A via structure is disclosed for use in a multi-layered semiconductor device, for forming electrical contacts between prescribed layers of the vertically aligned...
Power semiconductor arrangement
A power semiconductor arrangement has an electrically insulating and thermally conductive substrate, which is provided with structured metallization on at least...
Integrated capacitor structure
A semiconductor component including an integrated capacitor structure having at least two groups of at least partly electrically conductive planes and which is...
Module comprising a semiconductor chip comprising a movable element
The invention relates to a module comprising a carrier, a first semiconductor chip applied to the carrier and having a movable element and a second semiconductor...
Reverse conducting IGBT with vertical carrier lifetime adjustment
A reverse conducting insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) includes a semiconductor substrate having a front side and a back side and a first conductivity...
Overlay target for polarized light lithography
A target and method for use in polarized light lithography. A preferred embodiment comprises a first structure located on a reference layer, wherein the first...
Semiconductor chip attachment
A chip carrier member comprises a rotatable chip-receiving element. The rotatable chip-receiving element is rotatable essentially about a point.
Method and communications arrangement for setting up a push-to-talk
communications link and push-to-talk client...
Within the scope of a setup of a push-to-talk communications link, a link setup message is transmitted from a first push-to-talk client unit to a push-to-talk...
Transmission arrangement for transmitting data continuously in the time
A transmission arrangement is provided for transmitting data continuously in the time domain. The arrangement includes at least one programmable amplifier in the...
Fuse element with trigger assistance
A fuse is provided in a circuit, such that the fuse and an electric device in the circuit are thermally coupled to one another. The generation of the amount of...
Fast starting circuit for crystal oscillators
A method for assisting the oscillating starting process of an electromechanical oscillator (10) has the following steps: detection of oscillator oscillations...
Plastic package and semiconductor component comprising such a plastic
package, and method for its production
A plastic package and to a semiconductor component including such a plastic package, as well as to a method for its production is disclosed. In one embodiment,...
Lateral SOI component having a reduced on resistance
An SOI semiconductor component comprises a semiconductor substrate having a basic doping, a dielectric layer arranged on the semiconductor substrate, and a...
Power semiconductor component with charge compensation structure and
method for the fabrication thereof
A semiconductor component (1) with charge compensation structure (3) has a semiconductor body (4) having a drift path (5) between two electrodes (6, 7). The...
Integrated circuit package, panel and methods of manufacturing the same
A method of manufacturing an integrated circuit package includes: assembling a composite wafer including alternating rows or columns of first and second strips...
Methods of forming an interconnect structure
Semiconductor devices having conductive lines with extended ends and methods of extending conductive line ends by a variable distance are disclosed. An end of a...
Memory circuit and method for writing into a target memory area
A memory circuit having a plurality of memory areas, whose order depends on respectively associated logical addresses, and which each have an associated control...
Data transmission device with a data transmission channel for the
transmission of data between data processing...
The present invention provides a data processing apparatus having at least one dedicated data processing device (10) of a first type, a central data processing...
Method for reducing the radiation load by a mobile radio terminal with
directional emission, and a mobile radio...
In a method for alignment of an antenna (1) with an adjustable directional characteristic in a mobile station in a mobile radio system, the alignment process is...
Verification of the antenna weights of the base station in a UMTS mobile
radio receiver by use of the Viterbi...
A mobile station sends to the base stations a bit vector which contains weighting factors (w1, w2) for the amplitudes and/or the phases of the signals to be...
Method for data transmission within a wireless local area network
Method for data transmission within a wireless local area network (WLAN) which is operable simultaneously with other wireless local area networks (WLANs) in the...
Method and system for controlling bandwidth allocation
A Ethernet switch 1 includes a monitoring unit 9 for policing the amount of traffic on each of a plurality of flows or groups of flows. The monitoring unit has a...
Saturation handling for preventing a power amplifier from going into a saturation condition is disclosed.
Semiconductor wafer having a dielectric reliability test structure,
integrated circuit product and test method
A semiconductor wafer includes a dielectric test structure including a voltage line, a control line, and a plurality of test devices connected in parallel to the...
Integrated interconnect arrangement
An explanation is given of an integrated interconnect arrangement having a plurality of interconnects that cross over one another at two crossover sections. By...
Method for changing a depth of an interleaver device or de-interleaver
device and corresponding interleaver...
Methods for changing a depth of interleaver devices and de-interleaver devices are provided, whereby a change in the depth is possible while transmitting or...