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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...
Data processing apparatus and method for operating a dual rail circuit
component in a security mode and power...
A data processing apparatus having a dual rail circuit component and a control unit for production of drive signals for the dual rail circuit component. The...
Digital RAM memory circuit with an expanded command structure
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for transferring control commands to a memory device. In one embodiment, the memory device comprises at least one...
Method and apparatus for current and temperature measurement in an
electronic power circuit
A current/temperature measurement method using parasitic components in an electronic power circuit is disclosed. The measured values derived from these parasitic...
Power amplifier arrangement having two or more antenna coupling respective
amplifiers to a supply potential
A power amplifier arrangement having a distributed antenna is disclosed. The power amplifier arrangement has two or more signal paths which are coupled to a...
Termination device for a telephone line
A termination device for a telephone line of a wire based telephone system, said termination device (30) comprising: a high pass filter (39) for separating...
Method for determining an offset value for a gain of a transmission path,
transmission path with adjustable...
In a transmission path having two discrete-value adjustable amplifiers, a first amplifier is set with a first gain factor and a second amplifier is set with a...
Method and apparatus for adapting circuit components of a memory module to
changing operating conditions
A method adapts circuit components of a memory module to changing operating conditions within a predefined range. According to one embodiment, a memory module...
Device for reading out a memory cell including a regulating circuit with
parallel switching elements, and method
A method for reading out a memory cell, and a device to be used for reading out a memory cell. In one embodiment, the device includes a first circuit and a...
Integrated circuit having a switch
A reprogrammable switch includes a first phase-change element, a first reference element, and a second reference element. The switch includes a sense amplifier...
Trench capacitor structure and process for applying a covering layer and a
mask for trench etching processes in...
A stress relief layer between a single-crystal semiconductor substrate and a deposited silicon nitride layer or pad nitride is formed from thermally produced...
Method for coating a structure comprising semiconductor chips
A method for coating a structure that includes at least one semiconductor chip involves electrostatically depositing coating particles on the areas of the...
Methods of forming capping layers on reflective materials
A reflective material is heated to reduce internal stress, and then a capping layer is formed over the reflective material. Heating the reflective material...
Decryption circuit, encryption circuit, logic cell, and method of
performing a dual-rail logic operation in...
A decryption circuit for generating a decrypted data signal and a complementary decrypted data signal from a key. In addition, a means for performing a linkage...
Method and circuit for controlling the input signal for a contactless
Method for controlling an input signal for a contactless transponder, in which a signal strength of an amplitude-modulated input signal is controlled to a...
Compensation for the carrier frequency offset in a receiving apparatus,
which is designed for a plurality of...
The present invention relates to a receiving apparatus for a mobile communications system which can be modulated using different modulation types at the...
Polar modulator arrangement and polar modulation method
A polar modulator arrangement has a first and a second node to receive a digital signal with a first and a second component corresponding to a digital amplitude...
Clock stop detector
A clock stop detector for a memory comprises a first switch that closes in response to a first logic level of a clock signal to charge a capacitor, a second...
Driver and receiver circuit for a remotely arranged circuit and
A driver and receiver circuit includes at least one output terminal for connecting a line connection. The circuit further includes a voltage supply arrangement...
Stacked die package
A stacked die package includes a substrate or interposer board that includes a contact area on a top surface and landing pads surrounding the contact area....
Semiconductor device with a wiring substrate and method for producing the
A semiconductor device with a wiring substrate as a stacking element for a semiconductor device stack is described herein. The wiring substrate includes a...
Integrated layer stack arrangement, optical sensor and method for
producing an integrated layer stack arrangement
An integrated layer stack arrangement, an optical sensor and a method for producing an integrated layer stack arrangement is disclosed. Generally, an integrated...
Integration scheme for fully silicided gate
To form a semiconductor device, a silicon (e.g., polysilicon) gate layer is formed over a gate dielectric and a sacrificial layer (preferably titanium nitride)...
Apparatus for processing a substrate
An apparatus includes a plasma process chamber and a support element capable of supporting a substrate inside the plasma process chamber. At least one plasma...
Capacitive measurement of tire deformation
The invention relates to systems and methods for detecting and monitoring tire deformation. In one embodiment, a tire deformation detection system comprises a...