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Sampling error reduction in PWM-MASH converters
Techniques for reducing sampling error in electronic components are described herein.
Direct wideband modulation of a frequency synthesizer
A frequency synthesizer modulates a signal by directly modulating a signal input to a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) associated with the frequency...
Force sensor array having magnetostrictive magnetoresistive sensors and
method for determining a force
The invention relates to a force sensor having a layer sequence for determining a force acting on the layer sequence along a predefined force axis. The layer...
Apparatus and method for the determination of a direction of an object
An apparatus for the determination of a momentary relative direction of an indicator object depending on a magnetic field influenced or generated by the...
Energy scavenger and method for manufacturing the same
A micro-electromechanical package includes a casing and a microelectronic circuit. At least one portion of the casing includes a piezoelectric material arranged...
Semiconductor component with semiconductor chip and adhesive film, and
method for its production
A semiconductor component with a semiconductor chip and an adhesive film, and a method for its production is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor...
A trench transistor is disclosed. One embodiment has an active zone enclosed by an edge trench, wherein an edge electrode at gate potential is embedded into the...
Method for fabrication of a capacitor, and a monolithically integrated
circuit comprising such a capacitor
A method for fabrication of a monolithically integrated SOI substrate capacitor has the steps of: forming an insulating trench (14), which reaches down to the...
System and method for producing a semiconductor circuit arrangement
Method and systems for producing a semiconductor circuit arrangement are disclosed. In one implementation, after a formation of a first electrically conductive...
Method and circuit arrangement for operating a volatile random access
memory as a detector
A method for operating a volatile random access memory as a detector, with predetermined information being stored in at least one area of the volatile random...
Device providing trim values
Devices including trimmable electric units and methods for providing trim values to electric units. A device includes a trimmable electric unit, at least one...
Clock signal extraction device and method for extracting a clock signal
from data signal
A clock signal extraction device for extracting a clock signal from a periodic data signal includes a phase detector for detecting a first phase difference...
Method for transmitting data by multi-carrier modulation
During data transmission by multi-carrier modulation of data blocks modulated by Inverse Discrete Fourier Transformation (IDFT), carriers that are not occupied...
Filter with capacitive forward coupling with a quantizer operating in
scanning and conversion phases
This disclosure relates to techniques and architecture for summing, sampling, and converting signals associated with a capacitive feedforward filter using a...
Synchronization circuit for synchronizing PWM modulators
A synchronization circuit for synchronizing at least two self-oscillating PWM modulators, each outputting a respective pulse-width-modulated output signal...
Method for forming an integrated memory device and memory device
The invention in one of the embodiments refers to a method for forming an integrated memory device, the method including a forming a plurality of bitlines,...
Method for forming an integrated semiconductor circuit arrangement
Methods for forming an integrated semiconductor circuit arrangement are disclosed. In one embodiment, a semiconductor circuit with a first semiconductor circuit...
Semiconductor memory cell and corresponding method of producing same
A semiconductor memory cell and production method provides a storage capacitor connected to a selection transistor. The storage capacitor is formed as a contact...
Method for fabricating an electrical component
An electrical component, such as a DRAM semiconductor memory or a field-effect transistor is fabricated. At least one capacitor having a dielectric (130) and at...
Integrated circuit arrangement and method
An integrated circuit arrangement including at least one circuit part which is designed to run through a functional self test and to output test results of the...
Seamless change of depth of a general convolutional interleaver during
transmission without loss of data
Methods and communication systems are presented, in which impulse noise is monitored on a communication channel, and an interleaver depth is adjusted according...
Carrier phase detector
Carrier phase detector for calculation of a feedback signal (D) for a carrier phase loop in a receiver, which loop detects a phase error (.DELTA..phi.) between a...
Estimation of asymmetries between inphase and quadrature branches in
multicarrier transmission systems
Distortions of radio signals transmitted in data blocks in an OFDM method, the distortions being caused by IQ asymmetries, can be estimated and subsequently...
Channel qualification for an adaptive frequency hopping method by means of
bit or packet error rate measurement...
In a method for qualification of a frequency channel in a wire-free communication system, data is transmitted on different frequency channels by means of an...
Analog/digital conversion using successive approximation and redundant
Illustrative binary networks for analog/digital converters are described. For instance, an analog/digital converter may operate in accordance with a principle of...
Sigma-delta modulator for operating sensors
A sigma-delta modulator can be used for actuating a sensor element. The sigma delta modulator includes: a forward branch to which an input signal is fed at an...
An electrical filter has at least four terminals, two inductances and two capacitors. The first inductance is connected between the first terminal and the second...
Oscillator arrangement having increased EMI robustness
An oscillator arrangement having a resonator and a drive circuit which is connected to a connecting terminal of the oscillator is disclosed. In one embodiment,...
Temperature dependent clamping of a transistor
An apparatus, comprising a transistor having a source/drain node and a gate, and a circuit coupled between the source/drain node and the gate and configured to...
Field effect transistor with local source/drain insulation and associated
method of production
A field-effect transistor (FET) with local source-drain insulation is described. The FET includes a semiconductor substrate, source and drain depressions, a...
Semiconductor memory with charge-trapping stack arrangement
A semiconductor memory having a multitude of memory cells (21-1), the semiconductor memory having a substrate (1), at least one wordline (5-1), a first (15-1)...
Semiconductor opto device having optodiode with adapted spectral
A semiconductor opto device is disclosed. One embodiment provides an optodiode. The optodiode has a relative spectral sensitivity that is adapted to the relative...
Semiconductor component with a thin semiconductor chip and a stiff wiring
substrate, and methods for producing...
A semiconductor component includes a thin semiconductor chip and a wiring substrate that carries the semiconductor chip on its upper side and includes external...
Non-volatile two-transistor semiconductor memory cell and method for
producing the same
The invention relates to a nonvolatile semiconductor memory cell and to an associated fabrication method, a source region (7), a drain region (8) and a channel...
Semiconductor component and method for producing the same
A semiconductor component of semiconductor chip size includes a semiconductor chip. The semiconductor chip has a metallic coating that completely covers the edge...
Microprocessor configuration and method for operating a microprocessor
In a microprocessor configuration, data is temporarily stored in a cache memory or a register bank. A respectively assigned cryptographic unit ensures that the...
Parallel multithread processor (PMT) with split contexts
The present invention relates to a parallel multithread processor (1) with split contexts, with M parallel-connected standard processor root units (2) being...
Converter circuit for a limiter receiver structure and method for
converting a signal in a limiter receiver...
The present invention relates generally to a converter circuit with a limiter to convert an analog reception signal into a value-discrete limiter signal. An...
Apparatus and method for connecting components
An apparatus for connecting at least two components contains a lower die and an upper die. The lower die has the components which are to be connected, with the...
Method for producing a dielectric layer for an electronic component
A method for producing a dielectric layer extending between two or more elements of an electronic component includes arranging a free-standing dielectric layer...
Electronic component and a panel
One embodiment of the invention relates to an electronic component having stacked semiconductor chips, and to a panel for production of the component. In one...
Tire sensor system and monitoring method
A tire system includes a plurality of piezoelectric devices mounted to the tire. The piezoelectric devices provide output signals in response to deformation of...
Method and circuit arrangement for adapting a program to suit a buffer
A method for changing a succession of instruction words including providing a set of machine words, each machine word being associated with an address from a set...
Method and apparatus for a data-dependent noise predictive viterbi
An improved Viterbi detector is disclosed in which each branch metric is calculated based on noise statistics that depend on the signal hypothesis corresponding...
Method and device for carrying out a plurality of correlation procedures
in a mobile telephony environment
In a method for carrying out a plurality of correlation procedures in a mobile radio system, sample values which have been written to a data memory (DS) are read...
Memory device architecture and method for improved bitline pre-charge and
A memory device architecture having improved bitline pre-charge and wordline timing operations includes a pre-charge driver, a pre-charge line, a timing...
Memory circuit, method for operating a memory circuit, memory device and
method for producing a memory device
The present invention is related to a memory circuit comprising: a resistive memory element comprising a programmable metallization cell, a bit line, a selection...
Input/output interface with current sensing
An interface circuit includes an input terminal, a controlled current sink, a current measurement arrangement, and a logic circuit. The input terminal is...
Semiconductor device having a chip stack on a rewiring plate
A semiconductor device having a semiconductor chip stack on a rewiring plate is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes an external contact area having...
Semiconductor package with heat spreader
A semiconductor package is disclosed. In one embodiment the package includes a semiconductor chip including an active surface with a plurality of chip contact...