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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...
Method for manufacturing an integrated circuit and integrated circuit with
a bipolar transistor and a hetero...
For the integration of an npn bipolar transistor with a hetero bipolar transistor, a placeholder layer is generated in a base region of the hetero bipolar...
Method for forming a semiconductor product and semiconductor product
A semiconductor product includes, a substrate with a first dielectric layer having contact hole fillings for contacting active areas in the substrate. A second...
Memory device with error correction code module
A memory device includes at least two DRAM memory modules, at least one external ECC module, and a memory controller. The external ECC module provides the memory...
Method and device for transmission of adjustment information for data
interface drivers for a RAM module
A method and a device are described for transmission of control information for the adjustment of operating parameters of drivers in the data interface of a RAM...
Smart wireless switch
One or more aspects of the present invention relate to a wireless switch component and an associated control module component that facilitate wireless control...
Method and digital circuit for transmitting a plurality of bit sequences
to be transmitted via several bus lines
A pre-determined first bit sequence combination of a plurality of bit sequences to be transmitted is transformed into a second bit sequence combination. The...
Method for seamless bit rate adaptation for multicarrier DSL
A method of mitigating transmission delay fluctuations in a communication system having a variable data rate and block-oriented subsystems, such as interleavers....
Synchronous RAM memory circuit
One embodiment of the invention relates to a RAM memory circuit. A memory circuit includes a multiplicity of memory cells which can be selectively addressed, I/O...
Resistive memory device and method for writing to a resistive memory cell
in a resistive memory device
A memory device and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the memory device includes a resistive memory cell including a resistive memory element...
Driver assistance system
Driver assistance system of a land or water vehicle that encompasses a long-range radar apparatus for the detection of distant objects and at least one...
Differential chip performance within a multi-chip package
A multi-chip package comprising at least a first die and a second die, wherein each die comprises an integrated circuit (IC) disposed thereon. Each of the first...
Substrate for an FBGA semiconductor component
An FBGA semiconductor component has a chip side for receiving a semiconductor chip, a solder ball side for applying solder balls on ball pads, and a bonding...
MOS-transistor on SOI substrate with source via
In an inventive MOS transistor having a source region, a drain region and a channel region, which are formed in a semiconductor layer of an SOI substrate, which...
Forming conductive stud for semiconductive devices
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method of forming a conductive stud contacting a semiconductor device. The method includes forming a protective...
Method for connection of an integrated circuit to a substrate, and a
corresponding circuit arrangement
The present invention provides a method for connection of an integrated circuit (1), in particular of a chip, a wafer or a hybrid, to a substrate (10), which has...
Method of producing a universal semiconductor housing with precrosslinked
plastic embedding compounds
An electronic component and a blank have plastic embedding compounds of a first and a second plastic layer. Semiconductor chips are embedded in the first plastic...
Method for manufacturing semiconductor component with a media channel
A semiconductor component includes a media channel and at least the following components: a semiconductor chip on a wiring substrate, electric connecting...
System for analyzing an electronic circuit described by characterization
A system for analyzing an electronic circuit described by characterization data forms an interpolation/approximation function over an analysis interval for...
Method and device for controlling combined UMTS/GSM/EDGE radio systems
In a method for controlling radio systems designed for transmission/reception of signals based on at least two radio standards with different time patterns, with...
Switching data packets in an ethernet switch
An Ethernet data switch maintains one or more queues for each of its ports in a shared memory. The memory is divided into data packets. When a data packet is...
Lensless optical servo system for an optically assisted disk drive
A lensless optical servo system (100) has an unfocused light source (102) and patterned photodetectors (104, 106, 108). The unfocused light is reflected by the...
Memory circuit, a dynamic random access memory, a system comprising a
memory and a floating point unit and a...
A memory circuit comprises a D/A converter connected with an input/output circuit and with a writing circuit, wherein the D/A converter converts a digital data...
CBRAM cell and CBRAM array, and method of operating thereof
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a CBRAM cell includes a solid electrolyte block having at least three solid electrolyte contacting areas,...
Digital sample rate conversion
Embodiments of an apparatus for sample rate conversion are described. Various embodiments include an interpolator configured to interpolate a digital input data...