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Integrated circuit arrangement comprising a pin diode, and production
An integrated circuit arrangement includes a pin photodiode and a highly doped connection region of a bipolar transistor. A production method produces an...
Semiconductor devices and methods of manufacture thereof
Methods of forming transistors and structures thereof are disclosed. A preferred embodiment comprises a semiconductor device including a workpiece, a gate...
Embedded flash memory devices on SOI substrates and methods of manufacture
Flash memory device structures and methods of manufacture thereof are disclosed. The flash memory devices are manufactured on silicon-on-insulator (SOI)...
Radio frequency arrangement, method for producing a radio frequency
arrangement and use of the radio frequency...
A radio frequency arrangement is disclosed, having a first semiconductor body with an integrated circuit formed therein and also with first and second terminal...
Structure and method for placement, sizing and shaping of dummy structures
A material layer on a substrate being processed, e.g. to form chips, includes one or more functional structures. In order to control pattern density during...
Back end interconnect with a shaped interface
An interconnect structure in the back end of the line of an integrated circuit forms contacts between successive layers by removing material in the top surface...
According to an embodiment, a press-fit connector includes a first part with a first end and with a second end, and a second part with a first end and with a...
Device and method for cryptoprocessor
A device for converting a term comprising a product of a first operand and a second operand into a representation having an integer quotient regarding a modulus...
Method for generating multiplier coefficients for a mixer
A mixer for mixing a digital input signal with a sampled sinusoidal signal, comprising a calculating circuit for calculating multipliers (MC) of a multiplier...
Method for data transmission via a data transmission path with inductive
transformers, and a data transmission...
A method and an apparatus for data transmission via a transmission path having at least two inductive transformers, which each have a primary winding with a time...
Reducing leakage current in memory device using bitline isolation
A method for reducing defect leakage current in a semiconductor memory device comprising a plurality of memory banks, each memory bank comprising a plurality of...
Memory device with access controller
A memory comprises a bitline, an accessible memory element, an activable switch coupled between the bitline and the access node and a controller configured to...
System having a signal converter device and method of operating
A system having a signal converter device, and a method for operating a system having a signal converter device is disclosed. One embodiment provides loading a...
Self-adapting tracking analogue-to-digital converter and RF transmitter
A self-adapting analogue-to-digital converter includes a forward path with a voltage divider coupled to a digital integrator. In a feedback path, a scaler is...
Receiving method with digital level adjustment in the analog section and
incremental level change in the...
In an analog receiving section of a receiving device, the level of a received signal is adjusted by a first correction factor corresponding to a first digital...
Adaptive capacitance for transistor
A circuit includes a transistor having a source, drain, a gate, and an electrode structure. A source terminal is coupled to the source. A drain terminal coupled...
MOSFET circuit having reduced output voltage oscillations during a
The invention relates to a MOSFET circuit having reduced output voltage oscillations, in which a smaller CoolMOS transistor (T2) with a zener diode (Z1)...
A circuit is disclosed, including a transistor switch having a first terminal to receive an input voltage, a second terminal to output an output voltage and a...
Circuit arrangement for supplying configuration data in FPGA devices
A circuit arrangement for supplying configuration data in an FPGA device includes a plurality of output flip flops allocated to respective configurable logic...
Apparatus and methods for performing a test
A circuit structure has a circuit portion with negative resistance and a test resonator structure. Furthermore, the circuit structure has a unit for coupling the...
Circuit configuration for processing a signal of a sensor and method of
using the circuit configuration
A circuit configuration for processing a signal of a sensor includes an amplifier for amplifying the signal of the sensor. This signal has switch-over points...
A semiconductor device (1, 20-80) has an emitter terminal (2), a collector terminal (3) and also a semiconductor body (4) provided between emitter terminal (2)...
Method for producing an n-doped field stop zone in a semiconductor body
and semiconductor component having a...
A method for producing an n-doped field stop zone in a semiconductor body. The method includes carrying out a diffusion process for the indiffusion of sulfur,...
Field effect transistor with a heterostructure and associated production
A field effect transistor with a heterostructure includes a strained monocrystalline semiconductor layer formed on a carrier material, which has a relaxed...
Masks for lithographic imagings and methods for fabricating the same
Masks having various types of structures, such as CPL, HTPSM, or CoG structures, are without positional error with respect to one another by defining positions...
Magnetostrictive multilayer sensor and method for producing a sensor
A sensor has a substrate in which a mechanically deformable area is formed. A first magnetostrictive multilayer sensor element and a second magnetostrictive...
Method and apparatus for masking known fails during memory tests readouts
Embodiments of the present invention generally provide methods and apparatus for testing memory devices having normal memory elements and redundant memory...
System method for performing a direct memory access for automatically
copying initialization boot code in a new...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for initializing a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a processor, a volatile...
Method for providing error information relating to inconsistencies in a
system of differential equations
The method and the computer-related products provide for error information relating to inconsistencies in a system of differential equations that describes a...
Optical transmission module
According to the invention, an optical transmission module includes a transmission element, and a driver which drives the transmission element. The driver uses a...
Method and apparatus for synchronization of a receiver to a transmitter
In a method for synchronization of a receiver to a transmitter which periodically transmits a sequence which is known in the receiver, a subset of possible...
Apparatus for production of scrambling codes and preambles
The present invention is directed to an apparatus for production of scrambling codes that are used for scrambling binary signals transmitted via physical...
Compensation of nonlinearity of single ended digital to analog converters
This disclosure relates to a compensating for nonlinearity resulting from a capacitance feedback in current cells of a single ended digital to analog circuit.
Integrated circuits with inductors in multiple conductive layers
Two inductors formed in multiple layers of conductive layers of integrated circuits are disclosed. Symmetric portions of a first inductor and a second inductor...
Circuit which can be programmed using a resistor and which has a reference
A circuit configured to be programmed using a resistor includes an output terminal, a reference voltage source, a first circuit, and a current mirror...
Voltage detection and sequencing circuit
A voltage detection and sequencing circuit is provided, preferably on a single semiconductor chip, for applying a plurality of voltages to an electrical system...
Semiconductor memory device
The invention relates to a semiconductor memory device, which can be operated in a normal operating mode and a test mode, comprising: data terminals and data...
Semiconductor device including a semiconductor chip with signal contact
areas and supply contact areas, and...
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, where the semiconductor chip includes signal contact areas and supply contact areas. The signal contact...
Direct channel stress
An embodiment of the invention provides a semiconductor fabrication method. The method comprises forming a strained channel region in semiconductor devices....
Method of forming trench-gate electrode for FinFET device
A FinFET device having a trench-gate electrode, and a method of manufacture, is provided. The trench-gate electrode may be fabricated by forming a mask layer on...
Multibit bit adder
The invention relates to an adder for adding at least four bits of the same significance w, said adder having a first number of inputs for receiving the bits of...
Apparatus and method for tolerance analysis for digital and/or digitized
An electric tolerance analysis circuit for digital and digitized measured values has inputs for receiving a measured value, a reference value, and a tolerance...
Transceiver with integrated hybrid circuit
A transceiver for a transmission and reception signal which can be transmitted via a signal line having a particular line impedance (Z.sub.LINE), having a line...
Asymmetrical digital subscriber line system with improved data rate
An improved ADSL system with improved data rate is disclosed. In one embodiment, the upstream data bit rate is increased by extending the upstream transmission...
Memory device with improved writing capabilities
Method and memory device for reliably writing an information value to a memory element of the memory device. A first information value is represented by a first...
Tuning methods for loop-filters of continuous-time sigma-delta modulators
Techniques for tuning filters of modulation circuits are described herein.
Circuit and method for pulse width modulation by means of synchronized,
self-oscillating pulse width modulators
A pulse width modulator circuit has two self-oscillating pulse width modulators and a synchronization circuit for synchronizing the two self-oscillating pulse...
A power amplifier has at least a first amplifier circuit with an output port and at least a second amplifier circuit with an output port. The power amplifier...
Transmitting output stage with adjustable output power and process for
amplifying a signal in a transmitting...
In one embodiment of a transmitting output stage, a first controllable amplification device with a first amplification factor and a second amplification device...
Driver device, in particular for a semiconductor device, and method for
operating a driver device
The invention relates to a driver device and a method for operating a driver device in particular for a semiconductor device. The driver device includes a signal...