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Integrated capacitor structure
A semiconductor component includes an integrated capacitor structure embodied at least partly in an electrically conductive plane and which is patterned such...
Method for producing semiconductor elements
A method for producing semiconductor elements comprises forming a hydrogen-correlated doping in a treatment region The treatment region comprises at least part...
Method for producing bit lines for UCP flash memories
A semiconductor device can be fabricated by forming a floating gate layer over a semiconductor body. The floating gate layer is at least partially arranged over...
Singulating surface-mountable semiconductor devices and fitting external
contacts to said devices
Methods for singulating surface-mountable semiconductor devices and for fitting external contact areas to the devices are described herein. Semiconductor device...
Method for decoding a low-density parity check (LDPC) codeword
A method for decoding a noisy codeword (y) received from a communication channel as the result of a LDPC codeword (b) having a number (N) of codeword bits is...
A calculating unit including a number of bit slices which is less than the number of positions of the operand to be processed. Each bit slice has a logic element...
Method for resynchronization of a mobile radio receiver in the event of a
changeover between two different...
When data bursts are transmitted between a base station and a mobile receiver, a changeover is made between a plurality of modulation methods during an existing...
Receiver circuit and a method for its operation
A receiver circuit having at least one amplifier device for amplification of a data signal which is applied to the input side of the receiver circuit, and having...
Apparatus and method for monitoring a state, in particular of a fuse
The present invention provides an apparatus for monitoring a state, in particular of a fuse (4), having: a first state storage device (11) for storing a state,...
Method for improving the thermal characteristics of semiconductor memory
A non-volatile, resistively switching memory cell includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a solid electrolyte, which is arranged such that it makes...
Integrated multi-mixer circuit
An integrated circuit has an input terminal, a first circuit portion having a first coupler coupled to the input terminal and a first mixer coupled to the first...
Amplifier circuit and method for amplifying a signal to be amplified
An amplifier circuit includes a first series circuit connected between a supply voltage and a reference potential. The first series circuit includes a current...
Clock signal synchronizing device, and clock signal synchronizing method
The invention relates to a clock signal synchronizing method, and to a clock signal synchronizing device (101) to be used with the synchronization of clock...
Method and/or system for communication
An apparatus includes a transmitter, receiver or transceiver to couple to a communication link. An input receives one or more signals for a desired power level...
Switching voltage supply of voltage domain of semiconductor circuit
A method of switching on a voltage supply of a voltage domain of a semiconductor circuit includes switching, initially, a first switchable element, via which...
Semiconductor circuit arrangement
A semiconductor circuit arrangement includes at least one first and a second field effect transistor, where the field effect respectively have at least two...
Integrated semiconductor memory and method for electrically stressing an
integrated semiconductor memory
Semiconductor memories (1) have segmented word lines (5a, 5b), which in each case have a main word line (10a, 10b) made of a conductive metal and a plurality of...
Method for producing a grid cap with a locally increased dielectric
A method for producing a semiconductor product. Semiconductor product components are formed in a semiconductor product region of the substrate. A layer made of...
Memory device and method of manufacturing a memory device
The invention relates to a method of forming a memory device comprising a memory cell array and a peripheral portion. When forming the capacitors in the memory...
Self-aligned dual segment liner and method of manufacturing the same
A method of forming a dual segment liner covering a first and a second set of semiconductor devices is provided. The method includes forming a first liner and a...
Method for producing through-contacts and a semiconductor component with
A method is described for producing through-contacts through a panel-shaped composite body including semiconductor chips and a plastic mass filled with...
Method for adapting structure dimensions during the photolithographic
projection of a pattern of structure...
The invention relates to a method for adapting structure dimensions during the photolithographic projection of a pattern of structure elements onto a...
Apparatus and method for producing an article by means of a molding
To avoid air pockets (voids), for example when embedding semiconductor devices (15) in a plastic package molding compound, process parameters in transfer and...
Radio-interrogable data storage medium
A radio-interrogable data storage medium having a carrier in which electric components are embedded, and a component for optically signaling a previously assumed...
Pseudorandom number generator for a stream cipher
A pseudorandom number generator includes a unit for providing a number of 2n sequences of numbers, n being greater than or equal to 2. The sequences of numbers...
CDR-based clock synthesis
A clock signal can be synthesized by performing a clock and data recovery (CDR) operation on a potentially noisy clock source signal which has a known transition...
Tracking system comprised in an OFDM receiver
According to one embodiment, a method for tracking rapid changes in frequency and phase offset in an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) receiver...
Method and device for pulse width modulation
A method and a device are proposed for the conversion of a quantized signal into a pulse width modulated signal, wherein dependent on a signal value of the...
Suppression of even-numbered harmonic distortion in a non-linear element
In a method for suppression of even-numbered harmonic distortion which occurs in a non-linear element 4, a signal x(n) is linked to a pseudo random noise...
Threshold circuit arrangement
A method for operating a threshold circuit arrangement and a threshold circuit arrangement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the invention provides a threshold...
Power semiconductor module having surface-mountable flat external contacts
and method for producing the same
A power semiconductor module having surface-mountable flat external contact areas and a method for producing the same is disclosed. In one embodiment, the top...
Method of etching silicon anisotropically
A method for etching Si anisotropically uses a solution containing NH.sub.4F and HF.
Method of monitoring a production process using a linear combination of
measured variables with selected weights
The invention relates to a method for monitoring a manufacturing process, which by using a linear combination of measured variables with judiciously chosen...
Input receiver circuit
An input receiver circuit is provided for receiving a noisy high-speed input signal and for generating a plurality of output signals that can be processed at a...
Reducing power consumption in data switches
A data switch 1 includes a switching engine 7, and input/output interfaces 5 which each connect the switching engine 7 to one of a number of channels. The...
Data processing unit
A system and method for frame detection and generation. Each incoming clock-data stream is divided into two independent data streams: a clock path which...
Apparatus and method for reducing leakage currents of integrated circuits
having at least one transistor
An apparatus for reducing leakage currents of an integrated circuit having at least one transistor, wherein the at least one transistor is connected between a...
According to an embodiment, a power semiconductor module comprises a heat-dissipation contact area configured to thermally connect the power semiconductor module...
Amplifier arrangement and method for amplifying a signal
A power amplifier comprises a control signal generator providing a first and a second signal, a first amplifier comprising a first transistor and a first cascode...
Electronic module with layer of adhesive and process for producing it
The present invention relates to an electronic module having a layer of adhesive between metallic surfaces of components of the module. The metallic surfaces are...
Die configurations and methods of manufacture
A die configuration includes a die having an active side and an inactive side being opposed to the active side. The inactive side is connected to a heat sink....
Electronic component having a semiconductor power device
An electronic component adapted to be mounted on a substrate with landing pads having a landing pad layout has a power semiconductor device and outer contact...
Vertical semiconductor device
A vertical semiconductor device includes a vertical, active region including a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, a second semiconductor...
6F.sup.2 access transistor arrangement and semiconductor memory device
An access transistor arrangement is provided for a 6F.sup.2 stacked capacitor DRAM memory cell layout with shared bit line contacts. The access transistors are...
Method for the metalization of an insulator and/or a dielectric
The invention relates to a process for the metallization of an insulator and/or a dielectric, wherein the insulator is firstly activated, it is subsequently...
Optocoupler for converting optical signals into electrical signals and
An optocoupler, for converting optical signals into electrical signals and vice versa, includes a package with a jack connector for receiving an optical...
Method for reallocation of a memory of a subsystem, and subsystem
The method for reallocation of a memory, in particular a command memory, wherein the memory is part of a subsystem and the memory is assigned to a processing...
High-speed interface circuit for semiconductor memory chips and memory
system including the same
In a semiconductor memory system, the memory chips are linked to a memory module in a shared loop forward architecture and connected in a point-to-point...
Radio communication received having automatic gain control based on
measured and received energy
A receiver in a radio communication system and method for optimizing a use of an available dynamic range. The receiver has an automatic gain controller in an...
Device for the production of standard-compliant signals
A device for the production of standard compliant signals, for example pulse-type signals in a telecommunication network, serves the production and adaptation...