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The invention relates to a vertical arrangement of at least two semiconductor components which are electrically insulated from one another by at least one...
Method and apparatus for protecting an exponentiation calculation by means
of the chinese remainder theorem (CRT)
In a method for protecting an exponentiation calculation by means of the Chinese remainder theorem, in particular the combining step (16), wherein the Garner...
Weighting circuit for adjusting a control loop
For a weighting circuit for adjusting a feedback control loop to an input signal of the feedback control loop the feedback control loop comprises a system under...
Transmission apparatus with variable impedance matching
The invention provides a transmission apparatus (100) for transmission of electrical signals between a line driver (205), which is connected to a transmission...
Allocating data between tones in a VDSL system
A new protocol is proposed for transmission of data through lines such as telephone lines. The tones of a signal are associated into groups 10, 11, and tone...
Phase locked loop and method for evaluating a jitter of a phase locked
A phase locked loop is disclosed having a phase detector and a controllable oscillator coupled to the detector. A frequency divider is also included in a...
Slave circuit and method for initializing a slave circuit
Slave circuit having a data transmission interface (2) for processing data frames; an address register (10) for storing an address; a comparator (13) for...
Circuit and a method of determining the resistive state of a resistive
A method and a circuit are disclosed for determining the resistive state of a resistive memory cell being read. The method includes determining the resistive...
Phase change memory fabricated using self-aligned processing
A memory includes transistors in rows and columns providing an array and conductive lines in columns across the array. The memory includes phase change elements...
Non-volatile memory cell for storage of a data item in an integrated
The present invention relates to a non-volatile memory cell for storage of a data item in an integrated circuit, comprising a resistive memory element which may...
Analog-to-digital converter, receiver arrangement, filter arrangement and
signal processing method
A filter arrangement comprises a switching element coupled to a filter input, wherein the switching element is controllable by a reference clock signal. The...
Circuit arrangement and method for operating a circuit arrangement
A circuit arrangement including a voltage supply device, which has an output, and that provides a variable supply voltage, a supply-voltage-controlled clock...
Magnetoresistive sensor element for sensing a magnetic field
A magnetoresistive sensor element has a first magnetic layer structure, a second magnetic layer structure, and a barrier layer. The resistance R.sub.1 of the...
Method for producing vertical bipolar transistors and integrated circuit
A method for producing vertical bipolar transistors having different voltage breakdown and high-frequency performance characteristics on a single die comprises...
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...