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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...
Integrated semiconductor memory device
An integrated semiconductor memory device comprises: a receiver circuit for receiving a data signal, a receiver circuit for receiving a command signal, and a...
Semiconductor device including switch that conducts based on latched bit
and next bit
A semiconductor device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the semiconductor device includes a first switch, a second switch, and a third switch. The first switch...
Signal converter and method for operating a signal converter
A method for operating a signal converter, and a signal converter is disclosed. One embodiment has at least one register and a plurality of input channels,...
Component arrangement with a planar transformer
A component arrangement has a semiconductor body, a dielectric layer and a planar transformer. The semiconductor body includes a face. The planar transformer...
Circuit for differential signals
A method and integrated circuit for the transmission of differential signals with a signal and a complementary signal is disclosed. For trimming the edge...
A driver circuit which has one or more driver transistors connected to a load and which further includes at least one circuit block configured to control the...
Magnetic field sensor apparatus
A magnetic field sensor apparatus includes a first magnetic field sensor and a second magnetic field sensor, arranged on a substrate in a spaced manner from each...
Electric motor regulation with controlled error intercept
A motor is controlled by a motor control signal so that it reaches a target state, which is derived from sensor data sensed by a sensor. The motor can be put...
Method for fabricating metallic bit-line contacts
A memory cell and method of forming the same is provided. To make contact between a bit line and a select transistor of a dynamic memory unit on a semiconductor...
Memory cell array and method of manufacturing the same
A memory cell array includes a plurality of active areas in which a plurality of memory cells are formed. A memory cell includes a storage capacitor, a...
Micromechanical sensors and methods of manufacturing same
A micromechanical sensor and, in particular, a silicon microphone, includes a movable membrane and a counter element in which perforation openings are formed,...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device comprises a bottom electrode, a top electrode, and a dielectric film provided between the bottom electrode and the top electrode and made...
Tire deformation detection
Embodiments of the invention are related to systems, methods, and apparatuses for detecting tire deformation. In one embodiment, a tire deformation detection...
Flip-flop with additional state storage in the event of turn-off
The flip-flop according to the invention serves for storing an item of logic state information and has at least one data input and at least one data output. The...
Memory having parity error correction
A memory includes a sense amplifier segment and a plurality of word lines including a first transfer word line and a second transfer word line complementary to...
Memory cell array
A memory cell array includes memory cells, bit lines running along a first direction, word lines running along a second direction perpendicular to the first...
An output circuit for a circuit includes an input node coupled to the circuit, an output node, a reference potential terminal, a supply potential terminal, a...
Electronic test circuit for an integrated circuit and methods for testing
the driver strength and for testing...
The electronic test circuit for an integrated circuit to be tested has an input for receiving an analog data stream (23), a programmable digital line emulator...
Procedure and circuit device for the subtraction of electrical signals
The invention relates to a procedure and a circuit device for the subtraction of electrical signals, with at least two regulating loops each comprising at least...
Circuit device for filtering or impedance matching
A circuit device has a passive network (101) with an input (109) and an output, the output of the passive network (101) forming an output terminal (103) of the...
Device for utilization with the synchronization of clock signals, and
clock signal synchronizing method
A clock signal synchronization method and an apparatus device for utilization with the synchronization of clock signals is disclosed. In one embodiment the...
Semiconductor component with passivation layer
A semiconductor component has a semiconductor body and also a metal/insulation structure arranged above the semiconductor body and having a plurality of metal...
Electrostatic discharge protection
An electrostatic discharge ("ESD") protection device, which includes a thyristor circuit, in the ESD case increases a resistance of the ESD protection device in...
Power IGBT with increased robustness
A power IGBT includes a semiconductor body having an emitter zone of a first conduction type and a drift zone of a second conduction type proximate to the...