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US-9,794,955 Configuration of CSI-RS for CoMP feedback
This invention is a manner of Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) transmission between with plural base stations and at least one user equipment. The user equipment...
US-9,794,560 Method and system for video picture intra-prediction estimation
Several systems and methods for intra-prediction estimation of video pictures are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes accessing four `N.times.N`...
US-9,793,923 LDPC post-processor architecture and method for low error floor conditions
Post-processing circuitry for LDPC decoding includes check node processor for processing shifted LLR values, a hard decision decoder circuitry for receiving...
US-9,793,918 Memory compression operable for non-contiguous write/read addresses
A digital data storage and retrieval system. The system has a first memory for storing a plurality of data quantities, and each data quantity, in the plurality...
US-9,793,882 Voltage clamp circuit
One example includes a voltage clamp circuit. The voltage clamp circuit includes a comparator loop circuit. The comparator loop circuit includes a comparator...
US-9,793,707 Fast transient precision power regulation apparatus
Apparatus disclosed herein implement a fast transient precision current limiter such as may be included in an electronic voltage regulator. The current limiter...
US-9,793,375 High voltage lateral DMOS transistor with optimized source-side blocking capability
An integrated circuit and method having an extended drain MOS transistor with a buried drift region, a drain diffused link, a channel diffused link, and an...
US-9,793,364 Substrate contact having substantially straight sidewalls to a top surface of the substrate
A semiconductor device with a deep trench has a dielectric liner formed on sidewalls and a bottom of the deep trench. A pre-etch deposition step of a two-step...
US-9,793,214 Heterostructure interconnects for high frequency applications
An integrated circuit includes an interconnect which includes a metal layer, a layer of graphene on at least one of the top surface of the interconnect or the...
US-9,793,190 Lid for integrated circuit package
A lid has a heat conductive substrate, a crystallized amorphous silicon layer and a native silicon oxide layer formed on the crystallized amorphous silicon...
US-9,793,106 Reliability improvement of polymer-based capacitors by moisture barrier
It has been discovered that poor TDDB reliability of microelectronic device capacitors with organic polymer material in the capacitor dielectric is due to water...
US-9,791,521 Systems and methods for operating a hall-effect sensor without an applied magnetic field
A method for verifying an operation of a Hall-effect sensor without an applied magnetic field. The method can include providing a bias signal to a first pair of...
US-9,791,505 Full pad coverage boundary scan
An integrated circuit, comprising functional circuitry and testing circuitry. A first set of pads is operable in a first state for communicating testing signals...
US-9,791,331 Vibration and dynamic acceleration sensing using capacitors
The present disclosure relates to an apparatus comprising at least one sensing capacitor and a controller, wherein the controller is configured to receive a...
US-9,791,300 Inductive position-sensing
One example includes a position sensing system. The system includes an inductive position element that is moveable and comprises a position inductor. The system...
US-9,788,011 Faster and more efficient different precision sum of absolute differences for dynamically configurable block...
This invention is a digital signal processor form plural sums of absolute values (SAD) in a single operation. An operational unit performing a sum of absolute...
US-9,788,010 Reducing computational complexity when video encoding uses bi-predictively encoded frames
Several techniques aimed at reducing computational complexity when encoding uses bi-predictively encoded frames (B-frames) are implemented in a video encoder....
US-9,787,362 Transmitter path for power line communication devices
A transmitter path of a power line communication (PLC) device is described. In an embodiment, the transmitter path may include an amplifier, a capacitor coupled...
US-9,787,361 Multi-length cyclic prefix for OFDM transmission in PLC channels
Embodiments of the invention provide multiple cyclic prefix lengths for either both the data-payload and frame control header or only the data payload. Frame...
US-9,787,263 Mismatch correction in differential amplifiers using analog floating gate transistors
An analog differential amplifier circuit, such as an operational transconductance amplifier (OTA), with input offset correction capability. First and second...
US-9,787,057 Laser diode driver damping circuit
A damping circuit having an input terminal and an output terminal is described. The damping circuit comprises a driver having an input and an output; an RC...
US-9,786,665 Dual deep trenches for high voltage isolation
A semiconductor device adopts an isolation scheme to protect low voltage transistors from high voltage operations. The semiconductor device includes a...
US-9,786,582 Planar leadframe substrate having a downset below within a die area
A leadframe for encasing in a mold material includes a plurality of interconnected support members. A die pad is connected to the support members and includes a...
US-9,785,706 Acoustic sound signature detection based on sparse features
A low power sound recognition sensor is configured to receive an analog signal that may contain a signature sound. Sparse sound parameter information is...
US-9,785,159 Circuit and method for extracting amplitude and phase information in a resonant system
A resonant power transfer system includes resonant circuitry (26) including an inductor coil (59) and a resonant capacitor (51) coupled to a first terminal (27)...
US-9,784,822 Time of flight sensor binning
A time-of-flight sensor device generates and analyzes a high-resolution depth map frame from a high-resolution image to determine a mode of operation for the...
US-9,784,792 Taps of different scan classes with, without topology selection logic
Topology discovery of a target system having a plurality of components coupled with a scan topology may be performed by driving a low logic value on the data...
US-9,783,063 Regenerative braking controller for electric motors
A method of regenerative braking includes providing an electric motor including at least one stator and a rotor, a speed of the rotor, a motor controller that...
US-9,781,784 Control of illumination devices using DC-DC converters
In an embodiment, method of controlling an illumination device by an output signal of a DC-DC converter is disclosed. The output signal is controlled by a PWM...
US-9,780,850 4Tx codebook enhancement in LTE
Channel state information (CSI) feedback in a wireless communication system is disclosed. A precoding matrix is generated for multi-antenna transmission based...
US-9,780,819 System and method for improving narrowband interference performance
An orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) receiver includes detection logic, offset generation logic, tone erasure logic, and correction generation...
US-9,780,798 Digital modulator entropy source
An electronic circuit system with an input for receiving an analog signal having a frequency and comprising noise, that noise including input referred noise,...
US-9,780,768 Digital clock-duty-cycle correction
A duty cycle correction circuit includes a charge pump and a controller. The charge pump includes a current source, a first output, and a second output. The...
US-9,780,726 Re-configurable single transformer quadrature voltage controlled oscillator
A quadrature voltage controlled oscillator (QVCO). The QVCO includes a first node for providing a first quadrature signal, a second node for providing a second...
US-9,780,689 Isolated capacitive power transfer
A method and device for providing isolated power transfer to a low-power load across a capacitor of a series resonance circuit are shown. The method includes...
US-9,780,680 Frequency controlled power converter characterization apparatus and methods
A frequency-controlled power converter includes a power stage frequency response characterization circuit. A PWM input control value F_OL_CTL generates a PWM...
US-9,780,661 High efficiency DC-DC converter with active shunt to accommodate high input voltage transients
Switch mode power supplies and integrated circuits are presented to provide a DC output voltage signal using high and low side switches, with a switching...
US-9,780,644 Methods and apparatus for always on domain finite state machine shutdown using a clock source from a power...
An apparatus includes: a voltage regulator that outputs a voltage responsive to an enable signal; a power managed domain coupled to the voltage regulator and...
US-9,780,192 Fringe capacitance reduction for replacement gate CMOS
A replacement metal gate transistor structure and method with thin silicon nitride sidewalls and with little or no high-k dielectric on the vertical sidewalls...
US-9,780,060 Packaged IC with solderable sidewalls
A packaged IC wherein a portion of the sidewalls of the packaged IC are solderable metal. A method of forming a packaged IC wherein a portion of the sidewalls...
US-9,780,017 Packaged device with additive substrate surface modification
A method of lead frame surface modification includes providing at least one pre-fabricated metal lead frame or package substrate (substrate) unit including a...
US-9,780,001 Devices having inhomogeneous silicide schottky barrier contacts
A method of fabricating Schottky barrier contacts for an integrated circuit (IC). A substrate including a silicon including surface is provided. A plurality of...
US-9,779,967 Ultra-thin power transistor and synchronous buck converter having customized footprint
A power field-effect transistor package is fabricated. A leadframe including a flat plate and a coplanar flat strip spaced from the plate is provided. The plate...
US-9,779,946 System and method for mitigating oxide growth in a gate dielectric
Oxide growth of a gate dielectric layer that occurs between processes used in the fabrication of a gate dielectric structure can be reduced. The reduction in...
US-9,778,327 Methods and apparatus for magnetic sensor with integrated calibration mechanism
Methods and apparatus for magnetic sensors and integrated calibration. In an example arrangement, a system includes a magnetic sensor configured to output a...
US-9,778,313 Devices under test
A system can include a plurality of device under test (DUT) cells. Each DUT cell can include a DUT and a plurality of switches configured to control a flow of...
US-9,778,288 Fluxgate-based current sensor
Operating a current sensor by conducting a current serially through a first region and a second region of an electrically conductive member. A first magnetic...
US-9,772,965 Multi-channel peripheral interconnect supporting simultaneous video and bus protocols
A method includes generating, by a control unit of a first device, a handshaking signal to be transmitted to a second device via a second channel. The method...
US-9,771,261 Selective patterning of an integrated fluxgate device
A method comprises forming an etch stop layer, a first titanium layer, a magnetic core, a second titanium layer, and patterning the first and second titanium...
US-9,769,806 Resource configuration for EPDCCH
A system and method for providing both localized and distributed transmission modes for EPDCCH is disclosed, where one EPDCCH comprises of one or multiple CCEs....
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