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US-7,521,980 Process and temperature-independent voltage controlled attenuator and method
A circuit includes a first variable resistor having a resistance which is variable in response to a resistance control signal. A resistance control circuit...
US-7,521,338 Method for sawing semiconductor wafer
Semiconductor wafer sawing systems and methods are described in which a wafer may be secured in a sawing position having a surface exposed to incur sawing with...
US-7,521,291 Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device
The objective of the invention is to provide a semiconductor device manufacturing method with which the generation of burrs can be suppressed while increasing...
US-7,521,284 System and method for increased stand-off height in stud bumping process
System and method for creating single stud bumps having an increased stand-off height. A preferred embodiment includes a method of using a capillary for creating...
US-7,520,052 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device
The objective of the invention is to provide a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device that allows individual molding of plural semiconductor chips...
US-7,519,955 Apparatus and method for transferring multiple scan length signal groups for JTAG boundary scans
In a JTAG test and debug environment, the signal groups for boundary scans can have several lengths including signal groups that are longer that the shift...
US-7,519,925 Integrated circuit with dynamically controlled voltage supply
An electronic system (10). The system comprises circuitry (P.sub.1) for receiving a system voltage from a voltage supply. The system also comprises circuitry...
US-7,519,884 TAM controller for plural test access mechanisms
A device test architecture and interface is provided to enable efficient testing embedded cores within devices. The test architecture interfaces to standard IEEE...
US-7,519,532 Transcoding EVRC to G.729ab
Transcoding from EVRC to G.729ab with LSP parameters interpolated from EVRC to G.729ab, EVRC pitch used as input to G.729ab closed-loop pitch search, and G.729ab...
US-7,519,497 Apparatus and method for state selectable trace stream generation
A trace test and debug system for a target processor generates a program counter trace stream, a timing trace stream and a data trace stream. The target...
US-7,519,484 Power supply monitor
There is provided a power supply monitor circuit comprising a positive supply monitoring input, a negative supply monitoring input, and a voltage divider...
US-7,519,439 Efficient digital processor for feedback control applications
A digital processor (2, 102) for use in a digital controller (10) is disclosed. The digital processor (2, 102) includes a coefficient product memory (22) that...
US-7,519,387 Apparatus and method for wireless coupling of integrated circuit chips
In order to overcome the limitation of the integrated circuit chip inter-connectability resulting from the physical dimensions of the leads, a radio frequency...
US-7,519,333 Radio architecture for use with frequency division duplexed systems
A radio such as a frequency division duplex (FDD) radio (100) has a first local oscillator (LO.sub.1I and LO.sub.1Q) that is set to coincide with the transmitter...
US-7,519,135 Direct radio frequency (RF) sampling with recursive filtering method
A radio receiver 2000 with a sampling mixer 1100 for creating a discrete-time sample stream by directly sampling an RF current with history and rotating...
US-7,519,111 Apparatus and method for providing system and test clock signals to an integrated circuit on a single pin
In a configuration testing integrated circuits, the system clock signals are forced to the same frequency as the test clock signals. When the test clock signals...
US-7,518,997 Wireless mobile communication stations for operation in non-exclusive spectrum
Wirelessly-linked, distributed resource control (RCS1-RCSn, RCSB, RCC, ARM) supports a wireless communication system (50) for operation in non-exclusive spectrum...
US-7,518,941 Methods and apparatus to provide refresh for local out of range read requests to a memory device
Methods and apparatus to provide refresh for local out of range read requests for a memory device are disclosed. An example method disclosed herein provides a...
US-7,518,512 Transponder device
A transponder device comprises an integrated CMOS circuit with a semiconductor substrate. A first rectifying diode (DS) is formed by the substrate diode of the...
US-7,518,440 Dual path chopper stabilized amplifier and method
A dual path chopper-stabilized amplifier (100) includes first (11) and second (11A) chopping/notch-filtering paths, each including an input chopper (9,9A), a...
US-7,518,392 Systems and methods for continuity testing using a functional pattern
Various systems and methods for device configuration are disclosed herein. For example, some embodiments of the present invention provide high speed pin...
US-7,518,386 Probe card having a leaf spring
The objective of the present invention is to provide a type of probe assembly with a long lifetime and low cost, as well as a type of probe card using same....
US-7,518,346 Buck-boost DC/DC converter with overlap control using ramp shift signal
A buck-boost DC/DC converter includes an inductor and a power stage having a set of switches selectively connecting the inductor between a voltage input, a...
US-7,518,342 Apparatus and method for effecting power distribution to a host system from a voltage source or a battery
An apparatus for effecting power distribution to a host system at a supply locus from one of a voltage source or a battery includes: (a) a current transfer unit...
US-7,518,053 Beat matching for portable audio
Beat matching for two audio streams extracts beats from each, computes a conversion ratio from one stream to the other stream by an initial beat alignment plus a...
US-7,517,779 Recessed drain extensions in transistor device
A method of forming an integrated circuit transistor (50). The method provides a first semiconductor region (52) and forms (110) a gate structure (54.sub.x) in a...
US-7,517,640 Method for removing photoresist using a thermal bake in the presence of hydrogen and a semiconductor device...
The present invention provides a method for removing photoresist, and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method for removing photoresist,...
US-7,517,141 Simultaneous control of deposition time and temperature of multi-zone furnaces
The present invention facilitates multi-zone furnace (102) based deposition processes by iteratively adjusting deposition time and zonal setpoint temperatures to...
US-7,516,378 Internal core connected to bond pads by distributor and collector
Scan distributor, collector, and controller circuitry connect to the functional inputs and outputs of core circuitry on integrated circuits to provide testing...
US-7,516,069 Middle-end solution to robust speech recognition
A method for performing time and frequency Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) dependent weighting in speech recognition is described that includes for each period t...
US-7,516,037 Method evaluating threshold level of a data cell in a memory device
A method evaluating threshold of a data cell in a memory device including a programming locus coupled with the data cell for receiving a programming signal...
US-7,515,746 Automated color matching for tiled projection system
A method of color-matching the images generated by multiple projectors (11) of a tiled projection systems. Each projector (11) has its own processing unit (34),...
US-7,515,548 End-point based approach for determining network status in a wireless local area network
Determining the reasons for packet loss in a wireless local area network; such as an IEEE 802.11 network. The method uses the strength of received signals at a...
US-7,515,392 High voltage circuits implemented using low voltage transistors
Transistors of low voltage specification are used to process information in a signal received at a high(er) voltage level. A protection circuit ensures that the...
US-7,515,324 System and method for resolving reset conflicts in a phased-reset spatial light modulator system
A system for, and method of resolving reset conflicts in a phased-reset SLM system and a projection visual display system incorporating the system or the method....
US-7,515,161 Method for reducing temporal artifacts in digital video boundary dispersion for mitigating PWM temporal...
A system and method for reducing pulse width modulation contouring artifacts. Each input intensity value is translated to at least one non-binary bit pattern for...
US-7,515,077 Apparatus and method for monitoring analog peripheral devices by a processing unit
In an analog-to-digital converter used to convert and store in buffer registers signals from a plurality of peripheral devices, a mode is provided wherein, for...
US-7,514,734 Hardmask for forming ferroelectric capacitors in a semiconductor device and methods for fabricating the same
Hardmasks and fabrication methods are presented for producing ferroelectric capacitors in a semiconductor device, wherein a hardmask comprising aluminum oxide or...
US-7,514,331 Method of manufacturing gate sidewalls that avoids recessing
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device comprising removing a first oxide layer deposited over a semiconductor substrate, thereby exposing source and...
US-7,514,329 Robust DEMOS transistors and method for making the same
Extended-drain MOS transistor devices and fabrication methods are provided, in which a drift region of a first conductivity type is formed between a drain of the...
US-7,514,309 Methods to selectively protect NMOS regions, PMOS regions, and gate layers during EPI process
A semiconductor device is fabricated with a protective liner and/or layer. Well regions and isolation regions are formed within a semiconductor body. A gate...
US-7,514,308 CMOS device having different amounts of nitrogen in the NMOS gate dielectric layers and PMOS gate dielectric layers
The present invention provides a complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) device, a method of manufacture therefor, and an integrated circuit including the...
US-7,514,304 MOSFET having channel in bulk semiconductor and source/drain on insulator, and method of fabrication
A MOSFET device (100) in a mono-crystalline semiconductor material (101) of a first conductivity type, which comprises a source and a drain of the opposite...
US-7,514,292 Individualized low parasitic power distribution lines deposited over active integrated circuits
An integrated circuit (IC) chip, mounted on a leadframe, has a network of power distribution lines deposited on the surface of the chip so that these lines are...
US-7,514,012 Pre-oxidization of deformable elements of microstructures
The present invention discloses a method for processing a deformable element of a microstructure for reducing the plastic deformation by oxidizing the deformable...
US-7,512,928 Sub-resolution assist feature to improve symmetry for contact hole lithography
A method of making a mask design having optical proximity correction features is provided. The method can include obtaining a target pattern comprising a...
US-7,512,827 Dual module clock supply for CAN communication module
A CAN communication module (10) comprising a protocol kernel (14) and a CAN logic block (12) is provided. The protocol kernel includes a CAN bus interface and...
US-7,512,664 System and method for loading resolved java class files to a client device
The client loads an application class through a gateway server that preloades and preresolves a class, creates a binary representation of new portions of the...
US-7,512,645 System and method for generating pseudorandom numbers
A system that has a pseudorandom number generator and a mapping system. The pseudorandom number generator generates a random number that is mapped by the mapping...
US-7,512,536 Efficient filter bank computation for audio coding
Low-complexity synthesis filter bank for MPEG audio decoding uses a factoring of the 64.times.32 matrixing for the inverse-quantized subband coefficients....
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