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US-7,408,369 System and method for determining thermal shutdown characteristics
Systems and methods are disclosed to enable determining thermal protection characteristics of an integrated circuit. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit...
US-7,408,326 Battery pack system interface with multiple mode control states
A system interface having an interface for dual battery packs provides for power up sequencing of battery packs and pack switching under the control of a host...
US-7,408,250 Micromirror array device with compliant adhesive
A microstructure is packaged with a device substrate of the microstructure being attached to a package substrate. For dissipating possible deformation of the...
US-7,407,850 N+ poly on high-k dielectric for semiconductor devices
The present invention facilitates semiconductor fabrication by providing methods of fabrication that employ high-k dielectric layers. An n-type well region (304)...
US-7,407,291 Micromirror projection of polarized light
The micromirror-based projection system of the present invention uses polarized illumination light in producing desired images on a display target. The display...
US-7,406,494 Method of generating a cycle-efficient bit-reverse index array for a wireless communication system
An efficient method of generating a bit-reverse index array in real time without performing any bit manipulation for a wireless communication system.
US-7,406,178 Efficient digital audio automatic gain control
The present invention is a digital dynamic compression or automatic gain control (AGC) (10) adapted for use in high quality audio and hearing aids applications....
US-7,406,028 Memory-efficient ADSL transmission in the presence of TCM-ISDN interferers
A method of communicating data across a channel that experiences near-end cross talk (NEXT) interference and far-end cross talk (FEXT) interference in alternate...
US-7,405,860 Spatial light modulators with light blocking/absorbing areas
A projection system, a spatial light modulator, and a method for forming a micromirror array such as for a projection display are disclosed. The spatial light...
US-7,405,856 Display system timing control method
A display system includes a light source 110 and a spatial light modulator 122 located to receive light from the light source. The spatial light modulator (e.g.,...
US-7,405,685 Negative contributive offset compensation in a transmit buffer utilizing inverse clocking
A novel method and apparatus for a negative contributive offset compensation mechanism for a transmit buffer adapted to compensate for the positive offset...
US-7,404,909 Mirror including dielectric portions and a method of manufacturing the same
The invention provides a method for manufacturing a microelectronic device and a microelectronic device. The method for manufacturing the microelectronic device,...
US-7,404,513 Wire bonds having pressure-absorbing balls
A semiconductor device with a chip having at least one metallic bond pad (101) over weak insulating material (102). In contact with this bond pad is a flattened...
US-7,404,129 TAP IR control with TAP/WSP or WSP DR control
In a first embodiment a TAP of IEEE standard 1149.1 is allowed to commandeer control from a WSP of IEEE standard P1500 such that the P1500 architecture, normally...
US-7,404,128 Serial data I/O on JTAG TCK with TMS clocking
The present disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus of using the JTAG TAP's TMS and TCK terminals as a general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) bus....
US-7,404,127 Circuitry with multiplexed dedicated and shared scan path cells
An integrated circuit or circuit board includes functional circuitry and a scan path. The scan path includes a test data input lead, a test data output lead, a...
US-7,404,126 Scan tests tolerant to indeterminate states when employing signature analysis to analyze test outputs
Scan tests tolerant to indeterminate states generated in an integrated circuit (IC) when employing signature analysis to analyze test outputs. Bits with...
US-7,404,106 Apparatus and method for reporting program halts in an unprotected pipeline at non-interruptible points in code...
In a target processor having a non-protected pipeline, the execution code is typically provided with interruptible code portions and with non-interruptible code...
US-7,404,025 Software programmable dynamically reconfigurable scheme for controlling request grant and masking for ultra...
A method for arbitration grants access to an ultra high priority device if the ultra high priority device requests access. This access is limited to a selectable...
US-7,403,963 Re-sampling with an arbitrary scaling ratio
A simple to implement sample rate conversion system consisting of an input/output data flow controller, interpolation coefficient generation, and output data...
US-7,403,881 FFT/IFFT processing system employing a real-complex mapping architecture
The present invention provides an FFT/IFFT processor for use with N data values. In one embodiment, the FFT/IFFT processor includes an even-odd data mapper...
US-7,403,774 Unconnected power save mode for improving battery life of wireless stations in wireless local area networks
An unconnected power save method reduces the battery consumption of a wireless station in a wireless local area network (WLAN). A wireless station enters a sleep...
US-7,403,719 Feedback control for free-space optical systems
Disclosed is a system and method for aligning a free-space optical signal in an optical system having a light modulator having an array of pixels. In this system...
US-7,403,604 Method and apparatus for activating extended services in a user device using a voice over packet gateway
An enhanced services display message protocol (ESDMP) facilitates display of messages in a compliant analog telephony device (ATD). An exemplary gateway device...
US-7,403,569 Efficient low-power mode for multicarrier communications
Multicarrier modulated communications, involving a transmitting modem (30; 30') and a receiving modem (40; 40') that operate according to normal operating mode...
US-7,403,531 WLAN admission control for multimedia service
The present invention provides a system for controlling isochronous data admission, within a WLAN system (102) that transports both isochronous and asynchronous...
US-7,403,511 Low power packet detector for low power WLAN devices
A low power packet detector (LPPD) can significantly reduce the average power consumption of WLAN devices. The LPPD takes advantages of 802.11 protocols to turn...
US-7,403,507 System and method for recovering system time in direct sequence spread spectrum communications
A sleep control system and method are provided that permit a reference clock and the direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) modem in a mobile station receiver to...
US-7,403,324 Double substrate reflective spatial light modulator with self-limiting micro-mechanical elements
A spatial light modulator has an array of reflective surfaces of deflectable mirror plates. For improving the reflectivity of the mirror plates, layers that are...
US-7,403,213 Boundary dispersion for artifact mitigation
A method and system providing boundary dispersion to pixel values displayed on a binary spatial light modulator to reduce temporal contouring artifacts. Pixel...
US-7,403,187 Generalized reset conflict resolution of load/reset sequences for spatial light modulators
Disclosed herein are methods for providing a load/reset sequence for a visual display system (100) having a phased reset spatial light modulator (SLM) (14). The...
US-7,403,095 Thin film resistor structure and method of fabricating a thin film resistor structure
A thin film resistor structure and a method of fabricating a thin film resistor structure is provided. The thin film resistor structure includes an electrical...
US-7,403,094 Thin film resistor and dummy fill structure and method to improve stability and reduce self-heating
An integrated circuit thin film resistor structure includes a first dielectric layer (18A) disposed on a semiconductor layer (16), a first dummy fill layer (9A)...
US-7,402,893 System and method for improved auto-boating
According to one embodiment of the invention, a system used in auto-boating includes a tape substrate supported by a boat. The tape substrate includes a pair of...
US-7,402,880 Isolation layer for semiconductor devices and method for forming the same
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a semiconductor device includes a first layer of dielectric material disposed upon an upper surface of a...
US-7,402,878 Packaging method for microstructure and semiconductor devices
A novel method of packaging electronic devices (e.g. any device that receives or transmits electronic signals) including microelectromechanical devices,...
US-7,402,874 One time programmable EPROM fabrication in STI CMOS technology
The formation of a one time programmable (OTP) transistor based electrically programmable read only memory (EPROM) cell (100) is disclosed. The cell (100)...
US-7,402,535 Method of incorporating stress into a transistor channel by use of a backside layer
The present invention provides the method includes forming source/drain regions 170 in a semiconductor wafer substrate 110 adjacent a gate structure 130 located...
US-7,402,524 Post high voltage gate oxide pattern high-vacuum outgas surface treatment
The present invention provides a method for fabricating a dual gate semiconductor device. In one aspect, the method comprises forming a nitridated, high voltage...
US-7,402,514 Line-to-line reliability enhancement using a dielectric liner for a low dielectric constant interlevel and...
An embodiment of the instant invention is a method of providing a connection between a first conductor and a second conductor wherein the first conductor is...
US-7,402,458 Stress relieved flat frame for DMD window
An improved window frame and window piece for a micromirror assembly is disclosed herein. The window frame includes a stress-relieving contour positioned in the...
US-7,402,270 Method and system for integrated circuit packaging
According to one embodiment of the invention, a mold tool for packaging integrated circuits includes a first mold press die including a first non-planar surface...
US-7,401,875 Inkjet printhead incorporating a memory array
A thermal inkjet printhead 100 of the present invention includes a heating element 110, an ink chamber, control circuitry 108, an ink reservoir, and a memory...
US-7,400,903 Wireless communications system using both licensed and unlicensed frequency bands
A communications system including devices (10, 20) for transmitting and receiving wireless communications over licensed and unlicensed bands is disclosed. On the...
US-7,400,870 Hardware loop for automatic gain control
A hardware control loop (19) derives an AGC setting for a communication receiver based on signal strength information (16), without incurring program execution...
US-7,400,608 Method and apparatus for spread spectrum interference cancellation
The interference cancellation (IC) system (500) includes a plurality of IC units, for which IC is applied. Each IC unit has its spread spectrum code generator,...
US-7,400,523 8T SRAM cell with higher voltage on the read WL
The present invention provides circuitry for writing to and reading from an SRAM cell core, an SRAM cell, and an SRAM device. In one aspect, the circuitry...
US-7,400,130 Integrated circuit device
An integrated circuit device comprises internally on-chip an oscillator with a signal output. The device has a reference clock input, a first counter with a...
US-7,400,128 Current-mode bandgap reference voltage variation compensation
A circuit and method for reducing the variation of a reference voltage as a function of resistivity .rho. in a current-mode bandgap reference circuit generating...
US-7,400,121 Soft-start system for voltage regulator and method of implementing soft-start
A system and method to provide a slow start up voltage, such as that can slowly ramp up or down by cyclically coupling a pair of associated energy storage...
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