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US-7,307,775 Methods for depositing, releasing and packaging micro-electromechanical devices on wafer substrates
A projection system, a spatial light modulator, and a method for forming a MEMS device is disclosed. The spatial light modulator can have two substrates bonded...
US-7,307,477 Apparatus and method for affecting operation of a signal treating device
An apparatus for affecting operation of a signal treating device that is provided an operating voltage ranging between an upper voltage limit and a lower voltage...
US-7,307,471 Adaptive voltage control and body bias for performance and energy optimization
A device for adaptively controlling a voltage supplied to circuitry in close proximity to the device, comprising a processing module and a first tracking element...
US-7,307,309 EEPROM with etched tunneling window
A method forming a current path in a substrate (322) having a first conductivity type is disclosed. The method includes forming an impurity region (314) having a...
US-7,306,995 Reduced hydrogen sidewall spacer oxide
An embodiment of the invention is a method of making a semiconductor structure 10 where the spacer oxide layer 90 is formed by a hydrogen free precursor CVD...
US-7,306,975 Semiconductor wafer cutting blade and method
The invention provides apparatus and methods for sawing and singulating individual devices from a silicon or glass-bonded semiconductor wafer. Using methods of...
US-7,305,024 Method of fixing frequency complex up-conversion phase and gain impairments
A technique associated with transceiver systems solves transmitter impairments when the system has both receiver and transmitter operating with the same local...
US-7,304,995 Systems and methods for packet flow control
Systems and methods for transmitting packets and controlling packet flow are provided in wireless communication systems. A time stamping technique synchronizes...
US-7,304,977 Implementation for a 5 sample guard interval for multi-band OFDM
A sequence of data samples and a sequence of non-data samples are provided. Four input samples from one of the data samples and the non-data samples are selected...
US-7,304,881 Ferroelectric memory with wide operating voltage and multi-bit storage per cell
Apparatus and methods are described for a multi-level FeRAM memory device. Using write and read circuits associated with the memory device, multiple data states...
US-7,304,344 Integrated circuit having independently formed array and peripheral isolation dielectrics
The invention comprises a method of forming an integrated circuit, the method comprising: (1) forming a first dielectric layer disposed outwardly from a...
US-7,302,387 Modification of fixed codebook search in G.729 Annex E audio coding
ITU Recommendation G.729 Annex E teaches in the implementation of a fixed codebook search to determine the selected sample combination providing the minimal...
US-7,302,365 Apparatus and method for performing eye scan
There is provided a method and apparatus for performing an eye scan. Said apparatus comprises: a receiver for receiving input signals; an equaliser for...
US-7,302,233 Multiuser detection for wireless communications systems in the presence of interference
System and method for detecting transmissions from multiple users in a digital wireless communications system in the presence of interference. A preferred...
US-7,302,018 Iterative detection in MIMO systems
Iterative detection for a MIMO (multiple-input, multiple-output) wireless communications system uses multiple stages for interference cancellation refinements....
US-7,301,893 Linear space-time block code with block STTD structure
Space-time block code with structure of a block STTD. 2.times.2 blocks allow partial orthogonality for low-complexity detection and optimized diversity gain and...
US-7,301,849 System for reducing row periphery power consumption in memory devices
The present invention provides a system for reducing row periphery power consumption in a semiconductor memory device, particularly during sleep mode operation....
US-7,301,795 Accelerated low power fatigue testing of FRAM
Systems and methods fatigue a ferroelectric memory device. Within a single cycle, a group of selected ferroelectric memory cells is fatigued by reading a first...
US-7,301,746 Thermal shutdown trip point modification during current limit
A thermal shutdown circuit for protecting a main FET that conducts a load current ILOAD. A reference circuit provides a temperature current proportional to...
US-7,301,722 Wave torque retract of disk drive actuator
A disk drive actuator circuit adapted to retract a head assembly when a capacitor discharges energy to the voice coil. This voltage may be modulated to deliver...
US-7,301,715 Preamplifier fly height control (FHC) driver and sensing circuit
Managing temperature of a read/write head (120) in a disk drive system in which there is a power variance due to different operation modes. A circuit device...
US-7,300,883 Method for patterning sub-lithographic features in semiconductor manufacturing
A method of forming a gate electrode (24') for a metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) integrated circuit is disclosed. A hardmask layer (26), for example formed of...
US-7,300,878 Gas switching during an etch process to modulate the characteristics of the etch
Gas switching is used during an etch process to modulate the characteristics of the etch. The etch process comprises a sequence of at least three steps, wherein...
US-7,300,162 Projection display
In order to minimize light diffraction along the direction of switching and more particularly light diffraction into the acceptance cone of the collection...
US-7,299,386 Apparatus and method for detecting address characteristics for use with a trigger generation unit in a target...
A comparator unit includes first and second comparator components. The first and second comparator components exchange signals and generate signals when certain...
US-7,299,358 Indirect data protection using random key encryption
A computing platform (10) protects system firmware (30) using a manufacturer certificate (36). The manufacturer certificate binds the system firmware (30) to the...
US-7,298,838 Adaptive cancellation network system and method for digital subscriber line
A method for reducing transmit echo in a DSL modem comprises selecting at least one cancellation device of a plurality of cancellation devices. An attenuation...
US-7,298,777 Searching in a spread spectrum communications
This disclosure is generally directed to communication systems, devices used in communication systems and associated methods which may implement parallel...
US-7,298,717 Method and apparatus for providing transmit diversity with adaptive basis
A method and apparatus are provided that uses the feedback information from an ARQ signal that is received to control the transmit diversity of a transmitter....
US-7,298,663 Bit line control for low power in standby
The present invention achieves technical advantages as embodiments of an SRAM cell (20, 30) having the bit line voltage (BLB/BLB) controlled during standby, such...
US-7,298,304 Innovative method of correlated double sample (CDS) circuit testing
The present invention comprises a test set-up (20) and method of testing a correlated double sampling circuit (CDS) (24) by using a sinusoidal test signal (22)...
US-7,298,302 System and method for presenting serial drive signals for effecting communication of a plurality of parallel...
A system for presenting serial drive signals for effecting communication of parallel data signals includes: a controller; a serializer coupled with the...
US-7,298,210 Fast settling, low noise, low offset operational amplifier and method
An amplifier (10) includes a first stage (4) including differentially coupled first (Q1) and second (Q2) input transistors and a controlled active load circuit...
US-7,298,207 Automatic gain control for a multi-stage gain system
Systems and methods are disclosed for providing automatic gain control of a multi-stage system. A method can include defining at least one parameter that is...
US-7,298,194 Interpolation
A steering current generator for a phase interpolator has a multiplicity of fine phase adjustment current sources, each of which is switchable to direct its...
US-7,297,605 Source/drain extension implant process for use with short time anneals
The present invention provides, in one embodiment, a process for fabricating a metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) device (100). The process includes forming a gate...
US-7,296,168 Method and apparatus to minimize power and ground bounce in a logic device
A predictive power regulation apparatus and method that minimizes power and ground bounce in a logic device. The apparatus includes a predictor and a voltage or...
US-7,295,974 Encoding in speech compression
Linear predictive system with classification of LP residual Fourier coefficients into two or more overlapping classes, and each class has its own vector...
US-7,295,937 Method and system for determining noise components of an analog-to-digital converter
A method and system is provided for determining noise components of an analog-to-digital converter. In one aspect of the invention, a method comprises providing...
US-7,295,636 Linear single-antenna interference cancellation receiver
System and method for interference cancellation in a digital wireless communications system. A preferred embodiment comprises sampling a received signal wherein...
US-7,295,632 Method and apparatus for decoding punctured subframes
System and method for decoding punctured subframes. A preferred embodiment comprises a first deinterleaver unit (for example, 5-ms deinterleaver 502) and a...
US-7,295,624 Wireless system with hybrid automatic retransmission request in interference-limited communications
A wireless receiver for receiving signals from an interference-limited transmitter in an interference-limited system comprising at least one transmit antenna,...
US-7,295,622 System and method for information decoding using batched processing of independent parameters
System and method for decoding received information using batched processing of independent parameters. A preferred embodiment comprises a decoder (for example,...
US-7,295,598 System and method for intelligent processing of results from search of direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS)...
A method and system for processing the results of searches for signals in a direct sequence spread spectrum communications system in an intelligent and efficient...
US-7,295,576 Transport packet parser
A transport packet parser (42) includes a transport packet header decoder (50) for identifying a packet identifier (PID) and continuity counter (CC) associated...
US-7,295,517 Method and apparatus for channel quality metric generation within a packet-based multicarrier modulation...
A communication system includes a receiver having a variable gain module and a baseband processor. The baseband processor measures the power of the signal...
US-7,295,363 Optical coating on light transmissive substrates of micromirror devices
Disclosed herein is method of operating a device that comprises an array of micromirrors. The method comprises a process usable for repairing stuck micromirrors...
US-7,295,140 Oversampling analog-to-digital converter and method with reduced chopping residue noise
A delta-sigma modulator includes a chopper-stabilized integrator, a quantizer having an input coupled to an output of the integrator, an input signal acquiring...
US-7,295,078 High-speed, accurate trimming for electronically trimmed VCO
A tuning circuit uses a VCO with a trimming capacitor bank. The trimming capacitor bank is calibrated by logic to accommodate a desired frequency, f.sub.wanted....
US-7,294,929 Solder ball pad structure
An interconnect structure a substrate, a contact pad disposed over a surface of the substrate, and an insulative mask disposed over the contact pad. The...
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