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US-7,239,204 Current shunt instrumentation amplifier with extended bipolar input common mode range
An amplifier circuit includes first (7A) and second (7B) operational amplifiers connected in a parallel configuration. A first terminal (12) of a first input...
US-7,239,108 Method for stepper motor position referencing
A method for referencing a polyphase stepper motor by monitoring the current step response in at least one driven phase is presented. The coil current step...
US-7,238,986 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-7,238,623 Versatile system for self-aligning deposition equipment
The present invention provides a system (100) for aligning a dispensing apparatus (110) utilized within a semiconductor deposition chamber (102). A stationary...
US-7,238,567 System and method for integrating low schottky barrier metal source/drain
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method for integrating low Schottky barrier metal source/drain includes providing a substrate, forming an...
US-7,237,234 Method for selective solicitation of user assistance in the performance tuning process
A compiler tool is provided to selectively solicit assistance from a programmer in order to improve optimization of code compiled by the compiler. As a program...
US-7,237,233 Assembly directives for the support of multi-language programming
The present invention provides methods for facilitating the sharing of data structures in a software application written using both a high level programming...
US-7,237,151 Apparatus and method for trace stream identification of a processor reset
When a RESET signal is generated in a target processor during a test procedure, a reset sync marker is generated in a program counter trace stream. The reset...
US-7,237,121 Secure bootloader for securing digital devices
A secure bootloader for securing software and systems in a digital device 110 by ensuring only encrypted and authenticated boot software is loaded and executed...
US-7,237,081 Secure mode for processors supporting interrupts
A digital system is provided with a secure mode (3.sup.rd level of privilege) built in a non-invasive way on a processor system that includes a processor core,...
US-7,237,071 Embedded symmetric multiprocessor system with arbitration control of access to shared resources
A single chip, embedded symmetric multiprocessor (ESMP) having parallel multiprocessing architecture composed of identical processors includes a single program...
US-7,237,065 Configurable cache system depending on instruction type
A processor comprises decode logic that determines an instruction type for each instruction fetched, a first level cache, a second level cache coupled to the...
US-7,237,000 Speed of execution of a conditional subtract instruction and increasing the range of operands over which the...
A circuit which first shifts both a dividend and a divisor by an extra bit such that a 1-bit shift can be avoided after subtraction of the shifted values of...
US-7,236,930 Method to extend operating range of joint additive and convolutive compensating algorithms
The operating range of joint additive and convolutive compensating method is extended by enhanced channel estimation procedure that adds SNR-dependent inertia...
US-7,236,556 Synchronising circuit
In an integrated circuit receiving multiple serial data streams in parallel, a local clock is generated from each data stream and is synchronized with the data...
US-7,236,552 Data transmission
A circuit for receiving multiple serial datastreams in parallel is disclosed. A bit clock is recovered from each data stream, there being one data bit for ach...
US-7,236,544 Enhanced preamble to enable low power detection
System and method for enabling the low power detection of a transmitted sequence. A preferred embodiment comprises the replacement of a portion of a preamble...
US-7,236,532 Method of initializing a communication system with different bandwidth receivers and transmitters
A method of communicating across a channel includes receiving information having a known bandwidth and a known spectrum. The information is preferably in the...
US-7,236,511 Structured adaptive frequency hopping
The invention generally provides a method of intelligent frequency hopping such as in Bluetooth and Home RF networks. The method (100) includes the acts of...
US-7,236,396 Area efficient implementation of small blocks in an SRAM array
An SRAM array with a dummy cell row structure in which the SRAM array is divided into segments isolated by a row pattern of dummy cells. The dummy cell structure...
US-7,236,268 Adaptive screening in raster image processing of complex pages
A method of data processing is described for generating a screened bitmap in an adaptive manner. The page being printed is subdivided into a plurality of smaller...
US-7,236,150 Transferring data directly between a processor and a spatial light modulator
A method of loading data into a spatial light modulator, in which a software programmable processor stores binary values for the pixels of at least a portion of...
US-7,236,055 Differential amplifier circuit and method for reducing thermally induced offsets caused by large differential...
An amplifier includes a differential amplifier (10) having an input stage (20) for amplifying a differential input signal (Vin), and an output stage (6) coupled...
US-7,236,036 Apparatus and method for generating pulses
An apparatus for generating pulses includes: (a) A delay unit having an input delay locus for receiving a delay unit input signal and an output delay locus for...
US-7,236,034 Self correcting scheme to match pull up and pull down devices
The self correcting scheme to match pull up and pull down devices includes: a first comparator for comparing a common mode signal to a high reference limit; a...
US-7,236,030 Method to implement hysteresis in a MOSFET differential pair input stage
A simplified comparator circuit (10) having hysteresis and lower power requirements for its implementation. The circuit (10) includes 2 minimum-sized MOSFETs...
US-7,236,021 Method of controlling slope and dead time in an integrated output buffer with inductive load
A method and apparatus independently controls the increasing rate and the decreasing rate a P-channel power FET and an N-channel power FET driving an inductive...
US-7,236,003 H-bridge circuit with shoot through current prevention during power-up
The H-bridge circuit with shoot through current prevention during power-up includes: a high side transistor; a low side transistor coupled in series with the...
US-7,235,958 Apparatus and method to synchronize switching frequencies of multiple power regulators
A power supply has a plurality of switching regulators providing a like plurality of regulated output voltages. The oscillators of the switching regulators are...
US-7,235,451 Drain extended MOS devices with self-aligned floating region and fabrication methods therefor
Semiconductor devices and manufacturing methods therefor are disclosed, in which a drain-extended MOS transistor comprises a self-aligned floating region...
US-7,234,121 Method of fabricating an integrated circuit to improve soft error performance
The present invention provides, in one aspect, a method of designing an integrated circuit. In this particular aspect, the method comprises reducing soft error...
US-7,234,034 Self-clocking memory device
A self-clocking memory device comprises a memory array, a memory input circuit, and a memory control circuit. The memory input circuit is operable to receive an...
US-7,233,628 Data transmission
A circuit for receiving multiple serial datastreams in parallel is disclosed. A bit clock is recovered from each data stream, there being one data bit for each...
US-7,233,597 High speed parser
A high speed parser containing a content addressable memory (CAM) providing select values to multiplexers. The CAM is programmed to implement search rules which...
US-7,233,427 Display system with clock dropping
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-7,233,343 Serial printing with multiple torsional hinged MEMS mirrors
System and method for operating four resonant torsional hinged mirrors such as torsional hinged MEMS devices at the same oscillating frequency suitable for use...
US-7,233,275 Analog-to-digital converter with input signal range greater than supply voltage and extended dynamic range
An analog-to-digital converter device capable of measuring inputs beyond a supply voltage including: an N bit analog-to-digital converter powered by a supply...
US-7,233,209 Integrated preamplifier circuit for detecting a signal current from a photodiode
An integrated preamplifier circuit for detecting a signal current from a photodiode and converting the signal current into an output voltage is provided. The...
US-7,233,194 CMOS voltage booster circuits
This invention is a new CMOS voltage booster (20) having an output which can be used in memories to boost the word line voltage above VDD or other voltage...
US-7,233,174 Dual polarity, high input voltage swing comparator using MOS input transistors
A differential input comparator circuit comprises an input stage comprising dual polarity input voltages and an output stage adapted to output a differential...
US-7,233,074 Semiconductor device with improved contacts
A device with a solder joint made of a copper contact pad (210) of certain area (202) and an alloy layer (301) metallurgically attached to the copper pad across...
US-7,233,035 Dual work function gate electrodes using doped polysilicon and a metal silicon germanium compound
A dielectric layer (50) is formed over a semiconductor (10) that contains a first region (20) and a second region (30). A polysilicon layer is formed over the...
US-7,233,015 System and method for detecting liquid flow from a nozzle in a semiconductor processing device
A system for detecting liquid flow from a nozzle in a semiconductor processing device includes a first fiber optic sensor, a second fiber optic sensor, and an...
US-7,232,768 Hydrogen plasma photoresist strip and polymeric residue cleanup process for low dielectric constant materials
A method (100) of fabricating an electronic device (200) formed on a semiconductor wafer. The method forms a layer (215) of a first material in a fixed position...
US-7,232,748 BARC/resist via etchback process
A BARC or other sacrificial fill layer etch comprises a selective etch chemistry of Ar/O.sub.2/CO. The BARC etch may be used in a via-first dual damascene...
US-7,232,744 Method for implanting dopants within a substrate by tilting the substrate relative to the implant source
The present invention provides a method for implanting a dopant in a substrate and a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method for implanting a...
US-7,232,224 Simultaneous color illumination
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for color illumination for an image display system includes field sequentially operating an array...
US-RE39,697 Method of making floating-gate memory-cell array with digital logic transistors
A nonvolatile memory array is encased in a P-well, and the P-well encased in a deep N-well, the two wells separating the memory array from the integrated circuit...
US-7,231,566 Initializing an output memory circuit of a scan cell
A process initializes the state of an output memory circuit of a scan cell located at the boundary of a logic circuit within an integrated circuit. Data is...
US-7,231,184 Low overhead transmit channel estimation
A transmit channel (g.sub.t1, h, g.sub.r2) through which a first wireless communication transceiver is to transmit to a second wireless communication transceiver...
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