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US-7,187,734 Method of slip compensation for integer frequency offset correction in a wireless communication system
A method of correctly estimating the frequency offset when the CPE modem has already acquired and is tracking the OFDM burst boundaries in an OFDM-based,...
US-7,187,712 Efficient framing of overhead channel for ADSL modems
An efficient framing scheme is described for the transmission of frame overhead data in next generation ADSL modems. As a result of this new framing scheme, the...
US-7,187,484 Digital micromirror device with simplified drive electronics for use as temporal light modulator
A digital micromirror device (DMD) modified for use as a temporal light modulator. The DMD is modified so that the mirrors of the DMD have a preferential tilt...
US-7,187,483 Magnet on frame oscillating device
An oscillating torsional hinged device, such as a mirror, having the advantages of an oscillating device with permanent magnets mounted on the hinges, but...
US-7,187,207 Leakage balancing transistor for jitter reduction in CML to CMOS converters
The CML (current mode logic) to CMOS converter with a leakage balancing transistor for jitter reduction includes: a differential input stage; an output stage...
US-7,187,180 Method of sensing motor winding current in integrated stepper motor buffer
A method and motor controller for sensing motor winding current. An FET drive transistor has its ON resistance periodically increased to about five times the...
US-7,187,080 Semiconductor device with a conductive layer including a copper layer with a dopant
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes the steps of providing a semiconductor substrate (202), forming a dielectric layer (204) over the...
US-7,187,034 Distributed power MOSFET
Segmented power transistors and fabrication methods are disclosed in which transistor segments are spaced from one another to facilitate thermal diffusion, and...
US-7,187,033 Drain-extended MOS transistors with diode clamp and methods for making the same
High side extended-drain MOS driver transistors (T2) are presented in which an extended drain (108, 156) is separated from a first buried layer (120) by a second...
US-7,186,651 Chemical mechanical polishing method and apparatus
A method for removing material from the surface of a semiconductor wafer with a chemical mechanical polishing process is described. The method uses a polishing...
US-7,185,250 Tap with separate scan cell in series with instruction register
An integrated circuit can have plural core circuits, each having a test access port that is defined in IEEE standard 1149.1. Access to and control of these ports...
US-7,185,037 Video block transform
Integer transforms of 4.times.4 blocks of the type used in proposed H.26L but adapted to 16-bit arithmetic by shifts after matrix multiplications and integer...
US-7,184,721 Transmit power control in a wireless communication device
A method and apparatus permit a wireless communication device to be calibrated during manufacturing and subsequently re-calibrated while in use to correct for...
US-7,184,499 Method of timing compensation for OFDM-based wireless communication system coded parameter signaling (CPS)...
A method of determining CPS data in an OFDM-based, wireless communication system resolves the phase angle difference between training tones in a burst without...
US-7,184,485 Time-domain windowing of multi-band OFDM system to enable spectral sculpting
A method of wirelessly communicating is disclosed. The method comprises generating a plurality of tones for a wideband orthogonal frequency division multiplex...
US-7,184,472 Time domain equalizer and method
Time domain equalizer determination for discrete multitone systems by tone error minimization from a starting point of a single-tone equalizer.
US-7,184,467 Method to mitigate effects of ISDN off/on transitions in ADSL
The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for allocating data to subchannels used for ADSL transmission over a communication link which supports...
US-7,184,458 Reduced subset scan and dual frequency wakeup for bluetooth inquiry operation
An inquiry message is transmitted successively on each of a first plurality of transmit frequencies (44 48) and thereafter successively on each of a second...
US-7,184,457 Spread spectrum path estimation
Spread spectrum rake receiver estimates number of paths within a chip interval and assigns corresponding fingers. Cross-correlation matrix eigenvalues or direct...
US-7,184,412 Method of increasing data rate in a wireless data communication network via clock switching
A method of increasing the data rate in a wireless Ethernet employs clock switching between the preamble and the encoded data portion of a packet structure. A...
US-7,184,393 Method and apparatus for multiuser access in a multicarrier modulation network
A multiple access system for a network using multicarrier modulation. To contend for service a subscriber station selects an upcoming frame in whose contention...
US-7,184,232 Apparatus and method for driving a write head
An apparatus for driving a write head in response to a data signal includes: (a) a first drive unit coupled with the write head; (b) a second drive unit coupled...
US-7,184,213 Rod integrators for light recycling
An integrating rod (200) for use with a multiple segment dynamic filter, such as a spiral dichroic color wheel having three or more narrow filters adjacent to...
US-7,184,201 Digital micro-mirror device having improved contrast and method for the same
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a digital micro-mirror device having improved contrast and a method for the same are provided. The digital...
US-7,184,080 Automatic white balancing via illuminant scoring
Automatic white balancing and/or autoexposure as useful in a digital camera extracts color channel gains from comparisons of image colors with reference colors...
US-7,183,860 Gain calibration of a digital controlled oscillator
A novel apparatus for and a method of estimating, calibrating and tracking in real-time the gain of a radio frequency (RF) digitally controlled oscillator (DCO)...
US-7,183,823 Method of generating a pulsed output signal from a periodic ramp signal and a reference voltage, and a switch...
In the proposed method of generating a pulsed output signal from a periodic ramp signal and a reference voltage, the linear range of duty cycles of the pulsed...
US-7,183,793 Systems and methods for reducing electromagnetic emissions from a controller area network transceiver
Systems are provided for reducing electromagnetic emissions from a controller area network transceiver. A driver circuit is operative to transmit communications...
US-7,183,789 Comparing on die response and expected response applied to outputs
A test controller applies test stimulus signals to the input pads of plural die on a wafer in parallel. The test controller also applies encoded test response...
US-7,183,657 Semiconductor device having resin anti-bleed feature
A device and a method for controlling resin bleed, the device comprising a substrate having a surface, wherein an interior region, a peripheral region, and an...
US-7,183,602 Ferroelectric capacitor hydrogen barriers and methods for fabricating the same
Hydrogen barriers and fabrication methods are provided for protecting ferroelectric capacitors (C.sub.FE) from hydrogen diffusion in semiconductor devices (102),...
US-7,183,570 IC with comparator receiving expected and mask data from pads
Test circuits located on semiconductor die enable a tester to test a plurality of die/ICs in parallel by inputting both stimulus and response patterns to the...
US-7,183,221 Method of fabricating a semiconductor having dual gate electrodes using a composition-altered metal layer
Fabricating a semiconductor includes depositing a metal layer outwardly from a dielectric layer and forming a mask layer outwardly from a first portion of the...
US-7,183,187 Integration scheme for using silicided dual work function metal gates
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device and a method for manufacturing an integrated circuit including the semiconductor...
US-7,183,165 Reliable high voltage gate dielectric layers using a dual nitridation process
Dual gate dielectric layers are formed on a semiconductor substrate for MOS transistor fabrication. A first dielectric layer (30) is formed on a semiconductor...
US-7,182,469 High contrast projection
A method and system for improving the contrast ratio of a projected image. An asymmetric aperture stop improves the contrast ratio of a projected image. Using...
US-7,181,676 Layered decoding approach for low density parity check (LDPC) codes
A method of decoding in layers data received in a communication system, comprising receiving a codeword containing a plurality of elements and translating the...
US-7,181,192 Handheld portable automatic emergency alert system and method
In one embodiment, an automated emergency alert system includes a handheld portable communication device operable to initiate communication over a wireless...
US-7,181,167 High data rate closed loop MIMO scheme combining transmit diversity and data multiplexing
Closed loop multiple-antenna wireless communications system with antenna weights determined by maximizing a composite channel signal-to-interference-plus-noise...
US-7,181,073 Image coding using embedded zerotree patterns and bitplanes
An image coding method using wavelet decomposition and coding clusters of four-children coefficients bitplane-wise including value-bits for significance and...
US-7,181,065 Enhanced color correction circuitry capable of employing negative RGB values
Disclosed is a system for adjusting a plurality of component color signals for expanded color gamut displays. The disclosed system comprises an input for...
US-7,180,971 Selecting between two TAP circuits with MODE/TCK and TCK/MODE signals
Data is communicated through two separate circuits or circuit groups, each having clock and mode inputs, by sequentially reversing the role of the clock and mode...
US-7,180,965 Phase estimation and compensation in orthogonal frequency division multiplex (OFDM) systems
Methods are presented for phase estimation and compensation in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex systems. The methods include the step of extracting...
US-7,180,955 Parallel concatenated trellis-coded modulation with asymmetric signal mapping
Parallel concatenated trellis-coding modulation is accomplished by producing coded bits (21) from uncoded bits and also producing an interleaved version (22) of...
US-7,180,456 Antennas supporting high density of wireless users in specific directions
A low cost antenna in a base station suitable for deployment where high density of wireless users are present in specific directions (e.g., cross roads in urban...
US-7,180,319 Selecting groups of dies for wafer testing
Integrated circuit die on wafer are tested individually, without probing any of the die, using circuitry (TC1 8, BC1 8, LR1 8, RR1 8, PA1 PA4) provided on the...
US-7,180,275 DC-DC high frequency boost converter
A DC-DC high frequency boost converter with a supply voltage input (110), a boosted voltage output (112), a series circuit of an inductor (114) and a rectifying...
US-7,180,208 Switch structure for reduced voltage fluctuation in power domains and sub-domains
System and method for reducing voltage fluctuations in an integrated circuit with multiple power domains and sub-domains. A preferred embodiment comprises a...
US-7,180,159 Bipolar transistor having base over buried insulating and polycrystalline regions
A bipolar transistor in a monocrystalline semiconductor substrate (101), which has a first conductivity type and includes a surface layer (102) of the opposite...
US-7,180,141 Ferroelectric capacitor with parallel resistance for ferroelectric memory
Ferroelectric memory cells (3) are presented, in which a cell resistor (R) is integrated into the cell capacitor (C) to inhibit charge accumulation or charge...
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