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US-7,139,320 Method and apparatus for multicarrier channel estimation and synchronization using pilot sequences
Method and apparatus for OFDM synchronization and channel estimation. In a temporal embodiment, received embedded system pilot symbols are inverse Fourier...
US-7,139,229 Optical disk identification circuit
The present invention offers an optical disk determination circuit that can improve the stability of the operation to detect the peak (pulse signal) of the...
US-7,139,113 Digital micro-mirror device with free standing spring tips and distributed address electrodes
According to one embodiment of the present invention a micro-mirror element comprises a first address portion, a second address portion, and one or more address...
US-7,139,040 Method to correct non-periodic index event time-of-arrival data in a synchronization system
A system and method for correcting non-periodic event time of arrival data in a control system. The system and methods are particularly applicable to the speed...
US-7,139,035 Video noise floor estimator with impulse noise detection
A method of detecting both linear and non linear noise in video data. Linear noise is detected on a line-by-line basis, by blocks within each line. Non linear...
US-7,139,023 High dynamic range charge readout system
A solid-state image sensor has a readout architecture that incorporates charge multiplier cells into a horizontal register of a CCD image sensor, and includes a...
US-7,138,868 Method and circuit for trimming a current source in a package
A method and circuit for trimming a current source packaged with a device can facilitate trimming of the current source without the need for additional pins or...
US-7,138,830 Supply enabled optimization output buffer
An output buffer having a first pull-up transistor and a first pull-down transistor connected in series between two nodes of a power supply, their common...
US-7,138,726 Protective interleaf for stacked wafer shipping
A package includes a first and a second wafer stored therein in a stacked configuration. The first wafer has interconnection conductor material portions...
US-7,138,689 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor substrate that has a MOS transistor with a high breakdown voltage having double sidewall insulation films and can inhibit negative effects on the...
US-7,137,118 Data synchronization hardware primitive in an embedded symmetrical multiprocessor computer
An embedded symmetrical multiprocessor system includes arbitration logic that determines which central processing unit has access to shared memory. Upon grant of...
US-7,136,950 Multifunction passive adaptor for flash media cards
The present invention enables the use of a single passive adaptor (1500, 1800) for multiple types of flash media cards. The present invention provides this by...
US-7,136,810 Wideband speech coding system and method
A speech encoder/decoder for wideband speech with a partitioning of wideband into lowband and highband, convenient coding of the lowband, and LP excited by noise...
US-7,136,626 Radio frequency modulator
A transmitter architecture (200) provides for a stable and low noise modulator where the modulation bandwidth is uncorrelated to the TX loop bandwidth. The...
US-7,136,436 Boundary detection using multiple correlations
Detecting a boundary between training sequences in a transmission is an important operation. In many communications systems, there are no special boundaries or...
US-7,136,422 Method and apparatus for capacity increase and enhanced communications performance in CATV networks
In a cable television (CATV) data communication network, channel throughput and communications robustness are increased in a manner that improves speed of data...
US-7,136,309 FIFO with multiple data inputs and method thereof
A FIFO circuit includes a memory such as a register array having a plurality of storage locations. One or more data inputs can be coupled to the memory for...
US-7,136,006 Systems and methods for mismatch cancellation in switched capacitor circuits
Various circuits, systems and methods are disclosed for providing double-sampling sigma-delta modulator circuits. For example, circuits are disclosed that...
US-7,135,927 Ultra fast, low noise operational amplifier with dynamic biasing
The present invention achieves technical advantages as an operational amplifier (30) having both a high slew rate and a full power bandwidth with low distortion...
US-7,135,920 Method and circuit for facilitating control of AC coupling in an amplifier circuit
A method and circuit for facilitating control of the AC coupling for addressing input offset in an amplifier circuit are provided. In accordance with an...
US-7,135,912 Methods and systems for decoupling the stabilization of two loops
Circuits and methods for dynamically stabilizing a circuit having a relatively small capacitive load two current loop sub circuits are provided. A main current...
US-7,135,843 Switching power supply device
The circuit provides a type of switching power supply device that can reduce the ripple voltage generated in the output when switching is performed in the...
US-7,135,840 DC/DC converter circuit and method for DC/DC conversion
A DC/DC converter circuit including an inductance 10, two controllable switches 12, 14 and a controller 16 for controlling the switches 12, 14 is configured so...
US-7,135,781 Low profile, chip-scale package and method of fabrication
Disclosed is a semiconductor device that includes an electrically insulating, sheet-like substrate (301) with first and second surfaces (301a, 301b), at least...
US-7,135,765 Semiconductor device package and method of making the same
A semiconductor device package and a method of making the same are provided. The semiconductor device includes a package substrate, a layer of conductive...
US-7,135,759 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-7,135,397 Method and system for packaging ball grid arrays
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of packaging ball grid arrays includes providing a substrate having a plurality of holes formed therein....
US-7,135,373 Reduction of channel hot carrier effects in transistor devices
A transistor can be fabricated to exhibit reduced channel hot carrier effects. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for fabricating a...
US-7,135,361 Method for fabricating transistor gate structures and gate dielectrics thereof
Methods are disclosed for treating deposited gate dielectric materials, in which the deposited dielectric is subjected to one or more non-oxidizing anneals to...
US-7,134,947 Chemical mechanical polishing system
According to one embodiment of the invention, a chemical mechanical polishing system includes a platen having a first surface adapted to couple a polishing pad...
US-7,134,061 At-speed ATPG testing and apparatus for SoC designs having multiple clock domain using a VLCT test platform
A scan test circuitry design imbedded on an SoC having the scan architecture of a VLCT platform is disclosed herein. This BIST circuitry design that is not...
US-7,133,821 Read FIFO scheduling for multiple streams while maintaining coherency
A method of scheduling trace packets in an integrated circuit generating trace packets of plural types stores trace data in respective first-in-first-out...
US-7,133,618 Method of aligning optical wireless transceivers comprising distinct mirrors for transmitting and receiving
A method simultaneously aligns the two sets of optical wireless link transceiver mirrors such that light traverses a path from the transmitting laser off an...
US-7,133,617 Reflection detection in an optical wireless link
In an optical wireless network, where light beams are transmitted over-the-air, reflections of the transmitted light beams may cause a receiver of an optical...
US-7,133,459 Space-time transmit diversity
A linear transformation of parallel space-time transmit diversity encoded streams; also, asymmetrical symbol mapping of parallel streams. Separately or together,...
US-7,133,457 Joint timing recovery for multiple signal channels
A spatial diversity receiver and method for determining a multichannel combined symbol timing marker that identifies an energy concentration for a combination of...
US-7,133,444 Combined equalization for DMT-based modem receiver
A DMT modem (40) is disclosed, in which a combined time domain equalizer and per-tone equalizer is applied to a received DMT signal. The combined equalizer...
US-7,133,435 Interference cancellation system and method
A method for reducing multiple access interference (MAI) in a code division multiple access (CDMA) spread spectrum receiver assigned a number of codes which also...
US-7,133,422 Implementing enhanced distributed coordinating function (EDCF) with a single hardware backoff counter
A method for implementing a plurality of backoff counters on a hardware backoff counter for use in implementing a prioritized message transmission network is...
US-7,133,396 Dynamic assignment of retransmission slots for enhanced quality in wireless communication links
In wireless communication arrangements that utilize a transmission period of time followed by a retransmission period of time, the utilization and effectiveness...
US-7,133,304 Method and apparatus to reduce storage node disturbance in ferroelectric memory
Methods and ferroelectric devices are presented, in which pulses are selectively applied to ferroelectric memory cell wordlines to discharge cell storage node...
US-7,133,298 High frequency voltage regulating transformer based converter
A switching regulator and method of fabricating a switching regulator is disclosed. In one embodiment a switching regulator comprises a transformer having a...
US-7,133,268 Current control via a variable voltage snubbing network
System and method for controlling current across a load. A preferred embodiment comprises a current varying circuit (such as current varying circuit 525) that...
US-7,133,234 Hard disk drive preamplifier write driver
The present invention discloses an apparatus (160) comprising a common mode generator circuit (162) coupled to a current directing circuit adapted to provide...
US-7,133,158 Method and apparatus for efficient caching and rendering of large patterns in a small memory printer
A method of performing a pattern fill operation of a pattern into a clipping region resolves the pattern into an intermediate format between a page description...
US-7,133,061 Multilaser bi-directional printer with an oscillating scanning mirror
System and method for generating lines of data on a photosensitive medium for use with a display or a printing apparatus. The lines of data are generated by two...
US-7,132,845 FA tool using conductor model
In a method and system for testing a test sample (190), a simulation program (130) is used to augment test results provided by a legacy test system (101). The...
US-7,132,740 Semiconductor package with conductor impedance selected during assembly
A semiconductor package having a plurality of conductors arrayed in two (or more) parallel planes, and an available ground conductor. Conductors in the auxiliary...
US-7,132,365 Treatment of silicon prior to nickel silicide formation
A method of preparing a die comprises treating exposed silicon to form an oxide prior to silicide formation; and depositing metal on the oxide. The metal may...
US-7,132,359 Tolerance bondwire inductors for analog circuitry
Disclosed are wirebonding methods wherein bondwires are positioned using dynamically determined variations in die placement. Preferred methods of the invention...
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