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US-7,072,926 Blind transport format detection system and method with logarithm approximation for reliability figure
Blind transport format detection with sliding window trace-back for evaluating decodings to candidate block lengths together with piecewise linear approximation...
US-7,072,776 Method of regulating resistance in a discontinuous time hot-wire anemometer
A system and method are provided to regulate resistance in a discontinuous time hot-wire anemometer. The solution removes supply voltage dependency on the mass...
US-7,072,382 Multiple bit complex bit modulation
A wireless communications base station (10) having a digital bit modulation function (72) is disclosed. The bit modulation function (72) may be realized by a...
US-7,072,198 DC/DC converter having improved regulation
A switching mode converter, having a switching transistor and an inductor, has a discontinuity detector coupled to the inductor which detects when the converter...
US-7,072,184 Heat sink attachment
A new heat sink apparatus and method that simplify the assembly of the heat sink and thermal stud. The new heat sink assembly uses a spring retainer that, in...
US-7,072,094 Via adhesion in multilayer MEMS structure
A method of fabricating improved vias in a multilayer MEMS device. Via seats are patterned into first layer, such that each via will have a via seat at the...
US-7,072,089 Single torsional hinge mirror
The present invention provides a single torsional hinge device, such as a mirror, adapted for use as a pivoting mirror and preferably a pivoting mirror...
US-7,071,982 Adaptive relative and absolute address coding CMOS imager technique and system architecture
An imaging architecture is provided employing CMOS imaging sensors. The imaging architecture utilizes time domain sampling techniques to extract image data from...
US-7,071,789 Cross coupled voltage controlled oscillator
An oscillator circuit comprises a plurality of ring oscillators wherein each ring oscillator produces an oscillatory output signal. The ring oscillators are...
US-7,071,752 Amplifiers
A digital amplifier includes a noise shaper and a dither generator arranged to introduce noise to the shaper. The generator uses a seed value derived from a...
US-7,071,740 Current limiting circuit for high-speed low-side driver outputs
A FET switching transistor for the solenoid coil of an ABS braking system can switched ON or OFF in no more than substantially 250 ns. A higher current biasing...
US-7,071,710 Extraction of interconnect parasitics
The apparatus for detecting the effects of interconnect resistance and capacitance (RC) in a logic circuit includes a first ring oscillator with the interconnect...
US-7,071,667 DC--DC converter
A DC--DC converter, which can respond quickly and suitably to changes in input voltage within the scope of normal operating conditions to return to the normal...
US-7,071,664 Programmable voltage regulator configurable for double power density and reverse blocking
A programmable voltage regulator configurable for reverse blocking and double power density is disclosed herein. The programmable voltage regulator includes an...
US-7,071,519 Control of high-k gate dielectric film composition profile for property optimization
Methods and systems are disclosed that facilitate formation of dielectric layers having a particular composition profile by forming the dielectric layer as a...
US-7,071,092 Method of manufacturing antenna proximity lines
An embodiment of the invention is an integrated circuit 2 having antenna proximity lines 3 coupled to the semiconductor substrate 5. Another embodiment of the...
US-7,071,025 Separating wafers coated with plastic films
The method of protecting micromechanical structures during a wafer fabrication process. A protective layer 402 is deposited to protect the fragile...
US-7,071,013 Fixture and method for uniform electroless metal deposition on integrated circuit bond pads
A method and an apparatus for uniform electroless plating of layers onto exposed metallizations in integrated circuits such as bond pads. The apparatus provides...
US-7,070,088 Method of semiconductor device assembly including fatigue-resistant ternary solder alloy
Method for assembling a semiconductor device having fatigue-resistant interconnection fillet provides a semiconductor chip with at least one solder bump...
US-7,069,493 Semiconductor memory device equipped with error correction circuit
The objective of the invention is to provide a type of semiconductor memory device equipped with an error correction circuit 200 characterized by the fact that...
US-7,069,485 Reading data from a memory with a memory access controller
A serial scan path communication architecture includes a plurality of circuits (30), some of which may include a memory (36). A memory access controller (38) is...
US-7,069,415 System and method to automatically stack and unstack Java local variables
A processor preferably comprises a processing core that generates memory addresses to access a memory and on which a plurality of methods operate, a cache...
US-7,069,102 System and method to customize bond programs compensating integrated circuit bonder variability
A computerized system and method for customizing bond programs in order to compensate first for variabilities in an integrated circuit (IC) "slave" bonder, and...
US-7,068,678 Method and apparatus for coordinating multi-point to point communications in a multi-tone data transmission system
A variety of bi-directional data transmission systems that facilitate communications between a plurality of remote units (15) and a central unit (10) using a...
US-7,068,617 Low complexity CDMA receiver
A CDMA receiver is provided which is operable to receive a CDMA encoded signal and decode the information therein utilizing a selected code. The systems utilizes...
US-7,068,458 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-7,068,454 Hard disk storage system including a first transistor type and a second transistor type where a first voltage...
A write driver produces balanced voltages across head by using the input write data drive transistors of a slower transistor type (typically PNP) on one half of...
US-7,068,450 High speed pre-driver with voltage reference for thin film head write driver
A preamplifier device (26) for a thin film transducer disk drive system having operation speeds up to and greater than 2 Gb/s. The device (26) includes a low...
US-7,068,270 Design of integrated circuit package using parametric solids modeller
A computer is used to model objects by accepting commands from a user. The object is altered in response to the commands. Dimensions are formed between the...
US-7,068,203 Switched-capacitor circuits with reduced finite-gain effect
Operational amplifier circuits (20, 30) including error capacitors (C.sub.3, C13) for storing finite gain effect error voltages for correction of output voltages...
US-7,068,108 Amplifier apparatus and method
An amplifier apparatus having a gain programmable in discrete increments includes: (a) an operational amplifier having a first and second input and an output;...
US-7,068,103 Operational transconductance amplifier input driver for class D audio amplifiers
An audio preamplifier (10) based on an operational transconductance amplifier, in combination with a class D audio output amplifier (12) is disclosed. The input...
US-7,068,056 System and method for the probing of a wafer
In one embodiment, a method for probing a wafer includes providing a plurality of pressure sensors on a surface of a probe card holding tray, positioning a probe...
US-7,067,441 Damage-free resist removal process for ultra-low-k processing
A process for removing resist (114) from a CDO dielectric material (110) that uses a non-damaging plasma in a reducing atmosphere under high power and using a...
US-7,067,435 Method for etch-stop layer etching during damascene dielectric etching with low polymerization
The present invention provides a method for etching a substrate 100. The method includes conducting a first etch through a dielectric layer 130 located over an...
US-7,067,434 Hydrogen free integration of high-k gate dielectrics
The present invention pertains to forming a transistor in the absence of hydrogen, or in the presence of a significantly reduced amount of hydrogen. In this...
US-7,067,015 Modified clean chemistry and megasonic nozzle for removing backside CMP slurries
A cleaning chemistry for lowering defect levels on the backside of a semiconductor wafer after chemical mechanical planarization (CMP). In a preferred embodiment...
US-7,066,608 Lamp reflector assembly
A lamp assembly having a reflector (102) holding a lamp element, or burner (104). The reflector (102) typically is an ellipse, with the burner arc positioned at...
US-7,066,605 Color recapture for display systems
A sequential color display system using a white light source to create a full color image projected onto an image plane. A dynamic filter, typically a series of...
US-7,065,699 Using quadrant shifting to facilitate binary arithmetic with two's complement operands
Operands (90) that are represented in two's complement format are prepared for use in binary arithmetic. For each operand, it is determined (91, 93) whether an...
US-7,065,692 IC with external register present lead connected to instruction register
An integrated circuit carries an intellectual property core. The intellectual property core includes a test access port 39 with test data input leads 15, test...
US-7,065,669 System and method for providing a write strobe signal to a receiving element before both an address and data signal
A method and apparatus is provided for that includes an improved special function register (SFR) access scheme by using a clock tree distribution process. In...
US-7,065,498 Supply of digital audio and video products
A server for a merchant computer system, the server comprising: a file store for storing a range of audio/video products in respective product files; a dialogue...
US-7,065,380 Software partition of MIDI synthesizer for HOST/DSP (OMAP) architecture
A system and method implements optimal task partitioning between a general purpose processor (GPP) and a digital signal processor (DSP) to replace a fixed...
US-7,065,172 Precision jitter-free frequency synthesis
An electronic system (10) includes a phase-locked loop (30) and a frequency synthesis circuit (20), for generating a jitter-free output clock (CLK1, CLK2) at a...
US-7,065,166 Wireless receiver and method for determining a representation of noise level of a signal
A wireless receiver for receiving an incoming signal having spatial and temporal diversity. The receiver uses noise-based prescaling of multiple receiver chain...
US-7,065,147 System and method of data communication using turbo trellis coded modulation combined with constellation...
A technique that combines a turbo trellis coded modulation (TTCM) coding scheme with constellation shaping and precoding schemes to implement a binary coded...
US-7,064,694 Multi-cycle, multi-slope analog to digital converter
A multi-cycle, multi-slope analog to digital converter overlaps charge and discharge periods to reduce latency to the end of the measurement following a sampling...
US-7,064,682 Relaxation oscillator based keypad decoder
The keypad interface element of this invention uses a relaxation oscillator and a digital keypad processor having a counter/timer to decode specific keys. The RC...
US-7,064,607 Bias system and method
A bias device that modifies the bias of a device based on an input signal to the device. The device may have a fixed bias, and the bias device can be connected...
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