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US-7,029,967 Silicide method for CMOS integrated circuits
A method for forming metal silicide regions in source and drain regions (160, 170) is described. Prior to the thermal annealing of the source and drain regions...
US-7,029,932 Circuit and method for measuring contact resistance
Parametric testing of an integrated circuit chip includes pressing first, second, and third contact elements (PRB-1,2,3) against first, second and third...
US-7,029,925 FeRAM capacitor stack etch
The present invention is directed to a method of forming an FeRAM integrated circuit, which includes performing a capacitor stack etch to define the FeRAM...
US-7,028,396 Semiconductor chip pick and place process and equipment
A process and tooling for removing a semiconductor chip (31) from a handling tape (321) without damage to either the chip or tape by one or more horizontal beam...
US-7,028,294 Linking of applications into devices having overlays and shadow memories
In one embodiment a method for handling shadow or overlay memories is described wherein a linker contains a description of the memory of a target embedded system...
US-7,028,272 Reducing cell library development cycle time
An integrated tool which allows layouts for cells to be generated using a combination of synthesis, migration and manual approaches. In an embodiment, a...
US-7,028,198 Processor having real-time power conservation
A processor, comprising a monitor for, depending on the respective embodiment, measuring the relative amount of idle time, activity time, or idle time and...
US-7,028,130 Generating multiple traffic classes on a PCI Express fabric from PCI devices
A system having a PCI Express fabric and PCI devices connected thereto transmits data from the PCI devices having PCI Express traffic classes assigned. A PCI...
US-7,028,118 Multi-channel buffered serial port debugging
In digital signal processors serial data is passed in out and of the chip in a time division multiplexed (TDM) fashion. The TDM stream consists of many...
US-7,027,946 Broadside compare with retest on fail
A tester routine is provided that evaluates multiple test pins, on multiple devices under test, at the same time and only if a fail occurs does any evaluation...
US-7,027,659 Method and apparatus for generating video images
A method and system for generating a video image is disclosed in which an object is monitored with a video camera to produce a sequence of video frames. Each of...
US-7,027,589 Single-ended loop test circuitry in a central office DSL modem
A central office modem (50) that includes the capability of single-ended loop testing (SELT) is disclosed. The modem (50) includes a digital signal processor...
US-7,027,522 Systems for data transmission
A differential data transmission system that transmits encoded data symbols as differential signals. A signal for transmitting symbols on a set of at least three...
US-7,027,492 Wireless communication system with processor requested RAKE finger tasks
A wireless base station (20). The base station comprises at least one receive antenna (AT.sub.RXn) for receiving communication signals from at least one...
US-7,027,447 Communications interface between clock domains with minimal latency
A network switch system (10) is disclosed, in which a plurality of switch fabric devices (20) are interconnected according to a ring arrangement, each of the...
US-7,027,346 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-7,027,275 Electrostatic discharge protection circuit with feedback enhanced triggering
A feedback enhanced triggering device for an electrostatic discharge protection circuit includes: a first inverter 30b having an output coupled to an input of a...
US-7,026,854 System for producing high-voltage, low-power driver circuitry
The present invention provides a system for producing high voltage, low power driver circuitry (300) that addresses a number of disparate design requirements....
US-7,026,838 Versatile system for accelerated stress characterization of semiconductor device structures
The present invention provides a system (200) for performing accelerated stress characterization of a given transistor (204). Inverter circuits, formed from the...
US-7,026,833 Multiple-chip probe and universal tester contact assemblage
A probe card assemblage for simultaneously testing one or more integrated circuit chips including an interposer having on one surface a plurality of protruding...
US-7,026,801 Guaranteed bootstrap hold-up circuit for buck high side switch
A buck regulator switching power supply (10) selectively enabling a low side device to effectively recharge a bootstrap capacitor (C.sub.boot) during a high duty...
US-7,026,710 Molded package for micromechanical devices and method of fabrication
According to the present invention, a plastic land-grid array package, a plastic ball-grid package, and a plastic leaded package for micromechanical components...
US-7,026,251 Method of optimized stitching for digital micro-mirror device
A method of providing a reticle layout for a die having at least three patterns, namely a right pattern, a center pattern, and a left pattern, where the center...
US-7,026,232 Systems and methods for low leakage strained-channel transistor
The present invention facilitates semiconductor fabrication by providing methods of fabrication that mitigate leakage and apply strain to channel regions of...
US-7,026,218 Use of indium to define work function of p-type doped polysilicon
The present invention pertains to formation of a PMOS transistor wherein a layer of silicon or SiGe inhibits p-type dopant from entering into an underlying gate...
US-7,025,234 Apparatus and method for dispensing high-viscosity liquid
The present invention relates to apparatus and method for re-circulating high viscosity liquids. The apparatus comprises a recirculating probe coupled to a fluid...
US-7,024,950 Method for intelligent sampling of particulates in exhaust lines
An in-situ particle monitor in an exhaust controls a particle sampler so that when a predetermined particle threshold is detected, the particle sampler is caused...
US-7,024,782 Electronic device compass operable irrespective of localized magnetic field
An electronic device (10). The device comprises means (14) for displaying a compass directional bearing. The device also comprises means (18, 26, CAM) for...
US-7,024,448 Multiplier
A multiplier having a simple constitution, excellent performance with respect to high-frequency characteristics and distortion characteristics, and allows...
US-7,023,937 Receiver window design for multicarrier communication systems
A receiver window design algorithm (210) is developed which minimizes the noise power of the demodulated multicarrier signal. The windows are effective on a...
US-7,023,931 System and method for soft slicing
Methods and systems for performing iterative soft slicing methods are disclosed. A data signal is received and processed into individual data tones. A noise...
US-7,023,929 Digital pre-compensation filter for DMT type transmitter
A method of providing an improved transfer function for a Discrete Multitone (DMT) type modulation transmitter with digital filtering after modulation followed...
US-7,023,927 Constellation design for PCM upstream modulation
A method for constellation design in a telecommunications network using pulse code modulation to transmit data signals upstream between client and server...
US-7,023,901 Spreading factor estimation system and method
Spreading factor (SF) estimation in a code division multiple access (CDMA) spread spectrum system where the SF of the data channel may change on a frame-by-frame...
US-7,023,770 Encoding rate-based, programmable, linear velocity, compressed audio compact disc player
An audio player permits compressed or uncompressed audio CDs to be played. The preferred player includes a spindle motor control that causes the CD to be spun at...
US-7,023,761 Programmable stackable memory array system
Systems and methods are provided for reducing power consumption in the form of leakage current in a memory array. One embodiment discloses a memory array system....
US-7,023,647 Fly height control for a read/write head in a hard disk drive
A fly height controller (10FHC; 10FHC') for controlling the fly height of a read/write head assembly (15) in a disk drive (20) is disclosed. A heat element...
US-7,023,497 Clamping circuit with wide input dynamic range for video or other AC coupled signals
A clamping circuit disclosed herein has two modes of operation which include both a bottom level and mid-level clamping mode for clamping automatically onto the...
US-7,023,469 Automatic video monitoring system which selectively saves information
A system (10) for automatically monitoring an area includes a camera unit (12) having therein a video camera (23) and an image processing section (27). The image...
US-7,023,272 Multi-band low noise amplifier system
A low noise amplifier (LNA) operates over multiple frequency bands while occupying less silicon area than known LNA implementations. The LNA includes output...
US-7,023,240 Data-driven clock gating for a sequential data-capture device
A circuit for capturing data from a bus having a flip-flop register, comparison logic and clock logic. The comparison logic determines whether any bit on the bus...
US-7,023,201 Magnetic position sensor apparatus and method
A magnetic position sensor has a stator (16', 36, 52) formed of magnetic material and a pair of magnets (14a, 14b; 34a, 34b; 54a, 54b; 64a, 64b) rotatably...
US-7,023,088 Semiconductor package, semiconductor device and electronic device
An insulating layer (3) having an opening portion (3a) at a position conformable to an electrode pad (2) is formed. Next, a resin projection portion (4) is...
US-7,023,018 SiGe transistor with strained layers
The present invention provides, in one embodiment, a P-type Metal Oxide Semiconductor (PMOS) device (100). The device (100) comprises a tensile-strained silicon...
US-7,023,005 Gain compensation for optocoupler feedback circuit
A feedback circuit has an optical coupler with a feedback gain control. The feedback gain control includes an active element connected to vary current flow...
US-7,020,827 Cascade map decoder and method
MAP decoder with cascade architecture. Iterative Turbo decoders can use two such cascade MAP decoders with feedback in conjunction with interleaver and...
US-7,020,822 Automatic repeat request for centralized channel access
A method of providing an automatic repeat request (ARQ) that employs a selective repeat, enabling a transmitting medium access control (MAC) entity at a...
US-7,020,723 Method of allowing multiple, hardware embedded configurations to be recognized by an operating system
A communications system for enabling extension of an internal common bus architecture (CBA) segment of a first root physical device to an internal CBA bus...
US-7,020,609 Voice activated apparatus for accessing information on the World Wide Web
This is a voice activated Hypermedia system using grammatical metadata, the system comprising: a speech user agent; a browsing module; and an information...
US-7,020,600 Apparatus and method for improvement of communication between an emulator unit and a host device
In order to reduce the traffic over the communication bus between the host processing unit and an emulator server unit during the test of a target processing...
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