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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...
US-7,020,257 Voice activity identiftication for speaker tracking in a packet based conferencing system with distributed...
A distributed conferencing system has a plurality of conferencing nodes to connect groups of participants to a conference. Each of the conferencing nodes...
US-7,020,222 Efficient method and system for offset phasor determination
Systems and methods for determining offset phasors are disclosed. An offset vector is computed from a current channel impulse response and a previous channel...
US-7,020,219 Wireless user terminal and system having high speed, high resolution, digital-to-analog converter with off-line...
A wireless communications apparatus and corresponding system having an improved DAC operable at higher speed than heretofore achievable which exploits the...
US-7,019,881 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-7,019,356 Memory device with reduced cell area
The present invention provides for a memory device comprising a bulk substrate. A first lightly doped region is formed in the bulk substrate. A first active...
US-7,019,352 Low silicon-hydrogen sin layer to inhibit hydrogen related degradation in semiconductor devices having...
Semiconductor devices and fabrication methods are disclosed, in which one or more low silicon-hydrogen SiN barriers are provided to inhibit hydrogen diffusion...
US-7,018,925 Post high voltage gate oxide pattern high-vacuum outgas surface treatment
The present invention provides a method for fabricating a dual gate semiconductor device. In one aspect, the method comprises forming a nitridated, high voltage...
US-7,018,902 Gate dielectric and method
A MOSFET structure with high-k gate dielectric layer and silicon or metal gates, amorphizing treatment of the high-k gate dielectric layer as with a plasma or...
US-7,018,888 Method for manufacturing improved sidewall structures for use in semiconductor devices
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device and method for manufacturing an integrated circuit including the semiconductor...
US-7,018,881 Suspended gate single-electron device
The present invention provides a single-electron transistor device (100). The device (100) comprises a source (105) and drain (110) located over a substrate...
US-7,018,880 Method for manufacturing a MOS transistor having reduced 1/f noise
The present invention provides, in one embodiment, a method of reducing 1/f noise in a metal oxide semiconductor (MOS) device (100). The method comprises forming...
US-7,017,006 System and method to enable efficient communication with a dynamic information storage and retrieval system, or...
An information storage and retrieval system (40) and method for operating same has a host device (42) and an information storage device (41), which includes mass...
US-7,016,445 Apparatus for and method of clock recovery from a serial data stream
A novel and useful apparatus for and method of clock recovery from a serial data stream. The clock recovery mechanism of the present invention provides accurate...
US-7,016,402 Digital subscriber line modem with automated line connection
A DSL modem (50). The DSL modem includes a connector (62) comprising a first pair of conductors (IP.sub.1, IP.sub.2) and a second pair of conductors (OP.sub.1,...
US-7,016,245 Tracking circuit enabling quick/accurate retrieval of data stored in a memory array
An actual sense amplifier senses a signal received on a bit line to generate a bit, and a latch latches the bit at a time point specified by a latch enable...
US-7,015,975 Image processing device with a processing unit that processes image data in units of one scan line
The objective of the invention is to provide an image processing device that can operate at high speed even if input/output with respect to the outside is...
US-7,015,850 Bandwidth limited sampling circuit of high linearity
A bandwidth limited sampling circuit of high linearity may be implemented by using a first circuit portion to limit the bandwidth of the input signals, and using...
US-7,015,727 Generating a lock signal indicating whether an output clock signal generated by a PLL is in lock with an input...
A PLL lock generator using one circuit (lock detection block) to indicate whether an output clock signal is locked to an input reference signal, and another...
US-7,015,568 System for ultraviolet atmospheric seed layer remediation
The present invention provides a system for removing organic contaminants (216) from a copper seed layer that has been deposited on a semiconductor substrate...
US-7,015,534 Encapsulated MOS transistor gate structures and methods for making the same
Transistor gate structures, encapsulation structures, and fabrication techniques are provided, in which sidewalls of patterned gate structures are conditioned by...
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