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US-6,970,371 Reference generator system and methods for reading ferroelectric memory cells using reduced bitline voltages
Methods (200) and systems (108) are provided for reading data from ferroelectric memory cells (106) in which charge is removed from a sense amp input...
US-6,970,339 Current limit protection scheme for PWM buck converter with synchronous rectifier
A embedded overcurrent protection circuit within the PWM feedback controller (30) of a power converter (100) having an novel current limit detection function...
US-6,970,233 System and method for custom-polarized photolithography illumination
In one embodiment, a system for custom-polarized photolithography illumination includes an illuminator operable to generate an illumination pattern of light, a...
US-6,970,150 Control timing for spatial light modulator
A spatial light modulator clocking method, called fast-clear, which employs embedded clear hardware in the SLM to enable the fast-clear bit to generate...
US-6,970,122 Integral nonlinearity error correction for interpolating string DAC
A segmented string digital-to-analog converter (DAC) comprises least significant bits (LSB subword) interpolation circuitry. The LSB subword interpolation...
US-6,970,038 Switching scheme to improve linearity and noise in switched capacitor stage with switched feedback capacitor
A switch capacitor amplifier using a "bottom plate sampling" type arrangement in the feedback network to mitigate the reduction in linearity due to feedback...
US-6,970,023 Modulated transistor gate driver with planar pulse transformer
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for isolating and driving a power supply or power amplifier circuit. The circuits and methods provide for using a modulated...
US-6,970,005 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-6,969,979 Multiple mode switching regulator having an automatic sensor circuit for power reduction
A switching regulator having a control circuit that automatically senses when a low power mode should be initiated without the use of expensive external...
US-6,969,972 Architecture for switching between an external and internal power source
The present invention comprises a combination of a new circuit topology utilizing microcontroller (202, 302) and a modified logic control circuit which enables...
US-6,969,919 Semiconductor package production method and semiconductor package
A semiconductor package production method containing a step in which a bond layer made of a single-layer film thermoset bond is provided on the back of a wafer...
US-6,969,902 Integrated circuit having antenna proximity lines coupled to the semiconductor substrate contacts
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-6,969,901 Method and structure for a low voltage CMOS integrated circuit incorporating higher-voltage devices
A CMOS integrated circuit (15A-B-C) includes both relatively low-power (124, 126) and high-power (132, 134) CMOS transistors on the same chip. A 20V, relatively...
US-6,969,880 High capacitive density stacked decoupling capacitor structure
A capacitive structure (10). The capacitive structure comprises a semiconductor base region (30) having an upper surface, a well (12) formed within the...
US-6,969,649 Method of manufacturing semiconductor integrated circuit devices having a memory device with a reduced bit line...
A DRAM has, in one embodiment, a plurality of word lines each having its upper and side surfaces covered with a first insulating film, a plurality of bit lines...
US-6,969,644 Versatile system for triple-gated transistors with engineered corners
The present invention provides a system for producing a triple-gate transistor segment (300), utilizing a standard semiconductor substrate (302). The substrate...
US-6,969,641 Method and system for integrated circuit packaging
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of packaging integrated circuits includes disposing an integrated circuit chip outwardly from a first...
US-6,969,638 Low cost substrate for an integrated circuit device with bondpads free of plated gold
Disclosed herein is a process for assembling an integrated circuit, as well as the assembly resulting from the process, employing a surface treatment of bondpad...
US-6,968,528 Photo reticles using channel assist features
Photo reticles (110) are formed comprising a first and second printable features (130), (140) which are connected by a channel assist feature (150). The size of...
US-6,968,438 Application programming interface with inverted memory protocol for embedded software systems
A system and method is provided for enabling the reuse of algorithms in multiple application frameworks with no alterations required of the algorithm once it is...
US-6,968,408 Linking addressable shadow port and protocol for serial bus networks
Linking addressable shadow port (LASP) and protocol allows addressing the LASP and configuring the connection of multiple Secondary Test Access Ports (TAPs) of...
US-6,968,400 Local memory with indicator bits to support concurrent DMA and CPU access
A digital system is provided having at least one processor with an associated multi-segment local memory circuit. Validity circuitry is operable to indicate if...
US-6,968,276 System for processing measuring signals from a sensor
A system for processing the measuring signals from a sensor 12, including of a first micro-controller 10 having an input for the sensor data, a first memory 18,...
US-6,968,258 Residual feedback to improve estimator prediction
A system and method 100 of using residual feedback in a control loop in a manner that substantially eliminates the steady state error in the predicted states...
US-6,968,208 Data storage for a portable computer device
A system for loading data into a module to be used with a portable computer device and the data in the module activated by a wireless connection or from...
US-6,967,965 Multi-user network system and method of data communication using enhanced preamble
A system and method of data communication for multiple stations using shared communication media within a network. A data communication message structure uses a...
US-6,967,950 Pull transfers and transfer receipt confirmation in a datapipe routing bridge
In a network of digital signal processor nodes connected in a peer-to-peer relationship, a data packet sent to a node causes a return transmission from that...
US-6,967,920 Smart interface for payload transfers in networking applications
An apparatus and method for improving data transfers between a network and a network device is provided. The apparatus comprising a data input, a programmable...
US-6,967,883 Sense amplifier with reduced detection error
This invention provides a type of sense amplifier, a type of bit line circuit, a type of storage device, and a method for amplifying a read signal characterized...
US-6,967,759 Pulse width modulation sequence generation
A system and method for addressing and synchronizing a spatial light modulator (SLM) device and a scrolling color recovery (SCR) illumination system. This method...
US-6,967,608 Sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with truncation error cancellation in a multi-bit feedback...
A method for reducing the complexity of a multi-bit DAC in a sigma-delta ADC. The DAC resolution can be made to be less than that of the quantizer by canceling...
US-6,967,525 Tail current generator circuit for bipolar/MOS differential pair to set precise transconductance
Disclosed is a circuit and method for generating a tail current for a main reader amplifier (200) input stage using a scaled master differential stage (160) with...
US-6,967,508 Compact frequency doubler/multiplier circuitry
The frequency doubling circuit and method provides an output signal with stable frequency and a 50% duty cycle. The frequency of the output signal is two times a...
US-6,967,499 Dual ramp rate dielectric breakdown testing methodology
The present invention provides, in one aspect, a method of testing an electrical breakdown characteristic of a dielectric in a microelectronic device. This...
US-6,967,371 System with meshed power and signal buses on cell array
A method and apparatus for providing a meshed power and signal bus system on an array type integrated circuit that minimizes the size of the circuit. In a...
US-6,967,365 Ferroelectric memory cell with angled cell transistor active region and methods for fabricating the same
Ferroelectric memory cells and fabrication methods are provided in which the memory cell comprises a ferroelectric capacitor in a capacitor layer above a...
US-6,967,349 Method for fabricating a multi-level integrated circuit having scatterometry test structures stacked over same...
The present invention describes a plurality of scatterometry test structures for use in process control during fabrication of a semiconductor wafer having...
US-6,967,173 Hydrogen plasma photoresist strip and polymeric residue cleanup processs for low dielectric constant materials
A method (100) of fabricating an electronic device (200) formed on a semiconductor wafer. The method forms a layer (215) of a first material in a fixed position...
US-6,967,110 Sensitive test structure for assessing pattern anomalies
A subset test module and associated methodology for utilizing the same are disclosed that facilitate identification of process drift in semiconductor fabrication...
US-6,965,864 Voice activated hypermedia systems using grammatical metadata
This is a voice activated Hypermedia system using grammatical metadata, the system comprising: a speech user agent; a browsing module; and an information...
US-6,965,676 Volume-responsive loudness compensation circuits, systems, and methods
An audio compensation system (20) for producing a sound compensated output signal (S.sub.o). The system comprises a volume control circuit (24) for producing a...
US-6,965,655 Apparatus for and method of optimizing the performance of a radio frequency receiver in the presence of...
An apparatus for and method of extending the dynamic range of a RF communications receiver. The invention provides a mechanism for controlling the gain of both...
US-6,965,638 Increasing performance in modems in presence of noise
A digital communications system with a built-in apparatus for improving receive path performance in the presence of noise. An analog datastream is provided to a...
US-6,965,600 Low speed modem transmission over packet networks
A modem relay provides a local interface to the a modem on both ends of a call, demodulates the full duplex data stream, packetizes the bits for transport over...
US-6,965,590 Dynamic slave selection in frequency hopping wireless communications
Based on monitored quality of various frequency channels between first and second frequency hopping wireless communication devices, communications between the...
US-6,965,520 Delay system for generating control signals in ferroelectric memory devices
Ferroelectric memory devices and control circuits therefor are presented, in which memory array control and timing signals are derived according to tap outputs...
US-6,965,470 Adaptive control of power transients
Power transient control in an optical network by power measurement and prediction with a simple-to-compute model to drive an optical filter control.
US-6,965,261 Ultra low-power data retention latch
An embodiment of a ultra low-power data retention latch circuit involves a slave latch SL that concurrently latches the same data that is loaded into a main...
US-6,965,218 Voltage regulator
A voltage regulator includes a two-stage feedback circuit for driving a controller formed by a transistor 10. The feedback circuit includes an error amplifier 30...
US-6,965,177 Pulse drive of resonant MEMS devices
System and method for establishing and maintaining resonant oscillations of a torsional hinged device such as a pivotally hinged mirror. The system and methods...
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