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US-6,953,974 EEPROM device and method for providing lower programming voltage
An improved EEPROM device and method for providing a lower device programming voltage is disclosed. An exemplary EEPROM device is configured with a modified...
US-6,953,707 Method and system for chip-to-package interconnection
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method includes providing a semiconductor chip, providing a substrate, forming a plurality of cantilevered...
US-6,952,750 Method and device for providing a low power embedded system bus architecture
The tristateless bus interface communication scheme according to the present invention addresses many of the shortcomings of the prior art. In accordance with...
US-6,952,623 Permanent chip ID using FeRAM
An integrated circuit (IC) chip contains a small non-volatile "ID" memory such as an FeRAM array that stores information associated with manufacturing, testing,...
US-6,952,472 Dynamically estimating echo return loss in a communication link
A method of estimating an echo return loss of a communication link measures the peak power value of a signal received from a far end of a communication link and...
US-6,952,444 Blind DFE and phase correction
The digital communications receiver receives an analog signal, modulated with digital information. The receiver converts the analogue signal to a digital signal,...
US-6,952,356 Adaptive over-current detection
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for over-current detection in PWM power stages. Disclosed methods and apparatus provide over-current detection with adaptive...
US-6,952,226 Stray-insensitive, leakage-independent image sensing with reduced sensitivity to device mismatch and parasitic...
A single capacitor (C) can be used for both readout and noise reduction in an imaging sensor. This dual-purpose use of the single capacitor is facilitated by a...
US-6,952,130 Compensation of offset drift with temperature for operational amplifiers
A method and apparatus for compensating for offset and drift of offset in an amplifier circuit having metal oxide semiconductor transistors in an input stage...
US-6,952,120 Versatile system for controlling driver signal timing
The present invention provides a system (200) for controlling drive signal timing parameters of an output driver circuit (206). The present invention defines a...
US-6,951,980 Package for an electrical device
A package for an electrical device having at least one connection locus for providing selected electrical access to the device includes: (a) a substrate having...
US-6,951,812 Copper transition layer for improving copper interconnection reliability
The structure and the fabrication method of an integrated circuit in the horizontal surface of a semiconductor body comprising a dielectric layer over said...
US-6,951,769 Method for stripping sacrificial layer in MEMS assembly
The present invention provides methods of manufacturing a MEMS assembly. In one embodiment, the method includes mounting a MEMS device, such as a MEMS mirror...
US-6,950,761 Wavelet analysis of one or more acoustic signals to identify one or more anomalies in an object
In one embodiment, a method for wavelet analysis of one or more acoustic signals to identify one or more anomalies in an object includes receiving an acoustic...
US-6,950,480 Receiver having automatic burst mode I/Q gain and phase balance
A method and apparatus for balancing I/Q gain and I/Q phase in a signal receiver. The receiver includes an IQ coefficient calculator, an IQ balancer, and a...
US-6,950,478 Transmitter and method having a low sampling frequency for digital to analog conversion
An apparatus and a method having a low sampling clock frequency for converting a digital signal having IF frequency channels to an analog IF signal. A DAC uses...
US-6,950,310 System and method for self-leveling heat sink for multiple height devices
A self-leveling heat sink includes a spring-arm device having at least one aperture and at least one spring-arm is coupled to a substrate. The substrate has at...
US-6,950,201 Generating images quickly in raster image processing
A raster image processing system which supports multiple rendering/screening approaches, and selects an optimal approach suited for the specific images to be...
US-6,950,008 Authentication of a first transceiver unit with respect to a second transceiver unit located at a distance
A method for the authentication of a transceiver unit with respect to a second transceiver unit, located at a distance to it. A first signal is transmitted via...
US-6,949,984 Voltage controlled oscillator having control current compensation
A voltage controlled oscillator (600) includes a voltage to current portion (400) that is inversely proportional to the semiconductor processing in order to...
US-6,949,800 Versatile system for electrostatic discharge protection utilizing silicon controlled rectifier
The present invention provides a system for electrostatic discharge protection in a semiconductor device, utilizing a silicon-controlled rectifier (502). The...
US-6,949,454 Guard ring structure for a Schottky diode
A Schottky device having a substrate layer of a first conductivity type having a surface, and a guard ring formed over the surface of the substrate layer and...
US-6,949,424 Single poly-emitter PNP using DWELL diffusion in a BiCMOS technology
A method of forming a bipolar transistor device, and more particularly a vertical poly-emitter PNP transistor, as part of a BiCMOS type manufacturing process is...
US-6,948,155 Little offset in multicycle event maintaining cycle accurate tracing of stop events
A method of tracing activity of a data processor includes collecting and transmitting trace data. An epause marker is embedded in the trace stream upon detection...
US-6,948,050 Single integrated circuit embodying a dual heterogenous processors with separate instruction handling hardware
A single integrated circuit includes first and second data processors operating on different instruction sets independently operating on disjoint programs and...
US-6,948,013 Apparatus and method for configuring data cells
An apparatus is provided for configuring data cells received in a telecommunications process in a continuous stream of data cells of fixed length and each...
US-6,947,884 Scan interface with TDM feature for permitting signal overlay
A scan interface that includes control signals (TRST, TMS, TCK) and data signals (TDI, TDO) normally carried by respective signal paths of the scan interface can...
US-6,947,736 Universal broadband home network for scalable IEEE 802.11 based wireless and wireline networking
The present home networking method and system is based on the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking standard expanded to encompass home phone line media communication...
US-6,947,721 Wireless communications with transceiver-integrated frequency shift control and power control
Baseband processor and communication overloading can be relieved in a portable wireless communication terminal by decentralizing power control (38, 39) and...
US-6,947,510 Circuit for generating an output phase signal with a variable phase shift relative to a reference phase
A circuit generating an output phase signal with an optionally variable phase shift relative to a reference phase. It includes an oscillator (10) outputting...
US-6,947,495 Method for estimating and removing a time-varying DC-offset
A method for estimating and removing a time varying DC-offset includes the steps of dividing the received burst into blocks (902), then finding the maximum and...
US-6,947,310 Ferroelectric latch
Ferroelectric latch type memory devices (102) are provided, comprising an input circuit (110) with first and second internal nodes (N1, N2) coupled with first...
US-6,947,272 Inrush current control method using a dual current limit power switch
A current limit circuit regulates the current flow through a power switch 90 by measuring the current through the switch 90 and comparing it to a reference...
US-6,947,090 Microminiature image pickup device
A microminiature CCD image pickup device with a shortened length that can be applied to an electronic medical endoscope or the like. Microminiature CCD image...
US-6,947,052 Visual program memory hierarchy optimization
In general, and in a form of the present invention, a method is provided for reducing execution time of a program executed on a digital system by improving hit...
US-6,946,917 Generating an oscillating signal according to a control current
Generating an oscillating signal according to a control current includes receiving a control current corresponding to an oscillation frequency. A first...
US-6,946,909 Impedance matched low noise amplifier
The present invention discloses an impedance matched low noise amplifier circuit (10) comprising a serially coupled first resistor (R1) and first transistor...
US-6,946,856 Thermal testing method for integrated circuit chips and packages
A method of thermally testing for whether an integrated circuit die is attached to a die pad, is provided. Heat is applied from an external heat source to a...
US-6,946,701 Method for forming a memory integrated circuit with bitlines over gates and capacitors over bitlines
A process for fabricating a crown-cell capacitor in a memory integrated circuit. The process includes the step of forming a transistor having a contact region...
US-6,946,377 Multiple-gate MOSFET device with lithography independent silicon body thickness and methods for fabricating the...
Multi-gate MOS transistors and fabrication methods are described, in which the transistor semiconductor body thickness or width is lithography independent,...
US-6,946,036 Method and device for removing particles on semiconductor wafers
The method for removing particles that adhere to the surface of semiconductor wafers is constituted so as to sequentially carry out a first cleaning process in...
US-6,944,781 Method of communicating data via a bus and bus system for implementing the method
In a method of communicating data via a bus between several modules connected to the bus in accordance with the source synchronous clock principle the data is...
US-6,944,706 System and method for efficiently processing broadband network traffic
A broadband gateway 135 that combines a broadband modem 120 and a residential gateway 130 in a single unit. The single unit features a unique dual bridge, shared...
US-6,944,247 Plural circuit selection using role reversing control inputs
Data is communicated through two separate circuits or circuit groups, each having clock and mode inputs, by sequentially reversing the role of the clock and mode...
US-6,944,235 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DATA COMMUNICATION USING TRELLIS CODED MODULATION OR TURBO TRELLIS CODED MODULATION IN...
A technique that combines either a trellis coded modulation (TCM) coding scheme or a turbo trellis coded modulation (TTCM) coding scheme with constellation...
US-6,944,042 Multiple bit memory cells and methods for reading non-volatile data
Memory cells are disclosed comprising volatile and non-volatile portions, where the non-volatile portions provide storage of multiple non-volatile data states or...
US-6,943,950 Two-dimensional blazed MEMS grating
A method for assuring a blazed condition in a DMD device used in telecommunications applications. By meeting certain conditions in the fabrication and operation...
US-6,943,887 Surface plasmon resonance sensor having real-time referencing
A disposable, portable, miniature surface plasmon resonance sensor (30) having real-time referencing capability in the presence of any interaction, without...
US-6,943,847 FM demodulator for SECAM decoder
A SECAM decoder and an FM modulator therefor are disclosed, in which a demodulated color signal is provided to indicate deviations in the frequency of modulated...
US-6,943,769 Display device for portable notebook computer
A portable computer having a display unit coupled to a base. The display unit includes an exterior display case, a screen, one or more liquid crystal display...
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