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US-6,828,825 Pulse response of fast level shifter
Systems and methods are provided for detecting a state change of a level shifter and actively driving the level shifter into the new state to facilitate the...
US-6,828,797 Alternative method for VOD testing of linear differential line drivers
A method for measuring a test differential voltage across a first output and a second output of a transmitter integrated circuit device, the test differential...
US-6,828,660 Semiconductor device with double nickel-plated leadframe
A leadframe for use in the assembly of integrated circuit (IC) chips, which has first and second surfaces and a base metal structure (606) with an adherent layer...
US-6,828,513 Electrical connector pad assembly for printed circuit board
A connector pad includes projections extending radially outwardly from an inner portion of the pad to help stabilize and reinforce the pad. The added stability...
US-6,828,213 Method to improve STI nano gap fill and moat nitride pull back
A method of improving shallow trench isolation (STI) gap fill and moat nitride pull back is provided by after the steps of growing a pad oxide, depositing a...
US-6,828,200 Multistage deposition that incorporates nitrogen via an intermediate step
The present invention forms a nitrided dielectric layer without substantial harm to a semiconductor layer on which the dielectric layer is formed. The invention...
US-6,828,161 Method of forming an FeRAM having a multi-layer hard mask and patterning thereof
The present invention is directed to a method of forming an FeRAM integrated circuit, which includes forming a multi-layer hard mask. The multi-layer hard mask...
US-6,827,449 Adhesive-sealed window lid for micromechanical devices
An improved spatial light modulator package comprising a spatial light modulator 1006 attached to a central region of a substrate 1004, a sealing ring 1002 on...
US-6,826,730 System and method for controlling current in an integrated circuit
A circuit 10 is provided that comprises a source resistance transistor 12 connected to a common node 14. A word line driver circuit 18 receives current if it is...
US-6,826,679 Processor with pointer tracking to eliminate redundant memory fetches
A processor is provided that is a programmable digital signal processor (DSP) with variable instruction length, offering both high code density and easy...
US-6,826,652 Smart cache
A cache architecture (16) for use in a processing includes a RAM set cache for caching a contiguous block of main memory (20). The RAM set cache can be used in...
US-6,826,527 Concealment of frame erasures and method
A decoder for code excited LP encoded frames with both adaptive and fixed codebooks; erased frame concealment uses muted repetitive excitation, threshold-adapted...
US-6,826,026 Output buffer and I/O protection circuit for CMOS technology
An output circuit for improved ESD protection (FIG. 2) comprising a pMOS pull-up output transistor connected between a signal (I/O) pad 220 and Vdd power supply...
US-6,825,845 Virtual frame buffer control system
A Virtual Frame Buffer control system and method for cascading several display controllers on one LCD panel. The Virtual Frame Buffer is composed of all the...
US-6,825,784 Dithering method for sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters
A Sigma-Delta Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) having efficient dithering that removes the idle channel tones of the sigma-delta converter is disclosed herein....
US-6,825,721 Amplifier gain boost circuitry and method
A gain boost circuit is provided in a differential amplifier including differentially connected first and second input transistors the drains of which are...
US-6,825,706 Multiplexer
A multiplexer containing multiple cells sharing a common output line. The cells select one of multiple input bits. The output line is first charged to a first...
US-6,825,590 Adjustable compensation of a piezo drive amplifier depending on mode and number of elements driven
An integrated circuit (42) provides drive signals to a piezo element (48) of a milli-actuator device (20) in a mass data storage device (10). The integrated...
US-6,824,275 Folded projection lens
A projection lens that uses a TIR surface as both an angular filter and fold mirror. A first lens element 602 is placed very close to the TIR prism assembly 604....
US-6,823,652 High density tape carrier system and method of operation
A flexible carrier tape system, suitable for housing components and for winding on a reel in high density, is disclosed, comprising an elongated base strip...
US-6,823,488 Packet binary convolutional codes
A 64-state binary convolutional code is disclosed for a high-speed physical layer (PHY) of a communication network. The proposed code provides improved...
US-6,823,402 Apparatus and method for distribution of signals from a high level data link controller to multiple digital...
In a data processing system including a plurality of digital signal processor subsystems, selected peripheral components are shared by the digital signal...
US-6,823,000 Method and apparatus for optimal dot product calculation
A dot product operator (30) uses adder trees (10) of L-1 adders and no multiplication circuits, where L is the length of the parallel dot product operator....
US-6,822,951 Method and apparatus for routing messages in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for routing messages in a wireless network. Transmissions from all devices are synchronized. Each device is equipped with a routing unit...
US-6,822,679 Offset correction to the output of a charge coupled device
The voltage outputs of a charge coupled device (CCD) are examined to determine the hot pixels. A black pixel is determined to be a hot pixel if the voltage level...
US-6,822,509 Differential circuit with a linearity correction loop
A differential circuit with linearity correction loop includes a main differential amplifier 30, and a correction amplifier 20 having inputs coupled to the...
US-6,822,505 Mobility compensation in MOS integrated circuits
A transconductance-setting circuit (10, 20) and method. The circuit (10, 20) includes a first transconductor (14) coupled to a reference voltage (V.sub.ref)...
US-6,822,478 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-6,822,343 Generating electric power in response to activity of a biological system
A device for generating electricity includes a first portion including a first wall defining a first fluid passage and a second portion including a second wall...
US-6,822,340 Low capacitance coupling wire bonded semiconductor device
A semiconductor device having reduced self and mutual capacitance of bonded wires is provided by coating the wires with a foamed polymer effectively having a...
US-6,822,297 Additional n-type LDD/pocket implant for improving short-channel NMOS ESD robustness
A short-channel NMOS transistor in a p-well, bordered laterally on each side by an isolation region and vertically by a channel stop region, has a n-source and a...
US-6,821,873 Anneal sequence for high-.kappa. film property optimization
A method for improving high-.kappa. gate dielectric film (104) properties. The high-.kappa. film (104) is subjected to a two step anneal sequence. The first...
US-6,821,866 Method of identifying wafer cutting positions of different size partial wafers
A tool and method is described to decide partial wafer sizes to process multiple random sizes of wafers in pick and place equipment for wafermap operation. The...
US-6,821,835 Chemical vapor deposition of silicate high dielectric constant materials
A method of fabricating an electronic device over a semiconductor substrate, the method comprising the steps of: forming a conductive structure over the...
US-6,821,791 Method for reworking metal layers on integrated circuit bond pads
A method for reworking integrated circuit (IC) wafers having copper-metallized bond pads exposed in protective overcoat openings and one or more bondable metal...
US-6,821,554 Polyol-based method for forming thin film aerogels on semiconductor substrates
This invention has enabled a new, simple nanoporous dielectric fabrication method. In general, this invention uses a polyol, such as glycerol, as a solvent. This...
US-6,820,794 Solderless test interface for a semiconductor device package
A solderless test interface (10) includes a thin, flexible, electrically insulative sheet (20) having metal plated through-holes (24) formed in the pattern of...
US-6,820,222 Apparatus and method for processor power measurement in a digital signal processor using trace data and...
In order to measure the power consumed by a central processing unit during execution of a software program, the trace components are used to determine the input...
US-6,820,184 Memory management in embedded systems with dynamic object instantiation
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-6,820,051 Software emulation monitor employed with hardware suspend mode
In-circuit-emulation of an integrated circuit including a digital data processor capable of executing program instructions. A debug event detector detects...
US-6,820,046 System for electrically modeling an electronic structure and method of operation
According to the electrical modeling system and method provided by the present invention, the electronic structure to be modeled is segmented into an ordered...
US-6,819,807 Optical correlator using spatial light modulator illumination
An optical correlator (10) that uses a spatial light modulator (11) to illuminate a pattern of on and off pixels into a length of an optical fiber (12). The...
US-6,819,684 Deterministic bit insertion into serial communications
A data communications subsystem (15) including a digital signal processor (DSP) (20) for performing bit insertion to preclude the inadvertent serial transmission...
US-6,819,601 Programmable reference for 1T/1C ferroelectric memories
A ferroelectric memory device is disclosed and comprises a logic programmable capacitance reference circuit. The circuit is adapted to generate a reference...
US-6,819,577 Distributing clock and programming phase shift in multiphase parallelable converters
A highly efficient multi-phase power system having both reduced size and reduced cost. The multi-phase power system includes a plurality of Pulse Width...
US-6,819,516 WUS (unsafe) detection (kick back sensing)
An unsafe detection circuit for detecting a kickback signal including an input circuit for inputting a kickback signal, a circuit for detecting the presence or...
US-6,819,515 Method and circuit for eliminating glitches in a disk drive read head
An improved bias circuit for a disk drive head which reduces or eliminates transients while switching biasing. Embodiments of the invention are directed to...
US-6,819,470 Hidden hinge digital micromirror device with improved manufacturing yield and improved contrast ratio
An improved DMD type spatial light modulator having an array of pixels (18). The pixels (18) are of the "hidden hinge" design, each pixel having a mirror (30)...
US-6,819,395 Digital cinema transport stream with embedded projector configuration data
A transport stream with embedded projector configuration data 208 being carried along with the video for use in digital cinema projector setup. The embedded...
US-6,819,148 CMOS comparator output stage and method
A CMOS circuit including a P-channel pull-up transistor (MP) and an N-channel pull-down transistor (MN) includes a first feedback circuit (6) producing a first...
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