Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: texas instruments





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-6,660,605 Method to fabricate optimal HDD with dual diffusion process to optimize transistor drive current junction...
Methods are discussed for forming a transistor comprising a source/drain region having both a graded HDD portion and a sharp HDD portion in a semiconductor...
US-6,660,603 Higher voltage drain extended MOS transistors with self-aligned channel and drain extensions
An integrated circuit drain extension transistor. A transistor gate (72) is formed over a CMOS n-well region (10). A transistor source extension region (50), and...
US-6,660,595 Implantation method for simultaneously implanting in one region and blocking the implant in another region
A method of fabricating different transistor structures with the same mask. A masking layer (214) has two openings (204, 202) that expose two transistor areas...
US-6,658,748 Digitally-controlled L-C oscillator
A fully digitally-controlled LC tank oscillator (DCO) uses a bank of more significant binary-weighted and/or less significant equally-weighted capacitors that...
US-6,658,615 IC with IP core and user-added scan register
An integrated circuit carries an intellectual property core. The intellectual property core includes a test access port 39 with test data input leads 15, test...
US-6,658,578 Microprocessors
A processor (100) is provided that is a programmable fixed point digital signal processor (DSP) with variable instruction length, offering both high code density...
US-6,658,503 Parallel transfer size calculation and annulment determination in transfer controller with hub and ports
The transfer controller with hub and ports originally developed as a communication hub between the various locations of a global memory map within the DSP is...
US-6,658,385 Method for transforming HMMs for speaker-independent recognition in a noisy environment
On improved transformation method uses an initial set of Hidden Markov Models (HMMs) trained on a large amount of speech recorded in a low noise environment R to...
US-6,657,999 Link layer gateway computer for interconnecting ethernet and 1394 networks
A network configuration (10) including a first network medium which is a 1394 network as well as a second network medium. Each of the first and second network...
US-6,657,881 Reconfiguring storage modes in a memory
A memory which is capable of reconfiguration between a first mode in which each storage cell is capable of storing a pair of data bits and a second mode in which...
US-6,657,832 Mechanically assisted restoring force support for micromachined membranes
The present invention includes an integrated circuit switch including a membrane supported over a first conductor on a substrate, a conductive region on the...
US-6,657,566 Conversion of a PCM signal into a UPWM signal
To correct non-linearity and noise in the conversion of a pulse code modulated signal (PCM) into a uniform pulse width modulated signal (UPWM), a model is made...
US-6,657,495 Operational amplifier output stage and method
A multi-stage differential amplifier with rail-to-rail input may utilize an output stage including first and second low-voltage rated transistors and first and...
US-6,657,484 System and method for decoupling capacitance for an integrated circuit chip
A system and method for decoupling capacitance for an integrated chip includes a load coupled between a power supply line and a ground. A distributed...
US-6,657,483 Adjusting the trans-conductance of a filter
An analog or continuous tuning loop which generates an analog signal representative of a difference of signals generated by a mirror trans-conductor circuit...
US-6,657,311 Heat dissipating flip-chip ball grid array
A heat dissipating flip-chip Ball Grid Array (BGA) (10) including a substrate (12), a die (14), a first set of solder balls (16) coupling the die with the...
US-6,657,308 Method for forming a self-aligned contact
An improved method for forming a contact well for a semiconductor device (10) is disclosed. According to this method, a first insulator layer (24) comprising an...
US-6,656,852 Method for the selective removal of high-k dielectrics
One aspect of the invention relates to a method of etching a high-k dielectric. The method involves removing an exposed portion of a high-k dielectric layer from...
US-6,656,811 Carbide emitter mask etch stop
Bipolar transistors and methods for fabricating bipolar transistors are disclosed wherein an emitter-base dielectric stack is formed between emitter and base...
US-6,656,768 Flip-chip assembly of protected micromechanical devices
A low-cost ceramic package, in land-grid array or ball-grid array configuration, for micromechanical components is fabricated by coating the whole integrated...
US-6,656,748 FeRAM capacitor post stack etch clean/repair
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-6,655,002 Microactuator for use in mass data storage devices, or the like, and method for making same
A microactuator, or micromotor, (60) and method for making it are presented such that a symmetrical build up of material is performed on opposite sides of a...
US-6,654,920 LBIST controller circuits, systems, and methods with automated maximum scan channel length
An integrated circuit (10) comprising combinational circuitry (13). The integrated circuit further comprises a plurality of scan channels (SC1 through SC4). Each...
US-6,654,834 Method and apparatus for data transfer employing closed loop of memory nodes
Data transfer between a master node (300) and plural memory nodes (301-308) follows a synchronous fixed latency loop bus (255). Each memory node includes bus...
US-6,654,819 External direct memory access processor interface to centralized transaction processor
An external direct memory access unit includes an event recognizer recognizing plural event types, a priority encoder selecting for service one recognized...
US-6,654,516 Optical system and method
Optical network dispersion compensation with adaptive dynamic optical filters which relate magnitude and phase of multichannel optical signals.
US-6,654,405 Methods and apparatus for use in performing dot product operations for spread spectrum communications
A processing apparatus for use in spread spectrum communications includes a controller, a filter programmed in the controller, and a dot product hardware unit...
US-6,653,895 Gain-boost nulling amplifier for auto-zero circuit
A nulling amplifier (52A) for an auto-zeroed amplifier includes a first differential stage including first (3) and second (16) input transistors and a second...
US-6,653,717 Enhancement in throughput and planarity during CMP using a dielectric stack containing an HDP oxide
A semiconductor device and process for making the same are disclosed which use reticulated conductors and a width-selective planarizing interlevel dielectric...
US-6,653,711 Reducing fuse programming time for non-volatile storage of data
Multiple fuse circuits are used associated with a corresponding number of bits forming a desired value which may need to be stored in a non-volatile storage....
US-6,653,681 Additional capacitance for MIM capacitors with no additional processing
Capacitance for MIM capacitors is increased by connecting another interdigitated pattern at the poly level in parallel with overlying patterns at the metal...
US-6,653,676 Integrated circuit capacitor
The present invention discloses a novel integrated circuit capacitor and a method of forming such a capacitor. The capacitor formation begins with a base...
US-6,651,198 System and method for testing on-chip modules and the interconnections between on-chip modules
An improved system for testing the operation of component modules and the interconnections therebetween of an integrated circuit (10) formed on a semiconductor...
US-6,651,126 Snapshot arbiter mechanism
A snapshot arbiter system for servicing multiple interrupt requests for a central processing unit (CPU) in a digital processor system, and for providing...
US-6,651,083 Distributed service request system for providing fair arbitration using token passing scheme to resolve collisions
A transfer request bus (25) is described which is suitable for use in a data transfer controller processing, multiple concurrent transfer requests despite the...
US-6,650,694 Correlator co-processor for CDMA RAKE receiver operations
A programmable, flexible, vector correlation engine for CDMA mobile and base station chip rate signal processing. A correlator co-processor (CCP) performs the...
US-6,650,687 Methods and apparatus for use in simultaneously generating data sequences for spread spectrum communications
One particular data sequence generator for spread spectrum communications includes a first data access module, a second data access module, and a binary counter...
US-6,650,654 Early preamble transmission
The present invention is a method of reducing latency in transmitting frames of data in a shared access media environment whereby the preamble of the next frame...
US-6,650,317 Variable function programmed calculator
A variable function calculator utilizes a fixed program memory array such as a programmed read only memory in which a number of programs are stored depending...
US-6,650,191 Low jitter ring oscillator architecture
A low power and low jitter CMOS ring oscillator having a novel architecture that includes fully symmetrical differential current steering delay cells. This novel...
US-6,650,100 Bootstrap technique for a multiple mode switching regulator
A multiple mode switching regulator with a bootstrap technique includes an inductor 20; a high side input switch 22 coupled to a first end of the inductor 20; a...
US-6,650,093 Auxiliary boundary regulator that provides enhanced transient response
The regulator circuit with an auxiliary boundary regulator that provides enhanced transient response includes: an upper comparator 24 having a first input...
US-6,650,089 Control circuit for multiple battery systems with capacity gauge on end equipment
A capacity gauge is provided that measures a selected battery capacity of a plurality of batteries in a multiple battery system. A capacity gauge and a battery...
US-6,650,082 Fast rotor position detection apparatus and method for disk drive motor at standstill
The invention includes a method and apparatus for detecting the position of a stationary rotor in a polyphase electric motor. The method includes providing one...
US-6,650,011 Porous ceramic work stations for wire and die bonders
A work station for a chip bonder, and/or for a wire bonder includes a clampless, porous ceramic vacuum chuck where the substrate under assembly is securely and...
US-6,649,983 Vertical bipolar transistor formed using CMOS processes
A vertical bipolar transistor is described which utilizes ion implantation steps which are used to form an nMOS field effect device and a pMOS field effect...
US-6,649,435 Precision micromirror positioning
A system and method of aligning a micromirror array to the micromirror package and the micromirror package to a display system. The system and method improve the...
US-6,649,308 Ultra-short channel NMOSFETS with self-aligned silicide contact
The ultra-short channel transistor in a semiconductor substrate includes a gate structure that is formed on the substrate. Side-wall spacers are formed on the...
US-6,648,709 Reflector alignment tool for projection illumination systems
An alignment tool (300) designed to replace a high-powered lamp with a low-powered lamp to facilitate safe alignment of a projector lamp console. The alignment...
US-6,647,525 Electronics testing circuit and method
An electronics testing circuit comprises a tested circuit (12) which includes testing cells (30,32) and a first transceiver (54) coupled to the cells (30,32)....
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.