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US-6,634,368 Application of ozonated DI water to scrubbers for resist strip and particle removal processes
A method for resist strip and particle removal. Wafers (108) with a patterned resist formed thereon are placed on a wafer chuck (104) in a scrubber tool...
US-6,634,018 Optical proximity correction
An improvement to the optical proximity correction process used in photolithography. Mask pattern modeling is added to the optical proximity correction process,...
US-6,633,988 Processor having real-time power conservation
A processor, comprising a monitor for measuring the relative amount of Input/Output (I/O) within the processor, results of the measuring being used by the...
US-6,633,932 Method and apparatus for using a universal serial bus to provide power to a portable electronic device
A method and apparatus for using a universal serial bus "USB" in a computer as a power source for a portable electronic device. In one embodiment of the...
US-6,633,843 Log-spectral compensation of PMC Gaussian mean vectors for noisy speech recognition using log-max assumption
Reducing mismatch between HMMs trained with clean speech and speech signals recorded under background noise can be approached by distribution adaptation using...
US-6,633,842 Speech recognition front-end feature extraction for noisy speech
An estimate of clean speech vector, typically Mel-Frequency Cepstral Coefficient (MFCC) given its noisy observation is provided. The method makes use of two...
US-6,633,694 Micromirror optical switch
A family of optical switches. Each switch (400) includes a holder block (402) to hold optical fibers (410, 412) and ferrules (414) in alignment with a...
US-6,633,468 High voltage protection circuit for improved oxide reliability
A structure is designed with an external terminal (100) and a reference terminal (130). A first transistor (106) has a current path coupled to the external...
US-6,633,243 Method of encoding video data for serial transmission
An encoding scheme simplifies the TMDS encoding algorithm described in the DVI 1.0 specification while retaining compatibility with most existing DVI receivers....
US-6,633,188 Sense amplifier-based flip-flop with asynchronous set and reset
A flip-flop including a first stage and a second stage. The first stage receives a pair of differential signals to generate a set and reset signal. The...
US-6,633,010 Compact, sealed pressure switch
A pressure switch 1 of this invention comprises a base electrode 2, a terminal 3, a disc 4 and a diaphragm 5. The base electrode 2 has a switching chamber 7 for...
US-6,632,747 Method of ammonia annealing of ultra-thin silicon dioxide layers for uniform nitrogen profile
An embodiment of the present invention is a method of forming an ultra-thin dielectric layer by providing a substrate having a semiconductor surface; forming an...
US-6,632,718 Disposable spacer technology for reduced cost CMOS processing
A method of fabricating a CMOS transistor using a silicon germanium disposable spacer (114) for the source/drain implant. After gate etch, silicon germanium...
US-6,631,993 Display system
A projecting display system includes a light source (101) which produces light which is spatially modulated by a number of spatial light modulators (105, 107). A...
US-6,631,299 System and method for self-tuning feedback control of a system
A tuned run-to-run controlled system is disclosed that provides tuned run-to-run control of a system. The system includes a controlled system coupled to a tuned...
US-6,631,103 Jitter feedback slicer
A method and apparatus to make the signal slice level during data qualification in an Optical Disc apparatus adaptable to DSV variation. According to this...
US-6,631,044 Method of reducing a frequency-response peaking of a magneto-resistive preamplifier in a mass data storage...
A mass data storage device system (70) and method for providing frequency compensation within it are disclosed. The system has a moving media (72) that contains...
US-6,630,866 High beta output stage for high speed operational amplifier
The present invention provides an high beta, high speed operational amplifier output stage (100). The advantages of the operational amplifier output stage over...
US-6,630,394 System for reducing silicon-consumption through selective deposition
Disclosed is a system for fabricating a semiconductor device (100). A layer of cobalt (32) is deposited onto a silicon region (104, 106, 108) and annealed to...
US-6,629,279 Method and system for testing the performance of DSP
A method of testing the performance of real time DSP algorithms after customer code has been added and includes the steps of embedding a signature equation in...
US-6,629,256 Apparatus for and method of generating a clock from an available clock of arbitrary frequency
An apparatus for and method of generating a clock signal having a desired frequency that is derived from a clock source having any arbitrary,frequency. The...
US-6,629,223 Method and apparatus for accessing a memory core multiple times in a single clock cycle
An apparatus and method for using self-timing logic to make at least two accesses to a memory core in one clock cycle is disclosed. In one embodiment of the...
US-6,629,187 Cache memory controlled by system address properties
A digital system is provided with a microprocessor (100), a cache (120) and various memory and devices (140a-140n). Signals to control certain cache memory modes...
US-6,629,013 System and method to reduce bond program errors of integrated circuit bonders
A computerized system and method for reducing bond program errors in a slave bonder, prepared to attach connecting bonds onto bond pads of a slave integrated...
US-6,628,835 Method and system for defining and recognizing complex events in a video sequence
Given a system which detects simple events, one can define a complex event by constructing a list of sub-events. In order to recognize a complex event, the...
US-6,628,540 Bias cell for four transistor (4T) SRAM operation
Quiescent current drawn by an array of four-transistor loadless static random access memory (SRAM) cells is minimized by using a negative feedback loop to set a...
US-6,628,493 System and method for electrostatic discharge protection using lateral PNP or PMOS or both for substrate biasing
The invention comprises a system and method for providing electrostatic discharge protection. In one embodiment of the invention, an integrated circuit (10)...
US-6,628,169 Method and circuit for trimming offset and temperature drift
An exemplary trimming circuit can be further simplified to include a single current source to provide for trimming of offset and temperature drift in a device,...
US-6,628,164 Method and apparatus for exponential gain variations with a linearly varying input code
A programmable gain amplifier using metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) devices to approximate exponential gain characteristic with linear control signals is...
US-6,628,150 System and method to speed-up operation of a driver
Transitions (e.g. high to low and/or low to high) associated with operation of the driver are employed to implement control, which can be applied as a pulse in...
US-6,628,129 Clamping and unclamping apparatus for a semiconductor test board
A system for simultaneously securing a plurality of integrated circuits in a test fixture, comprising a base supporting a test board having a plurality of...
US-6,628,109 Integrated low ripple, high frequency power efficient hysteretic controller for dc-dc converters
The present invention relates to a method of improving power efficiency in a converter circuit at low load currents. The method comprises the steps of monitoring...
US-6,628,096 Linear sinusoidal waveform spindle driver and method for driving a polyphase, brushless DC motor using...
A circuit and method for providing drive currents to a polyphase dc motor are presented. The circuit (40) includes a circuit for generating a user-defined...
US-6,627,955 Structure and method of MOS transistor having increased substrate resistance
Structure and fabrication method of a lateral MOS transistor, positioned on the surface of an integrated circuit fabricated in a semiconductor of a first...
US-6,627,558 Apparatus and method for selectively restricting process fluid flow in semiconductor processing
A semiconductor processing apparatus (10) is disclosed which includes a process chamber (12) and at least one substrate support (18) disposed within the process...
US-6,627,541 Reflow method for construction of conductive vias
A method of constructing a semiconductor device 10 is disclosed which includes a reflow step. The device 10 comprises a conductive via 20 electrically connected...
US-6,627,507 Integrated circuit and method of using porous silicon to achieve component isolation in radio frequency...
The invention relates to an improved substrate (100) using a layer (112) or region (130) of porous silicon that is created in the bulk silicon substrate material...
US-6,625,882 System and method for reinforcing a bond pad
A reinforcing system for a bond which includes at least one dielectric layer or stack disposed under the bond pad. A reinforcing patterned structure is disposed...
US-6,625,719 Processing devices with improved addressing capabilities systems and methods
A data processing device comprising a storage circuit accessible by assertion of addresses, an arithmetic logic unit connected to the storage circuit operative...
US-6,625,199 Methods and apparatus for use in simultaneously generating multiple data sequences using a single data access...
Inventive methods and apparatus for use in simultaneously generating two or more pseudorandom noise (PN) sequences for spread spectrum communications are...
US-6,625,047 Micromechanical memory element
A micromechanical memory 100 element comprising a deflectable member 102 located between a first member 104 and a second member 106. The first member 104 is...
US-6,624,944 Fluorinated coating for an optical element
A protective cover (10) for an optical device, such as a spatial light modulator or an infrared detector or receiver. The cover (10) has an optically...
US-6,624,779 Switched capacitor integrator that shares a capacitor for input signal and reference signal
A switched capacitor integrator that shares a switched capacitor CAP1 at the input of the integrator for the signal input and the reference capacitor. The...
US-6,624,698 Low-voltage, broadband operational amplifier
A low voltage, broadband differential operational amplifier which eliminates the long tail current source from the amplifier, thereby relieving the headroom...
US-6,624,685 Level detection by voltage addition/subtraction
A circuit is designed with a first transistor (661) having a current path coupled between a supply terminal (32) and a first output terminal (665). A second...
US-6,624,680 Reduction of propagation delay dependence on supply voltage in a digital circuit
In one embodiment, a digital circuit element has a propagation delay that is substantially constant over a range of supply voltages applied to the digital...
US-6,624,670 High speed voltage mode differential digital output driver with edge-emphasis and pre-equalization
A differential driver includes two feedback loops 20 and 22, and two inverter pairs 24 and 26. The two feedback loops 20 and 22 regulate the source voltages for...
US-6,624,487 Drain-extended MOS ESD protection structure
A protection structure (30; 30'; 30") for safely conducting charge from electrostatic discharge (ESD) at a terminal (IN) is disclosed. The protection structure...
US-6,624,481 ESD robust bipolar transistor with high variable trigger and sustaining voltages
An ESD robust bipolar transistor (200) that includes first and second bipolar elements (210, 220), wherein a first trigger voltage of the first bipolar element...
US-6,624,086 Effective solution and process to wet-etch metal-alloy films in semiconductor processing
A solution and method is described for etching TaN, TiN, Cu, FSG, TEOS, and SiN on a silicon substrate in silicon device processing. The solution is formed by...
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