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IC and test interposer with stimulus generator circuitry and TAP
The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for improving silicon interposers to include test circuitry for testing stacked die mounted on the...
JTAG multiplexer with clock/mode input, mode/clock input and mode output
The present disclosure describes novel methods and apparatuses for directly accessing JTAG Tap domains that exist in a scan path of many serially connected JTAG...
Electronic device and method for tracking energy consumption
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for tracking energy consumption. An energy tracking system comprises at least one switching element, at least...
Enhancing packet aggregation performance in coexisting wireless networks
A wireless combination (combo) device is coupled to an antenna for communicating via a first wireless network over a first band. A packet aggregator is coupled...
Parallel motion estimation in video coding
Methods for improved parallel motion estimation are provided that decouple the merging candidate list derivation and motion estimation for merge mode and skip...
Quantization matrix compression in video coding
A method of quantization matrix compression in a video encoder is provided that includes preprocessing a quantization matrix by performing at least one selected...
Power line communication (PLC) network nodes using cipher then segment
Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for a cipher then segment approach in a Power Line Communication (PLC). A node or device generates...
Codebook sub-sampling for CSI feedback on PUCCH for 4Tx MIMO
Channel state information (CSI) feedback in a wireless communication system is disclosed. User equipment transmits a CSI feedback signal via a Physical Uplink...
Joining process for G3 networks
Systems and methods for routing protocols for power line communications (PLC) are described. In some embodiments, a method performed by a PLC device, such as a...
Rate matching and scrambling techniques for control signaling
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a transmitter, a receiver and methods of operating a transmitter and a receiver. In one embodiment, the...
Method and circuitry for multi-stage amplification
In an amplifier, a first stage receives a differential input voltage, which is formed by first and second input voltages, and outputs a first differential...
Permanent magnet motor with sinusoidal back-EMF waveform and related motor
controller for position sensorless...
A system includes a permanent magnet motor having a rotor and a stator. The rotor and the stator have a configuration that causes the motor to generate a...
Semiconductor package having etched foil capacitor integrated into
A method for fabricating a packaged semiconductor device begins by placing a first mask on a foil of porous conductive material bonded on a strip of a first...
Integrated circuit and method of making
Integrated circuits and methods of fabricating integrated circuits are disclosed herein. One embodiment of an integrated circuit includes a die having a side,...
Testing of non-volatile memory arrays
A method of testing non-volatile memory arrays. A first test stage including at least a first stage read uses a first step size for setting current for BCC...
Scheduler, security context cache, packet processor, and authentication,
An electronic circuit (200) includes one or more programmable control-plane engines (410, 460) operable to process packet header information and form at least...
Master circuits having dynamic priority leads coupled with memory
A system includes multiple master devices and at least one memory refresh scheduler. When a master device needs higher priority for memory access, the master...
Different clock frequencies and stalls for unbalanced pipeline execution
A method includes determining a rate of resource occupancy of a constituent stage of an unbalanced instruction pipeline implemented in a processor through...
Molded power supply system having a thermally insulated component
A molded system (100) has a plurality of components (110, 120, 130) attached to a carrier (101), one of the components being an object (110) of irregular...
Hermetically sealed MEMS device and its fabrication
A hermetic package comprising a substrate (110) having a surface with a MEMS structure (101) of a first height (102), the substrate hermetically sealed to a cap...
Auxiliary as vehicle speed when difference between auxiliary and
propagation above threshold
In the present disclosure, an error in the velocity and position computed from a three dimensional IMU measurement is reduced confined by computing an auxiliary...
Scan-based MCM interconnecting testing
A multi-die chip module (MCM) comprises a first die containing a first test controller and a second die containing a second test controller coupled to the first...
Testing integrated circuit packaging for output short circuit current
An electronic package having multiple pins may be tested in parallel for output short circuit current by simulating a direct short to ground by simultaneously...
System and method of power-saving in MEMS sensor applications
At least some of the embodiments are methods including detecting low user dynamics by a first MEMS sensor, determining a first sensor sampling rate value...
Light emitting diode light bulb and incandescent lamp conversion apparatus
Apparatus and methods separate the functions of light emission, heat dissipation, and power conversion in LED lighting. Doing so may facilitate cost-effective...
Slew rate controlled transistor driver
A gate driver circuit providing a slew-rate controlled gate control signal while minimizing the stretching of the gate control signal relative to the input...
Method, system and computer program product for estimating a level of
In response to a signal failing to exceed an estimated level of noise by more than a predetermined amount for more than a predetermined continuous duration, the...
Method and circuit for transmitting data
Methods and circuits for transmitting data are disclosed. An embodiment of a method includes transmitting a predetermined number of pulses during predetermined...
Long preamble and duty cycle based coexistence mechanism for power line
communication (PLC) networks
Embodiments of methods and systems for supporting coexistence of multiple technologies in a Power Line Communication (PLC) network are disclosed. A long...
Built in self test and method for RF transceiver systems
Integrated circuit transceiver circuitry (2) includes a first resonant circuit (3A) coupled to a narrowband interface (6,7A,7B,21) between a first amplifier...
Subtracting linear impairments for non-linear impairment digital
pre-distortion error signal
Example embodiment of the systems and methods of linear impairment modeling to improve digital pre-distortion adaptation performance includes a DPD module that...
Background DAC calibration for pipeline ADC
A circuit includes a track and hold (T/H) block to track an analog input signal during a track phase and to hold the analog input signal during a hold phase. A...
Method and apparatus for implementing a programmable high resolution ramp
signal in digitally controlled power...
A system and method for controlling a power converter includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and ramp generator for generating a reference current...
Wireless network receiver
A wireless network receiver includes a detection module that uses preamble data in a data frame for signal processing functions and the detection module is...
Negative audio signal voltage protection circuit and method for audio
Self-grounded circuitry (10) includes a signal channel conducting an output voltage (V.sub.OUT1). A charge pump (2) powered by a reference voltage (V.sub.DD)...
Back EMF monitor for motor control
An integrated circuit includes a motor current input voltage-to-current (VI) converter that receives a motor current sensor voltage from a motor and a reference...
Method for limiting battery discharging current in battery charger and
A power supply system includes a rechargeable battery to deliver a supply current to a load and a circuit to limit a discharge current when the rechargeable...
Power supply selector and method for minimizing an inrush current in a
power supply selector
A method for minimizing an inrush current in a power supply selector and a power supply selector system is provided. The power supply selector includes a...
Super junction MOSFET with integrated channel diode
Semiconductor device includes MOSFET having planar cells on an epitaxial semiconductor surface of a first type providing a drain drift region. A first and...
Trench gate trench field plate semi-vertical semi-lateral MOSFET
A semiconductor device has a vertical drain extended MOS transistor with deep trench structures to define a vertical drift region and at least one vertical...
Converter having partially thinned leadframe with stacked chips and
interposer, free of wires and clips
Power supply system (100) comprises vertically sequentially a QFN leadframe (101), a first chip (110) with FET terminals on opposite sides, a flat interposer...
TDO multiplexers series coupling augmentation instruction register with
An architecture for testing a plurality of circuits on an integrated circuit is described. The architecture includes a TAP Linking Module located between test...
IC linking module gating inputs of TAP select and enable
A TAP linking module (21, 51) permits plural TAPs (TAPs 1-4) to be controlled and accessed from a test bus (13) via a single TAP interface (20).
Translating operate state into operate scan paths, A, B, C
Scan architectures are commonly used to test digital circuitry in integrated circuits. The present disclosure describes a method of adapting conventional scan...
Tap, data input, output circuitry coupled to mode select lead
The present disclosure describes using the JTAG Tap's TMS and/or TCK terminals as general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) Manchester coded communication...
Time of flight sensor binning
A time-of-flight sensor device generates and analyzes a high-resolution depth map frame from a high-resolution image to determine a mode of operation for the...
Systems and methods for time optimization for silencing wireless devices
in coexistence networks
Embodiments provide systems and methods to optimize the time when to transmit a silencing frame, and hence, improve the overall network throughput and avoid...
Signaling signed band offset values for sample adaptive offset (SAO)
filtering in video coding
A method for signaling sample adaptive offset (SAO) band offset syntax elements in a video encoder is provided that includes receiving a plurality of band...
Low-complexity two-dimensional (2D) separable transform design with
transpose buffer management
Methods are provided for reducing the size of a transpose buffer used for computation of a two-dimensional (2D) separable transform. Scaling factors and clip...
Externally and internally accessing local NAS data through NSFV3 and 4
A method for secure external access to a collaborative design system is provided that includes establishing a virtual private network (VPN) tunnel between an...