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Digital camera and method
Deblurring of digital camera images by estimating the blur function from an image extracted from a video sequence taken about the time of an image capture. The...
Uplink noise cancellation
A system comprising audio logic adapted to convert captured sound into an audio signal. The system also comprises transmission logic which causes noise to be...
Random access preamble detection for long term evolution wireless networks
This invention is a method for preamble detection with estimation of UE timing advance (TA) and channel quality information (CQI) which uses a sliding window to...
Structure and method for screening SRAMS
An integrated circuit containing an SRAM that provides a switch to decouple the SRAM wordline voltage from the SRAM array voltage during screening and that also...
Local sensing and feedback for an SRAM array
An integrated circuit having an SRAM array includes SRAM cells arranged in rows and columns, and a global read circuit connected to globally read SRAM cells...
Static random access memory device having bit line voltage control for
retain till accessed mode and method of...
A static random-access memory (SRAM) and a method of controlling bit line voltage. In one embodiment, the SRAM includes: (1) an array of SRAM cells organized in...
Activity-based system and method for reducing gain imbalance in a bayer
pattern and digital camera employing...
An activity-based system for, and method of, reducing Gr-Gb gain imbalance and a digital camera incorporating the system or the method. In one embodiment, the...
Proximity-based system and method for reducing gain imbalance in a bayer
pattern and digital camera employing...
A proximity-based system for, and method of, reducing Gr-Gb gain imbalance and a digital camera incorporating the system or the method. In one embodiment, the...
System and method for gamut mapping of out-of-gamut signals
A system and method for gamut mapping out-of-gamut signals. A method includes adjusting each color in a color signal, determining a maximum color value of the...
AC clamp circuit for video applications
This invention is a clamp circuit for a video input. The clamp circuit includes: a coupling capacitor; a differential amplifier comparing a video input to...
Method for integration of replacement gate in CMOS flow
Semiconductor devices and fabrication methods are provided, in which metal transistor replacement gates are provided for CMOS transistors. The process provides...
Method and system for providing security to processors
There are various methods of securing programs and data on a processor. The external address enable pin of the processor is sampled upon a power-on or reset to...
RF transmission leakage mitigator, method of mitigating an RF transmission
leakage and CDMA transceiver...
The present invention provides an RF transmission leakage mitigator for use with a full-duplex, wireless transceiver. In one embodiment, the RF transmission...
Asymmetric ESD protection for FM transmitter
Various apparatuses and methods for protecting a transmitter from electrostatic discharge are disclosed herein. For example, some embodiments provide an...
A system comprising an imaging device adapted to capture images of a target object at multiple angles. The system also comprises storage coupled to the imaging...
Systems and methods for low-complexity max-log MIMO detection
Embodiments provide novel systems and methods for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) Max-Log detection. These systems and methods enable near-optimal...
Producing STTD diversity signal from rake combined level 3 message
A circuit is designed with a measurement circuit (746) coupled to receive an input signal from at least one of a first antenna and a second antenna of a...
Sharing logic circuitry for a maximum likelihood MIMO decoder and a
A receiver system for receiving and decoding modulated communications signals in a multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) environment, where the signals are...
Allocation of block spreading sequences
A transmission of information from a secondary to a primary node occurs in a plurality of N logical time durations. The transmission from the secondary to...
Hardware queue management with distributed linking information
A network element including a processor with logic for managing packet queues by way of packet descriptor index values that are mapped to addresses in the...
Allocation and logical to physical mapping of scheduling request indicator
channel in wireless networks
A method for allocating resources for a scheduling request indicator (SRI) is disclosed. An SRI cycle period for use by user equipment (UE) within a cell is...
Method and system for reducing speckle by vibrating a line generating
Provided is a method and system for reducing speckle in an image produced from a light source. The method, in one embodiment, includes providing a line...
Stabilizer for MEMS devices having deformable elements
A stabilizer mechanism is coupled to a deformable element of a microelectromechanical device for reducing unwanted deformation of the deformable element by...
Circuit for aligning input signals
A circuit for aligning input signals includes a clock generating circuit (CGC) responsive to first signal and second signal to generate a clock signal. A first...
Single pin multi-VID bit interface circuit for dynamic voltage change of a
A controller for a DC/DC converter is provided. The controller comprises an error circuit, control logic, a high side driver, a low side driver, and an...
Delamination resistant packaged die having support and shaped die having
protruding lip on support
A packaged electronic device includes a thickness shaped IC die including a top portion, top surface, active circuitry, bottom portion and bottom surface. A...
Stress buffer layer for ferroelectric random access memory
An F-RAM package having a semiconductor die containing F-RAM circuitry, a mold compound, and a stress buffer layer that is at least partially located between...
Recessed STI for wide transistors
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device having shallow trench isolation includes steps of forming a hard mask layer on the substrate surface, etching a...
Formation of metal gate electrode using rare earth alloy incorporated into
mid gap metal
Semiconductor devices and fabrication methods are provided, in which metal transistor gates are provided for MOS transistors. A rare earth-rare earth alloy...
Power control with space time transmit diversity
A circuit is designed with a measurement circuit (432). The measurement circuit is coupled to receive a first input signal (903) from a first antenna (128) of a...
Merging sub-resolution assist features of a photolithographic mask
Merging sub-resolution assist features includes receiving a mask pattern that includes the sub-resolution assist features. A first sub-resolution assist feature...
TAP interface outputs connected to TAP interface inputs
An IC includes an IEEE 1149.1 standard test access port (TAP) interface and an additional Off-Chip TAP interface. The Off-Chip TAP interface connects to the TAP...
Testing IC functional and test circuitry having separate input/output pads
Special test circuitry in an IC for wafer level testing selectively connects the specialized test circuitry to the functional circuitry during wafer test....
Comparing supplied and sampled link ID bits on TMS lead
An identification (ID) process comprises in each of a plurality of bit times, a debug test system asserting a control signal at a predefined state to a...
Processor micro-architecture for compute, save or restore multiple
registers and responsive to first...
An electronic circuit (4000) includes a bias value generator circuit (3900) operable to supply a varying bias value in a programmable range, and an instruction...
Electronic power management system
An electronic power management system comprising plural processors operable in different security and context-related modes and having respective supply voltage...
RF feedback engine coupled to receiver low noise amplifier
Methods and apparatus to perform radio frequency (RF) analog-to-digital conversion are described. According to one example, a receiver includes an amplifier to...
Adaptive complex gain predistorter for a transmitter
Symbols are transmitted in a Cartesian transmitter by pre-distorting an input signal X having in-phase and quadrature components using a first compensation...
Noise variance estimation
A method and system for estimating noise variance. A method for noise variance estimation comprises receiving a first multi-sample symbol and receiving a second...
Large-dynamic-range lookup table for a transmitter predistorter and system
and method employing the same
A predistorters for use with a nonlinear element and methods of predistorting for a nonlinear element for use in a 3G, e.g., WCDMA transmitter. In one...
Primary, secondary, and tertiary codes synchronizing slots in a frame
A method of processing data comprises the receiving a frame of data having a predetermined number of time slots (502,504,506). Each time slot comprises a...
Mapping schemes for secondary synchronization signal scrambling
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a transmitter, a receiver and methods of operating a transmitter and a receiver. In one embodiment, the...
Interleaver for transmit diversity
The present invention exploits the benefits obtainable from using transmit diversity by designing the size of the interleaver matrix to avoid the case where...
System and method for sidelobe suppression in communications systems
A system and method for sidelobe suppression in OFDM communications systems is provided. A method for transmitting an information symbol having a plurality of...
Systems and methods for off-time control in a voltage converter
Various embodiments of the present invention provide voltage converters and methods for using such. As one example, a voltage converter is disclosed that...
Lens array element and method
According to one embodiment of the present invention a method for directing light onto a digital micromirror device is disclosed that includes the steps of...
System and method for displaying images
System and method for simultaneous display of multiple images using a single light modulator array. A preferred embodiment comprises a light source that...
Solid state image pickup device
This invention improves linearity of a solid-state image pickup device beyond that of the prior art source follower to improve image quality. The image pickup...
Synchronous clock multiplexing and output-enable
A synchronous circuit for clock multiplexing and output-enable is implemented using a pair of logic gates and an output block. Select signals and enable signals...
Low dropout regulator testing system and device
A device for testing low dropout (LDO) regulator is disclosed. In one embodiment, a device for testing LDO regulators includes an absolute value measurement...