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US-7,711,949 Apparatus and method for frustrating unwanted access to data with a host device
An apparatus for frustrating unwanted access to data stored with a host device includes: (a) A data disrupting unit coupled with the host device for disrupting...
US-7,711,888 Systems and methods for improving data transfer between devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting a first device on a first bus issuing a read request for an amount of data to a second device on a second bus....
US-7,711,034 Code division multiple access wireless system with closed loop mode using ninety degree phase rotation and...
A wireless communication system (10). The system comprises a user station (12). The user station comprises despreading circuitry (22) for receiving and...
US-7,711,017 Apparatus and method for producing light using laser emission
An apparatus is provided that includes a laser that produces light at a first wavelength, an optical element that converts the light at the first wavelength...
US-7,710,969 Rapid I/O traffic system
High speed networking systems such as PCI-Express and Serial Rapid I/O are based on the exchange of packets across switched networks of high speed serial links....
US-7,710,856 Methods and systems for implementing a pseudo-noise signaling mechanism in wireless communication
In at least some embodiments, a system may comprise one or more devices configurable to communicate according to a first protocol that implements a first data...
US-7,710,763 SRAM cell using separate read and write circuitry
An SRAM device that includes an array of SRAM cells arranged in rows and columns. The SRAM device also includes a word line associated with at least one row, the...
US-7,710,748 AC/DC converter comprising plural converters in cascade
The present invention relates to an AC/DC converter (1) of the type having an AC/DC conversion stage (2) and a DC/DC conversion stage (3), the AC/DC conversion...
US-7,710,635 System and method for hinge memory mitigation
System and method for reducing failures due to hinge memory in a microdisplay display system. A preferred embodiment includes setting the state of each...
US-7,710,350 Method and apparatus for display
According to one embodiment, a method for providing position feedback for a device includes providing a photointerrupter having a light-emitting diode, a...
US-7,710,296 N-bin arithmetic coding for context adaptive binary arithmetic coding
A method of context adaptive binary arithmetic coding and decoding groups a plurality N binary symbols in corresponding syntax elements and divides a range into...
US-7,710,190 Apparatus and method for compensating change in a temperature associated with a host device
An apparatus for compensating temperature changes in a temperature associated with a compensated device includes: (a) An input circuit having a first input locus...
US-7,710,089 Automatic configuration for linear mode of switching power supply
A method and apparatus for a Regulator that automatically configures to work in either SMPS mode or linear mode are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method...
US-7,709,349 Semiconductor device manufactured using a gate silicidation involving a disposable chemical/mechanical...
In one aspect, there is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device that comprises placing a blocking layer, a CMP stop layer and a bulk oxide...
US-7,709,329 High-voltage variable breakdown voltage (BV) diode for electrostatic discharge (ESD) applications
Formation of an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection device having a desired breakdown voltage (BV) is disclosed. The breakdown voltage (BV) of the device...
US-7,709,301 Integrated circuit having efficiently packed decoupling capacitors
An integrated circuit includes a substrate having a semiconducting surface (605) and a plurality of standard cells arranged in a plurality of rows including at...
US-7,707,069 Supply of digital audio and video products
A server for a merchant computer system, the server comprising: a file store for storing a range of audio/video products in respective product files; a dialogue...
US-7,706,755 Digital, down-converted RF residual leakage signal mitigating RF residual leakage
The present invention provides an RF transmission leakage mitigator for use with a full-duplex, wireless transceiver. In one embodiment, the RF transmission...
US-7,706,151 Method and apparatus for multi-phase power conversion
A system and method for power conversion synchronizes multiple phases at a desired phase angle difference. The power conversion involves variable frequency...
US-7,705,741 Detection of a broken wire between power sourcing equipment and a powered device
A system and method for detecting a broken wire in a communication cable coupling a powered device to power sourcing equipment. Powered Devices (PDs) may be...
US-7,705,689 Synchronously stackable double-edge modulated pulse width modulation generators
Synchronously stackable double-edge modulated pulse width modulation generators are disclosed. An example pulse width modulation generator includes a ramp...
US-7,705,673 Over-current sensing during narrow gate drive operation of class D output stages
Two transistors of a class D output stage are driven by complementary, variable duty cycle signals PWM+ and PWM-. When the pulse width of the PWM+ signal becomes...
US-7,705,581 Electronic device and method for on chip jitter measurement
The present invention relates to an integrated electronic device for digital signal processing, which includes a reference clock input for receiving a reference...
US-7,705,517 Ultrasound transmitter
A system and method for providing a high voltage ultrasonic drive signal from an ultrasound transmitter are disclosed herein. An ultrasound transmitter includes...
US-7,705,379 Field effect transistor and solid state image pickup device
A solid-state image pickup device improves the linearity of signal S.sub.1 and increases the saturation level in a solid-state image pickup device with an...
US-7,704,883 Annealing to improve edge roughness in semiconductor technology
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method comprises depositing a material layer on a semiconductor substrate and patterning the material...
US-7,704,871 Integration of thin film resistors having different TCRs into single die
An integrated circuit structure including multiple thin film resistors having different sheet resistances and TCRs includes a first oxide layer (2) formed on a...
US-7,704,813 Reliable high-voltage junction field effect transistor and method of manufacturing therefor
The present invention provides a high-voltage junction field effect transistor (JFET), a method of manufacture and an integrated circuit including the same. One...
US-7,704,811 Sub-lithographics opening for back contact or back gate
A low resistance buried back contact for SOI devices. A trench is etched in an insulating layer at minimum lithographic dimension, and sidewalls are deposited in...
US-7,702,721 Method and apparatus for providing music information for a wireless audio player
A method and apparatus for providing music information for a wireless CD player is disclosed. The CD player may transmit a substantially unique CD tag to a music...
US-7,702,708 Frequency/delay synthesizer architecture
An apparatus employing control words to present a synthesized output signal having an output frequency and a delay with respect to an input signal includes: (a)...
US-7,702,498 Emulation pause and reset tracing of multiple sync points pointing to different addresses
A method of tracing data processor activity includes trace data markers indicating initiation and termination of at least one trace function at a specified...
US-7,701,997 Fast hopping frequency synthesizer using an all digital phased locked loop (ADPLL)
A novel and useful fast hopping frequency synthesizer and transmitter associated therewith. The frequency synthesizer and transmitter incorporates a digitally...
US-7,701,964 Distributed device identifier numbering and total device counting algorithm with smart time division...
A distributed method and apparatus for assigning a unique identifier number to devices connected in a sequential fashion and determining a total device count is...
US-7,701,916 Space time transmit diversity for TDD with cyclic prefix midamble
A circuit is designed with a matched filter circuit including a plurality of fingers (700, 702, 704) coupled to receive a data symbol. Each finger corresponds to...
US-7,701,730 Method and apparatus for power converters having phases spaced at desired phase angles
A system and method for power conversion synchronizes multiple phases at a desired phase angle difference. The power conversion involves variable frequency...
US-7,701,519 Display system and signal processing using diamond-shaped DMDs
An imaging system 10 includes an image source providing an image having a resolution of X by Y pixels. The system also includes a digital mirror device 16 that...
US-7,701,293 Amplifier symmetric supply regulation
A power converter receiving a single-sided supply which is ground-terminated and providing a regulated positive supply and a regulated negative supply that is...
US-7,701,249 IC output signal path with switch, bus holder, and buffer
An electronic integrated circuit includes a signal path connected between the functional logic (15) thereof and an external output terminal. The signal path...
US-7,701,194 Methods and system for detecting DC output levels in an audio system
A system for detecting a direct current (DC) component of a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal includes a modulator configured to provide at least one PWM signal...
US-7,701,152 Method and circuit for controlling operation of a light-emitting diode
A light-emitting diode control circuit is provided, that includes: a duration selection circuit for selecting one of a first duration value, a second duration...
US-7,701,073 Locking feature and method for manufacturing transfer molded IC packages
The invention discloses integrated circuits (ICs), molded IC packages, and to leadframe arrays, package arrays and methods for their manufacture. Leadframe...
US-7,701,071 Method for fabricating flip-attached and underfilled semiconductor devices
A semiconductor device (1700), which comprises a workpiece (1201) with an outline (1711) and a plurality of contact pads (1205) and further an external part...
US-7,700,481 Method for reliably removing excess metal during metal silicide formation
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. The method comprises forming a metal layer on a silicon-containing layer located on a semiconductor substrate....
US-7,700,467 Methodology of implementing ultra high temperature (UHT) anneal in fabricating devices that contain sige
Exemplary embodiments provide methods for implementing an ultra-high temperature (UHT) anneal on silicon germanium (SiGe) semiconductor materials by...
US-7,698,616 MIMO Hybrid-ARQ using basis hopping
A Hybrid Automatic Retransmission Request (H-ARQ) technique is provided for Multi-Input Multi-Output (MIMO) systems. The technique changes the basis (V) upon...
US-7,698,614 Serial I/O using JTAG TCK and TMS signals
The present disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus of using the JTAG TAP's TMS and TCK terminals as a general purpose serial Input/Output (I/O) bus....
US-7,698,612 Direct scan access JTAG
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...
US-7,698,544 Automatic halting of a processor in debug mode due to reset
Disclosed herein is a system and method of operating a processor before and after a reset has been asserted. Prior to a reset being asserted the processor...
US-7,697,612 Image preprocessing with selective lowpass filtering from motion compensation
Preprocessing for motion-compensated video encoding such as MPEG includes lowpass filtering, temporal (310) and/or spatial (312), locally per pixel in response...
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