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US-9,576,804 System and method for mitigating oxide growth in a gate dielectric
Oxide growth of a gate dielectric layer that occurs between processes used in the fabrication of a gate dielectric structure can be reduced. The reduction in...
US-9,576,643 Array power supply-based screening of static random access memory cells for bias temperature instability
A method of screening complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor CMOS integrated circuits, such as integrated circuits including CMOS static random access memory...
US-9,576,621 Read-current and word line delay path tracking for sense amplifier enable timing
A static random-access memory (SRAM) in an integrated circuit with circuitry for timing the enabling of sense amplifiers. The memory includes read/write SRAM...
US-9,576,540 Operating an electrophoretic display with first and second operating formats
Electrophoretic displays (EPDs) and methods for controlling EPDs are disclosed herein. An embodiment of an EPD includes a first operating format, wherein pixels...
US-9,576,333 Data processing system and method thereof
Several systems and methods for data processing are disclosed. In an embodiment, a data processing system includes a host processor, a plurality of slave...
US-9,575,901 Programmable address-based write-through cache control
This invention is a cache system with a memory attribute register having plural entries. Each entry stores a write-through or a write-back indication for a...
US-9,575,619 Data capture design tool for designing and configuring systems with analog front ends
A method of configuring a system includes a selectable analog output device and an analog front end (AFE). The method includes selecting, via a graphical user...
US-9,575,473 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...
US-9,575,014 Material determination by sweeping a range of frequencies
A material-discerning device is arranged to include an antenna, a proximity sensor, a band pass filter and a processor. The antenna radiates a radio-frequency...
US-9,573,801 MEMS electrostatic actuator device for RF varactor applications
A MEMs actuator device and method of forming includes arrays of actuator elements. Each actuator element has a moveable top plate and a bottom plate. The top...
US-9,572,261 Conductive through-polymer vias for capacitative structures integrated with packaged semiconductor chips
An electronic system comprising an electronic body (301) with terminal pads (310) and at least one capacitor embedded in the electronic body. The capacitor...
US-9,571,860 Diagonal scan for parallel coding and decoding of significance map and transform coefficents
A method and apparatus for encoding bit code utilizing context dependency simplification to reduce dependent scans. The method includes retrieving at least one...
US-9,571,250 User equipment (UE) a apparatus for channel state information feedback in a coordinated multi-point...
A method of operating a wireless communication system (FIG. 4) is disclosed. The method includes receiving a plurality of reference signals from a respective...
US-9,571,163 Methods and apparatus for determining nearfield localization using phase and RSSI diversity
Methods and apparatus to determine nearfield localization using phase and received signal strength indication (RSSI) diversity are disclosed. An example method...
US-9,571,104 Programmable body bias power supply
Methods and apparatus permit body biasing to be controlled for transistors of a logic device. By controlling the body biasing, transistor threshold voltages can...
US-9,571,051 Reducing common mode transconductance in instrumentation amplifiers
An instrumentation amplifier (INA) that includes a first amplifier and a second amplifier coupled to the first amplifier. The first amplifier includes a first...
US-9,570,992 Regulated multiple output isolated DC to DC converter
Disclosed examples include multiple output DC to DC converters with a buck converter including a half bridge switching circuit and transformer primary winding...
US-9,570,788 Dielectric waveguide combined with electrical cable
A communication cable includes one or more conductive elements surrounded by a dielectric sheath. The sheath member has a first dielectric constant value. A...
US-9,570,195 On chip characterization of timing parameters for memory ports
A circuit and method for memory characterization. The circuit includes first and second programmable delay lines, address and data registers, an output register...
US-9,569,447 File access method and system thereof
Several systems and methods for accessing files stored in a storage device are disclosed. In an embodiment, the method includes accessing a file allocation...
US-9,568,816 Projector with optical conversion media pumped by low etendue source
A projector system with a single imaging array has a low-etendue light source. The projector system includes a first optical path from the low-etendue light...
US-9,568,565 Vapor cell structure having cavities connected by channels for micro-fabricated atomic clocks, magnetometers,...
A first apparatus includes a vapor cell having first and second cavities fluidly connected by multiple channels. The first cavity is configured to receive a...
US-9,568,537 Apparatus and method for measuring and controlling the internal temperature of a semiconductor device
A method for controlling the temperature of a semiconductor device-under-test (DUT) by forming an apparatus (100) including a feedback loop between a...
US-9,568,509 Devices and methods for detecting USB devices attached to a USB charging port
Methods and devices for detecting USB devices attached to a USB charging port including a USB port having a first data line D+, a second data line D-, and a...
US-9,567,213 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 (101a), the substrate hermetically sealed to a...
US-9,565,689 Near-optimal QoS-based resource allocation for hybrid-medium communication networks
Embodiments of the invention provide a method for performing network resource allocation over hybrid networks so that application QoS requirements are met. The...
US-9,565,001 Guard subcarrier placement in an OFDM symbol used for synchronization
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a transmitter, a receiver and methods of operating a transmitter and a receiver. In one embodiment, the...
US-9,564,859 Chopped operational-amplifier (OP-AMP) system
One example includes an OP-AMP circuit system. The system includes a signal amplification path comprising a signal amplification path comprising a signal...
US-9,564,427 Schottky diodes for replacement metal gate integrated circuits
An integrated circuit and method with a metal gate transistor and with a Schottky diode where the metal used to form the Schottky diode is the metal used to...
US-9,564,410 Semiconductor devices having metal bumps with flange
A semiconductor device having a terminal site (100) including a flat pad (110) of a first metal covered by a layer (130) of dielectric material, the layer over...
US-9,564,170 Flex over suspension fault detection under a write gate for magnetic disk drives
A system and method for Flex Over or On Suspension (FOS) fault detection under a write gate for magnetic disk drives may employ a flex over suspension fault...
US-9,564,105 Programmable level shifter for LCD systems
A programmable level shifter for providing upshifted control signals to an active matrix display based on logic-level control signals received from a timing...
US-9,563,533 Maintaining coherent synchronization between data streams on detection of overflow
Trace data streams are generated for tracing target processor activity. Various trace data streams are synchronized using markers called sync points. The sync...
US-9,562,946 Integrated circuit wafer having plural dies with each die including test circuit receiving expected data and...
Test circuits located on semiconductor die enable a tester to test a plurality of die/ICs in parallel by inputting both stimulus and response patterns to the...
US-9,560,350 Intra/inter mode decision for predictive frame encoding
This invention predicts that intra mode prediction is more effective for the macro blocks where motion estimation in inter mode prediction fails. This failure...
US-9,560,024 Pairwise temporal key creation for secure networks
A system and method for establishing a pairwise temporal key (PTK) between two devices based on a shared master key and using a single message authentication...
US-9,559,828 Multiple CQI feedback for cellular networks
Single user and multiuser MIMO transmission in a cellular network may be performed by a base station (eNB) transmitting either one or two transmission layers. A...
US-9,559,648 Amplifier with reduced idle power loss using single-ended loops
A method of audio signal processing includes receiving a first audio input signal (first input signal) at an input of a first integrating amplifier of a first...
US-9,559,093 Method of forming a semiconductor device having a GaNFET, an overvoltage clamping component, and a voltage...
A method of forming a semiconductor device includes a GaN FET with an overvoltage clamping component electrically coupled to a drain node of the GaN FET and...
US-9,559,025 Scan testable through silicon VIAs
The disclosure describes a novel method and apparatus for testing different types of TSVs in a single die or different types of TSV connections in a stack of...
US-9,558,846 Feedback validation of arbitrary non-volatile memory data
An integrated circuit and method of performing a reliability screen of an electrically programmable non-volatile memory array in the integrated circuit. At a...
US-9,557,992 Processor micro-architecture for compute, save or restore multiple registers, devices, systems, methods and...
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...
US-9,557,936 Protection of memories, datapath and pipeline registers, and other storage elements by distributed delayed...
This invention is data processing apparatus and method. Data is protecting from corruption using an error correction code by generating an error correction code...
US-9,557,355 Detecting power supply sag in an integrated circuit
An integrated circuit is provided with a voltage sag detector (VSD) within the integrated circuit package. The VSD is coupled to a voltage reference and to the...
US-9,557,172 Navigation assistance based on visual codes
Visual codes are scanned to assist navigation. The visual code may be a Quick Response (QR) code that contains information useful to calibrating a variety of...
US-9,554,435 LED drive apparatus, systems and methods
Light flux levels sensed from a color LED array control both current availability to the array and disable/re-enable a current bypass switch to shunt...
US-9,554,101 Shared-path illumination and excitation optics apparatus and systems
A Gaussian-distributed excitation light beam of an excitation spectrum emitted from an excitation light source enters a light pipe and is there converted to a...
US-9,554,057 Wide dynamic range depth imaging
Wide dynamic range depth imaging in a structured light device is provided that improves depth maps for scenes with a wide range of albedo values under varying...
US-9,553,941 Enabling proximity operations with long-range wireless communication interfaces
Systems and methods for enabling proximity operations with long-range wireless communication interfaces are described. In an illustrative, non-limiting...
US-9,553,151 III-nitride device and method having a gate isolating structure
A semiconductor device containing a GaN FET has an isolating gate structure outside the channel area which is operable to block current in the two-dimensional...
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