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US-7,718,482 CD gate bias reduction and differential N+ poly doping for CMOS circuits
A method of fabricating a CMOS integrated circuit includes the steps of providing a substrate having a semiconductor surface, forming a gate dielectric layer on...
US-7,716,673 Tasks distribution in a multi-processor including a translation lookaside buffer shared between processors
A system comprises a first processor, a second processor coupled to the first processor, an operating system that executes exclusively only on the first...
US-7,716,388 Command re-ordering in hub interface unit based on priority
Command reordering in the hub interface unit (HIU) of Enhanced Direct Memory Access (EDMA) functions is described. Without command reordering in the EDMA,...
US-7,716,034 Multi-port trace data handling
A method of trace data compression receives trace data on a first port and a second port stores a prior data value. If trace data is received on only one port,...
US-7,715,798 Multiplying symbol streams by rectangular matrix of (P/M).times.1 vectors
Closed loop multiple-antenna wireless communications system with antenna weights determined by maximizing a composite channel signal-to-interference-plus-noise...
US-7,715,575 Room impulse response
Audio loudspeaker and headphone virtualizers and methods use room impulse responses with modified individual head-related transfer functions prior to...
US-7,715,573 Audio bandwidth expansion
Bandwidth expansion for audio signals by frequency band translations plus adaptive gains to create higher frequencies; use of a common channel for both stereo...
US-7,715,490 Spectral emission shaping sigma delta modulator for wireless applications
A novel sigma delta amplitude modulator having a noise transfer function adapted to shift quantization noise outside at least one frequency band of interest. In...
US-7,715,136 Hard disk drive preamplifier with reduced pin count
A disk drive controller including a preamplifier and a controller is disclosed, in which communications between the controller and the preamplifier are carried...
US-7,714,827 Integrated circuit for scan driving
An integrated circuit is provided for scan driving that can significantly reduce the chip size. In first region AODD, odd-numbered output pads OUT1, OUT3, . . ....
US-7,714,665 Harmonic characterization and correction of device mismatch
An apparatus and method fore harmonic characterization and ratio correction of device mismatch between coarse and fine varactor tuning devices within a segmented...
US-7,714,642 Integrated virtual voltage circuit
The present invention provides an integrated virtual voltage circuit for use with a sub-circuit. In one embodiment, the integrated virtual voltage circuit...
US-7,714,552 LDO with large dynamic range of load current and low power consumption
An electronic device has an LDO regulator for varying loads. The LDO regulator includes a primary supply node coupled to a primary voltage supply. An output node...
US-7,714,369 Semiconductor chip having a photodiode
A semiconductor chip that has a photodiode formed on it, a semiconductor device including the semiconductor chip, and manufacturing methods thereof. A second...
US-7,713,825 LDMOS transistor double diffused region formation process
Exemplary embodiments provide manufacturing methods for forming a doped region in a semiconductor. Specifically, the doped region can be formed by multiple ion...
US-7,712,098 Data transfer controlled by task attributes
A digital system and method of operation is provided in which several processors (440, 450) are connected to a shared memory resource (460). Translation...
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...
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