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Method and apparatus for cooperative diversity
The wireless communication system (100) uses a method of improving diversity gain by utilizing a first network (10) operating with a first protocol and at least...
Circuitry for converting a sampled digital signal to a naturally sampled
digital signal and method therefor
Embodiments of the present invention deal generally with circuitry and methods for converting a sampled digital signal (32) to a naturally sampled digital signal...
Reassembly unit and a method thereof
A reassembly unit comprising of a reassembly buffer and a control unit and a detector. The reassembly unit monitors an amount of data AMD stored in the...
Method and apparatus for transmitting data in a packet data communication
A wireless communication system transmits data over a first link from a first mobile station (MS) to an infrastructure at a first speaker link power level, and...
Broad band impedance matching device with coupled transmission lines
A broadband impedance matching integrated circuit apparatus comprising an alternating current ground plane, a direct current ground plane positioned proximate to...
Multi-frequency slot antenna apparatus
A multi-frequency antenna apparatus includes an open-ended slot antenna (20) operable at high frequencies, cascaded in series with a antenna element (22)...
Apparatus and method for digital control systems
An apparatus and method for controlling an output (50) of a digital system (10) comprising, for example, an output of a power amplifier (24) to minimise or...
Loop filter and amplifier for improved phase margin and decreased phase
noise with VCOs
A loop filter and amplifier (206) is configured to generate a control voltage (V.sub.C) by applying low gain to a correction voltage (V.sub.P) in response to an...
Multi-layer integrated circuit structure with reduced magnetic coupling
A method of utilizing passive circuit components in an integrated circuit comprising the steps of providing a plurality of integrated capacitive elements and a...
Method of handling a silicon wafer
A recycling procedure for 300 mm nitride dummy wafers which have a stabilization layer of silicon dioxide is provided. The recycling procedure is essentially...
Wafer carrier transport system for tool bays
A processing tool bay within a semiconductor fabrication site, including a plurality of semiconductor processing tools for processing wafers being arranged in...
Joint range reject automatic repeat request protocol
ARQ protocol useful for transferring delay-sensitive data blocks between sending and receiving devices (102, 104) over an error-prone communication link (116)....
Method of making logic devices
A method of testing a logic device that includes the steps of identifying a first test vector corresponding to a test failure resulting from testing of the logic...
Method and system for information signal coding using combinatorial and
The invention provides a method of coding an information signal. An information signal is represented by a sequence of pulses. A plurality of pulse parameters...
Method of arbitrating speakerphone operation in a portable communication
device for eliminating false...
A speakerphone arbitration method is used to eliminate the effects of echo in imperfect telephone circuits. The method assumes that speech energy received at the...
Method for performing rapid handoffs in a wireless communication system
using virtual connections
A method for efficiently and rapidly handing off a subscriber link from a first satellite (14) to a second satellite (12) in a satellite communications system...
Method and system for providing integrated services in a mobile radio
A radio communication system (10) that includes a method and call processor (18) for integrating multiple services. The call processor (18) provides a ...
System and method for efficiently encoding an image by prioritizing groups
of spatially correlated coefficients...
An encoder (300) selects (702, 1302, 1304, 1306, 1308) one or more subsets of spatially or temporally correlated transformed data coefficients, on the basis of...
Method and apparatus for maximal-ratio combining of received frame data
A method and apparatus for maximal-ratio combining of received frame data is provided. This technique increases the reliability of a communication network that...
Methods and communications terminals for increasing capacity CDMA
A method in a code division multiple access communication system having network infrastructure and a plurality of mobile terminals, including transmitting (210)...
Automatically scrolling handwritten input user interface for personal
digital assistants and the like
A handheld device 100 such as a personal digital assistant (PDA) or the like, a handwritten input user interface (HIUI), a method of interfacing handwritten text...
Oscillator frequency correction in GPS signal acquisition
A method (50) for correcting oscillator frequency error in GPS signal acquisition includes a first step (52) of receiving at least one broadcasted GPS signal. A...
Method and apparatus for error compensation in a hybrid matrix
A base station subsystem includes at least one transmit branch having a forward path that includes a signal processing unit coupled at an input to an input...
This invention includes an electrically-conductive contact, preferably for use in battery chargers. The contact is manufactured from a springy metal material,...
Conductive e-field occupant sensing
An apparatus (100) for sensing size and location of a vehicle occupant includes a conductor (110) that is electrically coupled to a voltage signal generator...
Integrated circuit including field effect transistor and method of
An integrated circuit (100, 200, 300, 400) that includes a field effect transistor (102, 202, 302, 402) is fabricated by forming an organic semiconductor channel...
Latch assembly for portable electronic device
A latching assembly for a battery door of a portable electronic device includes a latch body that is retained on either the battery door or the housing of the...
Direct methanol fuel cell including a water management system and method of
A fuel cell device and method of forming the fuel cell device including a base portion, formed of a singular body, and having a major surface. At least one fuel...
Viewing screen for a display device and method for the fabrication thereof
A method for fabricating viewing screen (100) includes the steps of: adding to a black surround paste a ductile metal paste, adding to the black surround paste...
Digital camera accessory
Remote speaker microphone
Mobile control head
Housing for communications devices or similar articles
Housing for communications devices or similar articles
Multi channel filtering device and method
A filter comprising of an internal memory for storing data and coefficients; an address generation unit, for generating memory addresses; a multiply and...
Self configuring multiple element portable electronic device
A self configuring multiple element portable electronic device (100) and method is provided. The device comprises at least a first electronic element (104) and a...
Enhanced companion digital organizer for a cellular phone device
An enhanced "Camel-back" or "Companion" Digital Organizer (CDO) is described that is designed to interface to a cellular telephone. The CDO is preferably...
Radio receiver having a dynamic bandwidth filter and method therefor
A radio receiver (100) has an IF (intermediate frequency) filter (200) for dynamically adjusting its intermediate frequency. The filter (200) includes a filter...
Synchronization lock detector and method
A frame timing lock detector circuits and a methods of frame timing lock detection for a digital communications system. A known data sequence is extracted from a...
Reduced power consumption multiplexer using self-decoding power down logic
A multiplexer output cell (FIG. 1, 15) controls the operation of multiplexer input cells (100, 105) in a multistage multiplexer according to the value of a...
Radio with burst event execution apparatus and method therefore
A radio (10) with a burst event execution and time synchronization apparatus (16) executes instructions during and after performing time synchronization between...
Memory having write current ramp rate control
A magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) has separate read and write paths. Switchable current mirrors, each having multiple series-connected stages,...
Front illuminator for a liquid crystal display and method of making same
A front illumination device for illuminating a reflective liquid crystal display cell (42) having a light source (12), a light guide (20), and a light coupling...
Sensor-driven adaptive counterpoise antenna system
An adaptive antenna system having a counterpoise conductor contained within a housing of a communication device and located distally from such surfaces of the...
System and method for monitoring tire location on a vehicle
A system and method for monitoring the location of each of a plurality of tires that are selectively and rotatably attached to a vehicle. A plurality of monitors...
Multiphase voltage controlled oscillator
A multiphase voltage controlled oscillator (e.g., a quadrature VCO) 100, which includes multiple voltage controllable transconductance phase drivers 102, 104,...
Feedforward signal generation for combined amplifiers
A feedforward amplifier circuit (30) compensates for distortion introduced into an amplified input carrier signal (34) by amplifying and feedforwarding a...
Voltage variable capacitor with improved C-V linearity
An electronic control circuit for a voltage variable capacitor, the electronic control circuit comprising a plurality of voltage variable capacitors, a plurality...
Method for forming a semiconductor device for detecting light
A method of forming a resonant cavity device useful for optoelectronic applications is disclosed. A monocrystalline top semiconductor substrate is wafer bonded...