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Method of forming a nano-supported catalyst on a substrate for nanotube
Methods of forming a nano-supported catalyst on a substrate and at least one carbon nanotube on the substrate are comprised of configuring a substrate with an...
Housing for communications devices or similar articles
Communication device accessory
Device and a method for performing stack operations in a processing system
A method and a device for performing stack operations within a processing system. A first and second stack pointers point to a top of a stack and to a memory...
Digitized automatic gain control system and methods for a controlled gain
An automatic gain control (AGC) system (100) for a controlled gain receiver (1101) includes a magnitude generator (160) and a gain corrector (170). The magnitude...
Configurable multi-protocol vehicle communication circuit and method
A communication circuit places two communication terminals in high-impedance states, senses voltages at the two communication terminals, and determines a...
Magnetoresistance random access memory
A magnetoresistive tunneling junction memory cell comprises a magnetoresistive tunneling barrier (16), a bit magnetic region (15), a reference magnetic region...
Coaxial transmission lines having grounding troughs on a printed circuit
A method of forming a coaxial transmission line on a high density PCB. A metal layer (102) on the PCB (104) forms the bottom part of the shield, and is covered...
Broad band impedance matching device with reduced line width
A stripline integrated circuit apparatus comprising a first ground plane, a stripline section positioned on the first ground plane, the stripline section...
A monolithically integrable spiral balun comprises a substrate having first, second, third, and fourth transmission lines formed thereon. The first transmission...
Battery with embedded power management
This invention includes a power management method and apparatus for portable electronic devices, like cellular phones for example, to which accessories may be...
Method for determining power supply compatibility in a portable device
A power supply that is compatible with a portable electric or electronic device is provided with a current sensing circuit. When the current exceeds a threshold...
Method of forming a pattern on a semiconductor wafer using an attenuated
phase shifting reflective mask
A desirable pattern is formed in a photoresist layer that overlies a semiconductor wafer using an attenuating phase shift reflective mask. This mask is formed by...
Adaptive equalizer for variable length sound tubes utilizing an electrical
In a device having a sound tube and a receiver, a test signal is generated to apply to the receiver. An electrical impedance of the receiver is measured, and a...
Battery only charger
Method for generating transition delay fault test patterns
A method of generating transition delay fault test patterns creates first and second circuit models of a received circuit model. The second circuit model is a...
Method of optimizing traffic content
A method of optimizing traffic content includes providing a traffic flow algorithm (220) coupled to receive a set of solicited navigation route data (210) and a...
Communications system for providing multiple services and hold capability
of at least one service, and method...
A communications system infrastructure (100), such as an integrated services radio system, is provided with a hold processor (126). The hold processor is...
Power control in spread spectrum communications systems
A method for power control in spread spectrum communication systems includes a first step of providing multiplexed registers coupled to a control circuit and...
Dual-band internal antenna for dual-band communication device
A dual band internal antenna for a mobile wireless communication device, having a generally planar radiating element (100) with a high and low band portions, and...
Frequency selective distributed amplifier
A frequency selective differential amplifier (400) consistent with certain embodiments of the invention has a plurality of N amplifier stages (401, 402, 403...
Measurement chuck having piezoelectric elements and method
A metrology and probe chuck (100) holds a flat object (150), such as a semiconductor wafer (150) at the backside (152). The chuck has, supported on a base plate...
System and method for regulating a power system with feedback using current
A system (10) regulates current and voltage in a power system by using a correction signal that is modified to compensate for errors associated with...
Semiconductor device exhibiting enhanced pattern recognition when
illuminated in a machine vision system
A bumped semiconductor device (10) exhibiting enhanced pattern recognition when illuminated in a machine vision system. The semiconductor device has a...
Micro-electro mechanical system
The organic MEMS according to the present invention comprises a polymeric substrate comprising a substrate surface including a first region and a second region....
Method for manufacturing a lithographic reticle for transferring an
integrated circuit design to a...
A lithographic reticle with subresolution features in the design-pattern is used to control critical dimensions in a semiconductor manufacturing process. After...
Wafer coating and singulation method
A method for providing an underfill material on an integrated circuit chip at the wafer level. The wafer (10) typically contains one or more integrated circuit...
Low pressure laminated ceramic devices and method
An intermediate low-pressure laminated ceramic device is formed from a plurality of layers of unfired ceramic material each including ceramic particles in an...
Apparatus and a method for providing decoded information
An apparatus and a method for providing decoded information, the apparatus comprising: a memory module for storing encoded information; a decoder, coupled to the...
Current sensing circuit and ADSL interface circuit
A current sensing circuit (50) for use in an ADSL interface circuit senses an input current (IL) flowing through a resistor (R1) and provides an image output...
Method and device for multi-user frequency-domain channel estimation based
on gradient optimization techniques
The invention is a method of estimating the time and frequency response of at least one desired signal received by at least one antenna, based on Gradient...
Methods for implementing a talkgroup call in a multicast IP network
Systems and methods for implementing dispatch calls using IP multicasting protocols are disclosed. The methods include utilizing a payload multicast group...
Communication apparatus and method of format adaptation therefor
This invention relates to a communication apparatus (203) and method of format adaptation particularly suited for a CDMA cellular communication system. A...
Data storage system utilizing a non-volatile IC based memory for reduction
of data retrieval time
A data storage system utilizing a non-volatile IC based storage media to reduce data retrieval time. The data storage system includes a non-volatile, non IC...
Apparatus for power-on disable in a multiple power supply system and a
A module for controlling an output signal in a system including first and second power supply signals. The module includes a comparator coupled to receive the...
Method and apparatus for automatic viewing angle adjustment for liquid
An apparatus (10) for automatically adjusting the viewing angle of a liquid crystal display (LCD) (12) is provided. The apparatus (10) includes a controller...
Scalable, reconfigurable GPS receiver
A GPS receiver (26) for processing GPS satellite signals and adapted for connection to a client device (24). The receiver (26) includes a down converter (44), a...
Power amplifier array with same type predistortion amplifier
A power amplifier circuit (30, 60) improves the linearity of an amplified output signal. The power amplifier circuit (30, 60) includes an input (33, 63) for...
Integrated circuit having an FM demodulator and method therefor
A digital FM demodulator employs a baseband phase lock loop (BBPLL), which is particularly effective for long range reception, for combining and demodulating a...
Sensing of seat occupant weight by cushion deformation
An apparatus (100) for sensing presence and weight of a vehicle occupant includes a first conductor (120) that is electrically coupled to an oscillating circuit...
Method and apparatus for fuel cell protection
A fuel cell system is protected by monitoring at least one fuel cell parameter, comparing the parameter to a preset level, and disconnecting or reconnecting a...
Semiconductor power device and method of formation
In accordance with one embodiment, a stress buffer (40) is formed between a power metal structure (90) and passivation layer (30). The stress buffer (40) reduces...
Structure for fabricating high electron mobility transistors utilizing the
formation of complaint substrates
High quality epitaxial layers of monocrystalline materials can be grown overlying monocrystalline substrates such as large silicon wafers by forming a compliant...
Method and apparatus for making an integrated circuit using polarization
properties of light
A method and apparatus for making an integrated circuit takes advantage of both polarized and phase shifted light in order to achieve a fine feature. The feature...
Method for improving uniformity of emission current of a field emission
A method for improving uniformity of emission current of a field emission display (100) includes the step of providing a first carbon nanotube (119) and a second...
Speaker port for communications devices or similar articles
Portable communication device
Wireless electromyography sensor and system
A wireless biopotential sensor includes an adhesive strip having a lower surface for placement against the skin of a patient and an upper surface. A pair of...
Method and apparatus for spanning operation of a cellular telephone
The apparatus and method of the present invention provides a system for spanning operation of a mobile station (110) between a public cellular system (100) for...
Packet routing to a mobile station
A method of routing to a mobile station in a packet switched network arrangement. The method includes forming an initial packet switching route to a mobile...