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Narrow gap cladding field enhancement for low power programming of a MRAM
A conductive line for programming a magnetoresistive memory device which includes a metal interconnect region positioned proximate to a magnetoresistive random...
Quantum well infrared photodetector and method for fabricating same
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 selectively communicating in a wireless
communication system based on varying time...
A wireless communication system employs a method and apparatus for selectively communicating in the wireless communication system based on varying time...
Memory-based amplifier load adjust system
A power amplifier load adjust system includes a power amplifier and a variable impedance network coupled to the output of the power amplifier. The variable...
Method and apparatus for controlling communication beams within a cellular
A beam control subsystem (200, FIG. 2) provides acquisition, synchronization, and traffic beams (142, FIG. 1) to communication devices (130) within a footprint...
Data terminal and coding method for increased packet reliability in a
frequency hopping system
A technique is used in a data terminal (110, 160) that encodes and decodes a data packet that is transmitted in a link of a frequency hopping system. During...
System and method of communicating non-standardized addresses over a
standardized carrier network
A non-standardized private computer network (20) uses a tunnel engine (50, 58) to allow a computer (12-16) on one private computer network with non-standard...
Extendible antenna with articulating hinge
An extendible antenna (10) includes an antenna rod (11) attached to a hinge (13) for rotational movement about a transverse axis (15) of the hinge (13). The...
Method for indicating that only a portion of a received message can be
displayed and communication device...
A communication device (100) employs a method and apparatus for indicating to a user of the communication device that only a portion of a received message (120)...
Multilayered tapered transmission line, device and method for making the
A multilayer ceramic device (100) includes a plurality of dielectric layers (104A-G) separated by ground planes (114) and includes a plurality transmission line...
Feedforward notch filter
A feedforward amplifier and notch filter (150) according to the present invention uses a direct coupling of an amplifier stage (158) with the amplifier's load...
Acoustic wave device and process for forming the same
High quality epitaxial layers of piezoelectric material materials can be grown overlying large silicon wafers by first growing an accommodating buffer layer on a...
Integrated circuit having interconnect to a substrate and method therefor
A contact between a source/drain and a gate is made by making a selected portion of the gate dielectric conductive by an implant into that selected portion of...
Self-aligned magnetic clad write line and its method of formation
A self-aligned magnetic clad bit line structure (274) for a magnetic memory element (240a) and its method of formation are disclosed, wherein the self-aligned...
Micropump including ball check valve utilizing ceramic technology and
method of fabrication
A multilayer ceramic micropump including a monolithic ceramic package formed of a plurality of ceramic layers defining therein an integrated first ball check...
Method for removing etch residue resulting from a process for forming a via
Etch residue, resulting from a process used in forming a via, is removed using a process that does not require using a liquid chemical solvent and does not...
Top cover for a mobile radio
Device and method for performing high-speed low overhead context switch
A device and method for performing high speed low overhead context switch, and especially in processors that handle multilevel nested tasks. The device handles...
Tone based speech recognition
A method and apparatus for speech recognition involves classifying (38) a digitized speech segment according to whether the speech segment comprises voiced or...
Method and apparatus for distributing processing load for decoding paging
messages in a radio communication system
A method for receiving a radio communication in a radio communication system (100) shares the downlink processing burden among members of a local group of local...
Methods and apparatus for using ground based processing resources to
support orbiting satellites
A plurality of orbiting satellites (102-112), each comprised of an onboard computer (142). Each of the orbiting satellites and a plurality of ground-based...
Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum allocation
A transceiver device (52 or 10) operates as a source of a data transmission in a communication system (50) capable of dynamically allocating spectrum for...
Method, apparatus and system for mitigating in-band signaling noise
A network element (14) receives a traffic data stream having an embedded in-band signaling pattern. The network element (14) synchronizes to the traffic data...
Call management in a TDMA system through variable packet formatting
A time division multiple access (TDMA) communications system (20) includes a first TDMA platform (22) for transmitting a call (32) over a circuit switched...
Communication device and method for determining the signal quality of
communication resources in a...
A communication device (100) receives a first portion of an information packet via a primary communication resource (102). During a time period otherwise...
Memory tile for use in a tiled memory
A plurality of memory tiles (22) are arranged to form a tiled memory array (12) in an integrated circuit device (400). In accordance with the present invention,...
MRAM architecture and system
A magnetoresistive memory fabricated on a common substrate. The memory including first and second spaced apart magnetoresistive memory arrays each including a...
Semiconductor device having a ball grid array and method therefor
A semiconductor device (50) includes a semiconductor die (52) having electronic circuitry that is connected to a substrate (54). The substrate (54) is used to...
Method for making a semiconductor device by variable chemical mechanical
A semiconductor substrate has features extending above the surface. In one use, these features are gate stacks in which the gate is polysilicon to be replaced by...
Method for forming a dual inlaid copper interconnect structure
A dual inlaid copper interconnect structure uses a plasma enhanced nitride (PEN) bottom capping layer and a silicon rich silicon oxynitride intermediate etch...
Lateral PNP and method of manufacture
A lateral PNP is disclosed in which a substrate of a first conductivity type is used. On top of the substrate a buried region of a second conductivity type is...
Housing for a communication device or similar articles
Portable electronic device with an adaptable user interface
A handheld electronic device comprising, a housing (200) including a first housing portion (202) and a second housing portion (204). The first housing portion...
Method of communication mode change notification
A method of communication mode change notification includes detecting (201), by a communication unit having an identification (ID) within a communications system...
Compression of digital ink
Compression of digital ink is achieved by calculating second order differences between consecutive elements in the digital ink and applying the differences to a...
Background noise contrast reduction for handovers involving a change of
A method and apparatus for smooth transitions of background noise as a mobile communication unit roams from a first communication system having a first speech...
TMR material having a substantially smooth and continuous ultra-thin
A TMR material (10) is provided having a substantially smooth and continuous ultra-thin magnetic layer. The TMR material is provided with a first tunnel barrier...
Natural sampling method and device for RF pulse-width modulation
A device for implementing a method for generating a pulse width modulated signal based upon a natural sampling technique is disclosed. First, a complex baseband...
Seal and method of sealing field emission devices
A method of fabricating a high vacuum device by providing two major, parallel spaced apart glass sides in a substantial vacuum, forming a continuous edge between...
Multi-configurable integral phone support
A charger with a mechanical support is provided for supporting an electronic device having batteries with different form factors. The mechanical support can be...
Communication device having illuminated audio indicator
A radio (100) provides multiple audio modes of operation, such as a cellular and dispatch modes. Illumination devices (108, 110) are located near the radio's...
Method of writing to scalable magnetoresistance random access memory
A method to switch a scalable magnetoresistive memory cell including the steps of providing a magnetoresistive memory device sandwiched between a word line and a...
Low inductance termination for electronic components
An apparatus (100) for reducing inductance in a capacitor having a first terminal (12) and a spaced-apart second terminal (14), includes a first conductive plate...
Dual metal gate transistors for CMOS process
A process for forming a first transistor of a first conductivity type and a second transistor of a second conductivity type in a semiconductor substrate is...
Non-volatile memory with a serial transistor structure with isolated well
and method of operation
A first plurality of memory cells (32, 33) connected in series lies within a first well (47) that is separated and electrically isolated (42) from a second...
Capacitively sensed micromachined component and method of manufacturing
A capacitively sensed micromachined component includes an electrically insulative substrate (120) having a first side (121) and a second side (122) opposite the...
Method of fabricating thermally stable MTJ cell and apparatus
An MTJ cell including an insulator layer of material between magnetic material layers with the insulator layer of material having a greater attraction for a...
Housing for a communication device and similar articles
Interchangeable lens for radiotelephones and similar articles
Method of detecting incorrect sequences of code execution
A method of detecting illegal execution of code sequences includes the steps of: setting an active identifier to a first sequence identifier of a first code...