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Multiple frequency allocation radio frequency device and method
A method of the present invention includes the steps of identifying (801) a first frequency allocation and a second frequency allocation and programming a radio...
Method and apparatus for motion activated control of an electronic device
A method and apparatus provides for motion activated control of an electronic device. The method activates a function, such as a backlight feature, of an...
Dual-gate resurf superjunction lateral DMOSFET
A MOSFET includes a source region, a first channel region proximate to the source region, a first gate region adjacent to the first base region, a drain region,...
Enhancement mode RF device and fabrication method
An enhancement mode RF device and method of fabrication includes a stack of compound semiconductor layers, including a central layer defining a device channel, a...
Semiconductor substrate and method for preparing the same
A silicon-on-insulator substrate and its method of formation are disclosed. In another embodiment, a method for forming a high-k gate dielectric is disclosed....
Multilayered ceramic micro-gas chromatograph and method for making the same
A micro-gas chromatograph column is formed by texturing a channel into a plurality of green-sheet layers, which are then sintered together to form a...
Method of compiling navigation route content
A method of compiling navigation route content (202) in a distributed communications system (100) includes defining a navigation route (306) between a starting...
Mobile satellite communication system utilizing polarization diversity
The present invention utilizes a dual polarization reception system (200) that utilizes the energy available in orthogonal polarizations to effectively increase...
Method for informing a user of a communication device where to obtain a
product and communication system...
A communication system (100) employs a method for informing a user of a communication device (e.g., 101) where to obtain a product. The communication system...
Forward power control determination in spread spectrum communications
A spread spectrum communications system where power control mitigates received signal fluctuations. An implementation is described for forward power control...
Magnetic memory cell having magnetic flux wrapping around a bit line and
method of manufacturing thereof
A magneto-electronic component includes a first current line (120, 520, 620, 820) for generating a first magnetic field, a magnetic memory cell (140, 540, 640,...
Method and apparatus for an optical laser keypad
An optical laser numeric keypad (100) provides a digital signal indicative of which of a plurality of key locations is selected. The optical laser numeric keypad...
Method and apparatus for accelerating communication between controllable
The present invention is a method and apparatus for data communication between controllable devices, and more particularly, between a first programmable device...
Method for incorporating nitrogen into a dielectric layer using a special
A metal-organic precursor suitable for use in a chemical vapor deposition formation of dielectric layer is disclosed. The precursor comprises a moiety that...
Method for forming a trench isolation structure in an integrated circuit
The reliability of integrated circuits fabricated with trench isolation is improved by forming a trench isolation structure with a void-free trench plug (36). In...
Method and data processing system for using quick decode instructions
A cache line of a cache (230) contains a modifiable instruction. The modifiable instruction is decoded by a central processor unit (210) (CPU) which performs the...
User key validation to prevent fraud during system handoffs
A user key validation during a handoff verifies the subscriber using the wireless communication system and prevents fraudulent use of the system. A wireless...
Method and apparatus for merging images
Two document images which have been compressed using the JBIG-2 standard for facsimile applications so as to include a plurality of index numbers, one or more...
Satellite communications system and method with real-time power-based flow
A method and apparatus are provided for managing the communications traffic load handled by one or more satellites (12, 120) within a satellite communications...
Self-contained wireless camera device, wireless camera system and method
A self-contained wireless camera (10) and a wireless camera system (25) having such a device and a base station (20). Video processing (e.g. video compression)...
Low noise amplifier having bypass circuitry
A low noise amplifier (10) having an amplifier mode and a bypass mode. In the amplifier mode the input signal received at an input terminal (12) is amplified by...
Semiconductor device using a barrier layer between the gate electrode and
substrate and method therefor
An enhancement mode semiconductor device has a barrier layer disposed between the gate electrode of the device and the semiconductor substrate underlying the...
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Low overhead method for selecting and updating an entry in a cache memory
A cache memory system (e.g., a translation-lookaside buffer 100) utilizing a reduced overhead entry selection process for overwriting and updating entries. The...
Method and apparatus for providing enhanced vehicle detection
Detection of a locomotive or other vehicle is enhanced by transmitting an RF alert signal from the vehicle when the vehicle approaches a heightened alert area...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding video signals by using
storage and retrieval of motion vectors
A system (10) which encodes and decodes video signals in accordance with a compression standard, such as H.263, efficiently stores and retrieves motion vectors...
Transceiver circuitry, portable communication device and method for
performing radio communication
Transceiver circuitry 1 comprises a first portion 10,20,30,41,50,100, having a first modulation means 41 operating at a first order of modulation, for...
Communications system employing differential orthogonal modulation
A system and method for orthogonal modulation of signals in communication systems. In the transmitter, differentially coded symbols are used to select...
Method and apparatus for providing dispatch service in a CDMA communication
The present invention addresses the need for an apparatus and method for providing dispatch group and individual call services on a CDMA communication system....
Strontium nitride or strontium oxynitride gate dielectric
A method of forming a capacitor and transistor are disclosed. Initially, a substrate having a semiconductor material on a first surface is provided. A layer of...
Semiconductor device structure and method for forming
A semiconductor device has both a logic section and a non-volatile memory (NVM) section. Transistors in both sections are separated by trench isolation. The...
Semiconductor device and a method therefor
A semiconductor device with dual gate electrodes and its method of formation is taught. A first metal/silicon gate stack and a first gate dielectric are formed...
Magnetoresistive random access memory device and method of fabrication
A method of fabricating a MRAM device with a taper comprising the steps of providing a substrate, forming a dielectric region with positioned on the substrate,...
Process of forming a semiconductor device and a semiconductor device
A process for forming a capacitor with a high-k dielectric or ferroelectric layer within a semiconductor device is used to reduce the likelihood of oxidation or...
Electrochemical detection of single base extension
This invention relates to apparatus and methods for detecting single base extension to an oligonucleotide array using electrochemical labels.
Lithographic template and method of formation and use
This invention relates to semiconductor devices, microelectronic devices, micro electro mechanical devices, microfluidic devices, and more particularly to a...
System and method for providing rotation to plating flow
A system for electroplating integrated circuit wafers includes an electroplating solution containment chamber having a first end that is capable of supporting an...
Yaw rate motion sensor
A yaw rate motion sensor (10) that includes a driving element (12) having a first axis for oscillating generally in the direction of the first axis upon...
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Data synchronizer using a parallel handshaking pipeline wherein validity
indicators generate and send...
A data synchronizer transfers information across an asynchronous interface by using system domain and core domain logic on either side of the asynchronous...
Command and control architecture for a video decoder and a host
A method and apparatus for using an interface and concomitant communication protocol to allow a host to control and communicate with a video decoder. More...
Method and apparatus for decimating an oversampled signal
Method and apparatus for determining the correct set of samples to retain in applying a decimation process. The present method provides an automatic approach to...
Method and apparatus to enable background scanning
A method is provided for background scanning in a selective call communication system (102) having a plurality of channels (110, 112, 114), wherein a selective...
Non-volatile magnetic register
A non-volatile, bistable magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) register cell includes first and second magnetic tunnel junctions connected for differential operation....
Enhanced location methodology for a location system
A first device (100) transmits a first signal to a second device (300) at a first time. A third device (110) detects a second signal from the second device (300)...
Channel monitoring by a multichannel selective call receiver
A multichannel selective call receiver (10) includes-a receiver (11), a controller (16), a baud detector (17) and a memory (18). The controller is adapted to...
Magnetoelectronics element having a stressed over-layer configured for
alteration of the switching energy barrier
A magnetoelectronics element (40) is provided that is comprised of a first magnetic layer (42), a first tunnel barrier layer (44) on the first magnetic layer...
Printed circuit board arrangement
Methods and apparatus for forming a metal shield on a printed circuit board (10) include a layer of dielectric material (23) one or more printed circuits (21) on...
Transistor having a high K dielectric and short gate length and method
A transistor device (19) utilizes a high K dielectric (24) between a gate electrode (16) and a substrate (12). The high K dielectric (24) is etched under the...
Component and method for manufacture
A component (10) includes a substrate (15), a cap wafer (23), and a protection layer (28) formed over a surface of the cap wafer (23). Together, the protection...