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Method and system for verifying a source-synchronous communication
interface of a device
A method for verifying a source-synchronous communication interface of a processor is disclosed. A software model of a first device having a source-synchronous...
Method for determining whether to wake up a mobile station
The present invention provides a method for determining whether to wake up a mobile station. The mobile station includes first configuration parameters relating...
Method and apparatus in a communication network for facilitating a use of
A communication network (200, 300) stores (502) location information for the communication network. A portable device (100) determines (504) whether the portable...
Method and device for fixed in time adaptive antenna combining weights
A receiving device and method for operating a communication system are provided. The receiving device receives at least one Doppler channel estimate for at least...
Software, method and apparatus for rate controlled image compression
Method, software, and apparatus (100, 300, 400) for performing rate controlled image compression are provided. A quantization matrix scaling factor that results...
Simultaneous multi-data stream transmission method and apparatus
In a simultaneous multi-data stream transmission method and apparatus a first signal is transmitted at a fixed repetition rate from a first transceiver device...
Switching amplifier having digital correction and method therefor
A switching amplifier (15) includes a power stage (18) and a digital correction circuit (16). The digital correction circuit (16) is for correcting nonlinearity...
Integrated circuit having a balanced twist for differential signal lines
A balanced twist design for differential small signal pairs which is balanced in terms of resistance, capacitance and process variance. In the twist design of...
Method for forming trench isolation
The semiconductor device has a trench isolation between a P-well and N-well. This trench isolation region is formed of oxide which during the course of the...
Polymer electrolyte membrane and method of fabrication
A polymer electrolyte membrane comprised of a hydrophobic hydrocarbon region, a hydrophilic region containing covalently bound acid functional groups and protic...
Base for receiving a portable communication device or for receiving similar
Housing for a communication device or similar articles
Fast system and method for producing a logarithmic signal approximation
with variable precision
A system and method for producing an output logarithmic digital signal from an input digital signal having a plurality of bit values in which the output...
Apparatus and method for measuring selected physical condition of an
An apparatus for measuring at least one selected physical condition of an animate subject is disclosed. The apparatus comprises: (a) a light source; (b) a light...
RF test connector plug locking system
An RF test connector plug (30) for securing an opening (32) to access an RF test connector (33) for testing an electrical connection of an antenna (26) of a...
Method for determining a quantity of channel resources to reserve for data
services in a communication system
To address the need for a method to determine an optimal quantity of channel resources to reserve for data services in communication systems that support both...
Electronic control unit
An electronic control unit (ECU) includes a flexible circuit substrate having a first partition interconnected to a third partition by a second, flexible...
Conductive line with multiple turns for programming a MRAM device
A conductive line for programming a magnetoresistive memory element comprising N metal layers separated by an electrically insulator layer, wherein the bit...
A structure and method for forming a high dielectric constant device structure includes a monocrystalline semiconductor substrate and an insulating layer formed...
Semiconductor device and method of formation
A semiconductor device and its method of formation are disclosed wherein a surface of a semiconductor substrate is planarized to form an interconnect (1244)...
Method of making semiconductor device having passive elements including
forming capacitor electrode and...
A semiconductor device and a method of making a semiconductor device. A damascene metal layer (16) is formed in an insulating dielectric layer (12), which is in...
Method for forming a well under isolation and structure thereof
A number of small wells under the isolation layer are formed using the same mask made of photoresist and implant step that is used for the regular wells. The...
Process for depositing a layer of material on a substrate
An electroplating system (30) and process makes electrical current density across, a semiconductor device substrate (20) surface more uniform during plating to...
Method and apparatus for forming a layer on a substrate
A method and an apparatus for forming a layer on a substrate are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, a substrate (901) is placed into a chamber (30)...
Portable communication device
Performance of data stream touch events
Data stream touch instructions are software-directed asynchronous prefetch instructions that can improve the performance of a system. Ideally, such instructions...
Method and apparatus for performing access censorship in a data processing
Method and apparatus for performing access censorship in a data processing system (10). In one embodiment, a digital data processing system (10) has a sub-system...
Integrated multi-mode bandpass sigma-delta receiver subsystem with
interference mitigation and method of using same
An integrated sigma-delta radio frequency (RF) receiver subsystem (200) and method utilizes a multi-mode sigma-delta analog-to-digital converter (215) for...
Video bitstream error resilient transcoder, method, video-phone,
video-communicator and device
A video bitstrean error resilient transcoder (100), method (300), video-phone, and video-communicator are provided wherein error resilience is implemented by...
Apparatus and method for estimating channel phase using channel symbol
An apparatus and method provides channel phase compensation for a digital radio frequency RF channel, by analyzing a demodulated signal (24) communicated over...
Method and apparatus for sending and receiving service utilization messages
A method of sending (321) a service utilization message in a communication system (100) includes the steps of forming (303 through 317) a service utilization...
Filtering device and method
A cavity filter (15) includes a dielectric block (25) disposed adjacent to a conductive layer (23) for producing a resonant frequency of the cavity filter. An...
Structure and method for fabricating an electro-optic system having an
electrochromic diffraction grating
A semiconductor structure for implementing optical beam switching includes a monocrystalline silicon substrate and an amorphous oxide material overlying the...
Ultra-late programming ROM and method of manufacture
A ROM embedded in a multi-layered integrated circuit includes rows of transistor memory cells. For reduced area, each transistor in a row optionally shares a...
Direct methanol fuel cell including integrated flow field 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...
Electronic control apparatus with memory validation and method
A method and apparatus for confirming the operation of memory (212) operates during periods when the memory is not operating in a standard execution mode. This...
Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding frames of voice model
parameters into a low bit rate digital...
A system controller (106) includes a speech encoder (107) that encodes a low bit rate digital voice message. The speech encoder sets values of words of a header...
Method and apparatus for seamless multi-rate speech coding
A communications system (100) includes a multi-rate source coder (MRSC) (102), a variable size/rate buffer (VSRB) (112), a speech buffer (104), and a buffer...
Apparatus and method for speed sensitive operation in a wireless
A wireless communication device (30) within a wireless communication system (10) includes a receiver (68) for receiving a message, a processor (78) coupled to...
Radio frequency coupler apparatus suitable for use in a multi-band wireless
A radio frequency (RF) coupler apparatus (312) suited for use in a multi-band wireless communication device (200), has a termination device (316) and couplers...
Programmable wireless electrode system for medical monitoring
A wireless, programmable system for bio-potential signal acquisition (e.g., electrocardiogram (ECG) data) includes a base unit and a plurality of individual...
Step-down clock control and method for improving convergence for a
digitally controlled self-calibrating VCO
A PLL system (200) includes a clock sequence generator (190). Clock sequence generator (190) provides a clock that steps down from a fast frequency through...
Reference voltage generator for MRAM and method
Readout circuitry for a magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ) memory cell, or an array of MTJ memory cells, is disclosed which requires a varying reference voltage...
Command and control architecture for a video decoder and an audio decoder
A method and apparatus for using an interface and concomitant communication protocol to allow a video decoder to communicate with an audio decoder. More...
Radio frequency identification tag with a programmable circuit state
A radio frequency identification tag (16) includes stored tag information (56) and at least one antenna element (30). The tag also includes a programmable tag...
Temperature-controlled chuck and method for controlling the temperature of
a substantially flat object
The present invention generally relates to a method for controlling the temperature of a substantially flat object and to a temperature-controlled chuck...
Laser cleaning process for semiconductor material and the like
A laser cleaning process is disclosed for cleaning the surface of materials, such as semiconductor wafers and the like, which process can be performed at...
Method and apparatus for placing repeaters in a network of an integrated
A method of inserting repeaters into a network to improve timing characteristics of the network. Extraction and timing tools provide an RC network description...
Method, client device, server and article of manufacture for compressing
universal resource identifiers using...
The present invention includes a method (500, 600, 700, 800), client device (900, 1000), server (1100, 1200) and article of manufacture (900, 1000, 1100, 1200)...
Markup language for interactive services and methods thereof
The present invention relates to a markup language document stored on a computer-readable medium to provide interactive services and methods thereof. The markup...