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Method for interactively entering alphanumeric text into a multiline
display device using a keypad
A method for a human user to interactively enter an alphanumeric text message into a multiline display device (12) using a keypad (14) containing a number of...
Multilayer flexible FR4 circuit
A flexible circuit (100) includes a first circuit path portion (110) and a second rigid circuit path portion (140) to which electronic components (102) may be...
Cable management apparatus and method
A cable management system for electronic patchboard and routing systems. Cables are fabricated in a uniform length with appropriate termination Functional sets...
Microelectronic piezoelectric structure and method of forming the same
A high quality epitaxial layer of monocrystalline Pb(Mg,Nb)O.sub.3 --PbTiO.sub.3 or Pb(Mg.sub.1-x Nb.sub.x)O.sub.3 --PbTiO.sub.3 can be grown overlying large...
Nonconductive laminate for coupling substrates and method therefor
An assembly and method for connecting two substrates utilizes a nonconductive laminant that is compatible when wet with a conductive paste when wet. Thus, the...
Translation mechanism for a chemical mechanical planarization system and
Chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) of semiconductor wafers presents a harsh abrasive and chemical environment for equipment used in a polishing process....
Gear pump and switch reluctance motor and method for pumping fluid
A pump and motor unit 100 and method for pumping fluids is provided. The pump and motor unit 100 comprises a pair of rotors 102 and 104 encased by a stator...
Iterative, noise-sensitive method of routing semiconductor nets using a
delay noise threshold
The invention relates to a new method of guidance for routing of nets in an integrated circuit model wherein all nets are first approximately routed, as with...
Power saving method for performing additions and subtractions and a device
A power saving device and method for either adding or subtracting a constant from an operand, by checking a logic value of a portion of the operand and deciding...
Method and apparatus for voice communication
A telecommunication system and method having a transmitter and receiver for voice encoded signals. The receiver has a speech post-processor connected as an...
Methods and apparatus for reducing noise associated with an electrical
A system for enhancing the signal-to-noise ratio of a speech signal is avoided. A plurality of local energy maximums associated with a speech signal are...
Method and system for generating self-testing and random input stimuli for
testing digital systems
The invention is a method and apparatus that verifies the design of electronic circuitry containing a function to be tested. An input, such as a random input, is...
Tunneling of non-GSM signaling messages in a GSM based network to enable
both non-GSM circuit service and GSM...
A non-GSM network that uses a GSM serving GPRS support node (40) and a gateway support node for providing packet service to transmit a message capsule (52)...
Method for reducing scan time in a radio receiver
A receiver (600) uses a scanning technique (100) to minimize scan time. An initial bandwidth setting is selected that covers multiple channel frequencies (106)....
Method and apparatus for extended range frequency correction burst
A radio communication device provides extended burst tone detection for a demodulated I and Q input signal. The device includes a first burst detector coupled...
Method and apparatus for theft deterrence and secure data retrieval in a
A communication device having a theft deterrence feature includes a selective call receiver (16), a transmitter (16), a memory (18) coupled to the selective call...
Method of charging a battery utilizing dynamic cable compensation
This invention includes a method for sensing the parasitic impedance in a battery charging system and compensating for these parasitic impedances. In one...
Enhanced probe for gathering data from semiconductor devices
An enhanced conductive probe that facilitates the gathering of data and a method of fabricating the probe. The probe includes an amplifier fabricated to define...
Single supply HFET with temperature compensation
A method of fabricating apparatus, and the apparatus, for providing low voltage temperature compensation in a single power supply HFET including a stack of...
Method for testing a semiconductor integrated circuit device
An apparatus and methods for testing a semiconductor integrated circuit are disclosed. One embodiment includes a method for making a pass/fail determination in a...
Semiconductor structure having a crystalline alkaline earth metal silicon
nitride/oxide interface with silicon
A semiconductor structure comprises a silicon substrate (10), one or more layers of single crystal oxides or nitrides (26), and an interface (14) between the...
Membrane mask stress measurement apparatus and method therefor
A method and apparatus for determining stress levels of membrane masks that may be used in membrane-based lithographic techniques is presented. A piezoelectric...
Method for manufacturing and designing a wiring of a channel of an
electronic device and electronic apparatus
The invention relates to a method for manufacturing of electronic devices, such as very large scale integrated devices, having a channel. The channel routing is...
Method and apparatus for channel-routing of an electronic device
The invention concerns a method for manufacturing an electronic device having a channel. The channel has a number of rows and columns for wiring of nets. Usually...
Methods for decoding data in digital communication systems
The present invention includes methods relating generally to communication systems. In decoding a sequence of symbols output by an encoder having a first...
Methods for decoding data in digital communication systems
In a decoding system having a first constituent decoder and a second constituent decoder, a sequence of inputs that includes a system input, a first parity...
Apparatus and method for predicting multiple branches and performing
out-of-order branch resolution
A branch prediction unit apparatus and method uses an instruction buffer (20), a completion unit (24), and a branch prediction unit (BPU) (28). The instruction...
Interface circuit for transferring data on bus between modules of
integrated circuit with reduced delay
As the signal lines, such as the data bus, become longer, signal delay occurs due to the resistance and capacitance components of that bus. In order to minimize...
Extended base band multicarrier system
A method for linearizing an amplifier to produce an amplified output signal from a set of carrier frequencies is disclosed in which a set of digital baseband...
Method and apparatus for automatically grouping communication units in a
A display-based terminal (101) employs a method and apparatus for dynamically grouping (719, 723, 819, 823) communication units in a communication system. The...
Selective call receiver and method for detecting mandatory frames of a
A communication device (1) comprising a receiver (2) for receiving coded messages transmitted on one or more channels. There is a micro-processor (13), in...
Method for a radiotelephone to scan for alternate radiotelephone systems
A method for allowing a radiotelephone to scan for alternate radiotelephone systems, where each cellular radiotelephone system is within a corresponding...
Method for dynamic transmitter training for a shared communication system
utilizing dynamic channel allocation
A method utilizes a training monitoring algorithm to control when full training of a transmitter of a shared communication system that utilizes dynamic channel...
Integrated circuits with optical signal propagation
An integrated circuit is presented in which optical signal propagation replaces or supplements conventional electrical signal propagation. Optical lasers,...
Communication device having proximity controlled transmission
A communication device (12) transmits a communication signal during repetitive time slots. The communication device (12) includes a duty-cycle adjustment signal...
Method and apparatus for using the sidelobe of a long range antenna for a
short range communication link
A communication satellite system (100) is established using one or more satellite constellations (110, 120). The two or more satellite groups (110, 120) are...
Tiled memory and memory tile for use therein
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,...
Satellite adaptive antenna system
A satellite adapted antenna system has at least spaced apart first and second elements (104, 106), the first and second elements (104, 106) having substantially...
Analog to digital converter using magnetoresistive memory technology
An analog to digital converter using a memory array of multi-state magnetoresistive memory elements in which a received analog signal is proportionally...
Percent backsputtering as a control parameter for metallization
A method for depositing a first metal layer such as tantalum or copper on a patterned semiconductor wafer using a metal sputtering tool that typically includes...
Packaged semiconductor with multiple rows of bond pads and method therefor
A semiconductor die has three rows or more of bond pads with minimum pitch. The die is mounted on a package substrate having three rows or more of bond fingers...
Electronic component and method for improving pixel charge transfer in the
An electronic component having an image sensing device (41, 71, 86, 132, 182, 212) and a method for improving pixel charge transfer in the image sensing device...
UV cure process and tool for low k film formation
A process and system for forming a low dielectric film in a semiconductor fabrication process are disclosed. Initially, a carbon-doped silicon oxide film is...
Reduced water adsorption for interlayer dielectric
A method for forming a semiconductor device is disclosed in which a fluorinated silicon dioxide layer is formed over a semiconductor substrate. A first undoped...
Transistor with shaped gate electrode and method therefor
A transistor structure includes a retrograde gate structure (112) that is narrower at the end that interfaces with the gate dielectric (120) than it is at the...
Method for obtaining blood pressure data from optical sensor
An optical sensor generates blood pressure data by obtaining two dimensional images of the surface of the patient's body, such as in the vicinity of the radial...
High performance communication controller for processing high speed data
streams wherein execution of a task...
A communication controller for handling high speed multi protocol data streams, wherein a stream is comprised of frames. Communication controller has two...
Methodology for the use of verbal proxies for dynamic vocabulary additions
in speech interfaces
An application (50) utilizing a speech recognition interface (10) employs the use of verbal proxies to accomplish dynamic vocabulary updates. One or more proxies...
Signal analyzer and method thereof
A signal analyzer (303) and method thereof using short-time signal analysis, preferably recursive, to obtain a time variant feature from a signal, the signal...