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Wafer container having electrically conductive kinematic coupling groove,
support surface with electrically...
A transportation system (100/200) has a wafer container (100), such as a FOUP, to rest on a support surface (200). The container has kinematic coupling grooves,...
Intervention ordering in a multiprocessor system
A computer system including a first multiprocessor system connected to a system bus and adapted to forward first and second load requests to the system bus where...
Data processing system having a fifo buffer with variable threshold value
based on input and output data rates...
A data processor (102) includes a first-in, first-out (FIFO) buffer (110) having a variable threshold. The FIFO buffer (110) has a plurality of entries (200) for...
Speech recognition using unequally-weighted subvector error measures for
determining a codebook vector index to...
Quantization unit (108) comprises evaluator (120) and comparator (122) in signal processing for identifying an utterance in system (100). The evaluator (120)...
Method for prioritizing a communication in a wireless communication system
A wireless communication system receives (402) a communication specifying a portable subscriber unit (122) for which the communication is intended, and further...
Handover determination in a mobile communications system
A self-adaptive handover determination device (5) functions by taking into account by how much a handover threshold is exceeded based on a received quality or...
Method and apparatus for multiple band transmission
A method and apparatus for transmitting in multiple radio frequency (RF) bands from a single device is described. The device includes a transmitter (128) for...
Sliced bandwidth distortion prediction
A method, and apparatus for performing the method, the method consists of the steps of: estimating a time when a dominant channel distortion occurs for each of a...
Controller with helical spring contacts
A user-friendly controller provides a special dynamic interconnect which reliably connects terminals of electronic device, such as solenoids, to a circuit board...
Hysteretic control of audio gain in response to battery conditions
An electronic accessory, powered by a battery having a first terminal and a second terminal includes a voltage comparator capable of comparing the battery...
Circuit and method for auto-calibration of an active load
This invention includes an auto-calibration circuit for eliminating errors due to resistor tolerances in measurement circuits. In many instances, an analog to...
Multi layer printed circuit board
A high density multi-layer printed circuit board (100) is formed by building additional dielectric and metallization layers over a central core (110) of...
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...
Direct methanol fuel cell system and method of fabrication
A fuel cell system and method of forming the fuel cell system including a base portion, formed of a singular body, and having a major surface. At least one fuel...
Markup language for interactive services and methods thereof
The present invention relates to a markup language to provide interactive services. A markup language document in accordance with the present invention includes...
Apparatus and method for detecting and characterizing signals in a
An apparatus and method to characterize an input communication signal as being a voice, tone or noise signal is provided. The apparatus and method involve...
Method and system for criterion based adaptive power allocation in a
communication system with selective...
A method and system (102) for providing criterion based adaptive power allocation with selective determination of modulation and coding is provided. A method is...
Method of handling an event by a plurality of consoles
A method of handling an event by a plurality of consoles includes the steps of receiving an event (519) at a communication system and displaying the event at the...
Method and system in a transceiver for selecting a communication parameter
for communicating with a...
In a method in a transceiver for selecting a communication parameter for communicating with a concentrated subscriber unit, wherein the concentrated subscriber...
Wireless access unit utilizing adaptive spectrum exploitation
A wireless access unit (12) for providing an interface between a satellite communications system (32) and a plurality of terrestrial user devices (14-26) in a...
Packet and circuit switched communication network method and apparatus
A communication system (100) having packet and circuit switched networks (102 and 101) provides connection between at least a first and a second end users by...
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...
Programmable delay control for sense amplifiers in a memory
A memory has sense amplifiers that provide data onto a global data lines that are received by secondary amplifiers. The sense amplifiers and the secondary...
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit
An ESD protection circuit (39) coupled to each of a plurality of I/O circuits (30, 32, 36) of an integrated circuit (31) is disclosed. The ESD protection circuit...
Capacitively powered radio frequency identification device
A capacitively powered radio frequency identification device (10) comprises a substrate (12), a conductive pattern (14, 16) and a circuit (18). The substrate...
Signal sampling circuit with high frequency noise immunity and method
A signal sampling circuit and method uses a compensating capacitor (30) connected between a ground terminal and an output of an operational amplifier (12) to...
Communications device for use with electrical source
One embodiment of this invention includes a source sharing circuit that is coupled to a power machine. Examples of the power machine include micro-turbine...
Method for estimating the useful power remaining in a battery of a wireless
The minimum transmit battery voltage (V.sub.tx min) of a radio operating in a TDMA mode of operation or the stand-by battery voltage (V.sub.std-by) of the radio...
Method for forming a cavity capable of accessing deep fuse structures and
device containing the same
A method for forming a cavity (30) to a structure such as a poly fuse (114) with a deep etch process whereby a mask is formed over the structure a first...
Micro-electromechanical system device
A Micro-Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) device (100) having conductively filled vias (141). A MEMS component (124) is formed on a substrate (110). The substrate...
Method for decomposition of chemical compounds
An apparatus for and method of decomposing a chemical compound, which may be an environmentally undesirable material, is accomplished by impinging a flow of the...
Bipolar transistor with improved reverse breakdown characteristics
A bipolar transistor (10) in an IC includes a semiconductor wafer defining a collector area (14) with a first conductivity type, a base area (20) with a second...
Process for forming a structure
A finished structure (100) includes a semiconductive region (102), a first oxide layer (106), a second oxide layer (108), and a conductive layer (110). The first...
Luminescent in vivo glucose measurement
A luminescent in vivo glucose measurement method and apparatus is provided. The luminescent in vivo glucose measurement method includes the steps of illuminating...
Housing for a communication device
Method and apparatus for hierarchical restructuring of computer code
A compiler (142) constructs (FIGS. 14-32) a Reduced Flowgraph (RFG) from computer source code (144). The RFG is used to instrument (FIG. 36) code (142). An...
Method and apparatus for protecting a circuit module in a communication
A method for protecting a circuit module in a communication device includes first detecting whether a circuit module is present in the communication device. A...
Method and apparatus for managing an ad hoc wireless network
In an ad hoc wireless network having a plurality of members (100) a master, while communicating on a first communication channel, recognizes (202) a need for...
Wireless communication system with trunked signal voting
A trunked wireless communication system (200) includes communication sites (220, 230, 240, 250), communication signal voters (214, 215), and a signal switch...
Method and apparatus for controlling a full-duplex communication system
A speakerphone system (50, 70) implements automatic gain control (AGC) when it is in a talk mode. While in the talk mode, the speakerphone system (50, 70)...
Method for improving life of a field emission display
A method for improving life of a field emission display (100), which has a plurality of electron emitters (118) and an anode (124), includes the steps of causing...
Information appliance system having a navigational position generator and
An embodiment of the invention includes a plurality of navigational position sources (208) disposed to provide position data, a position service module (202) to...
Signal generator, and method
A signal generator (100) receives an input clock signal (X.sub.1) at a first frequency (F.sub.1) and derives an output clock signal (Y) at a second frequency...
Integrated circuit for handling buffer contention and method thereof
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (10, 110) has a contention detection circuit (12, 112) coupled to a tri-stateable output buffer (18, 118). The...
Method for coating an integrated circuit substrate
An integrated circuit substrate (10) is uniformly coated with a defect free layer of material (18), while minimizing the volume of material (18) dispensed on to...
Sensor incorporating a quantum dot as a reference
The present invention provides a device and methods for quantitatively detecting the presence of an analyte by referencing the analyte variant signal to an...
Dynamically reconfigurable assembly line for electronic products
A method of reconfiguring a production line for fabricating printed circuit board assemblies to achieve maximum efficiency and maximum flexibility is disclosed....
Radiotelephone interchangeable lens
Removable cover for a portable radio
Verification of design blocks and method of equivalence checking of
multiple design views
A method and system for comparing design block views comprising receiving a first design block view, receiving a second design block view, and comparing the...