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Multi-part reactive device and method
A multi-part reactive device preferably includes a substrate with a first conductive area and a second conductive area. A first conductive element with a first...
Organic electroluminescent apparatus
Organic electroluminescent apparatus including an organic electroluminescent device for emitting blue-green light. A microcavity structure receives the...
A semiconductor device (40, 50, 70) is electrically connected to a circuit board (30) through use of one or more connectors (10, 20, 90). Connector (10) includes...
Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method to fill a trench in
a semiconductor substrate
In a CVD chamber (120) having a chuck (122) to hold a semiconductor substrate (100) and having a plasma generator (121) to generate a plasma (125), a trench in...
Method for processing a semiconductor substrate having a copper surface
disposed thereon and structure formed
A semiconductor wafer having copper bondpads (17) that are free of voids (13) and a method for coating the copper bondpads (17) with solderable or wirebondable...
Method for forming a semiconductor device with an opening in a dielectric
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed for forming a semiconductor device having an isolation region (601). A...
Method for forming a semiconductor device
A conductive layer (14) and a dummy feature (16) are formed over a semiconductor substrate (10) doped with a first dopant type. A spacer (42) is then formed...
Method for fabricating MEMS variable capacitor with stabilized
A micro electro-mechanical systems device having variable capacitance is controllable over the full dynamic range and not subject to the "snap effect" common in...
Biochannel assay for hybridization with biomaterial
The invention relates to a microfluidic device with microchannels that have separated regions which have a member of a specific binding pair member such as DNA...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor component and plating tool therefor
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor component includes depositing a first electrically conductive layer (675) over a substrate (270), forming a patterned...
Method and apparatus for coding and decoding data
A method and apparatus for encoding/decoding data, wherein for one embodiment, during [During] encoding, a microprocessor (201) calculates Y.sub.m by standard...
Method, device and article of manufacture for implementing a real-time task
The present invention provides a task scheduling accelerating method, device and article of manufacture for determining and controlling multi-tasking. The device...
Reducing audio gaps during a communication network handoff
A method of reducing an audio gap in a connection between communication hardware and a mobile unit during a handoff between a first cell and a second cell in a...
Method and apparatus in a wireless communication unit for controlling a
rate of background scanning
A processor (206) and a receiver (202) monitor (301) a channel. The processor determines (304, 306) an average received signal quality on the channel and a first...
Method and apparatus for establishing a communication link
A method generally establishes a communication link in a communication system when a cordless base station has been authenticated to communicate with...
Method for performing a countdown function during a mobile-originated
transfer for a packet radio system
The method for transmitting a communication signal comprising a plurality of units of information includes transmitting the plurality of units of information via...
Keypad arrangement for a watch radiotelephone
A watch radiotelephone (10) comprises a watch face (12) and a keypad (14). The watch face (12) indicates a time of day in an analog format. The analog format...
Minimum frequency shift telescoping antenna
A telescoping antenna (102) has a mast element (200) with first and second ends (204, 222), the first end (204) being mounted on a cellular telephone housing...
Securement for transformer core utilized in a transformer power supply
module and method to assemble same
An apparatus and method for releasable securement together of a transformer power supply assembly together which includes a stacked arrangement (20) of a first...
Combline filter and method of use thereof
A radio frequency mechanical filter (10) of the resonant type employs a plurality of parallel spaced-apart resonators (40) disposed within a housing (16)...
High efficiency LED driver
A high efficiency light emitting diode (LED) driving circuit includes a first LED coupled in a forward current path between first and second nodes and a second...
Insulator-compound semiconductor interface structure
An insulator-compound semiconductor interface structure is disclosed including compound semiconductor material with a spacer layer of semiconductor material...
Method for uniform polish in microelectronic device
A method for achieving a uniform planar surface by a chemical mechanical polish includes surrounding an active area or array to be polished with a border of the...
Technique for etching oxides and/or insulators
A method of etching a layer of electrical insulating material including a layer of strontium titanate on a surface of a semiconductor substrate. The layer of...
Machine for cutting brittle materials
A machine for cutting brittle materials includes a mandrel or shaft (200) having a first portion (310) with a taper, a sleeve (400) having an inner surface (410)...
Method and apparatus for minimizing an amount of data communicated between
devices and necessary to modify...
In a wireless and/or wireline communications system (100), a method (400-536) and apparatus (200) for minimizing an amount of data (300) communicated between a...
Method and apparatus for controlling mobile access to a wireless
The present invention provides a method and an apparatus for controlling mobile access to a wireless communication system. A base station (145) in a...
Automatic adapt circuit for circumventing demodulator transients in radio
An auto-adapt circuit (200) for altering radio receiver parameters due to demodulator transients and preventing the loss of received information. The auto-adapt...
Circuit and method for fast modular multiplication
A co-processor (44) executes a mathematical algorithm that computes modular exponentiation equations for encrypting or decrypting data. A pipelined multiplier...
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...
An analogue to digital or digital to analogue data converter 1 for converting between a first digital signal 101,102 at a first sampling rate f.sub.o and a first...
Semiconductor laser device and method of manufacture
A Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) (10) and a method for manufacturing the VCSEL (10). The VCSEL (10) includes a ridge structure (34), a first...
Ground based antenna assembly
A ground-based antenna assembly (10) is provided that includes an assembly base (14) defining a substantially horizontal plane (18) and configured for attachment...
Enhanced DC offset correction through bandwidth and clock speed selection
A DC offset correction method and apparatus. In a DC offset correction loop (100), a DC offset is corrected using a binary search routine or any other digital or...
Tunable inductor circuit, phase tuning circuit and applications thereof
A tunable inductor circuit and phase tuning circuit utilizing a tunable inductor circuit for dynamically controlling signal phase delay in RF/Microwave Circuits...
Digital filter tune loop
A digital tuning circuit (100) for a filter (120) has a filter input and a filter output and employs a switchable element array (122). The filter includes a...
Desktop stand for an electronic device having embedded charging control
This invention includes a charger with at least two pockets capable of charging both a portable electronic device and a spare battery without charging circuitry...
An ultra-high precision stage incorporating a novel, legged design suitable for applications requiring high voltage and vacuum is disclosed herein. The stage...
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...
Method for transfer of thin-film of silicon carbide via implantation and
Systems and methods are described for transfer of a thin-film via implantation, wafer bonding, and separation. A method for transfer of a thin-film, includes:...
Mask, its method of formation, and a semiconductor device made thereby
A method for fabricating a patterning mask is disclosed in which a membrane layer is deposited on a first surface of a substrate. Patterned and unpatterned...
Method and apparatus for backhauling data in a communication system
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for backhauling data in a communication system (100). A plurality of quality metrics are received at a...
Wide area paging system having automatic service area log-in
A combination pager and cordless telephone (40) has a receiver (414) for receiving paging signals including a location identifier associated with a geographic...
Method for automatically assisting unaided voice communication
Automatic assistance to unaided voice communication is provided by activating and deactivating a wireless communication link as needed (300). A communication...
Time interpolating direct digital synthesizer
A direct digital synthesizer (200) includes a first accumulator (202) that acts as the frequency accumulator in order to generate the desired average frequency....
Method for accessing a communication medium
A medium access protocol which adjusts number of contention slots in a variable length frame and superimposes a variable window structure over the frame...
Switch status monitoring system
A switch status monitoring system (10) includes a switch signal processor (16) that operates in either of a supervised mode or an unsupervised mode for each...
Message control method in a two-way communication system
A method is for controlling outbound messages in a two-way communication system (100). The method includes steps of receiving (205) and storing (210) a...
Training scheme for high efficiency amplifier
A system and method for employing a training scheme to a linear amplifier system having a modulator component for modulation of a supply power of an RF power...
Electronic driver circuit with multiplexer for alternatively driving a load
or a bus line, and method
An electronic system (101/102) for use in a car has an electronic control unit (10) and, in the alternative, either a passive load (11) or an active logic (12)...