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Detector circuit and method of detecting antenna mismatch
A detector circuit (1) includes a coupler (2) having a primary port (10) and a reflector port (11). The primary port (10) has an input node for receiving radio...
Method of preventing power analysis attacks on microelectronic assemblies
Apparatus in form of a microelectronic assembly including an integrated circuit (IC) for execution of an embedded modular exponentiation program utilizing a...
Method and apparatus for power control in a transmitter
A processor (120) receives an input signal including symbols for transmission, and determines an output signal for a symbol period from a predetermined range of...
Bad frame detector and turbo decoder
A window error detector for a receiver capable of operating in a discontinuous transmit mode includes a soft decision decoder (210) producing soft output and...
Method and system for combining orthogonal transmit diversity and adaptive
array techniques in a wireless...
In a method for producing antenna element signals for transmitting a serial traffic channel from a plurality of elements in an antenna array, data in the serial...
Methods for implementing a talkgroup call with competing sources in a
multicast IP network
Methods for implementing talkgroup calls in an IP multicast network among competing sources, including console dispatch takeover of an active call from a...
Method and apparatus in a wireless messaging unit for acquiring transmitter
or receiver synchronization
A wireless messaging unit (122) determines (704) that a first channel (402), which utilizes a first plurality of time slots for transmission, does not have a...
Method and circuit for testing an analog-to-digital converter module on a
data processing system having an...
A data processing system (20) includes a plurality of modules (44, 48) and an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) (46). The ADC (46) includes at least one port...
Method and apparatus for producing an offset frequency
A frequency generation device (100) comprises a cascade of two phase-locked loops (104 and 108). The first PLL (104) is a frequency synthesizer while the second...
High capacitance drive fast slewing amplifier
A ring inhibiting charging and discharging circuit (100) for use with an amplification circuit (102) that drives a load (108) is responsive to an input (104) and...
Process for forming a semiconductor device
A method for forming an oxynitride gate dielectric layer (202, 204) begins by providing a semiconductor substrate (200). This semiconductor substrate is cleaned...
Method for forming a semiconductor device using a mask having a
A passivating layer (220) is formed overlying portions of a mask (200). The mask (200) is used to pattern a semiconductor device substrate (62). In accordance...
Method for forming a copper layer over a semiconductor wafer
A method for electroplating a copper layer (118) over a wafer (20) powers a cathode of an electroplating system (10) in a manner that obtains improved copper...
Memory device that includes passivated nanoclusters and method for
A semiconductor memory device with a floating gate that includes a plurality of nanoclusters (21) and techniques useful in the manufacturing of such a device are...
Method and apparatus for preventing information leakage attacks on a
An apparatus and method for preventing information leakage attacks on a microelectronic assembly is described for performing a cryptographic algorithm by...
Method of providing distributed operational control of a radio
A radio communication system (100) has distributed operational control. Multiple autonomously operable computer workstations (120) are linked to a radio...
Method and apparatus for transferring communication within a communication
Transferring communication within a communication system (100) occurs as follows: During communication with a serving base station (101), a handover candidate...
Non-predictive tone-coded-squelch frequency determination method
A non-predictive tone-coded-squelch (TCS) frequency determination method of scanning a plurality of radio frequency channels in a radio receiver and determining...
Calibrated low loss radio frequency switch matrix
A system for switching radio frequency signals from an input side (5, FIG. 1 ) to an output side (6) can be used to combine multiple input signals to form a...
Semiconductor device and method of operating it
A semiconductor device (70) includes a memory cell having a select transistor (67) and a storage transistor (65) having a relatively uniform tunnel dielectric...
Carrier assembly and method
A carrier assembly (10) for a circuit board includes a copper insert (12) pressed into an aluminum carrier (14). The copper insert has an undercut recess (36)....
Autonomous data aided GPS signal acquisition method and system
A data-aided system and method of GPS signal acquisition from a plurality of broadcasted GPS signals includes receiving (401) the GPS signals and providing a...
System with DLL
A system (50) has a shifting delay circuit (60) which provides a variable delay for delaying a source clock and a delay locked loop (DLL) (70) which includes a...
Method and apparatus for low power differential signaling to reduce power
A low power differential signaling technique for reducing power in CMOS circuits. An input signal is provided to the input of a transmitter which uses...
Metallic oxide gate electrode stack having a metallic gate dielectric
metallic gate electrode and a metallic...
A method for forming a tantalum-based anti-reflective coating (ARC) layer begins by forming an MOS metallic gate electrode layer (20) over a substrate (20). The...
Semiconductor device adhesive layer structure and process for forming
The formation of an adhesion/interlayer region (410) of a semiconductor substrate device (404) before barrier layer (412) deposition provides improved adhesion...
Method of forming semiconductor device having a sub-chip-scale package
A semiconductor device (1) has a sub-chip-scale package structure, wherein the substrate (50) has at least one of an X dimension and a Y dimension smaller than a...
Pump and motor unit and method for pumping fluids
A pump and motor unit 100 and method for pumping fluid is provided. The pump and motor unit 100 has a rotor element 102 which provides both pumping force and...
Air moving apparatus and method of optimizing performance thereof
An air moving device in the form of an axial flow fan is provided that is adapted for use in substantially enclosed high-density electrical systems, e.g....
Method and apparatus for facilitating distributed speech processing in a
The present invention addresses the need for an apparatus and method for facilitating and performing distributed speech processing in a wireless communication...
Power delivery system and method of controlling the power delivery system
for use in a radio frequency system
A power delivery system for use in a radio frequency system is provided. The power delivery system including a power splitter and at least one sector amplifier...
Global telecommunications system with distributed virtual networks and
method of operation therefor
In a communication system having Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites (210), one or more Mission Operations Control Centers (MOCCs) (220), one or more Distributed...
Portable communication device with collapsible speaker enclosure
A portable communication device includes a speaker enclosure having a speaker and a plurality of telescoping nested shells moveable between a collapsed...
Flow initiated burst mode communication for wireless communication network
systems and method
An access point (10) monitors traffic flows of communication on a first communication channel (20) between nodes (12, 14, 16) of the wireless communication...
Magnetic element with improved field response and fabricating method
An improved and novel fabrication method for a magnetic element, and more particularly a magnetic element (10) including a first electrode (14), a second...
Flexible circuit board and method for making a flexible circuit board
A flexible circuit board and a method for making a flexible circuit board. The flexible circuit board (10) is formed from a substantially rigid material and...
Automatically focusing an optical instrument having a lens with only two
A method (20) for automatically focusing an optical instrument (1) having a lens (10) with only two focus positions. The method comprises acquiring a first image...
Method and system for displaying textual information
A system for displaying textual information includes a receiver (300) for receiving textual information that includes a plurality of words. A text segmenter...
Switching down conversion mixer for use in multi-stage receiver
A mixer circuit (400) for use with a multi-stage receiver (200) accepts a single ended or differential (i.e. balanced) input (401). A voltage to current...
Low noise transconductance device
A low noise transconductance device having a transconduction comprising of two transconductive elements and a load, the transconduction of the first element...
Contact structure and process for formation
Electrical shorts and leakage paths are virtually eliminated by recessing conductive nodules (52) away from a conductor (72) or not forming the conductive...
Method and apparatus for encoding music into seven-bit characters that can
be communicated in an electronic message
A method of transmitting an electronic message with a musical attachment including encoding music into characters having a length equal to seven bits. Each...
Method for fabricating a semiconductor structure having a stable
crystalline interface with silicon
A method for fabricating a semiconductor structure comprises the steps of providing a silicon substrate (10) having a surface (12); forming on the surface of the...
Method for fabricating an electron-emissive film
A method for fabricating an electron-emissive film (100) includes the steps of providing a powder (124), which has a plurality of carbon nanotubes (104);...
Method for heating a semiconductor wafer in a process chamber by a shower
head, and process chamber
Heating (200) a semiconductor wafer (150) in a process chamber (100) is performed in the order of: placing (210) the wafer (100) with the backside (152) on a...
Optical code reader and methods and articles therefor
A method comprises steps of sensing a first user action, transmitting a first optical message in response to the first user action, and performing at least one...
Component alignment and transfer apparatus
A component alignment and transfer apparatus is disclosed which includes an accumulator for accumulating and aligning a plurality of components and a transfer...
Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment
A medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment has wireless electrodes, which are attached to the surface of the skin of the patient. The electrodes comprise a...
Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption of a communication
A method of reducing power consumption in a communication device includes a step of acquiring a signal on a common pilot channel of a radio communication system....