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ATM switching system and method with propagation delay compensation
A switch system (20) switches at least sixty-four asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) input data streams (22) into at least sixty-four ATM output data streams (24)....
Network manager and method thereof for a communication system
A method of managing objects residing in a communication system includes the steps of reading (201), by a network manager for a plurality of objects represented...
Adaptive rate system and method for network communications
A system and method for determining operating parameters to control a communication rate for an adaptive rate communication system includes a transmitter (101)...
Distributed packet communication network
A multiple access and data channel scheme is presented for reducing network communication collisions and susceptibility to jamming signals in a distributed...
CMOS cell and circuit design for improved IDDQ testing
A CMOS cell and circuit design methodology for improved IDDQ testing for logic and memory circuits. The CMOS cell library includes one or more CMOS cells, each...
An antenna assembly (100) includes an antenna (114), antenna mounting base (108), and a radio housing (102). The antenna mounting base (108) includes a...
Method for decoding a quadrature encoded signal
A method of decoding a quadrature encoded signal where position tracking is implemented which decouples the position calculations from the encoder edges. In one...
Data transfer system and method for communicating utility consumption data
over power line carriers
Utility consumption data is provided over power line carrier links to local nodes and routed through a network of local nodes over peer-to-peer line-of-sight RF...
Method for transmitting and receiving address information within a
The first frame of a paging slot (405) contains a portion of every page's (401-404) address. Likewise, the second, third, and fourth frames of the slot (405)...
Power amplifier core
A power amplifier core (40) for amplifying RF signals is provided. The power amplifier core (40) includes a first string of FET cells (46) for amplifying the RF...
Shunt voltage regulator with self-contained thermal crowbar safety
A voltage regulator that includes a voltage control circuit, fabricated on a semiconductor. The voltage control circuit maintains a voltage between a first node...
Single wire radio to charger communications method
This invention is a single wire interface communication system whereby a phone having internal charging circuitry communicates the charging status of the battery...
Process for forming an electrical device
The present invention includes a process for forming an electrical device. In one embodiment, the process includes applying a solid patternable film over a...
Selective removal of a metal oxide dielectric
A method for forming a semiconductor device is disclosed in which a metal oxide gate dielectric layer is formed over a substrate. A gate electrode is then formed...
Semiconductor device with flame sprayed heat spreading layer and method
A semiconductor device having a heat spreading layer (18,118) of material deposited by flame spraying on a back surface of the semiconductor die (12,112). The...
Lithographic printing method using a low surface energy layer
A method of contact printing on a device using a partially transparent mask (18) having first and second surfaces, comprises the steps of applying a layer of low...
Wall mount power supply
Method and apparatus for maximum likelihood sequence detection
In a Viterbi decoder, a branch metrics unit (51) receives samples and provides a branch metric to a first and second adder (54 and 55) that adds the branch...
Vehicle locating system utilizing global positioning
A vehicle locating system (200) includes a beacon (108) carried by a vehicle, a tracking control station (106) for generating a beacon activation signal (110)...
Method and apparatus in a two-way wireless communication system for
detection and deferred reporting of a...
A portable subscriber unit (122) provides (402) communications for a user, and monitors (404) a parameter indicative of communication quality during the...
Multiple frequency band receiver
A multiple frequency band receiver (102) receives at least two frequency bands that are close but not adjacent. A first bandpass filter (304) passes signals in...
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....