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Passive flip radiator for antenna enhancement
An antenna system includes a main antenna (16) and a parasitic element (18). The parasitic element (18) is rotatably coupled (24) to the main antenna (16), the...
Radio communication system for communicating scheduled messages and method
A communication system includes a radio communication system (102) for communicating scheduled messages to SCRs (Selective Call Radios) (122). The radio...
Radio frequency identification tag circuit chip having printed
A radio frequency identification tag circuit chip (10) includes a circuit chip (11) having a surface (18) and at least one interconnection pad (12, 14) formed in...
Multiple use of a single transistor for linear regulation charge control
and protection of a rechargeable battery
A battery charging and protection circuit that features a single transistor to control current flow in two directions. The circuit comprises first and second...
Device having battery-save circuitry and method of operation
A device having battery-save circuitry includes a power-on reset circuit (603), an OR-gate (604) coupled to the power-on reset circuit (603), a current-boost...
Partial discharge method for operating a field emission display
A partial discharge method for operating a field emission display (100) having an anode (125), a spacer (106), and a plurality of electron emitters (116)...
Transparent compound and applications for its use
A mold compound made from a polymer resin and an isorefringent, transparent filler is used to form optical electronic components (10, 20, 30). The mold compound...
Nonvolatile memory circuit and structure
A nonvolatile memory includes five transistors. The memory has an MOS transistor in series with two pairs of transistors, where each pair includes a floating...
Process for forming a semiconductor device and a process for operating an
A process for forming a semiconductor device includes placing a substrate (104) into an apparatus (300), creating a plasma, and processing the substrate (104)....
Apparatus and method for encrypted instructions
Computer instructions are stored in a main memory in encrypted or coded form, e.g., to conserve memory space. The coded instructions are decoded prior to...
Access control system and method therefor
A TCS (200) and procedure (400) for identifying an unidentified class as a class of a group of classes includes a new tree-structured classifier (208) and...
Impedance matching for a dual band power amplifier
An exciter matching circuit (125), interstage matching circuit (134), and harmonic filter matching circuit (140) match impedances at the input to a two-stage...
Demodulator having an infinite-duration impulse response filter with
dynamic coeffiecient scaling
By time-sharing demodulator hardware between a primary data path (165), a power control data path (161), and a received signal strength indicator (RSSI) path...
Transceiver with miniature virtual image display
A portable communications transceiver having a first hollow body, a second hollow body, and a virtual image display that includes a semiconductor array providing...
Antenna indexing and retaining mechanism
An antenna indexing and retaining mechanism (100) for coupling an antenna stem (117) to a transceiver (701) is provided. The mechanism (100) includes a plurality...
Linearization using parallel cancellation in linear power amplifier
A predistortion linear power amplifier and method employs parallel predistortion cancellation. In one embodiment the predistortion linear power amplifier (200)...
Phase locked loop
A hybrid phase locked loop employs both analog and digital circuitry. A digital to analog converter (DAC) provides a current output signal in conjunction with a...
Battery conditioning scheme
A portable radio (306) provides a selectable and/or automatic battery conditioning mode of operation (400). Battery conditioning is achieved by discharge state...
Portable electronic device and method
A portable electronic device such as a mobile telephone is powered by a battery and is arranged to operate in an off-mode, a standby mode and an on-mode of...
Moisture enhanced ball grid array package
An integrated circuit package (10) comprises a semiconductor die (14), and a substrate (16) for receiving the semiconductor die. The substrate has an aperture(s)...
Method for fabricating a semiconductor structure having a crystalline
alkaline earth metal oxide interface with...
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...
Automatic defect detection and generation of control code for subsequent
defect repair on an assembly line
A method for manufacturing an electronic device includes placing a plurality of components on a printed wiring board (204), detecting a defect in a component...
Method and apparatus for performing access censorship in a data processing
Method and apparatus for performing access censorship in a data processing system (10). In one embodiment, a digital data processing system (10) has a sub-system...
Method and apparatus for transferring data on a split bus in a data
A bus protocol for a split bus (50, 60) where each device (10, 20, 30) coupled to the bus has an age-based queue (12, 24, 34) of pending transactions. Queues are...
Manufacturing method for assembling products by generating and scheduling
dynamically assembly instructions
A manufacturing method is provided for assembling a number of products by generating and scheduling dynamically a number of assembly instructions from modeling...
Voice recognition button for mobile telephones
A voice recognition system having an enhanced button that allows a driver to reduce his risk of being involved in an accident while operating a vehicle and using...
Apparatus for performing non-linear signal classification in a
A non-linear signal classifier (26) includes a polynomial expansion unit for expanding signal feature vectors determined by a feature extraction unit (25) for a...
Scalar cost function based predistortion linearizing device, method, phone
A device (400), method (1200), phone (400) and basestation (400) for providing scalar measurement-based predistortion for linearization in a radio frequency RF...
Cellular TDMA base station receiver with dynamic DC offset correction
A receiver (10) corrects for dynamic DC offsets by utilizing an open loop predictive DC offset correction stage (18) to respond instantly to changes in AGC...
Secure communication hub and method of secure data communication
A secure communication hub (10) relays local communications between low probability of intercept (LPI) user radio equipment (68) and provides a secure interface...
Method and apparatus for generating an echo clock in a memory
A method and apparatus for generating an echo clock is described. An echo clock is an output strobe signal that selectively follows an input clock signal in a...
Digital waveform generator apparatus and method therefor
A waveform generator for generating a waveform in a dual mode wireless device includes a first waveform generator portion (106) and a second waveform generator...
Method of forming embedded DRAM structure
A method for forming an embedded DRAM integrated circuit (10) begins by forming an asymmetric source and drain structure on the DRAM pass transistors. The...
Method and apparatus for obtaining electric field-enhanced bioconjugation
Among other things, the invention provides devices and methods for obtaining electric field-enhanced bioconjugation events. In particular, the invention provides...
Cooling module including a pressure relief mechanism
The present invention provides a cooling module (100) and a method for forming the cooling module (100). The cooling module (100) is effective in reducing the...
Radio communication device
Method and apparatus for affecting subsequent instruction processing in a
A method and apparatus affects subsequent instruction processing in a data processor (10). In one embodiment, a delay interrupt recognition instruction (IDLY4)...
Factorial packing method and apparatus for information coding
An improved speech coder takes advantage of the fact that any given pulse combination can be uniquely described by the following four properties: number of...
Polynomial Predistortion linearizing device, method, phone and base station
A device (400), method (1200), phone (400) and base station (400) provide predistortion for linearization in a radio frequency RF power amplifier. The method...
Method for acquiring a predetermined type of information from a selective
call device in a communication system
A technique is used in an infrastructure (150) of a two-way radio synchronous communication system (100) to efficiently acquire a predetermined type of...
Peak program current reduction apparatus and method
Apparatus and method for reducing peak program current in memories include providing a memory with an array of memory cells arranged in rows and columns and...
Transport device with openings for capacitive coupled readers
Identification tags (22) are secured to objects (20) moving upon a transport band (16). The identification tags (22) each contain a transponder circuit (32) in...
Crystal reference and oscillator circuit using same
A crystal reference (100) comprises a crystal element (102) integrally housed with a memory device (108), and is coupled to the memory device through an...
Method for forming a semiconductor device using an etch stop layer
A first etch stop layer (14) is formed over a semiconductor substrate (10). A first dielectric layer (20) is formed over the first etch stop layer (14). An...
Two-phase thermosyphon including a porous structural material having slots
The present invention provides a two-phase thermosyphon (100) that includes a sealed housing (105). The housing (105) includes a first outer surface, a second...
Integrally molded clip and clip assembly
An integrally molded clip (10) and clip assembly (30) has a back (11), a front (12), a bridging member (13) and spigot guide tracks (20). Front (12) has a socket...
Radio vehicle adapter
Speech control of multiple applications using applets
A computer operating system (30) receives information from first and second application programs relating to control words for controlling the application...
Method of selectively assigning a penalty to a probability associated with
a voice recognition system
A voice recognition system (204, 206, 207, 208) assigns a penalty to a score in a voice recognition system. The system generates a lower threshold for the number...