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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...
Method and apparatus for group calls in a wireless CDMA communication
A controller (120), in response to receiving a request for a group call (201) targeting a group (101), allocates at least one power adjustment channel to the...
Method and apparatus for mixing signals
A mixer (200, 201) including a transformation circuit (210) is used for frequency converting a first digital signal (208), sampled at a first sampling rate and...
Packet telephony power management
A system (10) and method for packet telephony power management of a cable distribution network (20), i.e., a hybrid fiber coax (HFC) communication system, for...
Data transmission within a spread-spectrum communication system
Remote units (113) having large amounts of data to transmit will be dynamically assigned Orthogonal Variable Spreading Factor (OVSF) codes corresponding to...
Magnetic element with dual magnetic states and fabrication method thereof
An improved and novel magnetic element (10; 10'; 50; 50'; 80) including a plurality of thin film layers wherein the bit end magneto-static demagnetizing fields...
Sequencing scheme for reducing low frequency tone generation in an analogue
A noise cancellation circuit for use with a digital signal includes a plurality of equally weighted cells (53) for providing an analogue output signal (35) in...
In-line, unbalanced amplifier, predistortion circuit
A plurality of amplifiers are connected in cascade to form an in-line predistortion circuit. The amplifiers are unbalanced in that each amplifier stage in the...
Differential input comparator with double sided hysteresis
A current-controlled differential input comparator having a double sided hysteresis is provided, including a differential input comparator having a first...
Non-volatile memory cell and method for manufacturing same
A non-volatile memory cell (81) includes a drain-side select transistor (86), a source-side select transistor (87), and a storage transistor (88). The drain-side...
Method of forming a semiconductor device
In one embodiment, a first dielectric film (24), and a second dielectric film (32) are formed over a substrate (10). The substrate is cured to at least partially...
Method and apparatus for monitoring wafer characteristics and/or
semiconductor processing consistency using...
A method and apparatus for characterizing processing operations is presented. Following exposure of a wafer to plasma, the surface charge distribution pattern on...
Method for manufacturing an integral thin-film metal resistor
A method for manufacturing a microelectronic assembly to have a resistor, and particularly a metal resistive film, with desirable processing and dimensional...
Method for forming a semiconductor device
A substrate (155) is placed into a plating bath (19, 59), a current in the bath is measured, and a film (110) is plated onto the substrate (155). In one...
Semiconductor circuit temperature monitoring and controlling apparatus and
A method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling temperatures at a semiconductor circuit (22) by an array (32) of thermoelectric cooler cells (34) which are...
Method and apparatus for accessing misaligned data from memory in an
A method and apparatus for performing mis-aligned read and write operations to a stack involves providing a memory array (110). The memory array is split into a...
Finite field multiplier with intrinsic modular reduction
A finite field multiplier with intrinsic modular reduction includes an interface unit (1208) that translates an n bit wide data path to a m bit wide data path...
Method and apparatus for differential scale factor calibration in
differential odometry systems integrated with GPS
Calibration of a differential scale factor associated with left and right wheels of a vehicle having a terrestrial navigation system. The terrestrial navigation...
Product detector and method therefor
A product detector for converting a signal to baseband includes a commutating switch which serves to sample an RF waveform four times per period at the RF...
Method of and apparatus for automatic frequency control range extension
By employing AFC range extension, a high frequency communication device (100) can use a low cost, low accuracy crystal (119) in its reference oscillator (118)....
Authentication in a packet data system
A communication system in which a user device (10) generates authentication information (32) unique to the user device and provides a data packet (35) including...
Selective call device and method for monitoring at least two communication
A selective call device (106) for monitoring at least two communication systems. The selective call device (106) has a receiver (204) for receiving information...
Radio frequency identification device having displacement current control
and method thereof
A radio frequency identification (RFID) device (12) having displacement current control. The RFID device (12) comprises a voltage source (30), and exciter...
Method and apparatus for a calibrated frequency modulation phase locked
In accordance with the present invention, a frequency modulating phase-locked-loop (FMPLL) (100) architecture is implemented. The frequency of the FMPLL (100) is...
Method for forming a thick-film resistor and thick-film resistor formed
A process for forming a thick-film resistor whose dimensions can be accurately obtained, thereby yielding a precise resistance value. The method includes...
Substrate having trim window in a C5 array
A substrate 15 has an electrically adjustable trim pad 50 on the bottom side. A circuit pattern 18 resides on the top side, covered by an RF shield 20. The trim...
Alignment method for semiconductor device
A semiconductor wafer (101) includes a first semiconductor die (103) having a first alignment mark (165) disposed in an alignment region (163) to align the first...
Self-switching electrochemical cells and method of making same
Structures (1, 21, 41, 71, 161) of electrochemical cells and electrochemical cell components employ a switch-like article (10, 26, 48, 63, 65, 68, 76, 166)...
Perishable media information storage mechanism and method of fabrication
A perishable media information storage mechanism, including a substrate, a data layer for recording data thereon the information storage mechanism, a reflective...
Method of manufacturing a sensor
A sensor has a support substrate (200), an electrode (110, 510, 710) movable relative to a surface (201) of the support substrate (200) and comprised of a first...