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Method of electron beam lithography on very high resistivity substrates
A method of performing electron beam lithography on high resistivity substrates including forming semiconductor material on a high resistivity substrate and...
Method for forming a semiconductor device
In accordance with embodiments of the present invention a trench-level dielectric film (26) and a via-level dielectric film (24) are formed overlying a...
Method of making a contact structure
An improved contact structure and process for forming an improved contact structure for a semiconductor device. A metal (14) is formed on a first metal layer...
Vertical semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
An n-channel device (10) and a p-channel device (11) are formed from a single epitaxial silicon layer (60,61). During the deposition of the single epitaxial...
Planar fuel cell
A planar fuel cell (20) is provided, including a membrane electrode assembly (23) sandwiched between two current collector assemblies (21, 22). The membrane...
Optical code reader including circuitry for processing the read symbology
An amplifier has an input responsive to an optical detector. An analog-to-digital converter is responsive to an output of the amplifier. A processor activates an...
Multifunctional belt clip for a portable device
A portable device having a multi-function belt clip assembly includes a leaf spring 16 having a first end 18 and a second end 20; a housing 14 which has a recess...
Rotation dependent frictional hinge mechanism
An electronic device (10) has a foldable housing (11) including a base unit (12) and a cover unit (14). The cover unit is rotatably joined to the base unit by a...
Environmental enclosure for housing cellular RF equipment
Cellular telephone housing
Gradient chuck method for wafer bonding employing a convex pressure
An apparatus and method for improved wafer bonding by scrubbing, spin drying, aligning, and pressing the polished wafers together. The first wafer (13) is...
Computer system with trigger controlled interface and method
An interface (101) in a computer system has an port (150) which is coupled to a memory via a first bidirectional data path (104) and coupled to a peripheral...
Data processing system having a protocol timer for autonomously
providing time based interrupts
A communications system includes multiple processors (14, 16) and a protocol timer (18). The protocol timer (18) controls the timing of events in the...
Communication device having multiple displays and method of operating
A portable communication device (102) includes a housing (105), a first display area (130), and a second display area (132). The first display area (130) is...
Method and apparatus for extending coverage in a cellular communication
Method for transmitting data packets between base site and designated mobile unit outside coverage area of base site comprises: identifying data packet;...
Method and apparatus providing improved intermodulation distortion
Second order intermodulation distortion (IM2) occurs when two interfacing signals mix with each other through a second order nonlinearity to produce an...
Selective call radio for selectively decoding prioritized messages and
A SCR (122) is assigned to a plurality of addresses, and includes a receiver (304) and a processor (308) coupled thereto. The processor is adapted to assign a...
Encoded facsimile communication with a selective system and method
A selective call communication system (10) receives hand written information from a facsimile machine (14) to be delivered to a plurality of selective call...
Method and apparatus for reducing breathing artifacts in compressed video
A method and apparatus for reducing breathing artifacts in MPEG-like video information streams employing group of pictures (GOP) or group of frames (GOF)...
Apparatus and method for performing a signal search in a coherent
wireless communication system
A base station receiver assembly (400) for performing a signal search, which operates in a coherent code division multiple access (CDMA) wireless communication...
Method and system for determining a packet transmission order
A method and apparatus for determining the order of transmission of packets of information in a communication system includes a priority assignment processor...
Manufacturing method and device for a wireless local area network optics
A manufacturing method (700) and device ((100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600) provide a fixturing frame with an optics array alignment for a wireless local area...
Method and apparatus for preventing an originating facsimile machine
from going on-hook prior to call...
A method and apparatus is disclosed for preventing an originating facsimile machine from going on hook prior to call completion due to setup delays. The...
Wide bandwidth frequency multiplier
A wide bandwidth frequency multiplier (48) multiplies a first frequency of an input signal (52) to generate an output signal (54) having a second frequency. The...
Resistless device fabrication method
A method of depositing a material to a semiconductor device having a first mesa structure, a second mesa structure and a valley. Material is deposited from a...
Method of forming a semiconductor device utilizing lithographic mask and
A method for patterning a semiconductor device using a lithographic mask (300) having a membrane layer (204) overlying an opening in a substrate. The membrane...
Contiguous keypad with sets of keys on different planes
A selective call receiver assembly (10) comprises a front housing (14) having a plurality of apertures (15 & 16) and a multiplanar functional keypad (20),...
Electronic component for measuring acceleration
An electronic component includes a support substrate (101), a fixed electrode (113) overlying the support substrate (101), a movable electrode (123, 423)...
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Method for selectively including leading fricative sounds in a portable
communication device operated in a...
In a portable communication device (104) that is able to operate in a speakerphone mode, a user interface such as a keypad (120) and display (122) are provided...
Combination radio carry case and programmer
A carry case (104) for a portable radio (102) provides automatic programming of the radio by including a proximity sensor (106) in the carry case. The proximity...
International mobile station identification method and signaling system
for cellular radiotelephones and systems
A cellular radiotelephone or MS (100) includes an international mobile station identification including a mobile country code MCC, a mobile network code MNC, an...
Adjustable radio frequency power amplifier and transmitter
A modulator (104) varies the duty cycle of a waveform to amplitude modulate information for transmission. A push-pull amplifier (106) in accordance with the...
Method and apparatus for increasing an output impedance of a transmit
amplifier during receive mode of a...
A communication unit (200) employs a method and apparatus for increasing an output impedance of a transmit amplifier during a receive mode of the communication...
Method and apparatus for facilitating multi-rate data transmission by
selecting a plurality of spreading codes
A communication system facilitates multi-rate data transmission by using a set (N) (210) of spreading codes from which a subset (n) (214) of the spreading codes...
Method and apparatus for performing interference suppression using modal
The invention relates to a communication system (300) having a receiver (304) that is capable of performing targeted interference suppression. An interference...
Communication system and operating method thereof
A communication system (28), comprises a master device (44) and slave device (30). Consequential to negotiations within the system (28) and having regard to...
Method for obtaining a lossless compressed aggregation of a
A method for providing a lossless, compressed topology aggregation of a group of switching nodes and interconnecting links. The switching nodes are divided into...
Digital communication system with integral messaging and method therefor
A digital communications system (10) includes a transmitting apparatus (12) and a receiving apparatus (14). In addition to a primary information signal (16),...
Communications system and a method therefor
An apparatus and method enabling a mobile station to transfer its communications between two dissimilar communications systems, for example, between a first...
Method for reallocating data in a discrete multi-tone communication
In the present invention, an ADSL system (10) determines if a bit swap is to occur based upon a projected margin of a best carrier and a current margin of a...
Non-speckle liquid crystal projection display
A non-speckle laser projection display composed of a liquid crystal material for the generation of a high resolution, non-speckle image. The projection display...
Modified chroma keyed technique for simple shape coding for digital video
An efficient chroma key-based coding technique for digital video with an optimized switching threshold. An optimized binary keying threshold is provided for...
Microstrip antenna and method of forming same
A microstrip antenna (300) includes a substrate (302) having an inner ground plane layer (322) around which a radiator element is folded so as to form first and...
Fixed site and satellite data-aided GPS signal acquisition method and
A fixed site and satellite data-aided system and method of GPS signal acquisition from a plurality of broadcasted GPS signals includes lengthening a...
Oscillator amplifier with frequency based digital multi-discrete-level
gain control and method of operation
An integrated circuit (11) has a frequency detection circuit (22) which provides one or more digital signals (50) to a current source (26) based upon a detected...
Phase-locked loop system and method for modifying an output transition
A Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) system (30) and a method for modifying the output transition time of the PLL system (30). The PLL system has an input stage (36)...