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Magnetic random access memory array divided into a plurality of memory
An MRAM device has a new type of memory bank (10) that includes bit lines (21-24), a reference line (27) and digit lines (25, 26), on intersections of bit lines...
An electronic assembly (1) having at least one semiconductor die (2) with external electrodes (3) has a foldable electrically insulating substrate (4) supporting...
Personal computer system, compact disk, and method for interactively
viewing the earth
A method of interactively viewing the Earth including the steps of: selecting satellite viewpoint of a region of the Earth; reading prestored image of the region...
Rotating electronically steerable antenna system and method of operation
A user terminal (110) includes a rotating electronically steerable antenna system (210) which combines coarse mechanical beam steering with fine electronic beam...
Amplifier with feedback to provide bias adjustment
An amplifier (1) having an amplifier transistor (Tr1) with a gate (G) and drain (D). A feedback circuit (2) couples the drain (D) to the gate (G). The feedback...
Method of processing a substrate including measuring for planarity and
probing the substrate
A substrate (17) is probed after the planarity between a chuck (16) (or the substrate (17)) and a surface of the probing system (20), such as the bottom surface...
Light emitting apparatus and method of fabrication
Light emitting apparatus comprising a thin film transistor having a current carrying terminal, an organic electroluminescent device for emitting light having a...
Electronic component encapsulated in a glass tube
An electronic component (10) is formed by encasing individual components within a glass tube (20). The individual components can include a semiconductor die...
Light-emitting apparatus and method of fabrication
Light emitting apparatus is disclosed including a thin film transistor, a capacitor and an organic electroluminescent device. The thin film transistor includes a...
Method of passivating the surface of a Si substrate
A method of passivating the surface of a Si wafer is disclosed including the steps of cleaning the surface of the Si wafer and depositing an alkaline earth metal...
Optical storage medium for binding assays
In accordance with a first aspect, a binding assay comprises a machine-readable storage medium which supports a molecular receptor (22). In accordance with a...
Battery cell housing
Described is a two-part housing for a battery cell having circuitry separate from the main body of the cell. Finger joints, blind dado joints, and edge joints...
Prong for adapter plug for international use
Described is a plug prong comprising a blade and an anchor where the blade has a section cut from one or both sides of the blade. The cut out section is replaced...
Integrated circuit carrier package with battery coin cell
A chip-battery micro-module and fabrication method thereof wherein an integrated circuit "chip" is secured to a battery coin cell using various conductive and...
Computer front portion
Address processor and method therefor
An address processor (205) receives contiguous row and column addresses from an address decoder (151). In response, the address processor (205) applies a...
Method for calculating a location of a remote Unit utilizing observed
time difference (OTD) and real time...
Base stations (101, 103, and 105) transmit, and a remote unit (117) receives a radio frequency (RF) location signal. The remote unit (117) then computes an...
Method and apparatus for passing network device operations between
A method and apparatus for passing network device operations between a source and a target network device which are associated with a mobile communication unit...
Method and apparatus for partial coverage zone selective call
A communication system (10) has a plurality of selective call transceivers (30) which operate as one-way selective call receivers in one-way coverage zones (16)...
Method and apparatus for dynamically controlling hand-off thresholds in
a satellite cellular communication system
In cellular communication systems, hand-offs are performed to maintain links as subscriber units (110) and beams move relative to each other. The hand-off...
Differential fault analysis hardening apparatus and evaluation method
A method of evaluating a cryptosystem to determine whether the cryptosystem can withstand a fault analysis attack, the method includes the steps of providing a...
Synchronization of internal coder-decoders of multiple microprocessors
A method and apparatus of bringing sampling instants of a first internal coder-decoder (14) of a first microprocessor (10) into synchronization with sampling...
System, device and method for detecting and characterizing impairments
in a communication network
A device system and method of detecting impairments in a communication network, involving: receiving during a plurality of time intervals equalized training...
Apparatus and method for performing a signal search in a wireless
A search metric adjustor (401) for use in a base station receiver assembly (400) which operates in a CDMA wireless communication system conveying a mobile...
Method of enabling handoff
A method improves the decoding rate and reliability of adjacent cell base stations by expediting the decode process if the signal quality of a traffic channel is...
Radio network and method of operation with location computation
A method of operation of a network (10) of radio stations (e.g. 11, 12 and 13) in which each radio station communicates with at least two other radio stations. A...
Method, subscriber device, wireless router, and communication system
efficiently utilizing the receive/transmit...
The present invention provides a subscriber device (10), method (1000, 1500), wireless router (30), and communication system (100). The communication system...
Memory utilizing a programmable delay to control address buffers
A memory utilizing programmable delay circuits to control address buffers. A programmable delay device is provided for each block of a plurality of blocks of the...
Memory system, method for verifying data stored in a memory system after
a write cycle and method for writing...
A memory system (20) comprising a memory array (22) having a plurality of memory cells (42) arranged in rows and columns. Each memory cell (42) has a control...
Surface-mount device package having an integral passive component
The surface-mount device package comprises a pad located on a face of the surface-mount device, a solder bump bonded to the pad, and a terminal spaced radially...
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuit
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) discharge circuit provides robust protection to an integrated circuit (13). In one embodiment, a resistive element (71) ensures...
Method, device and optical package with enhanced temperature stability
The present invention provides a method, device and optical package (10,22) for enhancing a temperature stability by controlling a variable characteristic of an...
Conveyor bed with openings for capacitive coupled readers
Identification tags are secured to parcels moving upon a conveyor belt. The identification tags each contain a transponder circuit in electrical communication...
Radio frequency identification tag having an article integrated antenna
A radio frequency identification tag (14) utilizes an antenna (22) formed in association with, and thus integral to, an article, package, package container,...
Method and apparatus for increasing the linearity of the phase and gain
of a power amplifier circuit
The present invention provides for a method and apparatus for increasing the linearity of the phase and gain of an amplifier circuit (10, 22). The amplifier...
Organic electroluminescent display device and method of fabrication
An organic electroluminescent display device including a layer of organic electroluminescent material disposed between electrodes for emitting an optical effect....
Chemical mechanical polishing system and method therefor
A chemical mechanical planarization tool (21) comprises a platen (22), a wafer carrier arm (31), a carrier assembly (37), a conditioning arm (28), and an end...
Method for forming a semiconductor device
An opening (24) is formed in a substrate (20). A first layer (30) is formed over the substrate (20) and the feature opening (24). A second layer (40) is formed...
Method for forming interconnect bumps on a semiconductor die
A method of forming an interconnect bump structure (32, 33). Under Bumb Metalization 11 (UBM) comprising a chrome layer (16), a copper layer (36), and a tin...
Method for forming a capacitor structure
A dielectric film (110) is formed overlying a semiconductor device substrate (10). A dielectric post (204) having an outer peripheral boundary having sidewalls...
Energy devices with means for failure detection
An article comprised of a material that can be wetted by electrolyte solutions contains indicator substances sensitive to acid, caustic and or salt solutes that...
Circuit design verification tool and method therefor using maxwell's
Very high speed circuits are adversely effected by parasitic capacitances and line resistances. At high speeds these values of capacitance and resistance change...
Method and apparatus for extracting parameters for an electrical
A parameter extraction technique for an electrical structure is based on a definition of network parameters that isolates pure mode responses of the electrical...
Belt clip aperture for use in a two-way radio housing and method of
A housing (101) for a portable two-way radio (100) includes a first aperture (107) located substantially at one end of the housing (101) for engaging an first...
Sensor and method of use
A sensor has an electrode (120) that is movable along three mutually perpendicular axes (10, 11, 12). The sensor also has stationary over-travel limiting...
Data packet routing scheduler and method for routing data packets on a
A data processing system (20) schedules the allocation of a common bus (26), used by multiple service requesters (32). The system (20) creates a plurality of...
Apparatus and method for rate determination in a communication system
To accurately determine rate and voice activity in moderate-to-low signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs) to maximize voice quality, system capacity and/or battery life,...
Control of workstations in assembly lines
A workstation (1) in an assembly line for placing components onto workpieces is associated with a conveyor (3) for conveying the workpieces into and out of...
Communication system, mobile station, and method for mobile station
A method and system are disclosed where both a mobile station (105) and the infrastructure logically treat all access probes of an access attempt as if they were...