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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...
Method and apparatus for establishing group communications between
subscribers affiliated with terrestrial and...
Group communications between subscribers (20, 22) affiliated with a terrestrial communication system (12, 14) and subscribers (46, 48) affiliated with a...
User authentication in a communication system utilizing biometric
A method and apparatus for authenticating subscriber units (30) and users (25) in a communications system includes a communications node (200) which receives...
A hinge pin assembly for a communication device (100) includes a partially assembled hinge base (105). The base (105) has a receiving receptacle (148), an edge...
Communication system with satellite diversity and method of operation
A method and apparatus for providing an economically viable satellite communication system (100) for voice, data, and video using satellite diversity to augment...
Method and apparatus for reporting status information in a fixed
In a fixed wireless terminal (200), a transceiver (210) is coupled to a call processor (208), wherein the call processor (208) includes status information (218)....
Portable communication device with speakerphone operation
A radiotelephone (100) comprises a first housing element (202) and a second housing element (204), wherein the second housing element (204) is movingly connected...
Method for determining optimum number of complex samples for coherent
averaging in a communication system
A method for determining an optimum number (Nopt) of complex samples for coherent averaging of a complex signal S(n) in a code division multiple access...
Simultaneous transfer of voice and data information using multi-rate
vocoder and bit control protocol
A technique and method that efficiently and simultaneously transfers both voice and data information over a single communications link (11). The technique and...
Channel assignment within a broad-band communication system
Remote units (113-117) that wish to receive a multicast session, monitor a multicast advertisement message on a system broadcast channel to determine a session...
Method for adjusting the power level of an infrared signal
An electronic device (50) includes an infrared transceiver (510) having adjustable infrared signal intensity capability. The electronic device (50) commences to...
Retractable angled antenna assembly
An antenna assembly includes a straw having a substantially linear passageway and a helix base coil with an angled tapered guide, the passageway having a width...
Data entry device and method
A data entry device with a digitizer (20) having key input regions (21) for receiving stroke inputs. Key input region have multiple characters indicated on them....
RF mixer circuit and method of operation
An RF mixer (10) provides signal gain in a transconductor block (12). A first transistor (36) is sized M times larger than a second transistor (18) to generate...
A piezoelectric switch (10) is made by laminating one piezoelectric film (16) on the top and a second piezoelectric film (18) on the bottom sides of a stiff...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacture
A semiconductor device includes a substrate (10) that can be cut into different sizes. A plurality of wirebond fingers (12) are formed on a top surface (13) of...
Method and system for synthesizing oligonucleotides using
nucleotide-specific dispensing bars
A plurality of oligonucleotides are synthesized at a plurality of locations on a substrate using a plurality of dispensing bars. Each of the plurality of...
Optoelectronic device having an overfill material and method of assembly
An optoelectronic device (10) having an overfill material (30) that protects components of the optoelectronic device (10) and a method for assembling the...
Circuit board features with reduced parasitic capacitance and method
A method for fabricating circuit board conductors with desirable processing and reduced self and mutual capacitance. The method generally entails forming a metal...
System for communicating user-selected criteria filter prepared at
wireless client to communication server for...
In a main embodiment, prestage filtering is applied via user-definable filter parameters (e.g., reject, pass, or granularity filters) on data being transferred...
Data processing method and apparatus operable on an irrational
A data processing apparatus (200) which improves the accuracy of resultant data. The data processing apparatus includes an input (220, 222) configured to receive...
Reset recovery in a microprocessor controlled device
A method for recovering from a reset in a microprocessor includes steps of evaluating a predetermined pattern in a volatile memory (102), determining the type of...
Method and apparatus used in a simulcast radio communication system for
providing improved local time
A technique is used in a simulcast radio communication system (200) for providing improved local time information. The technique includes, in a fixed portion...
Behind the ear communication device
A behind the ear communication device (200) has a housing (205) with a form factor to provide a comfortable fit across a wide variety of users. Particularly, the...
Programmable cryptographic processing system and method
A programmable crypto processing system (10) includes several processing resources (14, 16, 26) implemented on a single ULSI die. The processing system is both...
Method and apparatus for performing a modulation
A method and apparatus for producing phase reference signals for use in a quadrature modulation circuit are disclosed. The quadrature modulation circuit includes...
Method and apparatus for handoff within a communication system
In a communication system (100) where a remote unit is given a time offset for a base station (102) and hands off to the base station (102) if the remote unit...
Sensing circuit and method
The occurrence of invalid data transitions on an output data bus (17) are reduced with an improved data sensing circuit (20). In a single block memory...
Semiconductor device memory cell and method for selectively erasing the
An electrically erasable programmable read only memory (EEPROM) array (30) that includes rows and columns of memory cells. Word lines (WL0 and WL1) are...
Electrically programmable memory and method of programming
An electrically programmable memory having floating gate FET cells (10.2) each having a drain electrode (10.10), and a source electrode (10.8); a first voltage...
Multilayer ceramic package with low-variance embedded resistors
A multilayer electronic component (200) is provided. The component includes a substrate package assembly (202) with a set of stacked insulated sheets of a...