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Method and apparatus for combining carrier signals
A method and apparatus of combining carrier signals (110, 111) includes in a coupler (125) phase shifting signals (110, 111) by substantially 90 degrees to...
Method and apparatus for facilitating establishment of communications in
a messaging system
A digital sync signal (502) is transmitted (702) from K transmitters (206) of a cluster (402), followed by K fine tuning signals (506) during K time slots (510),...
Method and apparatus in a wireless messaging system for minimizing
unnecessary communications with coverage...
A subscriber unit (122) acquires (604) communications with a first network (102) of a messaging system, the first network able to communicate at a first...
Electronic device having self-aligning solder pad design
A substrate (200) to which a component (210) is mounted includes at least two mounting pads (215, 220) formed thereon for electrically coupling to a single...
Integrated electro-optical package
An integrated electro-optical package including a laser diode microscanner, and an automatic focus mechanism housed within a housing. The microscanner includes a...
Pattern display circuit
A circuit (12) for generating a line pattern display (100) comprises: a display for generating display elements which extend in first direction and second...
Method and apparatus for high efficiency wideband power amplification
A method and apparatus for efficient power amplification of a wideband signal with a correspondingly wide modulation bandwidth includes an envelope detector...
Multicolored organic electroluminescent display
An organic electroluminescent display device includes a plurality of pixels formed on a substrate, each pixel including a plurality of different light ...
Field emission device having an electroplated structure and method for
the fabrication thereof
A field emission device (100) includes an electroplated structure (122) and an electron emitter (118). Electroplated structure (122) includes a base (124), which...
Semiconductor device having a metal containing layer overlying a gate
Metal semiconductor nitride gate electrodes (40, 70) are formed for use in a semiconductor device (60). The gate electrodes (40, 70) may be formed by sputter...
Semiconductor device and method of making
A graded-channel semiconductor device (10) is formed in a pedestal (12). The pedestal (12) is formed on a substrate (11) and improves the electrical...
Method of manufacturing semiconductor devices and apparatus therefor
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes creating ions in a chamber (201), using the ions to generate sputtered material from a target (241,...
Method and assembly for providing improved underchip encapsulation
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes a printed circuit board (12) that includes a substrate (14) having a die attach region (22) and a plurality of first...
Method of forming an alignment mark
An alignment mark (51) is formed on the surface (64) of a silicon carbide substrate (50). The alignment mark (51) is used to reflect a light signal (72) to...
Method of fabricating an MTJ with low areal resistance
A method of fabricating a magnetoresistive tunnel junction including forming a thin, continuous layer of aluminum alloy on the surface of a first magnetic layer,...
Organometallic complexes for use in light emitting devices
A new class of organometallic complexes for use in electroluminescent (EL) devices and a method of preparation are disclosed. The organometallic complexes are...
Portable data carrier
Method and apparatus for reducing the time required to test an
integrated circuit using slew rate control
Method and apparatus for reducing the time required to test an integrated circuit (10) using slew rate control. Using a very slow slew rate during normal...
Cryptographic processing system with programmable function units and
A programmable cryptographic system (100) provides high performance cryptographic processing support for cryptographic algorithms. Two or more independent...
Method and system for managing data unit processing
A cryptographic controller (100) installs and manages a channel for processing data units. The cryptographic controller (100) performs background staging of...
Network navigation methods and systems using an article of mail
A network navigation method includes steps of reading machine-readable data (14) associated with an article of mail (12), and determining an electronic address...
Method for processing a hyperlink formatted message to make it
compatible with an alphanumeric messaging device
A method processes a hyperlink formatted message to make it compatible with an alphanumeric messaging device (118) that lacks hyperlink decoding capability. The...
Communication control apparatus and method
A communication control apparatus (108) for use in an electronic device (102) includes a device (111), first and second communication lines (116 and 117), and a...
Layered wireless communication system and method
A layered wireless communication system (100) uses "coverage zones, i.e., coverage cells (102-108) and traffic zones," i.e., traffic cells (110-122). The traffic...
Method and apparatus for forwarding a dispatch communication in a
A calling communication unit (210) transmits a dispatch communication request to a communication infrastructure (202). The dispatch communication request...
Method and system for transmitting data to a mobile communication unit
The system includes a first data channel established between the mobile communication unit and a wireless communication system. The first data channel is...
Method and apparatus for frequency control
The invention concerns a method and apparatus for providing frequency control of an oscillator circuit. The apparatus includes an oscillator (9), an error...
Radio having a self-tuning antenna and method thereof
A radio (100) includes a receiver circuitry (106) for use in conjunction with a tunable antenna (101). The radio includes a controller (122) which may be a...
Method and apparatus for signaling privacy in personal communications
A system and method provides signaling privacy for communications between nodes of a communications network (30). Multiple logical links exist between distinct...
Apparatus and methods for using coding to perform signal routing in a
satellite communication system
Message information is sent from an origination node to a destination node through a number of route-processing nodes (300). Routing/processing codes are...
Method and apparatus for robust operation of data transmission during
adverse radio-link conditions
A method and apparatus for robust operation of data transmission during adverse radio-link conditions is provided herein. Prior to adverse radio-link conditions...
Method to write/read MRAM arrays
A method of writing/reading an array of magnetoresistive cells, with each cell in the array having associated therewith a first current line that generates an...
Parallel-loaded series resonant converter having a piezo-electric
crystal as self-oscillating element
A series-resonant power converter (10) comprising a transformer (100), a resonant tank circuit (120) having a piezo-electric crystal (122) as the resonant...
Method and apparatus for beam management in a satellite communication
A method (400, FIG. 4) for beam management in a satellite communication system (10) which simplifies cell-to-cell hand-offs within a footprint (90) of a...
Low-power decimator for an oversampled analog-to-digital converter and
An oversampled analog-to-digital converter (ADC) (20) includes a sigma-delta modulator (21) with two decimation filters to provide minimum power consumption. The...
High speed interlaced analog interface
An apparatus for wide bandwidth analog to digital and digital to analog signal conversion is disclosed. An input/output stage (40) is coupled to an external...
Method and apparatus for scheduling a message for a first messaging
system and informing a subscriber unit...
A first messaging system (112, 116) schedules (502) a first store-and-forward message (406, 408) for transmission to a subscriber unit (122) on a first channel...
Apparatus and method for discharging and charging a multiple battery
A device (100) includes detachable main and auxiliary batteries (101, 102) and a circuit (310) for discharging and charging the batteries (101, 102). Discharging...
Motor controller, integrated circuit, and method of controlling a motor
A motor controller includes an input terminal (22), a frequency selective network, a first controller, and a second controller. The input terminal is adapted to...
Electroluminescent apparatus and methods of manufacturing and
Packaged electroluminescent apparatus including an organic electroluminescent device carried by a glass substrate and a glass cover sealed with the glass...
Semiconductor component having a semiconductor chip mounted to a chip
A semiconductor device (30) includes a semiconductor chip (11) flip chip mounted on a substrate (21) and a thermally conductive chip mount (31) mounded on the...
Textile fabric with integrated sensing device and clothing fabricated
A textile fabric including a plurality of electrically conductive fibers and at least one electronic sensor or a plurality of sensing fibers. The textile fabric...
Fuel cell with integral fuel storage
A fuel cell (30) has an internal fuel source (35) that is in a matrix around a membrane electrode assembly (29). The membrane electrode assembly is constructed...
Methods of encapsulating electroluminescent apparatus
A method of encapsulating organic electroluminescent (EL) devices including providing an EL device on a substrate and a metallic sheet having a stand-off...
Portable electronic device attachment clip
Data processing system having selectable exception table relocation and
A data processing system (20) has a central processing unit (CPU) (22) and a memory (30) for storing an exception table. The exception table is mapped in the...
Method for accessing memory using overlapping accesses and early
synchronous data transfer control
Accordingly, the present invention provides a method for synchronously accessing memory in order to improve the performance in systems which use memories with...
Method and system for solving linear systems
A system and method of using a computer processor (34) to generate a solution to a linear system of equations is provided. The computer processor (34) executes a...
Cordless radiotelephone system having an extendable geographic coverage
area and method therefor
A cordless telephone system (300) comprises a portable station (305), a first base station (301) and a second base station (310). The first base station (301)...
Multiple-tier satelite communication system and method of operation
A method and apparatus have been described for combining multiple satellite constellations into a cooperative network. A GEO tier of satellites receives...