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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...
Method and apparatus for performing a multi-party communication in a
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for performing a multi-party communication in a communication system (100). The communication system (100)...
Method and apparatus for optimized post detection filtering for
A selective call receiver unit (100) having a post detection filtering system optimized for both simulcast delay spread and receiver sensitivity includes a...
Method and apparatus for receiving a wideband signal using multiple
automatic gain controllers
A receiver (300) for use in a wideband code division multiple access (CDMA) wireless communication system is disclosed. The system conveys at least first and...
Impedance matching for a dual band power amplifier
An exciter matching circuit (125), interstage matching circuit (134), and harmonic filter matching circuit (140) match impedances at the input to a two-stage...
High precision controlled gain voice processing system and method
A processing system (150) that generates a voice output signal having high precision controlled gain from a voice input signal by generating (225) a slow gain...
Rake receiver and finger management method for spread spectrum
A RAKE receiver (112) includes a plurality of fingers (122, 124, 126, 128). Each finger includes a demodulator (402) for demodulating a ray of a multipath signal...
System and method for packet data communication
A packet data communication system (10) where multiple users (87) can access the same channel (22) to maximize an efficiency of the communication system (10)....
Apparatus and method for transmitting beacon signals in a communication
A single transmitter (109) controlled to transmit at appropriate beacon signal frequencies (F1-F3) is scanned through each of the frequencies (F1-F3) so that a...
Pipelined dual port integrated circuit memory
A pipelined dual port integrated circuit memory (20) includes an array (21) of static random access memory (SRAM) cells, wherein each of the memory cells (80) is...
Antenna assembly and method for attaching an antenna
A novel antenna arrangement enables the fully automated insertion of an antenna assembly in a communication device (100), such as a cellular radio telephone. A...
Method and apparatus for efficient acquisition and tracking of satellites
A method and apparatus for efficiently tracking satellites includes a geosynchronous satellite (10) for transmitting the ephemeris of non-geosynchronous...
Arrangement and method for producing a plurality of pulse width
An arrangement and method for producing a plurality of pulse width modulated outputs, comprising: receiving values representative of durations of pulses to be...
Dual quadrature branchline in-phase power combiner and power splitter
A dual quadrature branchline in-phase power combiner and power splitter provides a low cost and symmetrical structure for combining power from two signal ports...
Field emission device having an amorphous multi-layered structure
An amorphous multi-layered structure (100, 200) is formed by a method including the steps of: i) positioning a deposition substrate (101) in a physical vapor...
Resonant piezoelectric alerting device
A resonant piezoelectric alerting device (400) includes a motional mass (130) and a piezoelectric actuator (100) which is constrained to an actuator mount (132)...
Method of forming passivation layers using deuterium containing reaction
Deuterated compounds are used to form passivation (20) and other insulating layers to reduce the hydrogen content within those films. Semiconductor source gases,...
Process for fabricating a multilevel interconnect
A process for fabrication of a multilevel interconnect structure includes the formation of an inlaid interconnect (42) overlying an aluminum layer (34). The...
Method and apparatus for stress relief in solder bump formation on a
A semiconductor device (10) includes a bump structure that reduces stress and thus reduces passivation cracking and silicon cratering that can be a failure mode...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and apparatus therefor
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes providing an apparatus (210, 510) having tabs (212, 214, 412, 414) for holding and separating...
Method and apparatus for testing a circuit module concurrently with a
non-volatile memory operation in a...
Testing of a multi-module data processing system (20) includes performing a functional test on a module (42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 54) concurrently with an erase...
Method and apparatus for selectively programming access time in a data
In a data processing system, a memory control unit (22) provides a control register bit field (60), logic, and a state machine (62) which facilitate a...
Programmable logic device using a two bit security scheme to prevent
For a data processing device having a main memory comprised of a non-volatile memory and a CPU, memory protection and security are ensured for its programs and...
Binary rate multiplier
A rate multiplier for rate multiplying a pulse train comprising: an accumulator, a multiplexer for selecting one of a first and a second number of different...
Method and device for vehicle control events data recording and securing
A device (100) and method (200, 300) authenticate and secure control event data for a vehicle, wherein the device includes: A) a microcontroller (104), coupled...
Method and apparatus for determining a need to handoff a mobile
communication signal in a wireless...
In a wireless communication system, which includes a first base site (101) having an associated controller (130) and a second base site (108), a mobile station...
Method for optimizing contact pin placement in an integrated circuit
A method for optimizing contact pin placement in an integrated circuit, wherein a netlist containing connectivity information, and placement information for a...
Method and apparatus for re-encoding decoded data
A re-encoded history data bits generator (101), in a communication system having a block of convolutionally encoded data bits that are interleaved into a matrix...
Method for coordinating inbound channels in a selective call
A method for coordinating an inbound channel in a selective call communication system (100) includes the steps of encoding (702) an expected time for an inbound...
Method and apparatus for writing an erasable non-volatile memory
A method for writing to a bit of a non-volatile memory (50) by alternately applying programming and erase voltages to a control gate wordline of a memory cell. A...
Laser trimmable electronic device
A laser trimmable electronic device (1) has a housing (2) and a partially enclosed component (3) at least partially enclosed inside the housing (2) and...
Integrated multiplex drive system for a passive liquid crystal display
(LCD) using modulated pulse widths
A method of multiplex driving a passive liquid crystal display (LCD) using a bi-level LCD multiplex driver for providing one or more bi-level waveforms on the...