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Broadband multicarrier amplifier system and method using envelope
elimination and restoration
An amplifier system (100) for transmitting wideband multicarrier communication signals in a satellite communication system uses wideband envelope elimination and...
Apparatus for amplifying an RF signal
According to the apparatus of the present disclosure, dual gate control and dual gain control uses variable voltages on the gates of first stage (302) and a...
Amplifier circuit and method for increasing linearity of the amplifier
An amplifier circuit (10) and a method for increasing linearity of the amplifier circuit. The amplifier circuit (10) has a limiter (13) that generates a phase...
Apparatus and method for initiating a reminder alarm action in a
A subscriber unit (100) of a messaging system initiates (226) a reminder alarm action. The user generates (210) an intended message to be sent as an inbound...
Transcoder for use in an ATM-based communications system
An ATM hub transcoder system (AXC) is coupled to a base station controller (BSC), a mobile switching center (MSC), and a base transceiver subsystem (BTS). In one...
Method and system for controlling speech encoding in a communication
A method and system for controlling speech encoding in a communication system utilizes feedback information such as packet modification control data (154) sent...
Method of and apparatus for reducing a power consumption of a
A mobile station (102) has electrical circuitry (301) that operates to reduce power consumption. A synthesizer (318) is tuned so that a receiver (314) receives a...
Memory data bus architecture and method of configuring multi-wide word
A memory device (50) contains a first array of memory (12) and a second array of memory (14). The arrays (12 and 14) are coupled to four segmented current data...
Microelectronic assembly including an antenna element embedded within a
polymeric card, and method for forming same
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes a polymeric card (12) that includes a substantially planar major surface (18). An integrated circuit component (14) is...
Information message display method
A method is used in a selective call receiver (SCR) (100) for displaying information messages received by the SCR on a multiline display (124) of the SCR....
Phase detection apparatus
A phase detector circuit includes a first flip flop, a second flip flop, a first charge pump and a second charge pump. Outputs of the flip flops directly enable...
Battery charger having moving door housing for a battery
A battery charger includes a main housing (103). A well (108) in the main housing is for receipt of an electronic device (102) including a battery. A door...
Tamper proof safety circuit
An electronic device (100) includes electrical circuitry (130), a housing (105) in which the electronic circuitry (130) is situated, a cover (110) for enclosing...
Protection circuit for a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device having a substrate with a first conductivity type. The substrate has a top substrate region that also has the first conductivity type. A...
Semiconductor device having a metal containing layer overlying a gate
A method of forming a semiconductor device includes providing a substrate (10) and depositing a gate dielectric (12) overlying the substrate (10). A gate is...
Method of fabricating bio-chip arrays
A method of fabricating one or more arrays of bio-molecule test sites including providing a solution containing bio-molecule probes in contact with the surface...
Sensors for electrically sensing binding events for supported molecular
A first sensor (18) for electrically sensing a molecular binding event includes a receptor-supporting element (20) into which a reagent is diffusable, at least...
Method and system for performing a binding assay
A method of performing a binding assay which comprises the steps of separating a plurality of sample fragments into a plurality of subsamples and applying each...
Described is battery comprising a flexible pouch with two compartments wherein an electrochemical device is in the first compartment and the second compartment...
Method of processing a semiconductor device
Alignment of a blade (60) to an electrostatic chuck (53) is accomplished using an alignment tool (30) and an alignment pin (40) to align a port (534) in the...
Video accessory device for a cellular telephone
Housing for a two-way portable communication device
Multiple context software analysis
A method for multiple context analysis of software applications in a multiprocessing (22, 23), multithreaded computer environment utilizes instrumentation code...
Satellite communication system and method thereof
A system facilitates global cellular communication by utilizing a gateway satellite (1000) which communicates with low-earth orbiting satellites (10, 20) via...
Method for determining accuracy of a circuit assembly process and
machine employing the same
Accuracy of a circuit assembly process (100) is determined by capturing an image (306, 1008) of an assembly formed on a substrate by the circuit assembly process...
Communication method and device
A system (100) and method of improving activation security allows a remote device (104) to identify that there is a difference between a first signal transmitted...
Apparatus and method for signal timing error detection
Apparatus in a receiver (109) and analogous method for detecting or acquiring a timing reference or error for a data signal, including a receiver front end (201)...
Method and apparatus for equallization in an asymmetric digital
aubscriber line communications system
An equalizer (106, 146) for use in systems such as an asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) transceiver (5) reduces the number of calculations required for...
Microelectronic assembly having slidable contacts and method for
manufacturing the assembly
A microelectronic assembly and a method for manufacturing the assembly include an integrated circuit component attached to a substrate via polymeric bodies. The...
Support structure, electronic assembly
An electronic assembly (10) includes a chip capacitor (11) having two major surfaces (12, 15) and a pair of electrodes (13, 14). A plurality of electrically...
Segmented bus architecture (SBA) for electrostatic discharge (ESD)
A segmented bus architecture (800) removes certain ESD circuitry from each I/O pad cell (806, 812) and places it in a power pad cell (808, 814) or in some other...
Semiconductor protection circuit and method
A protection circuit (20) protects a semiconductor device (10) from damage due to electrostatic charge transferred to a terminal (19) of the semiconductor...
Oscillator circuit having optimized frequency modulation circuit
A voltage controlled oscillator circuit (58) having a modulation input port (60) for receiving a modulation input signal through modulation circuit (62, 64, 66,...
Amplifier with active bias compensation and method for adjusting
An active bias compensation circuit (110) senses a quiescent current flowing in an amplifier (130) and adjusts the quiescent current to maintain an optimal DC...
Fail safe circuit and battery pack using same
A battery pack (102) comprises a lithium battery cell or cells (112), and is charged by a charger (104). In the event of a failure in the charger, an...
Flat panel display having a random spacer arrangement
A flat panel display (12) includes a backplate (14) and a faceplate (16) attached to the backplate (14) defining a vacuum enclosure (18) therebetween. A spacer...
Solar hybrid electrical powering devices for pulse discharge applications
A device for powering electrical digital pulse discharge applications comprises one or more solar energy conversion modules and a load-leveling circuit that is...
Electrode with enhanced adhesion to substrates
An electrode coating with improved adhesion to substrates comprises small particles of an active material that are preferentially distributed at the interface...
A foil battery packaging containing a battery cell is described wherein the tab comprises a strong metal tab secured to the packaging, and wherein the strong...
A safety cover for a battery comprises elastic pacts fixed to the safety cover that wipe the electrical contacts of the battery to which the safety cover is...
Low selectivity chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) process for use on
integrated circuit metal interconnects
A method for polishing a metal layer (20) containing a combination of wide features (12), low density features (14), and high density features (18), is...
Housing for an accessory connector
System for monitoring program flow utilizing fixwords stored
sequentially to opcodes
A processing system includes a control flow monitor (CFM) checker for verifying a sequence of instructions performed by a pipelined processor (101). The CFM...
Method and apparatus for performing rounding in a data processor
A method and apparatus for performing rounding in a data processor (10). In one embodiment, two instructions are used to implement a procedure for rounding...
Satellite based commercial and military intercity and intercontinental
air traffic control
A satellite-based air traffic control system utilizes global-coverage satellite communications network to provide voice and data communication between an air...
Method and apparatus in a messaging system for limiting an interval of
In a messaging system having a plurality of simulcasting base transmitters (104), a plurality of pseudorandom sequence generators (216) are provided (402) for...
Method of controlling the number of messages received by a personal
A subscriber's PMU (Personal Messaging Unit) (14) determines when the number of incoming messages is likely to be excessive by counting the incoming messages and...
Method and apparatus for switching between operating channels with
different time references
A selective messaging unit (117), and analogous method, arranged to reduce switching latency between operating channels that are scheduled in accordance with...
Method for determining handover margins in a cellular communication
Optimal handover margins in a cellular communication system (100) are determined by computing a power budget (701) for each base station/neighbor combination in...