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Method of making a contact structure
Electrical shorts and leakage paths are virtually eliminated by recessing conductive nodules (52) away from a conductor (72) or not forming the conductive...
Method for growing an epitaxial layer of material using a high
temperature initial growth phase and a low...
A method for forming a trench transistor structure begins by forming a buried layers (12 and 16) and a doped well (22) in a substrate (10) via epitaxial growth...
Circuit board leveling apparatus
An apparatus for leveling (136) a circuit board (105) against a rail (128, 130) of a part placement machine (102) comprises a plate (200) and at least one spring...
Data processing system for controlling execution of a debug function and
A central processing unit (2) and a debug module (10) execute concurrent operations without requiring a data processor (3) to operate in a special debug mode....
Dynamic RAM in a microprocessor system
A microprocessor has RAS and CAS outputs for exclusive coupling, via a bus, to RAS and CAS inputs of a private DRAM. The microprocessor has a DRAM Control...
Memory address generator for an FFT
A fast Fourier transformer (160) includes an FFT engine (162) having a twiddle index input and a memory bus coupled to a data input (167), a memory (164) coupled...
System and method for allocating frequency channels in a two-way
In order to allocate frequency channels to transmitter units, the transmitter units are grouped in zones, each zone having one or more transmitter units (10, 20,...
Method and apparatus for transmitting multiple communication messages on
a communication resource
An apparatus (109) for and method of voting provides efficient use of communication resources (111, 112), while avoiding interference caused by other signal...
Standby operation in a wireless communication device
A wireless communication device (106, 108) incorporates a convenient method for storing/enabling preferred functions which are activated when the communication...
Single counter dual modulus frequency division apparatus
A single counter dual modulus frequency divider apparatus (400) utilizes a programmable divider (508) configured to receive an RF input signal at the divider...
Apparatus and method for maximizing transmit power output
An apparatus (10) and method (100) optimize the transmit output power of a power amplifier (14) while providing for controlled backoff independent of ...
Receiver with baseband I and Q demodulator
A baseband demodulator receives inphase and quadrature signals I (116) and Q (117) representing a phase angle and amplitude. The demodulator (114) includes a...
Method and apparatus for controlling communication system capacity
Forward link communication capacity of a communication system, which is providing from a base station to a number of mobile stations a number of forward...
Method and system for cross frame transmit combining of transmit signals
The present invention provides for a method and a system for combining into a single set of combined transmit signals (32) multiple sets of transmit signals (30)...
System packet-based centralized base station controller
A base station system (BSS) encompasses a base station controller (BSC), ATM transcoder (AXC), and one or more Base Tranceiver Subsystems (BTS). The AXC provides...
Method, apparatus, pager, and cellular telephone for accessing
information from a memory unit utilizing a...
A method, pager, cellular telephone, and apparatus (24) that includes a central processing unit (10) for providing at least one addressing signal, a change of...
Digital horizontal flyback control circuit
A digital horizontal flyback control circuit for controlling the horizontal position of a video signal on a monitor screen receives a horizontal drive signal...
Clock generator for digital video signal processing apparatus
A clock generation circuit for a digital video processing apparatus which has a simple structure and can be stably worked in both luminance and color signal...
Double resonant wideband patch antenna and method of forming same
A double resonant wideband patch antenna (100) includes a planar resonator (101) forms a substantially trapezoidal shape having a non-parallel edge (103) for...
Communication system and method for keyless-entry alarms
A communication system and method for keyless-entry alarms includes a vehicle-mounted alarm transducer (215) controlled by a vehicle-mounted control system (250)...
Mixed signal processing system and method for powering same
A mixed signal processing system (22) includes digital (28) and analog (29) systems and is powered by a variable external voltage, such as a battery voltage. A...
Frame embedded in a polymeric encapsulant
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes an integrated circuit die (12) that is mounted to a printed circuit board (14). The integrated circuit die (12) overlies...
Method for fabricating a field emission device
A method for fabricating a field emission device (200) includes the steps of forming on the surface of a substrate (110) a cathode (112), forming on the cathode...
Semiconductor device having a pedestal and method of forming
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...
Foldable apparatus having an interface
A foldable apparatus includes a first housing (20), a second housing (22), and an interface (24). The second housing (22) is pivotally connected to the first...
Spring loaded belt clip assembly for a communication device
A belt clip assembly (100) attaches to a communication device (103) to be worn by a user. The belt clip assembly (100) includes an attachment base (104) and a...
Holder for a communication device
Housing for a two-way communication device
Method, system, and article for navigating an electronic network and
performing a task using a...
A method comprises steps of reading (80) an optical code (14) associated with a destination (20) of an electronic network (10), retrieving (92) task information...
Computer system to perform a filter operation using a logarithm and
inverse-logarithm converter and methods thereof
In a parallel computer system having N parallel computing units a data pipeline connects all the computing units. In addition the computing units are coupled to...
Multi-repeater communication system
A structure (24) includes a plurality of repeaters (34), each having a primary transceiver (36) and a secondary transceiver (38) electromagnetically located upon...
Apparatus and method for adaptive beamforming in an antenna array
An apparatus and a method for receiving and transmitting information from an array of adaptive antenna elements, wherein a predictive filter supplies an estimate...
Rapidly decorrelating spreading sequences for DS-CDMA transceivers
A transmitter for a communication system transmits consecutive chips of a signal shifted in phase +/-90 degrees +/- nan angle between 0 degrees and 45 degrees...
Method, article of manufacture, and optical package for eliminating tilt
angle between a header and an optical...
The present invention provides a method, article of manufacture, and optical package (24) for eliminating tilt angle (40) between an optical emitter (26) mounted...
Method for reverse channel sounding in a communications system
A method is disclosed for determining current channel state information in a communications system having a first communications unit communicating to a second...
Dynamic sense amplifier in a memory capable of limiting the voltage
swing on high-capacitance global data lines
A memory has a sense amplifier that provides data onto a global data line that is received by a secondary amplifier. The sense amplifier is precharged to a high...
Method in a selective call radio for ensuring reception of advertisement
An SCR (122) that receives personal messages and corresponding advertisement messages, includes a receiver (304), memory (310), presentation circuit (313) and...
Method and apparatus for monitoring environmental conditions in a
A method and apparatus for monitoring and processing environmental conditions within a wireless communication system is accomplished when a subscriber (22), or...
Square-law clamping circuit
A square-law clamping circuit (99, 120) sinks a current from an input/output terminal proportional to a square of a difference between a voltage thereon and a...
Automatic automotive power window system and method of controlling an
automatic automotive power window system
An automatic power window system (10) includes a motor module (12) and a controller (14) physically remotely located from the motor module. The motor module and...
Method for driving a field emission display including feedback control
A method for driving a field emission display (100) includes the steps of applying a drive signal (146) to an emission electrode (113) and manipulating the drive...
Field emission display and method for the operation thereof
A field emission display (100) includes a cathode plate (110) having a plurality of electron emitters (114), an anode plate (122) having an anode (124) connected...
Linear integrated optocoupler and method for forming the same
A linear optocoupler (71) having a light emitting diode (28) and a detector diode (29) formed on a common semiconductor substrate (33). Light emitted by the...
Electric field amplified oligonucleotide ligase analysis
An electric field amplified oligonucleotide ligase analysis includes combining a plurality of oligonucleotide probes carried on a support at a binding site with...
Protecting electronic components in acidic and basic environment
Electronic devices protected by an organic polymeric encapsulant and placed in a corrosive environment can have added protection by dispersing in the encapsulant...
III-V epitaxial wafer production
A production process for protecting the surface of compound semiconductor wafers includes providing a multi-wafer epitaxial production system with a transfer and...
Connector for hollow anatomical structures and methods of use
Connector and methods for attachment to hollow anatomical structures. The connector consists of an annular rigid body and multiple holding members affixed along...
Display carrier with binocular viewing for a portable electronic device
A portable electronic device including a display carrier detachably mounted to the portable electronic device. The display carrier including a virtual image...
Data processor with circuit for regulating instruction throughput while
powered and method of operation
A data processor (10) incorporates instruction regulating or "throttling" circuitry (31) for limiting consumed power. A user visible register maintains an...