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Split-gate memory device and method for accessing the same
An EEPROM device includes a split-gate FET (10) having a source (36), a drain (22), a select gate (16) adjacent the drain (22), and a control gate (32) adjacent...
Accounting methods and systems using transaction information associated
with a nonpredictable bar code
An accounting system includes a point of sale terminal (20) to print a transaction receipt (26) having a nonpredictable bar code (36) and human-readable...
Method for pre-shaping a semiconductor substrate for polishing and
A method for pre-shaping a major surface (21,22) of a semiconductor wafer (20) in preparation for polishing includes shaping the major surface (21,22) so that it...
Molecular detection devices and methods of forming same
A molecular detection device including a support member (36) and a plurality of molecular receptors (34) arranged at a plurality of sites of the support member...
Signal processor and method for Fourier Transformation
Parallel signal processor (10) (FIG. 2) performs a Fourier Transformation of an input signal; The transformation coefficients are converted once to logarithmic...
Method of molding free-floating insert
A method (60) for molding (67) a component (73) including a free floating insert (11). The method includes steps of providing an insert (11) including one or...
RF coupling housing for a cellular phone holder
Radiotelephone having an auxiliary actuator and method for operating
A unique actuator (130) and user interface preferably located on one side of a communication device enables one-handed operation of the device, such as a...
Dual mode communication device and method
A dual mode communication device (102) includes a first radio (124) operable according to a first mode and a second radio (126) operable according to a second...
Service request rooting by a local resource controller
A local resource controller (409) from among a plurality of local resource controllers, receives a service request sourced by a communication unit (411). The...
Method and apparatus for displaying signal information in a radio
A radio communication device (100) for displaying information about a signal includes a display (120) for presenting the information. A measurer (110) measures...
Apparatus for communicating a user created message from a portable
transceiver to a caller
A method and apparatus for communicating a user created message from a portable transceiver (122) to a caller. The user of the portable transceiver (122) creates...
Method and apparatus for multiple access over randomized slots with
collision detection in a cable telephony system
A method and apparatus in a communications system (100) for providing communications units (134) access to the communications system (100). The communications....
Method for reducing particles on a substrate using chuck cleaning
Particles counts and concentrations are reduced from the backside of a substrate, such as a semiconductor wafer or flat panel display with the invention, to...
Process for forming a semiconductor device having a conductive member
that protects field isolation during etching
A semiconductor device (150) is formed having a first conductive member (64) overlying a field isolation region (36) that is typically less than two microns...
Method of designing unit FET cells with unconditional stability
A MMIC power amplifier (100) uses MMIC FET cells (104, 112) and provides high gain at microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies. The power amplifier includes an...
Semiconductor device using diode place-holders and method of manufacture
In operation, a standard cell library having diode place-holders (16) associated with standard cell inputs (12) is used to design a standard cell-based...
Method for correcting subscriber-based secure call keys
A key variable correction scheme allows errored encryption key material in mobile and portables radios to be quickly identified and corrected. The errored...
Method and system for cleaning a frequency band
A cable system (10) has a plurality of CAUs (34) coupled to a variety of network devices (58-68) in the subscriber's premise (36). The network devices (58-68)...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser with integrated diffractive lens
and method of fabrication
VCSEL with integrated lens element and method of fabrication including a substrate element, a first stack of distributed Bragg reflectors disposed on a surface...
Method and apparatus for data transmission within a broad-band
During data transmission to a remote unit (113) utilizing a supplemental, high-speed data channel (105), data transmission stops due to all data being...
Low switching field magnetoresistive tunneling junction for high density
A low switching field magnetoresistive tunneling junction memory cell including a first exchange coupled structure having a pair of magnetoresistive layers and...
Method for verifying protocol conformance of an electrical interface
A method and technique for verifying bus protocol in the design of integrated circuits. A correctness evaluator receives simulation results from a monitor file...
Data allocation into multiple memories for concurrent access
Data is allocated into multiple memories with selective variable replication for maximizing performance by minimizing concurrent memory access conflicts....
Multi-layered compact slot antenna structure and method
A multi-layered compact slot antenna shortens the physical length of a slot antenna (710) by using more than one conductive layer, separated by a dielectric...
Apparatus providing a substantially equal transconductance ratio and
A current source (200) comprises an input bias unit (291), a transconductance unit (295), an output bias unit (292), a combiner unit (296) and a voltage source...
Phase shifting power coupler with three signals of equal amplitude
A three-way phase shifting power coupler (20) processes a primary signal (26) to provide first, second, and third secondary signals (32, 38, and 44) of...
Method and apparatus for providing a clocking signal
A method that includes the steps of producing a digital code (104) based at least in part on an integrated circuit capacitance and adjusting a frequency of the...
Programmable analog array and method
A system for laying out a capacitor array (400) implements a programmable capacitor (33-39) whose operation is controlled with a binary control word. A...
Circuit with overvoltage protection
A circuit (100) has a pull-up transistor (110), a pull-down transistor (120), an input driver (200). The pull transistors (110, 120) pull an output line (102) to...
Multi-bit exclusive or
The present invention relates to multi-bit exclusive-or (XOR) gates (60), including those where N parallel input bits (36, 38) are XORed with one data input bit...
Electronic system with regulator, and method
In an electronic system (100), a regulator (200) couples a supply device (110) to a consuming device (120) through a series switch (210) and provides output...
High frequency bipolar transistor and method of forming the same
A high frequency bipolar transistor (30, 60) having reduced capacitance and inductance is formed over a substrate (61). The substrate (61) is heavily doped to...
Variable capacitor and method for fabricating the same
A voltage variable capacitor (10) fabricated on a semiconductor substrate (11) includes a gate structure (62) and a well (22) under the gate structure (62). A...
Full color organic light emitting backlight device for liquid crystal
A full color organic light emitting backlight device for liquid crystal display applications defined by a first OLED panel, designed to emit light in a red...
Data processing system for performing a trace function and method
A data processor (3) executes a real time trace function which allows an external development system (7) to dynamically observe internal operations of data...
Method and apparatus for providing pipe fullness information external to
a data processing system
The present invention relates in general to a data processing system (10), and more particularly to a method and apparatus for providing instruction pipe (106)...
Digital communication unit monitoring
A communications unit includes a processor (11), a data bus (12), an address bus (13), memory means (14,15,16), a data interface (36) between the data bus and a...
Evaporative emissions leak detection system and method utilizing
on-vehicle dynamic measurements
A system and method of detecting a leak in an evaporative emissions system for a vehicle includes measuring a physical disturbance of the vehicle with a sensory...
Front section for a mobile radio
Method for editing a received phone number prior to placing a call to
the received phone number
Prior to placing a call, a receiver (24) in a radio (10) receives a phone number transmitted by a calling party to produce a received phone number (38). The...
Method and system for transmitting a data communication from a calling
communication unit associated with a...
The method includes establishing a first data channel (16) between the calling communication unit (44) and the wireless communication system (40), the first data...
Method and apparatus for mixing signals
An apparatus includes a first mixer port (12), a second mixer port (14), a third mixer port (16), a first hybrid device (20) responsive to the first mixer port...
Automatic frequency control system using multiple threshold levels and
method of using same
A radio device requires a tunable transceiver such that the transceiver can be accurately set to a desired frequency. When a signal with known frequency accuracy...
Method and apparatus for assigning a channel to a mobile unit in a
wireless communication system
A unique method and apparatus determines (310) which channels in a wireless communication system are both authorized for cordless operation and available. A...
Method and system for repeating pages
A paging repeater (22) receives (152) a paging signal (30) transmitted (138) by a low-earth orbit satellite (24) while compensating (150) for Doppler effects,...
Combined trench isolation and inlaid process for integrated circuit
A method for forming an integrated circuit involves forming trench isolation regions (208a) and a damascene gate electrode region (214) simultaneous with one...
Semiconductor component and method of manufacture
A semiconductor component can be manufactured by providing a leadframe (12) with leads (13) and a flag (14) substantially coplanar with at least one of the leads...
Apparatus for modulating/demodulating signals
An apparatus connects a data processing system (10) with an analog telephone line and/or an ISDN line. The apparatus modulates and demodulates data from the data...