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Method and apparatus for location finding in a communication system
A method for determining a subscriber unit location in a communication system is provided. The method includes the steps of receiving a signal from the...
Scanning array antenna using rotating plates and method of operation
A scanning array antenna (300) produces a directional beam by differentially rotating two, co-axial, flat phasing plate assemblies (302, 304). Each plate (302,...
Molded waveguide feed and method for manufacturing same
A waveguide feed is fabricated by first creating a lead frame (10) from a piece of conductive material. The lead frame (10) is shaped by bending arms (22) and...
Single-ended to differential converter
A single-ended to differential converter (400, 500) has an input terminal (418, 518) which is adapted to be coupled to an inductance (412, 512). A first...
Power semiconductor device and method for increasing turn-on time of the
power semiconductor device
A power semiconductor device (10) and a method for increasing the turn-on time of the power semiconductor device (10). The power semiconductor device (10) has a...
CMOS comparator output circuit with high gain and hysteresis
A comparator circuit (100) produces a binary output voltage at an output (109) in response to a time varying input signal received at an input (108). The...
Structure and method of measuring electrical characteristics of a
A method of measuring electrical characteristics of a molecule including providing a first metal contact having a major surface, an insulating layer overlying...
Electronic ballast with inverter control circuit
An electronic ballast (300) for powering at least one gas discharge lamp (10) includes an inverter (400), an output circuit (700), a lamp fault detection circuit...
Node plate for field emission display
A field emission display (200) includes a cathode plate (202); a substrate (102) opposing the cathode plate (202); a conductive matrix (104) disposed on the...
Enhanced electron emitter
An electron emitter formed with a layer of diamond-like carbon having a diamond bond structure with an electrically active defect at an emission site. The...
Semiconductor power device
A semiconductor power device comprises a metal conductor (6) coupled to a semiconductor region (30) of the device, one or more bumps (8) formed in contact with...
Self-aligned metal-oxide-compound semiconductor device and method of
A self-aligned enhancement mode metal-oxide-compound semiconductor FET (10) includes a stoichiometric Ga.sub.2 O.sub.3 gate oxide layer (14) positioned on upper...
Compound semiconductor device having reduced temperature variability
A semiconductor device (20) is formed on a compound semiconductor substrate (21). The semiconductor device (20) is oriented on the surface (40) of the compound...
Method for reducing particles deposited onto a semiconductor wafer
during plasma processing
A method for reducing particles (235) during a semiconductor process. A semiconductor substrate (230) is placed into a processing chamber (210). A processing...
Chemical mechanical planarization system and method therefor
A chemical mechanical planarization tool that reduces a volume of polishing chemistry used in a wafer polishing process includes a rinse bar (87) for removing...
Electrochemical-based molecular detection apparatus and method
A molecular detection apparatus including an electrode, a peptide nucleic acid probe covalently bonded to the electrode and a protective layer covering portions...
Channel isolation arrangement and method for dissociated data
A method allows computer systems to handle different classes of data that are not allowed to intermingle. The method ensures that elements of the computer system...
Contactless smartcard for use in cellular telephone
A cellular telephone (10) incorporates the electronics for implementing both a cellular telephone function (46) and a smartcard function (45). This allows the...
Bumped semiconductor device having a trench for stress relief
A bumped semiconductor device including bond pad (12) formed on a semiconductor die (10), and a passivation layer (14) overlying the semiconductor die and a...
Method of forming a capacitor or an inductor on a substrate
High dielectric constant capacitors and/or inductors are formed on a substrate by depositing an amorphous layer (10) of a metal oxide on the substrate (12). A...
Method of fabricating 3D multilayer semiconductor circuits
A method of fabricating 3D semiconductor circuits including providing a conductive layer with doped polysilicon thereon patterned and annealed to form first...
System for high speed data and command transfer over an interface where
a non-maskable interrupt signal...
The apparatus and method for high speed data and command transfer over an interface (202), such as an ISA or PCMCIA bus or interface, includes a transceiver...
Method for testing and for generating a mapping for an electronic device
In a method for generating a mapping of logical addresses to a layout of an electronic circuit structure first and second relations are established. The first...
Method and apparatus for relaying digitally signed messages
A communication network (10) includes any number of interconnected nodes (20), including a sending node (22), a sending gateway (24), a receiving gateway (26),...
Digital signal clock recovery
A clock recovery circuit for recovering a symbol clock (226) includes a level decoder (210) for determining one of a plurality of received states of a...
Method and system for time aligning a frame in a communication system
A method and system for time aligning a frame (60) in a communication network (10) involves the steps of; i) determining if a frame needs to be advanced at a BTS...
Long wavelength VCSEL
A VCSEL for emitting long wavelength light including a GaAs (111) substrate element, a first mirror stack with mirror pairs in a GaAs/AlGaAs material system...
Long wavelength vertical cavity surface emitting laser with
photodetector for automatic power control and...
A long wavelength VCSEL with a photodetector, wherein the VCSEL includes a first and second stack of DBRs disposed on a first surface of a first substrate...
Radio communications device and method
A radio communications device is arranged to communicate time divided signals (60 and 70) over first (40) and second (50) time discontinuous systems having first...
Method and apparatus for amplifying a signal to produce a latched
Method and apparatus for amplifying a signal (50) to produce a latched digital signal (46). In one embodiment, an output stage circuit (24) of memory (10)...
Telescopic antenna assembly
A telescopic antenna assembly provides pairs of arms (210, 220, 230 and 240) on an elongated dielectric tube (260). A hot conductor (273) and a ground conductor...
VCO with multiple negative differential resistance devices
A VCO includes a transistor having a plurality of negative differential resistance devices coupled in series to the source terminal of the transistor, with each...
Amplifier and method of canceling distortion by combining hyperbolic
tangent and hyperbolic sine transfer functions
A differential amplifier (10) receives a differential input signal (V.sub.IN). The input signal is attenuated by a first attenuator (12) and applied to a tan h...
Method and apparatus for high efficiency power amplification
A method and apparatus for efficient power amplification of a modulated signal includes an envelope detector (220), an multi-output class S modulator (270), a...
Method of forming a semiconductor device utilizing scalpel mask, and
A mask (300) for scattering angular limited projection electron beam lithography, including a substrate (102) having an opening (103) extending into the...
Serial interface with register selection which uses clock counting, chip
select pulsing, and no address bits
A method and apparatus for providing serially shifted data to a plurality of registers (51 through 56) begins by providing an enable signal (14). A first time...
Logarithm/inverse-logarithm converter and method of using same
A converter, which may be used for implementing either logarithmic or inverse-logarithmic functions, includes a memory, a multiplier, and an adder. The memory...
System and method for measuring hydrocarbon conversion efficiency of a
A system and method measures hydrocarbon conversion efficiency of a catalytic converter (501). Total-combustible sensors (511, 521) are positioned to measure...
Method for simulating temporal aspects of area weapons
A method simulates the time effect of a battlefield engagement. The method determines whether a player is in an area of effects (27). A probability of kill is...
Accessory connector for a portable communications device
Holster clip for a portable communications device
System and method for securing speech transactions
A processing system that is accessible via a number of speech transmission media. Access to the processing system may be made via a mobile radiotelephone, land...
Architectural power estimation method and apparatus
A method (100) and apparatus (600) estimates power of an architectural design. Power functions are generated (step 102) for standard components (20) by...
Infrastructure transceiver and method for configuration based on RF
In a radio frequency communication system (100), infrastructure transceivers operate in a configuration mode (301-306) and an active mode (307). When in the...
Communication system and method for selecting alternative frequencies
A communication system (100) that selects alternative data channels for communication has a base station (106) coupled to a plurality of alternative data...
Method for transmitting paging communication on a cellular communication
A method for transmitting a paging message on the cellular communication system (126) includes the steps of: acquiring a paging signal as a control channel for a...
Channel scanning apparatus and method
An apparatus (304) for scanning among a plurality of channels in a radio communication system (300) includes receive circuitry (310) and control circuitry (312)....
Method and apparatus arranged to reduce traffic on a network channel
A system controller (105), and analogous method, for a two way selective messaging system (100) that is arranged to reduce traffic on a network channel (109)...
LED display packaging with substrate removal and method of fabrication
A light emitting diode display package and method of fabricating a light emitting diode (LED) display package including a LED array display chip, fabricated of...
Electronic network navigation device and method for linking to an
electronic address therewith
An electronic network navigation device (10) comprises a substrate (12) which supports a human-viewable image (14) and machine-readable data (16). The...