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System and method for delivery of information over narrow-band
System and method for delivery of information over narrow-band communications links. The system has at least a browser (12), a mobile client (10), a fixed server...
Apparatus using a logarithm based processor and an audio amplifier
An apparatus that includes a logarithm based processor (216) having at least one digital logarithm converter (202) and an audio amplifier (208) responsive to the...
Adjustable switch assembly
A switch assembly which has a mount (12), an elongate member (14), a switch (16) and a fulcrum (18). Pressing on elongate member (14) provides a force to actuate...
Printing apparatus with inflatable means for advancing a substrate
towards the stamping surface
A micro-contact printing apparatus includes a pressure chamber with a micro-contact printing stamp, a vacuum chuck, elastomeric membrane and mechanical stops...
Front section for a mobile radio
Cable access unit indoor outdoor housing
Speaker independent speech recognition system and method
An improved method of training a SISRS uses less processing and memory resources by operating on vectors instead of matrices which represent spoken commands....
Method and terminal for high bandwidth cellular data transmission
A high bandwidth cellular data (HBCD) terminal (500) uses multiple transceivers (528, 534, 5450) and modems (520, 532, 538) to simultaneously establish multiple...
Method for updating a radio affiliation database
A radio (101) affiliates with radio frequency sites (135, 145) based on a radio database (110) defining a group of valid site affiliations and a group of invalid...
Method for subscriber registration in a radio communication system
A radio communication system (100) has a subscriber unit (150) that operates to reduce registration requirements, particularly for power up operations. The...
Method and apparatus to respond to a blockage environment in a
A method and apparatus for responding to a blockage environment (50) in a communication system includes creating (158, 163) a terminal blockage profile and/or a...
Fail-safe device driver and method
A device driver (104) is used to provide a fail-safe interface between a plurality of client applications and a cryptographic card. Device driver (104) ensures...
Housing assembly for an electronic device
A housing assembly (100) for an electronic device includes a first housing portion (102), a second housing portion (104), and a slidable element (106). The first...
Method and apparatus for data transmission within a broad-band
Data transmission within a broad-band communication system occurs as follows: During time periods where a remote unit (113) is not actively communicating to a...
Method and system for generating a power control command in a wireless
In a wireless communication system using a power control command to control power of a transmitted traffic channel (58), a signal from a transmitter (64) is...
Magnetoresistive random access memory with shared word and digit lines
A high speed and high density magnetoresistive random access memory (MRAM) device (30) is provided. The MRAM device employs a poly-silicon word line (39a) that...
Circuit for electrostatic discharge protection
A circuit (100) ensures electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection during an ESD event. The ESD circuit (100) has a current shunting device (135), a RC trigger...
IrDA data link with VCSEL light source
A light source for use in an infra-red data association data link device including a vertical cavity surface emitting laser for emitting a beam of light along a...
Method and system for encoding
An encoding system (400) receives samples and coefficients from a bus (422). The system comprises a plurality of parallel operating memory devices (430-k),...
Multi-band antenna structure for a portable radio
A first coil (110) resonant at a first frequency, and a second coil (120) resonant at a second frequency, coupled to a conductive straight portion (140) of an...
An improved loop antenna (10) comprises first (12) and second (16) conductive loops. Each of the first and second conductive loops has a discontinuity (14, 18)....
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...