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Method for estimating a location of a mobile unit based on at least two
Signals comprising time of transmission indications relative to a common time base (302) are transmitted by at least two fixed transceivers (110-116). When the...
Low voltage transceiver
An rf transmitter (319) used with a single cell battery (101) includes a voltage boost circuit (211) integral with a class S amplifier (290). An rf signal to be...
Selective call device and method for battery saving during information
A selective call device (130) has a receiver (204) for receiving a selective call signal including an address (312) and a topic sub-address (504) indicative of a...
Ceramic filter with integrated harmonic response suppression using
orthogonally oriented low-pass filter
A ceramic filter (100) with integrated harmonic response suppression has a ceramic monolithic block filter having a predetermined passband defined by tuned...
Method and apparatus for high efficiency high dynamic range power
A method and apparatus for efficient power amplification of a high dynamic range signal includes an envelope detector (220), a multi-range modulator (270), and a...
Analog comparator and method
A comparator (12) and method compare first and second signals (V.sub.IN+, V.sub.IN-) to provide an output signal (V.sub.O, V.sub.OB). A transistor (43) couples a...
Circuit and process for sensing data
A sense amplifier (10) senses data by sensing a differential current signal comprised of a current (I.sub.1) flowing in an input terminal (12) and a current...
Method and apparatus for driving a capacitive display device
An apparatus (110) for driving a capacitive display device (120) includes a pull-up transistor (180) having a source connected to a high voltage input node...
Method and apparatus for performing operative testing on an integrated
A method of detecting defective CMOS devices by quiescent current (IDDQ) behavior using a monitor circuit resident in the expendable areas of a die and/or wafer....
Field emission display having an ion shield
A field emission display (100) includes a dielectric layer (132) having a plurality of emitter wells (134), a plurality of electron emitters (136) disposed one...
Circuit board and method
A circuit board (10, 50, 70) and method transport a conduction medium (75) through the circuit board for operating a semiconductor device (16, 60, 77, 79)...
Read only memory array and method of manufacturing the array
A compact ROM array is formed in a single active region (5) bounded by field oxide regions, the array being formed of one or more ROM banks (6, 7). Each ROM bank...
Single level gate nonvolatile memory device and method for accessing the
A single level gate NVM device (20) includes a floating gate FET (11) and a capacitor (12) fabricated in two P-wells (27, 28) formed in an N-epitaxial layer (22)...
Active matrix OED array
An active matrix OED array includes an array area defined on a semiconductor substrate defining rows and columns of pixels and driver areas spaced from the array...
Semiconductor floating gate sensor device
A sensor device (40) is formed in a semiconductor substrate (41). The sensor device (40) includes a microstructure (60) that is free to move in response to a...
Process for forming a semiconductor device
Physical properties of alumina particles in a chemical-mechanical polishing slurry delivery loop (28) are measured using a titration technique (44). Examples of...
A foldable article comprises a sheet of material (20) having a first plurality of concertina folds (22) and a second plurality of concertina folds (24). The...
Method of making a microelectronic device package
A method (38) for packaging a microelectronic device (10) and a device (10) packaged by the method (38). The method (38) includes a step of providing (42) a...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor component
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor component includes forming a vertical side seal for a runner in a first mold plate by mating a protrusion of the first...
Method and apparatus for data transmission through manipulation of
An encoder provides enhanced data encoding by manipulating encoding formats for standard data to effect transfer of additional data (300). Data recovery of the...
Systems for programmably interleaving and de-interleaving data and
A data interleaving system (20) provides flexibility by performing the interleaving function in a high level controller (32) and a separate low level controller...
System, device, and method for streaming a multimedia file
A system and device for, and method of, presenting multimedia information. In a client-server context, the invention includes a client that receives units of the...
Method of dynamically establishing communication of incoming messages to
one or more user devices presently...
A method of dynamically establishing real-time communication of incoming messages to one or more user devices presently available to an intended recipient. This...
Method and apparatus for automatic calibration of the wheel track of a
This invention reduces the navigation error associated with the use of wheel sensor based DR as an augmentation to GPS. In order to derive accurate heading...
Method for generating a clock signal for use in a data receiver, clock
generator, data receiver and remote...
A data receiver is arranged to receive data comprising a sync word having a predetermined data frequency (f.sub.tx) and predetermined value. A clock signal...
Surface mountable flexible interconnect
A surface mountable flexible interconnect (100) for connecting two electronic subassemblies is constructed from a flexible film substrate (110). Conductive metal...
Backside processing method
A method useful in the backside processing of semiconductor wafers includes providing a semiconductor wafer having a first surface that has been substantially...
Fire hose including an integral radiating antenna
A fire hose (100) includes one or more conductors (107) acting as a feed line that is integrally woven into the fire hose side wall (109) and extending at least...
Method and system reestablishing a temporarily interrupted dynamic
communication link under intermittent fade...
In a dynamic communication system (90) wherein communication parameters vary between transmissions, subscriber units (200) are susceptible to intermittent link...
Method and apparatus for mitigating the effects of interference in a
wireless communication system
A wireless communication system (200) estimates (303) the location of a mobile station (215) when a degradation in the mobile station's communication occurs due...
Method and system for programming a cellular phone
A method and system simplifies and accomplishes the programming of a PED (12), such as a cellular telephone (22), via the use of a personal computer (PC). The...
Method and apparatus for receiving communication signals
A method and apparatus enables a communication device (100) to operate in multiple bands, such as GSM 900 MHz, DCS 1800 MHz, and DCS 1900 MHz bands, by...
Semiconductor structure having a titanium barrier layer
A semiconductor structure (10)includes a semiconductor substrate (12), a silicon layer (18)overlying the semiconductor substrate, a dielectric layer...
Apparatus for clock shifting in an integrated transceiver
A radio (100) having an integrated transceiver circuit (102) avoids circuit crosstalk through the use of a clock shifter circuit (120). The radio includes a...
DS-CDMA receiver and forward link diversity method
A mobile station (104) in a DS-CDMA communication system (100) has receiver diversity. A first antenna (130) receives signals over a communications channel (101)...
Method and apparatus for dynamic channel configuration
A controller (112) that dynamically configures a number of channels within a communication system (100) having a predetermined bandwidth comprises a processor...
Wearable electronic device and antenna therefor
An internal antenna (302) for a wearable electronic device (1000) includes first and second elongated conductor segments (416, 418) which are fabricated in a...
Numeric keypad configuration
A numeric keypad configuration facilitates accurate keypresses by varying key heights to provide obvious tactile feedback to a user. A home key (160) in a keypad...
Selective call device and method of subscribing to information services
A selective call device (200) has a preassigned address port and a plurality of assignable sub-address ports (246), a receiver (204) for receiving a directory of...
Ceramic waveguide filter with extracted pole
A ceramic waveguide filter made from a monolithic block of dielectric ceramic material which has longitudinally spaced resonators is described. Resonant...
Variable phase shifter and method
A circuit and method for producing a phase shifted quadrature signal (VOUT) from an in-phase signal (VIN). The in-phase signal (VIN) is applied to the control...
Organic electroluminescent device with graded region
An organic electroluminescent device with graded region is formed, which includes a hole transporting region formed of hole transporting organic material, an...
Power supply control apparatus and method suitable for use in an
A power supply control apparatus (113) for an electronic device (102) includes a terminal (115) to couple to a battery (103), a connector (122) to couple to an...
Integrated circuit including a non-volatile memory device and a
An integrated circuit (10) is formed on a semiconductor substrate (20) and includes a non-volatile memory device (12) and a semiconductor device (11). The...
Method of and apparatus for testing a nozzle of a pick-and-place system
An apparatus (200) and method are provided for testing a nozzle of a pick-and-place system (100). The apparatus (200) includes a reservoir (206) configured to...
Modem implemented in software for operation on a general purpose
computer having operating system with...
A software implementation of a modem, particularly designed to execute on a general purpose host processor, controlled by a non-real-time, multi-tasking...
Satellite cluster with synchronized payload processors and method for
use in space-based systems
A communication satellite system (100) includes one or more satellite clusters (150). Each satellite cluster (150) includes synchronized payload processors which...
Multi-mode, two-phase cooling module
A multi-mode, two-phase cooling module (10) comprises a first housing portion (20), a second housing portion (30), and a third housing portion (40). Cooling...
Modular communication device and method of providing communications
A modular communication device (102), which provides for radio frequency (RF) communication in a communication system (100), comprises a first modular unit (106)...
Method and apparatus for adaptive routing in a satellite-based
In satellite based communication systems (30), real time monitoring of communication links (23-25) and the subsequent adaptations to overcome problems with...