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Class a amplifier with a digitally programmable miller compensation
A class A driver circuit (30) has an output stage with a plurality of selectable current sources (42). The selectable current sources (42) are used to optimize...
Bidirectional voltage translator
A bidirectional voltage translator (102) includes a first port (200/400), a second port (202/402) and a bidirectional translator circuit (208-215/404-408, 410,...
Masking methods during semiconductor device fabrication
A method of removing an oxide mask during fabrication of semiconductor devices which includes providing a providing a III-V compound semiconductor substrate...
Lateral gate, vertical drift region transistor
This is a method of fabricating a lateral gate, vertical drift region transistor including a semiconductor substrate having a drain on the reverse surface. A...
Glass/Metal package and method for producing the same
A method of producing a glass/metal package where a glass portion of the package is built up around a provided leadframe (10) using applications of solderable...
Packaging apparatus and method
A packaging system (100) protects integrated circuit devices (106) from corrosion and mechanical damage. The devices are enclosed in a reel (102) having a hub...
Carrier for a wireless communicator
Method and apparatus for programmable chip select negation in a data
A data processing system (20) having programmable chip select signal negation. A user programmable "NEGATE EARLY" value generates a chip select negation one bus...
Method and apparatus for receiving a radio signal within a home control
channel in a multichannel radio...
In a system controller (102) a quantity of control channels is determined; a portion (344) of a code word (338) is set to identify the quantity of control...
System and device for, and method of, detecting, characterizing, and
mitigating deterministic distortion in a...
A system and device for, and method of, detecting, characterizing, and mitigating deterministic distortion in a communication system. An exemplary communication...
Addressable serial test system
An addressable serial test system employs a serial register with parallel outputs. Data is clocked into the serial register via a shift clock signal. A decoder...
Dynamic memory device with refresh circuit and refresh method
A refresh circuit (230) and a method for the refresh of dynamic memory devices (201) are described where the rows to be refreshed are determined by a logical...
Keyboard apparatus and method with voice recognition
A standalone keyboard (101) for use with computers (102), which keyboard (101) has integral voice recognition capabilities to facilitate both text entry and...
Method and apparatus to compensate for Doppler frequency shifts in a
satellite communication system
In a satellite communication system (10, 30) with at least one ground based transmitter (12, 32), at least one ground based receiver (16, 36) and at least one...
High frequency amplifier and control
A monolithic RF amplifier circuit (10) suitable for use in the 0.8-2 GHz frequency range comprises, on-chip (12'), a gateable oscillator (24) running at about...
Feed forward amplifier
A feed forward amplifier (200) comprises a main signal path (201), an error signal path (203), and a third signal path (205). In the preferred embodiment of the...
Organic electroluminescent device hermetic encapsulation package and
method of fabrication
An organic electroluminescent device encapsulating package including a substrate, an organic electroluminescent device carried by the substrate, an inorganic...
Micro-turbo generator device
A micro-turbo generator device (10) includes a housing (12), a rotor (14), a plurality of stator cores (16), and coils (18) encircling the stator cores. The...
Ferroelectric semiconductor device and method of manufacture
A ferroelectric semiconductor device (10) and a method of manufacturing the ferroelectric semiconductor device (10). The ferroelectric semiconductor device (10)...
Method of forming an electroluminescent array
A method of fabricating an organic electroluminescent array and the array are disclosed. Column buses of indium-tin-oxide (ITO) are formed on a light transparent...
Gas discharge lamp ballast
Battery charger housing
Processor and method for translating a nonphysical address into a
physical address utilizing a selectively...
A processor and method for translating a nonphysical address into a physical address are disclosed. A determination is made if a first entry set which could...
Method and apparatus in a radio communication system for synchronizing
transmissions while maintaining full...
A radio communication system (100) synchronizes multiple data streams associated with a network of transmitters (102) while maintaining full user traffic. The...
Conducting handoff of a data transmission
During a wireless communication of data in which modems (21, 24) are in use, a method of handing off the communication link (32) is described. The communication...
High dynamic range millimeter wave power detector with temperature
An RF power detector (10) includes an RF detector circuit (12), a nonlinear feedback amplifier (14), a temperature compensation circuit (16) and a linear...
Method and apparatus in a messaging system for implementing a group call
A messaging system implements a group call in a controller (110, 120) by receiving (306) first and second messages intended for first and second recipients and...
System and method for avoiding bus contention on a multiplexed bus by
providing a time period subsequent to a...
A bus interface unit within a processor ensures a delay period after the occurrence of a read operation to avoid bus contention on a multiplexed bus, When there...
Apparatus and method for managing data flow dependencies arising from
out-of-order execution, by an execution...
An apparatus and method to manage data flow dependencies so that a processor can complete instructions and write associated data to architected logical registers...
Programmable read/write access signal and method therefor
A system bus controller (103) within a processor (101) includes programmable logic for different modes of chip enable signals on a per-address-space basis. This...
Method and apparatus for facilitating symbol timing acquisition in a
data communication receiver
A method and apparatus samples (902) a currently received symbol to form sampled values corresponding to sampling times, and evaluates (904) the currently...
Method and apparatus for conveying data packets in a packet data
A packet data communication system (100) employs a method and apparatus for conveying data packets in the packet data communication system. A first communication...
Battery arrangement for a wrist-carried radiotelephone
A wrist-carried radiotelephone (10) comprises a housing (12), radiotelephone circuitry (90) and a bracelet (16). The radiotelephone circuitry (90) is disposed in...
Target device and method for establishing a communication path in a
networked communications system
A target device (18) performs the steps of receiving a broadcast message via an out-of-band paging network (14) which message includes an identification of the...
Method and apparatus for marking messages in selective call receivers
A selective call receiver device (10) having a processor readable medium of instructions (100) for setting markers (32) in a text message for automatically...
Method for electrically contacting semiconductor devices in trays and
test contactor useful therefor
Semiconductor devices (140, 410, 610) are tested or burned-in while in a handling or shipping tray (100, 500, 700) using a test contactor (150, 450, 750, 850,...
Single switch electronic ballast with low in-rush current
An electronic ballast (200) includes a rectifier circuit (20), a clamp inductor (44), an electronic switch (62), a control circuit (60) for driving the...
Piezoelectric transformer with voltage feedback
A piezoelectric transformer with voltage feedback is disclosed. The transformer comprises a piezoelectric plate of predetermined length, width and height with a...
Conductive interconnect structure and method of formation
In one embodiment, delamination of a patterned silicon nitride anti-reflective layer (26) from an underlying patterned tungsten silicide layer (32), is prevented...
Vertical semiconductor device
An n-channel device (10) and a p-channel device (11) are formed from a single epitaxial silicon layer (60,61). During the deposition of the single epitaxial...
Receptacle for a cordless portable telephone handset
Integrated image reject mixer
An integrated image reject mixer (150) generates precise quadrature components using highly matched local-oscillator (LO) path and intermediate frequency (IF)...
Method and system for storing exponent codes in a multi-processor
computer to produce putputs according to an...
A method and system utilized by a multi-processor computer for storing exponent codes is provided. The multi-processor computer includes a plurality of...
Apparatus method, and software modem for utilizing envelope delay
distortion characteristics to determine a...
An apparatus, software modem, and method for a data communications device, such as a modem (100, 101), to determine a symbol rate and carrier frequency, from a...
Method for providing remote loop back testing in a digital data system
having multiple protocols
An adaptive digital data unit (600) initiates and successfully completes a remote loop back test. The adaptive digital data unit (600) has a controller (610), a...
Video/integrated land mobile dispatch radio and video unit
An integrated land mobile dispatch radio capable of accommodating both standard audio transmissions and video transmissions. The push-to-talk switch controls...
Advertiser pays information and messaging system and apparatus
A system and apparatus for permitting a user of a selective call receiver (31) to receive a certain number of personal messages and information service updates...
Amplifier circuit having independent gain and response time adjustments
An amplifier circuit (20) having independent gain and response time adjustments includes an amplifier (22), a response time resistor (30), a variable gain...