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Housing for battery charging device
Data processing system for writing an external device and method therefor
A data processing system (10) provides flexibility in interfacing with both a variety of memory devices (56, 58) and external peripheral devices (58). A control...
Processor and method for store gathering through merged store operations
First and second store instructions that target one or more locations in a cache memory are identified. A determination is made whether the cache memory is busy....
Method and apparatus for routing signals through a communication system
having multiple destination nodes
A method and apparatus for routing signals through a system (10) which has multiple destination nodes (12, 14) assigns one or more unique carrier frequencies to...
Dual modulus prescaler
A dual-modulus prescaler (100) has improved performance for high-speed operation. A timing signal is developed from a flip flop circuit (106) two and one-half...
Modular switch element for shared memory switch fabric
A modular switch element (12) is programmable to operate in conjunction with varying numbers of other modular switch elements in a shared memory switch fabric...
Method for automatically selecting channel powers in a wireless
The method operates in a wireless communication system serving a geographic area. The system includes first and second communication units within the geographic...
Power conversion integrated circuit and method for programming
A single input pin (48) provides multi-functional features for programming a power supply (10). By connecting the appropriate interface circuit (92, 100, or 112)...
Data processing system having display controller with bursting direct
A data processing system (20) has a display controller (28) that uses bus arbitration and data bursting to supply display data for refreshing an LCD screen (49),...
Display driver having a low power mode
A display driver circuit (100) includes N scanning drivers (150) for driving a scanning set of display electrodes of a display panel (160) with a set of scanning...
Selective call receiver having selectable displays
A selective call receiver (100) comprises a receiver (104) for receiving a message and a controller (112) having the capability of determining the length of a...
Power amplifier circuit with temperature compensating level shifter
A power amplifier circuit (200) for amplifying a radio frequency (RF) signal received at an input (208) into an amplified RF signal at an output (210) includes a...
Data processor having an output terminal with selectable output
A data processor has at least one output terminal which a user of the data processor can vary the output impedance thereof depending upon the application...
Accessory identification apparatus and method
An accessory identification apparatus (195) used in an electronic device (102) includes a connector (122) to couple to an accessory (104) and a controller (108)...
Stand-alone spacer for a flat panel display
A stand-alone spacer for use in a flat-panel display includes a plurality of members being joined at a common axis. A first one of the members is a load-bearing...
Ceramic composition with low dielectric constant and method of making
Multiphase ceramic materials for use in electronic applications such as patch antennas and multilayered ceramic devices may be fabricated by providing a novel...
Modified noble metal catalyst based calorimetric sensor and method
A modified noble metal catalyst based calorimetric sensor for sensing non-methane hydrocarbons in an automotive exhaust gas stream includes a first sensing...
Device for manipulating a wound coil
A device (10) for manipulating a wound coil (18) includes a mechanism for grabbing a wound coil (18), a first pair of opposed fingers (12), and a second pair of...
Quality control system employing bi-directional messaging using empty
A quality control system (104) comprises at least one test system (107) and a host computer (122) having a database (130), coupled via a communication link...
Pronunciation measurement device and method
Upon selection of an expression for pronunciation training, a look-up operation is performed in a speaker database (15) to obtain a predetermined model for...
Method and apparatus for geographic based control in a communication
A selective call transceiver (20) in a messaging system (100) having a plurality of transmitters (90, 94, 99), comprises a receiver module (26), a transmitter...
Portable electronic device and method for coupling power thereto
A novel portable electronic device comprising a first housing portion (106) having a first battery (135) integrally associated with said first housing portion...
Precision alignment of optoelectronic devices
An optoelectronic module is disclosed in which an optoelectronic device is precisely aligned with an optical fiber. The optoelectronic module comprises a first...
Apparatus and method for data transmission on bonded data channels of a
communications network utilizing a...
The apparatus (101) and method provide for data transmission capability on bonded data channels of a communications network (104), such as an integrated services...
Multi-channel echo cancellation method and apparatus
An echo canceller (500) utilizes a central control unit (502) (CCU) and at least one convolution processing unit (504) (CPU) to perform echo cancellation on one...
Fast hadamard transform within a code division, multiple access
In a receiver (10) of a code division multiple access system, a method of processing a received signal including reading a first and second data item from a...
Microelectronic assembly for connection to an embedded electrical
element, and method for forming same
A microelectronic assembly (10) is formed by attaching a component subassembly (34) to a substrate (12). The substrate (12) includes a face (26) and defines a...
Antenna for a two-way radio
An antenna (10) includes a radiating element (20) covered with a protective cover having a high dielectric constant polymer gel (15) located therein. The gel has...
Method and intelligent digital beam forming system with improved signal
An intelligent digital beam former (10) in conjunction with a satellite based array antenna (20) provides a plurality of dynamically controllable antenna beams...
Communication device with a frequency compensating synthesizer and
method of providing same
A communication device including a plurality of frequency synthesizers (24, 28, 30). At least one of the frequency synthesizers (24) is driven with a reference...
Dual frequency voltage controlled oscillator
A voltage controlled oscillator (10) operable on two widely separated frequency bands of 800 MHz and 1.9 GHz, for example. The two operable frequency modes are...
Power transformer circuit with resonator
A power transformer circuit (100) includes a capacitor (120) and a resonator (140). The resonator (140) is coupled in series with the capacitor (120) and is...
High power HFET with improved channel interfaces
A high power heterojunction field effect transistor comprising a first barrier layer including a semiconductor material having a band gap, a second barrier layer...
Method for fabricating a printed circuit board by curing under
A process for fabricating a multilayer printed circuit board, in which interlayer adhesion of the layers is greatly enhanced by curing under superatmospheric...
Method and apparatus for establishing a link in a wireless communication
A base station system (203, 303) in a wireless communication system (208, 308) establishes a link between a mobile station (200, 300) and a speech recognition...
Communication system architecture and method of routing therefor
To alleviate the constraints imposed on communication system management by the assignment of dedicated ranges of MSISDNs and IMSIs to each particular home...
Circuit for adjusting transmit power
A transmitter (135) responds to a first control signal by outputting a transmit signal at a transmit power according to the first control signal. A power-level...
Method and apparatus for determining wait states on a per cycle basis in
a data processing system
Method and apparatus in a data processing system (10) for determining wait states on a per cycle basis. The present invention provides a wait state value (39) to...
Method and apparatus for manipulating a carry/borrow bit to numerically
adjust and immediate value of an...
Method and apparatus for adjusting the range of a data processor instruction field for a data processor (10). The present invention allows the range of a data...
Method and system using meta-classes and polynomial discriminant
functions for handwriting recognition
A method and system of identifying text in a handwriting input is provided. The system includes a feature extractor (30) and a classifier (32). The feature...
Multiple access up converter/modulator and method
A multiple access digital up converter/modulator includes selectors (1606, 1608) having inputs (1602, 1604) and outputs coupled to first and second interpolating...
System method and wireless communication device for soft handoff
A wireless communication device (100) provides for soft handoff in a communication system employing CDMA by providing information on pilot identities to the base...
Saw filter using low-pass configuration and method of providing the same
An acoustic wave resonator filter (10) provides series and shunt resonator elements (22, 24) in a ladder network. The series elements (22) are configured in a...
Active circuit having a temperature stable bias
An active circuit includes an amplifying transistor (102), a voltage reference (208), and an active bias circuit. The active bias circuit controls the operating...
Method and apparatus for controlling a peak envelope power of a power
An apparatus and method of reducing a peak envelope power of a linear power amplifier (10) amplifying a plurality of channels is provided. The method includes...
Contact arrangement having an auxiliary contact
A novel contact arrangement enables selective charging of battery packs or the transfer of information between a battery pack and an electronic device. According...
Method for spray-cooling a tunable semiconductor device
The method includes providing a substrate (18) having a semiconductor die (12) thereon, the semiconductor die having a major surface (23); disposing an input...
Multi-layered polymeric gel electrolyte and electrochemical cell using
An electrochemical cell 10 includes first and second electrodes 12 and 14 with an electrolyte system 26 disposed therebetween. The electrolyte system includes at...
Efficient single layer electroluminescent device
An electroluminescent device is composed of a body of small molecule organic material(s) sandwiched between a first and a second electrode, wherein a layer of...