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Polymer blend electrolyte system and electrochemical cell using same
An electrochemical cell (10) includes first and second electrodes (12) and (14) with an electrolyte system (26) disposed therebetween. The electrolyte system is...
Hybrid energy storage system
A hybrid energy storage system 10 including a first energy storage device 12, such as a secondary or rechargeable battery, and a second energy storage device 14,...
Method for fabricating an array of edge electron emitters
A method for fabricating an array (300) of edge electron emitters (530) includes the steps of: forming first and second grooves (310, 320) in first and second...
Battery cover latch
A housing (12) for a portable electronic device (10) has a battery compartment cover (14) and a latch (20). The latch has a cantilevered beam (42) that rotates...
Apparatus for fastening a housing assembly
A housing assembly comprises a plurality of components, each having a screw boss apparatus, such as screw boss (114). The screw boss apparatus has an ...
Method for forming a microelectronic assembly
A microelectronic assembly (10) is formed by bonding an integrated circuit component (20) to a substrate (12). The substrate (12) includes a via (22) and a metal...
Antenna module for PCMCIA UHF wireless modems
Housing for and audio connector
Hierarchical set of frequency reuse patterns allowing cellular air and
A cellular system (FIG. 4) is expanded to allow communication between mobile ground-based units (70 and 72) and mobile air-based units (80 and 78) where the air...
Method and apparatus in a radio communication system for implementing a
frequency reuse plan
A radio communication system (100) implements a frequency reuse plan by sending a message (308) simultaneously with other messages in a plurality of cell...
Method for implementing icons in a radio communication device
The unique method for implementing icons in a radio communication device (103) which provides a plurality of radio communication services such as radiotelephone,...
Frequency synthesizer correction using a temperature responsive divisor
An automatic frequency control is implemented in a selective call receiver (100) having a controllable frequency synthesizer (203). The output frequency of the...
Extensible central processing unit
An extensible central processing unit (CPU) (12 or 12'). By modifying the architecture of a new or prior art CPU, a new or prior art CPU can be made extensible...
Peripheral component interconnect gateway controller
A gateway controller (100) for facilitating the exchange of information between PCI busses (101,103). The controller (100) may comprise a single printed wiring...
Communication device having interchangeable faceplates and active keypad
A communication device (1600) such as a portable radiotelephone handset features interchangeable faceplates including a first faceplate (1604) and a second...
Electrically confined VCSEL
A semiconductive substrate (101) with a surface (102) having a first stack of distributed Bragg reflectors (109) disposed on the surface (102) of the ...
Method of and apparatus for communicating messages
A data-transmission system (100) including a master device (101) and at least one slave device (105) communicates messages having an address (1503, 1505) and...
Method and apparatus for controlling a memory device in a page mode
A method (600, 700) and apparatus (402) for controlling a memory device, such as a synchronous dynamic random access memory (404), includes a user-programmable...
Multiply and accumulate circuit
A multiply accumulate circuit (600) includes a multiply accumulate reduction circuit (527) that generates P current accumulated operands during an iteration. P...
Electrochemical capacitor with hybrid polymer polyacid electrolyte
A capacitor (100) includes first and second electrodes (102, 103) an adhesive electrolyte (125) positioned therebetween. The adhesive electrolyte (125) includes...
Low driving voltage polymer dispersed liquid crystal display device with
A reduced driving voltage polymer dispersed liquid crystal display (10) has a transparent polymer matrix (20) disposed between two substrates (12, 14). Droplets...
Transmission line antenna and utility meter using same
A transmission line antenna (10) comprises first and second ends (14 & 16). Each end has a mounting portion defining a mounting height and an overlapping portion...
GPS based search and rescue system
A GPS based search and rescue system utilizes an airborne interrogation unit for extending the range of a second interrogation unit. The airborne unit relays...
Method for avoiding interference in a cable telephony system
Carriers (51) in a cable telephony system (10) are prioritized (70) according to their usability. A local access manager (LAM) (27) creates a frequency list that...
Charge dissipation field emission device
A charge dissipation field emission device (200, 300, 400) includes a supporting substrate (210, 310, 410), a cathode (215, 315, 415) formed thereon, a...
Process for mounting an electronic component to a substrate and process
for spray-cooling the electronic...
The electronic component (10) has a die (22) and a terminal (14) coupled to the die (22). The substrate has a first side (20) and a second side (82) and a...
Method of manufacturing a ferroelectric device
A ferroelectric semiconductor device (10) and a method of manufacturing the ferroelectric semiconductor device (10). The ferroelectric semiconductor device (10)...
Masking methods for semiconductor materials
A method of forming a mask including providing a fluid from a group including oxygen based, nitrogen based, or carbon based fluids, introducing a substrate of...
Electrical coupling method and apparatus for printed circuit boards
including a method of assembly
Conductive pads (126) of a first PCB (114) and conductive pads (128) of a second PCB (116) are electrically coupled. An electrical device includes a housing...
Battery housing for a portable communication device
Method and apparatus for minimizing traffic in a two way wireless
A non-real time messaging system (200) for targeting messages to a subscriber unit (222) comprises a synchronized profile of where a subscriber unit should be...
Method and apparatus for acknowledge back signaling using a radio
A combination radio/telephone transceiver (40) receives a selective call signal over a selective call channel and searches for its assigned address (415). When...
Address lines load reduction
Subsystems (12-20) are coupled by a bus (44) which includes higher order address lines (62, 64) and lower order address lines (60). One or more subsystems (20)...
Method and apparatus for storing and restoring controller configuration
information in a data communication system
A data communications system (100) has a controller (214) for managing the system containing a plurality of data communications devices (224). The data...
Method and converter for converting rectangular signals to phase signals
A rectangular to phase converter (201) includes a first converter circuit (201B) which limits signals to a predetermined level. A phase selector (259) selects a...
Method and apparatus for determining transmit power levels for data
transmission and reception
An apparatus and method for a data communications device such as a modem (100, 101) to determine transmit power levels for data transmission and reception, from...
Integrated microstrip to suspend stripline transition structure and
method of fabrication
An integrated microstrip (14) to suspended stripline (24) transition structure and method for fabricating the same provide a transition from microstrip (14) to...
Method and apparatus for optimizing an oscillator start up time
An oscillator circuit (10) having an optimized start up time includes an inverting amplifier (12) coupled in parallel to a crystal (14), a first bank of...
Field emission display having a stabilized phosphor
A field emission display (100, FIG. 1) having a stabilized phosphor (110, FIG. 1) includes a cathode plate (130, FIG. 1) having a plurality of field emitters...
Microelectronic assembly with collar surrounding integrated circuit
component on a substrate
A microelectronic assembly (10) includes an integrated circuit component (14) attached to a polymeric substrate (12) by a plurality of unencapsulated solder bump...
Low-profile microelectronic package
A microelectronic package (10) is formed by placing a lead frame (22) onto an adhesive polyimide tape (38). The lead frame (22) includes a plurality of metallic...
Carbon electrode material for electrochemical cells and method of making
A method (50) of fabricating an amorphous carbon material for use as an electrode (20) in a rechargeable electrochemical cell (10) includes the steps of heating...
Method for controlling the level of oxygen stored by a catalyst within a
The catalyst control method of the invention continuously estimates a level of oxygen stored by a catalyst within a catalytic converter. The estimated oxygen...
Method for monitoring the performance of a catalytic converter
A method for monitoring the performance of a catalytic converter (34) computes the oxygen storage capacity and desorption capacity of a catalyst within the...
Point-of-entry card reader
Front panel for infrastructure equipment
Method and apparatus for selectively retrieving data from a database in
a data communication system
In a data communication system a first controller (102) selectively retrieves data from a database (316) in a second controller (106). Data corresponding to a...
Method and recognizer for recognizing a sampled sound signal in noise
A sound recognizer uses a feature value normalization process to substantially increase the accuracy of recognizing acoustic signals in noise. The sound...
Method for identifying a mobile unit in a wireless communication system
The method operates in a wireless communication system, and includes receiving at a first base station having a first location, a widebeam signal from a first...