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A temperature sensor (1800) incorporates two diodes (1802, 1804). The voltage difference across each diode is a linear function of temperature. The voltage...
Method for forming solder bumps on bond pads
Solder paste (16) is dispensed onto a platen (12) that includes depressions (14) that are preferably conical or in an inverted pyramid shape. The solder paste...
Recyclable packaging system and process for using the same
A process (100) for transporting goods between a component manufacturer (102), a product manufacturer (104), and a purchaser (106) includes the steps of: (a)...
Housing assembly with a detachable mounting clip and a selective call
A housing assembly (100) includes a housing having a selective call receiver (200) therein, a raised ridge (108) coupled to the housing, the raised ridge having...
Housing assembly for a selective call receiver
Multipocketed battery charger
Auxiliary battery encasement
Method and apparatus for intelligible fast forward and reverse playback
of time-scale compressed voice messages
A method and apparatus for providing intelligible fast forward and reverse playback of messages which include time-scale compressed speech using a time scale...
Method for wireless communication system planning
A method for wireless communication system planning includes, in a first embodiment, determining an image tree (500), based on a transmitter location (401) and...
System and method for executing signalling cut-through
A system (10) and method (100) reduce an amount of signalling resources used for calls involving more than one gateway (40, 41). Instead of having two gateways...
System and method of communicating between trusted and untrusted
A computer network comprising a trusted computer network (16), and an untrusted computer network (17). A plurality of firewall systems (21) provide controlled...
Data processing system for performing a test function and method therefor
Circuitry is implemented within an integrated circuit ("chip") (101) which is an IEEE 1149.1 compliant device capable of performing JTAG testing (104), such as...
Method and apparatus for deinterleaving an interleaved data stream
A method and apparatus deinterleave data blocks each transmitted as a sequence of data groups including N bits of data from a single bit position of N words. A...
Multiple user communication system, device and method with overlapping
uplink carrier spectra
The present invention provides a method, system, subscriber unit, and base/headend unit for a bandwidth efficient multiple user digital communication system that...
Method and circuit for controlling a precharge cycle of a memory device
A method and circuit for optimally controlling memory array bit line precharge timing to increase memory frequency of operation by generating a precharge output...
Memory programming circuit and method
A circuit and method modify data stored in a storage element (30) of a memory circuit (110) when high voltages used for such modification exceed transistor...
MRAM with high GMR ratio
A magnetic memory cell with increased GMR ratio includes first and second layers of magnetic material stacked in parallel, overlying relationship and separated...
Indicator system having plurality of feeders and actuators arranged to
selectively actuate a sensor
An indicator system (1) having a plurality of hoppers (2) for supplying electrical components (20) to respective dispensing locations. There are actuators (9)...
Mode tracking transducer driver for a non-linear transducer
A mode tracking transducer driver (100) for a non-linear electromagnetic transducer (102) includes a voltage controlled oscillator (104) coupled within a phase...
Two-stage operational amplifier circuit with wide output voltage swings
A two stage operational amplifier circuit comprises a first stage (31) having an input (2, 4) and an output, and a second stage (33) having an input and an...
Emitter coupled logic (ECL) gate and method of forming same
A fully differential, low voltage ECL gate (300) receives complementary logic signals (A, Ax, B, Bx) and provides them to first and second differential pairs...
Non-destructive method of determining substrate tilt within a packaged
A non-destructive method of determining substrate tilt within a packaged component includes providing the packaged component (10) with a component surface (32),...
Monolithic integration of driver circuits with LED array and methods of
A method of fabricating a monolithically integrated LED array and driving circuitry includes sequentially forming overlying layers of material on the surface of...
Methods of designing a reticle and forming a semiconductor device
A process for designing and forming a reticle (40) as well as the manufacture of a semiconductor substrate (50) using that reticle (40). The present invention...
Transistor-based apparatus and method for molecular detection and field
Binding of a molecule to a molecular receptor is sensed using a transistor having a gate located at a binding site. The channel conductance of the transistor is...
End mounting terminator for backplanes
A backplane system provides a terminator assembly that mounts along an axis that is parallel to a plane of the backplane. The backplane system has modular...
Point-of-sale card reader
AC adapter unit enclosure
Charger for a portable communication device
Selective call message entry device
Method of storing reflection coeffients in a vector quantizer for a
speech coder to provide reduced storage...
An input speech signal is encoded as one or more reflection coefficients. To reduce storage requirements, the reflection coefficients are scalar quantized by...
Emergency handoff method of redirecting calls in a satellite
An emergency handoff method (50) reroutes or redirects communications from one channel in a cell (105) to another channel in the same cell (105) or a different...
Cellular communication system with efficient channel assignments and
A cellular communication system (10) forms cells (18) from low earth orbit satellites (12). The system (10) uses an off-line process (24) to identify cells (18)...
Method and apparatus for handing off calls between differing radio
A method for handing off calls between differing radio telecommunication networks recognizes (302) a desire for an inter-network hand-off. When a Subscriber Unit...
Method for terminating a wireless communication of a mobile
The method operates in a system including a switching center, a base station responsive to the switching center and a mobile communication unit responsive to the...
Admission control system and method in space-based mobile
The call admission control method provides guaranteed bandwidth connections in a mobile telecommunication networks (10) that have varying topology and dynamic...
Digital signal processor for executing multiple instruction words
A digital signal processor (10) includes a primary data bus (12), a primary instruction bus (14), a program control unit (16), an arithmetic unit (18), and a...
Method and apparatus for providing an external indication of internal
cycles in a data processing system
A method and apparatus for providing an external indication of internal cycles in a data processing system (10) in order to more easily debug software being...
Method and apparatus for external viewing of an internal bus
A method and apparatus for viewing the contents of an internal bus (112) external to a integrated circuit (100) begins by providing a integrated circuit (100)...
Temporary message routing and destination selection
A profile is maintained, either in a central profile data base (106) or in a more distributed manner that includes local profile data bases (706). These profile...
Method and apparatus for frequency domain ripple compensation for a
A data stream to be transmitted is received by a digital interface (52) and converted into a frequency encoded data. A gains block (54) receives the frequency...
Asymmetrical digital subscriber line (ADSL) line driver circuit
A differential amplifier (40) receives a low level ADSL signal IN- and IN+ and produces an amplified differential signal. A pair of differential amplifiers (42,...