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US-6,902,958 Method for making MOSFET anti-fuse structure
An anti-fuse device includes a substrate and laterally spaced source and drain regions formed in the substrate. A channel is formed between the source and drain...
US-6,901,019 Sense amplifier with adaptive reference generation
A digital memory system (30) includes a memory cell (52), a bit line (50), a transfer gate (60) a reference voltage generator (40), a sense amplifier (70) and a...
US-6,901,004 High voltage switch circuitry
The present invention relates to a high voltage switch used with a one-time programmable memory device and a method of setting a state of a one-time programmable...
US-6,900,771 Wide-band tapered-slot antenna for RF testing
Methods and apparatus for testing wireless devices. Devices being tested receive and transmit radio frequency test signals. These radio frequency test signals...
US-6,900,745 Method of scalable gray coding
A method for generating a modulo Gray-code representation of a non-power-of-two set of binary values begins by determining a desired Gray-code sequence length....
US-6,900,706 Compact balun with rejection filter for 802.11a and 802.11b simultaneous operation
A balancing/unbalancing (balun) structure for operating at frequency f.sub.1 includes a microstrip printed circuit board (PCB). A balun on the PCB includes two...
US-6,900,670 Current-controlled CMOS logic family
Various circuit techniques for implementing ultra high speed circuits use current-controlled CMOS (C.sup.3 MOS) logic fabricated in conventional CMOS process...
US-6,898,663 Programmable refresh scheduler for embedded DRAMs
In one aspect, the invention describes a mechanism for refreshing multiple memory words (rows) per refresh cycle, the number of simultaneously refreshed rows...
US-6,898,238 Apparatus for, and method of, reducing power dissipation in a communications system
A method is provided for reducing power dissipation within a communications system having a plurality of adaptive filters with a plurality of taps, each tap is...
US-6,898,204 Method of determining a collision between a plurality of transmitting stations in a frame-based communications...
A method of determining a collision between two or more transmitting stations at one of the transmitting stations on a frame-based communications network. A...
US-6,898,185 Diagnostics of cable and link performance for a high-speed communication system
A method and system for performing diagnostic tests on a real-time system controlled by a state machine. A sequence of states recorded as the state machine...
US-6,898,145 Distributed, highly configurable modular predecoding
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing distributed, highly configurable modular predecoding. The method comprising forming a...
US-6,898,103 Memory cell with fuse element
The present invention relates to a programmable memory cell and a method of setting a state for a programmable memory cell. The memory cell includes two thin...
US-6,897,791 Interspersed training for turbo coded modulation
A communications system, having a combination Reed-Solomon encoder and a Turbo-Code encoder Data frame configuration which may be changed to accommodate embedded...
US-6,897,733 Low offset and low glitch energy charge pump for PLL-based timing recovery systems
A high precision charge pump used in a phase-lock-loop incorporating a phase/frequency detector is designed and constructed to substantially eliminate the...
US-6,897,697 Current-controlled CMOS circuit using higher voltage supply in low voltage CMOS process
Various circuit techniques for implementing ultra high speed circuits use current-controlled CMOS (C.sup.3 MOS) logic fabricated in conventional CMOS process...
US-6,895,545 System and method for generating cyclic codes for error control in digital communications
A K-bit information signal represented by a polynomial U(x) having a degree K-1 is received. The information signal is transformed to form a transformed...
US-6,895,450 Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmit a beacon to terminal nodes in power...
An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and...
US-6,895,419 Hand-held computerized data collection terminal
A portable terminal is provided with an internal connector accessible via an opening at one end of the terminal. A peripheral device is integrated with the...
US-6,895,085 System and method for preventing telephone line blocking by a modem
A modem includes a Digital Access Arrangement (DAA) Circuit and modem software that is executed by a processor. When the DAA Circuit detects that the modem...
US-6,894,558 Adjustable bandwidth high pass filter for large input signal, low supply voltage applications
Often programmable gain attenuators (PGAs) are combined with high pass filters. Adjustment of the highpass filter however can have unintended effects, such as...
US-6,894,557 Method for tuning a corner frequency of a low pass filter
An integrated circuit formed on a semiconductor chip, comprising a low pass filter circuit having a first resistor of a first resistance value and a capacitor of...
US-6,894,543 Series terminated CMOS output driver with impedance calibration
A differential line driver includes a plurality of driver cells. Control logic outputs positive and negative control signals to the driver cells so as to match a...
US-6,894,472 Low leakage CMOS power mux
A power supply multiplexing circuit including a first supply voltage input. A first pair of cascoded PMOS transistors are in series with the first supply voltage...
US-6,894,231 Bus twisting scheme for distributed coupling and low power
The present invention relates to a system and method for equalizing the capacitance between at least two lines of a bus running in parallel for a portion of...
US-6,892,324 Multi-channel, multi-service debug
A method and apparatus for debugging are described. In one embodiment, a target construct is selected for debugging. Data related to an operation of the target...
US-6,892,075 Method and apparatus for efficient determination of channel estimate and baud frequency offset estimate
A method and apparatus for obtaining a channel estimate and a baud frequency offset estimate for a communications channel in a communications system. The...
US-6,891,881 Method of determining an end of a transmitted frame in a frame-based communications network
A method of determining an end of a transmitted frame at a receiver on a frame-based communications network. An end of frame format for the transmitted frame is...
US-6,891,820 Utilization of the internet protocol to facilitate communication involving mobile devices
A data communication system capable of forwarding IP-addressed data to devices as such devices move among networks having different IP addresses is disclosed...
US-6,891,485 Interspersed training for turbo coded modulation
A communications system, having a combination Reed-Solomon encoder and a Turbo-Code encoder Data frame configuration which may be changed to accommodate embedded...
US-6,891,448 Compact balun for 802.11a applications
A balancing/unbalancing (balun) structure includes a microstrip line printed circuit board (PCB). Two input ports are coupled to a differential signal. An...
US-6,891,434 System and method for a startup circuit for a differential CMOS amplifier
A system is provided for correcting start-up deficiencies in an amplifier. The system includes a comparing device configured to (i) receive a second circuit node...
US-6,891,418 High speed flip-flop
A static latch can be converted to a dynamic latch by closing a pair of switches. When the switches are open, a first pair of back-to-back transistors serves as...
US-6,889,037 Reducing active mixer flicker noise
A mixer is disclosed that includes first and second transconductance modules that, in one embodiment, includes MOSFETs configured to receive a plurality of...
US-6,888,844 Method for selecting an operating mode for a frame-based communications network
A method for selecting an operating mode for a frame-based communications network consisting of a plurality of stations attached to a transmission medium. The...
US-6,888,778 Asynchronously-resettable decoder with redundancy
A decoder providing asynchronous reset, redundancy, or both, an asynchronously-resettable decoder with redundancy. The decoder has a synchronous portion,...
US-6,888,761 Memory device having simultaneous read/write and refresh operations with coincident phases
A system-on-chip (SOC) device or a random access memory (RAM) chip includes a RAM block. The RAM block includes memory cells, each of which has three ...
US-6,888,578 Method and system for cross-luminance reduction in multi-standard television decoders
A method and system for correcting luma data and chroma data from a composite signal for a plurality of lines are disclosed. The method and system include...
US-6,888,562 Integral eye-path alignment on telephony and computer video devices using a pinhole image sensing device
A two-way visual communication device and methods for operating such a device are disclosed. An embodiment of the disclosed invention may comprise a visual...
US-6,888,483 High speed analog to digital converter
An input stage includes a plurality of arrays of autozero amplifiers arranged in series in each array, wherein each autozero amplifier receives an output of a...
US-6,888,411 Radio frequency variable gain amplifier with linearity insensitive to gain
A multi-stage, variable gain amplifier whose linearity is relatively insensitive to variations in gain control is disclosed. The amplifier includes a primary...
US-6,888,410 Power amplifier having low gate oxide stress
A power amplifier includes an input transistor, an input bias circuit, an output transistor, and a power down circuit. The input transistor includes a gate, a...
US-6,888,405 Programmable gain amplifier with glitch minimization
A programable gain amplifier (PGA) has an amplifier and a variable resistor that is connected to the output of the amplifier. The variable resistor includes a...
US-6,888,381 High speed peak amplitude comparator
Various methods and circuits for implementing high speed peak amplitude comparison. The invention achieves higher speed of operation by eliminating the slow...
US-6,887,741 Method for making an enhanced die-up ball grid array package with two substrates
An electrically and thermally enhanced die-up ball grid array (BGA) package is described. An integrated circuit (IC) package includes a first substrate, a second...
US-6,885,988 Bit error concealment methods for speech coding
A method of concealing bit errors in a signal is provided. The method comprises encoding a signal parameter according to a set of constraints placed on a signal...
US-6,885,859 Apparatus for controlling and monitoring a wireless hotspot through an interface with a cellular telephone network
A process of controlling and monitoring a wireless hotspot by a wireless service provider is disclosed. Data is received from an access point of a wireless...
US-6,885,657 Network telephony system
The present invention includes a network telephone having a microphone coupled to provide voice data to a network, a speaker coupled to facilitate listening to...
US-6,885,275 Multi-track integrated spiral inductor
An integrated circuit inductor includes a spiral pattern disposed upon a substrate. The track of the spiral is divided into multiple tracks to form a multi-track...
US-6,885,236 Reference ladder having improved feedback stability
A reference ladder is configured to have improved feedback stability. The reference ladder includes a resistor ladder having a plurality of taps that produce a...
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