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Photodiode structures and methods of manufacture are disclosed. The method includes forming a waveguide structure in a dielectric layer. The method further...
Planar motor system with increased efficiency
A planar motor system comprises a platen with a first planar motor component and a stage with a second planar motor component. The stage can move along a first...
Seal installation tool
Wireless personal safety device
A personal protective device is combined with a cellular telephone. Activation of either device causes activation of the other device. Activation is achieved by...
Gate contact with vertical isolation from source-drain
A method of forming a semiconductor structure includes forming a gate structure having a first conductive material above a semiconductor substrate, gate spacers...
Hybrid circuit including a tunnel field-effect transistor
The present invention relates generally to integrated circuits and more particularly, to a structure and method of forming a hybrid circuit including a tunnel...
Structure to prevent solder extrusion
A spacer structure formed adjacent a solder connection which prevents solder extrusion and methods of manufacture are disclosed. The method includes forming a...
Reduced-warpage laminate structure
A laminate structure includes a conductive layer and a dielectric layer in contact with the conductive layer, the dielectric layer comprises a selectively...
Symmetric tunnel field effect transistor
The present disclosure relates to semiconductor structures and, more particularly, to a symmetric tunnel field effect transistor and methods of manufacture. The...
Damascene wires with top via structures
Damascene wires with top via structures and methods of manufacture are provided. The semiconductor structure includes a damascene wiring structure with an...
Copper wire and dielectric with air gaps
Approaches for fabricating copper wires in integrated circuits are provided. A method of manufacturing a semiconductor structure includes forming a wire opening...
Wafer handler and methods of manufacture
A wafer handler with a removable bow compensating layer and methods of manufacture is disclosed. The method includes forming at least one layer of stressed...
TCAM field enable logic
A content addressable memory ("CAM") field enabling logic comprises fields and field enable logics. The fields each have local match lines and a corresponding...
Mismatch and noise insensitive sense amplifier circuit for STT MRAM
A technique for sensing a data state of a data cell. A comparator has a first input at a node A and a second input at a node B. A first n-channel transistor is...
Multi-cycle signal identification for static timing analysis
Embodiments relate to multi-cycle signal identification for static timing analysis. An aspect includes identifying, in a circuit under test, a multi-cycle...
Methods and apparatus for advancing time in a distributed business process
Methods and apparatus for advancing time in a distributed business process simulation are disclosed. The methods and apparatus simulate an interdependent...
Natural language user interface for computer-aided design systems
A natural language user interface for computer-aided design systems (CAD) comprises a natural language command module including a parser, language database and...
Tunable sector buffer for wide bandwidth resonant global clock
A wide bandwidth resonant clock distribution comprises a clock grid configured to distribute a clock signal to a plurality of components of an integrated...
A filament dispenser includes a spool, hub, and an axle. The axle is laterally movable from a first position to a second position. The axle is independently...
Efficient parallel processing of a network with conflict constraints
According to one exemplary embodiment, a method for parallel processing a network of nodes having at least one ordering constraint and at least one conflict...
Method and apparatus for demodulation of a desired signal by
constellation-independent cancellation of...
A method and apparatus are provided for demodulating a received signal containing modulated desired-signal digital data and relayed-interference that results...
Dual bond pad structure for photonics
A dual bond pad structure for a wafer with laser die attachment and methods of manufacture are disclosed. The method includes forming a bonding layer on a...
Implementing stress in a bipolar junction transistor
Device structure and fabrication methods for a bipolar junction transistor. One or more trench isolation regions are formed in a substrate to define a device...
Tsv wafer with improved fracture strength
A method including forming a through-substrate via through a thickness of a substrate, the thickness of the substrate is measured from a front side of the...
Extrusion-resistant solder interconnect structures and methods of forming
Various embodiments include methods of forming interconnect structures, and the structures formed by such methods. In one embodiment, a method can include:...
Detecting defective connections in stacked memory devices
A method for testing a stacked memory device having a plurality of memory chips connected to and arranged on top of a logic chip for a connection defect is...
Enterprise value assessment tool
An enterprise value assessment tool includes a feedback engine executed by a computer processor. The feedback engine is implemented as a workbook having a tree...
Memory data security
A memory module secures data stored on the memory module. A request for the data from a computer system is received by the memory module. A verification key...
Concurrent error detection in a ternary content-addressable memory (TCAM)
A plurality of data words are written into a TCAM; each has binary digits and don't-care digits. Contemporaneously, for each of the words: a first checksum is...
Error monitoring of a memory device containing embedded error correction
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an approach for monitoring the health and predicting the failure of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) devices...
Dynamically configurable hardware queues for dispatching jobs to a
plurality of hardware acceleration engines
A computer system having a plurality of processing resources, including a sub-system for scheduling and dispatching processing jobs to a plurality of hardware...
Multilevel waveguide structure
Integrated optical structures include a first wafer layer, a first insulator layer directly connected to the top of the first wafer layer, a second wafer layer...
Filterless time-domain detection of one or more fluorophores
A device and method are described in which the lifetime of a fluorescent species or fluorophores is detected in the absence of any optical filter. Based on the...
Devices and methods for controlling a multi-channel system in a petroleum
The devices and methods for controlling flow through a multi-channel system deployed in a petroleum well are disclosed. The devices of the invention feature a...
Melt distribution device
A melt distribution device (100) including a heat-receiving part (102) and a heater (104). The heater (104) is coupled to the heat-receiving part (102) so to...
Component of a molding system
Disclosed herein, amongst other things, is a component of a molding system, and a related method for the manufacture thereof, that has a body with a support...
System and method for insulin pump medical device including a slider
assembly wherein images on display allow...
A medical system includes an input assembly for receiving one or more user inputs. The input assembly includes at least one slider assembly for providing an...
System and method for magnetic position tracking
An improved system for magnetic position tracking of a device includes a magnetic transmitter, a magnetic sensor, a computing system and a polarity inverter....
Display screen with icon
External photographic wireless communication device
An external photographic wireless communication device and related systems including an external photographic wireless communication device for connection to a...
Integrated circuit heat dissipation using nanostructures
An approach for heat dissipation in integrated circuit devices is provided. A method includes forming an isolation layer on an electrically conductive feature...
Structure for reduced source and drain contact to gate stack capacitance
A structure of a semiconductor device is described. A device structure including a gate structure, a source region and a drain region is disposed on a first...
Subsurface wires of integrated chip and methods of forming
Various embodiments include methods and integrated circuit structures. One method includes masking a structure with a mask to cover at least a portion of the...
TCAM structures with reduced power supply noise
A ternary content addressable memory (TCAM) structure may activate individual groups of subarrays in the TCAM structure, during a non-search mode, at...
Electrostatic discharge protection for a magnetoresistive sensor
A magneto-resistive (MR) sensor protection circuit is disclosed, for the protection of an MR sensor. The MR sensor may have a safe operating voltage range, a...
Video tracker having digital signal processor
Various embodiments include solutions for analyzing three-dimensional video data. Various embodiments include a system having: at least one sensor for detecting...