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Compound semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
A compound semiconductor device including: an isolated mesa section on which an upper surface having two pairs of parallel sides is formed by mesa etching a...
Method for fabricating semiconductor device
A method for fabricating a semiconductor device, comprising the steps of: forming an element on a silicon substrate; packaging the element; and annealing the...
Plasma CVD apparatus, and method for forming film and method for forming
semiconductor device using the same
A plasma CVD apparatus comprises an anode electrode and a cathode electrode, and is for forming a thin film on a substrate by performing plasma discharge between...
A flapping apparatus includes a first disk rotated by a driving source, and a second disk that rotates in contact with a main surface of the first disk. The...
Objective lens actuator and optical pickup device
An objective lens actuator includes an objective-lens-side main magnet and two stationary-holder-side main magnets mounted to a base body. The ...
System and method for one-stroke multimedia programming
Methods are provided for configuring and invoking command sequences from a remote control (RC) keystroke in a multimedia system of networked devices. The...
Audiovisual information management system with seasons
A method of using a system with at least one of audio, image, and a video having a plurality of frames, the method including the step of providing a plurality of...
Audiovisual information management system with user identification
A method of using an audiovisual system including the steps of providing usage preferences descriptions, providing a plurality of usage history descriptions, and...
Adaptive waveform equalization for viterbi-decodable signal and signal
quality evaluation of viterbi-decodable...
The waveform equalizing device includes: an FIR filter for generating an equalized signal pattern y(i, n) on the basis of equalization of a waveform of the...
Methods and systems for improving display resolution in achromatic images
using sub-pixel sampling and visual...
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for converting an achromatic, higher-resolution image to a lower-resolution image with reduced...
Decoding apparatus using tool information for constructing a decoding
A coding and decoding apparatus is constructed so that the coding side transmits coded data together with identifying information for identifying the device of...
Magnetically coupled device and electronic equipment employing same
If external magnetic field(s) (external noise) is/are present, equivalent noise component(s) might be produced at both receiving coil(s) and dummy coil(s), and...
Optical displacement sensor
Optical displacement sensor may possess light-emitting element(s) for projecting light onto distance measurement target(s), and light-receiving element(s)...
Liquid crystal display device and thin film transistor substrate
A vertically aligned liquid crystal display device for controlling liquid crystal molecules alignment with linear structures or slits consisting of a plurality...
Liquid crystal display device with improved field angles
A liquid crystal display device includes a display element with a pair of substrates, a liquid crystal layer between the substrates, and an alignment film on a...
Shift register circuit, image display apparatus having the circuit, and
driving method for LCD devices
A shift register circuit includes a plurality of latch circuits connected in series to sequentially transfer a pulse signal ST from one to another, a clock...
Provided is a semiconductor device which prevents displacement of a semiconductor element and a wiring pattern of a wiring substrate so as to ensure the...
Sacrificial shallow trench isolation oxide liner for strained-silicon
channel CMOS devices
A strained-silicon (Si) channel CMOS device shallow trench isolation (STI) oxide region, and method for forming same have been provided. The method forms a Si...
Indium oxide conductive film structures
One-transistor ferroelectric memory devices using an indium oxide film (In.sub.2O.sub.3), an In.sub.2O.sub.3 film structure, and corresponding fabrication...
Cross-point resistor memory array
Resistive cross-point memory devices are provided, along with methods of manufacture and use. The memory devices are comprised by an active layer of resistive...
Source alternating MOCVD processes to deposit tungsten nitride thin films
as barrier layers for MOCVD copper...
An alternating source MOCVD process is provided for depositing tungsten nitride thin films for use as barrier layers for copper interconnects. Alternating the...
ALD ZnO seed layer for deposition of ZnO nanostructures on a silicon
Zinc-oxide nanostructures are grown without using a metal catalyst by forming a seed layer of polycrystalline zinc oxide on a surface of a substrate. The seed...
Method of changing an electrically programmable resistance cross point
Resistive cross point memory devices are provided, along with methods of manufacture and use, including a method of changing an electrically programmable...
Lithium polymer secondary battery
A lithium polymer secondary battery which comprises a negative electrode, a positive electrode, and polymer electrolyte layers united respectively with the two...
Laser annealing mask and method for smoothing an annealed surface
A mask with sub-resolution aperture features and a method for smoothing an annealed surface using a sub-resolution mask pattern are provided. The method...
Substrate crack inspecting method, substrate crack inspection apparatus,
and solar battery module manufacturing...
Certain example embodiments of the present invention provide a method for detecting a substrate crack by simple equipment and steps. A substrate crack inspecting...
Transmission rate selection for a network of receivers having heterogenous
A method of selecting a data transmission rate for a heterogeneous network clusters the results of reports of local reception bandwidth and determines an...
Electrically controlled apparatus
An electronically controlled apparatus of the present invention includes: an input-output section, which electronically processes and outputs input data; a...
Portable device displaying an image provided by photographing
In a foldable cellular phone, an image taken and provided by a camera portion is displayed on a first or second display portion for previewing before storage in...
Step-over lithography to produce parabolic photoresist profiles for
A method of microlens fabrication for use in a photosensor includes preparing a photodetector element array which is sensitive to light in a specific color...
Color conversion with hue straightening using multiple look-up tables and
A method of color conversion includes providing a first color domain input signal set having plural input signals; sorting the input signals of the first color...
System and method for managing and processing a print job using print job
The present invention features a computer based printing system comprising a client computing device, or optionally a server computing device; one or more...
Liquid crystal display apparatus having wide transparent electrode and
A liquid crystal display apparatus including pair of substrates; a liquid crystal arranged between the pair of substrates; a plurality of stripe electrodes per...
A liquid crystal display device has a plurality of gate bus wirings and source bus wirings on one of paired substrates. Moreover, a inter-layer insulating film...
Signal line drive circuit, image display device, and portable apparatus
The signal line drive circuit is provided with: a reference voltage chooser circuit for choosing one of incoming voltages in accordance with tones represented by...
Shift register and display apparatus using same
In a shift register, which is for use in an image display apparatus of the TFT active matrix type in which a driver circuit is integrally provided on a display...
Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display is constructed so that the representative gray scale levels are extracted and set at close intervals in the gray scale transition areas...
Data signal line drive circuit, drive circuit, image display device
incorporating the same, and electronic...
An image display device includes two data signal line drive circuits and two scan signal line drive circuits configured differently from each other. Different...
Vehicle environment monitoring device, vehicle environment monitoring
method, control program and...
A vehicle environment monitoring device comprises an imaging section for taking image data of an environment of an automobile, the image including at least two...
Surrounding surveillance apparatus and mobile body
A mobile body surrounding surveillance apparatus is provided which comprises an omnidirectional vision sensor comprising an optical system for reflecting light...
Signal transmission system, and signal transmission line
To transmit a high-speed digital signal of several tens GHz via a differential line by connecting a differential line referring to the ground to differential...
Thin film transistor substrate and its manufacture
A semiconductor layer with a threshold voltage for n-channel is formed and patterned to TFT island areas. A gate insulating film is deposited. The first gate...
System and method for expedited reprinting
A system and method are provided for the expedited reprinting of documents at a printer. The method comprises: receiving an initial print job identified with a...
Corner cube reflector, method of making the reflector and reflective
display device including the reflector
A corner cube reflector includes a two-dimensional arrangement of unit elements. The unit elements are arranged at a pitch of 200 .mu.m or less. As viewed in a...