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5-HT.sub.2A receptor ligands
Compounds of formula I: ##STR00001## are antagonists of the human 5-HT.sub.2A receptor, and hence useful in treatment or prevention of a variety of neurological...
MOCVD of tungsten nitride thin films using W(CO).sub.6 and NH.sub.3 for
copper barrier applications
A method of forming a tungsten nitride thin film in an integrated circuit includes preparing a silicon substrate on a silicon wafer and placing the silicon wafer...
Self-pulsation type semiconductor laser
In a self-pulsation type semiconductor laser, a first clad layer of a first conductivity type, an active layer, and a second clad layer of a second conductivity...
Semiconductor memory device and portable electronic apparatus including
A semiconductor memory device includes a controller programming a nonvolatile memory cell by applying a first pulse so that a charge amount smaller than a target...
Paper feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus including the same
Sheets of recording paper are stacked and put on a push-up plate, and the uppermost recording paper is moved by pickup rollers and is separated by separation...
In-plane switching liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer confined between first and second substrates, an electrode formed on the first substrate so as to...
Liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing the same
The gate bus lines, the data bus lines, TFTs, etc. are formed on one glass substrate. Also, linear structures arranged in parallel with the gate bus lines are...
Reflective liquid crystal display device and reflective liquid crystal
display device incorporating touch panel...
A reflective color liquid crystal display device with a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a first substrate having a light reflectibility and a second...
Dynamic image search information recording apparatus and dynamic image
A motion picture retrieval information storage apparatus (40) storing retrieval information for retrieving a motion picture, expressed by motion picture data,...
Patterning and dot gain improvement for vector error diffusion
A method for processing color-image pixel-data for outputting by a multi-bit (N) color-image output device including the steps of (a) characterizing color-image...
It is an object of the present invention to provide an output circuit capable of reducing a consumption current while an output current is suppressed in a case...
Semiconductor device having a leading wiring layer
A leading wiring layer is provided with a main conductor layer, a first barrier metal layer for covering bottom and side surfaces of the main conductor layer,...
Power supply device
A power supply device includes a control IC fabricated by a bipolar process and a power supply element fabricated by a MOS process, both of them die-bonded on a...
Electronic device, production method thereof, and plasma process apparatus
A plasma process apparatus for performing a plasma process on a target substrate 4 includes a process chamber 5 in which the target substrate 4 is installed, a...
Portable terminal device, program for reading information, and recording
medium having the same recorded thereon
A portable terminal device and a program for reading information, which can read a code correctly with simple operations, and a recording medium having the...
Security system method and apparatus for preventing application program
A semiconductor storage device includes a program ROM and a flash memory, and the program ROM includes a program data storing area and a dummy data storing area,...
Search robot system
A search robot system first divides the entire area of disaster into a mesh cell of an appropriate size, and arranges a search robot for each mesh cell. A search...
An electronic tuner of the present invention is arranged such that between an input part of the amplifying circuit and the ground serially connected are a coil...
Wireless communication device
A wireless communication apparatus of the present invention has an interference signal cutoff circuit (10) for cutting off electric waves having interference...
Heater, and image forming apparatus, heating method incorporating same
A fixer (heater) includes a heat roller and a pressure roller pressing each other. The fixer heats a heated material by passing the heated material through a...
Photonic crystal and producing method thereof
A photonic crystal and a producing method thereof are provided. The photonic crystal includes at least two media of different refractive indices formed on a...
Semiconductor laser device and optical pickup device
The present invention provides a semiconductor laser devices of hologram laser type, constructed so that the configuration of the optical elements barely changes...
Bias voltage applying circuit and semiconductor memory device
Two bias circuits which supply a current to a selected memory cell and a reference memory cell have the same circuit constitution. Each bias circuit includes a...
Method of evaluating characteristics of semiconductor memory element, and
method of extracting model parameter...
A characteristic evaluating method of precisely obtaining a resistance value of an offset region in a semiconductor memory element constructed so that the...
Nonvolatile semiconductor storage device, and liquid crystal display
device including the same
A nonvolatile semiconductor storage device including: a plurality of memory cell unit groups each comprising one or more NAND nonvolatile memory cell units each...
Liquid crystal display device incorporating a phase difference plate
capable of improving viewing angle dependence
A liquid crystal display device incorporates two phase difference plates stacked together and disposed between a liquid crystal display element and a pair of...
Active matrix substrate, display device and method for driving the display
An active matrix substrate includes: a base plate; pixel electrodes formed on the base plate; pixel switching elements, each being connected to associated one of...
Predominantly <100> polycrystalline silicon thin film transistor
A method is provided to produce thin film transistors (TFTs) on polycrystalline films having a single predominant crystal orientation. A layer of amorphous...
Process for manufacturing semiconductor device and semiconductor device
A process for manufacturing a semiconductor device comprising the steps of: forming a transparent film on a semiconductor substrate including a photoelectric...
Method for fabricating oxide thin films
A method for fabricating a thin film oxide is provided. The method includes: forming a substrate; treating the substrate at temperatures equal to and less than...
Method of fabricating a p-type CaO-doped SrCu.sub.2O.sub.2 thin film
A method of CaO-doped SrCu.sub.2O.sub.2 spin-on precursor synthesis and low temperature p-type thin film deposition, includes preparing a wafer to receive a...
Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device by irradiating with a laser
A technique for manufacturing TFTs having little dispersion in their electrical characteristics is provided. Contamination of a semiconductor film is reduced by...
Method for forming plating film
A method for forming a plating film, comprising the steps of: applying a plating film onto an object to be plated at a first current density for a predetermined...
Mounting apparatus and mounting method
A mounting apparatus includes: a heater head for bonding a liquid crystal display and a flexible printed circuit board by thermocompression; a cylinder as a...
Surface lighting device and liquid crystal display device using the same
A backlight unit of a liquid crystal display device includes a prism light guide plate supported by a frame-like chassis. The light guide plate includes a light...
Lighting unit and liquid crystal display device including the lighting
A lighting unit includes a reflector, a plurality of light-emitting elements and a controller. The light-emitting elements are respectively provided on the...
Transmission power control circuit
The level of an input high-frequency signal is adjusted by a transmission-level adjusting portion, and two signals are created and distributed by a distribution...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus transfers a toner image formed on a photoconductor drum onto a sheet-like recording member while the sheet-like recording member is...
Mobile device and mobile telephone device having imaging function
Mobile equipment includes LEDs supplied with a current to emit red light, green light and blue light, FETs and a booster circuit for controlling the current...
Image compression device and image decompressing device, and
computer-readable recorded medium on which program...
An image compression apparatus capable of efficiently encoding an image without causing color deviation to the eye compresses luminance element image data and...
System and method for external voice mail notification by a home network
telephone answering device
A system and method are provided for a Home Network telephone answering device (TAD) to notify external systems of voice mail messages. The method comprises:...
Semiconductor memory device and programming method thereof
A semiconductor memory device includes: a plurality of nonvolatile memory cells; a first load cell for generating a read voltage relative to a read current...
Polarized light beam splitter assembly including embedded wire grid
A polarized light beam splitter system provides a polarized light beam splitter including an embedded wire grid polarizer. Spacers ensure a uniform distance...
Multi-domain liquid crystal display device having alignment structures for
producing axial symmetrical...
A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second...
Liquid crystal display device
The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device having a high display quality. The liquid crystal display device displays an image by applying a...
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device includes: pixel electrodes arranged in columns and rows, each including a reflective electrode region; scanning lines; and signal...
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal (LC) display device includes a LC panel and a driving circuit. The LC panel exhibits, in its voltage-transmittance characteristics, an extreme...
Reversible keyboard and information processor
A reversible keyboard is attached, with the front or reverse side up, into a keyboard attachment recess equipped with a rubber key unit. This reversible keyboard...
Mono-polarity switchable PCMO resistor trimmer
Using programmable resistance material for a matching resistor, a resistor trimming circuit is designed to reversibly trim a matching resistor to match a...
Semiconductor device and fabricating method thereof
The present invention provides a semiconductor device in which occurrence of disclination caused by steps in a contact portion and steps between pixel electrodes...