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Sensor of volatile substances with integrated heater and process for manufacturing a sensor of volatile substances

A sensor of volatile substances including: a sensitive layer, of a sensitive material that is permeable to a volatile substance and has an electrical permittivity depending upon a concentration of the volatile substance absorbed; a first electrode structure and a second electrode structure capacitively coupled together and arranged so that... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Electromagnetic shield for testing integrated circuits

A probe card includes a number probes. Each probe is adapted to contact a corresponding terminal of a circuit integrated in at least one die of a semiconductor material wafer during a test phase of the wafer. The probes include at least one probe adapted to provide and/or receive a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Electronic system having increased coupling by using horizontal and vertical communication channels

An electronic system supports superior coupling by implementing a communication mechanism that provides at least for horizontal communication for example, on the basis of wired and/or wireless communication channels, in the system. Hence, by enhancing vertical and horizontal communication capabilities in the electronic system, a reduced overall size may be... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Method of transferring signals via transformers, corresponding circuit and device

A circuit with galvanic isolation includes a series of n cascaded transformers including a first transformer and a last transformer in the series. A transmitter is coupled to the primary winding of the first transformer in the series of cascaded transformers, the transmitter being configured for supplying to the primary... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Micro-electro-mechanical acoustic transducer device with improved detection features and corresponding electronic apparatus

Described herein is a MEMS acoustic transducer device provided with a micromechanical detection structure that detects acoustic-pressure waves and supplies a transduced electrical quantity, and with an integrated circuit operatively coupled to the micromechanical detection structure and having a reading module that generates at output an audio signal as a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Mems gyroscope having a high stability with respect to temperature and humidity variations

A MEMS device including a main die that may be coupled to a secondary die, which forms a frame, and at least one first mobile mass elastically coupled to the frame, the main die forming: a driving stage that drives the first mobile mass so that it oscillates, parallel to... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Address decoder for a non-volatile memory array using mos selection transistors

An address decoder, for a non-volatile memory device provided with a memory array having memory cells arranged in word lines (WL) and bit lines (BL), each memory cell being having a memory element and an access element with a MOS transistor for enabling access to the memory element. Source terminals... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Micro-transformer with magnetic field confinement and manufacturing the same

A dielectric structure extends over the substrate and a transformer is integrated in the dielectric structure. The transformed includes a first winding in the dielectric layer at a first height and a second winding in the dielectric layer at a second height greater than the first height. The first and... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Driver for a power field-effect transistor with a programmable drive voltage, and related systems and methods

A driver includes a high-side driver transistor coupled between supply voltage and the gate drive nodes and provides a first charge current to a high side gate node of the high-side driver transistor until the gate drive node reaches a first gate drive threshold. Then a second charge current is... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Fully differential operational amplifier

A fully differential operational amplifier is provided. The amplifier has input nodes and includes a differential input stage for receiving input signals over the input nodes and providing output signals on first and second intermediary nodes. The amplifier includes a fully differential amplification stage having positive and negative inputs coupled... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Process for manufacturing a microelectronic device having a black surface, and microelectronic device

A roughened silicon surface is formed by a process including repetitively performed roughening cycles. Each roughening cycles including a step for depositing a non-planar polymeric layer over an area of a silicon body and a step for plasma etching the polymeric layer and the area of the silicon body etch... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Method of detecting the in-liquid state of a mobile device, related in-liquid detection system, mobile device and computer program product

An in-liquid state of a mobile device is detected by processing color components indicative of an intensity of the ambient light at different wavelengths and a pressure data indicative of ambient pressure. A first plausibility index indicates a likelihood of an air/liquid transition as a function of variations of at... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Artificial neural networks for human activity recognition

Human activities are classified based on activity-related data and an activity-classification model trained using a classification-equalized training data set. A classification signal is generated based on the classifications. The classification-equalized training data set, may, for example, includes a first class having a first sequence length and a number of samples... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Apparatus for manufacturing a silicon carbide wafer

Various embodiments provide a reaction chamber including a support, a receptacle, and a sponge. The support includes a plurality of bars that are spaced from each other by a plurality of openings. Each of the bars has side surfaces that are slanted or tilted downward such that melted material may... Stmicroelectronics S r l

High voltage comparator with low-sensitivity to variations of process/temperature and supply

A voltage comparator for detecting a voltage difference in a high-voltage domain, wherein said comparator receives an input voltage and compares it with a reference voltage also received in input, in which the output voltage from the comparator assumes the logic value 1 if the input voltage is greater than... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Electronic circuit for driving led strings so as to reduce the light flicker

LED strings cascaded to one another are driven by an electronic circuit that includes regulation modules and a brightness-compensation module. The regulation modules carry out in sequence a current-regulation phase, in which they regulate the current that flows in the corresponding LED strings. The regulation module includes: a compensation regulator... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Electronic device and sensor device with low power consumption and related methods

An electronic device may include a transducer configured to generate an electrical output responsive to an input, and a data storage element configured to change state responsive to the transducer. The electronic device may include a power circuit configured to turn on and supply power responsive to the data storage... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Method for advanced and low cost cross traffic alert, related processing system, cross traffic alert system and vehicle

A sequence of images obtained by a camera mounted on a vehicle is processed in order to generate Optical Flow data including a list of Motion Vectors being associated with respective features in the sequence of images. The Optical Flow data is analyzed to calculate a Vanishing Point by calculating... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Method of detecting an overtaking vehicle, related processing system, overtaking vehicle detection system and vehicle

A sequence of images is processed to generate optical flow data including a list of motion vectors. The motion vectors are grouped based on orientation into a first set of moving away motion vectors and a second set of moving towards motion vectors. A vanishing point is determined as a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Method to recover from current loop instability after cycle by cycle current limit intervention in peak current mode control

A method of controlling a switching regulator includes detecting current-limit events indicating a maximum current threshold has been exceeded. A compensation voltage is adjusted in response to the detected current-limit events, where the compensation voltage defines a duty cycle of the switching regulator. A time is detected for which no... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Semiconductor gas sensor device and manufacturing method thereof

A semiconductor gas sensor device includes a first cavity that is enclosed by opposing first and second semiconductor substrate slices. At least one conducting filament is provided to extend over the first cavity, and a passageway is provided to permit gas to enter the first cavity. The sensor device may... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Manufacturing a fluid-ejection device, and fluid-ejection device

A method for manufacturing a device for ejecting a fluid, including producing a nozzle plate including: forming a first nozzle cavity, having a first diameter, in a first semiconductor body; forming a hydrophilic layer at least in part in the first nozzle cavity; forming a structural layer on the hydrophilic... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Pressure sensor with testing device and related methods

A pressure sensor is for positioning within a structure. The pressure sensor may include a pressure sensor integrated circuit (IC) having a pressure sensor circuit responsive to bending, and a transceiver circuit coupled to the pressure sensor circuit. The pressure sensor may include a support body having a recess therein... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Integrated electronic device having a test architecture, and test method thereof

An electronic device having a functional portion and a test portion. The test portion includes a boundary scan register formed by a plurality of test cells arranged in the body according to a register sequence, where first test cells are configured to form a serial-to-parallel converter and second test cells... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Memory with margin current addition and related methods

In accordance with an embodiment, a memory includes: a memory element, a sense amplifier circuit configured to sense a difference during a sense operation between a sense current passing through the memory element and a reference current, and a margin current branch coupled in parallel with the memory element and... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Microfluidic system with single drive signal for multiple nozzles

The present disclosure is directed to a microfluidic die that includes a plurality of heaters above a substrate, a plurality of chambers and nozzles above the heaters, a plurality of first contacts coupled to the heaters, and a plurality of second contacts coupled to the heaters. The plurality of second... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Hermetically sealed mems mirror and manufacture

Disclosed herein is a micro-electro mechanical (MEMS) device including a substrate, and a MEMS mirror stack on the substrate. A first bonding layer seals against ingress of environmental contaminants and mechanically anchors the MEMS mirror stack to the substrate. A cap layer is formed on the MEMS mirror stack. A... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Miller compensation circuit, and corresponding regulator, system, and method

A circuit with Miller compensation effect includes a first stage and a second stage, with a first terminal for receiving a bias current and a second terminal that can be coupled to ground, wherein the first stage includes a differential stage coupled via a coupling line to the second stage.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Level shifter circuit

A level shifter circuit is designed to shift an input signal that switches within a first voltage range to supply an output signal that switches within a second voltage range, higher than the first voltage range. A first inverter stage has an input receiving the input signal and also has... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Circuit and biasing nonvolatile memory cells

A circuit for biasing non-volatile memory cells includes a dummy decoding path between a global bias line and a biasing node, a reference current generator coupled to the dummy decoding path and configured to supply a reference current, a biasing stage configured to set a cell bias voltage on the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

An electronic junction device with a reduced recovery time for applications subject to the current recirculation phenomenon and related manufacturing process

An integrated electronic device having a semiconductor body including: a first electrode region having a first type of conductivity; and a second electrode region having a second type of conductivity, which forms a junction with the first electrode region. The integrated electronic device further includes a nanostructured semiconductor region, which... Stmicroelectronics S r l

An electronic fuse circuit, corresponding device and method

A power stage in an electronic fuse circuit is driven by controller. The controller includes a first comparator set for output voltage control and a second comparator set for output current control. Each comparator set includes at least one comparator having a reference input, a feedback input, and one or... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Fbdda amplifier and device including the fbdda amplifier

A fully balanced differential difference amplifier includes a first differential input stage that receives an input voltage and a second differential input stage that receives a common-mode voltage. A first resistive-degeneration group is coupled to the first differential input and a second resistive-degeneration group is coupled to the second differential... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Galvanic isolation circuit, corresponding system and method

A galvanic isolation circuit is formed by a differential transformer having primary and secondary windings for transmission of signals over a carrier between the primary and the secondary windings of the transformer. A galvanic isolation oxide layer is provide between the primary and secondary windings. Each winding includes include a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

Resonant biaxial mems reflector with piezoelectric actuators, and projective mems system including the same

A MEMS device includes a fixed structure and a mobile structure with a reflecting element coupled to the fixed structure through at least a first deformable structure and a second deformable structure. Each of the first and second deformable structures includes a respective number of main piezoelectric elements, with the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180050901

Fluid ejection device

The present disclosure is directed to a microfluidic die that includes ejection circuitry and one time programmable memory with a minimal number of contact pads to external devices. The die includes a relatively large number of nozzles and a relatively small number of contact pads. The die includes decoding circuitry... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180052066

Integrated pressure sensor with double measuring scale, pressure measuring device including the integrated pressure sensor, braking system, and measuring a pressure using the integrated pressure sensor

A pressure sensor with double measuring scale includes: a flexible body designed to undergo deflection as a function of a the pressure; piezoresistive transducers for detecting the deflection; a first focusing region designed to concentrate, during a first operating condition, a first value of the pressure in a first portion... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180052129

Gas measurement device and measurement method thereof

A gas measurement device measures gas using a gas sensor including a sense resistance exposed to the gas and a reference resistance not exposed to the gas. The gas measurement device applies a first current value and a second current value to the sensor. A detector functions to detect a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180052132

Sensor of volatile substances and process for manufacturing a sensor of volatile substances

A sensor of volatile substances includes: a first electrode structure and a second electrode structure capacitively coupled, comb-fingered, and arranged coplanar in a plane; and a sensitive layer, of a sensitive material that is permeable to a volatile substance and has electrical permittivity depending upon a concentration of the volatile... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180053709

Method for manufacturing semiconductor devices, and corresponding device

Semiconductor devices comprising at least one electrically conductive metal element in a non-conductive package material are manufactured by: providing a first metal layer having a smooth morphology for covering the aforesaid metal element; and providing a second metal layer for covering partially the first layer, leaving at least one portion... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180053710

Process for manufacturing a surface-mount semiconductor device, and corresponding semiconductor device

A process for manufacturing surface-mount semiconductor devices, in particular of the Quad-Flat No-Leads Multi-Row type, comprising providing a metal leadframe, in particular a copper leadframe, which includes a plurality of pads, each of which is designed to receive the body of the device, the pads being separated from adjacent pads... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/22/18 / #20180053713

Semiconductor device and corresponding method

A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor die having first and second opposite surfaces, a die pad having the first surface of the semiconductor die attached thereon, an electrically conductive ground pad at the second surface of the semiconductor die, a device package coupled with the semiconductor die with the ground... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180048501

System and a a waveform generator

According to an embodiment, a waveform generator includes a phase accumulator configured to generate a digital phase signal representing a phase angle, and a phase-to-amplitude converter configured to receive the digital phase signal as a phase input, and generate sine and cosine waveform values as digital amplitude signals, wherein the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180044168

Process for manufacturing a semiconductor device including a microelectromechanical structure and an associated integrated electronic circuit and corresponding semiconductor device

A process for manufacturing an integrated semiconductor device, envisages: forming a MEMS structure; forming an ASIC electronic circuit; and electrically coupling the MEMS structure to the ASIC electronic circuit. The MEMS structure and the ASIC electronic circuit are integrated starting from a same substrate including semiconductor material; wherein the MEMS... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180045775

Crosstalk suppression in wireless testing of semiconductor devices

An integrated circuit is fabricated on a semiconductor material die and adapted to be at least partly tested wirelessly. Circuitry for setting a selected radio communication frequency to be used for the wireless test of the integrated circuit is integrated on the semiconductor material die.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180045885

Method of manufacturing semiconductor devices, corresponding device and circuit

A method of manufacturing semiconductor devices includes: coupling first and the second substrates by coupling a back surface of the second substrate with a front surface of the first substrate, thereby producing a step-like structure, with an uncovered portion of the front surface of the first substrate left uncovered by... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180047455

Memory device with progressive row reading and related reading method

A memory device includes a memory array with memory cells arranged in rows and columns and with word lines and bit lines. A dummy structure includes a dummy row of dummy cells and a dummy word line. A first pre-charging stage biases a word line of the memory array. An... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/15/18 / #20180048239

Control for quasi-resonant high-power-factor flyback converter

The present disclosure is directed to a high power factor quasi resonant converter. The converter converts an AC power line input to a DC output to power a load, generally a string of LEDs. The power input is fed into a transformer being controlled by a power switch. The power... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/08/18 / #20180036763

Microfluidic device for thermally spraying a liquid containing pigments and/or aroma prone to aggregation or deposition

A microfluidic device for thermally spraying a liquid, comprising a plurality of chambers, a plurality of nozzles arranged over the chambers, a plurality of channel heaters in proximity of each chamber, a liquid access connected to the chambers, and a circulation channel integrated in the body and connected to the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/08/18 / #20180038692

Mems gyroscope with frequency regulation and electrostatic cancellation of the quadrature error

A MEMS gyroscope, wherein a suspended mass is mobile with respect to a supporting structure. The mobile mass is affected by quadrature error caused by a quadrature moment; a driving structure is coupled to the suspended mass for controlling the movement of the mobile mass in a driving direction at... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/08/18 / #20180040380

Memory with margin current addition and related methods

In accordance with an embodiment, a circuit includes a sense amplifier circuit configured to sense a difference between a first current based on a direct memory bit and a second current based on a complementary memory bit. The direct memory bit is coupled to a first input of the sense... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/08/18 / #20180040591

Integrated electronic device with transceiving antenna and magnetic interconnection

An embodiment of an integrated electronic device having a body, made at least partially of semiconductor material and having a top surface, a bottom surface, and a side surface, and a first antenna, which is integrated in the body and enables magnetic or electromagnetic coupling of the integrated electronic device... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180031822

Process for manufacturing a mems micromirror device, and associated device

A buried cavity is formed in a monolithic body to delimit a suspended membrane. A peripheral insulating region defines a supporting frame in the suspended membrane. Trenches extending through the suspended membrane define a rotatable mobile mass carried by the supporting frame. The mobile mass forms an oscillating mass, supporting... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180031823

Oscillating structure with piezoelectric actuation, system and manufacturing method

An oscillating structure with piezoelectric actuation includes first and second torsional elastic elements constrained to respective portions of a fixed supporting body and defining an axis of rotation. A mobile element is positioned between, and connected to, the first and second torsional elastic elements by first and second rigid regions.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180033564

Microelectromechanical device, which can be used as non-volatile memory module or relay, and memory including a plurality of microelectromechanical devices

A microelectromechanical device, in particular a non-volatile memory module or a relay, comprising: a mobile body including a top region and a bottom region; top electrodes facing the top region; and bottom electrodes, facing the bottom region. The mobile body is, in a resting condition, at a distance from the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180033895

Array of geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes for detecting infrared radiation

An array of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes is formed in a die and includes: an internal dielectric structure, arranged on the die; and an external dielectric region arranged on the internal dielectric structure. The external dielectric region is formed by an external material that absorbs radiation having a wavelength that falls... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180034376

Device and closed-loop control of a power converter

A control device for a switching power converter having an inductor element, a switch coupled to the inductor element, a storage element coupled to an output on which an output voltage is provided, and a diode element coupled to the storage element. The control device generates a command signal to... Stmicroelectronics S r l

02/01/18 / #20180035283

Receiver and corresponding process

A receiver for digital signals includes a radiofrequency stage. A feedback loop controls a variable attenuation resistance applied to a modulated radiofrequency signal passing through the radiofrequency stage as a function of a comparison of an amplitude of the modulated radiofrequency signal with a reference value. A baseband stage includes... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/25/18 / #20180026537

Output voltage control in overcurrent conditions for switching converters

A method and apparatus for controlling a converter are provided. In the method and apparatus, a converter is operated in accordance with a duty cycle and based on a difference between a feedback signal representing an output voltage of the converter and a reference signal. An overcurrent condition is detected... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/25/18 / #20180026609

Method for compensating effects of substrate stresses in semiconductor devices, and corresponding device

A semiconductor substrate includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion of the substrate has a first deformation-stress sensor capable of supplying a first stress signal. The second portion of the substrate has a second deformation-stress sensor capable of supplying a second stress signal. The first stress... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/25/18 / #20180026618

High-speed continuous-time comparator circuit

A comparator circuit including: a first node and a second node, which receive a first current and a second current, respectively; a first current mirror, which includes a first load transistor and a first output transistor; and a second current mirror, which includes a second load transistor and a second... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/25/18 / #20180026798

Method for the generation of a digital signature of a message, corresponding generation unit, electronic apparatus and computer program product

A device includes digital signature generation circuitry. The digital signature generation circuitry, in operation, generates a digital signature of a digital message by computing a first public curve point as a scalar product of a first secret integer key and a base point of an elliptic curve and applying a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/25/18 / #20180027407

Method for performing a remote management of a multi-subscription sim module

A method is provided for performing a management of a multi-subscription SIM module. The multi-subscription SIM module includes at least one memory adapted to store at least a first and a second profile associated with a respective first and a second mobile network operator. The memory includes a volatile portion.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/18/18 / #20180019946

Receiver circuit, related integrated circuit and apparatus

A receiver circuit extracts data from a serial data signal. The serial data signal contains a data packet having a first format with a first number of bits or a second format with a second number of bits based on a selection signal. The second format comprises the bits of... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/11/18 / #20180012827

Electronic components with integral lead frame and wires

An electronic component includes one or more circuits having electrical connections coupled therewith. The electrical connections include a lead frame as well as electrical wires coupling the circuit or circuits to respective portions of the lead frame. The electrical wires may be formed as one piece with the respective portion... Stmicroelectronics S r l

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01/04/18 / #20180003504

Microelectromechanical gyroscope with compensation of quadrature signal components

A gyroscope includes: a mass, which is movable with respect to a supporting body; a driving loop for keeping the mass in oscillation according to a driving axis; a reading device, which supplying an output signal indicating an angular speed of the body; and a compensation device, for attenuating spurious... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180003761

Testing circuit of a longtime-constant circuit stage and corresponding testing method

A method can be used for testing a charge-retention circuit for measurement of a time interval having a storage capacitor coupled between a first biasing terminal and a floating node, and a discharge element coupled between the floating node and a reference terminal. The discharge element is configured to implement... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180003950

Micro-electro-mechanical device having a tiltable structure, with detection of the position of the tiltable structure

A micro-electro-mechanical device, wherein a platform is formed in a top substrate and is configured to turn through a rotation angle. The platform has a slit and faces a cavity. A plurality of integrated photodetectors is formed in a bottom substrate so as to detect the light through the slit... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180004240

Device and quasi-resonant-mode voltage control of a switching converter

A control device for controlling a switching converter includes a switch controller that generates a control signal with a switching period for controlling switching of a switch of the switching converter and setting a first interval in which a current flows in the switch, a second interval in which energy... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180005684

Reading circuit with a shifting stage and corresponding reading method

A reading circuit for a charge-retention circuit stage is provided with a storage capacitor coupled between a first biasing terminal and a floating node, and a discharge element coupled between the floating node and a reference terminal. The reading circuit further has an operational amplifier having a first input terminal... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180005792

Method for manufacturing a trench channel for a vacuum transistor device and vacuum transistor device

A method for manufacturing a microelectronic semiconductor device comprising the steps of: forming a trench in a body, the trench having side walls, a opening, and a bottom; forming a sacrificial layer in the trench; forming a recess in the sacrificial layer; forming a restriction structure between the sacrificial layer... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180006568

Multi-phase resonant converter and controlling it

A PWM controlled multi-phase resonant voltage converter may include a plurality of primary windings powered through respective half-bridges, and as many secondary windings connected to an output terminal of the converter and magnetically coupled to the respective primary windings. The primary or secondary windings may be connected such that a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180007492

Methods for providing a response to a command requesting the execution of a proactive command

A communication method includes receiving a first message of a Short Message Service containing a first command that requests execution of a proactive command. The first message is decrypted according to protocol SCP80 to extract the first command. The execution of the proactive command is requested in order to obtain... Stmicroelectronics S r l

01/04/18 / #20180007751

Control employing primary side regulation in a quasi-resonant ac/dc flyback converter without analog divider and line-sensing

A primary-side controlled high power factor, low total harmonic distortion, quasi resonant converter converts an AC mains power line input to a DC output for powering a load, such as a string of LEDs. The AC mains power line input is supplied to a transformer that is controlled by a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170369309

Mems device formed by at least two bonded structural layers and manufacturing process thereof

A microelectromechanical device having a first substrate of semiconductor material and a second substrate of semiconductor material having a bonding recess delimited by projecting portions, monolithic therewith. The bonding recess forms a closed cavity with the first substrate. A bonding structure is arranged within the closed cavity and is bonded... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170369943

Method and device for nucleic acid sequencing

A method for sequencing a nucleic acid strand, comprising the steps of: providing a solution containing truncated strands having lengths different from one another terminating with a respective dideoxynucleotide from among ddATP, ddTTP, ddGTP, and ddCTP; functionalizing first masses by a donor molecule and second masses by an acceptor molecule... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170373040

Semiconductor electronic device with improved testing features and corresponding packaging method

An electronic device provided with a package housing a stacked structure formed by dies of semiconductor material, which have a respective integrated circuit and a respective top surface, which extends in a horizontal plane, and are stacked on one another in a vertical direction, transverse to the horizontal plane, and... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170373120

Phase-change memory cell, and manufacturing the phase-change memory cell

A phase-change memory cell, comprising: a substrate housing a transistor, for selection of the memory cell, that includes a first conduction electrode; a first electrical-insulation layer on the selection transistor; a first conductive through via through the electrical-insulation layer electrically coupled to the first conduction electrode; a heater element including... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170373619

Method of controlling electric motors, corresponding device and motor

A driving circuit for an electric motor including multiple windings includes a sensing circuit to sense motor winding currents. A motor rotation angle signal is generated from the sensed currents and motor control voltages are generated as a function of the motor rotation angle signal. The motor windings are driven... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/28/17 / #20170374454

Beamforming method based on arrays of microphones and corresponding apparatus

A beamforming method employs a plurality of microphones arranged in an array with respect to a reference point. The method includes acquiring microphone signals from the microphones and combining the microphone signals (x1 . . . xM) to obtain Virtual Microphones, combining the microphone signals to obtain a pair of... Stmicroelectronics S r l

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12/21/17 / #20170360377

Method for the detecting electrocardiogram anomalies and corresponding system

A heart-rate associated with a heartbeat signal is determined. A transform is selected based on the determined heart-rate associated with the heartbeat signal and a reference heart-rate associated with a dictionary of a sparse approximation model. The transform is selected independent of other factors associated with generation of the heartbeat... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/21/17 / #20170365577

Semiconductor device with a wire bonding and a sintered region, and manufacturing process thereof

An electronic device includes: a semiconductor body; a front metallization region; a top buffer region, arranged between the front metallization region and the semiconductor body; and a conductive wire, electrically connected to the front metallization region. The top buffer region is at least partially sintered.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/21/17 / #20170365636

Multiband optoelectronic device for colorimetric applications and related manufacturing process

An optoelectronic device for detecting radiation, comprising a semiconductor body including: a cathode region delimited by a front surface, having a first conductivity type and including a bottom layer; an anode region having a second conductivity type, which extends in the cathode region starting from the front surface and forms... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/14/17 / #20170354345

Method and device for measuring electrical impedance of biological tissues

A device for measuring an electrical impedance of biologic tissue may include electrodes configured to contact the biologic tissue and generate a differential voltage thereon. The device may include a first circuit coupled to the electrodes and configured to force an oscillating input signal therethrough, and a differential amplitude modulation... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/14/17 / #20170356813

Switched-resistor sensor bridge, corresponding system and method

A MEMS pressure sensor includes a resistive sensing bridge with a first sensing resistor and a second sensing resistor, each having variable resistance values in response to change in a sensed physical variable. An oscillator generates an oscillation signal with a frequency or period that is a function of an... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/14/17 / #20170358536

Method of manufacturing semiconductor devices and corresponding device

In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing semiconductor devices including metallizations (e.g. a Re-Distribution Layer—RDL metallizations) includes providing a capping stack onto the metallizations. The stack includes a pair of nickel layers having therebetween a layer of ductile material such as palladium or gold.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/14/17 / #20170358690

Wide bandgap semiconductor switching device with wide area schottky junction, and manufacturing process thereof

A switching device including: a body of semiconductor material, which has a first conductivity type and is delimited by a front surface; a contact layer of a first conductive material, which extends in contact with the front surface; and a plurality of buried regions, which have a second conductivity type... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/14/17 / #20170358993

Galvanically isolated dc-dc converter with bidirectional data transmission

A galvanic isolation is provided between a first circuit and a second circuit. A first galvanically isolated link is configured to transfer power from a first circuit to a second circuit across the galvanic isolation. A second galvanically isolated link is configured to feed back an error signal from the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

12/07/17 / #20170353117

Control for switching power supplies having more than one control mode

An integrated circuit includes an output terminal a first input terminal is configured to receive a signal proportional to a voltage between first and second terminals of the primary winding, and a second input terminal is configured to receive a signal proportional to a current flowing through the primary winding.... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170340292

Method for the detecting electrocardiogram anomalies and corresponding system

A heartrate monitor detects heartbeats in a test signal. A local heartrate and an energy of acceleration are associated with the detected heartbeats. Detected heartbeats are included or excluded from a test set of heartbeats based on the local heartrate and energy of acceleration associated with the respective heartbeats. Anomalous... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170343430

Miniaturized load sensor device having low sensitivity to thermo-mechanical packaging stress, in particular force and pressure sensor

A load-sensing device is arranged in a package forming a chamber. The package has a deformable substrate configured, in use, to be deformed by an external force. A sensor unit is positioned in direct contact with the deformable substrate and is configured to detect deformations of the deformable substrate. An... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170345918

High-power and high-frequency heterostructure field-effect transistor

In an HEMT device, a gate region is formed in a wafer having a channel layer, a barrier layer, and a passivation layer, overlying each other. Drain and source electrodes are formed in the wafer, on different sides of the gate region. A dielectric layer is formed over the gate... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170345922

Double-channel hemt device and manufacturing method thereof

An HEMT device, comprising: a semiconductor body including a heterojunction structure; a dielectric layer on the semiconductor body; a gate electrode; a drain electrode, facing a first side of the gate electrode; and a source electrode, facing a second side opposite to the first side of the gate electrode; an... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170346340

Wireless power transmitting/receiving devices and methods

A wireless power transmitting/receiving device includes a power transmitting/receiving element, a plurality of switches, a current sensor and a controller. Each of the plurality of switches has a control terminal and a conduction terminal, with the conduction terminal being coupled to the power transmitting/receiving element. The current sensor senses a... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170346447

Method for load measurement in switching amplifiers, corresponding device and amplifier

A method can be used to measure a load driven by a switching amplifier having a differential input, an LC output demodulator filter and a feedback network between the amplifier output and the differential input. The amplifier is AC driven in a differential and in a common mode by applying... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/30/17 / #20170346783

Method and device for transmitting an ip data packet to an ip address

A method for transmitting an IP data packet to an IP address associated with a host name is described. A first service message of a Short Message Service is transmitted to a Short Message Service gateway server. The first service message includes a host name resolution request for a host... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/23/17 / #20170335819

Method and processing system of sensed ionization current data for real time estimate of combustion chamber pressure in a spark ignition engine

The pressure in the combustion chamber of an electronically controlled spark plug ignition engine may be estimated in real time mode without specific sensors by processing sensed ionization current data to calculate features of the current waveform proven to be correlated to the pressure inside the engine cylinders and correlating... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/23/17 / #20170338170

Semiconductor package with wettable flank

Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to flat no-lead packages with wettable sidewalls or flanks. In particular, wettable conductive layers are formed on the package over lateral portions of the leads and on portions of the package body, which may be encapsulation material. The wettable conductive layers may also... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/23/17 / #20170338783

Active transformer, corresponding apparatus and method

A distributed active transformer includes an input transformer set and an output transformer set. Active stages are coupled between a transformer in the input transformer set and a transformer in the output transformer set. The input and output transformer sets are each configured as a slab transformer. The input slab... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/23/17 / #20170339494

Mems acoustic transducer with combfingered electrodes and corresponding manufacturing process

A MEMS acoustic transducer provided with: a substrate of semiconductor material, having a back surface and a front surface opposite with respect to a vertical direction; a first cavity formed within the substrate, which extends from the back surface to the front surface; a membrane which is arranged at the... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/16/17 / #20170328953

Fault detection circuit for a pwm driver, related system and integrated circuit

Fault detection circuitry and a corresponding method are disclosed. A count value that is indicative of the switching period of a PWM signal is determined and it is determined whether this count value is between a first threshold and a second threshold. An error signal is generated when the switching... Stmicroelectronics S r l

11/16/17 / #20170329360

Voltage-regulator circuit, corresponding electronic device and method

A voltage-regulator circuit with a current-adder output node for supplying a load with a load current at a regulated output voltage includes an analog portion sensitive to the output voltage and including one or more reference-voltage sources. The analog portion applies to the current-adder node a first current that is... Stmicroelectronics S r l








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