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Semiconductor device having pads and which minimizes defects due to
bonding and probing processes
A semiconductor device includes: a semiconductor substrate; a first interlayer insulating film formed over the semiconductor substrate; a pad formed above the...
Semiconductor integrated circuit and system LSI including the same
A semiconductor integrated circuit having a diode element includes a diffusion layer which constitutes the anode and two diffusion layers which are provided on...
Nitride semiconductor device and method for fabricating the same
A nitride semiconductor device includes: first through third nitride semiconductor layers formed in sequence over a substrate. The second nitride semiconductor...
Optical semiconductor package and optical semiconductor device
Leads 3 and a metal block 2 are resin molded only in a region surrounded by a base bottom 1d, and the surface of the metal block 2 at the bottom of a cavity 10...
Method for manufacturing TFT substrate
A method for manufacturing a TFT substrate in which a channel length can be stably formed while the number of masks is reduced. The method includes processing a...
Method for inhibiting telomerase reaction using an anionic phthalocyanine
An object of the present invention is to provide a method for inhibiting a DNA extension reaction by telomerase. More specifically, the present invention...
Method of measuring quantity of substrate
A method of measuring a quantity of a substrate contained in sample liquid is provided. This method can reduce measurement errors caused by a biosensor. The...
Double suction type centrifugal fan
A double inlet centrifugal fan includes an impeller and fan inlet port. The impeller has a main plate connected to the drive shaft in a fan casing, fan side...
Illuminating lens, and lighting device, surface light source, and
liquid-crystal display apparatus each using...
An illuminating lens includes: a light entrance surface through which light emitted from a light source enters the lens; and a light exit surface through which...
Multi-fingered robot hand
A multi-fingered robot hand has a minimum required number of joints in finger mechanisms and is capable of stably grasping a variety of articles. The...
Flush toilet equipment
Flush toilet equipment comprises a bowl, a flush mechanism that supplies flush water to the bowl through a flush water passage, and a minute bubble generator....
Display screen with an icon image
Processor which can favorably execute a rounding process composed of
positive conversion and saturated...
A processor which executes positive conversion processing, which converts coded data into uncoded data, and saturation calculation processing, which rounds a...
Optical pickup head and information recording/reproducing device
An optical pickup head is provided with a light source, a diffracting means for creating a plurality of diffracted beams, a converging means for focusing the...
A low-cost disk device with which the same spindle motor and clamper can be used for different types of disk device, such as a DVD drive. A clamper includes a...
Slot-in type disk apparatus
A slot-in type thin disk apparatus having a base body and a lid, which constitute a chassis outer sheath. A front surface of the chassis outer sheath is formed...
A disk drive includes: a pair of guide walls, which is arranged in the vicinity of the holder opening of a cartridge holder to define a direction in which a...
Method, device, and system for transmitting data fragments over multiple
transmission lines and techniques for...
It is an object of the invention to inhibit a drop in the data transmission efficiency due to the transmission of an interrupt signal. The invention provides a...
The present invention provides mobile terminals with various types of services such as electronic commerce service, music delivery service, and position...
Search article estimation apparatus and method and server for search
article estimation apparatus
A search article estimation apparatus is provided that is capable of estimating an article that a user is trying to search for, even when the user cannot...
Information search support method and information search support device
An information search support device includes: a cluster selection history information accumulation unit which accumulates content information of each cluster...
Signal decoding apparatus
A signal decoding apparatus that can suppress any large unusual sounds to provide decoded signals of improved audibility even when the number of hierarchical...
Sound encoder and sound encoding method for generating a second layer
decoded signal based on a degree of...
A sound encoder having an improved quantization performance while suppressing an increase of the bit rate to a lowest level. In a second layer encoder, a...
Flow rate measuring device, and gas supply system employing it, method for
specifying gas appliance
A flow rate measuring device has a flow rate measurement unit, an appliance registering unit, a calculating unit, a determining unit, a first appliance...
Zoom lens system, interchangeable lens apparatus and camera system
A zoom lens system is provided that includes a compactly constructed focusing lens unit and that has a suppressed change in the image magnification at the time...
Reproduced signal processor and video display
In a feedforward control type reproduced signal processor, a clock generator 1 changes a clock frequency, depending on a digital value set by a digital value...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method for adaptively
processing an image using an enhanced...
An image processing apparatus for automatically improving the contrast of an input image that is obtained from a digital camera or the like, and obtaining a...
Motion detection device, MOS (metal-oxide semiconductor) integrated
circuit, and video system
A motion detection device includes a current image memory, a reference image memory, a reference image memory control section, and a motion detection section....
A speaker includes a magnetic circuit 1 that is formed in the center of a frame 5, a voice coil 6 that is inserted in a magnetic gap of the magnetic circuit 1,...
Loudspeaker damper, manufacturing method thereof, and loudspeaker and
electronic device using the same
A loudspeaker damper, a manufacturing method thereof, and a loudspeaker, electronic equipment and device using the loudspeaker damper. The damper has...
Apparatus and method for detecting sound
An apparatus for detecting sound includes a plurality of microphones, a sound inspecting unit, a direction estimating unit, a background noise removing unit,...
Method for digital wireless communications
In a multivalue modulation type with one pilot symbol inserted for every 3 or more symbols, signal points of each one symbol immediately before and after a...
Radio transmitting device and radio transmitting method
A radio transmitting device and method enables reduction of an increase of CGI memories for the control channel and an improvement of the throughput of the data...
MIMO antenna apparatus capable of diversity reception using one radiating
A MIMO antenna apparatus is provided with: an upper housing having slits; first feed points through which the upper housing itself is excited as first antennas;...
Variable length coding method and variable length decoding method
A variable length coding method is comprised of: a coefficient value scanning step in which an RL sequence generation unit 203, a reordering unit 202, and a...
Transmitting apparatus and transmitting method
To transmit multimedia data in such a manner that is adaptive to the transmission capability of a receiving apparatus and/or to the congestion state of a...
Communication apparatus, communication system including the same, and
method for setting IP address of...
An communication apparatus relays communication between a network device and an IP network, and assigns an IP address within a reserved range of IP address to...
Communication system and mobile home agent
A technique is disclosed to decrease unnecessary routing during communication between a mobile node and a correspondent node in case a home agent of the mobile...
Method for selective distribution of communications infrastructure
A wireless communication system is provided for configuring a multihop chain while suppressing the cost and complexity. In this system, one network controller...
Packet transfer control method, communication message processing method,
access router, and mobile terminal
Provided is a technique for eliminating buffer and transfer of a packet which is not required for an MN in a handover mechanism in which a packet to be sent to...
Wireless terminal and communication system switching method
A wireless terminal involving small redundancy that can be reconfigured to a configuration compatible with a plurality of systems using the hardware resources...
Radio communication system, radio communication method, and radio
In the environment of a communication area including a SDM-compatible mobile station for space division multiplex transmission and a SDM-uncompatible mobile...
Optical disc, optical disc drive, optical disc recording/reproducing
method, and integrated circuit
A bit pattern for a run-in area which allows data reproduction to be performed stably even when the recording density of an optical disc is increased is...
Signal evaluation method and signal evaluation apparatus
A signal evaluation method according to the present invention is a method for evaluating a read signal, retrieved from an information recording medium, based on...
Optical disc device
An object of this invention is to measure the tilt quantity of, and perform a tilt control on, an optical disc accurately without depending on the rotation...
Optical disk device with coma aberration correction
The optical disc apparatus according to the present invention includes a tilt detecting means; a coma aberration correcting means; and a spherical aberration...
Information recording medium, information recording method, information
recording apparatus, information...
If a defective cluster in a spare area is managed with a defect entry, the size of a DFL will increase as the size of the spare area increases with an increase...
Information recording medium, recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus,
recording method and reproduction method
An information recording medium is provided that includes a data area for recording user data and a defect management area for recording a defect list for...