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Improvement of detectability for CMOS floating gate defects in supply current test

Michinishi, Yokohira, Okamoto, Kobayashi, Hondo
2003 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials (Cat No 03CH37417) ATS-03  
We already proposed a supply current test method for detecting floating gate defects in CMOS ICs.  ...  In the method, increase of the supply current caused by defects is promoted by superposing a sinusoidal signal on the supply voltage.  ...  Test circuit and power supply current Test Circuit In our test method, an AC component is superposed on DC power supply [6] . Figure 1 shows the test circuit attached to a NAND gate.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ats.2003.1250846 dblp:conf/ats/MichinishiYOKH03 fatcat:cvkq2uonubgg7lpaurcarfgdbm

CMOS floating gate defect detection using I/sub DDQ/ test with DC power supply superposed by AC component

H. Michinishi, T. Yokohira, T. Okamoto, T. Kobayashi, T. Hondo
Proceedings of the 11th Asian Test Symposium, 2002. (ATS '02).  
In the method, unusual increase of the supply current caused by defects is promoted by superposing an AC component on the DC power supply.  ...  In this paper, we propose a new Á É test method for detecting floating gate defects in CMOS ICs.  ...  The experimental results showed that supply current could be induced synchronously with the AC component superposed on the DC power supply.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ats.2002.1181747 dblp:conf/ats/MichinishiYOKH02 fatcat:pxxgsyrefjhevc326tfdkn5yoa

A Review of the CMOS Buried Double Junction (BDJ) Photodetector and its Applications

Sylvain Feruglio, Guo-Neng Lu, Patrick Garda, Gabriel Vasilescu
2008 Sensors  
A CMOS Buried Double Junction PN (BDJ) photodetector consists of two vertically-stacked photodiodes. It can be operated as a photodiode with improved performance and wavelength-sensitive response.  ...  The CMOS implementation and operating principle are firstly described.  ...  Hydrogen annealing was also proved to reduce leakage by passivating the defects [78] In contrast, the use of Shallow Trench Isolation (STI) [79] , thin gate oxide, and salicide cause high dark current  ... 
doi:10.3390/s8106566 pmid:27873887 pmcid:PMC3707468 fatcat:xfoyjcigurft3m6sz7ngy5idwq

Technical Design Report for the: PANDA Micro Vertex Detector [article]

PANDA Collaboration: W. Erni, B. Krusche, Q. Wang, F. Feldbauer , H. Koch, J. Pychy, T. Trifterer, S. Bianco, R. Jäkel, R. Schnell , Th. Würschig , M. Caprini, M. De Napoli, N. Idzik, E. Bialkowski (+167 others)
2012 arXiv   pre-print
The MVD will detect charged particles as close as possible to the interaction zone.  ...  The FE-I3 has been tested with the digital readout board A, the ToPix v2 with both the readout boards A and B.  ...  The Jülich Readout System has been used to test the front-end prototypes ToPix v2 for the MVD and FE-I3 as a fallback solution.  ... 
arXiv:1207.6581v2 fatcat:qjbrupqhrna5phsezkqxyeuhhy

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey Photometric Camera

J. E. Gunn, M. Carr, C. Rockosi, M. Sekiguchi, K. Berry, B. Elms, E. de Haas, Ž. Ivezić, G. Knapp, R. Lupton, G. Pauls, R. Simcoe (+28 others)
1998 Astronomical Journal  
The camera consists of two arrays, a photometric array which uses 30 2048 x 2048 SITe/Tektronix CCDs (24 micron pixels) with an effective imaging area of 720 square cm, and an astrometric array which uses  ...  24 400 x 2048 CCDs with the same pixel size, which will allow us to tie bright astrometric standard stars to the objects imaged in the photometric camera.  ...  The AC power is supplied by a 1 KVA motor-generator through an isolating UPS. The heat dissipated is disposed of by heat exchangers, two in the camera body and three in each power supply chassis.  ... 
doi:10.1086/300645 fatcat:ml5dkrlpvve5ja2ui5shnwzdzy

Completely wireless infrastructure for distributed mm-sized neural implants

Peilong Feng, Timothy Constandinou, Engineering And Physical Sciences Research Council
Current examples of neural interfaces have proven their potential, with paralysed patients demonstrating control of robotic wheelchairs and prosthesis through the use of these such devices.  ...  However, current challenges of neural implants are tissue inflammation and cell death, which are caused by large tethered bulky centralised implanted devices.  ...  AC-DC Conversion Components The induced AC voltage generated by alternating electromagnetic fields transmit through inductive links in the secondary LC tank.  ... 
doi:10.25560/80479 fatcat:fqb4d5gw4fb7hijgclng7ols34

Design of large polyphase filters in the Quadratic Residue Number System

Gian Carlo Cardarilli, Alberto Nannarelli, Yann Oster, Massimo Petricca, Marco Re
2010 2010 Conference Record of the Forty Fourth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers  
The proposed method is tested with spaceborne InSAR images provided by the TerraSAR-X satellite.  ...  sparse component analysis (SCA) is used.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acssc.2010.5757589 fatcat:ccxnu5owr5fyrcjcqukumerueq

Characterisation of Novel Resistive Switching Memory Devices

Z Chai
defect level and can also be used to analyse the device performance issues.  ...  By utilizing the RTN-based defect profiling technique, defect profile modulation in the switching layer is identified and correlated with digital and analogue switching behaviours, for the first time.  ...  Sown stitch by stitch before he leaves, For fear his return be delayed. Such kindness as young grass receives From the warm sun can't be repaid.  ... 
doi:10.24377/ljmu.t.00006937 fatcat:xzv5r4rhkjea3meoc27nntzwze

Discrimination of short speech‐like formant transitions

Astrid van Wieringen, Louis C. W. Pols
1992 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Results of the detection tests show smaller masking-level differences (MLDs) for children with a history of otitis media than children with no history.  ...  Binaural performance was measured for children ages 7 to 12 with and without a history of otitis media on three tests: binaural detection, localization, and speech'intelligibility.  ...  The setup and operation of a low-cost acoustic test facility currently in use by Syntech Materials, Inc. is described.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.405128 fatcat:dbtewzqvijhkta6op7ul3ribti

A design methodology for 2D sparse NDE arrays using an efficient implementation of refracted-ray TFM

Jerzy Dziewierz, Timothy Lardner, Anthony Gachagan
2013 2013 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)  
One of these technologies takes advantage of the acoustic radiation forces associated with ultrasound standing wave fields to spatially pattern cells within collagen-based hydrogels.  ...  A second technology uses ultrasound to noninvasively control the microstructure of collagen within engineered tissues.  ...  The sensor feasibility was proved for the case of flaws located at the surface of the tested objects. The current paper deals with detection of a defect under the surface of the tested specimen.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ultsym.2013.0035 fatcat:th5znfh7y5bklfdbmhb4u6iq2i

Daniel R. Raichel: The Science and Applications of Acoustics

Nico Schuler
2001 Computer Music Journal  
Use in connection with any form of information storage and retrieval, electronic adaptation, computer software, or by similar or dissimilar methodology now known or hereafter developed is forbidden.  ...  except for brief excerpts in connection with reviews or scholarly analysis.  ...  These switches or gates are the fundamental building blocks of all digital circuits. CMOS are used to produce gates that function as long as there is electrical power.  ... 
doi:10.1162/comj.2001.25.4.92 fatcat:o3u27vcdpbbdtaqanqrerx2tii

Nonlinear waves in metamaterials: state of the art

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, R. C. Mitchell-Thomas, M. McCall, Y. G. Rapoport, Allan D. Boardman, Nader Engheta, Mikhail A. Noginov, Nikolay I. Zheludev
2011 Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV  
recorded using a high speed CMOS camera.  ...  Currently, demands for low-power integratable nano-photonic components are increasing for next-generation chips where the introduction of a large number of photonic components is discussed in order to  ...  By using in situ electron beam irradiation of individual nanowires, we probe the nanowire electronic transport when free carriers are made available, thus revealing the nature of the contacts.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.892463 fatcat:fv5gdkxgn5cztc5w65zzgkbt3e

Real-time imaging systems for superconducting nanowire single-photon detector arrays

Matthias Hofherr
Ein BiasT ist als Frequenzweiche notwendig für die Trennung der innerhalb des Detektors auf der gleichen Leitung vorliegenden dc und ac Komponenten.  ...  Nomenclature τ el electrical relaxation time τ ep electron-phonon scattering time τ es heat escape time to the substrate d film thickness I B bias current I C critical current j s current density L kin  ...  One can assume that noise or thermal impact along the supply and readout lines superpose the bias current.  ... 
doi:10.5445/ksp/1000041279 fatcat:davhkswq6zfgtlkc3itmvilbay

Low-dimensional carbon nanotube and graphene devices

Philip Scard, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository, Apollo-University Of Cambridge Repository
The detection of charge transport through quantum dots using a GaAs point contact is a potential tool for quantum computation.  ...  The cutting mechanism was found to be chemical oxidation of carbon by a polarised water layer, with an activation energy determined by the energy of dissociation of water at the graphene surface.  ...  A DC gating voltage V g was applied to one ohmic contact with the others floating (see Figure 3 .12a).  ... 
doi:10.17863/cam.16565 fatcat:22cg2jdz5ng4baec4afklxqj7y


Presentata Da, Zahra, Hemmatian Coordinatore, Dottorato Relatore, Roda Aldo, Fabio Prof, Biscarini
the silicon substrate into the power supply.  ...  Moreover, the use of AC bias shows faster patterning process respect to DC bias.  ... 
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