Patent Number: 6,294,841

Title: Integrated semiconductor circuit having dummy structures

Abstract: An integrated semiconductor circuit includes dummy structures. A portion of capacitive elements present in the dummy structures is used in order to adapt input/output parameters of pads of the integrated semiconductor circuit to an external line. Metal options, fuses or switches are suitable for the connection. The structure is neutral with respect to surface area.

Inventors: Savignac; Dominique (Ismaning, DE), Feurle; Robert (Neubiberg, DE), Schneider; Helmut (Munchen, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: H01L 23/52 (20060101); H01L 23/525 (20060101); H01L 023/48 (); H01L 023/52 (); H01L 029/40 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018