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Wide band polar modulator
Some aspects of the present disclosure provide for polar modulation techniques that utilize an 180.degree. phase shift module disposed downstream of a VCO-DCO....
State transitioning clock gating
In some embodiments, new clock gating approaches, referred hereafter as State Transition Gating (STG) methods and circuits are provided. In areas of circuit...
Power management integrated circuit
An integrated circuit (IC) package is disclosed. The IC package includes a first die; and a second die bonded to the CPU die in a three dimensional packaging...
Forming micro-vias using a two stage laser drilling process
A method for forming at least one micro-via on a substrate is disclosed. The method comprises drilling at least one hole in a substrate by using a first laser...
Portable hand-held music synthesizer and networking method and apparatus
The apparatus involves a hand-held housing with a memory for storing coded audio event data, a mechanism for downloading into the memory coded audio event data...
Method to introduce uniaxial strain in multigate nanoscale transistors by
self aligned SI to SIGE conversion...
Methods of forming a microelectronic structure are described. Embodiments of those methods may include providing a gate electrode comprising a top surface and...
Chemiluminescence sensor array
Embodiments of the invention relate to integrated chemiluminescence devices and methods for monitoring molecular binding utilizing these devices and methods....
Coating for a microelectronic device, treatment comprising same, and
method of managing a thermal profile of a...
A coating for a microelectronic device comprises a polymer film (131) containing a filler material (232). The polymer film has a thermal conductivity greater...
Method and apparatus for run-time in-memory patching of code from a
Methods and apparatuses enable in-memory patching of a program loaded in volatile memory. A service processor identifies a program to be patched and an...
Dynamic scheduling an interval for polling devices based on a current
operational power mode in an extensible...
In some embodiments, the invention involves a platform-based firmware to provide a programmable scheduling timer interval. Dynamic scheduling intervals for...
Delivering interrupts directly to a virtual processor
Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and systems for delivering an interrupt to a virtual processor are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an...
Methods and systems for using type models to generate an implementation of
A method for using type analysis to generate an implementation of a type includes the step of identifying a request to generate a first implementation of a...
Methods for type analysis in systems for code generation
A method for identifying a structure of a type to generate a model of the type includes the step of providing at least one replacement type for a basic type...
Disabling outbound drivers for a last memory buffer on a memory channel
Memory apparatus and methods utilizing multiple bit lanes may redirect one or more signals on the bit lanes. A memory agent may include a redrive circuit having...
Microarchitecture controller for thin-film thermoelectric cooling
A device having multiple cores executes an algorithm to control Thin-Film Thermoelectric Coolers (TFTEC) that employ the Peltier effect to remove heat from the...
Power management for a system on a chip (SoC)
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for sending a first link handshake signal between a first subsystem and a power management unit (PMU)...
Two-way authentication between two communication endpoints using a one-way
out-of-band (OOB) channel
Techniques for two-way authentication between two communication endpoints (e.g., two devices) using a one-way out-of-band (OOB) channel are presented. Here, in...
Hardware assisted endpoint idleness detection for USB host controllers
In some embodiments, an electronic apparatus comprises at least one memory module, and a universal serial bus (USB) host controller coupled to the memory,...
Packet processing in switched fabric networks
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing techniques for forming an Advanced Switching (AS) packet by applying AS path binding...
Flattened butterfly processor interconnect network
A multiprocessor computer system comprises a folded butterfly processor interconnect network, the folded butterfly interconnect network comprising a traditional...
Apparatus, system and method for buffering audio data to allow low power
states in a processing system during...
An audio data stream from a processing system may be buffered to allow low power states in the processing system during audio playback. An audio buffer may be...
OFDM communications using bit allocation tables
Messages transmitted between a receiver and a transmitter are used to maximize a communication data rate. In particular, a multicarrier modulation system uses...
Multi-core processor and method of communicating across a die
A multi-core die is provided that allows packets to be communicated across the die using resources of a packet switched network and a circuit switched network.
Techniques to share multimedia and enable cellular phone conference
calling using ad-hoc wireless networks
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a wireless handset operable in a wireless wide area network (WWAN) and a wireless local...
Techniques to negotiate capabilities between networked devices
Techniques for signaling capabilities of a mobile station using a capabilities index as well as a fall back mechanism in case of system failure. The...
Screen filled display of digital video content
A dynamic region, such as subtitles, is detected in a stream of digital video, and displayed along with a static region also in the stream, such as a video...
Multi-die integrated circuit device and method
In some embodiments, provided is an integrated circuit with a first die coupled to a second die. The second die has through-silicon vias disposed through it to...
Non-planar germanium quantum well devices
Techniques are disclosed for forming a non-planar germanium quantum well structure. In particular, the quantum well structure can be implemented with group IV...
Memory including bipolar junction transistor select devices
An array is formed by a plurality of cells, wherein each cell is formed by a bipolar junction selection transistor having a first, a second, and a control...
Network vulnerability assessment of a host platform from an isolated
partition in the host platform
According to embodiments of the present invention, host platform device includes an embedded firmware agent that may detect an attempt by the host platform...
Method and apparatus for supporting a virtual private network architecture
on a partitioned platform
A computer system includes a service partition, not directly accessible to a user, having a security agent to inspect data entering and exiting the computer...
Firmware verification using system memory error check logic
Embodiments of an invention for verifying firmware using system memory error check logic are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an execution...
Content protection using block reordering
An apparatus and method for protecting a content item such as a digitally encoded movie, an electronic programming guide, or the like, by reordering blocks of...
Enforcing use of chipset key management services for encrypted storage
A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium containing instructions for controlling access to data stored on a plurality of storage devices...
Apparatus and method for managing and protecting information during use of
A system and method for managing private information while using semi-trusted interfaces is described. In an embodiment, an intermediate node may receive a...
Generation and/or reception, at least in part, of packet including
An embodiment may include circuitry to generate, at least in part, and/or receive, at least in part, a packet. The packet may include at least one field and an...
System and method for utilizing a protected/hidden region of semiconductor
A method for accessing a protected area of a solid-state storage device via firmware control is described. During system initialization, firmware components are...
Compressed instruction format
A technique for decoding an instruction in a variable-length instruction set. In one embodiment, an instruction encoding is described, in which legacy, present,...
Dynamic random access memory with shadow writes
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for reducing write-to-read turnaround times using shadow writes in memory controllers and in DRAM. Embodiments of...
Device, system and method of generating an execution instruction based on
a memory-access instruction
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus, system, and method of generating an execution instruction. Some demonstrative embodiments my include...
Multi-level cache prefetch
Methods and apparatus relating to multi-level cache prefetch are described. In some embodiments, a data parking logic updates a prefetch request with one or...
Virtual heterogeneous channel for message passing
A technique includes using a virtual channel between a first process and a second process to communicate messages between the processes. Each message contains...
Out-of-band access to storage devices through port-sharing hardware
A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product for enabling out-of-band access to storage devices through port-sharing hardware. Providing...
Method and system for dynamic application layer gateways
A method and system are disclosed for providing functionality on a network. A mobile agent moves from a first node to a target node and, at the target node,...
Packed restricted floating point representation and logic for conversion
to single precision float
An apparatus for expanding an immediate vector of restricted data structures may include logic connected to a first memory and a second memory connected to the...
Combining speculative physics modeling with goal-based artificial
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for identifying a deformable object of a scene of a computer game that is visible by an artificial...
Apparatus for end-user transparent utilization of computational, storage,
and network capacity of mobile...
Mobile devices, systems, and methods enable individual mobile devices and network services to utilize idle mobile computer resources through virtualization and...
Short user messages in system control signaling
Short user messages can be conveyed in system management signaling for a data or telephony network. In one example, a first control message is sent from a first...
Dynamic RFI detection
Provided herein are different embodiments for performing radio frequency interference (RFI) detection in electronic devices such as mobile computing systems.
System and method capable of implicit feedback for the devices with an
unequal number of transmitter and...
An embodiment of the present invention provides a wireless station (STA) capable of implicit feedback in a wireless local area network, comprising at least one...