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Method of post-mold grinding a semiconductor package
A method of grinding a molded semiconductor package to a desired ultra thin thickness without damage to the package is disclosed. Prior to grinding a molded...
Non-aggregating nanoparticles and the use thereof
The present invention relates generally to non-aggregating nanoparticles, including ligand capped metal oxide nanoparticles. Methods for their synthesis and...
Balancing of load in a network processor
According to an aspect of the present invention, a scheduler balances the load on the microengines comprising one or more threads allocated to execute a...
Phase-shifting masks with sub-wavelength diffractive optical elements
The present invention discloses a method of designing a set of two tiled masks, as well as, a mask including: a first tile, the first tile being transparent to...
Method, apparatus, and system for dynamic ECC code rate adjustment
A method, apparatus, and system for dynamic adjustment of an error control coding (ECC) code rate are disclosed. In one embodiment, a code rate may be changed...
Securely clearing an error indicator
In one embodiment, a controller can perform a secure clear of a poisoned indicator associated with an uncorrectable error (after recovery from the error). To...
Voltage stabilization for clock signal frequency locking
A processor, system, and method are disclosed. In an embodiment, the processor includes a first site and a second site. There is a link to transmit a voltage...
Power management using adaptive thermal throttling
In some embodiments, a chip includes a scheduler, transmitters, receivers, and control circuitry. The schedule schedules signals to be transmitted outside the...
Using a processor identification instruction to provide multi-level
processor topology information
Embodiments of an invention for using a processor identification instruction to provide multi-level processor topology information are disclosed. In one...
Transaction manager and cache for processing agent
A processing agent is used in a system that transfers data of a predetermined data line length during external transactions. The agent may include an internal...
Opportunistic transmission of software state information within a link
based computing system
A method is described that involves determining that software state information of program code is to be made visible to a monitoring system. The method also...
Method and apparatus for removable device modification of system
A method and apparatus for updating the system configuration settings of a computer system. Embodiments include a remote system configuration system that...
Content filtering for a digital audio signal
According to some embodiments, content filtering is provided for a digital audio signal.
Adaptive polling of wireless devices
In a wireless network, the decision of when and whether to send unsolicited polls to a particular mobile wireless device may be made by monitoring...
Frequency generation techniques
Techniques involving the generation of signals at particular frequencies are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include an oscillator module, a...
Wireless network awareness in appliances
A household appliance, such as a microwave oven or cordless phone, reduces interference with a wireless network by requesting control of the network's channel...
Unidirectional sweep training for an interconnect
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a receiver having a delay lock loop (DLL) to receive a clock signal and to generate a plurality of clock...
Method, apparatus and system for maintaining mobility resistant IP tunnels
using a mobile router
A method, apparatus and system enable a mobile device to roam while maintaining a persistent IP tunnel. Specifically, a mobile router may be utilized to enable...
Accelerated TCP (transport control protocol) stack processing
In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method of this embodiment provides performing packet processing on one or more packets, and substantially...
Techniques to improve co-existence among multiple radios
Techniques are described that can be used to permit coexistence of different radios. Preambles of frames from a first radio are detected. If the preambles occur...
Protocol extensions in a display port compatible interface
A computer can control a target device using a packet format described herein. In one example, an extension packet controls the target device in at least one of...
Coaxial network communication node and methods for communicating
multimedia over a coaxial network with...
A coaxial network communication node receives multimedia content with one or more other nodes in a coaxial network. The node determines a delay-spread of a...
Capturing body movement related to a fixed coordinate system
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a kinematic sensor may be carried by or on one or more body segments of a user to obtain one or more...
Direct communication in antenna devices
Provided are a method, system, and device in which non-RF (radio frequency) data signals are transmitted to a non-RF data port connected to an antenna of a...
Stressed barrier plug slot contact structure for transistor performance
A method for forming a slot contact structure for transistor performance enhancement. A contact opening is formed to expose a contact region, and a slot contact...
Transistor having an etch stop layer including a metal compound that is
selectively formed over a metal gate
In one aspect, an apparatus may include a metal gate of a transistor. An etch stop layer may be selectively formed over the metal gate. The etch stop layer may...
Trigate transistor having extended metal gate electrode
A trigate device having an extended metal gate electrode comprises a semiconductor body having a top surface and opposing sidewalls formed on a substrate, an...
Tensile strained NMOS transistor using group III-N source/drain regions
Enhancement mode transistors are described where a Group III-N compound is used in the source and drain regions to place tensile strain on the channel. The...
Modulation-doped multi-gate devices
Modulation-doped multi-gate devices are generally described. In one example, an apparatus includes a semiconductor substrate having a surface, one or more...
Forming integrated circuits with replacement metal gate electrodes
In a metal gate replacement process, a stack of at least two polysilicon layers or other materials may be formed. Sidewall spacers may be formed on the stack....
Thermal sensor having toggle control
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for thermal sensor power savings using a toggle control. In some...
Techniques for implementing a communication channel with local and global
Apparatus, system, and method including a local resource to transfer information between a first processing unit and a second processing unit; and a global...
DMI redundancy in multiple processor computer systems
In accordance with various aspects of the disclosure, a method and apparatus are disclosed that includes aspects of monitoring a first processor of a computer...
Optimizing power usage by processor cores based on architectural events
A method and apparatus to monitor architecture events is disclosed. The architecture events are linked together via a push bus mechanism with each architectural...
Time-domain reflectometry used to provide biometric authentication
An electronic device includes one or more Time-Domain Reflectometor (TDR) channels and a security block embedded at a silicon or software level to measure human...
Method and system for secured dynamic bios update
In some embodiments, the invention involves providing a secure BIOS update to selective user operating systems in a platform conforming to virtualization...
Method and apparatus for efficient ordered stores over an interconnection
A physically distributed cache memory system includes an interconnection network, first level cache memory slices, and second level cache memory slices. The...
Direct memory access (DMA) transfer of network interface statistics
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method that includes maintaining statistics, at a network interface, metering operation of the network...
Allocation of tracker resources in a computing system
A number of caching agents are interconnected by a ring. A number of trackers of a home agent are pre-allocated to each of the number of caching agents. A...
Unsolicited and unconfirmed computing platform service information
An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to receive solicited or unsolicited computing platform service information associated...
Using affinity measures with supervised classifiers
A non-binary affinity measure between any two data points for a supervised classifier may be determined. For example, affinity measures may be determined for...
Method and apparatus for determining text passage similarity
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method classifying a number of noun phrases in a first text passage and a second text passage into a number of...
Arrangements for beam refinement in a wireless network
A beamforming method is disclosed that includes performing sequential beam transmissions in multiple directions and receiving replies to the transmissions (i.e....
Method and apparatus of multiple entity wireless communication adapter
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for a multiple-entity wireless communication adapter, including at least a first connection...
Virtual network service provider for mobile virtual network operator
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe methods and system configurations to activate a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO). A method includes...
Techniques to improve the radio co-existence of wireless signals
Techniques are described that can be used to perform one or more of the following actions in order to reduce signal interference between WLAN and BlueTooth...
Diversity receiver and method for controlling power thereof
The present disclosure provides a diversity receiver. The diversity receiver includes a plurality of tuners, a plurality of demodulators operatively coupled to...
System and method for the prevention of display burn-in
A system and method for the prevention of display burn-in in Motion Picture Experts Group (MPEG) and non-MPEG environments. In one environment, a system may...
Embedding device in substrate cavity
An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to reduce interconnect length between devices. A cavity is formed in a substrate having a substrate...
Modulation-doped halo in quantum well field-effect transistors, apparatus
made therewith, and methods of using same
A quantum well (QW) layer is provided in a semiconductive device. The QW layer is provided with a beryllium-doped halo layer in a barrier structure below the QW...