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Method and device of preventing delamination of semiconductor layers
Embodiments of the present invention describe a method and device of preventing delamination of semiconductor layers in a semiconductor device. The...
Methods and apparatuses to stiffen integrated circuit package
A dam stiffener for a package substrate is presented. In an embodiment, the dam stiffener comprises a thermally curable polymer, and is simultaneously cured...
Heat resistant halogen free substrate core material
In one embodiment, a substrate includes a core material formed from a filler including aluminum trihydrate and a secondary filler material. The secondary filler...
Node-based representation of multi-threaded computing environment tasks,
and node-based data race evaluation
A method for detecting race conditions in a concurrent processing environment is provided. The method comprises implementing a data structure configured for...
Methods and apparatus to collect runtime trace data associated with
Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to perform runtime trace filtering associated with application performance analysis are disclosed. A disclosed...
Multi-level page-walk apparatus for out-of-order memory controllers
supporting virtualization technology
The invention relates generally to computer memory access. Embodiments of the invention provide a multi-level page-walk apparatus and method that enable I/O...
Aggregation of file/directory structures
In general, in one aspect, a method is disclosed that includes storing a superset of data available to a client having non volatile memory (NVM) on a distant...
Network selection for multiple network platforms
Embodiments provide methods, systems, and apparatuses to generate and send a command message to a mobile device connected to a first wireless network to command...
Techniques for always on always connected operation of mobile platforms
using network interface cards
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a network interface (NIC) card operable in communication with a mobile platform to...
Techniques for feedback in cellular systems to mitigate interference in
An embodiment of the present invention provides a method, comprising broadcasting base station (BS) channel allocation methods and supported interference...
Automatic dominant orientation estimation in text images based on
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, an image processing system is capable of receiving an image containing text, applying optical character...
Techniques for explicit feedback delay measurement
Techniques for explicit feedback delay measurement are described. An apparatus may comprise a processor to generate a steering matrix for transmit spatial...
Blind channel detection techniques
Techniques for use in a blind detection process of information elements. Channels can be allocated into groups. For each group, resource blocks of each channel...
Methods and apparatus for monitoring and guiding human subjects
interacting with objects
Motion detecting devices may be used to help monitor and guide human subjects interacting with objects. An activity monitoring station may receive an...
Apparatus and method for selectively enabling and disabling a squelch
circuit across AHCI and SATA power states
An apparatus and a method are provided for selectively enabling and disabling a squelch circuit in a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) host or SATA...
Battery pulse charging method and apparatus
Disclosed herein are some embodiments for safely charging a mobile system battery pack, even when the power source (e.g., adapter) voltage is at a relatively...
Wireless communication device integrated into a single package
A method, apparatus and system with an autonomic, self-healing polymer capable of slowing crack propagation within the polymer and slowing delamination at a...
Polymer thermal interface materials
In some embodiments, polymer thermal interface materials are presented. In this regard, a thermal interface material is introduced comprising a polymer matrix,...
Electroless Cu plating for enhanced self-forming barrier layers
Methods and an apparatus are described for an integrated circuit within which an electroless Cu plated layer having an oxygen content is formed on the top of a...
Capacitor, method of increasing a capacitance area of same, and system
A capacitor includes a substrate (110, 210), a first electrically insulating layer (120, 220) over the substrate, and a fin (130, 231) including a...
Ratio meter for temperature sensor
In some embodiments, a new DTS implementation, which employs the conventional Vbe/.DELTA.Vbe temperature dependent principles but substitutes a...
Integrated heat spreader and method of fabrication
An integrated heat spreader is disclosed in which grooves are formed in a recess of the heat spreader to enhance the stiffness and strength of the integrated...
Thread synchronization via selective modification of stored states of
pending optimistically balanced lock...
Thread synchronization methods and apparatus for managed run-time environments are disclosed. An example method to maintain state information for optimistically...
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...
Adaptive address mapping with dynamic runtime memory mapping selection
A system monitors and dynamically changes memory mapping in a runtime of a computing system. The computing system has various memory resources, and multiple...
Task scheduling to devices with same connection address
Methods of scheduling tasks in computer systems architectures are disclosed. In one aspect, a method may include comparing a connection address of a first node...
Determining a node path through a node graph
Determining a node path through a node graph includes modifying the node graph in accordance with a predetermined platform performance, performing a path...
Extended thermal management
A method for managing thermal condition of a thermal zone that includes multiple thermally controllable components include determining thermal relationship...
Mobile radio communication devices and methods for controlling a mobile
radio communication device
In an embodiment, a mobile radio communication device is provided. The mobile radio communication device may include a receiver configured to receive radio...
Apparatus, systems and methods adapted for opportunistic forwarding of
uplink short messages in wireless...
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a subscriber station (SS) operable to communicate with a base station (BS) and at least...
Shunted phase change memory
By using a resistive film as a shunt, the snapback exhibited when transitioning from the reset state or amorphous phase of a phase change material, may be...
Immersion lithography using hafnium-based nanoparticles
Method, apparatus, and composition of matter suited for use with, for example, immersion lithography. The composition of matter includes hafnium dioxide...
Energy harvesting based on user-interface of mobile computing device
Embodiments of the invention relate to a mobile computing device with ambient energy harvesting capability. Embodiments of the invention, when manually operated...
Thermally and electrically conductive structure comprising a carbon
nanotube and a carbon coating, and method...
A thermally and electrically conductive structure comprises a carbon nanotube (110) having an outer surface (111) and a carbon coating (120) covering at least a...
Apparatus and method to harden computer system
In some embodiments, a processor-based system may include a processor, the processor having a processor identification, one or more electronic components...
Generating a challenge response image including a recognizable image
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture for generating a challenge response image including a recognizable image. A challenge image is...
Thread scheduling on multiprocessor systems
A thread scheduler may be used in a chip multiprocessor or symmetric multiprocessor system to schedule threads to processors. The scheduler may determine the...
Forward error correction mapping and de-mapping techniques
Briefly, techniques to provide varying levels of enhanced forward error correction without modifying a line rate of a frame.
Method and apparatus for frame control header decoding using cyclic
shifting of bits
A method and apparatus for decoding a frame control header message in a wireless communication transmission are disclosed. The method comprises assuming at...
Reliability, availability, and serviceability solutions for memory
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for reliability, availability, and serviceability solutions for memory...
Repair bits for a low voltage cache
A method and apparatus for repairing cache memories/arrays is described herein. A cache includes a plurality of lines and logically viewable in columns. A...
Techniques for password attack mitigation
Apparatus, system, and method having a first counter to record a number of invalid authentication requests, a first timer to set a first time period based on a...
Secure platform voucher service for software components within an
Embodiments of apparatus, articles, methods, and systems for secure platform voucher service for software components within an execution environment are...
Method and apparatus for establishing safe processor operating points
A system and method is provided for establishing safe processor operating points. Some embodiments may include a tamper resistant storage element that stores...
Using criticality information to route cache coherency communications
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving a cache coherency message in an interconnect router from a caching agent, mapping the...
Methods and apparatuses to support memory transactions using partial
Methods and apparatuses to support memory transactions using partial physical addresses are disclosed. Method embodiments generally comprise home agents...
Command suspension in response, at least in part, to detected acceleration
and/or orientation change
In an embodiment, an apparatus is provided that may include circuitry to, in response at least in part to detected change in at least one of acceleration and...
Emulating a host architecture in guest firmware
Systems and methods provide for emulating a host architecture in guest firmware. One aspect of the systems and methods comprises determining whether an emulated...
Wireless access network and method for allocating data subcarriers within
a downlink subframe based on grouping...
Embodiments of a wireless access network and method for allocation time and frequency resources are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Method and apparatus for obtaining and processing image features
Machine-readable media, methods, apparatus and system for obtaining and processing image features are described. In some embodiments, groups of training...