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Method and apparatus for providing seamless file system encryption from a
pre-boot environment into a firmware...
Methods and apparatus for providing seamless functionality in a computer are disclosed. For example, an encrypted file system manager is included to layer an...
Maintaining convergence of a receiver during changing conditions
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an automatic gain control (AGC) stage to receive an input signal from a communication...
OFDMA based communication system
In an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access communication system, the location of one- and two-dimensional bursts may be specified by specifying the...
Memory throughput increase via fine granularity of precharge management
Methods and apparatus to improve throughput in memory devices are described. In one embodiment, memory throughput is increased via fine granularity of precharge...
Device and method for mitigating radio frequency interference
Embodiments of the present invention describe a device and method of mitigating radio frequency interference (REI) in an electronic device. The electronic...
Multi-cell voltage regulator
In some embodiments, the number of active cells in a multi-cell voltage regulator is controlled so that the current-per-active-cell approaches a predefined...
Materials, structures and methods for microelectronic packaging
Highly reliable interconnections for microelectronic packaging. In one embodiment, dielectric layers in a build-up interconnect have a gradation in glass...
Inducing strain in the channels of metal gate transistors
In a metal gate replacement process, strain may be selectively induced in the channels of NMOS and PMOS transistors. For example, a material having a higher...
Ferroelectric polymer memory module
Ferroelectric polymer memory modules are described. In an example, a module has a first set of layers including a first ILD layer defining trenches therein, a...
Double quantum well structures for transistors
Double quantum well structures for transistors are generally described. In one example, an apparatus includes a semiconductor substrate, one or more buffer...
Nanotube modified solder thermal intermediate structure, systems, and
An apparatus and system, as well as fabrication methods therefor, may include a thermal intermediate structure with metal decorated carbon nanotubes...
Electrolytic depositon and via filling in coreless substrate processing
Electronic assemblies including coreless substrates and their manufacture using electrolytic plating, are described. One method includes providing a core...
Method and apparatus for booting a processing system
Machine-readable media, methods, apparatus and system for booting a processing system are described. In an embodiment, whether to launch an open operating...
BIOS runtime services interface
A method and article of manufacture for accessing at least one unexposed runtime service.
Fair scalable reader-writer mutual exclusion
Implementing fair scalable reader writer mutual exclusion for access to a critical section by a plurality of processing threads in a processing system is...
Disk drive for handling conflicting deadlines and methods thereof
Disclosed is a method for handling conflicting deadlines by a disk drive. The method comprises: receiving a plurality of requests from a plurality of...
Enabling graphical notation for parallel programming
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for developing of a parallel program by specifying graphical representations for input data objects...
Unified decoder for convolutional, turbo, and LDPC codes
A unified decoder is capable of decoding data encoded with convolutional codes, Turbo codes, and LDPC codes. In at least one embodiment, a unified decoder is...
Method, system, and apparatus for adjacent-symbol error correction and
A circuit and method for generating an Error Correcting Code (ECC) based on an adjacent symbol codeword that is formed in two clock phases. In an embodiment, a...
In one embodiment, a method is provided that may include encrypting, based least in part upon at least one key, one or more respective portions of input data to...
Method and apparatus for pipeline inclusion and instruction restarts in a
micro-op cache of a processor
Methods and apparatus for instruction restarts and inclusion in processor micro-op caches are disclosed. Embodiments of micro-op caches have way storage fields...
Method and system for avoiding underflow in a floating-point operation
Methods and systems for detecting underflow in a floating-point operation are disclosed. In accordance with an example disclosed method a plurality of...
System and method for content-based partitioning and mining
Methods and systems are provided for partitioning data of a database or data store into several independent parts as part of a data mining process. The methods...
Channel width switching in multiple OBSS systems
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a device is capable of operating at a first bandwidth or a second bandwidth, and further capable of...
System and method for relocating a foreign agent for an idle mode mobile
station in a proxy mobile internet...
Embodiments of a wireless access network and methods for relocating a foreign agent (FA) for an idle mode mobile station (MS) in a proxy mobile internet...
Systems and methods for self-calibrating transceivers
Techniques for self-calibration of transceivers are described herein.
Purging of authentication key contexts by base stations on handoff
Various embodiments of methods and apparatuses for managing authentication key contexts are described herein. In various embodiments, the methods and...
Controlling data rate of a facsimilie transmission
A network device to control a transmission rate of one or more fax data units transferred between a transmitting and a receiving network device. The...
Method and apparatus to estimate channel tap
Briefly, a method an apparatus and a wireless communication device are provided. The wireless communication device includes a receiver to receive complex...
MIMO transmitter and methods for transmitting OFDM symbols with
A multiple-input multiple output (MIMO) transmitter and methods for transmitting orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (OFDM) symbols with cyclic-delay...
Video compression and transmission system with transmitter side memory
A video compression and transmission system that uses a novel rate-distortion algorithm is disclosed. The video compression and transmission scheme is a...
Flexible macroblock ordering and arbitrary slice ordering apparatus,
system, and method
A system, apparatus, method, and article to process a flexible macroblock ordering and arbitrary slice ordering are described. The apparatus may include a video...
Wireless communication device and method for communicating voice over a
wireless network using bidirectional...
Embodiments of a wireless communication device and a method for the communication of voice or video within a wireless network are generally described herein....
Downlink transmit beamforming
A wireless network access point can operate as a closed-loop MIMO device when communicating with a station that is operating as an open-loop MIMO device....
Method and apparatus for late timing transition detection
Two latches store the state of a data signal at a transition of a clock signal. Comparison logic compares the outputs of the two latches and produces a signal...
High-density flip-chip interconnect
An interconnect routing for a card or interposer or the like, including splines of traces on a first layer and traces on a second layer, with vias connecting...
Carbon nanotube micro-chimney and thermo siphon die-level cooling
A method, apparatus and system with a semiconductor package including a microchimney or thermosiphon using carbon nanotubes to modify the effective thermal...
High hole mobility semiconductor device
One embodiment of the invention includes a high hole mobility p-channel GaAs.sub.ySb.sub.1-y quantum well with a silicon substrate and an In.sub.xAl.sub.1-xAs...
Method of forming an interconnect joint
A method of forming an interconnect joint includes providing a first metal layer (210, 310), providing a film (220, 320) including metal particles (221, 321)...
Method of forming porous diamond films for semiconductor applications
The porosity of a diamond film may be increased and its dielectric constant lowered by exposing a film containing sp.sup.3 hybridization to ion implantation....
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...