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Interconnects having sealing structures to enable selective metal capping
Methods of fabricating a capped interconnect for a microelectronic device which includes a sealing feature for any gaps between a capping layer and an...
Integration of planar and tri-gate devices on the same substrate
An apparatus including a first diffusion formed on a substrate, the first diffusion including a pair of channels, each of which separates a source from a drain;...
Winged vias to increase overlay margin
Winged via structures to increase overlay margin are generally described. In one example, a method comprises depositing a sacrificial layer to an interlayer...
Method and apparatus to generate and monitor optical signals and control
power levels thereof in a planar...
Embodiments of an optical detection apparatus are disclosed which may include one or more of a waveguide, a trench formed in the waveguide, a reflective...
Power-ground plane partitioning and via connection to utilize
channel/trenches for power delivery
An apparatus that includes a plurality of metalized planes, one or more dielectric layers separating the plurality of metalized planes; and one or more...
Voltage regulation for a computer system providing voltage positioning for
A computer system has a controller and a voltage regulator. The controller generates a power consumption state signal for one or more components of the computer...
Line swapping scheme to reduce back invalidations in a snoop filter
In an embodiment, a method is provided. The method of this embodiment provides receiving a request for data from a processor of a plurality of processors,...
Opportunistic improvement of MMIO request handling based on target
reporting of space requirements
Methods and apparatus for opportunistic improvement of Memory Mapped Input/Output (MMIO) request handling (e.g., based on target reporting of space...
Method and device for dynamically verifying a processor architecture
A method and device may be useful for dynamically verifying a processor architecture at runtime. The checker may more efficiently and cheaply verify at least...
Mitigating noise created by spread spectrum clocks
A platform to mitigate noise caused by spread spectrum clock signals. The platform may comprise a noise mitigation block, which may include a first set of...
Autoregressive moving average modeling for feedforward and feedback
Tomlinson-Harashima precoder filters
Apparatus and methods provide a Tomlinson-Harashima precoder scheme in which a feedback filter may be constructed to match an approximated feedforward filter,...
Microfins for cooling an ultramobile device
The present invention discloses a method of cooling an ultramobile device with microfins attached to an external wall of an enclosure surrounding the...
Method and apparatus to fabricate polymer arrays on patterned wafers using
A wafer having a plurality of dies (also called array chips) on the wafer, the die having an electrode to generate a deprotecting reagent, a working electrode...
System and method for dynamic channel management of a television based on
media center set-top box tuner...
A method and system for dynamic channel management of a television based on media center set-top box tuner availability. The method includes determining a last...
Method and apparatus for displaying entertainment system data upon
selection of a video data display
A graphical user interface (GUI) includes a first window that displays video data of a first entertainment selection. A first area of the first window displays...
Multilevel low density parity-check coded modulation
A method and apparatus are provided for encoding and decoding a communication signal. Processes for encoding and decoding the communication signal use a first...
Serial ATA (SATA) power optimization through automatic deeper power state
A host device and a storage device with a Serial ATA (SATA) architecture to independently transition to a deeper low power state after first entering an initial...
Data storage device performance optimization methods and apparatuses
Methods and apparatuses for identifying types of data streams and communicating stream information to improve performance of data storage devices are disclosed....
Processing digital video using trajectory extraction and spatiotemporal
Methods to process digital video using trajectory extraction and spatiotemporal decomposition for search and retrieval of video are described. An example method...
Concentric rings wireless network architecture
A wireless network includes access points arranged in concentric rings and grids of concentric rings. At low network loads, only access points in the center are...
Interconnect bandwidth throttler
An interconnect bandwidth throttler is disclosed. The interconnect bandwidth throttler turns off the interconnect, based on whether a maximum number of...
Memory cell write
Embodiments of a memory cell comprising a voltage module configured to supply a first supply voltage and a second supply voltage, a data node programming module...
Offloading the processing of a network protocol stack
A computer system is partitioned during a pre-boot phase of the computer system between a first partition and a second partition, wherein the first partition to...
Memory rank burst scheduling
A method, device, and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes grouping multiple memory requests into multiple of memory rank queues. Each...
Method and apparatus for the synchronization of distributed caches
A method and apparatus for the synchronization of distributed caches. More particularly, the present invention to cache memory systems and more particularly to...
Cache coherent switch device
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a switch device to be coupled between a first semiconductor component and a processor node by interconnects of...
Dynamically modulating link width
Systems and methods of managing a link provide for receiving a remote width capability during a link initialization, the remote width capability corresponding...
Multi-radio platform with WiMax and bluetooth radio modules and method
Embodiments of a multi-radio platform with longer-range and shorter-range radio modules and method are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Uplink and downlink control signaling in wireless networks
Embodiments of the present invention provide for downlink and uplink control feedback signaling. In some embodiments, one or more bits indicating a validation...
Spread spectrum clock generator
Disclosed are embodiments of methods and circuits to generate spread spectrum clocks.
OFDM receiver and methods for operating in high-throughput and increased
An OFDM receiver operates in a high-throughput mode or an increased-range mode. The receiver includes FFT circuitry to generate frequency domain ...
Subdividing geometry images in graphics hardware
A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The...
Parallel RFID system using CDMA
Various embodiments of the invention may use code division multiple access (CDMA) technology in communications from radio frequency identification (RFID) tags...
Per die temperature programming for thermally efficient integrated circuit
Methods and apparatus to provide per die temperature programming for thermally efficient integrated circuit (IC) operation are described. In some embodiments,...
Stacked die package
The formation of electronic assemblies is described. One embodiment includes first and second semiconductor die structures each including a front side and a...
Microdisplay packaging system
Some embodiments provide a microdisplay integrated circuit (IC), a substantially transparent protective cover coupled to the microdisplay IC, and a base coupled...
Circuit board including hybrid via structures
A circuit board may include hybrid via structures configured to connect to components, such as connectors and electronic components, mounted on the circuit...
Pre-boot protected memory channel
Machine readable media, methods, and computing devices are disclosed which establish a protected memory channel between an operating system loader of a user...
Framework for domain-specific run-time environment acceleration using
In some embodiments, the invention involves a framework for using virtualization technology to efficiently support a domain-specific run-time environment. In at...
Determining a message residue
In one aspect, circuitry to determine a modular remainder with respect to a polynomial of a message comprised of a series of segment. In another aspect,...
Code-based communication connection management
In some embodiments, an electronic apparatus comprises a communication interface, an input/output interface, a processor, and logic to collect, in the...
Method and apparatus for performing an authentication after cipher
operation in a network processor
A method and apparatus is described for processing of network data packets by a network processor having cipher processing cores and authentication processing...
Transmission distinguishing apparatus, systems, and methods
Apparatus and systems, as well as methods and articles, may operate to distinguish between sources of signals transmitted with a pilot carrier based upon a...
Method and apparatus for assigning devices to a partition
Devices in a processing system may be managed by performing a first scan of a bus of the processing system from a first partition. In one embodiment, the first...
Partitioning memory mapped device configuration space
Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and systems for partitioning memory mapped device configuration space are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus...
Method, system and apparatus for reducing memory traffic in a distributed
The present disclosure provides a method for reducing memory traffic in a distributed memory system. The method may include storing a presence vector in a...
Dynamic A-MSDU enabling
A dynamic A-MSDU enabling method is disclosed. The method enables the recipient of an aggregate MAC service data unit (A-MSDU) under a block ACK agreement to...
Steering data units to a consumer
A computer system may comprise a second device operating as a producer that may steer data units to a first device operating as a consumer. A processing core of...
Autodetection of a PCI express device operating at a wireless RF
A computer system that detects for a PCI Express compliant endpoint device is described. Specifically, the computer system clocks transmit and receive circuits...
Platform discovery, asset inventory, configuration, and provisioning in a
pre-boot environment using web services
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for initializing a common information model (CIM) broker and a SLP service agent of a system in a...