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Transistor having raised source/drain self-aligned contacts and method of
A transistor structure and a method of forming same. The transistor structure includes: a semiconductor substrate having a gate-side surface; a gate disposed on...
Selectively depositing aluminum in a replacement metal gate process
A method for carrying out a replacement metal gate process comprises providing a transistor in a reactor, wherein the transistor includes a gate stack, removing...
Replacement gates to enhance transistor strain
Some embodiments of the present invention include apparatuses and methods relating to NMOS and PMOS transistor strain.
Atomic layer volatilization process for metal layers
A two-stage method to remove a metal layer from a substrate surface comprises using a CMP process to remove a first portion of the metal layer from the...
Double pass formation of a deep quantum well in enhancement mode III-V
A quantum well is formed for a deep well III-V semiconductor device using double pass patterning. In one example, the well is formed by forming a first...
Integrated micro-channels for 3D through silicon architectures
Some embodiments of the present invention include apparatuses and methods relating to integrated micro-channels for removing heat from 3D through silicon...
Mounting a pellicle to a frame
A pellicle membrane is mounted between an outer frame and an inner frame. At least one of the frames is attached to the reticle without using conventional...
Acceleration of packet flow classification in a virtualized system
A computer system having a plurality of virtual machines is provided. Each virtual machine in the computer system has an associated policy (rules) database and...
Mechanism for monitoring instruction set based thread execution on a
plurality of instruction sequencers
A technique to monitor software thread performance and update software that issues or uses the thread(s) to reduce performance-inhibiting events. At least one...
Automatic task performance as scheduled using embedded secondary processor
A system, apparatus and method to receive, schedule, and perform a task automatically on a multi-processor device are described herein. In various embodiments,...
Systems and methods for wake on event in a network
Embodiments include systems and methods for allowing a host CPU to sleep while service presence packets and responses to search requests are sent by an...
Method and system for reducing power consumption of active web page
A method and system for reducing power consumption of active web page content includes identifying those threads associated with active advertisement components...
Pre-boot firmware based virus scanner
The present disclosure relates to allowing the utilization of a virus scanner and cleaner that operates primarily in the pre-boot phase of computer operation...
Methods and apparatus for providing integrity protection for management
and control traffic of wireless...
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method comprising transmitting, by a communication node, an information element (IE), the IE including a feature...
Apparatus and methods for negotiating a capability in establishing a
peer-to-peer communication link
Apparatus and method to negotiate parameters of a policy in establishment of a peer-to-peer link are described herein. In an embodiment, a security policy is...
According to one embodiment, a memory controller is disclosed. The memory controller includes assignment logic and a transaction assembler. The assignment logic...
Integrating non-peripheral component interconnect (PCI) resource into a
personal computer system
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having an adapter to communicate according to a personal computer (PC) protocol and a second...
Random number generator
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with random number generators are described. One system embodiment includes a random number generator logic...
Passive and active scanning in wireless network
Embodiments of techniques to perform passive and active scanning in a wireless network are presented herein.
Method and apparatus for processing video data
In one embodiment of the invention, the invention my concern a method including receiving digital images, each image including object pixels and non-object...
Power saving when using aggregated packets
In a communications packet directed to multiple addresses and having a directory of the addresses in order of transmission, a device receiving the packet may...
Device selection circuit and method
Embodiments of the invention take advantage of an unused state of an interface protocol (or specification), such as the ONFI specification, to control a...
Directing the flow of underfill materials using magnetic particles
Electronic devices and methods for fabricating electronic devices are described. One method includes providing a substrate and a die, and coupling the die to...
Devices and methods for dual excitation Raman spectroscopy
Spectroscopic analysis systems and methods for analyzing samples are disclosed. An analysis system may contain an electromagnetic radiation source to provide...
Virtual semiconductor nanowire, and methods of using same
A multiple-gate field-effect transistor includes a fluid in a top gate, two lateral gates, and a bottom gate. The multiple-gate field-effect transistor also...
Micro-chimney and thermosiphon die-level cooling
A semiconductor die is constructed and arranged to have at least one conduit portion therein. At least a portion of the conduit portion is proximate to the...
Memory cell supply voltage control based on error detection
For one embodiment, an apparatus comprises memory circuitry including memory cells, error detection circuitry to detect error in data stored by memory cells of...
System and method for combining user and platform authentication in
negotiated channel security protocols
A network security handshake exchange for combining user and platform authentication. The security handshake exchange performs operations on a pre-master secret...
Dynamically reconfiguring platform settings
In one embodiment, a system may receive a pattern from an analysis engine, where the pattern includes information regarding a corrective action to be taken on a...
Thread migration control based on prediction of migration overhead
A processing system features a first processing core to operate in a first node, a second processing core to operate in a second node, and random access memory...
Method and circuit configuration for transmitting data between a processor
and a hardware arithmetic-logic unit
A method for transmitting data of a plurality of data types between a digital processor and a hardware arithmetic-logic unit with at least one associated table...
Lock-free vector utilizing a resource allocator for assigning memory
exclusively to a thread
Methods, systems, and articles for receiving, by a lock-free vector of a computing device, a request from a thread of the computing device to write data to the...
Flexible selection command for non-volatile memory
Some embodiments of the invention pertain to a memory system containing multiple memory devices, in which one or multiple ones of the memory devices may...
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for in-band data mask bit transmission
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for in-band data mask bit transmission. In some embodiments, one or...
DDR flash implementation with direct register access to legacy flash
A Double Data Rate (DDR) nonvolatile memory for use with a wireless device. A host processor transfers commands and data through a DDR interface of the...
A system, method and apparatus for prioritizing transactions is disclosed. I/O devices may generate transactions with a stream identifier. A transaction...
Establishing optimal latency in streaming data applications that use data
Embodiments for an apparatus and method are provided that can build latency in streaming applications that use data packets. In an embodiment, a system has an...
Techniques for optimization of location determination in wireless network
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a transceiver operable in a wireless network, wherein said transceiver is configured to...
Modulus scaling for elliptic-curve cryptography
Modulus scaling applied a reduction techniques decreases time to perform modular arithmetic operations by avoiding shifting and multiplication operations....
Link adaptation and antenna selection in cooperative multiple access
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system comprising a bit stream merger to merge a bit stream of a wireless apparatus with at least one bit stream...
Delay compensation for transmit/receive chain calibration and multiuser
Compensation is provided for errors in channel information that can result when there is a delay between the measurement of the channel information and the...
Device, system, and method of bidirectional wireless communication
Device, system and method of bidirectional wireless communication. In some demonstrative embodiments a method may include, for example, receiving by a wireless...
Multiple radio platform transmission power control
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes a first radio to communicate with a first wireless network and a second radio to...
Wafer level alignment structures using subwavelength grating polarizers
In one embodiment, a wafer alignment system, comprises a radiation source to generate radiation, a radiation directing assembly to direct at least a portion of...
Techniques to enable digital television and GPS coexistence
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a digital television (DTV) receiver including at least a one-bit-flag such that when...
Microelectronic package with carbon nanotubes interconnect and method of
A method of forming a microelectronic package is provided. The method includes providing a silicon substrate having a plurality of carbon nanotubes disposed on...
Logic circuits using carbon nanotube transistors
In accordance with some embodiments, logical circuits comprising carbon nanotube field effect transistors are disclosed herein.
Low temperature deposition and ultra fast annealing of integrated circuit
thin film capacitor
Some embodiments of the invention include thin film capacitors formed on a package substrate of an integrated circuit package. At least one of the film...
Modification of metal nanoparticles for improved analyte detection by
surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS)
A SERS active particle having a metal-containing particle and a cationic coating on the metal-containing particle, wherein the SERS active particle carries a...
A deliberately engineered placement and size constraint (molecular weight distribution) of photoacid generators, solubility switches, photoimageable species,...