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Transistor gate electrode having conductor material layer
Various embodiments of the invention relate to a PMOS device having a transistor channel of silicon germanium material on a substrate, a gate dielectric having...
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...
Sandwiched metal structure silicidation for enhanced contact
Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for forming enhanced contacts using sandwiched metal structures are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Systems and methods for reducing contact to gate shorts
A method for reducing contact to gate shorts in a semiconductor device and the resulting semiconductor device are described. In one embodiment, a gate is formed...
Tri-gate integration with embedded floating body memory cell using a
high-K dual metal gate
Dual-gate memory cells and tri-gate CMOS devices are integrated on a common substrate. A plurality of silicon bodies are formed from a monocrystalline silicon...
Polymer matrices for polymer solder hybrid materials
Embodiments of the present invention provide various polymeric matrices that may be used as a binder matrix for polymer solder hybrid thermal interface...
Using message passing interface (MPI) profiling interface for emulating
different MPI implementations
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an application linked against a first application binary interface (ABI), providing an...
Optimal floating-point expression translation method based on pattern
Embodiments of the present invention include code generation methods. In one embodiment, a table of patterns is generated. Each pattern in the table includes an...
Methods and apparatus for generating branchless code for select statements
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for determining whether a select statement can be transformed, and if so selecting a first or second...
Power management coordination in multi-core processors
Systems and methods of managing power provide for issuing a first operating requirement from a first processor core and issuing a second operating requirement...
Saving power in a computer system
A power management unit (PMU) may promote a processing core from a working state to a first non-working power saving state after receiving a signal from an...
Interleaving saturated lower half of data elements from two source
registers of packed data
An apparatus includes an instruction decoder, first and second source registers and a circuit coupled to the decoder to receive packed data from the source...
Determining length of instruction with escape and addressing form bytes
without evaluating opcode
A method, apparatus and system are disclosed for decoding an instruction in a variable-length instruction set. The instruction is one of a set of new types of...
Method and apparatus for controlling a primary operating system and an
appliance operating system on the same...
One embodiment includes a personal computer device comprising at least one machine to execute a primary user operating system, a first physical memory to be...
Method for reducing number of writes in a cache memory
Disclosed is a method for reducing number of writes in a write-back non-volatile cache memory. The method comprises: writing a plurality of data in the cache...
Enabling access to media content in media servers in remote networks
Provided are a method, system, and program enabling access to media content in media servers in remote networks. Available devices are discovered in a network...
Method and apparatus for multi-radio traffic arbitration in wireless
A method and apparatus of coordinating operation of subsystems implementing different wireless communication protocols is disclosed. The method comprises...
Methods and apparatus for providing an extended-local area system based on
short messaging service
Embodiments of methods and apparatus for providing an extended-local area system based on short messaging service are generally described herein. Other...
Shared logic for decoding and deinterlacing of compressed video
One embodiment includes a method that includes receiving a compressed video stream. The method also includes decoding a number of blocks of the compressed video...
Two-dimensional filtering architecture
A first filtering module filters actual pixel values in a first direction (e.g., vertically), and a second filtering module filters interpolated pixel values...
Determining a bit error rate (BER) using interpolation and superposition
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving a jitter profile and a step response of a channel coupled between a transmitter and a...
Method, apparatus, and system for idle state definition for power
A predetermined network packet is utilized for power reduction in either or both of a transmitter and receiver when information is not needed. Upon detection of...
Reliable reporting of location data
A machine, such as a mobile device having telephony features, such as a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony application, is configured with a secure...
Power management in wireless network
Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for power management in wireless networks are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Reducing temporal changes in phase change memories
A phase change memory in the reset state may be heated to reduce or eliminate electrical drift.
Forming thick metal interconnect structures for integrated circuits
Embodiments of an apparatus and methods for forming thick metal interconnect structures for integrated structures are generally described herein. Other...
Low power floating body memory cell based on low bandgap material quantum
Embodiments of the invention relate to apparatus, system and method for use of a memory cell having improved power consumption characteristics, using a...
Methods of forming nickel sulfide film on a semiconductor device
Embodiments of the present invention describe a method of forming nickel sulfide layer on a semiconductor device. A nickel sulfide layer is formed on a...
Process of making carbon nanotube array that includes impregnating the
carbon nanotube array with metal
A carbon nanotube (CNT) array is patterned on a substrate. The substrate can be a microelectronic die or a heat sink for a die. The patterned CNT array is...
Nanotube growth and device formation
An apparatus and method for forming catalyst particles to grow nanotubes is disclosed. In addition, an apparatus and method for forming nanotubes using the...
Apparatus and methods using intelligent wake mechanisms
An embodiment of the present invention provides a network interface card (NIC), comprising an intelligent wake mechanism and a device driver associated with the...
Apparatus and method for modifying an initial event queue for extending an
XML processor's feature set
A method and apparatus for modifying an events queue for extending an extended mark-up language (XML) processor's feature set are described. In one embodiment,...
Method and apparatus to maintain data integrity in disk cache memory
during and after periods of cache...
A volatile or nonvolatile cache memory can cache mass storage device read data and write data. The cache memory may become inaccessible, and I/O operations may...
Method, system, and apparatus for rerouting interrupts in a multi-core
A method, system, and apparatus may route an interrupt to a first core of a plurality of cores of a multi-core system. If the first core is in an idle or low...
Method for providing trusted time in a computing platform
Providing trusted time in a computing platform, while still supporting privacy, may be accomplished by having a trusted time device provide the trusted time to...
Hypervisor runtime integrity support
A method and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes computing, during runtime, an active hash value of a hypervisor on a computer platform...
Partial way hint line replacement algorithm for 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,...
Interrupt balancing for multi-core and power
A method and apparatus for balancing power savings and performance in handling interrupts is herein described. When an amount of interrupt activity is above a...
Updating machines while disconnected from an update source
Disclosed are exemplary embodiments for updating a networked machine having at least a dormant state and an active state. In various embodiments, when the...
Method and apparatus to determine broadcast content and scheduling in a
A broadcast system, method and apparatus providing content on demand. In one embodiment, the disclosed broadcast system includes a server that broadcasts...
Dynamic service registry for virtual machines
A traditional registry, such as a global UDDI server, is not designed to accommodate transitory devices, e.g., devices that may frequently attach and detach...
Resource management and interference mitigation techniques for relay-based
Embodiments of a system and methods for "RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND INTERFERENCE MITIGATION TECHNIQUES FOR RELAY-BASED WIRELESS NETWORKS" are generally described...
Method and apparatus for short range motion adaptive noise reduction
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for generating and storing in a lookup table a first array of next field values for use in generation...
Non-overlap region based automatic global alignment for ring camera image
Various embodiments are directed to non-overlap region based automatic global alignment for ring camera image mosaic. The non-overlap region based homography...
Factoring based modular exponentiation
The present disclosure provides a system and method for performing modular exponentiation. The method may include dividing a first polynomial into a plurality...
Measuring a horizontal eye opening during system operation
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an incoming signal from a communication channel at a receiver, sampling the incoming...
Interpolation in channel state feedback
Feedback bandwidth may be reduced in a closed loop MIMO system by Householder transformations, vector quantization using codebooks, and down-sampling in the...
Narrow surface corrugated grating
Narrow surface corrugated gratings for integrated optical components and their method of manufacture. An embodiment includes a grating having a width narrower...
Fast transitioning resource negotiation
Embodiments of apparatuses, articles, methods, and systems for fast transitioning resource negotiation in wireless networks are generally described herein....
Protocol extensions in a display port compatible interface
Contents of extension packets of a DisplayPort specification are described that can permit a computer to control a target device. In one example, an extension...