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System and related methods for introducing sub-carrier diversity in a
wideband communication system
A system and related methods for introducing intra-channel spatial diversity within a multi-carrier wideband communication channel is presented. In accordance...
Leakage compensation circuit for Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) cells
A Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) cell comprising a leakage compensation circuit. The leakage compensation circuit allows a compensation current from a...
Low phase noise voltage controlled oscillator
Embodiments of the present invention include a low phase noise oscillator circuit using a current-reuse technique to reduce power consumption and improve phase...
Forwarded clock filtering
Some embodiments include a tunable bandpass filter to provide a filtered output signal; a circuit portion to provide an output signal in response to the...
Ball-limiting metallurgies, solder bump compositions used therewith,
packages assembled thereby, and methods of...
A ball-limiting metallurgy (BLM) stack is provided for an electrical device. The BLM stack resists tin migration toward the metallization of the device. A...
Non-planar pMOS structure with a strained channel region and an integrated
strained CMOS flow
A non-planar tri-gate p-MOS transistor structure with a strained channel region and a non-planar tri-gate integrated strained complimentary ...
Method of forming on-chip decoupling capacitor with bottom electrode layer
having surface roughness
On-chip decoupling capacitor structures, and methods of fabricating such decoupling capacitors are disclosed. On-chip decoupling capacitors help to reduce or...
Temporary package for at-speed functional test of semiconductor chip
In some embodiments, a temporary package for at-speed functional test of semiconductor chip, including high power chips, is presented. In this regard, a method...
Phase change material containing fusible particles as thermally conductive
An electronic assembly having a microelectronic die, a heat spreader and a heat sink. A first thermal interface material is disposed between the microelectronic...
Device, system and method of managing a resource request
Embodiments of the present invention provide a resource management mechanism to monitor the availability of resources, detect the cause of a rejection,...
Time sliced interrupt processing on virtualized platform
A technique to process interrupts on a virtualized platform. A plurality of virtual machines (VMs) runs on the virtualized platform having at least a processor....
Performing a cyclic redundancy checksum operation responsive to a
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving incoming data in a processor and performing a checksum operation on the incoming data...
Enabling resynchronization of a logic analyzer
In one embodiment, a state machine may enable retraining of a link, where the state machine is to be initiated responsive to an external input received from a...
Coarsely controlling memory power states
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method determining if an access queue associated with a channel of a memory has been empty for a...
Proactive forced renewal of content protection implementations
A system for proactive forced renewal of content protection implementations in devices includes a key generation facility to generate and allocate keys for the...
System and method for reservation station load dependency matrix
A device and method may fetch an instruction or micro-operation for execution. An indication may be made as to whether the instruction is dependent upon any...
Protected cache architecture and secure programming paradigm to protect
Embodiments of the present invention provide a secure programming paradigm, and a protected cache that enable a processor to handle secret/private information...
Hardware acceleration for a software transactional memory system
A method and apparatus for accelerating transactional execution. Barriers associated with shared memory lines referenced by memory accesses within a transaction...
Serial bit ordering of non-synchronous bus signals
The quantity of input and output signal lines that must be directly supported by a bus logic to transmit signals to and receive signals from bus devices is...
Multi-channel fractional clock data transfer
Methods and apparatus to transfer data between one or more clock domains are described. In one embodiment, a plurality of signals corresponding to write...
Observing an internal link via a second link
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for selecting first data received in a first die of a multi-chip package (MCP) from a second die of...
Method and apparatus for performing logical compare operations
A method and apparatus for including in a processor instructions for performing logical-comparison and branch support operations on packed or unpacked data. In...
Selective local transient improvement and peaking for video sharpness
A method of selectively sharpening an image may include, for at least some pixels in the image, determining a frequency content associated with a pixel value in...
Digital image decoder with integrated concurrent image prescaler
According to some embodiments, encoded information associated with an image is received at a decoder. The encoded information may be decoded at the decoder to...
Method and apparatus for detection of loss of cipher synchronization
Detecting loss of stream cipher synchronization between a transmitter and a receiver in a video processing system may be achieved by receiving, by the receiver,...
Transmission link adaptation
According to an embodiment of the invention, a method and apparatus are described for transmission link adaptation. In one embodiment of the invention, data is...
Methods and apparatuses to effect a variable-width link
Embodiments of the invention provide an algorithm for dividing a link into one or more reduced-width links. For one embodiment of the invention, a multiplexing...
Apparatus for and method of detecting loss of signal in a radio frequency
A novel apparatus and method of detecting loss of signal events in RF cable. The loss of signal may be caused malicious cable cuts, inadvertent disconnects,...
Broadband wireless access network and method for internet protocol (IP)
Embodiments of a wireless access network and method for IP multicasting are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed. In some...
Common memory device for variable device width and scalable pre-fetch and
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for a common memory device for variable device width and scalable...
Air mover for device surface cooling
Embodiments disclosed herein include an apparatus that includes an component capable of generating heat, an external wall with an interior surface, an air mover...
Method for cooling an integrated circuit die with coolant flow in a
microchannel and a thin film thermoelectric...
A method includes an integrated circuit (IC) die that has a front surface on which an integrated circuit is formed. The IC die also has a rear surface that is...
Electronic device thermal management
An electronic device comprises a housing, at least one heat generating component in the housing, and at least one thermal management device in thermal...
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...
Light modulator having pixel memory decoupled from pixel display
A light modulator such as an SLM, in which the pixel data array is decoupled from the pixel display array. The pixel data array can be located externally,...
Compact alphanumeric keyboard
An apparatus comprises an input keypad having a plurality of keys. The input keypad outputs an output signal that is indicative of either a single depressed key...
RFID tag with accelerometer
One or more accelerometers may be coupled to a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, so that the response of the RFID tag indicates the acceleration being...
Forming a helical inductor
In one embodiment, the present invention includes an apparatus having a substrate with vias extending between first and second surfaces thereof, and at least...
Coated thermal interface in integrated circuit die
Some embodiments of the invention include a coated thermal interface to bond a die with a heat spreader. The coated thermal interface may be used to bond the...
Methods and apparatus to efficiently detect faults are described. In an embodiment, an encoded value may be generated based on a portion of an instruction...
Nibble de-skew method, apparatus, and system
De-skew is performed on a nibble-by-nibble basis where a nibble is not limited to four bits.
Method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state
Embodiments of the invention relate to a method and apparatus for a zero voltage processor sleep state. A voltage regulator may be coupled to a processor to...
Signed manifest for run-time verification of software program identity and
A measurement engine performs active platform observation. A program includes an integrity manifest to indicate an integrity check value for a section of the...
Hiding conflict, coherence completion and transaction ID elements of a
According to one embodiment of the invention, an apparatus having one or more cache agents and a protocol agent is disclosed. The protocol agent is coupled to...
Communications protocol expander
An expander device is configurable to identify itself as an end device and not an edge expander device. Other embodiments are also described and claimed.
Dynamic, local retriggered interrupt routing discovery method
In some embodiments, the invention involves a dynamic interrupt route discovery method with local APIC (Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller) retriggering...
Negotiable exchange of link layer functional parameters in electronic
systems having components interconnected...
A proposal is discussed that facilitates exchanging parameters for a link layer that allows a variable number of parameters without changing a communication...
Providing aggregated directory structure
In an embodiment, circuitry residing, at least in part, at a first network node may initiate, at least in part, replicating, at least in part, at the first node...
Techniques for timing optimization in wireless networks that utilize a
universal services interface
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising a mobile station (MS) operable to communicate with an application service provider...
Method and system for detecting and reducing botnet activity
A method and system for detecting and reducing botnet activity includes tracking the number of connections to a destination address over predetermined periods...