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Apparatus and method for a frustum culling algorithm suitable for hardware
A method and apparatus for a frustum culling algorithm suitable for hardware implementation. In one embodiment, the method includes the separation of...
Applications of smart polymer composites to integrated circuit packaging
Applications of smart polymer composites to integrated circuit packaging.
Methods of forming C4 round dimple metal stud bumps for fine pitch
packaging applications and structures formed...
Methods of forming microelectronic device structures are described. Those methods may include forming a passivation layer on a substrate, wherein the substrate...
Method of embedding passive component within via
A method of forming a device associated with a via includes forming an opening or via, and forming at least a pair of conducting paths within the via. Also...
Silicon interposer-based hybrid voltage regulator system for VLSI devices
A voltage regulation module and system for an integrated circuit die. The voltage regulation module includes an interposer situated in a stack between a...
Fabrication of microelectronic devices
A method and apparatus for fabrication of microelectronic devices are shown. In an embodiment of the invention, a microelectronic device comprises a die, the...
Semiconductor device with package to package connection
A semiconductor package comprises a first package; a second package that is provided on the first package; and a first interconnect that comprises a bump to...
Packaged voltage regulator and inductor array
Inductors packaged with a voltage regulator for an integrated circuit within the same package are deposited to a sufficient thickness to reduce resistance and...
Forming abrupt source drain metal gate transistors
A gate structure may be utilized as a mask to form source and drain regions. Then the gate structure may be removed to form a gap and spacers may be formed in...
Client-side security management for an operations, administration, and
maintenance system for wireless clients
An Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OA&M) 16 provides security for managed resources on a wireless client device 10 at many levels of granularity,...
Independent power control of processing cores
Independent power control of two or more processing cores. More particularly, at least one embodiment of the invention pertains to a technique to place at least...
Methods and appratus for demand-based memory mirroring
A method includes determining an amount of memory space in a memory device available for memory mirroring. The method further includes presenting the available...
Virtual heterogeneous channel for message passing
A technique includes using a virtual channel between a first process and a second process to communicate messages between the processes. Each message contains...
Virtual IDE interface and protocol for use in IDE redirection
Devices, media, systems, and methods provide remote maintenance of a managed computer system through a remote computer. The remote computer is accessed by a CPU...
PCI express enhancements and extensions
A method and apparatus for enhancing /extending a serial point-to-point interconnect architecture, such as Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) is...
Automated content source validation for streaming data
One or more validation keys are embedded in a data stream at a server. A client requests the data stream from the server. The server sends the data stream to...
Methods and apparatus for enhancing color data
In one embodiment, an image processor may be used to manipulate a hue value to obtain an updated hue value, manipulate a saturation value to obtain an updated...
Architecture and instruction set for implementing advanced encryption
A flexible aes instruction for a general purpose processor is provided that performs aes encryption or decryption using n rounds, where n includes the standard...
Device, system, and method of wireless communication of base stations
Device, system and method of wireless communication of base stations. In some demonstrative embodiments a method may include, for example, transmitting a...
Programmable network interface card
A computing system comprises a programmable network interface card and a host comprising a memory and a transport handler. The programmable network interface...
Capillary-flow underfill compositions, packages containing same, and
systems containing same
An underfill composition is formulated to increase the surface tension thereof for use in capillary underfilling of an integrated circuit die that is coupled to...
Dual seed semiconductor photodetectors
Dual seed semiconductor photodetectors and methods to fabricate thereof are described. A dual seed semiconductor photodetector is formed directly on an...
Quantum well MOSFET channels having uni-axial strain caused by metal
source/drains, and conformal regrowth...
Embodiments described include straining transistor quantum well (QW) channel regions with metal source/drains, and conformal regrowth source/drains to impart a...
System and method for continuous logging of correctable errors without
In some embodiments, the invention involves a system and method to continuously log correctable errors without rebooting by changing the granularity of the...
Interface frequency modulation to allow non-terminated operation and power
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for using interface frequency modulation to allow non-terminated...
Low-cost pseudo-random nonce value generation system and method
Briefly, a low-cost system and method for pseudo-random nonce value generation is disclosed.
Method and apparatus to re-create trust model after sleep state
A processing system features random access memory (RAM), a processor, and a trusted platform module (TPM). When the processing system enters a sleep mode during...
Controller link for manageability engine
An embodiment of the present invention is an efficient interconnecting bus. A first clock source generates a first clock signal at a first frequency on a link...
Centralized load distribution for an H.323 network
According to some embodiments, centralized load distribution is proved for an H.323 network.
Electrically pluggable optical interconnect
An optical interconnect is provided which may allow flexible high-bandwidth interconnection between chips, eliminate the need for optical alignment between the...
Methods and apparatus for a keying mechanism for end-to-end service
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and apparatus for a keying mechanism for end-to-end service control protection within wireless networks....
Suppressing power supply noise using data scrambling in double data rate
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for suppressing power supply noise using data scrambling in double data...
Efficient use of persistent scheduling with OFDMA wireless communications
Various embodiments of the invention may take advantage of persistent scheduling in a wireless network to achieve efficiencies of operation. One embodiment...
Channel access apparatus, systems, and methods
An apparatus and a system, as well as a method and article, may operate to reserve access to one or more overlapping channels having a resource allocation...
Dynamically assigning packet flows
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a method includes accessing data of an egress packet belonging to a flow, storing data associating the flow...
Low power termination for memory modules
An apparatus is provided that includes a memory controller to provide a first on-die termination (ODT) signal and a second ODT signal, a memory channel, a first...
Pipelining techniques for deinterlacing video information
Pipelining techniques to deinterlace video information are described. An apparatus may comprise deinterlacing logic to convert interlaced video data into...
Heat spreader for a multi-chip package
Embodiments of a heat spreader and an assembly including such a heat spreader are disclosed. The heat spreader includes a stiffening member, which in one...
Asymmetric channel doping for improved memory operation for floating body
cell (FBC) memory
An improved dynamic memory cell using a semiconductor fin or body is described. Asymmetrical doping is used in the channel region, with more dopant under the...
Metal gate structures with recessed channel
Methods and associated structures of forming a microelectronic device are described. Those structures may comprise a transistor comprising a metal gate disposed...
Multi-component strain-inducing semiconductor regions
A multi-component strain-inducing semiconductor region is described. In an embodiment, formation of such a strain-inducing semiconductor region laterally...
Penetrating implant for forming a semiconductor device
A semiconductor device and method to form a semiconductor device is described. The semiconductor includes a gate stack disposed on a substrate. Tip regions are...
Resonant magnetic disks for bioanalyte detection
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to ferromagnetic microdisks, methods of detecting target bioanalyte using ferromagnetic microdisks, and kits (such...
Electronic system location determination
A lost or stolen computing device is recovered. A trusted server is requested to locate the computing device. The trusted server requests coarse location...
Apparatus and method for content protection using one-way buffers
Method and apparatus for content protection using one-way buffers. In one embodiment, the method includes storage of content decrypted by a host processor...
Extensible and flexible firmware architecture for reliability,
availability, serviceability features
Improved reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) is provided by an extensible and flexible firmware architecture. The architecture provides...
Determining a set of processor cores to boot
Techniques that determine a strict subset of multiple processor cores from a set of multiple functional processor cores integrated within a single integrated...
NAND power fail recovery
Techniques to recover data from an indirected non-volatile memory system after unexpected power failure, as, e.g., NAND memory in electronic devices are disclosed.
Method and apparatus for combining micro-operations to process immediate
A method and apparatus for combining micro-operations to process immediate data. The immediate data may be wider than the immediate data storage capacity of a...
Providing metadata in a translation lookaside buffer (TLB)
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a translation lookaside buffer (TLB) to store entries each having a translation portion to store a virtual...