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Invertible front opening unified pod
A front opening unified pod (FOUP) for holding wafers is invertible and compatible with process machines in an inverted orientation. The FOUP can safely...
LRU cache replacement for a partitioned set associative cache
A method of partitioning a memory resource, associated with a multi-threaded processor, includes defining the memory resource to include first and second...
Unequal error protection apparatus, systems, and methods
Apparatus and systems, as well as methods and articles, encode a data word into an unequal error protection (UEP) codeword and transmit first and second portions...
Dynamically discovering a system topology
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for dynamically discovering a topology of a system having a plurality of point-to-point (PTP) links...
Hybrid hardware and software implementation of transactional memory access
Embodiments of the invention relate a hybrid hardware and software implementation of transactional memory accesses in a computer system. A processor including a...
Combined fast fourier transforms and matrix operations
Embodiments of a hardware accelerator having a circuit configurable to perform a plurality of matrix operations and Fast Fourier Transforms (FFT) are presented...
System and method for generation of synthetic parallel application kernels
using tracing information
A method and apparatus may automatically generate a synthetic kernel application for use in optimizing applications on a parallel computing system using...
Millimeter-wave phase-locked loop with injection-locked frequency divider
using quarter-wavelength transmission...
Embodiments of a millimeter-wave phase-locked loop with an injection-locked frequency divider (ILFD) are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be...
Apparatus and method capable of improved coexistence of multiple wireless
Techniques involving wireless communications are disclosed. For instance, an embodiment provides an apparatus having a first transceiver and a second...
Fine gain and phase adjustment of analog quadrature filters
Methods and apparatus to fine gain and/or phase adjustment of analog quadrature filters are described. In one embodiment, gain and/or phase of an analog...
Wide voltage range level shifter with symmetrical switching
Described herein is the method and apparatus for generating symmetrical level shifted signals by a symmetrical level shifter. The symmetrical level shifter...
Wirebond structure and method to connect to a microelectronic die
A wirebond structure includes a copper pad formed on or in a surface of a microelectronic die. A conductive layer is included in contact with the copper pad and...
Method, system, and apparatus for a secure bus on a printed circuit board
A method, apparatus, and system, the apparatus including, in some embodiments, a printed circuit board (PCB), an integrated circuit (IC) positioned over and...
Peripheral neuropathy detection
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a peripheral neuropathy monitor may be incorporated into a scale form factor or other device for monitoring...
Virtual machine monitor management from a management service processor in
the host processing platform
A management service processor to provide management of virtual machine monitoring is described. In one example, an event on a computer system is monitored at a...
Doorbell mechanism using protection domains
In accordance with certain other techniques, doorbell information is received. A doorbell structure address is decoded from the doorbell information. A first...
Lock sequencing to reorder and grant lock requests from multiple program
In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes a processor that includes multiple multi-threaded programmable units integrated on a single die. The die also...
Efficient CTC encoders and methods
Embodiments of encoding input data into parity data in mechanisms are described generally herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.
Device, system, and method of multi-level feedback
Device, system, and method of multi-level feedback. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes: an estimator to estimate a likelihood of correctly decoding an...
Modifying power adapter output
A method and apparatus to modify an output power of a power adapter coupled to a computing device in accordance with a power consumption of the computing device...
Load/move and duplicate instructions for a processor
A method includes, in a processor, loading/moving a first portion of bits of a source into a first portion of a destination register and duplicate that first...
Method and apparatus to obtain code data for USB device
A method and apparatus are provided that include creating an image of a page descriptor at a universal serial bus (USB) device, transferring the image of the...
System and method to conditionally shrink an executable module
An embodiment of the present invention is a system and method relating to shrinking, or optimizing, executable images resulting is a savings of storage space. In...
Wake-on-WLAN for stationary wireless stations
Stationary wireless network stations are woken up using Wake-on-WLAN functionality. Wake-on-WLAN is provided by paging stations in a wireless network. Paging may...
Multicarrier receiver for multiple-input multiple-output wireless
communication systems and method
Embodiments of a multicarrier receiver and method for generating soft bits in a multiple-input multiple-output system are generally described herein. In some...
Techniques to communication MAP information elements in a wireless network
Techniques to communicate MAP information elements in a wireless network are described. An apparatus may comprise a device to establish a communication channel...
Proxy IGMP client and method for providing multicast broadcast services in
a broadband wireless access network
Embodiments of a proxy internet group management protocol (IGMP) client and methods for providing multicast broadcast services (MBS) in a broadband wireless...
Video composition optimization by the identification of transparent and
According to some embodiments a method is provided to scan a first row of a display plane, determine that the first row of the display plane includes a...
Integrated high performance package systems for mm-wave array applications
Embodiments of integrated high performance package systems for millimeter-wave array applications are described herein. Other embodiments may be described and...
CMOS IC and high-gain antenna integration for point-to-point wireless
A point-to-point radio communications device, with an integrated antenna-IC module, includes highly-directional antenna elements and silicon CMOS-based ICs in...
Single-ended to differential amplification and pipeline analog-to-digital
conversion for digitally controlled...
Methods and systems to amplify and convert a single-ended analog signal to a differential signal and to convert the differential signal to a digital value,...
Packaged spiral inductor structures, processes of making same, and systems
A spiral inductor is disposed above a substrate that includes two different materials. A dielectric film is the first material that provides structural integrity...
On-die micro-transformer structures with magnetic materials
A transformer integrated on a die, the transformer comprising a set of conductive lines formed on the die within one layer and interconnected among each other so...
Battery charge management using a scheduling application
According to some embodiments, battery charge management using a scheduling application is disclosed. A first parameter may be received from a scheduling...
Integrated uninterrupted power supply unit
A system may provide integrated uninterrupted power supply for computer systems. The system comprise a first unit that outputs an AC input voltage, and produces...
Microelectronic package and method of cooling an interconnect feature in
A microelectronic package comprises a substrate (110, 310), a die (320) supported by the substrate, an interconnect feature (130, 230, 330) connecting the die...
Method and resultant structure for floating body memory on bulk wafer
A method for making floating body memory cells from a bulk substrate. A thin silicon germanium and overlying silicon layers are formed on the bulk substrate....
Multi-chip assembly with optically coupled die
Disclosed are embodiments of a multi-chip assembly including optically coupled die. The multi-chip assembly may include two opposing substrates, and a number of...
Isolated Germanium nanowire on Silicon fin
The present invention describes a method of and an apparatus for providing a wafer, the wafer including Silicon; etching trenches in the wafer to form Silicon...
Buffer layers for device isolation of devices grown on silicon
Various embodiments provide a buffer layer that is grown over a silicon substrate that provides desirable device isolation for devices formed relative to III-V...
Semiconductor buffer architecture for III-V devices on silicon substrates
A composite buffer architecture for forming a III-V device layer on a silicon substrate and the method of manufacture is described. Embodiments of the present...
Organometallic precursors for seed/barrier processes and methods thereof
Organometallic precursors and methods for deposition on a substrate in seed/barrier applications are herein disclosed. In some embodiments, the organometallic...
In-situ formation of conductive filling material in through-silicon via
The formation of electronic assemblies including a die having through vias is described. In one embodiment, a method includes providing Si die including a first...
Epitaxial silicon germanium for reduced contact resistance in field-effect
A method for selectively relieving channel stress for n-channel transistors with recessed, epitaxial SiGe source and drain regions is described. This increases...
Method of stiffening coreless package substrate
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method of stiffening a semiconductor coreless package substrate to improve rigidity and resistance against...
Low stress pellicle frames and reticle pellicle assemblies
Low stress reticle pellicle assemblies. In accordance with certain embodiments of the present invention, a pellicle frame of reduced stiffness is employed to...
Fabricating structures in micro-fluidic channels based on hydrodynamic
Forming a structure attached to a micro-fluidic channel based on hydrodynamic focusing is disclosed. In one aspect, a polymerizable fluid and a focusing fluid...
System and device for monitoring and assisting human gross motor skills
A system includes a lift chair having sensors embedded therein to determine various factors such as the amount of pressure exerted in various portions of the...
Ultra-low noise MEMS piezoelectric accelerometers
Sensing structures are provided which are designed using non-conventional designs. These sensing structures have improved sensitivity and noise floor at low...
Programmable event driven yield mechanism which may activate service
Method, apparatus, and system for a programmable event driven yield mechanism that may activate other threads. The yield mechanism may allow triggering of a...