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Methods for laser scribing wafers
A method for singulating dies from a wafer includes laser scribing a continuous line on each side of the die, and laser ablating an area adjacent the laser...
Methods for uniform metal impregnation into a nanoporous material
The methods, systems 400 and apparatus disclosed herein concern metal 150 impregnated porous substrates 110, 210. Certain embodiments of the invention concern...
Modular capillary pumped loop cooling system
A modular capillary pump loop (CPL) cooling system and associated components. The modular CPL cooling system transfers heat from high-power circuit components,...
Statement shifting to increase parallelism of loops
A method for statement shifting to increase the parallelism of loops includes constructing a data dependence graph (DDG) to represent dependences between...
Techniques to transmit network protocol units
Logic may issue a request to transmit a network protocol unit and instruct a network component to determine an integrity validation value over one or more...
Strategy to verify asynchronous links across chips
Various embodiments of the invention provide a frequency shifter to vary the frequency of data transmitted over time, such as to increase and decrease the...
Performance monitoring based dynamic voltage and frequency scaling
Voltage and frequency scaling techniques that are based upon monitored data are provided. The techniques may be used to better manage the power and energy...
Content guard system for copy protection of recordable media
A system and method for enabling broadcast programs to be copied once only by consumer recorders includes writing a unique media identification on each blank...
Launching a secure kernel in a multiprocessor system
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes verifying an initiating logical processor of a system; validating a trusted agent with the...
Updating firmware securely over a network
A method according to one embodiment may include: receiving a first encrypted signal at a server of a computing network, the first encrypted signal comprising...
Technique to perform memory reference filtering
A technique to filter regions of memory. More particularly, at least one embodiment of the invention relates to a technique to detect and filter accesses or...
A cache architecture to increase communication throughput and reduce stalls due to coherence protocol dependencies. More particularly, embodiments of the...
Management of data redundancy based on power availability in mobile
Disclosed herein are methods that may be implemented in a mobile computer system. An exemplary method may include initiating a split of a storage volume of the...
Processor selection for an interrupt identifying a processor cluster
In some embodiments, an apparatus includes processor selection logic to receive logical destination identification numbers that are associated with interrupts...
Method and system for low latency audio-visual transport
A method and apparatus for low latency transport of signals. In some embodiments a method may include providing a buffer controller between two consecutive...
Apparatus and method for high performance volatile disk drive memory
access using an integrated DMA engine
A method and apparatus for high performance volatile disk drive (VDD) memory access using an integrated direct memory access (DMA) engine. In one embodiment, the...
Communicating message request transaction types between agents in a
computer system using multiple message groups
A general input/output communication port implements a communication stack that includes a physical layer, a data link layer and a transaction layer. The...
Method and system for assigning client requests to a server
A method and system are disclosed. The method includes receiving a first request from a user at a dispatcher that corresponds to a first transaction. The method...
Automatic tuning of communication protocol performance
A method or device may optimize applications on a parallel computing system. Environment variables data may be used as well as a test kernel of an application to...
Method and apparatus for removable device modification of system
A method and apparatus for updating the system configuration settings of a computer system. Embodiments include a remote system configuration system that enables...
Method and apparatus to perform modulation using integer timing
relationships between intra symbol modulation...
A method and apparatus to improve modulation efficiency for chip to chip interconnects. Modulation objects that are integer multiples of a fundamental time unit...
Semi-blind analog beamforming for multiple-antenna systems
Complex antennas weights for use in beamforming in a multiple-antenna system are determined based upon clear channel assessment (CCA) information in a wireless...
Methods and apparatus to control transmission of a multicarrier wireless
communication channel through multiple...
Methods and apparatus to control transmission of a multicarrier wireless communication channel through multiple antennas is generally described.
Link and lane level packetization scheme of encoding in serial links
A novel encoding scheme is disclosed, enabling the physical layer to identify packet boundaries by looking at a few selected bits while improving the error...
Efficient sort scheme for a hierarchical scheduler
Scheduling of packets is performed by a scheduler based on departure times. If wrap up of departure times is possible, departure times are transposed based on a...
Constrained dynamic path selection among multiple communication interfaces
Method and apparatus are disclosed for constrained dynamic path selection among multiple available communication interfaces. In some embodiments selection logic...
Method and apparatus to perform network medium reservation in a wireless
Techniques and structures are provided to support a short-NAV type wireless medium reservation scheme in a network that utilizes adaptive modulation techniques....
Central frequency modification without communication disruption
Methods for modifying a central frequency of a channel following a change in channel width between wireless devices are disclosed. The station desiring a channel...
Flexible architecture for wireless communication networks
The present disclosure provides a system and method for providing a flexible architecture for attaching computing devices to wireless networks.
Platform-based method and apparatus for containing worms using
A processing unit analyzes network traffic using a multi-timescale heuristic having multiple traffic windows. Each traffic window has a respective threshold...
VCC control inside data register of memory device
A memory device including current-limiting circuitry coupled to a first inverter inside a data register is provided. The current-limiting circuitry controls a...
Enabling multiple instruction stream/multiple data stream extensions on
Embodiments described herein disclose a system for enabling emulation of a MIMD ISA extension which supports user-level sequencer management and control, and a...
Apparatus and systems, as well as methods and articles, may operate to permit the exposure of a display electrically coupled to a television tuner and a computer...
Operation and control of wireless appliance networks
A wireless network that may include one or more access points, one or more wireless controllers and one or more appliances. The one or more access points...
Barrier formation and structure to use in semiconductor devices
Embodiments of barriers to use in semiconductor devices are presented herein.
Transistors with high-k dielectric spacer liner to mitigate lateral oxide
Embodiments of the invention generally relate to transistors with high-k dielectric spacer liner to mitigate lateral oxide encroachment. In this regard a...
Dual salicide integration for salicide through trench contacts and
structures formed thereby
Methods and associated structures of forming a microelectronic device are described. Those methods may include forming an NMOS silicide on an NMOS source/drain...
Method of forming a silicide layer on a thinned silicon wafer, and related
A semiconducting structure includes a thinned silicon substrate (110), a silicide layer (120) over the thinned silicon substrate, a metal layer (130) over the...
Three dimensional strained quantum wells and three dimensional strained
surface channels by Ge confinement method
The present disclosure describes a method and apparatus for implementing a 3D (three dimensional) strained high mobility quantum well structure, and a 3D...
One transistor/one capacitor dynamic random access memory (1T/1C DRAM)
In general, in one aspect, a method includes forming a semiconductor fin. A first insulating layer is formed adjacent to the semiconductor fin. A second...
Methods of forming a multilayer capping film to minimize differential
heating in anneal processes
Methods and associated structures of forming a microelectronic device are described. Those methods may include implanting the source/drain region, forming a...
High-volume on-wafer heterogeneous packaging of optical interconnects
An optical connector module complete with optoelectronic devices, supporting integrated circuitry, and connector housing may be fabricated on a wafer level. A...
Nozzle array configuration to facilitate deflux process improvement in
chip attach process
Systems and methods for treating workpieces are described. One embodiment relates to a deflux system including at least one array of nozzles, the nozzles adapted...
Land grid array (LGA) socket loading mechanism for mobile platforms
Techniques for a land grid array (LGA) socket loading mechanism for mobile platforms are described. An apparatus includes a LGA socket mounted to a printed...
Apparatus and method for thermal management of a memory device
A system and method for thermal management of a memory device is described. In an embodiment, one or more thermal sensors sends a signal to a thermal control...
Method and apparatus for a printed circuit board using laser assisted
metallization and patterning of a substrate
A printed circuit is made by laser projection patterning a metal panel of a substrate, laminating a dielectric layer on the metal panel, laser irradiating the...
Multimedia transmitter, multimedia receiver, multimedia transmission
system, and method for securely...
Embodiments of multimedia transmitters, receivers and methods for communicating multimedia content in a wireless network are generally described herein. Other...
Method, apparatus and system for improving security in a virtual machine
A method, apparatus and system for improving security on a virtual machines host is described. A shared file system on the host may include annotations usable by...
Management of watchpoints in debuggers
Provided are a method, system, and article of manufacture, wherein a first application requests an operating system to monitor a memory address, and wherein the...
Method and apparatus for OS independent platform recovery
A system, apparatus, and method to capture recovery information of a host device, independent of the operating system of the host device, are described herein....