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Probe storage with doped diamond-like carbon medium and current limiter
According to embodiments of the present invention, a probe storage medium includes a conductive layer as an electrode and a metal, metalloid, and/or non-metal...
Microelectronic device including bridging interconnect to top conductive
layer of passive embedded structure...
A microelectronic device, a method of fabricating the device, and a system including the device. The device includes: a substrate including a polymer build-up...
Collision detection of concave bodies using art gallery problem and cube
A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first polygon, receiving a second polygon, determining a first distance corresponding to a distance from a...
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...
Power switches having positive-channel high dielectric constant insulated
gate field effect transistors
Power switch units for microelectronic devices are disclosed. In one aspect, a microelectronic device may include a functional circuit, and a power switch unit...
Hierarchical control for an integrated voltage regulator
A hierarchical control for an integrated voltage regulator may include a voltage regulator circuit with a plurality of parallel voltage cells, with each of the...
Pixelated modulation of illumination pupil image
The present invention describes a method of conditioning radiation upstream from a reticle including: pixelating the radiation, the pixelating involving...
Insitu formation of inverse floating gate poly structures
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a method of making an inverse-t shaped floating gate in a non-volatile memory cell or the like is disclosed.
Via including multiple electrical paths
A method for forming an plurality of paths on a substrate includes drilling an opening for a via to a depth to expose a first pad and a second pad, lining the...
Lateral undercut of metal gate in SOI device
Embodiments of the invention provide a device with a metal gate, a high-k gate dielectric layer, source/drain extensions a distance beneath the metal gate, and...
Method, apparatus and system for transparent unification of virtual
A method, apparatus and system for transparently unifying virtual machines ("VMs") is disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention enables a user to...
Methods and apparatus to provide a handheld pointer-based user interface
Methods and apparatus to provide a handheld pointer-based user interface are described herein. An example apparatus includes a wireless pointer component and one...
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for using the same memory type to
support an error check mode and a non-error...
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, methods, and apparatuses for using the same memory type in an error check mode and a non-error...
Mitigating silent data corruption in a buffered memory module architecture
Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to systems, apparatuses, and methods for mitigating silent data corruption in a fully-buffered memory module...
Common test logic for multiple operation modes
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a processor having a plurality of logical units to perform operations on data. Each unit may include a multiple...
Low power display refresh
An application processor coupled to a Static Random Access Memory (SRAM) interfaces with a graphics accelerator. A Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) stores...
Enabling idle states for a component associated with an interconnect
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an information packet in a first port from an interconnect while an agent associated...
Method and apparatus for a computing system having an active sleep mode
CPU that uses the cache of a normal...
A method is described that involves storing active sleep mode software instructions to be executed by a low end central processing unit into an on chip cache of...
Seamless data migration
Provided are techniques for migrating data. Contents are sealed to one or more registers. In response to determining that secure backup is enabled, platform...
Cache coherent switch device
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a switch device to be coupled between a first semiconductor component and a processor node by interconnects of...
Apparatus to maximize buffer utilization in an I/O controller
An apparatus and method for maximizing buffer utilization in an I/O controller using credit management logic contained within the I/O controller. The credit...
Method and apparatus for acquiring internet real-time media channels in a
An apparatus and method for acquiring Internet real-time media channels in a private network. The method includes receiving a service advertisement from a media...
Method and system for managing quality of service in a network
According to embodiments, the present invention comprises a method and system for managing support of quality of service requirements for various clients of a...
Estimating the location of a network client using a media access control
Embodiments of the present invention may be provided as a computer program product that may include a machine-readable medium having stored thereon instructions,...
Method, system, and apparatus for dynamic reconfiguration of resources
A dynamic reconfiguration to include on-line addition, deletion, and replacement of individual modules of to support dynamic partitioning of a system,...
Deriving and using data access control information to determine whether to
permit derivations of data elements
Provided are a method, system, and program for deriving and using data access control information to determine whether to permit requested derivations of data...
High speed digital waveform identification using higher order statistical
In some embodiments an apparatus includes a higher order statistical signal processor to process a jittered digital signal, a diagonal line average unit to...
Apparatus and methods for coexistence of collocated wireless local area
network and bluetooth.RTM. based on...
In some embodiments of the invention, an 802.11-enabled device may fragment an 802.11 packet into smaller packets and transmit the smaller packets instead of the...
Hybrid optical burst switching with fixed time slot architecture
A system and method for a cell switching optical network. A block of data is buffered at an edge node and sliced into data slices. Slice headers are pre-appended...
Evanescent III-V silicon photonics device with spin coat bonding
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a hybrid photonics device comprises a silicon portion having one or more features formed therein, a...
Methodology for network port security
A system has a local area network, and software to automatically evaluate a network layer address, a lower layer address, a network port identifier, and/or a...
Method and apparatus for preventing starvation in a slotted-ring network
A method and apparatus for preventing starvation in a slotted-ring network. Embodiments may include a ring interconnect to transmit bits, with one of the bits...
Dynamic beaconing in wireless mesh networks
A method, apparatus and system for communicating in a wireless mesh network may relate to a mesh point observing beacon transmissions of one or more neighboring...
Methods are disclosed for forming a network (1) of nodes (A-H) from a plurality of nodes (A-H) and a plurality of potential transmission links (2) between...
Dynamic selection of communication links in a mixed network
Dynamic selection of communication links in a mixed network having wired and wireless links. An access point is coupled between at least two stations, with the...
Congestion control in a network
A source node receives related frames of data to be transmitted from the source node to a destination node and places the frames in a queue. The queue is...
Passive device structure
A method including forming a ceramic material directly on a sheet of a first conductive material; forming a second conductive material on the ceramic material;...
Antenna system for notebook computer and method for communicating in
multiple wireless systems
Embodiments of an antenna system for notebook, laptop and portable computers and methods for communicating in multiple wireless systems are generally described...
Radio frequency identification tags capable of embedding receiver signal
An embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus, comprising an RF ID tag capable of reporting receiver signal strength indication, wherein the...
Configurable multiphase coupled magnetic structure
In some embodiments, a configurable multiphase coupled magnetic structure may include a four-sided pot core defining an interior space, one or more cylindrical...
Buffer coating having a physical mixture of high toughness polymer and a
low shrinkage polymer
Embodiments of buffer coatings for semiconductor and integrated circuit manufacturing are presented herein, wherein the buffer coating is provided by...
Semiconductor device having self-aligned epitaxial source and drain
A method of forming a transistor with self-aligned source and drain extensions in close proximity to a gate dielectric layer of the transistor comprises forming...
Semiconductor device power interconnect striping
A method and an apparatus for improving the delivery and filtering of power to a semiconductor device is disclosed by organizing out interconnects (pins, balls,...
Methods for etching devices used in lithography
Methods for etching devices used for lithography. In one aspect, a method includes etching, in a single etch, a first region and a second region on a substrate....
Slurry for chemical mechanical polishing of aluminum
Described herein are embodiments of a slurry used for the chemical mechanical polishing a substrate that includes aluminum or an aluminum alloy features having a...
Method for parallel processing of events within multiple event contexts
maintaining ordered mutual exclusion
Techniques for parallel processing of events within multiple event contexts include dynamically binding an event context to an execution context in response to...
Fair scalable reader-writer mutual exclusion
Implementing fair scalable reader writer mutual exclusion for access to a critical section by a plurality of processing threads in a processing system is...
Relieving data marshalling overhead
Data may be marshalled from a managed runtime environment to an unmanaged environment by using a compiler to calculate argument offsets and generate marshalling...
Generating executable code based on code performance data
A compiler transforms source code into intermediate code and provides the intermediate code to a profiler. The profiler executes the intermediate code. The...
Verification using simultaneous and inductive SAT algorithms
A simultaneous satisfiability algorithm, or SSAT, allows simultaneous checks to be made efficiently for a number of literals, x.sub.1, . . . ,x.sub.n whether...