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Circuit for post-silicon control of delay locked loop charge pump current
A charge pump design that facilitates post-fabrication control of delay locked loop charge pump current is provided. The charge pump includes an adjustment...
Post-silicon control of phase locked loop charge pump current
A post-silicon technique for adjusting a current of a charge pump in a phase locked loop is provided. The technique involves use of an adjustment circuit...
Back-biased MOS device
A plurality of p-wells and n-wells are formed in a front side of a bulk material, and a plurality of n layers and p layers are alternately formed within the bulk...
Buffer apparatus of electrical nailing gun
A buffer apparatus of a nailing gun, which controls the air flow in and out a chamber of a main body of the nailing gun, reduces the vibration of the nailing gun...
A electro-desorption compression system according to the present invention comprises an enclosure which includes first and second spaced-apart electrical...
Apparatus for on-line circuit debug using JTAG and shadow scan in a
A series of secondary or "shadow" storage elements are employed that duplicate, or "shadow", the information in a circuit's core logic primary storage elements....
Fast forwarding slave requests in a packet-switched computer system by
transmitting request to slave in advance...
A method and apparatus for packet-switched flow control of transaction requests in uniprocessor and multiprocessor computer systems that maximizes system...
Instruction dependency scoreboard with a hierarchical structure
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that selects instructions to be executed in a computer system that supports out-of-order execution of...
Internet server authentication client
A computer network has a subnetwork of computers including a server, a first authentication server, a firewall, and network interconnect. This subnetwork is...
System and method for ensuring delivery of a single communication between
A system and method are provided for ensuring delivery of a communication from one computer system or node to another. A first node includes an object handler,...
Measuring skew using on-chip sampling
A method and apparatus to determine skew of an on-chip signal without physical probing of the on-chip signal on the chip is provided. The method and apparatus...
Disc drive cage
A component cage for detachable mounting an ancillary component such as a hard disc drive in a housing for an electronic circuit is described. The cage has...
Protective shielding assembly for electric facilities
A protective shielding device includes a circuit board having a notch and one or more holes formed in one side, and a shielding member engaged onto the circuit...
Method and apparatus for removing heat from an electronic device
The electronic device with a system for enhancing the cooling of components located therein is provided. The device includes a housing with a fan positioned...
Computer system and enclosure thereof
An enclosure includes a base having an interior portion defined by a first side panel and a second side panel and a frame joined to the first side panel and the...
Splitting grouped writes to different memory blocks
A memory array management unit suitable for use in a computer graphics system is described. The unit is especially designed to facilitate the storage of tiles of...
Method for clocking charge recycling differential logic
Clocked charge recycling differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock. According to the invention, when clocked charge recycling differential...
USB keyboard having blue tooth device
A keyboard assembly includes an interface facility having a USB plug for coupling to computer facility and an interface switching device coupled to the USB plug....
Rack mountable systems
A rack mountable system unit includes a housing having first and second sides. First and second elongate plastics slides are secured to respective sides of the...
Insulation system for a refrigerator/freezer unit
The present invention teaches systems and methods for improving the thermal efficiency of an existing refrigeration system having a heat exchanger comprising: an...
Retrieving information from a broadcast signal
A broadcast video signal is captured on user command and processed to identify network addresses contain therein. Network addresses are stored together with...
Boundary scan cell architecture with complete set of operational modes for
high performance integrated circuits
An electrical circuit includes a flip-flop, a first multiplexer, a second flip-flop, a third flip-flop, and output storage element including a second multiplexer...
Technique for optimizing decoupling capacitance subject to leakage power
A technique for optimizing decoupling capacitance on an integrated circuit while meeting leakage power constraints of the integrated circuit is provided. The...
Emulation of persistent group reservations
Method for emulating persistent group reservations on non persistent group reservation-compliant devices, apparatus to perform the method, and computer-readable...
Distributed filtering and monitoring system for a computer internetwork
A system efficiently distributes processing-intensive loads among a plurality of intermediate stations in a computer internetwork. The intermediate stations...
High-performance memory module
A high-performance memory module. The memory module is designed for a computer system with a wide data path. The memory module is implemented using a small...
System and method for reducing the footprint of preloaded classes
A method and system that reduces the space allocated for internal data structures by a runtime engine. The internal data structures store member information for...
Load-balanced anycasting and routing in a network
A method for determining the cost of routing data is described herein, where a communication cost for routing data from a current node to a successor node over a...
Method and apparatus for distributing load in a computer environment
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for distributing load in a multiple server computer environment. In one embodiment, a group manager process...
Parallel join operation to support space and time dimensional program
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports space and time dimensional program execution by performing a parallel join operation to...
Method and apparatus for performing a mask-driven interval division
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for performing a division operation between arithmetic intervals within a computer system. The system...
Method and apparatus for representing arithmetic intervals within a
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for representing intervals within a computer system to facilitate efficient and sharp arithmetic...
Independent log containment hierarchy
Method and system for configuring a network computer to distinguish between a first address path for a first logging module and a second address path for a...
Marginable clock-derived reference voltage method and apparatus
A method for receiving data from a sending system in a receiving system includes receiving a pair of differential clock signals from the sending system,...
Use of beacon message in a network for classifying and discarding messages
A method and apparatus for identifying a data message that is eligible for discard. A beacon node periodically transmits a beacon message to a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for serial coolant flow control
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for serial coolant flow control. In one embodiment of the present invention, two or more sets of angled...
Region based optimizations using data dependence graphs
Region based optimization may be accomplished by creating dependence graphs for each block and then incrementally computing a single dependence graph for the...
Method and system for providing a netlist driven integrated router in a
non-netlist driven environment
Method and system for providing a netlist driven integrated router in a non-netlist driven environment for microprocessor designs includes retrieving top level...
Method and apparatus for improving critical path analysis using gate delay
Disclosed are novel methods and apparatus for efficiently providing critical path analysis of a design. In an embodiment, an apparatus disclosed can assist in...
System and method of operating a dynamic flip-flop in power down mode with
A dynamic flip-flop includes a first input latch coupled to receive a data input signal and a second input latch coupled to receive the complement of the data...
Methods and apparatus for permitting transactions across firewalls
Methods and apparatus for enabling document access across a firewall are disclosed. A method of accessing a document across a firewall includes obtaining a...
Skewed finite hashing function
A portion of the global memory of a multiprocessing computer system is allocated to each node, called local memory space. Data from a remote node may be copied...
Method and apparatus for adaptably providing data to a network environment
A method and apparatus for adaptably providing data to a virtual desktop system is described. The computational service provider is configured to prepare and...
System and method for facilitating dynamic loading of stub information to
enable a program operating in one...
A stub retrieval and loading subsystem is disclosed for use in connection with a remote method invocation system. The stub retrieval and loading subsystem...
Method and apparatus for computing parallel leading zero count with offset
A method and apparatus for computing leading zero count with offset (LZCO) using a parallel nibble calculation scheme. The invention receives as its input a...
Optimized system and method for parallel leading one/zero anticipation
An optimized system and method for a parallel leading zero anticipation which ascertains "end of run" patterns in parallel. A string representing the operands of...
Method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders
A method and apparatus for providing plug-in media decoders. Embodiments provide a "plug-in" decoder architecture that allows software decoders to be...