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Graphics system having a super-sampled sample buffer and having single
sample per pixel support
A computer graphics system that utilizes a super-sampled sample buffer and a sample-to-pixel calculation unit for refreshing the display. The graphics system may...
Using a push/pull buffer to improve delay locked loop performance
A delay locked loop that uses a differential push/pull buffer is provided. The differential push/pull buffer of the DLL is used to create a buffered output that...
System for facilitating alignment of silicon die
In accordance with the present invention, a method is described which facilitates heat transfer from a silicon die after the silicon die is bonded to a...
Method to reduce leakage during a semi-conductor burn-in procedure
A method for reducing sub-threshold leakage during the burn-in procedure for a semi-conductor is disclosed. The method includes applying a back-bias voltage to...
Method and apparatus for replacing a filter
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for replacing a filter. The apparatus includes a receptacle adapted to receive a filter that is capable of...
Displayer panel for network systems
Avoiding gather and scatter when calling Fortran 77 code from Fortran 90
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, a system that automatically generates Fortran 90 interfaces to Fortran 77 code is...
Circuit synthesis time budgeting based upon wireload information
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for synthesizing a circuit that allocates propagation delay between modules in the circuit based upon...
Double precision floating point multiplier having a 32-bit booth-encoded
A double-precision multiplier for use in the floating point pipeline of a processor has an array multiplier and a carry-save partial-product accumulator. Double...
High performance address decode technique for arrays
An address decoder having pre-decode logic circuitry positioned in between ends of final decode logic circuitry is provided. Such an address decoder yields less...
Computer bus rack having an increased density of card slots
A computer bus rack includes at least one circuit board. The circuit board has an increased density of add-on card slots, with the at least one circuit board...
Multiple supply voltage dynamic logic
A dynamic circuit capable of operating in a normal power consumption mode and at least one reduced power consumption mode is provided. The dynamic circuit is...
Clock power reduction technique using multi-level voltage input clock
A technique for reducing the power consumed by a clock driver circuit involves selecting between a first power supply path and a second power supply path in...
Phase change gravure inks and methods of printing with same
A hot melt ink composition containing a an alkylene distearate which improves the color strength of the ink and is formed as a reaction product of a C.sub.4...
Full duplex flow control for Ethernet networks
CSMA/CD is used to implement flow control in a full-duplex Ethernet network in a lossless fashion. Uniquely identifiable flow control transmit on/off ...
System and method of placing components for minimizing wire congestion and
wire length in performing a function
A system and method is provided of placing components on a chip for performing a function in order to minimize wire length and wire congestion. In a preferred...
Method and apparatus for rendering stolen computing devices inoperable
The present invention requires a computing device to interact with an authorized host computer on a fairly regular basis in order to maintain operability. In one...
Method and apparatus for dispatch table construction
Apparatus, and computer program products are disclosed for constructing dispatch tables. In one embodiment of the present invention, the decision to allocate a...
Method and apparatus for providing secure communication with a relay in a
Methods and systems of the present invention include providing a connection between a first computer and a second computer by receiving, at a third computer,...
Mechanism and apparatus for using messages to look up documents stored in
spaces in a distributed computing...
A system and method for searching for documents within spaces in a distributed computing environment are provided. A client sends a lookup message to a space...
Circuit board with low profile switch assembly
A circuit board assembly that includes a circuit board and a bracket. The bracket has a first flange, a second flange, and a third flange. The first flange and...
Frequency multiplier design
A frequency multiplier design that uses a flip-flop to output (1) a first edge on an output clock signal upon receipt of a first transition of an input clock...
Method of producing fine coated tungsten carbide particles
Geldhart class C tungsten carbide particles are provided with a discontinuous coating of grain growth inhibitor. Further, the fine tungsten carbide coatings are...
Pilot operated pressure valve
A pilot operated pressure valve which limits the rate of start-up pressure rise ("soft start-up") and substantially eliminates excessive system pressure spikes....
Oil pan structure and oil pan separator
The oil pan structure of the present invention comprises an oil pan separator 3, disposed within an oil pan 2, for separating a main chamber provided with a...
Air conditioning system with low compression load
The object of this invention is to provide an air conditioning system with low compression load. This air conditioning system consists of an expansion unit for...
Decoupling capacitor assignment technique with respect to leakage power
A decoupling capacitor assignment technique that increases decoupling capacitance without violating a leakage power constraint of an integrated circuit is...
Integrated circuit having distributed control and status registers and
associated signal routing means
An integrated circuit is presented having a plurality of logic modules dispersed about a surface of a semiconductor substrate. Each logic module includes a set...
Computer system providing low skew clock signals to a synchronous memory
A computer system is described including a processor for executing instructions, a memory module for storing instructions and data, and a memory controller...
Virtual machine with securely distributed bytecode verification
A system for executing a software application comprising a plurality of hardware independent bytecodes is provided comprising a computing system that generates...
Method and apparatus for generation and installation of distributed objects
on a distributed object system
A method and apparatus for installing distributed objects on a distributed object system is described. In one aspect the distributed objects include wrapper...
Process monitoring in a computer system
The health of a process is monitored in a computer system by a process monitor. The monitored process (a configuration management system daemon (CMSD)) is not a...
Card retention mechanism
A card retention mechanism securely holds a card within a slot on a circuit board. The retention mechanism may include a carrier and a retainer. The carrier...
System and method for efficient layout of a display table
A system and method for efficient layout of a display table. Given a description of a table, such as a markup language description, the table description may be...
Method and apparatus for colormapping
A method for displaying color values in a plurality of images on a display screen in a computer graphics system, wherein the images correspond to a plurality of...
Reducing voltage variation in a phase locked loop
A method for reducing voltage variation in the power supply system of a phase locked loop has been developed. The method includes powering up a phase locked loop...
Method for clock control of half-rail differential logic
Clocked half-rail differential logic circuits are activated by a delayed clock. According to the invention, when clocked half-rail differential logic circuits of...
Multi-material heat spreader
In an embodiment, an apparatus for enhancing a thermal match between portions of a semiconductor device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a die and a heat...
Field replaceable packaged refrigeration heat sink module for cooling
A field and/or customer replaceable packaged refrigeration heat sink module is suitable for use in standard electronic component environments. The field...
Cable management system for electronic devices such as flat panel monitors
A system for managing cables is disclosed herein. A preferred aspect of the system comprises a flat panel monitor having a front surface, a rear surface, a left...
Decorative sexual sculpture
JavaBean activation framework-common desktop environment bridge
One or more embodiments of the invention provide Common Desktop Environment (CDE) applications with the ability to utilize JavaBeans components and applications...
Method and system for automating design rule check error correction in a
In a computer-aided design environment, a technique for automating design rule check error corrections in a CAD environment contemplates the use of an automation...
Adaptive throttling for fiber channel disks
According to the invention, systems, apparatus and methods are disclosed for throttling commands to a storage device is disclosed. This method comprises sending...
Method and apparatus for executing distributed objects over a network
A method and apparatus for developing, distributing, and executing workers (e.g., objects) of an application in a client computer and over a network of computers...
System using interface class in client computer to resolve references and
retrieve delayed class applet from server
A method and system is provided for delaying the loading of classes that are unnecessary the start-up of an applet when a server sends an applet to a client....
Mechanism for replicating and maintaining files in a spaced-efficient
A mechanism for replicating and maintaining files in a space-efficient manner is disclosed. In one embodiment, a current file is replicated by associating the...
Content screening with end-to-end encryption
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that performs content screening on a message that is protected by end-to-end encryption. The system...
Component level, CPU-testable, multi-chip package using grid arrays
A method for performing electrical acceptance tests on a sub-system including a test substrate, a microprocessor and one or more associated computer components,...