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Post-silicon bias-generator control for a differential phase locked loop
A technique for adjusting a bias-generator in a phase locked loop after fabrication of the phase locked loop is provided. The technique involves use of an...
Holder for a musical instrument reed
A holder for a single musical instrument reed provides the proper pressures upon a reed being held therein, to assure that a moist reed will dry properly without...
Modular storage method and apparatus for use with software applications
A method and system is provided that processes the content of a document separately from information used to describe the structure of the content in the...
Interpreting functions utilizing a hybrid of virtual and native machine
Systems and methods for increasing the execution speed of virtual machine instructions for a function are provided. A portion of the virtual machine instructions...
Mechanism for managing an object cache
An improved mechanism for managing an object cache is disclosed. An object cache manager receives a request for an object resident in an object cache. A...
Method and apparatus for connecting single master devices to a multimaster
wired-and bus environment
A "firewall" apparatus is placed between a single bus master device and a multimaster I.sup.2 C bus system. The firewall apparatus transforms all multimaster bus...
Method and system for delivering data from a server object to a client
object using a non-proprietary data...
The present invention is method and system capable of delivering video across the Internet using the hypertext transfer protocol. Client objects periodically...
Method and apparatus for parallel trunking of interfaces to increase
A method and apparatus for interconnecting a first device and a second device in a network. The first device and the second device are connected to a plurality...
Object-relational mapping for tables without primary keys
Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide an improved object-relational mapping tool used to maintain information in relational database...
Adaptive retransmission for error control in computer networks
Protocols that provide more efficient operation in dynamic and heterogeneous networking environments are defined. The protocols present a range of levels of...
Mechanism for providing intuitive scrolling feedback
An intuitive scrolling feedback mechanism is provided to enable novice and infrequent computer users to understand and to utilize the scrolling functionality...
Synchronous serial display monitor control and communications bus interface
A monitor interface cable for transmitting display data and command data between a computer system and a display monitor preferably including a microcontroller....
Accessory for hair dryer
Universal shielded disk drive bracket
Multi-processor system bridge with controlled access
A bridge for a multi-processor system includes bus interfaces for connection to an I/O bus of a first processing set, an I/O bus of a second processing set and a...
Real time synchronization in multi-threaded computer systems
Methods and apparatus for implementing priority inversion avoidance protocols and deterministic locking where an API is used to select objects in a...
Method for distributing packets to server nodes using network client
affinity and packet distribution table
A scalable cluster system that provides scalable services for client applications is provided with client affinity. The scalable services are transparent to the...
Windowing scheme for analyzing noise from multiple sources
Method and apparatus for detecting and analyzing effects of noise in a digital circuit that arises from a coupling of signals produced by switching of a first...
System and method for location based traffic reporting
The illustrated embodiment of the present invention provides an efficient means of obtaining traffic information selectively tailored to a motor vehicle's...
Two-stage memory cell
A memory cell is provided to store a speculative data value until either a later speculative data value is generated or until the stored speculative data is...
Water-cooled system and method for cooling electronic components
A water-cooled system and method for cooling electronic components. The system includes a surface. At least one electronic component is coupled to the surface,...
Maintaining cooling efficiency during air mover failure
A method and apparatus may be employed for maintaining cooling efficiency during air mover failure. An electrical enclosure may include a heat-generating thermal...
Device including a resistive path to introduce an equivalent RC circuit
Structures for providing devices that include resistive paths specifically designed to provide a predetermined resistance between the bulk material of the device...
Method of integrating a heat spreader and a semiconductor, and package
A method of integrating a heat spreader into a semiconductor package includes depositing an adhesion metal layer on the back of a wafer at low temperature. A...
Fuel processor apparatus and control system
A fuel processor apparatus comprising a catalytic tubular reactor is heated using an infrared radiant burner to provide the endothermic heat of reaction needed...
Face panel for a CPCI board
Parallelism and crosstalk check on a printed circuit board (PCB)
A method is provided, the method comprising associating each net of traces in a list of nets of the traces on a routed PCB with a parallelism index value and...
Technique for correcting single-bit errors in caches with sub-block parity
A data block includes a plurality of sub-blocks. Each sub-block includes a sub-block check bit that may be used to detect the presence of a bit error within the...
Method of file system recovery logging
A recovery logging method wherein when a node in a computer network becomes unavailable, file systems which require verification and are locked are logged in a...
Efficient caching of routing information for unicast and multicast
A routing engine for a node controller of a switch or for a router provides enhanced routing for unicast and multicast connections by representing preferred...
In accordance with methods and systems consistent with the present invention, a number of improved network topologies are provided that have been selected to...
High air flow inlet bezel
The disclosed device is directed towards an air inlet bezel. The air inlet bezel comprises a body and a system air inlet grill contiguous with the body. A power...
Efficiently rendering line segments on a computer display
A method for rendering a line segment extending in the positive-x direction and positive-y direction on a computer display given a starting point and an ending...
Bitcode sequence coding of frequently occurring values
A method for significantly decreasing the number of times prior art coding schemes, such as variable length coding, are implemented in the course of ...
Acrylated maleic-modified rosin esters and methods of preparing same
A two-step method for introducing acrylic functions into high molecular weight natural resins, under mild conditions, without the risk of gellation, wherein an...
Method for introducing an equivalent RC circuit in a MOS device using
A method for providing low power MOS devices that include resistive paths specifically designed to provide a specified resistance between the bulk material of...
Active temperature gradient reducer
An apparatus and method for actively reducing the temperature gradient of a substrate. The substrate is placed in thermal contact with a heat dissipation...
Computer program language subset validation
Language subset validation includes validating multiple program modules that comprise a program. The program modules include multiple bytecodes defined for a...
Abstracting netlist to manage routing information
A method of designing an integrated circuit, by generating a first netlist for a first router design tool, abstracting the first netlist to mask selected old...
Method and system for providing a heuristic approach for testing cell
Method and system for testing building blocks or cells stored in cell libraries used in digital design including generating a test design configuration of rows...
Apparatus and method for identifying a digital device based on the device's
uniform device descriptor file that...
A method executed by one or more digital devices operating in a networked environment includes the step of storing a network address for each digital device of a...
Method and apparatus for storing short-lived objects in a virtual machine
One embodiment of the mechanism provides a system for storing short-lived objects defined within an object-oriented programming system. These short-lived objects...
Method and apparatus for encoding license parameters within a license
number for authentication purposes
A system that generates a license number based upon license parameters so that the license number can be authenticated by establishing that the license number...
Multiplexer select line exclusivity check method and apparatus
Disclosed herein is a system and method for determining whether multiplexers select lines within a circuit are exclusive of one another. The disclosed invention...
Bypassing topological restrictions with tunnels
Data units are tunneled through topological restrictions that reside in a path between a first network device and a second network device. For example, a remote...
Datapath control circuit with adjustable delay elements
A control circuit for a FIFO datapath is described. The control circuit consists of a chain of Muller C-elements with adjustable delay elements placed between...
Disclosed is a deodorizer composition comprising magnesium and calcium phosphate compounds, capable of effectively removing various malodorous components from...
Hinge mechanism for outdoor lighting assembly
A hinge mechanism for a lighting assembly has a base with a slot, a shuttle guide extending from edges of the slot, a shuttle coupled with the base and capable...