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Primer composition and curable composition
A curable composition comprising a polymerizable monomer having an acidic group in its molecule and an initiator. The composition has a viscosity in the range of...
Frame buffer system designed for windowing operations
A frame buffer designed to be coupled to a data bus and to an output display in a computer system, the frame buffer including an array of memory cells for...
Multiple phase shifted clocks generation using a minimal set of signals
from a PLL
An inventive apparatus for generating a plurality of phase-shifted clocks on an IC, including a PLL disposed at a first location for generating a reference clock...
Logic signal validity verification apparatus
A logic signal validity verifier for use in determining the validity of the logic states of a group of logic signals includes an inactive signal fault monitor...
Thin film chip capacitor for electrical noise reduction in integrated
An integrated circuit chip and flat capacitor assembly are connected with short bonding wires to reduce electrical noise. A flat chip capacitor is coupled to the...
Graphical user interface for interactive television with an animated
A graphical user interface for displaying and selecting video programs, such as video on demand, includes a video on demand server coupled to a communication...
High speed differential to single ended sense amplifier
A differential to single ended sense amplifier utilizes a minimum number of stages to convert a differential input signal received from complementary bit lines...
Greenhouse curtain system
A novel greenhouse curtain system has a plurality of movable curtains oriented vertically one above the other to form a flexible wall. Each curtain is supported...
A solenoid operated directional valve including a main section having a reciprocally mounted main fluid controlling valving member moveable between three...
Portable PCMCIA interface for a host computer
A portable PCMCIA interface for a host computer having a system bus. In one embodiment, the host computer is a SPARC based computer having an SBus and running...
Method and apparatus for NTSC display of full range animation
Full-motion animation video is displayed in a computer system through use of sprite objects. The sprite objects define the images on the output display, and the...
Full-speed microprocessor testing employing boundary scan
A method is disclosed for loading a compiled test program into a microprocessor's internal caches and then controlling the execution of that program. Initially,...
Floating-point processor for a high performance three dimensional
A floating-point processor implements specialized graphics micro instructions. The specialized graphics micro instructions include a swap micro instruction which...
Multiple-input OR-gate employing a sense amplifier
The multiple-input OR-gate includes a set of pull down transistors connected in parallel to a common signal line. A pair of first and second inverters are...
Method and structure for reducing noise in output buffer circuits
A method and structure for controlling ground bounce and power supply noise during switching is provided in which a plurality of pull-up and/or pull-down...
Hydrocarbon isomerization using solid superacid catalysts comprising
An isomerization process is provided which process utilizes a sulfated solid catalyst comprising (1) oxide or hydroxide of Group III or Group IV element, e.g....
Apparatus and method for interrupt handling in a multi-threaded
operating system kernel
The disclosed invention is a method and apparatus for use in handling interrupts in a data processing system where the kernel is preemptible, has real-time...
Method and apparatus for implementing self-organization in a wireless
local area network
A method and apparatus for implementing self-organization in a wireless local area network ("LAN"). Each LAN is divided into a plurality of cells. Each cell is...
Computer microphone powered by internal battery or computer hardware
A computer microphone with a dual power source capability is disclosed. This dual power source capability allows the microphone to receive power from an internal...
Fault tolerant disk drive system with error detection and correction
A fault tolerant, magnetic disk drive array with error detection and correction. The present invention performs vertical parity checks and one or two additional...
Method and apparatus for interconnect testing without speed degradation
A method and apparatus is disclosed for advantageously implementing a full boundary scan test of input and bi-directional paths of an integrated circuit. The...
High speed method and apparatus for generating animation by means of a
three-region frame buffer and associated...
A method and apparatus for quickly copying a first frame region into a second frame region. A video memory array comprising a plurality of video random access...
Inorganic chip-to-package interconnection circuit
An inorganic chip-to-package interconnection circuit is described. The circuit has a set of electrical conductors that are held together by a set of insulating...
Waterless presensitized plate comprising four layers
A camera speed lithographic plate precursor composition is used for the preparation of waterless, imaged printing plates. The plates comprise a solid substrate...
High speed circuit with CMOS and bipolar logic stages
An integrated circuit includes a bipolar logic stage and a CMOS logic stage. The bipolar logic stage includes a common emitter line positioned along a central...
Synchronizer circuit and method for reducing the occurrence of
metastability conditions in digital systems
A digital system including a synchronizer circuit which significantly reduces the occurrence of metastability conditions during data transfer between a first...
Oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons with active carbon catalyst
Oxidative dehydrogenation of alkanes and alkylaromatic hydrocarbons is achieved by contact with an active carbon catalyst. In various aspects of the invention,...
Method and apparatus for grouping multiple instructions, issuing grouped
instructions simultaneously, and...
In a pipelined processor, an instruction queue and an instruction control unit is provided to group and issue m instructions simultaneously per clock cycle for...
Method and apparatus for bus bandwidth management
A computer system includes bus bandwidth management for operation of a high-speed bus. The high-speed bus is coupled to a plurality of modules. A plurality of...
Method and apparatus for providing fast multi-color storage in a frame
A frame buffer for accelerating the display of graphics data on an output display device which frame buffer includes a pair of color value registers each of...
Method and apparatus for high density sixteen and thirty-two megabyte
single in-line memory module
The invention provides a method and apparatus for a memory device interface between a memory device and a CPU as well as the dimensions of the memory device. An...
Method and apparatus for assembly of a multi-disk pack unit
An apparatus and method are disclosed for minimizing the space required for a disk drive housing by mounting a disk drive unit in an enclosure of minimum size,...
Method and apparatus for clocking variable pixel frequencies and pixel
depths in a memory display interface
A method and apparatus for synchronizing pixel data flow within a memory display interface (MDI) to enable variable pixel depths, and to support display devices...
Substituted dipyrromethanes and their preparation
New chemical compounds, bis(pyrrol-2-yl)halocarbylmethanes, also known as meso-halocarbyl dipyrromethanes, are made by recting pyrrole in either of two reaction...
Method and apparatus for providing accurate T(on) and T(off) times for
the output of a memory array
A frame buffer including an array of memory cells, circuitry for accessing the memory cells to derive selected pixel data, and output circuitry for providing...
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Broadcast demap for deallocating memory pages in a multiprocessor system
A method and apparatus for removing a page table entry from a plurality of translation lookaside buffers ("TLBs") in a multiprocessor computer system. The...
Method and apparatus for providing a high through put cache tag
A cache tag controller for a cache tag memory for receiving multiple consecutive cache tag modify operations through a system bus to update cache tags in the...
Single ended dynamic sense amplifier
A single-ended sense amplifier circuit for sensing the state of a bitline in a read-only memory. The sense amplifier includes an output circuit having an input...
Naphtha upgrading using solid superacid catalysts comprising platinum
A naphtha upgrading process is provided which process utilizes a sulfated solid catalyst comprising (1) oxide or hydroxide of Group III or Group IV element, e.g....
Hydrocracking using solid superacid catalysts comprising platinum metal
A hydrocracking process is provided which process utilizes a sulfated solid catalyst comprising (1) oxide or hydroxide of Group III or Group IV element, e.g....
Concurrent simulation of host system at instruction level and
input/output system at logic level with two-way...
A method and apparatus is provided for integrating a logic level simulation with an instruction level simulation for more accurate and faster system level...
Solid superacid alkylation catalyst compositions and alkylation method
using the same
Isoparaffins and olefins are alkylated by contact with a solid superacid such as sulfated zirconia optionally containing added metals, and containing added...
Alkylation process using solid superacid catalyst liquid phase
Isoparaffins and olefins are alkylated in the liquid phase by contact with a solid superacid such as sulfated zirconia containing heteropolyacids or ...
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Dehydrogenation processes using catalysts comprising catalytic metal on
a nonacidic support
Organic compounds are dehydrogenated by contact with a catalyst prepared by oxidizing and then sulfiding a composition comprising Group VIIIA (first or second...
Reactions catalyzed by haloporphyrins
The invention provides novel methods for the oxidation of hydrocarbons with oxygen-containing gas to form hydroxy-group containing compounds and for the...
Protecting cot packaged ICs during wave solder operations
A method and apparatus is disclosed for protecting a solder pad for a chip on tape packaged integrated circuit mounted on a surface of a printed circuit board...