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Nitrated metalloporphyrins as catalysts for alkane oxidation
Compositions of matter comprising nitro-substituted metal complexes of porphyrins are catalysts for the oxidation of alkanes. The metal is iron, chromium,...
Method and apparatus for selecting and executing defaults in a window
based display system
An apparatus and method is disclosed which has application for use in computer controlled display systems, and in particular, display systems having object...
Dimerization and/or dehydrogenation of alkanes
Barium peroxide oxidizer, together with a transition metal from Group I, III, IV, V, VII or VIII or compound thereof is used as stoichiometric reagent in the...
Photoconductive compositions useful in the fabrication of digital, laser-imaged offset printing plates. The compositions comprise a mixture of (a) an...
Auxiliary artificial heart of the embedded-in-body type
An auxiliary artificial heart embedded in the human body. The auxiliary artificial heart has an apex cordis area ring and a body. The apex cordis area ring is...
Method and apparatus for aligning a restored parent environment to its
child environments with minimal data loss
A method and apparatus for aligning a restored parent environment to its child environments with minimal data loss is disclosed. The method and apparatus achieve...
Digital computer interface for simulating and transferring CD-I data
including buffers and a control unit for...
The present invention provides for at least two levels of buffering in compensating for the delays from and out of the Unix workstation, thus achieving the...
Hardware implementation for providing raster offsets in a graphics
subsystem with windowing
An apparatus for implementing, in hardware, circuitry for adding a raster offset to screen coordinates in a graphics display subsystem for the purpose of...
Method and apparatus for minimizing the visual degradation of digital
A method and apparatus for minimizing the visual degradation of a typeface wherein the need for the manual input of skilled technicians is eliminated and the...
Water soluble antifoggant for powder developer solutions
Solid anti-fogging agents such as 5-nitroindazole which are otherwise poorly soluble in water are converted to readily water soluble compositions that are solids...
Single in-line memory module
A full width single in-line memory module (SIMM) for dynamic random access memory (DRAM) memory expansions is disclosed. A printed circuit board having a...
Combined housing for a computer display, a portable processing unit, and
an input and output interface module
Cooling multi-chip modules using embedded heat pipes
An apparatus is disclosed for cooling a multi-chip module using embedded heat pipes. Semiconductor chips are disposed into the multi-chip module through cavities...
Shellac/polyalkyleneglycol monomethacrylate graft copolymers
Novel graft copolymers of shellac and a polyalkyleneglycol monomethacrylate are prepared. These graft copolymers are useful in preparing water-based ...
Method and apparatus for the reduction of memory space required for a
digital halftone system
In the image generation method and apparatus of the present invention, an image generation apparatus is provided in which a digital halftone cell of threshold...
Method and apparatus for increasing the speed of memory access in a
virtual memory system having fast page mode
In the memory access unit of the present invention, the memory request logic is centralized in the memory management unit (MMU). The MMU instructs the MCU, which...
Method and apparatus for providing total and partial store ordering for
a memory in multi-processor system
An improved memory model and implementation is disclosed. The memory model includes a Total Store Ordering (TSO) and Partial Store Ordering (PSO) memory model to...
Bus architecture for integrated data and video memory
A bus architecture and protocol for integrated data and video memory. A high speed dedicated memory bus is coupled to a memory controller. The memory controller...
Method and apparatus for vector aligned dithering
A method and apparatus for dithering vectors in which the dither matrix is aligned to the vector and not to the display coordinate space. The dither matrix is...
Distillation of hydrocarbons
Where side stream distillate strippers are used in the distillation of hydrocarbons, the required size of the distillation column and the amount of stripping gas...
Vertically pivotal security gate
A security gate system including a supporting structure and a gate mounted on the supporting structure for pivotal movement about a generally horizontal pivot...
Secure monitor housing
Input/output cache with mapped pages allocated for caching direct
(virtual) memory access input/output data...
An I/O cache is provided to a computer system comprising a main memory and a number of DVMA/DMA I/O devices for caching I/O data between the main memory and the...
Multiple bus architecture for flexible communication among processor
modules and memory subsystems and...
A multiple bus architecture for flexible communication between processors, memory subsystems, and specialized subsystems over multiple high performance...
Method and apparatus for optimizing complex arithmetic units for trivial
When an arithmetic operation is to be performed, the operands are concurrently sent to the arithmetic unit to perform the complex arithmetic operation and into...
Golf club head and method of forming same
A golf club head has a main body portion formed by an investment casting of material such as stainless steel, beryllium copper, titanium, and aluminum. The face...
Computer isolating device
The present invention discloses an isolating device comprising an isolator designed to reciprocatively support the housing of a computer by means of an insert...
Secure monitor housing
Method and apparatus for deriving object type and obtaining object type
In a computer system where applications and data manipulated by the applications are implemented in an object oriented manner, an object type and its deriving...
System for storing a history of sampled pointer signals when a pointer
interrupt routine is interrupted by a...
In a computer system, an arrangement for storing condition signals indicative of the position of a pointing device and the condition of a button thereof,...
Method and apparatus for the dynamic tessellation of curved surfaces
A method and apparatus for determining a uniform step size with respect to pre-transformation derivative bounds for tessellation of a graphic primitive wherein...
Result cache for complex arithmetic units
Individual multi-cycle statements or complex arithmetic units such as dividers, multipliers and adders are replaced with a fast, single-cycle cache lookup. This...
High speed electrical signal interconnect structure
An improved high speed, high density Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) electrical signal interconnect structure which has particular application to computer...
Modular circuit board placement system
A modular circuit board placement system is disclosed that provides for flexible placement of daughterboards, for minimal bus signal path lengths between...
Dual height card retainer
An easy to engage and disengage dual height card retainer that facilitates removal of daughterboards is disclosed. Daughterboards have a two-tier staggered...
Synchronizer apparatus for system having at least two clock domains
The present invention, a synchronizer, utlizes a plurality of clocking signals generated by a specialized clocking circuit, in conjunction with synchronizer...
Golf club head and method of forming same
A golf club head comprising a main body portion formed by a steel casting; a face plate formed of forged steel, and having a periphery, a ball striking front...
Method for automatically transitioning from V86 mode to protected mode
in a computer system using an Intel...
A method for transitioning an Intel processor from virtual 8086 (V86) mode to protected mode operation which detects when a virtual V86 processor attempts to...
Method and apparatus for supporting a dual bit length protocol for data
An improved high speed bus and protocol are disclosed that are capable of transferring data in multiple modes. The bus is particularly useful in computer systems...
Metal phthalocyanine oxidation catalysts
As a new composition of matter, alkali metal or ammonium or tetraalkylammonium diazidoperfluorophthalocyanatoferrate. Method of oxidizing alkanes by contact with...
Integral heat pipe, heat exchanger, and clamping plate
An integral heat pipe, heat exchanger, and clamping plate. A base plate functioning as an evaporator has disposed in it a multiplicity of intersecting parallel...
Method and apparatus for adaptive Phong shading
An adaptive shading method is utilized to generate shaded images in real time. The technique to shade the image is determined according to the curvature of the...
Method and apparatus for the prevention of race conditions during
dynamic chaining operations
In the system of the present invention, the limitations imposed by the physical limitations of the DMA controller are overcome by storing the channel control...
Peripheral disk drive housing
Method for the hierarchical comparison of schematics and layouts of
The present invention takes advantage of the hierarchical nature of the design to perform a hierarchical comparison on as many blocks and sub-blocks which can be...
Method and system for transferring materials
A method and system for transferring a flowable material from a container to a receiver through a flexible tubing which communicates with an opening defined in...
Combined radio and speakers