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Reset gate for a phase detector in a phase-locked loop
A high reliability phase-locked loop (PLL) is disclosed having a hyperactivity detection and correction circuit (HDC) to oversee the oscillator and the phase and...
Sheet perforating apparatus
Disclosed herein is a sheet perforating apparatus comprising a sheet transfer mechanism; a perforating section for boring at least one filing hole in a sheet...
Asynchronous pipelined data processing system
An asynchronous form of pipeline processor has a storage capability for partially processed data. When the processor is empty, it functions as a combinatorial...
Method for apparatus for implementing a class hierarchy of objects in a
hierarchical file system
A method and apparatus for implementing a class hierarchy of objects in a hierarchical file system is disclosed, which does not require the support of additional...
Method and apparatus for feeding sheets
Paperboard sheets are fed by a feeder including driven wheels which engage the lowermost sheet of a stack and drive it through the nip rolls of a box-finishing...
Stacking heatpipe for three dimensional electronic packaging
Heatpipe elements having a thin flat, rectangular geometry are contstructed according to known heatpipe techniques. An electronic circuit module incorporating...
Upper fixing member for a golf cart
An improved golf cart mainly comprises a pair of grips, a grip-supporting-rod, a fixing seat for grip supporting rod, an upper-fixing-member for golf bag, a...
Method and apparatus for improved current window cache with switchable
address IN, OUT, and local cache registers
A processor which has a plurality of windowed registers. Each of the windowed registers comprise IN, OUT and LOCAL window registers. The IN registers of each...
Method and apparatus for current window cache with switchable address
and out cache registers
A processor having a plurality of windowed registers comprising IN, OUT and local window registers, where the IN registers of each window are addressable as the...
Method and apparatus for deriving instantaneous reciprocals of the
homogenous coordinate w for use in defining...
An adaptive forward differencing apparatus, wherein, when rendering curves, calculated x, y values are increased or decreased in order to create values which...
Method and apparatus for implementing adaptive forward differencing
using integer arithmetic
A method and apparatus for implementing adaptive forward differencing technique in integer arithmetic resulting in an increase in precision while minimizing the...
Computer support stand
Method and apparatus for sequencing composite operations of pixels
A pixel buffer separate from the frame buffer is provided to store selected pixel information, including XYZ values, sub-pixel coverage, and a color value for a...
Method of deriving a primary clock from secondary signals in a
distributorless ignition system
An interface for coupling an engine analyzer to an engine having a distributorless ignition system includes a pair of pickup clamps for coupling signals from...
Abrasion resistant printing inks
Printing inks comprising a pigment and an aqueous or non-aqueous solvent (or a mixture of such solvents) have reduced abrasiveness towards printing surfaces...
Method and apparatus for the dithering of antialiased vectors
In the method and apparatus of the present invention, dithered images are composited with separately rendered undithered images. The dithered image is first...
Immobilization of incinerator ash toxic elements in an environmentally
safe soil cement composition and method...
A composition, suitable for use as a base in the construction of roads, parking lots, and other areas, is formulated from an ash aggregate comprising municipal...
Method for expediting the rendering of figures in a move-draw language
A method of implementing a move-draw format to control the operation of a graphics accelerator of a computer system which includes the steps of providing a...
Electrostatic discharge plate for an electrical connector
A connector that has a housing which contains a plurality of electrical contacts. The housing has a first face adapted to allow the electrical contacts to be...
Method and apparatus for system bus testability through loopback
A workstation or server having a central processing unit (CPU) and a standard system bus interface and loopback control logic. The I/O subsystem is tested...
Risc processing unit which selectively isolates register windows by
indicating usage of adjacent register...
An integer processing unit for a reduced instruction set computer having a plurality of registers arranged in groups referred to as register windows, each window...
Graphics accelerator system
A graphics accelerator interface apparatus for receiving information to be displayed by a computer and the address of such information. Storing the addresses of...
Low rub printing ink
A printing ink composition having a high degree of rub-off resistance comprising (a) a dispersion of a pigment in a vehicle containing a C.sub.7 -C.sub.40 oil...
Press dampening system
A dampening system has a pan for containing dampening fluid, and transfer and metering rollers for bringing dampening fluid up out of the pan. A transition...
User extensible testing system
A user extensible, automated testing system comprises a plurality of modules, each of which is user extensible. The journal module provides the ability to record...
Method and apparatus for displaying context sensitive help information
on a display
A central processing unit (CPU) is coupled to a display for displaying graphic and other data. The CPU is further coupled to a cursor control device which...
Apparatus and method for using a test window in a graphics subsystem
which incorporates hardware to perform...
An apparatus and method for using a test window to improve the efficiency of clipping and inter-coordinate images which are to be displayed by a graphic display...
Methods and apparatus for reducing electromagnetic interference emission
from a cathode ray tube video display...
Video signals for each primary color are delayed in time relative to every other primary color video signals. When displayed on a cathode ray tube ("CRT")...
Method and apparatus for displaying context sensitive help information
on a display
A central processing unit (CPU) is provided and is coupled to a display for displaying graphic and other data. The CPU is further coupled to a pointer control...
Discrete parallel path modulation multiplexer
A discrete parallel path modulation multiplexer for use in generating a composite baseband signal from separate left and right input signals. The composite...
Removable peripheral module for an electronic peripheral
Apparatus for plating electrical or electronic components, comprises a plating chamber (2) for receiving electrolyte through which a current is to be passed via...
Method for replacing tape automated bonding components on a printed
New standard industrial grade solder is first applied to leads of a tape automated bonding (TAB) component of a printed circuit board (PCB) to be replaced, which...
Fixed point method of video display scaling
A method of scaling data between memories of different horizontal sizes by calculating an increment expressed as an integer and a fraction relating the...
Circuitry for rounding in a floating point multiplier
A rounding circuit for a binary tree floating point multiplier including apparatus for providing the upper bits of a mantissa presuming that no carry-in has...
Multiple roll impregnator
A six-roll impregnator applies resin to only one side of a fabric. The resin is then pressed through the fabric, after which a pair of rolls squeezes excess...
Poly (alkylene oxide) substituted acetoacetanilides
Poly (alkylene oxide) substituted acetoacetanilides of the formula: ##STR1## wherein B comprises a divalent bridging moiety selected from the group ...
Pneumatic spray gun
A pneumatic spray gun (10) having a mixing assembly (14) including a resin valve (18) and a catalyst valve (20) formed by valve passages (44,46) formed in a...
Method for loading an operating system through a network
The method allows for the loading of operating systems between computers over a network, thereby drastically decreasing the amount of time required to download...
Apparatus and method for loading coordinate registers for use with a
graphics subsystem utilizing an index register
Apparatus and method for using an index register which cycles modulo 4 for loading registers which contain coordinates of four vertices of quadrilateral objects,...
Method and apparatus for arranging access of VRAM to provide accelerated
writing of vertical lines to an output...
An arrangement for writing to and reading from the random access ports of a multibank frame buffer so that individual pixels to be presented in a vertical line...
Apparatus and method for licensing software on a network of computers
The present invention provides to the software application the verification and license check out functions which are normally performed by a license server of a...
Method and apparatus for optimizing selected raster operations
Circuitry for performing high speed operations on certain Boolean raster operations in a workstation whose functions include the display of graphics images using...
Heat dissipating outdoor lamp holder
An outdoor lamp holder comprises a housing and a removable, heat conductive component mounting tray. The housing has at least one heat conductive wall and an...
Page-tagging translation look-aside buffer for a computer memory system
A caching memory system including a translation look-aside buffer having a preselected number of lines of memory, each of said lines including storage for a...
Portable fluorescent lighting system
A portable fluorescent lighting system comprises an extremely lightweight corrugated plastic panel made into five subpanels by removing two flutes of the...
Catalytic oxidation of alkanes
Process is provided for oxidation of organic compounds in which a reaction zone is provided, containing an open space and a bed of solid granular catalyst, an...
Vacuum attachment for electronic flux nozzle
A cylindrical body is provided over an ultrasonic flux nozzle. The cylindrical body contains a cavity inside generating a vacuum when the flux nozzle in in...