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Balanced flow cooling
There is described a modular electronic circuit wherein a series of electronics modules are penetrated by a passageway having an air-permeable wall, and cooling...
Roller pair for a roller testing stand
In a roller pair for a roller testing stand with two, commonly driven, rollers the distance of one of them which with respect to the other being adjustable, such...
A method and apparatus for interpreting and executing a program may include accessing a program in memory, parsing the program, generating an intermediate...
System domain targeted, configurable interconnection
A method and apparatus for reconfiguring a computing system on a system domain-by-system domain basis are disclosed. In one aspect of the present invention, the...
System and method for synchronizing access to shared resources
Resources may be shared between multiple controllers configured to access those resources by associating a portion of a semaphore shared memory region with each...
Computer storage systems
A system for providing a copy of data at a point in time, has: a data storage device including a master store arranged to store blocks of data, at least one...
System and method for dynamically disabling resubmission of HTTP requests
A system for dynamically disabling the resubmission of HTTP requests. In one embodiment, the present invention is a method for selectively disabling resubmission...
Client-specified display services in a distributed computing environment
Various embodiments of a mechanism for a client to specify a display service to be used by a service for displaying data for the client in a distributed...
Measuring the exact memory requirement of an application through intensive
use of garbage collector
Method and apparatus are disclosed for the intensive use of garbage collection in order to determine the exact amount of memory that is consumed by a running...
Method and system for automated web reports
The present invention provides a method and system for viewing reports on a network. One embodiment of the present invention employs a temporary database for...
Automatic selection of unique node identifiers in a distributed routing
To ensure uniqueness of a router identifier in routing protocol messages (RPMs), a router determines whether an identifier ID.sub.R in received RPMs is the same...
Process variation compensated high voltage decoupling capacitor biasing
circuit with no DC current
Disclosed is a high voltage decoupling capacitor-biasing circuit with no dc current. In one embodiment, the circuit includes a power supply node, a ground node,...
Current crowding reduction technique using selective current injection
A technique for reducing current crowding on a bump using selective current injection is provided. The technique allows a bump to more uniformly inject current...
Plasma-arc spray anode and gun body
The invention recites a plasma-arc spray gun comprising a cathode and an anode defining a longitudinal axis. The anode further includes an external surface and...
Self-cooled electronic equipment enclosure with failure tolerant cooling
system and method of operation
A sealed electronic equipment enclosure with a dedicated cooling system is fitted with movable louvers in the enclosure walls. During normal operation, air...
Sorber structure for electro-desorption compressor
A sorber for an electro-desorption compressor comprises a first plate which includes a first outer surface and a first inner surface generally parallel to the...
Remote device access over a network
The present invention provides a method for devices to be remotely accessed over a network. A remote device drive is coupled to a bus device driver at a network...
Mechanism for evaluating requests prior to disposition in a multi-threaded
A mechanism is provided for enabling a request to be evaluated prior to the request being disposed. Particularly, an evaluation function is associated with a...
Method and apparatus for automatically producing efficient code for
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that automatically computes a derivative of a numerical expression within a digital computer system....
Correction of spacing violations between pure fill via areas in a
multi-wide object class design layout
In a Pure Fill Via Area (PFVA) extraction design flow, the extracted PFVAs may violate the minimum via spacing rule with the existing vias and may also violate...
Power modeling methodology for a pipelined processor
A method for modeling the power behavior of a pipelined processor has been developed. The method uses a power model integrated into a cycle accurate simulator....
Circuit reduction technique for improving clock net analysis performance
A method for reducing a transistor circuit netlist for clock network timing verification is provided. Further, a simulation tool that reduces a transistor...
Opcode to turn around a bi-directional bus
A system for managing the control of a bi-directional data bus between a master unit and a slave unit. The master couples to the slave through a request opcode...
Method and apparatus for computing roots of a polynomial equation with
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for finding the roots of a polynomial or a quadratic equation with interval coefficients. The system...
Method and apparatus of performing active update notification
A method and apparatus of performing active update notification. Components of an application are able to specify interest in a data object or set of data...
Expansion card cage stabilizer
An expansion enclosure allows additional expansion cards to be used with a computer system. The enclosure exhibits a small footprint (e.g., one rack unit, or...
Recovering added precision from L-bit samples by dithering the samples
prior to an averaging computation
A dithering system comprising a dithering unit, a storage medium, and an averaging unit. The dithering unit is configured to receive a set of data values, to add...
Process monitor based keeper scheme for dynamic circuits
An invention is disclosed for a process monitor based keeper scheme for dynamic circuits. A semiconductor die having a process monitor based keeper scheme of the...
Multipoint plane measurement probe and methods of characterization and
manufacturing using same
The present application describes a method and an apparatus for characterizing a conductive plane using multipoint measurement. In an embodiment of the present...
Printed circuit board employing lossy power distribution network to reduce
power plane resonances
An interconnecting apparatus employing a lossy power distribution network to reduce power plane resonances. In one embodiment, a printed circuit board includes a...
Integrated temperature sensor
An apparatus and method are provided for sensing a physical stimulus of an integrated circuit. The apparatus and method allow for accurate die temperature...
Thermal control apparatus for electronic systems
A thermal control apparatus using heat pipes. The thermal control apparatus includes a heat pipe having a hollow interior at least partially filled with a...
Method and apparatus for implementing deployment descriptors in an
Methods and apparatus for implementing deployment descriptors which are used to deploy modules in an enterprise environment are disclosed. According to one...
Methods and apparatus for use in aiding stack unwinding
In a compiler, a method of generating assembly code for stack unwinding is disclosed. One or more source code lines are obtained. Assembly code for the one or...
Patching technique for correction of minimum area and jog design rule
Automated patching techniques to correct certain rule violations are used, simplifying and automating the design layout of an electronic circuit, whether...
Correction of width violations of dummy geometries
Automated techniques to correct certain rule violations with respect to non-design geometries are used, simplifying and automating the design layout of an...
Focus traversal mechanism for graphical user interface widgets
Selectively determining a particular graphical user interface widget to receive focus based upon user-entered directional information. When a user enters...
Method and apparatus for providing multiple-version support for highly
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that supports multiple versions of highly available objects. A highly available object is a primary...
Single sign-on framework with trust-level mapping to authentication
A security architecture has been developed in which a single sign-on is provided for multiple information resources. Rather than specifying a single...
Processing architecture having an array bounds check capability
According to the invention, a method for processing data related to an array of elements is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for processing data related to...
Shared memory multiprocessor memory model verification system and method
A system and method for verifying a memory consistency model for a shared memory multiprocessor computer systems generates random instructions to run on the...
Method and apparatus for efficiently implementing a last-in first-out
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that implements a last-in first-out buffer. The system includes a plurality of cells arranged in a...
System and method for hot swapping daughtercards in high availability
A system and method for hot swapping daughtercards in high availability computer systems. In one embodiment, a high availability computer system includes a...
Optimistic transaction compiler
A method for updating Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) classes is provided. Each EJB class is managed by an application server which maintains a database of active EJB...
Method and system for storing field replaceable unit operational history
A method for tracking repair histories includes providing a field replaceable unit having a memory device. Operational history data is collected during the...
Method and system for selecting training materials
A system and method for selecting training materials is provided. In an aspect of the invention, a system is provided that includes a skill requirements database...
Method and apparatus for desirable network components
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for desirable network components. One embodiment selects connection components for use in network...
On-chip PLL locked frequency determination method and system
The locked frequency of a PLL is used to latch a test signal through various latching devices (flip-flops or the like). Various different delays are selectively...
Electrical connector for conveying signals between two circuit boards
An electrical connector for conveying signals between two circuit boards includes a first connector portion including a first array of board contacts for...
Writing pen that calculates body mass index
A writing instrument that includes tables and operational elements for calculating the Body Mass Index (BMI) of a person. In general, the BMI of a person is...