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Method for canceling partial line fetch for cache when new data is
requested during current fetch and...
When a processor (102) issues a request for an address (502), a determination is made as to whether or not the address is contained within a buffer (103) or...
Method and apparatus for mitigating data congestion in an integrated
voice/data radio communications system
A method and apparatus for mitigating data congestion in a radio communication system makes use of a data controller that provides a data buffer for storing data...
Method and apparatus for controlling link quality in a wireless
A control facility (130) within a wireless communication system receives, from a communication unit (120) (CU), a power measurement (306) of a signal (150)...
Method and apparatus for registering mobile user groups
A multiple subscriber unit (MSU) (600) is co-located with a mobile vehicle (110) and is coupled to multiple communication units (620) which can be used by MSU...
Process for forming a semiconductor device with an antireflective layer
Antireflective layers (54, 86, and 109) have been developed that have discrete portions (541, 542, 861, 862, 863, 1091, and 1092). The discrete portions (541,...
Semiconductor component and method of fabrication
A semiconductor component includes a leadframe (10), an electronic component (21) mounted over the leadframe (10), a packaging material (23) around the...
Data processing system having an input/output coprocessor with a
separate visibility bus
A data processing system includes a central processing unit (CPU) (20), a peripheral bus (32), and an input/output (I/O) coprocessor (38). The CPU (20) and the...
Apparatus and method for smart host bus adapter for personal computer
A system is shown to improve data transfer between computers and PC Cards, which have a Host Bus Adapter (HBA). Previous HBA designs are limited in routing...
Interferometric optical chemical sensor
An optical sensor (100) that measures gas concentration (121) includes a light input port (103), and a light output port (111). A reference waveguide (105) and a...
Method and system for hierarchical key access and recovery
A key management system includes a hierarchy (10) of independent key arbitration centers (KAC) for providing access to a user's session keys through key...
Method and system for testing subscriber circuits and wiring in a cable
A line interface circuit (120) receives an audio signal from a signal generator (132). A reflected signal is produced at the output port (216) of a SLIC (210)....
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser with phase shift mask
A vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) with an integrated phase shift mask for use in an optical pickup head for high density optical storage...
Apparatus for and method of checking the validity of directory numbers
in a device for interfacing...
An apparatus for and method of checking the validity of one or more directory numbers in a device for interfacing communications equipment to a digital telephone...
Method and apparatus for adaptively balancing communication traffic in a
radio communication system to control...
Traffic in a radio communication system (FIG. 1) is adaptively balanced (300) to control congestion. A congestion model is maintained (302) with congestion...
Synchronous memory interface
A synchronous memory interface feeds back a buffered (34) clock signal to a microcontroller (20) to simplify and improve output hold time for the memory (38). An...
MRAM cell requiring low switching field
A low switching field multi-state, multi-layer magnetic memory cell including two layers of magnetic material stacked in parallel, overlying relationship and...
Method and apparatus for generating a stereoscopic image
To generate a stereoscopic image of an object (41), two light beams (151, 161) unparallel to each other are used to back light a portion (43) of the object (41)....
Method and system for digital beam forming
A digital beam forming system includes an array of computing units (60-76) for weighting incoming signals and a plurality of summing processors (80-84) for...
Multiplexed driver system requiring a reduced number of amplifier
A method (701-717) and apparatus for providing a driver system requiring a reduced number of amplifier circuits. Load driving circuitry (205) is configured to...
Method and output buffer with programmable bias to accommodate multiple
Output buffer (100) translates input signals from one voltage range to a second voltage range. The second voltage range may be identical to the first range or...
Circuit for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuit (700) provides robust protection to an input/output driver circuit (10). The discharge path is provided by a bipolar...
Mnemonic system for indicating battery charge
Described is a system for indicating the state of charge of a battery comprising a safety cover with an opening and a battery which can be placed in the safety...
Insulated gate bipolar transistor with reduced electric fields
AN IGBT including a collector positioned on one surface of a substrate and a doped structure having a buried region therein positioned on the other surface of...
Lateral gate vertical drift region transistor
A lateral gate, vertical drift region transistor including a drain positioned on one surface of a substrate and a doped structure having a buried region therein...
Hybrid energy storage system
An energy storage system (10) including a first energy storage device (12), such as a secondary or rechargeable battery, and a second energy storage device (14),...
Method and apparatus for affixing components to a substrate when a
manufacturing line ceases operation
An apparatus (400) enclosing a portion of a substrate (401) is used for affixing at least one component to a corresponding circuit of the substrate when a...
System and method for estimating tailpipe a emissions in a vehicle
A system and method estimates tailpipe emissions by sensing (703) a catalyzed gas stream (506) and providing a total-combustible gas signal (511) dependent...
Process for polishing a semiconductor device substrate
A polishing pad (34) with a poromeric structure polishes two dissimilar materials (56, 58). By using a relatively softer pad. and conditioning, relatively...
Heat dissipation apparatus and method
A heat dissipation apparatus (51) has a lid (12) and an optimized fin arrangement (16) located in a cavity (57) of a base (11). Semiconductor chips (41, 42, 43,...
Front section of a portable radio
Housing for a wireless fixed access unit
Method of detecting low compression pressure responsive to crankshaft
acceleration measurement and apparatus...
A method of detecting low compression pressure by interpreting acceleration of an engine crankshaft (201) is detailed. In a preferred embodiment, the method...
Vehicular repeater system and method therefor
In a communication environment (140) having multiple vehicular repeater systems (110, 120) operating according to a priority scheme designating primary...
Integrated inductor and capacitor on a substrate and method for
An integrated inductor-capacitor (L-C) structure can be formed on a semiconducting substrate (10) by depositing a metal layer in a pattern that contains an...
Method of recovering symbols of a digitally modulated radio signal
A method of recovering a finite duration of N symbols of a digitally-modulated signal, wherein a received signal is sampled at a period T.sub.1, generating a...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser for high power operation and
method of fabrication
A VCSEL for high power operation and method of fabrication including a substrate element, a heat dissipation layer disposed on the substrate element, a first...
Fast call setup in a CDMA dispatch system
A quality dispatch service on a CDMA based wireless system. To achieve spectral efficiency and fast access for follow-up calls, in response to a request by a...
Unbalanced antenna system
An antenna system (20) provides low radio frequency interference (RFI) using an unbalanced antenna (21) comprised of three eighths wavelength whip antenna...
Sensor devices having a movable structure
A sensor (11) has a movable plate (16) that moves in response to an external acceleration. The movable plate (16) has a finger (17) that is capacitively coupled...
Bottom housing for a foldable portable telephone
Method, device and system for using statistical information to reduce
computation and memory requirements of a...
A method (400), device and system (300) provide, in response to linguistic information, efficient generation of a parametric representation of speech using a...
Method for transferring a communication link in a wireless communication
A wireless communication system, including a first fixed communication unit and a second fixed communication unit, a mobile communication unit responsive to the...
Method and system for processing a multiple-register instruction that
permit multiple data words to be written...
A processor and method of processing a multiple-register instruction are described. The processor includes execution circuitry and a set of registers, which are...
Multi-channel transmitter having an adaptive antenna array
A multi-channel transmitter (200) in accordance with the present invention overcomes the disadvantages of applying adaptive antenna array technology to...
Method and end station with improved user reponse time in a mobile
A method and apparatus of improving user response time during cellular hand-offs and radio frequency changes in a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol...
Method for designing an architectural system
A computer implemented architectural design method for designing an integrated circuit. An algorithmic description of the behavior of the integrated circuit is...