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Mario Garza, Keith K Chao: Comparing aerial image to SEM of photoresist or substrate pattern for masking process characterization. LSI Logic Corporation, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 20, 2000: US06078738 (90 worldwide citation)

A method of simulating a masking process in which a process simulator is used to produce an aerial image. The simulator is configured to receive input information. The input information includes a digital representation of a patterned mask and a data set. Each element of the data set corresponds to ...


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Glenn A Dearth, Paul M Whittemore: Synchronization mechanism for distributed hardware simulation. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, September 12, 2000: US06117181 (87 worldwide citation)

The synchronization state of each of a number of concurrently executing tests which interacts with a particular circuit simulation of one or more circuit simulations which collective simulate a circuit is represented and controlled by a respective local synchronization thread ("LST") of a hub throug ...


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Mario Garza, Keith K Chao: Comparing aerial image to actual photoresist pattern for masking process characterization. LSI Logic Corporation, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 27, 2000: US06081659 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of simulating a masking process in which a process simulator is used to produce an aerial image. The simulator is configured to receive input information. The input information includes a digital representation of a patterned mask and a data set. Each element of the data set corresponds to ...


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Jay K Osborn, Howard W Stolz, Clifford B Willis: Computer system having a highly efficient forced air cooling subsystem. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, March 7, 2000: US06034870 (85 worldwide citation)

A computer system including a highly efficient forced air cooling subsystem is disclosed. The computer system includes an enclosure having a first (e.g., front) panel, a processor mounted upon a motherboard located within the enclosure, and a fan located within the enclosure for providing a flow of ...


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Kenneth C R C Arnold, James H Waldo, Roger Riggs, Ann M Wollrath, Peter Jones: Database system employing polymorphic entry and entry matching. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, February 29, 2000: US06032151 (82 worldwide citation)

A database system wherein one or more entry databases store a plurality of entries. Each entry is of a given type that defines the fields of the entry. Each of the fields contains or identifies an object with associated attributes or data. The type of each entry may further define behavior in the fo ...


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John S Thayer, John G Favor, Frederick D Weber: System and method for conditional moving an operand from a source register to destination register. Advanced Micro Devices, Compaq Computer Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 2, 2001: US06298438 (79 worldwide citation)

A multimedia extension unit (MEU) is provided for performing various multimedia-type operations. The MEU can be coupled either through a coprocessor bus or a local CPU bus to a conventional processor. The MEU employs vector registers, a vector ALU, and an operand routing unit (ORU) to perform a maxi ...


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Fay Chong Jr: Switch based scalable performance storage architecture. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, April 9, 2002: US06370605 (79 worldwide citation)

Several embodiments of a computer system are described which achieve separation of control and data paths during data transfer operations, thus allowing independent scalability of storage system performance factors (e.g., storage system ops and data transfer rate). In one embodiment, the computer sy ...


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Erik E Hagersten, Paul N Loewenstein: Multiprocessing computer system employing local and global address spaces and COMA and NUMA access modes. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, March 23, 1999: US05887138 (78 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessing computer system employs local and global address spaces and Non- Uniform Memory Architecture (NUMA) and Cache-Only Memory Architecture (COMA) access modes. The multiprocessing computer architecture employs a plurality of processing nodes. When a processing node initiates a memory t ...


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Behfar Razavi, Owen M Densmore, Guy W Martin: Software upgradable dashboard. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, June 26, 2001: US06253122 (77 worldwide citation)

A dashboard for a vehicle, comprising a monitor which displays graphical images depicting dashboard instruments. In one embodiment, the monitor is a general purpose LCD graphics display coupled to a graphics generator. The graphics generator is a processor which executes a virtual dashboard software ...


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Rupaka Mahalingaiah, Paul K Miller: Apparatus and method for microcode patching for generating a next address. Advanced Micro Devices, Lawrence J Merkel, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 31, 2000: US06141740 (76 worldwide citation)

A superscalar microprocessor implements a microcode instruction unit that patches existing microcode instructions with substitute microcode instructions. A flag bit is associated with each line of microcode in the microcode instruction unit. If the flag bit is asserted, the microcode instruction uni ...



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