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Thomas A Dye, Manuel J Alvarez II, Peter Geiger: Memory module including scalable embedded parallel data compression and decompression engines. Quickshift, Michael P Adams, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, April 12, 2005: US06879266 (142 worldwide citation)

An memory module including parallel data compression and decompression engines for improved performance. The memory module includes MemoryF/X Technology. To improve latency and reduce performance degradations normally associated with compression and decompression techniques, the MemoryF/X Technology ...


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Robert William Hay, Balaram Sinharoy: Software hint to improve the branch target prediction accuracy. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard F Frankeny, Mark E McBurney, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, November 23, 2004: US06823447 (23 worldwide citation)

A field is defined in branch instructions which is interpreted by software as “Hint” bits and these bits are used to signal the processor of special circumstances that may arise when doing speculative branch instruction execution to enable better branch address prediction accuracy and a reduction in ...


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Byung Jin Choi, Sidlgata V Sreenivasan, Stephen C Johnson: Method of orientating a template with respect to a substrate in response to a force exerted on the template. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, June 13, 2006: US07060402 (22 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes a method of orientating a template with respect to a substrate spaced from the template, the method including, rotating the template about a first and a second axis to orientate the template with respect to the substrate and maintain the orientation in response to a fo ...


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Hung C Ngo: Limited switch dynamic logic circuit with keeper. International Business Machines Corporation, Richard F Frankeny, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, Casimer K Salys, November 1, 2005: US06960939 (11 worldwide citation)

An LSDL circuit has both an output and a complementary output generated by inverting the output with an inverter logic gate. A keeper PFET is added by coupling its drain terminal to the dynamic node. The keeper PFET has its source terminal coupled to the positive power supply voltage and its gate te ...


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Philippe Damon, Marco C Heddes: Efficient timer management system. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert A Voigt Jr, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, November 30, 2004: US06826761 (11 worldwide citation)

A timer management system and method for managing timers in both a synchronous and asynchronous system. In one embodiment of the present invention, a timer management system comprises an application program interface (API) for providing a set of synchronous functions allowing an application to funct ...


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Richard L Fink, Leif H Thuesen: Large area electron source. Nano Proprietary, Kelly K Kordzik, Winstead Seachrest & Minick P C, July 18, 2006: US07078716 (5 worldwide citation)

By using a large area cathode, an electron source can be made that can irradiate a large area more uniformly and more efficiently than currently available devices. The electron emitter can be a carbon film cold cathode, a microtip or some other emitter. It can be patterned. The cathode can be assemb ...