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David J Foster, Armando Garcia, Robert B Pearson: Multiprocessor system having local write cache within each data processor node. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, July 5, 1994: US05327570 (78 worldwide citation)

A multiprocessor data processing system (10), and a method of operating same, so as to provide efficient bandwidth utilization of shared system resources (24, 26). The system includes a plurality of processor nodes, each of which includes a data processor (22a, 28a). A first step of a method buffers ...


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David J Foster, Armando Garcia: Interface with address decoder for selectively generating first and second address and control signals respectively in response to received address and control signals. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, April 25, 1995: US05410654 (38 worldwide citation)

Interface circuitry for coupling to a microprocessor device. The interface circuitry includes an input for receiving address signal lines and control signal lines generated by the microprocessor device. The interface further includes an address decoder, responsive to the received address signal line ...


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David J Foster, Andrew J Pickering: Method of making a LDD mosfet. Plessey Overseas, Fleit Jacobson Cohn & Price, June 6, 1989: US04837179 (25 worldwide citation)

A method (FIG. 3) for producing MOS transistors of the type having shallow, lightly doped, source/drain structure. In this method sidewall fillets (7) of n-type doped dielectric material are defined adjacent to the sides of the oxide (1) and metal electrode (3) features. These fillets (7) are then e ...


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David J Foster: Enhanced processor buffered interface for multiprocess systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, May 27, 1997: US05634034 (22 worldwide citation)

An Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface (22c) for use in a multiprocessor system (10). The Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface executes an Atomic Fetch and Add operation for maintaining multiprocessor consistency and for minimizing the required participation of an attached processor (22a) in read ...


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David J Foster: Brake system. General Motors Corporation, D D McGraw, November 8, 1977: US04057301 (22 worldwide citation)

A differential pressure brake system for a vehicle with one master cylinder and booster assembly operating the rear wheel brakes and another such assembly operating the front wheel brakes. Each booster is controlled by its own valve, which is in turn controlled by signals from a logic module receivi ...


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Michael A Jones, David J Foster, Doris M Rimathe: Method and apparatus for analyzing quality traits of grain or seed. Syngenta Participations, Dana Rewoldt, October 4, 2011: US08031910 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to an apparatus for and a method of measuring and selecting grain for use in milling, or seed for use in plant breeding. Said method is adapted to optically analyze seeds/grains to qualitatively and quantitatively characterize the seed/grain, and more particul ...


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David J Foster, Armando Garcia, Robert B Pearson: Serial diagnostic interface bus for multiprocessor systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, November 21, 1995: US05469542 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for use in a multiprocessor system (10) having a plurality of processing nodes (P0-P3) each of which includes a local data processor (22a, 28a). The apparatus includes an interface (42) to a controller (14), the interface including a register (48) for storing a function received ...


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Dennis D Maguire, David J Foster: Gamma radiation detection. Hartwell Dosimeters, Cumpston & Shaw, September 19, 1995: US05451792 (12 worldwide citation)

A gamma radiation dosimeter comprises a polyester film substrate, of which a central circular region is coated with a gamma-radiation sensitive layer which is covered by an overlayer. The radiation-sensitive layer is formed from styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer and contains 1-bromoadamantane and a le ...


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David J Foster: Apparatus and method using an atomic fetch and add for establishing temporary ownership of a common system resource in a multiprocessor data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, January 16, 1996: US05485594 (10 worldwide citation)

An Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface (22c) for use in a multiprocessor system (10). The Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface executes an Atomic Fetch and Add operation for maintaining multiprocessor consistency and for minimizing the required participation of an attached processor (22a) in read ...


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David J Foster: An enhanced processor buffered interface for multiprocessor systems. International Business Machines Corporation, Perman & Green, October 8, 1996: US05564008 (4 worldwide citation)

An Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface (22c) for use in a multiprocessor system (10). The Enhanced Processor Buffered Interface executes an Atomic Fetch and Add operation for maintaining multiprocessor consistency and for minimizing the required participation of an attached processor (22a) in read ...