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Andre DeHon, Thomas F Knight Jr, Edward Tau, Michael Bolotski, Ian Eslick, Derrick Chen, Jeremy Brown: Dynamically programmable gate array with multiple contexts. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 21, 1998: US05742180 (258 worldwide citation)

An integrated dynamically programmable gate array comprises a two dimensional array of programmable gates. These gates can be implemented as look up tables but hardwired gates with programmable interconnections are also possible. Each one of the gates receives plural input logic signals from plural ...


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Andre DeHon, Michael Bolotski, Thomas F Knight Jr: DPGA-coupled microprocessors. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, April 18, 2000: US06052773 (197 worldwide citation)

A single chip microprocessor or memory device has reprogrammable characteristics according to the invention. In the case of the microprocessor, a fixed processing cell is provided as is common to perform logic calculations. A portion of the chip silicon real-estate, however, is dedicated a programma ...


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Rajeev J Surati, Thomas F Knight Jr: Super-resolution display. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 24, 2002: US06456339 (184 worldwide citation)

A super-resolution display derives a map by selectively driving the display while sensing the display output. A stored pixel correction function based on the mapping is applied to pixel data corresponding to the images to be displayed, and the display is driven from the corrected or modified pixel d ...


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Andre DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, September 21, 1999: US05956518 (179 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Thomas F Knight, David B Salzman: Apparatus for non-conductively interconnecting integrated circuits using half capacitors. Polychip, Pennie & Edmonds, May 13, 1997: US05629838 (161 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for constructing, repairing and operating modular electronic systems utilizes peripheral half-capacitors (i.e., conductive plates on the outside of the modules) to communicate non-conductively between abutting modules. Such systems provide lower cost, improved testability/repa ...


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Thomas F Knight Jr, Nandu J Marketkar: High-speed digital distribution system. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 10, 2002: US06449308 (160 worldwide citation)

A high-speed digital distribution system is presented that includes a transmission line bus that carries modulated digital signals and reference signals. The transmission line bus has a first end electrically connected to a bus interface that modulates digital data onto said transmission line bus an ...


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André DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 17, 2002: US06496918 (133 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Norman H Margolus, Thomas F Knight Jr, Jered J Floyd, Sam Hartman, George E Homsy II: Data repository and method for promoting network storage of data. Burnside Acquisition, Fish & Richardson P C, August 12, 2008: US07412462 (118 worldwide citation)

In general, the invention features methods by which more than one client program connected to a network stores the same data item on a storage device of a data repository connected to the network. In one aspect, the method comprises encrypting the data item using a key derived from the content of th ...


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André DeHon, Ethan Mirsky, Thomas F Knight Jr: Intermediate-grain reconfigurable processing device. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 24, 2001: US06266760 (118 worldwide citation)

A programmable integrated circuit utilizes a large number of intermediate-grain processing elements which are multibit processing units arranged in a configurable mesh. The coarse-grain resources, such as memory and processing, are deployable in a way that takes advantage of the opportunities for op ...


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Eric Nestler, Thomas F Knight: Optical Mouse. Symbolics, Sprung Horn Kramer & Woods, January 17, 1989: US04799055 (110 worldwide citation)

A method and device for converting movement of an optical mouse on a surface having any random surface pattern of relatively light and dark areas separated by edges to electrical signals representing a direction of motion relative to two non-parallel axes. A plurality of prechargeable photon sensors ...