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Low offset flash analog-to-digital converter
A quantizer is described for use in a flash analog to digital converter (ADC), which may be implemented as part of an integrated wireless transceiver or other...
Interspersed training among data
A communications system, having a combination Reed-Solomon encoder and a Turbo-Code encoder Data frame configuration which may be changed to accommodate embedded...
Compact balun with rejection filter for 802.11a and 802.11b simultaneous
A balancing/unbalancing (balun) structure for operating at frequency f.sub.1 includes a microstrip printed circuit board (PCB). A balun on the PCB includes two...
Deadlock detection and recovery logic for flow control based data path
Certain embodiments of the invention may be found in a method and system for handling deadlock conditions in a data processing system. Aspects of the method may...
System on a chip for networking
A system on a chip for network devices. In one implementation, the system on a chip may include (integrated onto a single integrated circuit), a processor and...
Reduced memory implementation technique of filterbank and block switching
for real-time audio applications
Presented herein is a reduced memory implementation technique of filterbank and block switching for real-time audio applications. Calculation of the pulse code...
Location-based transaction authentication of wireless terminal
A wireless terminal implements location-based transaction authentication and includes a wireless interface, a user interface, a Global Positioning System (GPS)...
Dynamic adaptation of impaired RF communication channels in a
A system for dynamically adapting a communication channel to channel impairments includes a spectrum monitor configured to determine a channel impairment...
Receiver having decisional feedback equalizer with remodulation and
A receiver includes a filter stage that receives, filters, and equalizes a received signal, and a decisional feedback loop coupled to the filter stage that...
Method and apparatus optimizing a radio link
Optimizing a radio link is done by acquiring at least OSI layer one and two performance measurements, determining an optimum setting collection for at least OSI...
Transmitting high rate data within a MIMO WLAN
A method for transmitting high rate data within a multiple input multiple output (MIMO) wireless local area network (WLAN) begins by determining a data...
Sampling rate converter with no timing drift and bounded amplitude error
Aspects of a sampling rate converter with no timing drift and with bounded amplitude error are presented. Aspects of the method may include computing an...
Reconfigurable frequency filter
There are various mobile communication standards such as GSM, EDGE, and W-CDMA. For a GSM or EDGE system, a receiver must be configured to work with an IF signal...
System and method for ESD protection
An integrated receiver with channel selection and image rejection substantially implemented on a single CMOS integrated circuit is described. A receiver front...
Data integrity checking
A tester unit for evaluating data integrity of a block of data is described. The tester unit comprises a checksum determination facility adapted for deriving a...
Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmits
a polling message with backward...
An apparatus and a method for routing data in a radio data communication system having one or more host computers, one or more intermediate base stations, and...
Method and apparatus for allocating link bandwidth
A method and apparatus for selecting a queue for service across a shared link. The method includes determining a priority for each queue (202) within a plurality...
Gain boosting for local oscillation distribution circuitry
A multi-band integrated circuit radio transceiver comprising receive and transmit radio front end circuit blocks further includes a local oscillation generator...
Temperature compensation of transmit power of a wireless communication
A method for temperature compensation of transmit power of a wireless communication device begins by measuring transmit power of the wireless communication...
Attenuation of high-power inbound RF signals based on attenuation of a T/R
A method for determining attenuation of a transmit/receive switch for attenuating inbound RF signals begins by enabling the transmit/receive switch to provide a...
Method and system for disaster recovery of data from a storage device
Aspects of the invention provide a method and system for securely managing the storage and retrieval of data. Securely managing the storage and retrieval of data...
Decoder design adaptable to decode coded signals using min* or max*
Decoder design adaptable to decode coded signals using min* or max* processing. A very efficient means of min* processing or max* processing may be performed...
Cancellation of burst noise in a communication system with application to
A communication system performs burst noise cancellation. A transmitter produces and transmits a spread signal that comprises at least one known-value symbol...
Network switching architecture with multiple table synchronization, and
forwarding of both IP and IPX packets
A network switch for network communications includes a protocol determining means for determining whether an incoming packet is an IP packet or an IPX packet. L3...
Method and system for co-relating transport packets on different channels
using a packet prioritization scheme
Aspects of the invention include assigning a priority to a primary packet for a particular channel and replicating the primary packet to create a secondary...
Resonance mode selection using a resonator-synchronized second-order
A resonator-synchronized oscillator for resonance mode selection is disclosed. In one embodiment, the resonator-synchronized oscillator comprises an oscillation...
Cable diagnostics using time domain reflectometry and application using
A system and method are used to determine connectivity and/or cable faults of a cable. A signal transmitting and receiving system is coupled to the cable. An...
Quadrature correction method for analog television reception using
A direct conversion radio frequency (RF) tuner includes a mixer generating I and Q quadrature components. A phase detection circuit generates a phase error...
Iterative multi-stage detection technique for a diversity receiver having
multiple antenna elements
An iterative multistage detection system and method for orthogonally multiplexing K channels onto a signal processing chain using N orthogonal sequences of...
Method and system for interpolator direction selection during edge
A system and method that determines the direction of an edge in a video image using a gradient of the edge in a first direction and a gradient of the edge in a...
Filtering and forwarding frames within an optical network
An optical line terminal (OLT) monitors and controls communications with a plurality of optical nodes (ONs), such as optical network units (ONUs) and/or optical...
System and method for interfacing with a management system
Systems and methods that interface with a management system are provided. In one embodiment, a system and a method may provide a command protocol and format for...
System and method for handling out-of-order frames
Aspects of the invention may be found in a method and system for handling out-of-order frames. In one embodiment, a method includes, for example, one or more of...
Packetized audio data operations in a wireless local area network device
A wireless local area network (WLAN) transceiving integrated circuit includes a WLAN interface, an input buffer, an input buffer controller, and a processor. The...
Burn in system and method for improved memory reliability
The present invention relates to a system and method for applying a stress to a hierarchical memory structure in parallel, testing the memory structure for weak...
Memory redundance circuit techniques
In a memory module having a designated group of memory cells assigned to represent a logical portion of the memory structure, a memory redundancy circuit having...
Antenna array including virtual antenna elements
A method and associated system for effectively increasing the number of antenna elements within a multi-element antenna system through computation of a response...
Hardware efficient implementation of finite impulse response filters with
limited range input signals
Disclosed herein is a method and system to reduce the area and power dissipation in digital filters or multipliers Compared to radix-4 Booth coding the proposed...
Circuit calibration using a time constant
According to one general aspect, an apparatus includes a first resistor in a first current path of a resistor-capacitor (RC) circuit, the resistor connected to a...
Integrated circuit device package having both wire bond and flip-chip
interconnections and method of making the...
Die-down array integrated circuit (IC) device packages with enhanced thermal, electrical, and input/output properties are presented. A die-down array IC device...
Efficient design to implement LDPC (Low Density Parity Check) decoder
Efficient design to implement LDPC decoder. The efficient design presented herein provides for a solution that is much easier, smaller, and has less complexity...
Memory command unit throttle and error recovery
A network device for minimizing latency and correcting errors associated with information transmitted from an external memory device. The network device includes...
Method and system for rate adaptation
A media access controller, which includes an output buffer and a clock controller, is provided. The output buffer includes a first and second clock input. The...
Media exchange network supporting varying media guide based on viewing
Systems having a user interface comprising a filtered view of media available for consumption is disclosed. An embodiment of the present invention may provide a...
Polyphase filter with optimized silicon area
A polyphase filter including M taps, each of the M taps including a filter coefficient. The filter also includes a multiplier-accumulator (MAC) shared by the M...
Methods and systems for sample rate conversion
Methods and systems for sample rate conversion convert a sampled signal to a higher data rate signal. Conversion pulses are received, having a conversion rate...
Apparatus for designing mixed signal integrated circuits and configurable
synchronous digital noise emulator...
A method for designing an integrated circuit having analog and digital circuit portions is disclosed. The method involves providing an emulation circuit, which...
Flexible SPDIF verification tool
A system and method of verifying the format of a simulated signal produced during the simulation of an electronic circuit is disclosed. One aspect of the present...
On-board performance monitor and power control system
A system and method for controlling performance and/or power based on monitored performance characteristics. Various aspects of the present invention may...
VOFDM receiver correlation matrix processing using factorization
Vector orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (VOFDM) receiver correlation matrix processing using factorization. Efficient correlation matrix processing is...