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Electrical Reconfigurability and an Electrical Reconfigurable Logic Gate Intrinsically Enabled by Spin-Orbit Materials
An integrated logic device includes a channel having an interconnect section and a pair of spin-orbit segments connected to the interconnect section at either end of the interconnect section. A P structure includes a P magnet disposed on a surface of a spin-orbit segment. A tunneling barrier is disposed between the P magnet and a Rp magnetic reference...
Published: 11/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Mohammad Kazemi
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Energy Efficient Write Scheme for Non-Volatile Resistive Crossbar Arrays with Selectors
A method to adaptively and dynamically set a bias scheme of a crossbar array for a write operation includes: performing a read-before-write operation to determine a number of cells n to be written during a write operation; comparing n to a predetermined threshold value to determine an efficient bias scheme; setting at least one voltage regulator to...
Published: 11/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Eby Friedman, Albert Ciprut
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Magnetization Switching of a Ferromagnetic Layer Using Spin-Orbit Torques in the Absence of any External Magnetic Field
A base element for switching a magnetization state of a nonomagnet includes a heavy-metal strip having a surface. A ferromagnetic nanomagnet is disposed adjacent to the surface. The ferromagnetic nanomagnet has a first magnetization equilibrium state and a second magnetization equilibrium state. The first magnetization equilibrium state of the second...
Published: 11/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Eby Friedman, Engin Ipek, Mohammad Kazemi
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
A Memristive Accelerator for Solving Linear Systems
Presented is a method and apparatus for solving. The method includes receiving, by a resistive memory array, a first data, the resistive memory array comprising a plurality of cells, wherein the receiving comprises setting a plurality of resistances on the plurality of cells, wherein each of the plurality of resistances are based on the first data....
Published: 11/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Eby Friedman, Isaac Richter, Xiaochen Guo, Mohammad Kazemi, Kamil Pas, Ravi Patel, Engin Ipek, Ji Liu
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Programmable Memory Controller
One embodiment includes a programmable memory controller. The programmable memory controller includes a request processor that comprises a first domain-specific instruction set architecture (ISA) for accelerating common requests. A transaction processor comprises a second domain-specific ISA for accelerating transaction processing tasks. A dedicated...
Published: 11/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Engin Ipek, Mahdi Nazm Bojnordi, Arun Jagatheesan
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Category(s): Computer Software, Computer Hardware
Power Network On-Chip for Scalable Power Delivery
Technology SummaryPower network on-chip is a systematic methodology for on-chip power delivery and management that provides enhanced power control and real-time management of resource sharing, while addressing primary power delivery concerns, such as scalability and energy efficiency of power deliver system, quality of power, and limited on-chip ar...
Published: 10/25/2019   |   Inventor(s): Eby Friedman, Inna Vaisband
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Superconducting System Architecture Using Wheel Based Structures
Technology SummaryThis technology comprises a novel microprocessor and memory system architecture based on energy efficient rapid single flux quantum (ERSFQ) technology. A novel wheel structure is invented to enable search and multi-porting capabilities. The wheel structure, used to implement the register file, the store queue, and the MSHRs, significantly...
Published: 10/25/2019   |   Inventor(s): Engin Ipek, Ben Feinberg, Shibo Wang, Mahdi Nazm Bojnordi, Ravi Patel, Eby Friedman
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Blue-Noise Modulated Sigma-Delta Analog-To-Digital Converter
This analog to digital convertor (ADC) is designed to reduce the impact of substrate noise, when the noise-sensitive analog circuits and the noise-generating digital circuits are placed closely together on a common substrate.ApplicationsThis sigma-delta analog to digital converter (ADC) is to be used in integrated system-on-a-chip (SOC) circuits requiring...
Published: 4/29/2019   |   Inventor(s): Zeljko Ignjatovic
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
An Input Signal Power Sensing Sentry for Smart-Sensor Applications
A design for low power CMOS system-on-a-chip mixed signal wireless sensor devices.Applications:The concept is used in devices to monitor vibration, audio, radiation or other signals, for which low power usage is important. Such applications can include wireless vibration sensors in mechanical equipment to detect a bad bearing or other machine fault,...
Published: 4/29/2019   |   Inventor(s): Mark Bocko, Zeljko Ignjatovic
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
Digital CMOS Voltage Interface Circuits
This digital CMOS voltage interface circuit transfers a digital signal between any two voltages, with minimal power dissipation.Applications:This voltage interface circuit is used in CMOS microprocessors which have portions of the chip running at different voltage levels.Advantages:When scaling a CMOS technology, the supply voltages are decreased to...
Published: 4/25/2019   |   Inventor(s): Eby Friedman, Radu Secareanu
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Category(s): Computer Hardware
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