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2-Bit Phase Quantization Phased Array Element

A phase shift element includes a first dielectric layer, a conductive layer, a second dielectric layer, a conducting pattern layer, switches, and vertical interconnect accesses (vias). Each conductor ...
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Nader Behdad, John Booske, Hung Luyen | P200055US01

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System And Method For Controlling Superconducting Qubits

A system and method for controlling qubits to perform quantum computation is provided. In some aspects, the system includes at least one superconducting quantum processor comprising a multi-qubit arch...
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Maxim Vavilov, Konstantin Nesterov, Vladimir Manucharyan, Ivan Pechenezhskiy, Chen Wang | P180273US01

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Controlling Superconducting Quantum Circuits

In the exciting field of quantum computation, the performance of quantum bits (‘qubits’) is advancing rapidly. Among several implementations currently being pursued, superconductor-based circuits ...
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Robert McDermott, Maxim Vavilov | P140260US01

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Simplified Optical Traps for Quantum Computing

Quantum computing is expected to revolutionize the field of computation and provide major improvements for optimization, modeling and cryptography. Over the course of decades, different methods to mak...
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Mark Saffman | P190053US01

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Memory Processing Unit Boosts Performance, Cuts Energy Usage

A significant amount of time and power is spent waiting for processors to retrieve instructions and data from distant levels of memory. One approach to mitigate access latency (delay) is to use a thre...
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Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, Jaikrishnan Menon, Lorenzo De Carli | P140414US01

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Virtual Touch Screens: New Input for Smaller Devices

As mobile devices become smaller, touch screen inputs have remain largely unchanged. But the use of the display as an input surface can become a problem as the user’s finger obstructs increasingly l...
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Xinyu Zhang, Chi Zhang, Joshua Tabor, Jialiang Zhang | P160021US01

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Increasing Memory Bandwidth

Modern computer processors can process data faster than the data can be exchanged with external memory. For this reason there is considerable interest in boosting the ‘bandwidth’ of the memory bus...
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Nam Sung Kim, Hao Wang | P140155US01

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New Hardware Helps Cell Phones, Tablets Save Power

Energy efficiency is important in mobile electronics such as smart phones and tablets because of their size and reliance on battery power. At the same time, these kinds of devices must perform increas...
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Nam Sung Kim, Srinivasan Narayanamoorthy | P140276US01

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Memory Controller for Heterogeneous Processors

Many modern computers employ multiple processor types, for example, one or more conventional CPUs operating in tandem with specialized GPUs, the latter tailored to high-speed streaming processing. T...
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Nam Sung Kim, Hao Wang | P140398US01

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