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Memory cells having heaters with angled sidewalls
Memory cells having heaters with angled sidewalls and methods of forming the same are described herein. As an example, a method of forming an array of resistive...
Method for assembling computer modules small in thickness
Computer modules with small thicknesses and associated methods of manufacturing are disclosed. In one embodiment, the computer modules can include a module...
Memory device initiate and terminate boot commands
Methods of operating memory devices and electronic systems having memory devices include initiating a boot mode of operation of the memory device in response to...
Bit inversion in memory devices
Bit inversions occurring in memory systems and apparatus are provided. Data is acquired from a source destined for a target. As the data is acquired from the...
Systems and methods for voltage sensing and reporting
Semiconductor devices comprising at least one voltage sensor for sensing an operating voltage associated with an operational circuit of the semiconductor...
Apparatuses and methods for improved memory operation times
Apparatuses and methods for improved memory cycle times are disclosed. An example apparatus may include first and second lines and a sense amplifier. The sense...
Thermal treatment of flash memories
A memory controller can provide current to a heater in a flash memory to reduce cycling induced errors. If necessary, after heating, the memory may be...
Stabilization of resistive memory
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods including stabilization of resistive memory. A number of embodiments include applying a programming...
Multi-method and device with an advanced acousto-optic deflector (AOD) and
a dense brush of flying spots
The technology disclosed relates to improved acousto-optic deflectors (AODs). In particular, it relates to compensation for subtle effects not previously...
Memory cell profiles
Examples of the present disclosure provide devices and methods for processing a memory cell. A method embodiment includes removing a key-hole shaped column from...
Electrically conductive lines and integrated circuitry comprising a line
of recessed access devices
A method of forming an electrically conductive buried line and an electrical contact thereto includes forming of a longitudinally elongated conductive line...
Select devices including an open volume, and related methods, memory
devices, and electronic systems
Select devices including an open volume that functions as a high bandgap material having a low dielectric constant are disclosed. The open volume may provide a...
Methods of eliminating pattern collapse on photoresist patterns
A stabilizing solution for treating photoresist patterns and methods of preventing profile abnormalities, toppling and resist footing are disclosed. The...
Methods of processing semiconductor substrates in forming scribe line
A method of processing a semiconductor substrate in forming scribe line alignment marks includes forming pitch multiplied non-circuitry features within scribe...
Devices, systems, and methods related to planarizing semiconductor devices
after forming openings
Methods for making semiconductor devices are disclosed herein. A method configured in accordance with a particular embodiment includes forming a stop layer and...
Methods of forming a stamp and a stamp
A method of patterning a substrate is disclosed. An ink material is chemisorbed to at least one region of a stamp and the chemisorbed ink material is...
Apparatuses facilitating fluid flow into via holes, vents, and other
openings communicating with surfaces of...
A method for removing material from surfaces of at least a portion of at least one recess or at least one aperture extending into a surface of a substrate...
Apparatuses and methods including error correction code organization
Some embodiments include apparatuses and methods having first memory cells, a first access line configured to access the first memory cells, second memory...
Error detection or correction of stored signals after one or more heat
events in one or more memory devices
In some embodiments, a non-volatile memory device comprises an error correction component to re-program at least a portion of a non-volatile memory array at...
Error detection and correction scheme for a memory device
An embodiment of a method of operating a memory device includes reading data from a memory array into a data buffer, checking the data using a first checker,...
Memory hub and access method having a sequencer and internal row caching
A computer system includes a controller coupled to a plurality of memory modules each of which includes a memory hub and a plurality of memory devices. The...
Execute-in-place mode configuration for serial non-volatile memory
Example embodiments for configuring a serial non-volatile memory device for an execute-in-place mode may comprise a non-volatile configuration register to store...
A NAND interface having a reduced pin count configuration, in which all command and address functions and operations of the NAND are provided serially on a...
Apparatuses and methods for efficient write in a cross-point array
A memory circuit, including a memory array (such as a cross-point array), may include circuit elements that may function both as selection elements/drivers and...
Apparatuses and methods of reprogramming memory cells
Apparatuses and methods for reprogramming memory cells are described. One or more methods for memory cell operation includes programming a number of memory...
Voltage rail noise sensing circuit and method
Apparatus and methods level shift a direct current (DC) component of a voltage rail signal from a first DC level to a second DC level such that voltage rail...
Apparatus and method for reading a phase-change memory cell
An apparatus and a method for reading a phase-change memory cell are described. A circuit includes a current ramp circuit. A current forcing module is coupled...
Memory dies, stacked memories, memory devices and methods
Memory die, stacks of memory dies, memory devices and methods, such as those to construct and operate such die, stacks and/or memory devices are provided. One...
Method, apparatus and system for dynamic range estimation of imaged scenes
A method, apparatus, and system for dynamic range estimation of imaged scenes for automatic exposure control. For a given exposure time setting, certain areas...
Signal shifting to allow independent control of identical stacked memory
Apparatus and methods are disclosed to allow independent control of stacked memory modules. In one embodiment, an apparatus may comprise first, second, and...
Isolation trench fill using oxide liner and nitride etch back technique
with dual trench depth capability
An oxide layer is formed over a substrate having a smaller isolation trench and a large isolation trench. A nitride layer is formed over the oxide layer such...
Three-dimensional devices having reduced contact length
Various embodiments comprise apparatuses and methods including a memory array having alternating levels of semiconductor materials and dielectric material with...
DRAM cell design with folded digitline sense amplifier
The present invention is generally directed to a DRAM cell design with folded digitline sense amplifier. In one illustrative embodiment, a memory array having a...
Gated bipolar junction transistors
Some embodiments include gated bipolar junction transistors. The transistors may include a base region between a collector region and an emitter region; with a...
Etched trenches in bond materials for die singulation, and associated
systems and methods
Etched trenches in a bond material for die singulation, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A method for solid state transducer device singulation...
Lighting devices including patterned optical components and associated
devices, systems, and methods
Lighting devices including light-emitting diodes and associated devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein. A lighting device configured in accordance...
Solid-state radiation transducer devices having flip-chip mounted
solid-state radiation transducers and...
Solid-state radiation transducer (SSRT) devices and methods of manufacturing and using SSRT devices are disclosed herein. One embodiment of the SSRT device...
Light emitting device comprising a wavelength conversion layer having
indirect bandgap energy and made of an...
Various embodiments of light emitting devices with efficient wavelength conversion and associated methods of manufacturing are described herein. In one...
Wafer-level solid state transducer packaging transducers including
separators and associated systems and methods
Wafer-level packaging of solid-state transducers ("SSTs") is disclosed herein. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes forming a transducer...
Dual resistance heater for phase change devices and manufacturing method
A dual resistance heater for a phase change material region is formed by depositing a resistive material. The heater material is then exposed to an implantation...
Methods for fabricating and forming semiconductor device structures
including damascene structures
A method and apparatus for providing a conductive structure adjacent to a damascene conductive structure in a semiconductor device structure. The semiconductor...
Graded dielectric structures
Graded dielectric layers and methods of fabricating such dielectric layers provide dielectrics in a variety of electronic structures for use in a wide range of...
Dielectrics containing at least one of a refractory metal or a
Electronic apparatus and methods of forming the electronic apparatus may include one or more insulator layers having a refractory metal and a non-refractory...
Memory arrays where a distance between adjacent memory cells at one end of
a substantially vertical portion is...
Memory arrays and their formation are disclosed. One such memory array has a string of series-coupled memory cells with a substantially vertical portion. A...
Imager device with electric connections to electrical device
An imager device is disclosed including a first substrate having an array of photo-sensitive elements formed thereon, a first conductive layer formed above the...
Semiconductor growth substrates and associated systems and methods for die
Semiconductor growth substrates and associated systems and methods for die singulation are disclosed. A representative method for manufacturing semiconductor...
Variable-resistance material memories and methods
Variable-resistance memory material cells are contacted by vertical bottom spacer electrodes. Variable-resistance material memory spacer cells are contacted...
Resistive switching in memory cells
Methods, devices, and systems associated with oxide based memory can include a method of forming a resistive switching region of a memory cell. Forming a...
Compositions for use in semiconductor devices
An improved composition and method for cleaning a surface of a semiconductor wafer are provided. The composition can be used to selectively remove a low-k...
Megasonic cleaning with controlled boundary layer thickness and associated
systems and methods
Megasonic cleaning systems and methods of using megasonic pressure waves to impart cavitation energy proximate a surface of a microelectronic substrate are...