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Semiconductor device comprising a transistor gate having multiple
vertically oriented sidewalls
A method used in fabrication of a recessed access device transistor gate has increased tolerance for mask misalignment. One embodiment of the invention...
Reduced lens heating methods, apparatus, and systems
In one embodiment, a system is disclosed that includes an illuminator having a source that produces light waves having a first wavelength, and a mask. The mask...
Apparatuses and methods for capturing data in a memory
Apparatuses and methods for capturing data in a memory are disclosed herein. An apparatus may include a command path and a data capture logic. The command path...
Method and apparatus for memory command input and control
Memories containing command decoder, chip enable, and signal truncation circuits are disclosed. One such command decoder circuit may include command decoder...
Read distribution management for phase change memory
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to a memory device, and more particularly to write performance of a phase change memory.
Method for modifying data more than once in a multi-level cell memory
location within a memory array
A method and apparatus for marking a block of multi-level memory cells for performance of a block management function by programming at least one bit in a lower...
Methods and apparatuses including strings of memory cells formed along
levels of semiconductor material
Various embodiments include methods and apparatuses including strings of memory cells formed along levels of semiconductor material. One such apparatus includes...
Scalable multi-functional and multi-level nano-crystal non-volatile memory
A memory cell including a tunnel insulator comprising a plurality of materials, a control gate, a charge blocking material between the tunnel insulator and the...
Long wavelength light emitting device with photoluminescence emission and
high quantum efficiency
Various embodiments of light emitting devices with high quantum efficiencies are described herein. In one embodiment, a light emitting device includes a first...
Compositions comprising supercritical carbon dioxide and metallic
Methods of increasing the solubility of a base in supercritical carbon dioxide include forming a complex of a Lewis acid and the base, and dissolving the...
Apparatus and methods for capacitively coupled plasma vapor processing of
A capacitively coupled plasma reactor comprising a processing chamber, a first electrode, a second electrode and a thermoelectric unit. The processing chamber...
Program-disturb management for phase change memory
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to a memory device, and more particularly to read or write performance of a phase change memory.
Optical waveguide with cascaded modulator circuits
An optical waveguide for transmitting an optical signal input to the optical waveguide with a first frequency. The optical waveguide includes a plurality of...
Methods and devices for determining sensing voltages
The present disclosure includes methods and devices for determining sensing voltages. One such method includes comparing data associated with a number of...
Modified reset state for enhanced read margin of phase change memory
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to techniques involving a structural relaxation (SR) phenomenon for increasing resistance of a Reset state of phase...
Eclipse elimination by monitoring the pixel signal level
An anti-eclipse circuit for an imaging sensor monitors the photo signal level output by a pixel to determine whether the photo signal corresponds to the pixel...
Pixel to pixel charge copier circuit apparatus, systems, and methods
Methods, apparatus and systems may operate to copy pixel charge, compensating for image subject shift within in an imaging array during exposure time of an...
Ruthenium for a dielectric containing a lanthanide
A gate containing ruthenium for a dielectric having an oxide containing a lanthanide and a method of fabricating such a combination gate and dielectric produce...
Microelectronic devices with through-substrate interconnects and
associated methods of manufacturing
Microelectronic devices with through-substrate interconnects and associated methods of manufacturing are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a semiconductor...
Source/drain zones with a delectric plug over an isolation region between
active regions and methods
Devices, memory arrays, and methods are disclosed. In an embodiment, one such device has a source/drain zone that has first and second active regions, and an...
Memory cells and methods of forming memory cells
A method of forming a memory cell includes forming programmable material within an opening in dielectric material over an elevationally inner conductive...
Semiconductor processing methods, and methods of forming isolation
Some embodiments include methods of forming isolation structures. A semiconductor base may be provided to have a crystalline semiconductor material projection...
Microelectronic die packages with metal leads, including metal leads for
stacked die packages, and associated...
Microelectronic die packages, stacked systems of die packages, and methods of manufacturing them are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a system of stacked...
Semiconductor device with molded casing and package interconnect extending
therethrough, and associated...
Methods for making semiconductor devices are disclosed herein. A method configured in accordance with a particular embodiment includes forming a spacer material...
Autorecovery after manufacturing/system integration
Testing methods in a pre-programmed memory device after it has been assembled into a final customer platform include issuing a self-test command to the memory...
Methods and devices for modulating excitable tissue of the exiting spinal
A method for modulating nerve tissue in a body of a patient includes implanting a wireless stimulation device in proximity to a dorsal root ganglion or an...
Apparatus and method for hidden-refresh modification
A system and method for modifying a hidden-refresh rate for dynamic memory cells includes monitoring a control signal from a processor and performing a...
Identifying stacked dice
Various embodiments comprise apparatuses to assign unique device identifier values to addressable devices in a stacked package. In one embodiment, an apparatus...
Memory devices and configuration methods for a memory device
Memory devices and methods of operating memory devices are disclosed. In one such method, different blocks of memory cells have different configurations of user...
Memory devices and operating methods for a memory device
Devices and methods facilitate memory device operation in all bit line architecture memory devices. In at least one embodiment, memory cells comprising...
Dynamic program window determination in a memory device
Methods for determining a program window and memory devices are disclosed. One such method for determining the program window measures an amount of program...
Cross-point memory cells, non-volatile memory arrays, methods of reading a
memory cell, methods of programming...
Cross-point memory cells, non-volatile memory arrays, methods of reading a memory cell, methods of programming a memory cell, and methods of writing to and...
Methods of pitch doubling of asymmetric features and semiconductor structures including the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a single photolithography...
Semiconducting graphene structures, methods of forming such structures and
semiconductor devices including such...
A semiconducting graphene structure may include a graphene material and a graphene-lattice matching material over at least a portion of the graphene material,...
Methods of making JFET devices with pin gate stacks
Devices and methods for providing JFET transistors with improved operating characteristics are provided. Specifically, one or more embodiments of the present...
Methods of forming a ruthenium material, methods of forming a capacitor,
and related electronic systems
Methods for forming ruthenium films and semiconductor devices, such as capacitors, that include the films are provided.
Methods of forming semiconductor device structures, and related structures
A method of forming a semiconductor device structure. The method comprises forming a block copolymer assembly comprising at least two different domains over an...
Method of forming layers using atomic layer deposition
Nanocrystal structures formed using atomic layer deposition (ALD) processes are useful in the formation of integrated circuits such as memory devices. Rather...
Method of forming a memory device
A front-end method of fabricating nickel plated caps over copper bond pads used in a memory device. The method provides protection of the bond pads from an...
Packaged microelectronic devices and methods for manufacturing packaged
Packaged microelectronic devices and methods of manufacturing packaged microelectronic devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of...
Photomask constructions having liners of specified compositions along
sidewalls of multi-layered structures
Some embodiments include methods in which a mathematical representation of a photomask construction is defined, with such representation comprising a plurality...
Apparatus and methods for providing data integrity
The present disclosure includes apparatus (e.g., computing systems, memory systems, controllers, etc.) and methods for providing data integrity. One or more...
Combined parallel/serial status register read
Methods and devices are disclosed, such as those involving a solid state memory device that includes a status register configured to be read with a combined...
Time-domain signal generation
Methods and apparatus disclosed herein operate to receive a plurality of cycles characterized by a set of time-domain aspects, to modify at least one of the...
Memory refresh methods, memory section control circuits, and apparatuses
Apparatuses, memory section control circuits, and methods of refreshing memory are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a plurality of memory sections and a...
Leakage measurement systems
Described examples include leakage measurement systems and methods for measuring leakage current between a word line at a boosted voltage and a word line at a...
Techniques for providing a direct injection semiconductor memory device
Techniques for providing a direct injection semiconductor memory device are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as...
Sensing resistance variable memory
The present disclosure includes devices and methods for operating resistance variable memory. One device embodiment includes an array of memory cells wherein a...
Memory, computing system and method for checkpointing
Embodiments of the present invention provide local checkpoint memories that are closely coupled to the processor of a computing system used during normal...
Control of a variable delay line using line entry point to modify line
power supply voltage
Disclosed herein is a VDL/DLL architecture in which the power supply to the VDL, VccVDL, is regulated at least as a function of the entry point of the input...