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US-8,917,339 Method, apparatus, and system providing an imager with pixels having extended dynamic range
The dynamic range of a pixel is increased by using selective photosensor resets during a frame time of image capture at a timing depending on the light...
US-8,917,132 Apparatuses, methods, and circuits including a delay circuit
Apparatuses, methods, and delay circuits for delaying signals are described. An example apparatus includes a fine delay circuit configured to provide an output...
US-8,917,131 Slew rate modulation
Apparatus and methods may operate so that arrival times of a data signal at gates of transistors are controlled to switch the transistors at different times to...
US-8,916,912 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...
US-8,916,314 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...
US-8,913,448 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...
US-8,913,447 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...
US-8,913,426 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.
US-8,913,411 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...
US-8,912,589 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...
US-8,912,587 Scalable multi-functional and multi-level nano-crystal non-volatile memory device
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...
US-8,912,554 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...
US-8,912,238 Compositions comprising supercritical carbon dioxide and metallic compounds
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...
US-8,910,591 Apparatus and methods for capacitively coupled plasma vapor processing of semiconductor wafers
A capacitively coupled plasma reactor comprising a processing chamber, a first electrode, a second electrode and a thermoelectric unit. The processing chamber...
US-8,910,000 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.
US-8,909,000 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...
US-8,908,437 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...
US-8,908,414 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...
US-8,908,072 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...
US-8,908,071 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...
US-8,907,486 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...
US-8,907,457 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...
US-8,907,396 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...
US-8,907,315 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...
US-8,906,771 Semiconductor processing methods, and methods of forming isolation structures
Some embodiments include methods of forming isolation structures. A semiconductor base may be provided to have a crystalline semiconductor material projection...
US-8,906,744 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...
US-8,906,743 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...
US-8,904,250 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...
US-8,903,502 Methods and devices for modulating excitable tissue of the exiting spinal nerves
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...
US-8,902,688 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...
US-8,902,680 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...
US-8,902,653 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...
US-8,902,650 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...
US-8,902,648 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...
US-8,902,639 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...
US-8,901,700 Semiconductor structures
Methods of pitch doubling of asymmetric features and semiconductor structures including the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a single photolithography...
US-8,901,666 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,...
US-8,901,625 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...
US-8,900,992 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.
US-8,900,963 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...
US-8,900,946 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...
US-8,900,945 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...
US-8,900,923 Packaged microelectronic devices and methods for manufacturing packaged microelectronic devices
Packaged microelectronic devices and methods of manufacturing packaged microelectronic devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of...
US-8,589,826 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...
US-8,589,761 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...
US-8,589,641 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...
US-8,589,129 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...
US-8,588,022 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...
US-8,588,007 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...
US-8,587,996 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...
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