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US-8,258,006 Method for fabricating stacked semiconductor components
A semiconductor component includes a carrier and multiple semiconductor substrates stacked and interconnected on the carrier. The carrier includes conductive...
US-8,257,497 Insitu post atomic layer deposition destruction of active species
Systems and methods for insitu post atomic layer deposition (ALD) destruction of active species are provided. ALD processes deposit multiple atomic layers on a...
US-8,256,695 Method for purification of semiconducting single wall nanotubes
A process of forming a semiconductive carbon nanotube structure includes imposing energy on a mixture that contains metallic carbon nanotubes and semiconductive...
US-8,256,293 Devices comprising nanotubes for use as sensors and/or transducers, and related methods
Devices usable as sensors, as transducers, or as both sensors and transducers include one or more nanotubes or nanowires. In some embodiments, the devices may...
US-8,255,788 Method and apparatus for facilitating substitution of digital images with line drawings
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates substitution of a full bitmap version of a graphical image with a line drawing...
US-8,255,771 Memory device repair apparatus, systems, and methods
Operations within a memory device to replace one or more selected failing memory cells with one or more repair memory cells and to correct data digits read from...
US-8,254,199 Multi-channel memory and power supply-driven channel selection
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to a memory device, and more particularly to a multi-channel memory device and methods of selecting one or more channels...
US-8,254,191 Switched interface stacked-die memory architecture
Systems and methods disclosed herein include those that may receive a memory request including a requested memory address and may send the memory request...
US-8,254,182 Analog sensing of memory cells with a source follower driver in a semiconductor memory device
Memory devices, methods, and sample and hold circuits are disclosed, including a memory device that includes a sample and hold circuit coupled to a bit line....
US-8,254,180 Methods of operating memories including characterizing memory cell signal lines
Methods of operating memories facilitate compensating for memory cell signal line propagation delays, such as to increase the overall threshold voltage range...
US-8,254,174 Memory segment accessing in a memory device
Methods for programming memory devices, a memory device, and memory systems are provided. According to at least one such method, bit lines a memory segment are...
US-8,254,173 NAND memory constructions
Some embodiments include NAND memory constructions. The constructions may contain semiconductor material pillars extending upwardly between dielectric regions,...
US-8,253,442 Apparatus and method for signal transmission over a channel
Apparatus and methods are disclosed, such as those involving data transmission. One such apparatus includes a transmitter, a receiver, and a channel. The...
US-8,253,433 Testing apparatus for integrated circuit
An apparatus for testing an integrated circuit comprises: a chip unit with a plurality of electronic parts such as chip units arranged on the upside of a chip...
US-8,253,396 Voltage regulator system
The present disclosure includes circuits, systems and methods for regulating voltage. One voltage regulator system embodiment includes a voltage regulator...
US-8,253,230 Disabling electrical connections using pass-through 3D interconnects and associated systems and methods
Pass-through 3D interconnects and microelectronic dies and systems of stacked dies that include such interconnects to disable electrical connections are...
US-8,253,203 Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit
An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit that includes a parallel connection of parasitic vertical and lateral bipolar junction transistors (BJTs)...
US-8,253,198 Devices for shielding a signal line over an active region
A multi-path transistor includes an active region including a channel region and an impurity region. A gate is dielectrically separated from the channel region....
US-8,253,191 Vertically-oriented semiconductor selection device for cross-point array memory
A vertical semiconductor material mesa upstanding from a semiconductor base that forms a conductive channel between first and second doped regions. The first...
US-8,252,697 Zinc-tin oxide thin-film transistors
Methods of forming transparent zinc-tin oxide structures are described. Devices that include transparent zinc-tin oxide structures as at least one of a channel...
US-8,252,658 Methods of etching trenches into silicon of a semiconductor substrate, methods of forming trench isolation in...
A method of etching trenches into silicon of a semiconductor substrate includes forming a mask over silicon of a semiconductor substrate, with the mask...
US-8,252,646 Peripheral gate stacks and recessed array gates
Methods are provided for simultaneously processing transistors in two different regions of an integrated circuit. Planar transistors are provided in a logic...
US-8,252,622 Phase change current density control structure
A phase change memory element and method of forming the same. The memory element includes first and second electrodes. A first layer of phase change material is...
US-8,252,194 Methods of removing silicon oxide
A method of removing at least a portion of a silicon oxide material is disclosed. The silicon oxide is removed by exposing a semiconductor structure comprising...
US-8,252,119 Microelectronic substrate cleaning systems with polyelectrolyte and associated methods
Several embodiments of cleaning systems using polyelectrolyte and various associated methods for cleaning microelectronic substrates are disclosed herein. One...
US-8,250,418 Test mode for parallel load of address dependent data to enable loading of desired data backgrounds
One or more embodiments of the invention enable a memory device to load its memory array with desired background data, such as to reduce total test time and...
US-8,250,417 Method for detecting flash program failures
One or more techniques are provided for programming a flash memory device. In one embodiment, the memory device is programmed such that a data pattern written...
US-8,250,328 Apparatus and method for buffered write commands in a memory
Memories, buffered write command circuits, and methods for executing memory commands in a memory. In some embodiments, read commands that are received after...
US-8,250,314 Method and device for checking sector protection information of a non-volatile memory
A non-volatile memory device includes addressable sectors and an ancillary volatile memory array. The ancillary volatile memory array stores protection...
US-8,250,312 Configurable multi-port memory devices and methods
Embodiments of a multi-port memory device may include a plurality of ports and a plurality of memory banks some of which are native to each port and some of...
US-8,250,294 Block management for mass storage
An embodiment of the present invention includes a nonvolatile memory system comprising nonvolatile memory for storing sector information, the nonvolatile memory...
US-8,250,287 Enhanced throughput for serial flash memory, including streaming mode operations
Subject matter disclosed herein may relate to storing a streaming mode enable value in a configuration register, receiving a streaming mode entry signal at a...
US-8,250,282 PCM memories for storage bus interfaces
A memory controller for a phase change memory (PCM) that can be used on a storage bus interface is described. In one example, the memory controller includes an...
US-8,248,881 Method and apparatus for managing behavior of memory devices
A method of managing power consumption by a memory in a memory device includes determining whether the device is powered by a depletable power supply, and if it...
US-8,248,880 Voltage regulators, amplifiers, memory devices and methods
Circuits, devices and methods are provided, such as an amplifier (e.g., a voltage regulator) that includes a feedback circuit that supplies negative feedback...
US-8,248,870 Method and apparatus for synchronizing data from memory arrays
According to one embodiment, a combination is comprised of a plurality of sense amps, each having an input for receiving a clock signal. A data bus is for...
US-8,248,868 Asynchronous/synchronous interface
The present disclosure includes methods, and circuits, for operating a memory device. One method embodiment for operating a memory device includes controlling...
US-8,248,851 System, apparatus, and reading method for NAND memories
A system, apparatus, and method to read a memory cell of a memory device is described. The method includes biasing a drain select line (DSL), a source select...
US-8,247,907 Methods for forming interconnects in microelectronic workpieces and microelectronic workpieces formed using...
Methods for forming interconnects in microelectronic workpieces and microelectronic workpieces formed using such methods are disclosed herein. One embodiment,...
US-8,247,871 1T/0C RAM cell with a wrapped-around gate device structure
A memory device and a method of forming the memory device. The memory device comprises a storage transistor at a surface of a substrate comprising a body...
US-8,247,789 Memory cells and methods of forming memory cells
Some embodiments include a memory cell that contains programmable material sandwiched between first and second electrodes. The memory cell can further include a...
US-8,247,302 Methods of fabricating substrates
A method of fabricating a substrate includes forming spaced first features and spaced second features over a substrate. The first and second features alternate...
US-8,245,176 Integrated circuit apparatus, systems, and methods
High density circuit modules are formed by stacking integrated circuit (IC) chips one above another. Unused input/output (I/O) locations on some of the chips...
US-8,245,100 Error recovery storage along a nand-flash string
Apparatus and methods store error recovery data in different dimensions of a memory array. For example, in one dimension, block error correction codes (ECC) are...
US-8,245,024 Booting in systems having devices coupled in a chained configuration
The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for booting in systems having devices coupled in a chained configuration. One or more embodiments...
US-8,244,937 Solid state storage device controller with parallel operation mode
Solid state storage devices and methods for operation of solid state storage devices are disclosed. In one such method, a master memory controller is comprised...
US-8,243,544 Reduction of fusible links and associated circuitry on memory dies
The number of fusible links and other circuit components required to provide memory cell redundancy are reduced by sharing physical memory locations among...
US-8,243,538 Small unit internal verify read in a memory device
Methods for small unit internal verify read operation and a memory device are disclosed. In one such method, expected data is programmed into a grouping of...
US-8,243,529 Memory device page buffer configuration and methods
Memory devices and methods are described that include communication circuitry between page buffers in a memory array. Examples include communication circuitry...
US-8,243,523 Sensing operations in a memory device
Methods for sensing, method for programming, memory devices, and memory systems are disclosed. In one such method for sensing, a counting circuit generates a...
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