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Current mode data sensing and propagation using voltage amplifier
A method and a circuit for current mode data sensing and propagation by using voltage amplifier are provided. Example embodiments may include providing an...
Spin torque transfer cell structure utilizing field-induced
antiferromagnetic or ferromagnetic coupling
A magnetic memory cell including a soft magnetic layer and a coupling layer, and methods of operating the memory cell are provided. The memory cell includes a...
Memory devices having strings of series-coupled memory cells selectively
coupled to different bit lines
Memory devices where ends of series-coupled strings of memory cells are selectively coupled to different bit lines may facilitate increased memory densities,...
Voltage switching in a memory device
Voltage switches, memory devices, memory systems, and methods for switching are disclosed. One such voltage switch uses a pair of switch circuits coupled in...
Fast measurement initialization for memory
Systems and methods for synchronization of clock signals are disclosed. In a feedback system such as a delay-lock loop circuit, delays to be applied can be...
Method and apparatus for synchronizing with a clock signal
Clock synchronization and skew adjustment circuits that utilize differing unit delay elements in their delay lines in either a graduated or a stepped unit time...
Solid state lights with thermosiphon liquid cooling structures and methods
A solid state lighting (SSL) device with a solid state emitter (SSE) being partially exposed in a channel loop, and methods of making and using such SSLs. The...
Semiconductor module system having stacked components with encapsulated
through wire interconnects (TWI)
A semiconductor module system includes a module substrate and first and second semiconductor components stacked on the module substrate. The stacked...
Method of packaging integrated circuit devices using preformed carrier
Disclosed is a method of packaging integrated circuit devices using a preformed carrier. In one illustrative embodiment, the method includes providing a carrier...
Packaged IC device comprising an embedded flex circuit on leadframe, and
methods of making same
A device is disclosed which includes a flexible material including at least one conductive wiring trace, a first die including at least an integrated circuit,...
In some embodiments, an opening is formed through a first material, and sidewall topography of the opening is utilized to form a pair of separate anistropically...
Semiconductor constructions including gate arrays formed on partial SOI
The invention includes methods for utilizing partial silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology in combination with fin field effect transistor (finFET) technology...
DRAM unit cells, capacitors, methods of forming DRAM unit cells, and
methods of forming capacitors
Some embodiments include methods of forming capacitors. A first capacitor storage node may be formed within a first opening in a first sacrificial material. A...
Epitaxial growth method
Epitaxial growth methods and devices are described that include a textured surface on a substrate. Geometry of the textured surface provides a reduced lattice...
Methods of forming openings
Some embodiments include methods of forming openings. For instance, a construction may have a material over a plurality of electrically conductive lines. A...
Methods of forming transistor gate constructions, methods of forming NAND
transistor gate constructions, and...
A method of forming a transistor gate construction includes forming a gate stack comprising a sacrificial material received over conductive gate material. The...
Methods for etching doped oxides in the manufacture of microfeature
Methods for selectively etching doped oxides in the manufacture of microfeature devices are disclosed herein. An embodiment of one such method for etching...
Sanitary swab collection system, microfluidic assay device, and methods
for diagnostic assays
Biohazard specimen collection containers are provided with an external disposable skin, that is stripped away and discarded after the biohazardous specimen is...
Method and system for binding halide-based contaminants
A method and apparatus are presented for reducing halide-based contamination within deposited titanium-based thin films. Halide adsorbing materials are utilized...
Method and systems for power consumption management of a
Disclosed are methods and devices, among which is a device that includes a pattern-recognition processor. In some embodiments, the pattern-recognition processor...
Reduction of quick charge loss effect in a memory device
Methods for reducing quick charge loss effects, methods for programming, memory devices, memory devices, and memory systems are disclosed. In one such method, a...
Vertical transistor memory cell and array
A semiconductor device along with circuits including the same and methods of operating the same are described. The device includes an electrically floating body...
Methods, devices, and systems relating to memory cells having a floating
Methods, devices, and systems are disclosed relating to a memory cell having a floating body. A memory cell includes a transistor comprising a drain and a...
Skimmed charge capture and charge packet removal for increased effective
pixel photosensor full well capacity
An imaging device having pixels that store charge from a photosensor under at least one storage gate during a sampling period. A driver used to operate the at...
Method and apparatus providing color interpolation in color filter arrays
using edge detection and correction terms
A method and apparatus for color plane interpolation are provided which interpolates the color values of pixels differently depending on an edge direction and...
The invention relates to a transponder system for the contactless inductive power transmission of a stationary part having at least one read coil (2) disposed...
Techniques for packaging multiple device components
Techniques for fabricating multiple device components. Specifically, techniques for fabricating a stacked package comprising at least one I/C module and a...
3-D and 3-D schottky diode for cross-point, variable-resistance material
memories, processes of forming same,...
A variable-resistance material memory (VRMM) device includes a container conductor disposed over an epitaxial semiconductive prominence that is coupled to a...
Linear distributed pixel differential amplifier having mirrored inputs
A pixel circuit that partially incorporates an associated column amplifier into the pixel circuitry. By incorporating part of a mirrored amplifier into the...
Spacer process for on pitch contacts and related structures
Methods are disclosed, such as those involving increasing the density of isolated features in an integrated circuit. Also disclosed are structures associated...
Semiconductor processing methods
Some embodiments include methods of forming semiconductor constructions in which a semiconductor material sidewall is along an opening, a protective organic...
Forming isolation regions for integrated circuits
A substrate may have active areas at different levels separated by a mask. Along the mask may be a shallow trench isolation. Along the shallow trench isolation...
Methods of forming vertical field effect transistors, vertical field
effect transistors, and DRAM cells
A method of forming a vertical field effect transistor includes etching an opening into semiconductor material. Sidewalls and radially outermost portions of the...
Briefly, embodiments of non-volatile memory and embodiments of fabrication thereof are disclosed. For example, a non-volatile memory device having a gate...
Methods of forming non-volatile memory cells having multi-resistive state
material between conductive electrodes
A method of forming a non-volatile resistive oxide memory cell includes forming a first conductive electrode of the memory cell as part of a substrate. The...
Methods of indirect register access including automatic modification of a
directly accessible address register
Systems and methods are provided for managing access to registers. A system may include a set of direct registers and a set of indirect registers. The indirect...
Non-volatile memory device having assignable network identification
Memory devices and methods disclosed such as a memory device having a plurality of memory dies where each die includes a network identification that uniquely...
Device to device flow control within a chain of devices
The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for device to device flow control. In one or more embodiments, a system configured for device to...
Systems, memories, and methods for refreshing memory arrays
Memories, systems, and methods for refreshing are provided, such as a memory with an array of memory cells divided into sections. Memories include replacement...
Non-volatile memory control
Methods and apparatus for use in a memory system having a non-volatile memory and a controller for limiting the number of non-volatile memory arrays from a...
Couplings within memory devices
A memory device includes a first bit line coupled to a first source/drain region of a first multiplexer gate, a second bit line coupled to a first source/drain...
Memory modules and memory devices having memory device stacks, and method
of forming same
A memory module, system and method of forming the same includes a memory module including a plurality of memory devices having a first portion of memory devices...
Crystallographically orientated tantalum pentoxide and methods of making
Methods of forming an oxide are disclosed and include contacting a ruthenium-containing material with a tantalum-containing precursor and contacting the...
Digital locked loops and methods with configurable operating parameters
A locked loop may have an adjustable hysteresis and/or a tracking speed that can be programmed by a user of an electronic device containing the locked loop or...
Methods for forming arrays of small, closely spaced features
Methods of forming arrays of small, densely spaced holes or pillars for use in integrated circuits are disclosed. Various pattern transfer and etching steps can...
Method and apparatus for directing molding compound flow and resulting
semiconductor device packages
Flow diverting structures for preferentially impeding, redirecting or both impeding and redirecting the flow of flowable encapsulant material, such as molding...
Method and apparatus providing analytical device and operating method
based on solid state image sensor
An analytical system-on-a-chip can be used as an analytical imaging device, for example, for detecting the presence of a chemical compound. A layer of...
Memory device comprising an array portion and a logic portion
In an embodiment of the present invention, a method comprises patterning a first plurality of semiconductor structures in an array portion of a semiconductor...
Semiconductor devices including dual gate structures
Semiconductor devices including dual gate structures and methods of forming such semiconductor devices are disclosed. For example, semiconductor devices are...