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US-8,117,375 Memory device program window adjustment
In one or more embodiments, a memory device is disclosed as having an adjustable programming window having a plurality of programmable levels. The programming...
US-8,117,351 Serial parallel interface for data word architecture
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to techniques involving transitioning serial data into a serial parallel interface.
US-8,116,143 Method of erasing memory cell
An embodiment of a method of erasing a target memory cell includes grounding a selected word line commonly coupled to portions of a row of memory cells...
US-8,116,138 Memory device distributed controller system
A memory device distributed controller circuit distributes memory control functions amongst a plurality of memory controllers. A master controller receives an...
US-8,116,137 Memory cell operation
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, devices, modules, and systems for programming memory cells. One method includes determining a quantity of...
US-8,116,135 Non-volatile memory cell read failure reduction
The present disclosure includes various method, device, and system embodiments for reducing non-volatile memory cell read failures. One such method embodiment...
US-8,116,115 Multilevel phase change memory operation
Methods, devices, and systems associated with multilevel phase change memory cells are described herein. One or more embodiments of the present disclosure...
US-8,115,854 Imager method and apparatus employing photonic crystals
An image sensor and a method of forming an image sensor. The image sensor includes an array of pixel cells at a surface of a substrate. Each pixel cell has a...
US-8,115,841 Method, apparatus and system providing an image sensor having pixels with multiple exposures, diodes and gain...
A method, apparatus and system are described providing a high dynamic range pixel. Operating conditions, including integration time and sensitivity of different...
US-8,115,637 Systems and methods to selectively connect antennas to receive and backscatter radio frequency signals
Systems and methods to selectively attach and control antennas via diodes and current sources. In one embodiment, a system includes: an RFID reader having a...
US-8,115,528 Method and apparatus for output data synchronization with system clock
A circuit, delay-locked loop, memory device, system and method of synchronizing a clock are described. A circuit generally includes a delay line configured to...
US-8,115,296 Electronic device package
Various embodiments for molding tools for moisture-resistant image sensor packaging structures and methods of assembly are disclosed. Image sensor packages of...
US-8,115,243 Surround gate access transistors with grown ultra-thin bodies
A vertical transistor having an annular transistor body surrounding a vertical pillar, which can be made from oxide. The transistor body can be grown by a solid...
US-8,115,112 Interposer substrates and semiconductor device assemblies and electronic systems including such interposer...
Chip-scale packages and assemblies thereof are disclosed. The chip-scale package includes a core member of a metal or alloy having a recess for at least...
US-8,114,763 Tantalum aluminum oxynitride high-K dielectric
Electronic apparatus and methods of forming the electronic apparatus may include a tantalum aluminum oxynitride film for use in a variety of electronic systems...
US-8,114,753 Buried decoupling capacitors, devices and systems including same, and methods of fabrication
A buried decoupling capacitor apparatus and method are provided. According to various embodiments, a buried decoupling capacitor apparatus includes a...
US-8,114,737 Methods of forming memory cells on pillars and memories with memory cells on pillars
Methods of fabricating memory are disclosed. For example, a method includes fabricating rows of memory cells on pillars separated by isolation regions...
US-8,114,718 Antiblooming imaging apparatus, systems, and methods
Apparatus, systems, and methods are described to assist in reducing dark current in an active pixel sensor. In various embodiments, a potential barrier...
US-8,114,573 Topography based patterning
A mask having features formed by self-organizing material, such as diblock copolymers, is formed on a partially fabricated integrated circuit. Initially, a...
US-8,114,301 Graphoepitaxial self-assembly of arrays of downward facing half-cylinders
Methods for fabricating sublithographic, nanoscale microstructures in line arrays utilizing self-assembling block copolymers, and films and devices formed from...
US-8,114,300 Multi-layer method for formation of registered arrays of cylindrical pores in polymer films
Methods for fabricating sublithographic, nanoscale polymeric microstructures utilizing self-assembling block copolymers, and films and devices formed from these...
US-8,114,219 Systems and methods for forming metal oxide layers
A method of forming (and apparatus for forming) a metal oxide layer, preferably a dielectric layer, on a substrate, particularly a semiconductor substrate or...
US-8,113,066 Chuck-integrated force-measuring system
A chuck-integrated force-measuring system for determining cutting forces at the cutting tool tip of a rotating tool, for example a drill or milling cutter...
US-8,112,578 Low power, hash-content addressable memory architecture
A comparand word is input to a plurality of hash circuits, with each hash circuit responding to a different portion of the comparand word. The hash circuits...
US-8,112,573 Non-volatile memory with erase block state indication in a subset of sectors of erase block
An improved Flash memory device with a distributed erase block management (EBM) scheme is detailed that enhances operation and helps minimize write fatigue of...
US-8,111,965 Waveguide for thermo optic device
A waveguide and resonator are formed on a lower cladding of a thermo optic device, each having a formation height that is substantially equal. Thereafter, the...
US-8,111,580 Multi-phase duty-cycle corrected clock signal generator and memory having same
Memories, multi-phase clock signal generators, and methods for generating multi-phase duty cycle corrected clock signals are disclosed. For example, one such...
US-8,111,578 Memory devices having redundant arrays for repair
Apparatus and methods are disclosed, such as those involving a memory device. One such memory device includes a memory array including a sub-array that includes...
US-8,111,570 Devices and methods for a threshold voltage difference compensated sense amplifier
Embodiments are described for a voltage compensated sense amplifier. One such sense amplifier includes a pair of digit line nodes respectively coupled to a pair...
US-8,111,555 NAND step voltage switching method
Methods and memories having switching points for changing Vstep increments according to a level of a multilevel cell being programmed include programming at a...
US-8,111,534 Rank select using a global select pin
Methods, memory devices, and systems are disclosed, such as those for accessing a memory circuit through the use of reduced external pins. With one such system,...
US-8,111,515 Methods and apparatuses for transferring heat from stacked microfeature devices
Methods and apparatuses for transferring heat from stacked microfeature devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a microfeature device assembly...
US-8,110,891 Method of increasing deposition rate of silicon dioxide on a catalyst
Methods for forming dielectric layers, and structures and devices resulting from such methods, and systems that incorporate the devices are provided. The...
US-8,110,884 Methods of packaging imager devices and optics modules, and resulting assemblies
A method of packaging imager devices and optics modules is disclosed which includes positioning an imager device and an optics module in each of a plurality of...
US-8,110,488 Method for increasing etch rate during deep silicon dry etch
A method of increasing etch rate during deep silicon dry etch by altering the geometric shape of the etch mask is presented. By slightly altering the shape of...
US-8,110,469 Graded dielectric layers
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...
US-8,110,392 Methods and devices for microfluidic point-of-care immunoassays
Microfluidic methods and devices for heterogeneous binding and agglutination assays are disclosed, with improvements relating to mixing and to reagent and...
US-8,107,344 Phase masks for use in holographic data storage
A spatial light modulator (SLM) having a phase mask that is provided as an internal component thereof. The phase mask can be provided as a multilevel surface of...
US-8,107,305 Integrated circuit memory operation apparatus and methods
Some embodiments include apparatus and methods having a memory cell included in a device, a control line configured to receive a control signal to access the...
US-8,107,296 Mitigation of data corruption from back pattern and program disturb in a non-volatile memory device
In one of the disclosed embodiments, a write algorithm is used to remove errors due to back pattern effects, cell-to-cell capacitive coupling, and program...
US-8,107,218 Capacitors
Some embodiments include methods of forming capacitors. A metal oxide mixture may be formed over a first capacitor electrode. The metal oxide mixture may have a...
US-8,106,644 Reference circuit with start-up control, generator, device, system and method including same
A reference generator circuit generates a reference signal for use by a regulator in generating operational power for circuits and devices. A start-up circuit...
US-8,106,520 Signal delivery in stacked device
Some embodiments include apparatus, systems, and methods having a base, a first die, a second arranged in a stacked with the first die and the base, and a...
US-8,106,491 Methods of forming stacked semiconductor devices with a leadframe and associated assemblies
A device is disclosed which includes a first packaged integrated circuit device, a second packaged integrated circuit device positioned above the first packaged...
US-8,106,488 Wafer level packaging
Through vias in a substrate are formed by creating a trench in a top side of the substrate and at least one trench in the back side of the substrate. The sum of...
US-8,106,438 Stud capacitor device and fabrication method
The present teachings relate to a method of forming a container capacitor structure on a substrate. In one embodiment, the method comprises etching a recess in...
US-8,105,956 Methods of forming silicon oxides and methods of forming interlevel dielectrics
A method of forming silicon oxide includes depositing a silicon nitride-comprising material over a substrate. The silicon nitride-comprising material has an...
US-8,105,896 Methods of forming capacitors
A method of forming a capacitor includes forming a conductive first capacitor electrode material comprising TiN over a substrate. TiN of the TiN-comprising...
US-8,105,862 Imager with tuned color filter
An optimized color filter array is formed in, above or below one or more damascene layers. The color filter array includes filter regions which are configured...
US-8,105,858 CMOS imager having a nitride dielectric
An imaging device formed as a CMOS semiconductor integrated circuit includes a nitrogen containing insulating material beneath a photogate. The nitrogen...
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