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Operation management in a memory device
Methods of operating a memory device include performing a first memory operation having an associated timing requirement; after completing the first memory...
Methods of forming patterns for semiconductor device structures
Methods of forming a pattern in a semiconductor device structure include deprotecting an outer portion of a first photosensitive resist material, forming a...
Semiconductor temperature sensor with high sensitivity
A temperature sensor circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the temperature sensor comprises an input circuit with a current mirror for forcing a current down...
Memory arrays and methods of forming memory arrays
Some embodiments include memory arrays having a plurality of memory cells vertically between bitlines and wordlines. The memory cells contain phase change...
Magnetic memory cells, methods of fabrication, semiconductor devices,
memory systems, and electronic systems
A magnetic cell includes a free region between an intermediate oxide region (e.g., a tunnel barrier) and a secondary oxide region. Both oxide regions may be...
Thyristor random access memory device and method
Memory devices and methods of making memory devices are shown. Methods and configurations as shown provide folded and vertical memory devices for increased...
Memory device and method of fabricating thereof
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to a process flow to form a gate structure of a memory device.
Pixel with strained silicon layer for improving carrier mobility and blue
response in imagers
An imager having a pixel cell having an associated strained silicon layer. The strained silicon layer increases charge transfer efficiency, decreases image lag,...
Some embodiments include a semiconductor device having two gate electrodes which are of about a same gate width as one another, and having a first diffusion...
Semiconductor constructions and methods of forming semiconductor
Some embodiments include a semiconductor construction having a pair of lines extending primarily along a first direction, and having a pair of contacts between...
Data path with clock-data tracking
A system includes a plurality of sensing devices, a first multiplexer, a plurality of local return clock signal paths, a second multiplexer, and a data latch....
Apparatuses and methods for segmented SGS lines
Apparatuses and methods for segmented SGS lines are described. An example apparatus may include first and second pluralities of memory subblocks of a memory...
Reference voltage generation apparatuses and methods
A method and apparatuses for generating a reference voltage are disclosed. One example apparatus includes a current source coupled to a first power supply. The...
Determining soft data
The present application includes apparatuses and methods for determining soft data. A number of embodiments include determining soft data associated with a data...
Methods of operating ferroelectric memory cells, and related ferroelectric
Methods of operating a ferroelectric memory cell. The method comprises applying one of a positive bias voltage and a negative bias voltage to a ferroelectric...
Interfaces and die packages, and appartuses including the same
A memory device includes a memory die package including a plurality of memory dies, an interface device including an interface circuit, and a memory controller...
Vertical light emitting devices with nickel silicide bonding and methods
Various embodiments of light emitting devices, assemblies, and methods of manufacturing are described herein. In one embodiment, a method for manufacturing a...
Memory array with a pair of memory-cell strings to a single conductive
An array of memory cells has a conductive pillar and a plurality of first and second memory cells coupled in series by the conductive pillar. Each first memory...
Some embodiments include an integrated structure having a stack of alternating dielectric levels and conductive levels, vertically-stacked memory cells within...
Dynamic program window determination in a memory device
A memory device has a controller. The controller is configured to cause the memory device to inhibit programming of a group of memory cells. The controller is...
Programming methods and memories
Memory devices and programming methods for memories are disclosed, such as those adapted to program a memory using an increasing channel voltage for a first...
Apparatuses and/or methods for operating a memory cell as an anti-fuse
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to operating a memory cell as an anti-fuse, such as for use in phase change memory, for example.
Threshold voltage analysis
Apparatuses and methods for threshold voltage analysis are described. One or more methods for threshold voltage analysis include storing expected state...
Apparatuses and methods for performing an exclusive or operation using
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to determining an XOR value in memory. An example method can include performing a NAND operation...
Array of nonvolatile memory cells having at least five memory cells per
unit cell, having a plurality of the...
Disclosed is an array of nonvolatile memory cells includes five memory cells per unit cell. Also disclosed is an array of vertically stacked tiers of...
Shifting read data
This disclosure relates to avoiding a hard error in memory during write time by shifting data to be programmed to memory to mask the hard error. In one...
Results generation for state machine engines
A state machine engine includes a storage element, such as a (e.g., match) results memory. The storage element is configured to receive a result of an analysis...
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for command queuing. A number of embodiments include receiving a queued command request at a memory...
Methods and apparatuses for template cooling
Disclosed are cooling apparatus and methods of cooling a template. The cooling apparatus includes a reticle and an optical cooling material. The reticle...
Systems and methods for forming apertures in microfeature workpieces
Systems and methods for forming apertures in microfeature workpieces are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes directing a laser beam toward a...
Solid state transducer dies having reflective features over contacts and
associated systems and methods
Systems and methods for improved light emitting efficiency of a solid state transducer (SST), for example light emitting diodes (LED), are disclosed. One...
Semiconductor devices comprising aluminum oxide
A semiconductor structure comprising aluminum oxide. The semiconductor structure comprises a dielectric material overlying a substrate. The aluminum oxide...
Field effect transistor constructions and memory arrays
In some embodiments, a transistor includes a stack having a bottom source/drain region, a first insulative material, a conductive gate, a second insulative...
Semiconductor devices including a recessed access device and methods of
A semiconductor device comprises a recessed access device that includes a first pillar, a second pillar, a channel region connecting the first and second...
Methods and structures for processing semiconductor devices using
polymeric materials and adhesives
Methods of forming a semiconductor structure include exposing a carrier substrate to a silane material to form a coating, removing a portion of the coating at...
Devices, systems, and methods related to forming through-substrate vias
with sacrificial plugs
Methods for making semiconductor devices are disclosed herein. A method configured in accordance with a particular embodiment includes forming one or more...
Functional data programming and reading in a memory
Methods for functional programming memory cells and apparatuses are disclosed. One such method for functional programming includes encoding a group of data with...
Sense circuits, memory devices, and related methods for resistance
Sense circuits, memory devices, and related methods are disclosed. A sense circuit includes sample and hold circuitry configured to sample and hold a second...
Memory cells having a plurality of resistance variable materials
Resistance variable memory cells having a plurality of resistance variable materials and methods of operating and forming the same are described herein. As an...
Apparatuses and methods for identifying an extremum value stored in an
array of memory cells
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to identifying an extremum value using sensing circuitry. An example method can include...
Performing logical operations using sensing circuitry
Apparatuses and methods related to performing logical operations using sensing circuitry are disclosed. One apparatus comprises an array of memory cells,...
Quantizing circuits having improved sensing
A system including a processor and a memory device. The memory device includes a memory array having a plurality of memory elements connected to a bit-line and...
Multiple data channel memory module architecture
The present invention is directed generally to systems and methods which provide a memory module having multiple data channels that are independently accessible...
Low voltage sensing scheme having reduced active power down standby
A low voltage sensing scheme reduces active power down standby leakage current in a memory device. A damping device or diode is used between a Psense amplifier...
Systems and devices including multi-transistor cells and methods of using,
making, and operating the same
A device may include a first transistor, a second transistor, and a data element. The first transistor may have a column gate and a channel, and the second...
Receiving data streams in parallel and providing a first portion of data
to a first state machine engine and a...
An apparatus can include a first state machine engine configured to receive a first portion of a data stream from a processor and a second state machine engine...
Cache coherence protocol for persistent memories
A memory device having a memory controller, a main memory with at least a portion comprising persistent memory, and at least two processing entities, wherein...
Apparatuses and methods for encoding using error protection codes
Subject matter disclosed herein relates to error protection of data stored in and/or read from a memory device. Coefficient data representing canonical...
Machine tool to which rotary tool unit can be attached
A machine tool 1 includes a turret (4, 104) to which a tool unit 2 is adapted to be radially mounted, a cylindrical turret pivoting driving shaft (5, 105) for...
Handheld treatment device
A handheld treatment device can include a handheld housing; a transmitting antenna located in the handheld housing and configured to accept one or more input...