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Use of Dummy Word Lines for Metadata Storage
In a non-volatile memories formed according to a NAND type of architecture, one or more of the end word lines on the source end, drain end, or both are set...
3D FLASH MEMORY DEVICE HAVING DIFFERENT DUMMY WORD LINES AND DATA STORAGE
DEVICES INCLUDING SAME
A three-dimensional (3D) flash memory includes a first dummy word line disposed between a ground select line and a lowermost main word line, and a second dummy...
IN-MEMORY COMPUTATIONAL DEVICE
A computing device includes a memory array built of several sections having memory cells arranged in rows and column, at least one cell in each column of the...
MEMORY EQUIPPED WITH INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FUNCTION, METHOD FOR USING
SAME, DEVICE, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING...
CPUs are not effective for search processing for information on a memory. Content-addressable memories (CAMs) are effective for information searches, but it is...
GLOBAL BIT LINE PRE-CHARGE CIRCUIT THAT COMPENSATES FOR PROCESS, OPERATING
VOLTAGE, AND TEMPERATURE VARIATIONS
A memory array includes wordlines, local bitlines, two-terminal memory elements, global bitlines, and local-to-global bitline pass gates and gain stages. The...
FORMING METHOD FOR VARIABLE-RESISTANCE NONVOLATILE MEMORY ELEMENT
A forming method includes: applying a first pulse voltage to a second electrode to a variable-resistance nonvolatile memory element in first state; and...
SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array having first wires, a second wire, and memory cells connected to the first and second wires, and a...
Resistive Switching Element and Use Thereof
A bipolar resistive switching device including an electrically conductive bottom electrode, a stack of transition metal oxides layers, a number of transition...
An embodiment of the invention provides a sensing device. The sensing device includes a controller, a Resistive random memory sensor, an access circuit and a...
There is provided a method of detecting offset in a sense amplifier of an sRAM memory unit. The method comprises using a sense amplifier of the SRAM memory...
MEMORY DEVICE WITH STABLE WRITING AND/OR READING OPERATION
A memory device includes a first inverter, a second inverter cross-coupled with the first inverter, an accessing unit, and a switching unit. The accessing unit...
SYSTEM-ON-CHIP AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME
A system-on-chip and an electronic device including the system-on-chip are provided. The system-on-chip includes a power switch, a logic block, a memory...
MEMORY DEVICE, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE INCLUDING
A memory device capable of optimizing a refresh cycle is provided. The memory device includes a monitor circuit capable of generating a signal serving as a...
DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY WITH FULLY INDEPENDENT PARTIAL ARRAY REFRESH
A dynamic random access memory device includes a plurality of memory subblocks. Each subblock has a plurality of wordlines whereto a plurality of data store...
MEMORY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC COMPONENT, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE
Provided is a memory device having a plurality of memory cells and a refresh circuit. Each of the memory cells is configured to retain multiple data as a...
Non-Volatile Flip-Flop with Enhanced-Scan Capability to Sustain Sudden
Non-volatile flip-flops (NVFFs) based circuitries and schemes that incorporate magnetic tunnel junctions (MTJs) are provided to ensure fast data storage and...
MAGNETIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY CELL WITH A DUAL JUNCTION FOR TERNARY
CONTENT ADDRESSABLE MEMORY APPLICATIONS
A MRAM cell including a first tunnel barrier layer between a soft ferromagnetic layer having a free magnetization and a first hard ferromagnetic layer having a...
MAGNETIC TUNNEL JUNCTION SWITCHING ASSISTED BY TEMPERATURE-GRADIENT
INDUCED SPIN TORQUE
Thermal-spin-torque (TST) in a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) is demonstrated by generating large temperature gradients across ultrathin MgO tunnel barriers,...
LOW POWER MEMORY CELL WITH HIGH SENSING MARGIN
Memory cell, method for operating the memory cell and method of forming the memory cell are disclosed. The memory cell includes a first selector having a first...
A magneto-optical device comprising a magnetic unit and an optical unit, an electronic device comprising the magneto-optical device, a method of energy saving...
MEMORY DEVICE FOR PERFORMING MULTI-CORE ACCESS TO BANK GROUPS
A memory device has a burst length "b", performs "k" core accesses per command, and receives a command, where "b" is an integer of at least 2 and "k" is an...
DATA STORAGE DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF
A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory apparatus including a plurality of pages coupled to a single word line; and a controller suitable for...
WRITE VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT AND MEMORY APPARATUS
A write voltage generation circuit includes: a power supply terminal that receives an external power supply voltage; a boosting circuit that boosts the...
SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE
A semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of memory banks in a first region, a data terminal to which an input data signal is input, the data terminal...
EXTENSIBLE CONFIGURABLE FPGA STORAGE STRUCTURE AND FPGA DEVICE
An extensible configurable FPGA storage structure and an FPGA device, where the FPGA storage structure includes: a plurality of local storage units, a...
Network Storage Device
A network storage device is provided, where the network storage device includes a cabinet, a network switch, and a hard disk area, where the network switch and...
SMARTPHONE-BASED METHODS AND SYSTEMS
Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software...
Method and system for segmenting videos
Techniques segmenting a video using tags without interfering video data thereof are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, each tag is...
Unified Processing of Multi-Format Timed Data
A timed data component is implemented within an operating system to provide parsing and data conversion of multiple timed data formats. The timed data...
METHOD FOR REAL TIME VIDEO PROCESSING INVOLVING CHANGING A COLOR OF AN
OBJECT ON A HUMAN FACE IN A VIDEO
A computer-implemented method for real time video processing for changing a color of an object in a video, the method being performed in connection with a...
MULTI-SENSOR EVENT DETECTION AND TAGGING SYSTEM
A sensor event detection and tagging system that analyzes data from multiple sensors to detect an event and to automatically select or generate tags for the...
OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING/REPRODUCING DEVICE
A light information recording/reproducing apparatus can improve the optical efficiency of an optical system at the time of reproduction to thereby improve the...
MAGNETIC TAPE AND MAGNETIC SIGNAL REPRODUCING DEVICE
The magnetic tape has a nonmagnetic layer, a magnetic layer, and a backcoat layer; with one or both of the magnetic layer and nonmagnetic layer comprising at...
STORAGE APPARATUS, CONTROLLER AND CONTROL METHOD
A storage apparatus of an embodiment includes a magnetic disk, a head, and a controller. The head includes a writing unit that outputs a magnetic field to...
NOISE MITIGATION FOR WRITE PRECOMPENSATION TUNING
The disclosed technology provides techniques for mitigating write-to-write bit error rate fluctuations that decrease accuracy of write precompensation (WPC)...
TAPE DEVICE AND CONTROLLER THEREOF
A tape device includes a tape drive, a storage unit, and a processor. The tape drive is configured to write plural data units in a magnetic tape formed with...
BOND PAD CONFIGURATIONS FOR MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD SLIDER
Examples of a magnetic recording head slider, a head gimbal assembly and methods of manufacturing each are disclosed. The magnetic recording head slider may...
INTIALIZATION OF MAGNETIC FEATURES
The embodiments disclose an alternating current (AC) erase process configured to cancel out existing polarity of stack magnetic features on both sides of the...
A gramophone record of the present disclosure includes a recording member 3 and a functional member 2. The recording member 3 has a main body 31 that is made...
A gramophone record includes a main body and a cladding layer. The main body is made of a polymeric material, and has a base surface and an extending surface...
Voice Activity Detector for Audio Signals
According to one aspect, a method for detecting voice activity is disclosed, the method including receiving a frame of an input audio signal, the input audio...
Methods and Voice Activity Detectors for a Speech Encoders
Voice activity detectors and related methods are provided. Methods include receiving a frame of the input signal; determining a first SNR of the received...
Audio Data Classification
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for analyzing an audio sample to determine whether the audio...
PERSONALIZED INSTANT MOOD IDENTIFICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM
Methods and systems of identifying an instant mood state personalized for an individual subject are described. The methods and systems may include analysis of...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SIGNAL EXTRACTION OF AUDIO SIGNAL
A method and an apparatus for signal extraction of audio signal are provided. An audio signal is converted into a plurality of frames, and the frames are...
DEVICES AND METHODS FOR REDUCING THE PROCESSING TIME OF THE CONVERGENCE OF
A SPATIAL FILTER
A noise-suppression device includes an input buffer, a spatial filter, a delay buffer, and a controller. The input buffer stores sound data. The spatial filter...
SPEECH PROCESSING METHOD AND SPEECH PROCESSING APPARATUS
A speech processing method and apparatus for speech processing is provided. The speech processing method includes: acquiring position data variations of a...
SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING REVERSIBLE DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL INFORMATION
ASSOCIATED WITH PARAMETRIC AUDIO CODERS
On the basis of a bitstream (P), an n-channel audio signal (X) is reconstructed by deriving an m-channel core signal (Y) and multichannel coding parameters (a)...
AUDIO ENCODER AND DECODER WITH PROGRAM INFORMATION OR SUBSTREAM STRUCTURE
Apparatus and methods for generating an encoded audio bitstream, including by including substream structure metadata (SSM) and/or program information metadata...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING SPEECH RECOGNITION PROCESSING
Computing the feature Maximum Mutual Information (fMMI) method requires multiplication of vectors with a huge matrix. The huge matrix is subdivided into block...