Semiconductor memory device having memory block configuration
A memory array including memory mats is arranged in a U shape when seen in two dimensions, and a logic circuit and an analog circuit are arranged in a region...
Semiconductor memory device including repair redundancy memory cell arrays
A semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of memory cell matrixes each of which contains plural memory cell arrays whose number is lager than 2.sup.n...
RAM macro and timing generating circuit thereof
A timing generating circuit generates a control clock (1) and a test clock (2) based on an externally input clock CLK, and outputs the generated clocks to a...
Memory device with propagation circuitry in each sub-array and method
A memory device and method of operating such a device are provided. The memory device has a plurality of sub-arrays arranged to form at least one sub-array...
Non-volatile memory device and method for writing data thereto
The present invention provides a method for writing data to a non-volatile memory device having first wirings and second wirings intersecting one another and...
Non-volatile memory device and method of controlling a bulk voltage
A non-volatile memory device comprises a voltage supplier comprising memory cells in which the voltage supplier supplies a positive set voltage to a bulk of a...
Enhanced erase for flash storage device
A flash storage device includes flash storage units that are erased in response to a condition or command while allowing the flash storage device to be used...
Charge pump operation in a non-volatile memory device
A charge pump in a memory device is activated to produce a programming voltage prior to data loading during a programming operation. During an initial...
Semiconductor memory column decoder device and method
Semiconductor memory devices and methods include a flash memory cell array fabricated in a well, with memory cells in the same column connected to each other in...
Method of programming memory device
A method of programming a memory device may include applying a program voltage to a memory cell of the memory device and consecutively applying a plurality of...
Non-volatile memory device
The present invention relates to a method of operating a non-volatile memory device. In an aspect of the present invention, the method includes performing a...
Methods of operating nonvolatile memory devices
Methods of operating nonvolatile memory devices are provided. In a method of operating a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory cells,...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
A NAND cell unit includes memory cells which are connected in series. An erase operation is effected on all memory cells. Then, a soft-program voltage, which is...
Applying different body bias to different substrate portions for
Body bias can be applied to optimize performance in a non-volatile storage system. Body bias can be set in an adaptive manner to reduce an error count of an...
Method for programming nand type flash memory
Disclosed is a method for programming a flash memory device capable of preventing a threshold voltage distribution of a memory cell from being moved due to a...
Method and system for accessing a flash memory device
An apparatus, system, and computer-implemented method for controlling data transfer between a plurality of serial data link interfaces and a plurality of memory...
Nonvolatile memory device including circuit formed of thin film
A transistor is arranged for electrically isolating a sense amplifier formed of a thin film transistor from a data line electrically coupled to the sense...
Semi-volatile NAND flash memory
Semi-volatile NAND flash memory systems, apparatuses, and methods for use are described herein. According to various embodiments, a semi-volatile NAND flash...
Compensation for voltage drifts in analog memory cells
A method for data storage includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective first storage values into the memory cells. After...
Random access memory with CMOS-compatible nonvolatile storage element
Embodiments provide systems, methods, and apparatuses with a plurality of row lines and column lines arranged in a matrix, and at least one memory cell having...
Multiple time programmable (MTP) PMOS floating gate-based non-volatile
memory device for a general purpose CMOS...
A multiple time programmable (MTP) memory cell, in accordance with an embodiment, includes a floating gate PMOS transistor, a high voltage NMOS transistor, and...
Scaleable memory systems using third dimension memory
A non-volatile scalable memory circuit is described, including a bus formed on a substrate that includes active circuitry, metallization layers, and a plurality...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and usage method thereof
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes a first PMOS transistor and a second PMOS transistor having a gate, the first and the second PMOS transistors...
Non-volatile memory with both single and multiple level cells
Memory arrays and methods of operating such memory arrays are described as having a memory cell operated as a single level cell interposed between and coupled...
Estimation of memory cell read thresholds by sampling inside programming
level distribution intervals
A method for data storage includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells by writing into the memory cells in the group respective storage values, which...
Off-die charge pump that supplies multiple flash devices
A system and method for storing data uses multiple flash memory dies. Each flash memory die includes multiple flash memory cells. A charge pump is adapted to...
Thin film magnetic memory device capable of conducting stable data read
and write operations
A tunnel magnetic resistive element forming a magnetic memory cell includes a fixed magnetic layer having a fixed magnetic field of a fixed direction, a free...
Method for efficiently driving a phase change memory device
A method for efficiently driving a phase change memory device is presented that includes the operational procedures of writing, reading, comparing and changing....
Non-volatile field programmable gate array
A non-volatile memory device includes a first metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) device coupled to a bit line and a word line and a second CMOS device coupled to...
Semiconductor memory device with sense circuit connected to sense node
coupled to bit line
A semiconductor memory device comprises a word line; a bit line crossing the word line; a memory cell connected to intersection of the word line and the bit...
Field-emitter-based memory array with phase-change storage devices
Embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for three-terminal field-emitter triode devices, and memory arrays utilizing the same. In other...
Structures for resistive random access memory cells
A resistive random access memory (RRAM) cell that includes a first electrode having a lower portion, a continuous side portion and an upper portion, the lower...
Method for resetting a resistive change memory element
A method of resetting a resistive change memory element is disclosed. The method comprises performing a series of programming operations--for example, a...
Semiconductor device with recording layer containing indium, germanium,
antimony and tellurium
A phase change memory is formed of a plug buried within a through-hole in an insulating film formed on a semiconductor substrate, an interface layer formed on...
Method of programming multi-layer chalcogenide devices
A method of programming a multi-layer chalcogenide electronic device. The device includes an active region in electrical communication with two terminals, where...
Symmetric blocking transient voltage suppressor (TVS) using bipolar
transistor base snatch
A symmetrical blocking transient voltage suppressing (TVS) circuit for suppressing a transient voltage includes an NPN transistor having a base electrically...
Semiconductor memory device of open bit line type
There is provided a semiconductor memory device that includes: a plurality of memory mats each including a plurality of word lines, a plurality of bit lines, a...
Media player with non-volatile memory
A media player is provided that includes a processor configured to execute a media player program, a non-volatile memory electrically coupled with the...
Solid state drive with non-volatile memory for a media device
A media device is provided that includes a processor configured to execute a media device program, a non-volatile memory electrically coupled with the...
Read and match circuit for low-voltage content addressable memory
A read, write, and match circuit for a low-voltage content addressable memory. A write circuit inputs signals for storing data in the memory cells, a read...
Switching mode power supply and method of operation
In one embodiment, an SMPS includes a rectifier for generating an input DC voltage from an input AC voltage. A switching transistor is coupled to a primary coil...
Method and system for delivering a controlled voltage
In general, in one aspect, the invention relates to a method for delivering a controlled voltage. The method involves, during a first electric pulse delivered...
Buck boost function based on a capacitor bootstrap input buck converter
A buck boost voltage converter circuit has a capacitor pump circuit for boosting an input voltage in a first mode of operation when an input voltage is below a...
Output protection circuit of a power converter
An output protection circuit used for a power converter having an operational amplifier, a diode, a number of voltage-dividing resistors, and a switch tube. In...
Flyback power supply with forced primary regulation
A flyback converter controller with forced primary regulation is disclosed. An example flyback converter controller includes a secondary control circuit to be...
Method and apparatus for a control circuit with multiple operating modes
An apparatus of regulating a power converter with multiple operating modes includes a switch coupled to an energy transfer element coupled between an input and...
Efficient power regulation for class-E amplifiers
A power converter device and method are provided. The power converter device includes an input power source and an input inductor configured for coupling a...
Active snubber for transition mode power converter
A transition mode power converter having an active snubber the operation of which is controlled using an auxiliary winding on the transformer of the power...
Electronic device structure
An electronic device structure includes an upper case, a lower case, a main board, a suspending member, and a fixing member. The upper case and the lower case...
Connector hold down and method
A device may include a connector receptacle coupled to a motherboard; a connector hold-down disposed adjacent to the connector receptacle; and/or a connector...