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Magnetic exchange coupled core-shell nanomagnets
A permanent magnet is fabricated such that it has a magnetically hard core surrounded by a thin magnetically soft shell. The magnetically hard core provides a...
Methods of manufacturing wire, multi-layer wire pre-products and wires
Exemplary methods for manufacturing a wire and resultant wires are disclosed herein. The method includes extruding a receptor cross-linkable polymer that is...
Method of producing extremely thick insulation coating on surface of
A method of producing an extremely thick insulation coating on a surface of an electrical steel, comprises the following steps: 1) preparing a coating...
Method of manufacturing transparent conductive film
A method of manufacturing a transparent conductive film has the steps of: preparing a laminated body in which a transparent conductive layer that is not...
Insulated wire for vehicle use and cable for vehicle use
An insulated wire for vehicle use includes a conductor and an insulating layer disposed on an outer circumference of the conductor. The insulating layer...
Flame-retardant resin composition for aluminum electric wire and aluminum
electric wire using same
The invention relates to a flame-retardant resin composition for an aluminum electric wire, the resin composition comprising: a base resin containing (A) 75 to...
Variable pin-hole type collimator and radiation imaging device using the
The present invention relates to a variable pin-hole type collimator applied to a radiation imaging device. The variable pin-hole type collimator comprises: a...
Automatic calibration for device with controlled motion range
An apparatus includes a portion that moves along a guided path and a displacement gauge that outputs readings based on the portion's position on the guided...
Nuclear fuel rod and method of manufacturing pellets for such a rod
A new type of nuclear fuel rods. The rod cladding has an elliptical section transverse to its longitudinal direction and each nuclear fuel pellet has a...
Managing nuclear reactor spent fuel rods
A spent nuclear fuel rod canister includes a submersible pressure vessel including a casing that defines an interior cavity, the casing including a corrosion...
Passive system for cooling the core of a nuclear reactor
A system for passively cooling nuclear fuel in a pressurized water reactor during refueling that employs gravity and alignment of valves using battery reserves...
Radioactive capture system for severe accident containment of light water
reactors (LWRS), and method thereof
A system and a method for capturing gaseous, particulate and liquid radioactive material released from primary containment of a Light Water Reactor (LWR) during...
Control rod with outer hafnium skin
A control rod is used to control the reaction of a nuclear reactor. The control rod comprises one or more internal rodlet(s) and a hafnium skin that serves as...
Fusion energy device with internal ion source
An improved fusion reactor design with provision for supplying plasma fuel inside a model reactor without consuming additional power in the process. Embodiments...
Column redundancy system for a memory array
A memory array having a main memory array and a redundant memory array. The redundant memory array includes redundant memory arranged in replacement units to...
Spare memory external to protected memory
A memory subsystem employs spare memory cells external to one or more memory devices. In some embodiments, a processing system uses the spare memory cells to...
Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same
A semiconductor memory device and a method of operating the same are provided. The method of operating the semiconductor memory device includes detecting a...
3-D memory and built-in self-test circuit thereof
A three-dimensional (3-D) memory includes: multiple memory dies, each having at least one memory bank and a built-in self-test (BIST) circuit; and a plurality...
Gate driving circuit
An Nth stage shift register of a gate driving circuit includes a pull-up unit for pulling up an Nth stage gate signal of a gate line to a high level voltage...
Bidirectional shift register and image display device using the same
A display device including a bidirectional shift register circuit, including: a plurality of cascade-connected register circuits; various circuits for setting...
Driver circuit, display device including the driver circuit, and
electronic appliance including the display device
An object of the present invention is to provide a driver circuit including a normally-on thin film transistor, which driver circuit ensures a small malfunction...
Anti-fuse non-volatile semiconductor memory
One-time programmable (OTP) memory comprises a layer of a first conductivity type formed in an active area in a region of a second conductivity type and gate...
Intrinsic memory block health monitoring
A memory system or flash card may monitor the health of memory and the user data stored by detecting and storing a number of bits in error for each block. This...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
According to one embodiment, a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes a first memory cell and a controller. The controller controls a write operation....
Flash memory device using adaptive program verification scheme and related
method of operation
A method of programming a flash memory device comprises programming selected memory cells, performing a verification operation to determine whether the selected...
Nonvolatile memory devices and program verification methods using one
verification voltage to verify memory...
A program verification method is for a nonvolatile memory device which programs a plurality of memory cells. The program verification method includes applying a...
Memory system and a programming method thereof
A method of programming a storage device includes determining, at a controller of the storage device, that a first program mode of a plurality of program modes...
Method of reducing hot electron injection type of read disturb in dummy
Read disturb is reduced for dummy memory cells in a charge-trapping memory device such as a 3D memory device. The memory device includes a selected NAND string...
Storage device and reliability verification method
A method controlling the execution of a reliability verification operation in a storage device including a nonvolatile memory device includes; determining...
Electronically coupling a data line to a source for biasing regardless of
states of memory cells coupled to the...
Memory devices and methods are disclosed, such as those facilitating data line shielding by way of capacitive coupling with data lines coupled to a memory...
Memory area protection system and methods
In one embodiment, a non-volatile memory device includes a plurality of protection bits denoting that an area of memory in the device must be protected from...
Charge redistribution during erase in charge trapping memory
Techniques are provided to accelerate the redistribution of the holes in connection with an erase operation, so that there will be a reduced amount of...
Data storage device and operation method thereof
A data storage device includes a nonvolatile memory having a plurality of first memory cells connected to a first word line and a plurality of second memory...
Apparatus and method of storing data at a multi-bit storage element
A storage device includes non-volatile memory and a controller. A method performed in the data storage device includes receiving, at the controller, first data...
Matching semiconductor circuits
Devices, circuitry, and methods for improving matching between semiconductor circuits are shown and described. Measuring a difference in matching between...
Non-volatile memory device and method of programming the same
A non-volatile memory device includes a first word line, a second word line, first memory cells, second memory cells, and an address decoder. The second word...
Single poly EEPROM device
The present invention proposes a single poly EEPROM cell including a first control gate capacitor, a first tunnel gate capacitor, a first sense transistor, and...
TCAM search unit including a distributor TCAM and DRAM and a method for
dividing a database of TCAM rules
A search unit including a distributor TCAM and a DRAM search unit and a method to divide a database of TCAM rules is disclosed. The method includes selecting a...
Provided is an electronic device including a semiconductor memory unit. The semiconductor memory unit may include: a storage cell comprising a variable...
Resistive random access memory with non-linear current-voltage
Providing for fabrication, construction, and/or assembly of a resistive random access memory (RRAM) cell is described herein. The RRAM cell can exhibit a...
Phase change memory with mask receiver
Technology for writing data to a phase change memory array is disclosed. In an example, a method may include identifying mask logic for masking cells in the...
Rewritable multibit non-volatile memory with soft decode optimization
A non-volatile memory system including multi-level storage optimized for ramp sensing and soft decoding is provided. Sensing is performed at a higher bit...
Motion vector detection apparatus and method
According to one embodiment, a motion vector detection apparatus includes following units. The layering unit generates layers with different resolutions for...
Write address synchronization in 2 read/1write SRAM arrays
An aspect relates to a memory array that includes at least a first and a second six transistor static random access memory cell, and first and second address...
Mitigating leakage in memory circuits
An apparatus includes a memory circuit and a word-line driver circuit. The memory circuit includes a plurality of rows of memory cells, each memory cell in a...
Memory array and method of operating the same
A memory array includes an array of memory cells. The memory array further includes at least two read tracking cells in a read tracking column. The memory array...
Secure non-volatile memory
A secure memory includes a bistable memory cell having a programmed start-up state, and means for flipping the state of the cell in response to a flip signal....
Semiconductor devices and semiconductor systems including the same
A semiconductor device includes an output controller and a data strobe signal generator. The output controller generates a period signal and a control clock...
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...
Memory module and manufacturing method thereof
A memory module includes a printed circuit board; first memory chips disposed in parallel with a long axis of the printed circuit board along a first column;...