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Method for setting a flash memory for HTOL testing
A method for setting voltages in a flash memory for high temperature operating life (HTOL) testing is provided. The flash memory includes a substrate, a source,...
Memory built-in self-test for a data processing apparatus
A data processing apparatus has at least one memory and processing circuitry. A memory built-in self-test (MBIST) interface receives a MBIST request indicating...
Circuit board having bypass pad
An electronic device having a printed circuit board is provided. In one embodiment, the printed circuit board includes a plurality of external pads to be...
Semiconductor device having capability of generating chip identification
A semiconductor device having a capability of generating chip identification information includes: an SRAM macro having a plurality of memory cells arranged in...
Flexible interrupt generation mechanism
In a testing device, a method for implementing efficient interrupt routing. The method includes receiving an interrupt from a plurality of interrupt causes,...
Method for preconditioning thin film storage array for data retention
A method includes over-programming thin film storage (TFS) memory cells on a semiconductor wafer with a first voltage that is higher than a highest voltage used...
Shift register with higher driving voltage of output stage transistor and
flat panel display using the same
A shift register and flat panel display using the same is provided therein. The shift register receives an operating voltage level. Through the circuit provided...
Shift register circuit and shading waveform generating method
A shift register circuit and a shading waveform generating method are disclosed. The shift register circuit includes plural stages of shift registers. Each...
Decoding and scan driver
The present invention relates to a decoding and scan driver, which comprises a level-shift circuit, a decoding circuit, an output driving circuit, and a control...
Volatile memory and one-time program (OTP) compatible memory cell and
A volatile and one-time program (OTP) compatible asymmetric memory cell may include a first pull-up transistor having a first threshold voltage. The asymmetric...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment includes: a memory cell array configured having NAND strings arranged therein; a plurality...
Systems and methods to mitigate program gate disturb in split-gate flash
A memory circuit has control gate circuitry (104) and select gate circuitry (106). A first memory cell (122/124) has a control gate coupled to the control gate...
Driving method for a semiconductor device with an oxide semiconductor
layer between two gate electrodes
A memory device in which data can be retained for a long time is provided. The memory device includes a memory element and a transistor which functions as a...
Programming schemes for multi-level analog memory cells
A method for data storage includes storing first data bits in a set of multi-bit analog memory cells at a first time by programming the memory cells to assume...
Flexible clock scheme of flash memory, memory module, computer-readable
recording medium and operating method...
A flash memory, a memory module, a computer-readable recording medium and an operating method are provided, which can perform a flexible setup by a flexible...
Systems and methods for driving a control gate with a select gate signal
in a split-gate nonvolatile memory cell
A nonvolatile memory includes a memory array having a plurality of memory cells, a select gate driver configured to provide a select gate voltage to a select...
According to an embodiment of the invention there may be provided a method for measuring, by a power measurement circuit of a memory controller, a power...
Non-volatile storage systems and methods
A non-volatile storage system is provided. The non-volatile storage system includes a memory array that includes a plurality of bit lines and a plurality of...
Boundary word line search and open block read methods with reduced read
Techniques are presented to reduce the amount of read disturb on partially written blocks of NAND type non-volatile memory, both for when determining the last...
Nonvolatile memory and erasing method thereof
An erase method of a nonvolatile memory includes supplying an erase voltage to a substrate, supplying a selection word line voltage to word lines connected with...
Block and zone erase algorithm for memory
Techniques are provided for erasing a memory device. In one aspect, different zones of a block can be separately erased and subject to a verify test. Erase...
Semiconductor memory device and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor memory device is provided, which can suppress current leakage generated during a programming action so that the programming action can be...
Direct-transfer marching memory and a computer system using the same
A direct-transfer marching memory includes an array of memory units, each of the memory units having a sequence of bit-level cells so as to store information of...
Nonvolatile memory system including nonvolatile memory device and memory
controller and operating method of...
A nonvolatile memory system includes a nonvolatile memory device including a plurality of memory cells, and a memory controller. The memory controller is...
Non-volatile memory with multi-word line select for defect detection
A stress mode for use in testing non-volatile memory arrays for a number of types of defects is described. More specifically, a multi-word line select option...
Split gate NAND flash memory structure and array, method of programming,
erasing and reading thereof, and...
A split gate NAND flash memory structure is formed on a semiconductor substrate of a first conductivity type. The NAND structure comprises a first region of a...
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...
Memory device including memory blocks and decoders to output memory block
A memory device includes a plurality of memory blocks, and a row decoder including a plurality of decoders including a first decoder and a second decoder, the...
Modified local segmented self-boosting of memory cell channels
A method of programming a memory system by selectively applying a program voltage to a selected wordline connected to a memory transistor to be programmed. A...
Semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device includes a string of memory cell transistors that are connected to each other in series. A selection transistor is connected...
Device and method for writing data to a resistive memory
The invention relates to a resistive memory including resistive elements, the resistance of each resistive element being capable of alternating between a high...
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...
Resistive memory device, resistive memory system and method of operating
the resistive memory device
A method of operating a resistive memory device and a resistive memory system including a resistive memory device is for a resistive memory device including a...
Resistance variable memory apparatus, read circuit unit and operation
A resistance variable memory apparatus may include: a memory cell array; and a read circuit unit configured to receive a cell current, generate a digital code...
Storage control device, storage device, information processing system, and
storage control method
Provided is a storage control device including: a detection unit which detects a first timing for performing a first rewriting process of performing only a...
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...
Reading a multi-bit value from a memory cell
Adaptive write operations for non-volatile memories select programming parameters according to monitored programming performance of individual memory cells. In...
Pre-charging a data line
A circuit includes a signal generating circuit that generates a pre-charge signal based on a clock signal and a column select signal for a column of memory...
Write assist circuit and memory cell
A write assist circuit capable of writing data to a memory cell with a bit line and a bit line bar is provided. The write assist circuit includes a clamping...
Memory devices and control methods thereof
A memory device includes a first signal line; a memory cell array divided into a first area and a second area and having a plurality of first memory cells and...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device
A P-type well region in which an inverter making up an SRAM cell is formed is subdivided into two portions, which are disposed on the opposite sides of an...
Methods of operating and forming semiconductor devices including dual-gate
A semiconductor device may include a semiconductor substrate with first and second spaced apart source/drain regions defining a channel region therebetween and...
A method of operation in a memory controller includes operating pull-up and pull-down drivers driven by separate pre-drivers between different voltage rails....
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,...
Memory device and memory system having the same
A memory device includes a memory cell array, a multi-purpose register (MPR) and a control unit. The memory cell array includes a plurality of memory blocks....
DRAM memory interface
It is proposed a DRAM memory interface (40) for transmitting signals between a memory controller device (50) and a DRAM memory device (52). The DRAM memory...
Techniques for probabilistic dynamic random access memory row repair
Examples are disclosed for probabilistic dynamic random access memory (DRAM) row repair. In some examples, using a row hammer limit for DRAM and a maximum...
Bit-line sense amplifier, semiconductor memory device and memory system
including the same
A semiconductor memory device is provided which includes a sense amplifier, a bit line connected to a plurality of memory cells of a first memory block, a...
Cross-coupled thyristor SRAM circuits and methods of operation
A memory cell based upon thyristors for an SRAM integrated circuit can be implemented in different combinations of MOS and bipolar select transistors, or...