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Current induced spin-momentum transfer stack with dual insulating layers
A high speed, low power method to control and switch the magnetization direction of a magnetic region in a magnetic device for memory cells using spin polarized...
Memory circuit having shared word line
A memory circuit includes a plurality of memory cells arranged into columns and one or more pairs of adjacent rows and one or more first word lines. Each memory...
Local word line driver
A memory circuit with a word line driver and control circuitry is disclosed. The plurality of word line drivers are coupled to a plurality of word lines. Word...
Semiconductor systems and semiconductor devices
A semiconductor system includes a first semiconductor device and a second semiconductor device. The first semiconductor device outputs data, a data strobe...
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...
Circuit for memory write data operation
A circuit includes a supply voltage circuit, a voltage adjustment circuit, and a timing adjustment circuit. The supply voltage circuit is coupled to a memory...
Semiconductor memory apparatus
A semiconductor memory apparatus may include: a command decoder configured to decode an external command and output the decoded command as an internal command;...
A memory device includes a memory cell electrically connected to a power line and a power supply unit configured to control a voltage level on the power line....
Sampling circuit module, memory control circuit unit, and method for
A sampling circuit module, a memory control circuit unit, and a method for sampling data are provided. The sampling circuit module includes a state machine...
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...
A semiconductor apparatus includes a first memory bank configured to store data transmitted through a first data line; and a precharge block configured to...
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...
Memory with bit cell header transistor
A memory includes a plurality of bit cells. Each bit cell includes a bit line and a storage cell coupled to the bit line. A header PMOS transistor is coupled to...
Low standby power with fast turn on for non-volatile memory devices
Systems and methods for driving a non-volatile memory device in a standby operating condition are disclosed. A standby detection circuit detects whether the...
According to an embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate, a connector, a volatile semiconductor memory element, multiple nonvolatile...
Memory chip package having optically and electrically connected chips,
memory system having the same and...
A memory chip package includes memory chips stacked, electrically connected one another, and configured to input and output an optical signal through an optical...
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...
System and method for offsetting the data buffer latency of a device
implementing a JEDEC standard DDR-4 LRDIMM...
A system and method for offsetting the data buffer latency in a CPIO device having a JEDEC standard DDR-4 LRDIMM chipset as the front end is disclosed....
A memory module that includes: a printed circuit board having a connecting terminal; memory chips arranged on the printed circuit board; data buffers disposed...
Disk drive having a shroud wall that completely encircles a disk outer
A disk drive includes a disk that has a data side and an unread side. A first read head faces and is adjacent the data side. The disk drive also includes a...
Arranging audio or video sections
A program product, a graphical user interface, a computer system including such a graphical user interface and method for replacing a first version of an audio...
Temporal alignment of video recordings
Methods and apparatus are provided to establish temporal alignment of media clips. In an example embodiment, first and second media clips each contain an audio...
Methods and systems for media file management
Methods and systems for media file management are provided. A music file including music samples is provided. The music file is analyzed to calculate a gain for...
Video compilation greeting system and method
A video compilation greeting system which allows a number of collaborators to provide video segments for use in a combined video greeting or presentation. The...
Data-providing apparatus, data-providing method and program-sorting medium
In the present invention, image data is edited in response to a demand transmitted from a data-processing apparatus through a network. A moving-picture server...
Data storage component test deck
A test deck may be employed as part of a data storage component testing system. A test deck can consist of at least a bottom cover mating to a top cover to...
Record carrier and apparatus for scanning the record carrier
A record carrier has a servo track indicating an information track intended for recording information blocks. The servo track has a variation of a physical...
Color transmission systems
A system comprises a writer to form a plurality of color mits on a base material, wherein at least one of the color mits may represent computer-readable...
Media device turntable
An assembly can include a base; and a turntable rotatably coupled to the base where the turntable can include an optical port, a mount that positions an...
Medium transporting unit and medium processing apparatus
A holding mechanism is operable to hold a top medium from a plurality of plate-shaped media accommodated in a stacker in a stacked manner. A transport arm...
Controlling the transport of a tape within a tape transport system
A control device for controlling the transport of a tape within a tape transport system, the tape transport system having a head being operable to read data...
Reduced reel motor disturbances in a tape drive system
An apparatus according to one embodiment includes a motor having: a rotor, a magnet, and a damping layer positioned between the rotor and the magnet. The...
Optical disc actuator and optical disc drive device
The present invention provides a printed coil substrate for an optical disc actuator so that the sensitivity will change as little as possible when shifting in...
Method for forming a magnetic head for perpendicular magnetic recording
The embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a method for forming a trench in which a write pole is deposited therein. The trench is formed with...
Magnetic recording medium fabrication method
A method of fabricating a magnetic recording medium by sequentially forming a magnetic recording layer, a protection layer, and a lubricant layer on a stacked...
Smooth structures for heat-assisted magnetic recording media
A recording medium having improved signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) capabilities and head-disk interface characteristics includes an etched smoothened underlayer,...
Method for manufacturing magnetic recording medium, and magnetic
A method for manufacturing a magnetic recording medium including at least a non-magnetic substrate, a soft magnetic underlayer, an orientation control layer...
Slider for magnetic recording system
Systems and methods for tuning seed layer hardness in components of magnetic recording systems are described. One such system includes a substrate including a...
Sliders having at least two regions on the trailing edge surface
A slider that includes a leading edge surface; a trailing edge surface; and an air bearing surface (ABS) positioned between the leading edge surface and the...
Resistive temperature sensors for improved asperity, head-media spacing,
and/or head-media contact detection
A sensor supported by a head transducer has a temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) and a sensor resistance. The sensor operates at a temperature above...
Quasi-statically oriented, bi-directional tape recording head
In one general embodiment, an apparatus includes a magnetic head. The magnetic head has a first array of data transducers, a second array of data transducers...
An apparatus has an input surface configured to receive energy emitted from an energy source in a first mode. A mode order converter is configured to convert...
Structure positioned between magnetic pole and near-field transducer
An apparatus includes a waveguide, a magnetic pole, and a near-field transducer. The near field transducer is positioned at or near a media-facing surface. The...
Heat assisted magnetic recording head having a plurality of diffusion
A heat assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) writer is described. The HAMR writer is coupled with a laser and has an air-bearing surface (ABS) that resides near a...
Flexure of disk drive suspension
A tail pad portion is provided in a flexure tail including a metal base and a conductive circuit portion. Tail terminals are arranged in the tail pad portion....
Reducing ion migration in a hard disk drive microactuator flexure assembly
Approaches to a suspension for a hard disk drive include having an adhered one or more piezo actuating device driven by a negative bias driving voltage. The...
Differing magnetic read sensors on a magnetic head
An apparatus according to one embodiment includes a magnetic head having multiple magnetic transducers, the transducers including read sensors. The read sensors...
Dual free layer magnetic reader having a rear bias structure having a high
A magnetic read apparatus has an air-bearing surface (ABS) and includes a read sensor and a rear magnetic bias structure. The read sensor includes first and...
Magnetic recording head having protected reader sensors and near zero
recession writer poles
An apparatus according to one embodiment includes a module having first and second transducers of different transducer types positioned towards a media facing...
Direction dependent tape head assembly to reduce tape-head friction
A tape appliance that includes two read heads and two write heads arranged along a magnetic tape path. The heads are configured such that for a first...