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Adaptive negative bit line write assist
A memory is provided with a write assist circuit that responds to an indication that a write operation on a modeled memory cell is successful by releasing a...
Power management system for high traffic integrated circuit
An integrated circuit (IC) device can include a memory array section comprising a plurality of memory arrays that each include memory cells for storing data...
Shared global read and write word lines
An apparatus includes an array of bit cells that include a first row of bit cells and a second row of bit cells. The apparatus also includes a first global read...
Static random access memory and method of controlling the same
A static random access memory (SRAM) including at least a memory cell array, a first data line connected to the memory cell array, and a read assist unit...
Semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment includes first and second storages that enable writing and reading of data. The first decoding line and...
Wordline under-driving using a virtual power network
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with improving a static noise margin of memory cells by using charge sharing to under-drive a wordline are...
Semiconductor integrated circuit device
There is provided a semiconductor integrated circuit device that can generate a unique ID with the suppression of overhead. When a unique ID is generated, the...
Array power supply-based screening of static random access memory cells
for bias temperature instability
A method of screening complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor CMOS integrated circuits, such as integrated circuits including CMOS static random access memory...
Apparatuses and methods for performing an exclusive or operation using
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to determining an XOR value in memory. An example method can include performing a NAND operation...
Semiconductor device having CAL latency function
One semiconductor device includes a command receiver receiving the command signal to generate a first internal command signal, and a latency control circuit...
Memory device including power-up control circuit, and memory system having
A memory device may include a power-up control circuit and a first set of boost voltage generators. The power-up control circuit may be configured to...
Storage control device, storage device, information processing system, and
storage control method
A storage control device includes: a partial unit buffer configured to hold at least one data assigned to a partial unit, in which the partial unit is one of a...
A semiconductor device includes a memory cell array including a normal memory cell array and a redundancy memory cell array, a normal refresh counter suitable...
High temperature data retention in magnetoresistive random access memory
Techniques and circuits for storing and retrieving data using spin-torque magnetic memory cells as anti-fuses are presented. Circuits are included to allow...
Adjusting resistive memory write driver strength based on write error rate
(WER) to improve WER yield, and...
Aspects for adjusting resistive memory write driver strength based on write error rate (WER) are disclosed. In one aspect, a write driver strength control...
System and method to trim reference levels in a resistive memory
A method includes, at a resistive memory device, determining an average effective reference resistance level based on a first effective reference resistance and...
Magnetic device with spin polarisation
A magnetic device includes a first magnetic layer, known as storage layer, having a uniaxial anisotropy with an easy magnetization axis in the plane of the...
Methods and systems to read a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) based memory
cell based on a pulsed read current
Methods and systems to read a logic value stored in a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ)-based memory cell based on a pulsed read current, with time between pulses...
Video storage and video playing
In an approach for storing frames of a video, a computer divides a video into one or more frames. The computer identifies a frame type associated with an...
Operating characteristics of a semiconductor device
Provided is a semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes memory blocks including select transistors electrically coupled to local select lines and...
Word line test control circuit of semiconductor apparatus and testing
A semiconductor apparatus includes a plurality of memory blocks divided into an even mat group and an odd mat group; and an active control block configured to...
Word line driver circuitry and compact memory using same
A memory device includes a memory array having a plurality of rows and columns of array blocks disposed in array block areas, array blocks including sub-arrays...
Memory devices with improved refreshing operation
A method and a system for memory cell programming and erasing with refreshing operation are disclosed. The system includes a selecting module, a processing...
Semiconductor device and method for operating the same
A semiconductor device may include: a plurality of data pads; a plurality of data buffers each suitable for buffering a signal inputted through a first input...
Multiple retry reads in a read channel of a memory
An apparatus having a circuit and a decoder is disclosed. The circuit is configured to adjust an initial one of a plurality of reference voltages in a read...
Driver and semiconductor memory device including the same
A driver includes a driving block suitable for driving a data transferred through a first signal line to a second signal line, a first precharge unit suitable...
Amplifying circuit and semiconductor memory device including the same
An amplifying circuit includes a first sense amplifying unit suitable for sensing and amplifying data on input/output lines, a second sense amplifying unit...
Semiconductor memory device having calibration circuitry for dual-gate
transistors associated with a memory array
Disclosed are various embodiments related to dual-gate transistors and associated calibration circuitry. In one embodiment, dual-gate transistors may be...
Shared gate fed sense amplifier
A first plurality of storage cells may be coupled to a first pair of data lines, and a second plurality of storage cells may be coupled to a second pair of data...
Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same
A semiconductor memory device is provided. The semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array including cell strings coupled between bit lines and a...
Semiconductor device with power distribution network
A semiconductor device that includes first to fourth banks spaced apart from each other in first and second directions, column control regions extending in the...
Array of nonvolatile memory cells having at least five memory cells per
unit cell, having a plurality of the...
Disclosed is an array of nonvolatile memory cells includes five memory cells per unit cell. Also disclosed is an array of vertically stacked tiers of...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, playback
apparatus, playback method, and program
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, a playback apparatus, a playback method, and a program...
Information storage medium storing content, content providing method,
content reproducing method and apparatus...
An information storage medium is disclosed. The information storage medium includes one container file, wherein the container file includes a data box including...
Video-related meta data engine, system and method
A video engine, system and method for use with a video player, including a presenter that presents at least two audio/visual works, at least one software...
System capable of integrating user-entered game event data with
corresponding video data
A mobile application is disclosed enabling a first sporting event spectator to efficiently record game actions and a second sporting event spectator to...
Method and system to play linear video in variable time frames
According to some embodiments, a method and apparatus are provided to receive a video media file comprising a first time-based portion divided into a plurality...
Caching systems and methods for hard disk drives and hybrid drives
A system includes a read/write module and a caching module. The read/write module is configured to access a first portion of a recording surface of a rotating...
System and method of conducting in-place write operations in a shingled
magnetic recording (SMR) drive
A system and method is described that allows random write operations regions utilizing shingled magnetic recording. The method includes receiving a request to...
Disk drive adjusting estimated servo state to compensate for transient
when crossing a servo zone boundary
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk comprising a plurality of servo sectors defining a plurality of servo tracks. The servo tracks form a plurality of...
Tape storage device
A method, and apparatus configured to perform such method, according to various embodiments, includes writing data stored in a buffer onto a recording medium...
Optical information processing apparatus and optical information
processing method, and adjustment device,...
An optical information processing apparatus includes: a unit that radiates light onto an optical disc and detects the reflected light to output a reproduced...
Laser optical power monitoring using thermal sensor of a head transducer
A light source is configured to produce light, a waveguide is optically coupled to the light source and configured to direct the light to an intended focus...
Optical disc medium and optical disc device
An optical disc medium includes a land and a groove at which information can be recorded. A predetermined number of address information units which record...
Information recording medium glass substrate and information recording
An information recording medium glass substrate and an information recording medium are provided in which a first roll-off variation and a second roll-off...
Magnetic powder for magnetic recording, magnetic recording medium, and
method of manufacturing magnetic powder...
An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing hexagonal ferrite powder, which comprises preparing a hexagonal ferrite ...
Wiring structure of head suspension having a stacked interleaved part and
method of manufacturing the same
A wiring structure of a head suspension including a flexure that supports a head and is attached to a load beam applying load onto the head, comprises write...
Structures and methods for parallel testing of multiple read heads in two
dimensional magnetic recording sliders
Structures and methods are disclosed for parallel biasing and testing, at dc and high frequency, of two or more read heads within a two dimensional magnetic...
Sensor structure with multilayer top shield
A reader sensor comprising a sensor stack and a composite top shield. The composite top shield includes a bulk shield portion and a SAF portion, the SAF portion...
Sensor structure having increased thermal stability
A reader sensor having a dusting layer having a thickness less than 5 Angstroms between and in contact with the AFM layer and with the pinned layer. The dusting...