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Path isolation in a memory device
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe techniques and configurations for word-line path isolation in a phase change memory (PCM) device. In one...
The invention is notably directed to a correlation detector comprising an input unit configured to receive a plurality of parallel data streams of discrete...
An integrated circuit that does not involve increase in power consumption or decrease in switching probability during a write operation that occur when a latch...
Resistive cross-point architecture for robust data representation with
This disclosure relates generally to resistive memory systems. The resistive memory systems may be utilized to implement neuro-inspired learning algorithms with...
Some embodiments include memory devices having a wordline, a bitline, a memory element selectively configurable in one of three or more different resistive...
Semiconductor device and method of operating the same
A method of operating a semiconductor device includes performing a program operation on selected memory cells of a selected page, and selectively performing a...
Static random access memory and driving method thereof
A static random access memory comprises a pre-charge unit that supplies a pre-charge voltage to first and second bit lines connected to a bit cell; a capacitor,...
Structure for static random access memory
A design structure can include elements that, when processed in a semiconductor manufacturing facility, produce an SRAM that includes a first local evaluator...
Circuit for mitigating write disturbance of dual-port SRAM
A circuit for mitigating write disturbance including a first and a second discharge control paths is provided and applied to the dual-port SRAM. The first...
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...
Memory architecture dividing memory cell array into independent memory
A memory architecture includes K first wordlines, M groups of second wordlines, a memory cell array and M switch circuits. K and M are positive integers. Each...
Semiconductor memory device, method of controlling read preamble signal
thereof, and data transmission system
A system, includes a controller comprising a plurality of first external terminals configured to supply a command and an address, and communicate a data, and...
Methods and apparatus for synchronizing communication with a memory
A memory controller receives data and phase-providing signals from a memory device. The phase-providing signal is not a clock signal, but is used by the memory...
Dynamic/static random access memory (D/SRAM)
Dynamic/static random access memory (D/SRAM) cell, block shift static random access memory (BS-SRAM) and method using the same employ dynamic storage mode and...
Semiconductor memory device and method for refreshing memory cells
A semiconductor memory device is provided. The semiconductor memory device includes a memory block including a plurality of memory cells; a default refresh...
Magnetic memory device
According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first interconnect, a second interconnect, a magnetoresistive effect element having first and...
Semiconductor system with training function for a data strobe signal
A semiconductor system includes a controller and a semiconductor device. The controller generates a clock signal and updates external count signals in response...
Method and apparatus for memory command input and control
Memories containing command decoder, chip enable, and signal truncation circuits are disclosed. One such command decoder circuit may include command decoder...
Row decoder for non-volatile memory devices and related methods
An integrated circuit includes an array of phase-change memory (PCM) cells, a plurality of wordlines coupled to the array of PCM cells, and a row decoder...
Semiconductor device and information processing device
A semiconductor device has a plurality of units, each of which includes a first memory cell that stores a value indicating a state of one node of an interaction...
Semiconductor memory device, method of operating the same and memory
system including the same
A semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a memory block, a driving circuit performing a program operation on...
System and method for decoding commands based on command signals and
A system and method for decoding command signals that includes a command decoder configured to generate internal control signals to perform an operation based...
Semiconductor device having PDA function
A method for writing a mode register in a semiconductor device, the method includes receiving a mode register command and a mode signal; generating a first mode...
Transistors with source and word line voltage adjusting circuitry for
controlling leakage currents and its...
According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a source voltage adjustment circuit and a word line voltage adjustment circuit, which are...
Sense amplifier circuit
A sense amplifier circuit includes a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a first resistive device, a second...
Apparatuses and methods for performing compare operations using sensing
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to performing compare and/or report operations using sensing circuitry. An example method can...
Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array having memory cells coupled to a plurality of word lines and a peripheral circuit group configured to...
Pulse generator, memory device, memory system having the same, and method
of controlling an internal power of...
A pulse generator may include a switching control circuit suitable for compare an internal power with a reference voltage and output a comparison enable signal...
Apparatuses and method for supply voltage level detection
Example apparatuses and methods may detect when one or more supply voltage levels have reached a trigger voltage. An example apparatus may include a terminal, a...
Semiconductor apparatus and system capable of reducing peak current in
A semiconductor apparatus includes a first output control unit and a second output control unit. The first output control unit includes a plurality of...
Hermetic hard disk drives comprising integrally molded filters and related
A hermetic hard disk drive of the invention comprises: a housing comprising a base and a cover, wherein at least one of the base and the cover comprises a...
Monolithic tape head and actuator for high density recording
A monolithic tape head module for high density recording. The module includes an actuator rail, and a tape head transducer array coupled to the actuator rail...
Content reproducing apparatus, content reproducing system, and content
A content reproducing apparatus includes a reproducing unit configured to reproduce content including audio and video, and a power control unit configured to...
Method and apparatus for creating a custom track
A method and system for creating and editing video and/or audio tracks is described. The method includes providing at least one artist, venue, and track...
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...
Correction value calculating method, manufacturing method of disk drive,
and disk drive
In a correction value calculating method according to an embodiment, a first distance is measured as a distance actually traveled by a head while the head is...
Methods of modulating data frequency
Methods for determining a variable data frequency for recording data on a zone of a magnetic storage disc, each zone including a plurality of tracks and each...
Contact-detecting method, manufacturing method of disk drive, and disk
According to one embodiment, a contact-detecting method includes calculating a representative value for each of a plurality of first zones. The plurality of...
Color coded glass disc spacer
Apparatus and method for supporting a data recording medium adjacent a spindle motor hub. In some embodiments, an annular disc spacer has a plurality of nominal...
Holographic storage disk and holographic storage system
A holographic storage disk includes a reflective layer, a storage layer, and quarter-wave plate. A storage layer is disposed on the reflective layer and...
Patterned growth guiding mechanism
Provided herein are apparatuses and methods related to creating a patterned resist layer on a substrate; selectively treating at least a resist-contacting layer...
Bit patterned media template including alignment mark and method of using
A method is disclosed that includes forming at least one substrate alignment mark and at least one lithography alignment mark in a substrate; forming a seed...
Method of inspecting magnetic recording medium, and method of controlling
movement of magnetic head in magnetic...
A method for moving magnetic heads in a magnetic recording/reproducing apparatus, which comprises the steps of writing high-frequency signals in the magnetic...
Ultra-low profile multidentate lubricant for use as a sub-nanometer thick
lubricant layer for magnetic media
According to one embodiment, a lubricant includes a multidentate perfluoropolyether having a chemical structure of: ...
Angular position tracking of data accesses to mitigate risk of data loss
Systems, apparatuses, and methods use angular position tracking in mitigating data loss risks stemming from adjacent track interference (ATI), wide area track...
Thermal assisted magnetic recording light delivery waveguide circuit for
reduced stray light induced writer...
A thermally assisted magnetic recording head is disclosed with a light delivery waveguide circuit wherein a middle section of the primary waveguide (WG) has a...
Perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) write shield design with minimized
wide adjacent track erasure (WATE)
A Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR) writer is disclosed with an all wrap around (AWA) shield design in which one or more of the leading shield, second...
Allowing fast data zone switches on data storage devices
Some embodiments described herein are directed to reducing or eliminating latency caused by data zone switches in a rotating magnetic storage device. More...
Generating a reference audio fingerprint for an audio signal associated
with an event
An audio identification system generates a reference audio fingerprint associated with an event. The reference audio fingerprint is generated from samples of an...
Device, method and system for instant real time neuro-compatible imaging
of a signal
A method, apparatus and system for transforming a progressing sound signal into a progressing visual pattern, the progressing visual pattern being perceptible...