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State determination in resistance variable memory
An evaluation signal is applied to a memory cell in an array of resistance variable memory cells. The evaluation signal is configured to cause the memory cell...
Variable resistance memory apparatus, manufacturing method thereof
A variable resistance memory apparatus and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The variable resistance memory apparatus includes a plurality of...
Programmed data verification for a semiconductor memory device
A semiconductor memory device is configured to perform a first verification operation by setting an initial voltage level of a verification voltage to a first...
High capacity low cost multi-state magnetic memory
The present invention is directed to a multi-state current-switching magnetic memory element configured to store a state by current flowing therethrough to...
Read-write contention circuitry
Various implementations described herein are directed to an integrated circuit for read-write contention. The integrated circuit may include a memory circuit...
Tri-level-cell DRAM and sense amplifier with alternating offset voltage
Tri-level-cell dynamic random access memory (DRAM) stores 3 levels of voltage (0, VDD/2, VDD) into a plurality of memory cells. Selected memory cell connected...
Memory device and semiconductor device
Provided is a memory device with a reduced layout area. The memory device includes a sense amplifier electrically connected to first and second wirings and...
Reference circuit to compensate for PVT variations in single-ended sense
The disclosure relates to semiconductor memory devices and related methods. A semiconductor memory device comprises: a single-ended sense amplifier circuit for...
Methods and apparatus for multiple memory maps and multiple page caches in
Methods and apparatus for computer systems having first and second memory tier having regions, physical memory having page caches that are shareable with...
Low resistance bitline and sourceline apparatus for improving read and
write operations of a nonvolatile memory
Described is an apparatus for improving read and write margins. The apparatus comprises: a sourceline; a first bitline; a column of resistive memory cells, each...
Configurable storage blocks with embedded first-in first-out and last-in
An integrated circuit may have configurable storage blocks. A configurable storage block may include a memory array and a control circuit. The configurable...
Nonvolatile memory data recovery after power failure
A method for data recovery after a power failure is disclosed. The method may include steps (A) to (D). Step (A) may determine that a last power-down of a...
Data paths using a first signal to capture data and a second signal to
output data and methods for providing data
Data paths, memories, and methods for providing data from memory are disclosed. An example read data path includes a delay path, and a clocked data register....
A memory macro includes a plurality of segments corresponding to a plurality of tracking circuits. Each segment of the plurality of segments thereby corresponds...
Distributed clock synchronization
A memory controller is provided that drives data and a corresponding first data strobe to a plurality of endpoints. Each endpoint is configured to register the...
Semiconductor memory apparatus, and impedance calibration circuit and
A semiconductor memory apparatus may include a memory cell array. The semiconductor memory apparatus may include an impedance calibration circuit configured to...
Semiconductor memory device
Disclosed is a semiconductor memory device including: a sense amplifier capable of sensing and amplifying data loaded on a data-line pair based on a pull-up...
Integrated circuits and semiconductor systems including the same
A integrated circuit may include an input buffer suitable for buffering a strobe signal in response to a buffer enablement signal to generate an internal strobe...
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling repetitive accesses to
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling repetitive accesses to a dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) row are disclosed. A method for monitoring and...
Semiconductor device including input/output circuit
Disclosed here is an apparatus that comprises a data terminal, a data output circuit including a plurality of output buffers coupled in common to the data...
Semiconductor memory device and operating method thereof
A semiconductor memory device may include a memory cell array, a plurality of page buffers respectively connected to a plurality of bit lines of the memory cell...
Semiconductor device and semiconductor system
A semiconductor device may include a target voltage generation section configured to generate first and second target voltages. The semiconductor device may...
3D voltage switching transistors for 3D vertical gate memory array
The area consumed by switching transistors for a 3D NAND memory array can be reduced with 3D voltage switching transistors with reduced aggregate area in...
Method of recording multiple highlights concurrently
A method of recording multiple highlights concurrently includes steps of collecting N game videos concurrently, choosing one of the game videos to execute a...
Information processing device, information processing method, and
information processing program
An information processing device includes a control unit configured to store in a recording medium a piece of attribute information specified by a user input...
Video editing processor for video cloud server
An apparatus comprising an interface and a processor. The interface may be configured to (i) receive a first clip of video generated by a camera through a...
Dynamic split-frame preview of video editing effects
This disclosure relates to dynamic split-frame preview of video editing effects. An editing component determines a set of editing effects for the video,...
Systems and associated methods for generating custom media products along various story arcs are described. The story arcs correspond to sub-themes for...
Method for creating a content and electronic device thereof
A method for creating a content in an electronic device is provided. The method includes acquiring first media data acquired by at least one external electronic...
Smooth playing of video
A computer-implemented method, including detecting an event associated with an image displayed on a display device within a software application, loading a...
Graphical user interfaces for displaying media items
Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) for a digital media player application are disclosed. In one aspect, a GUI is generated that presents a "histogram view" of...
Data storage component testing system
A testing system that is capable of testing individual data storage components may have testing, loader, and exchange assemblies with the testing assembly...
Cache data management for program execution
Implementations disclosed herein provide for sequential readback of program data in from a cached data region of a storage device. In particular, the disclosed...
Adaptive HAMR laser power data storage device
A data storage device and associated methods may provide at least a data storage medium that is separated from a heat assisted magnetic recording data writer...
Management of media content playback
Embodiments are provided for managing playback of media content by a media playback system based on identified preference data associated with one of a...
Providing audio video content during playback pause
An audio video display device (AVDD) can present recorded content that can be paused. During pausing, ancillary AV content is shown until such time as a play or...
Replication and formatting method and system for bit-wise holographic
The present techniques provide methods and systems for recording micro-holograms on a holographic disk using a plurality of counter-propagating light beams in...
Method and material for protecting magnetic information storage media
A method of protecting a magnetic information storage medium is described. The method includes fabricating a film over a surface of the magnetic information...
Magnetic recording medium for heat-assisted recording system and method
for manufacturing same
The magnetic recording medium for a heat-assisted recording system has a magnetic recording layer on a non-magnetic substrate and a protective layer on top of...
Magnetic recording apparatus having a recessed additional pole segment
A magnetic write apparatus has a media-facing surface (MFS), a pole, a trailing shield, coil(s) and a write gap between the pole and trailing shield. The pole...
Thermally-assisted magnetic recording head having inclined main magnetic
pole and core
A thermally-assisted magnetic recording head includes a main pole, a waveguide, and a plasmon generator. The waveguide includes a core and a cladding. The main...
Spin-signal enhancement in a lateral spin valve reader
A lateral spin valve reader that includes a detector structure located proximate to a bearing surface and a spin injection structure located away from the...
Reader structure with barrier layer contacting shield
Implementations disclosed herein include a reader comprising a magnetically free layer and first barrier layer, wherein the barrier layer is in direct contact...
Magneto-resistive effect element with recessed antiferromagnetic layer
A magneto-resistive effect element (MR element) has a first shield layer; a second shield layer; an inner shield layer that is positioned between the first...
Work piece contact pad with centering feature
A data storage device may be tested during or after manufacture by a testing device that may have at least a work piece with at least one contact pad...
Perpendicular magnetic recording write head
A main pole of a perpendicular magnetic recording write head is disclosed with a non-rectangular shape at the air bearing surface and a rectangular shape behind...
Voice signal processing device and voice signal processing method
Up-sampler generates an up-sampled sound signal from the sound signal. From the up-sampled sound signal, odd-ordered high-harmonic generator generates an...
Microphone apparatus and method with catch-up buffer
At a microphone, voice activity is detected in a data stream while simultaneously buffering audio data from the data stream to create buffered data. A signal is...
Speech fragment detection for management of interaction in a remote
A conferencing system and method involves conducting a conference between endpoints. The conference can be a videoconference in which audio data and video data...
Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method and computer program
product for separating acoustic signals
According to an embodiment, a signal processing apparatus includes an ambient sound estimating unit, a representative component estimating unit, a voice...