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Forced-bias method in sub-block erase
A method is provided for operating a NAND array that includes a plurality of blocks of memory cells. A block of memory cells includes a plurality of NAND...
Semiconductor device and method for fabricating the same
A semiconductor device is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes: a substrate; a floating gate on the substrate; a first silicon oxide layer between the...
Semiconductor memory device, memory system having the same, and method of
operating the same
A semiconductor memory device, a memory system having the same, and a method of operating the same are provided. The semiconductor memory device includes a...
Method and system for accessing a flash memory device
An apparatus, system, and computer-implemented method for controlling data transfer between a plurality of serial data link interfaces and a plurality of memory...
Semiconductor memory device and method of operating the same
The semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array including guarantee blocks, normal blocks, and redundancy blocks. A bad block address indicates...
Semiconductor memory having both volatile and non-volatile functionality
including resistance change material...
Semiconductor memory is provided wherein a memory cell includes a capacitorless transistor having a floating body configured to store data as charge therein...
Storage device write pulse control
According to an example, a method for storage device write pulse control may include writing a storage device to a first polarity by driving a row address line...
Non-volatile memory based synchronous logic
A method for setting resistance states of a first and a second resistive memory element (RME) is disclosed. The method may include coupling, via a common node,...
Fast read speed memory device
A memory cell includes a first resistive memory element, a second resistive memory element electrically coupled with the first resistive memory element at a...
9T, 8T, and 7T Bitcells for 1R1W and single port static random access
memories (SRAM) with single-ended read...
The present patent application describes 9T, 8T, and 7T versions of bitcells used with 1R1W memories. It also describes 9T, 8T, and 7T versions of bitcells used...
Device comprising a plurality of FDSOI static random-access memory
bitcells and method of operation thereof
A device including a plurality of static random-access memory (SRAM) bitcells arranged in rows and columns, wherein the SRAM bitcells comprise fully depleted...
Time division multiplexed multiport memory
In some embodiments, a time division multiplexing (TDM) circuit is configured to receive an external clock signal and generate an internal clock signal that has...
Memory circuit and method for routing the memory circuit
A memory circuit includes a first row of memory cells, a first word line and a second word line over and electrically coupled to the first row of memory cells,...
Semiconductor memory device controlling refresh cycle, memory system, and
method of operating the semiconductor...
A semiconductor memory device includes a memory cell array, a refresh control circuit, an address counter and an address converter. The memory cell array...
Induced thermal gradients
A temperature difference between a first thermal sensor and a second thermal sensor on a first die is determined. The temperature difference is transmitted from...
Reduced refresh power
N out of every M number of refresh commands are ignored (filtered out) by a buffer chip on a memory module. N and M are programmable. The buffer receives...
Semiconductor memory device that controls refresh period, memory system
and operating method thereof
A semiconductor memory device includes a cell array and a refresh controller coupled to the cell array. The refresh controller is configured to insert at least...
Method and system for providing thermally assisted magnetic junctions
having a multi-phase operation
A magnetic junction usable in magnetic devices is described. The magnetic junction includes at least one reference layer, at least one nonmagnetic spacer layer...
Magnetic tunnel junction resistance comparison based physical unclonable
A method includes coupling a first magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) element and a second MTJ element to a comparison circuit. The method also includes comparing,...
Magnetic junctions having a magnetoelastic free layer programmable using
spin transfer torque
A magnetic junction and method and programming the magnetic junction are described. The magnetic junction has a free layer, a reference layer, and a nonmagnetic...
Hardware assisted meta data lookup
A memory system including a memory device. The memory device includes a substrate. A memory array defines a plurality of pages, each page including a data area...
Data processing apparatus and method
A data processing apparatus includes a controller configured to provide, using a unified connector, group data processing information for a processing operation...
Memory device for realizing sector erase function and operating method
A memory device comprises a plurality of sectors and a driving circuit comprising a global word line driver and a first local word line driver. The global word...
Memory timing circuit
A memory circuit including a memory cell configured to provide a charge, voltage, or current to an associated bit-line; a sense amplifier configured to sense...
Semiconductor memory apparatus optimized for setting operation parameter
and operating parameter setting method...
A semiconductor memory apparatus may include: a memory area; and a controller including a register configured to store parameter setting data, and to provide...
Semiconductor device and semiconductor system including the same
A semiconductor device includes a pipe latch suitable for sequentially latching data in response to a pipe input control signal and sequentially outputting data...
Memory reading circuit, memory device and method of operating memory
A circuit for reading a memory device includes a sense amplifier (SA) and a controller. The SA has an input, an output and an enabling terminal. The controller...
Adaptive non-volatile memory programming
In an embodiment, a method of programming non-volatile memory (NVM) comprises: determining, by control logic of an NVM system, a number of unsuccessful attempts...
Voltage regulators, memory circuits, and operating methods thereof
A voltage regulator includes an output stage electrically coupled with an output end of the voltage regulator. The output stage includes at least one transistor...
To provide a memory device where multiple pieces of multilevel data can be written and read. The memory device includes first to fifth transistors, first to...
Manufacturing process for a disk drive aperture channel
A method for reducing particulates within a disk drive may comprise providing a first component of a disk drive that is to be coupled to a second component of...
Use of program-schedule text and teleprompter output to facilitate
selection of a portion of a media-program...
In one aspect, an example method involves accessing first data representing a program schedule of a media program; making a determination that first text of the...
Multimedia player displaying operation panel depending on contents
A digital content operating apparatus, including: a communication unit which communicates with an external device which has a display for displaying the digital...
Display apparatus, information terminal, display system, and program
A display apparatus which can communicate with an information terminal via a network is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a receiving unit which...
Low bandwidth consumption online content editing
Various embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for low bandwidth consumption online content editing, where user-created content comprising...
Television receiver storage management
Various arrangements are presented that may involve receiving from a television service provider, timers that are used to record a managed channel array. Each...
Successive initialization of television channel recording
In various arrangements, a television receiver system for successive initialization of television channel recording is presented. The system may include a...
Video/audio synchronization apparatus and video/audio synchronization
A video/audio synchronization apparatus includes: a decoder configured to decode a frame contained in encoded video data and determine playback time of the...
Image processing apparatus for time-lapse moving image, image processing
method, and storage medium
An image capture apparatus includes a photographic scene selection section and a parameter setting section. The photographic scene selection section selects a...
Method of surface-treating metal component
Provided is a method for surface-treating a metal component, whereby a pseudo-plated layer can be formed on a surface of a metal component, and quality...
Storage device, controller, and recording and reproducing method
According to one embodiment, there is provided a storage device including a data converter, a recording medium, and an equalizer. The data converter converts...
Noise prediction detector adaptation in transformed space
Technologies are described herein for adapting channel parameters of a read channel in a transformed space. A set of channel parameter values associated with...
Optical disk device and optical disk processing system having optical disk
An optical disk device which quickly detects that a transparent disk is loaded is provided. When an optical disk is loaded, a drive controller of an optical...
Method of fabricating a BPM template using hierarchical BCP density
The embodiments disclose a method including patterning a template substrate to have different densities using hierarchical block copolymer density patterns in...
Magnetic data storage using induced strain of a magnetostrictive material
Acoustically assisted magnetic recording can be used in a hard disk drive or a solid state medium. In the described embodiments, otherwise unwriteable...
Light source unit, heat-assisted magnetic recording head using the same,
and light source for light source unit
A light source unit has a substrate, a light source that is mounted to the substrate. The light source includes; a first emission part that emits a forward...
Flexible circuit for concurrently active recording heads
A system includes a first preamplifier, a second preamplifier and a flex circuit. The first preamplifier is configured to be connected to a first plurality of...
Magnetic head and magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus
A magnetic head of an embodiment includes a stack, side shields, and a first and a second magnetic shield. The stack includes a pin layer having a fixed...
Magnetic head including a main pole and a write shield to provide improved
write characteristics without...
A magnetic head includes a main pole, a write shield and a gap section. The write shield includes a leading shield having a top surface opposed to a bottom end...
Thermally-assisted magnetic recording head
A thermally-assisted magnetic recording head of the present invention includes: a stacked-layer structure including a first yoke, a second yoke, a first coil, a...