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Image sensors with interconnects in cover layer
An image sensor die may include a pixel array formed in an image sensor substrate and covered by a transparent cover layer. The transparent cover layer may be...
Apparatuses and methods of communicating differential serial signals
including charge injection
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed, including an apparatus that includes a differential driver with charge injection pre-emphasis. One such apparatus...
Apparatus and methods can include an interface chip that can include a test channel to couple to a memory tester, a memory channel controller to couple with a...
Folding tool adapted for simple assembly and disassembly
A folding tool such as a knife includes first and second spaced apart sidewalls with a blade pivotally attached to both sidewalls with a self-interlocking pivot...
Network testbed creation and validation
Embodiments of network testbed creation and validation processes are described herein. A "network testbed" is a replicated environment used to validate a target...
Forming array contacts in semiconductor memories
Array contacts for semiconductor memories may be formed using a first set of parallel stripe masks and subsequently a second set of parallel stripe masks...
Erasable block segmentation for memory
Various embodiments comprise apparatuses such as those having a block of memory divided into sub-blocks that share a common data line. Each of the sub-blocks of...
Apparatuses and methods for current limitation in threshold switching
Apparatuses and methods are described herein for limiting current in threshold switching memories. In an example, an apparatus may include a plurality of first...
Gaming device with a secure interface
A system for an electronic gambling device output has been developed. The system includes, a first computing device with slot machine game logic circuitry that...
Method, system, and computer-readable medium for determining performance
characteristics of an object...
A method, system, and computer-readable medium are described for characterizing performance loss of an object undergoing an arbitrary aging condition. Baseline...
Generation of voltages
Voltage generation circuits are useful in the generation of internal voltages for use in integrated circuits. Voltage generation circuits may include a stage...
Solid state lighting devices with reduced crystal lattice dislocations and
associated methods of manufacturing
Solid state lighting devices and associated methods of manufacturing are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a solid state lighting device includes a substrate...
In one example, a printer includes a printer housing, a photoconductor to apply toner to a print substrate, a developer to apply toner to the photoconductor, a...
Electro control hazing device (ECHD)
An electronic conditioning device delivers electric shocks correlated with sounds or driven by a signal associated with a sound sequence. The sound sequence can...
Centrifugal gas compressor method and system
The compressor compresses gas in capillaries leading to a radially distant annular container space. Centrifugal force acts on gas bubbles entrained between...
Horizontally deployable smoke/fire curtain assembly
A barrier assembly comprising a horizontally deployable vapor barrier assembly with a frame with opposing side guides extending between a header and footer. A...
A formatter cage is disclosed. The formatter cage includes a three point mounting system for expansion modules.
Devices for shielding a signal line over an active region
A multi-path transistor includes an active region including a channel region and an impurity region. A gate is dielectrically separated from the channel region....
Semiconductor device and method for adjusting impedance of output circuit
An impedance adjustment circuit includes a counter circuit outputting a count value thereof as a plurality of first impedance adjustment signals, a mode...
Electrical connectors and methods of manufacturing and using same
An electrical connector forms electrical contact by tightening of a movable, electrically-conductive spiral around un-insulated wire or wires. The spiral coils...
Methods of selectively doping chalcogenide materials and methods of
forming semiconductor devices
Methods of selectively forming a metal-doped chalcogenide material comprise exposing a chalcogenide material to a transition metal solution, and incorporating...
Method and apparatus providing multi-planed array memory device
A three dimensional variable resistance memory array and method of forming the same. The memory array has memory cells in multiple planes in three dimensions....
Some embodiments include a memory array having a first memory cell adjacent to a second memory cell along a lateral direction. The second memory cell is...
Semiconductor constructions, and methods of forming cross-point memory
Some embodiments include vertical stacks of memory units, with individual memory units each having a memory element, a wordline, a bitline and at least one...
Methods, apparatuses, and circuits for programming a memory device
Subject matter described pertains to methods, apparatuses, and circuits for programming a memory device.
Diode/superionic conductor/polymer memory structure
A conjugated polymer layer with a built-in diode is formed by providing a first metal-chalcogenide layer over a bottom electrode. Subsequently, a second...
Methods of forming semiconductor constructions
Some embodiments include a transistor having a first electrically conductive gate portion along a first segment of a channel region and a second electrically...
Memory having a continuous channel
The present disclosure includes memory having a continuous channel, and methods of processing the same. A number of embodiments include forming a vertical stack...
Semiconductor device having output buffers and voltage path coupled to
An apparatus includes first and second data pads arranged adjacently to each other in a first direction without an intervention of a pad therebetween, first and...
Connections for memory electrode lines
Subject matter disclosed herein may relate to word line electrodes and/or digit line electrodes in a cross-point array memory device. One or more word line...
Low capacitance interconnect structures and associated systems and methods
Semiconductor device interconnect structures having low capacitance and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method of...
Programming and/or erasing a memory device in response to its program
and/or erase history
A method includes sending a number of program/erase cycles from a memory of control logic of a memory device to a counter of the control logic, where the number...
Methods, devices and systems using over-reset state in a memory cell
Memory cells, devices and methods are disclosed, including those that involve applying a waveform to a resistive memory cell to program the memory cell to an...
Apparatus and method for drift cancellation in a memory
An apparatus is provided which comprises: a plurality of memory cells; a bias logic coupled with at least one memory cell of the plurality, the bias logic to:...
Writing to cross-point non-volatile memory
Methods, systems, and devices for preventing disturb of untargeted memory cells during repeated access operations of target memory cells are described for a...
Locating a head element of a tape storage device using servo information
in a data track
To locate an access head element of a head assembly for a tape storage device, a storage tape having a data track that contains servo information is provided....
Self-measuring nonvolatile memory devices with remediation capabilities
and associated systems and methods
Several embodiments of systems incorporating nonvolatile memory devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a system can include a central processor (CPU)...
Clustered index with differentiated subfields
A database system uses indexes to improve performance. The system can use one or more of the following: differentiated subfields for index clustering; set...
Apparatuses and methods for pre-fetching and write-back for a segmented
Apparatuses and methods for a cache memory are described. In an example method, a transaction history associated with a cache block is referenced, and requested...
Recovery for non-volatile memory after power loss
Non-volatile memory array can be recovered after a power loss. In one example, pages of a memory array are scanned to find a first free page after the power...
Updating reliability data with a variable node and check nodes
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods related to updating reliability data. A number of methods can include receiving, at a variable node,...
Solid state drive controller
A memory device may comprise circuitry to adjust between latency and throughput in transferring information through a memory port, wherein the circuitry may be...
Autonomous memory subsystem architecture
An autonomous sub-system receives a database downloaded from a host controller. A controller monitors bus traffic and/or allocated resources in the subsystem...
Voltage regulator with current feedback
Generally discussed herein are apparatuses and methods for a voltage regulator with a current feedback loop. One such apparatus may include an amplifier, a...
Method and apparatus providing a coupled photonic structure
Described embodiments include optical connections for electronic-photonic devices, such as optical waveguides and photonic detectors for receiving optical waves...
Apparatus and method for calculating aiming point information
The present invention relates to target acquisition and related devices, and more particularly to telescopic gunsights and associated equipment used to achieve...
Engine warming system
A system for warming the engine of a water-cooled vehicle by exchanging coolant with a warm vehicle or a storage tank of warmed coolant. The system utilizes a...
Pozzolanic compositions containing fly ash and remediation agents for use
in cementitious materials
It has been unexpectedly discovered that the addition of a natural or other pozzolan to non-spec fly ash significantly improves the properties of the non-spec...
A tensioning device comprised of; a gear box containing a bevel gear assembly inside the gear box with one gear attached directly to a barrel which passes...
Device for positioning nanoparticles
The present invention is generally directed to a system for controlling placement of nanoparticles, and methods of using same. In one illustrative embodiment,...