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US-7,925,910 Systems, methods and devices for limiting current consumption upon power-up
Embodiments are described including those for controlling peak current consumption of a multi-chip memory package during power-up. In one embodiment, each...
US-7,925,900 I/O co-processor coupled hybrid computing device
An apparatus and method provide power to perform functions on a computing device. In one example, the apparatus contains multiple processors that may operate at...
US-7,925,844 Memory register encoding systems and methods
Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed that operate to encode register bits to generate encoded bits such that, for pairs of addresses, an encoded bit to...
US-7,925,805 Critical resource management
In one embodiment, a method of managing critical resource usage in a storage network comprises receiving, in a storage controller, an input/output operation...
US-7,925,044 Detecting online abuse in images
Tools for analyzing images are disclosed. In some cases, the images are analyzed in order to determine whether a particular web site and/or email message is...
US-7,924,630 Techniques for simultaneously driving a plurality of source lines
Techniques for simultaneously driving a plurality of source lines are disclosed. In one particular exemplary embodiment, the techniques may be realized as an...
US-7,924,623 Method for memory cell erasure with a programming monitor of reference cells
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, devices, modules, and systems for operating memory cells. One method includes: performing an erase...
US-7,924,619 Programming method to reduce word line to word line breakdown for NAND flash
A NAND architecture non-volatile memory device and programming process programs the various cells of strings of non-volatile memory cells by the application of...
US-7,924,617 Selective threshold voltage verification and compaction
Non-volatile memory devices for providing selective compaction verification and/or selective compaction to facilitate a tightening of the distribution of...
US-7,924,616 Word line voltage boost system and method for non-volatile memory devices and memory devices and...
The voltage of a selected word line is increased beyond the voltage to which a respective string driver transistor is capable of driving the word line by...
US-7,924,608 Forced ion migration for chalcogenide phase change memory device
Non-volatile memory devices with two stacked layers of chalcogenide materials comprising the active memory device have been investigated for their potential as...
US-7,924,603 Resistance variable memory with temperature tolerant materials
A PCRAM memory device having a chalcogenide glass layer, preferably comprising antimony selenide having a stoichiometric formula of about Sb.sub.2Se.sub.3, and...
US-7,924,520 Method and apparatus for determining position of a storage medium
A system and method for determining the value of a longitudinal position ("LPOS") bit of a storage medium. A system comprises a selector that selects a value...
US-7,924,337 Dual panel pixel readout in an imager
An imager having two panels of pixels (i.e., the imager's rows of pixels are split into two panels) that are controllable by separate row decoders. The dual...
US-7,924,333 Method and apparatus providing shared pixel straight gate architecture
Methods and apparatuses using four-way-shared readout circuits to increase pixel fill factor. Embodiments consolidate circuits from several pixels, reducing the...
US-7,924,067 Low current wide V.sub.REF range input buffer
A low-current input buffer is disclosed. The buffer uses self-biased N and P channel differential pairs with their outputs tied together. The self-biasing...
US-7,923,824 Microelectronic component assemblies and microelectronic component lead frame structures
The present invention provides microelectronic component assemblies and lead frame structures that may be useful in such assemblies. For example, one such lead...
US-7,923,692 Radioisotope Detection Device and Methods of Radioisotope Collection
A device for collection of radionuclides includes a mixture of a polymer, a fluorescent organic scintillator and a chemical extractant. A radionuclide detector...
US-7,923,600 Generation of marker-free and backbone-free transgenic plants using a single binary approach
The present invention provides a convenient method for producing a transformed plant by expressing a hormone gene positioned within a plasmid backbone that also...
US-7,923,381 Methods of forming electronic devices containing Zr-Sn-Ti-O films
A dielectric film containing Zr--Sn--Ti--O and methods of fabricating such a dielectric film produce a reliable dielectric layer having an equivalent oxide...
US-7,923,373 Pitch multiplication using self-assembling materials
Self-assembling materials, such as block copolymers, are used as mandrels for pitch multiplication. The copolymers are deposited over a substrate and directed...
US-7,923,364 Tunnel dielectric comprising nitrogen for use with a semiconductor device and a process for forming the device
A method used during semiconductor device fabrication comprises forming at least two types of transistors. A first transistor type may comprise a CMOS...
US-7,923,322 Method of forming a capacitor
A method of forming a capacitor includes forming a first capacitor electrode over a substrate. A substantially crystalline capacitor dielectric layer is formed...
US-7,923,308 Methods of forming conductive contacts to source/drain regions and methods of forming local interconnects
The invention comprises methods of forming a conductive contact to a source/drain region of a field effect transistor, and methods of forming local...
US-7,923,298 Imager die package and methods of packaging an imager die on a temporary carrier
Methods for fabricating an imager die package and resulting die packages are disclosed. An imager die packaging process may include dicing through a fabrication...
US-7,923,234 Thermal and acid tolerant beta-xylosidases, genes encoding, related organisms, and methods
Isolated and/or purified polypeptides and nucleic acid sequences encoding polypeptides from Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and variations thereof are provided....
US-7,923,181 Methods of forming photomasks
Some embodiments include methods of forming photomasks. A stack of at least three different materials is formed over a base. Regions of the stack are removed to...
US-7,923,070 Atomic layer deposition method of forming conductive metal nitride-comprising layers
This invention includes atomic layer deposition methods of forming conductive metal nitride comprising layers. In one implementation, an atomic layer deposition...
US-7,922,818 Method and system for binding halide-based contaminants
A method and apparatus are presented for reducing halide-based contamination within deposited titanium-based thin films. Halide adsorbing materials are utilized...
US-7,922,562 Systems and methods for reducing electrostatic charge of semiconductor wafers
A chemical-mechanical polishing machine and associated methods are disclosed. One embodiment of the machine includes a polishing pad, a wafer carrier...
US-7,921,837 Gas governor, snatch grip, and link pin for paintball gun
A paintball marker has an inline cylinder that includes a gas governor that reduces gas flow from a compressed gas source to a valve area when the bolt is in a...
US-7,921,439 Data storage means
Apparatus in accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data storage cartridge and/or a receiver configured to receive the...
US-7,921,028 Systems and methods of partnering content creators with content partners online
Systems and methods of partnering content creators with content partners online are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation a method may include receiving...
US-7,920,777 Capillary force vaporizers
The present invention concerns capillary force vaporizers for use in vaporizing liquids and emitting pressurized vapors. In one embodiment, the inventive...
US-7,920,431 Asynchronous/synchronous interface
The present disclosure includes methods, and circuits, for operating a memory device. One method embodiment for operating a memory device includes controlling...
US-7,920,428 Methods and apparatuses relating to automatic cell threshold voltage measurement
Methods and apparatuses for automatically measuring memory cell threshold voltages are disclosed. Measurement circuitry includes an internal reference current...
US-7,920,427 Dynamic soft program trims
Systems and methods are disclosed for modifying soft-programming trims of a non-volatile memory device, such as a flash memory device. The soft-programming...
US-7,920,401 Method, apparatus and system, providing a one-time programmable memory device
Disclosed are apparatus, system and methods of programming and readout of a one-time programmable memory device having an array of memory cells, where the cells...
US-7,920,343 Method of forming lens arrays and transferring such onto movable-MEMS structures
Micro-electrical-mechanical (MEMS) wafers in which a lens is formed on a micro-electrical-mechanical structure. The micro-electrical-mechanical wafers can...
US-7,920,329 Embedded lens for achromatic wafer-level optical module and methods of forming the same
A wafer-level optical lens module including one or more embedded lenses and two outer lenses on an outer side of two outermost glass wafers. The embedded lenses...
US-7,920,193 Methods, systems and apparatuses using barrier self-calibration for high dynamic range imagers
Methods, systems and apparatuses proving a high dynamic range imager. Multiple photosensor integration periods are used to capture pixel signal information. A...
US-7,920,185 Shielding black reference pixels in image sensors
An image sensor having an array of pixel cells, each including a photo-conversion device. The array has first, second, and third groups of pixel cells. The...
US-7,920,083 Column-parallel sigma-delta analog-to-digital conversion with gain and offset control
A sigma-delta modulation sensing circuit and an analog-to-digital converter for an imager that eliminate the erroneous conversion of non-zero analog voltages to...
US-7,920,047 Wireless communications devices, wireless communications systems, and methods of performing wireless...
In one aspect, a method of wireless communications includes: storing identification information of a portable wireless communications device in memory coupled...
US-7,920,024 Apparatus and methods providing dynamic biasing of cascode transistors in class AB amplifiers
An amplifier and method of fabricating and operating it are disclosed in which dynamically biased cascode transistors are provided in an output stage along with...
US-7,919,999 Band-gap reference voltage detection circuit
Methods, devices, modules, and systems for a band-gap reference voltage detection circuit are provided. One embodiment for a band-gap reference voltage...
US-7,919,863 Semiconductor constructions
Some embodiments include methods of forming semiconductor constructions. Oxide is formed over a substrate, and first material is formed over the oxide. Second...
US-7,919,846 Stacked semiconductor component having through wire interconnect
A stacked semiconductor component includes a plurality of semiconductor substrates in a stacked array and a continuous wire extending through aligned vias on...
US-7,919,829 Liner for shallow trench isolation
A method of depositing dielectric material into sub-micron spaces and resultant structures is provided. After a trench is etched in the surface of a wafer, a...
US-7,919,828 Image sensor for reduced dark current
A method and structure for reducing dark current in an image sensor includes preventing unwanted electrons from being collected in the photosensitive region of...
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