Micron patents granted on 01 May 2012

12 US patents granted on 01 May 2012 and assigned to Micron

1 8,171,353 System and method for initializing a memory system, and memory device and processor-based system using same
2 8,171,203 Faster write operations to nonvolatile memory using FSInfo sector manipulation
3 8,171,181 Memory module with configurable input/output ports
4 8,169,841 Strobe apparatus, systems, and methods
5 8,169,833 Partitioning process to improve memory cell retention
6 8,169,832 Methods of erase verification for a flash memory device
7 8,169,830 Sensing for all bit line architecture in a memory device
8 8,169,808 NAND flash content addressable memory
9 8,169,759 Circuit and methods to protect input buffer
10 8,169,032 Gate stacks and semiconductor constructions
11 8,168,502 Tantalum silicon oxynitride high-K dielectrics and metal gates
12 8,168,476 Interconnects for packaged semiconductor devices and methods for manufacturing such devices