Micron patents granted on 04 January 2011

26 US patents granted on 04 January 2011 and assigned to Micron

1 7,865,659 Removable storage device
2 7,864,609 Methods for determining resistance of phase change memory elements
3 7,864,607 Negative voltage discharge scheme to improve snapback in a non-volatile memory
4 7,864,589 Mitigation of runaway programming of a memory device
5 7,864,587 Programming a memory device to increase data reliability
6 7,864,585 Multi level inhibit scheme
7 7,864,584 Expanded programming window for non-volatile multilevel memory cells
8 7,864,577 Sharing physical memory locations in memory devices
9 7,864,575 Non-volatile multilevel memory cell programming
10 7,864,457 Achromatic lens structure, method of fabrication, and imaging devices and systems using the same
11 7,864,294 Focus sensitive lithographic apparatus, systems, and methods
12 7,863,924 Pusher assemblies for use in microfeature device testing, systems with pusher assemblies, and methods for using such pusher assemblies
13 7,863,727 Microelectronic devices and methods for manufacturing microelectronic devices
14 7,863,722 Stackable semiconductor assemblies and methods of manufacturing such assemblies
15 7,863,667 Zirconium titanium oxide films
16 7,863,663 Hybrid electrical contact
17 7,863,597 Resistance variable memory devices with passivating material
18 7,863,595 Reproducible resistance variable insulating memory devices having a shaped bottom electrode
19 7,863,199 Methods of forming particle-containing materials
20 7,863,198 Method and device to vary growth rate of thin films over semiconductor structures
21 7,863,187 Microfeature workpieces and methods for forming interconnects in microfeature workpieces
22 7,863,176 Low-resistance interconnects and methods of making same
23 7,863,133 Oxide epitaxial isolation
24 7,862,964 Methods for photo-processing photo-imageable material
25 7,862,316 Foamed mechanical planarization pads made with supercritical fluid
26 7,862,232 Temperature sensor, device and system including same, and method of operation