Micron patents granted on 04 September 2007

19 US patents granted on 04 September 2007 and assigned to Micron

1 7,266,633 System and method for communicating the synchronization status of memory modules during initialization of the memory modules
2 7,265,706 Minimized SAR-type column-wide ADC for image sensors
3 7,265,674 Thin flexible, RFID labels, and method and apparatus for use
4 7,265,563 Test method for semiconductor components using anisotropic conductive polymer contact system
5 7,265,529 Zero power start-up circuit
6 7,265,453 Semiconductor component having dummy segments with trapped corner air
7 7,265,414 NROM memory device with a high-permittivity gate dielectric formed by the low temperature oxidation of metals
8 7,265,330 Microelectronic imagers with optical devices and methods of manufacturing such microelectronic imagers
9 7,265,328 Method and apparatus providing an optical guide for an imager pixel having a ring of air-filled spaced slots around a photosensor
10 7,265,052 Methods of forming conductive through-wafer vias
11 7,265,016 Stepped gate configuration for non-volatile memory
12 7,265,012 Formation of standard voltage threshold and low voltage threshold MOSFET devices
13 7,264,988 Electro-and electroless plating of metal in the manufacture of PCRAM devices
14 7,264,844 Forming oxide buffer layer for improved magnetic tunnel junctions
15 7,264,768 Single substrate annealing of magnetoresistive structure
16 7,264,742 Method of planarizing a surface
17 7,264,539 Systems and methods for removing microfeature workpiece surface defects
18 7,264,456 Leadframe and method for reducing mold compound adhesion problems
19 7,263,768 Method of making a semiconductor device having an opening in a solder mask