Micron patents granted on 18 March 2014

20 US patents granted on 18 March 2014 and assigned to Micron

1 8,677,109 Non-volatile memory device adapted to identify itself as a boot memory
2 8,675,776 Majority detector apparatus, systems, and methods
3 8,675,423 Apparatuses and methods including supply current in memory
4 8,675,420 Devices and systems including enabling circuits
5 8,675,413 Reference current sources
6 8,675,392 Methods of reading and using memory cells
7 8,674,602 Plasma-generating structures and display devices
8 8,674,512 Method to align mask patterns
9 8,674,434 Impact ionization devices
10 8,674,404 Additional metal routing in semiconductor devices
11 8,674,336 Non-volatile resistive oxide memory cells, non-volatile resistive oxide memory arrays, and methods of forming non-volatile resistive oxide memory cells and memory arrays
12 8,674,334 Memory elements using self-aligned phase change material layers and methods of manufacturing same
13 8,674,333 Variable-resistance material memories and methods
14 8,673,787 Method to reduce charge buildup during high aspect ratio contact etch
15 8,673,780 Methods of processing semiconductor substrates in forming scribe line alignment marks
16 8,673,715 Memory device and method of fabricating thereof
17 8,673,706 Methods of forming layers comprising epitaxial silicon
18 8,673,390 Methods of making crystalline tantalum pentoxide
19 8,671,879 Systems and methods for plasma processing of microfeature workpieces
20 8,671,772 Quality assurance and reliability testing apparatus for RFID tags