Micron patents granted on 23 June 2009

21 US patents granted on 23 June 2009 and assigned to Micron

1 RE40,790 Method for making electrical contact with an active area through sub-micron contact openings and a semiconductor device
2 7,552,364 Diagnostic and managing distributed processor system
3 7,552,274 Flash memory architecture with separate storage of overhead and user data
4 7,551,510 Memory block reallocation in a flash memory device
5 7,551,509 Power circuits for reducing a number of power supply voltage taps required for sensing a resistive memory
6 7,551,481 User configurable commands for flash memory
7 7,551,467 Memory device architectures and operation
8 7,551,466 Bit line coupling
9 7,550,985 Methods of testing memory devices
10 7,550,848 Semiconductor constructions comprising particle-containing materials
11 7,550,847 Packaged microelectronic devices and methods for packaging microelectronic devices
12 7,550,824 Low k interconnect dielectric using surface transformation
13 7,550,818 Method of manufacture of a PCRAM memory cell
14 7,550,816 Filled trench isolation structure
15 7,550,762 Isolation circuit
16 7,550,380 Electroless plating of metal caps for chalcogenide-based memory devices
17 7,550,345 Methods of forming hafnium-containing materials
18 7,550,341 High density stepped, non-planar flash memory
19 7,550,340 Silicon rich barrier layers for integrated circuit devices
20 7,550,339 Memory device with high dielectric constant gate dielectrics and metal floating gates
21 7,550,315 Method for fabricating semiconductor package with multi-layer die contact and external contact