Micron patents granted on 27 August 2013

25 US patents granted on 27 August 2013 and assigned to Micron

1 8,522,099 Embedded processor
2 8,522,087 Advanced converters for memory cell sensing and methods
3 8,521,979 Memory systems and methods for controlling the timing of receiving read data
4 8,521,958 Internal processor buffer
5 8,521,952 Hierarchical memory architecture with a phase-change memory (PCM) content addressable memory (CAM)
6 8,520,452 Data bus power-reduced semiconductor storage apparatus
7 8,520,431 Devices and methods to program a memory cell
8 8,519,767 Methods, apparatuses, and circuits for bimodal disable circuits
9 8,519,523 Microelectronic device packages, stacked microelectronic device packages, and methods for manufacturing microelectronic devices
10 8,519,516 Semiconductor constructions
11 8,519,469 Select gates for memory
12 8,519,466 Tantalum silicon oxynitride high-K dielectrics and metal gates
13 8,519,463 Semiconductor constructions containing tubular capacitor storage nodes, and retaining structures along portions of the tubular capacitor storage nodes
14 8,519,431 Thyristors
15 8,519,373 Memory cells
16 8,518,835 Methods of utilizing block copolymers to form patterns
17 8,518,812 Methods of forming electrical contacts
18 8,518,788 Methods of forming a plurality of capacitors
19 8,518,774 Manufacturing process for zero-capacitor random access memory circuits
20 8,518,747 Stackable semiconductor assemblies and methods of manufacturing such assemblies
21 8,518,486 Methods of forming and utilizing rutile-type titanium oxide
22 8,518,296 Slurries and methods for polishing phase change materials
23 8,518,275 Graphoepitaxial self-assembly of arrays of downward facing half-cylinders
24 8,518,184 Methods and systems for controlling temperature during microfeature workpiece processing, E.G., CVD deposition
25 8,516,695 Method for forming a circuit board via structure for high speed signaling