Micron patents granted on 27 May 2008

27 US patents granted on 27 May 2008 and assigned to Micron

1 7,379,382 System and method for controlling timing of output signals
2 7,379,377 Memory array decoder
3 7,379,365 Method and apparatus for charging large capacitances
4 7,379,336 Integrated DRAM-NVRAM multi-level memory
5 7,379,315 Apparatus and methods for optically-coupled memory systems
6 7,379,068 Memory system and method for improved utilization of read and write bandwidth of a graphics processing system
7 7,378,891 Measure-controlled circuit with frequency control
8 7,378,737 Structures and methods to enhance copper metallization
9 7,378,736 Ball grid array structures having tape-based circuitry
10 7,378,723 Method and apparatus for decoupling conductive portions of a microelectronic device package
11 7,378,719 Low leakage MIM capacitor
12 7,378,707 Scalable high density non-volatile memory cells in a contactless memory array
13 7,378,704 Semiconductor constructions, and methods of forming semiconductor constructions
14 7,378,697 Pinned photodiode structure and method of formation
15 7,378,696 Pinned photodiode structure and method of formation
16 7,378,635 Method and apparatus for dark current and hot pixel reduction in active pixel image sensors
17 7,378,354 Atomic layer deposition methods
18 7,378,353 High selectivity BPSG to TEOS etchant
19 7,378,342 Methods for forming vias varying lateral dimensions
20 7,378,316 Method for fabricating semiconductor vertical NROM memory cells
21 7,378,313 Methods of fabricating double-sided hemispherical silicon grain electrodes and capacitor modules
22 7,378,311 Method of forming memory cells in an array
23 7,378,290 Isolation circuit
24 7,378,199 Micro-lenses and method for increasing area coverage and controlling shape of micro lenses
25 7,378,129 Atomic layer deposition methods of forming conductive metal nitride comprising layers
26 7,378,127 Chemical vapor deposition methods
27 7,377,018 Method of replacing a subpad of a polishing apparatus