Enhanced block copy

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8484428
APP PUB NO 20110029751A1
SERIAL NO

12512765

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The present disclosure includes methods and apparatus for an enhanced block copy. One embodiment includes reading data from a source block located in a first portion of the memory device, and programming the data to a target block located in a second portion of the memory device. The first and second portions are communicatively coupled by data lines extending across the portions. The data lines are communicatively uncoupled between the first and second portions for at least one of the reading and programming acts.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.BOISE, ID19152

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Nobunaga, Dean K Cupertino, US 9 34

Cited Art Landscape

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ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC (9)
6496434 Differential sensing in a memory using two cycle pre-charge 8 2000
6877100 Adjustable timing circuit of an integrated circuit by selecting and moving clock edges based on a signal propagation time stored in a programmable non-volatile fuse circuit 8 2000
6307790 Read compression in a memory 21 2000
6304510 Memory device address decoding 47 2000
6584025 Read compression in a memory 8 2001
6693841 Read compression in a memory 8 2003
7193910 Adjustable timing circuit of an integrated circuit 6 2004
7130227 Adjustable timing circuit of an integrated circuit 5 2005
7280398 System and memory for sequential multi-plane page memory operations 94 2006
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (15)
6310809 Adjustable pre-charge in a memory 38 2000
6507525 Differential sensing in a memory 14 2000
6678201 Distributed FIFO in synchronous memory 6 2002
7080275 Method and apparatus using parasitic capacitance for synchronizing signals a device 5 2002
7231537 Fast data access mode in a memory device 11 2003
2006/0168,414 Memory block locking apparatus and methods 3 2005
7480195 Internal data comparison for memory testing 2 2005
2005/0265,060 Adjustable timing circuit of an integrated circuit 2 2005
7292487 Independent polling for multi-page programming 5 2006
2006/0248,368 Fast data access mode in a memory device 2 2006
7272694 Chip protection register lock circuit in a flash memory device 7 2006
2008/0177,933 Defective memory block remapping method and system, and memory device and processor-based system using same 5 2007
2008/0181,014 Programming a non-volatile memory device 11 2007
* 8145866 Selective register reset 2 2008
2009/0116,301 INTERNAL DATA COMPARISON FOR MEMORY TESTING 2 2008
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 7672160 3-level non-volatile semiconductor memory devices and related methods 4 2007
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
2005/0172,086 Non-volatile semiconductor memory device and electric device with the same 6 2004
 
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. (1)
2007/0002,621 Non-volatile memory device, and multi-page program, read and copyback program method thereof 4 2005
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MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
* 9672156 Dynamic data caches, decoders and decoding methods 0 2016
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