US Patent No: 7,283,410

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Real-time adaptive SRAM array for high SEU immunity

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A system and method for automatically adjusting one or more electrical parameters in a memory device, e.g., SRAM arrays. The system and method implements an SRAM sensing sub-array for accelerated collection of fail rate data for use in determining the operating point for optimum tradeoff between single event upset immunity and performance of a primary SRAM array. The accelerated fail rate data is input to an algorithm implemented for setting the SEU sensitivity of a primary SRAM memory array to a predetermined fail rate in an ionizing particle environment. The predetermined fail rate is maintained on a real-time basis in order to provide immunity to SEU consistent with optimum performance.

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GOOGLE INC.MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA8952

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hsu, Louis L Fishkill, NY 451 4813
Mandelman, Jack A Flat Rock, NC 509 6921
Wong, Robert C Poughkeepsie, NY 88 425
Yang, Chih-Chao Poughkeepsie, NY 560 976

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