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A memory using techniques to extract the data content of its storage elements, when the distribution of stored states is degraded, is presented. If the distribution of stored states has degraded, secondary evaluations of the memory cells are performed using modified read conditions. Based upon the results of these supplemental evaluations, the memory device determines the read conditions at which to best decide the data stored.

Title
Memory with cell population distribution assisted read margining
Application Number
11/535879
Publication Number
7716538 (B2)
Application Date
September 27, 2006
Publication Date
May 11, 2010
Inventor
Daniel C Guterman
Fremont
CA, US
Carlos J Gonzalez
Los Gatos
CA, US
Agent
Davis Wright Tremaine
Assignee
SanDisk Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G11C 16/28
G11C 11/4193
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