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Disclosed are methods and circuits for performing recovery associated with programming of non-volatile memory (NVM) array cells. According to embodiments, there are provided methods and circuits for programming NVM cells, including: (1) erasing NVM array cells; (2) loading an SRAM with user data; (3) if programming is successful, then flipping bits in the SRAM; and (4) if programming is not successful, reading data back from the array to the SRAM.

Title
Recovery while programming non-volatile memory (NVM)
Application Number
12/323333
Publication Number
7945825 (B2)
Application Date
November 25, 2008
Publication Date
May 17, 2011
Inventor
Shmulik Hadas
Tel Aviv
IL
Kobi Danon
Rishon Lezion
IL
Ori Tirosh
Kfar Saba
IL
Itzic Cohen
Netanya
IL
Agent
Ettan Mehulal Law Group
Assignee
Spansion Isreal
IL
IPC
G11C 29/00
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