Method of erasing a flash memory

  • US 20020114193A1
  • Filed: 01/24/2002
  • Published: 08/22/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/05/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of erasing a flash memory integrated in a chip of semiconductor material and comprising at least one matrix of cells with a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns made in at least one insulated body, the cells of each row being connected to a corresponding word line, the method including by the step of applying a single erasing pulse relative to a selected single one of the at least one body to a selected subset of the word lines for erasing the cells of each corresponding row made in the selected body with no intermediate check of the completion of the erasure.

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