Patent Number: 6,490,221

Title: Semiconductor memory device with low power consumption

Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes: a memory cell region constructed of blocks and a memory cell region constructed of blocks. The blocks and the blocks are continuously disposed. A block decoder outputs block select signals to the respective blocks. As a result, power consumption of the semiconductor memory device is reduced.

Inventors: Furutani; Kiyohiro (Hyogo, JP), Asakura; Mikio (Hyogo, JP)

Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G11C 11/408 (20060101); G11C 8/00 (20060101); G11C 7/10 (20060101); G11C 8/12 (20060101); G11C 29/04 (20060101); G11C 29/26 (20060101); G11C 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/03/2011