Patent Number: 7,042,796

Title: Bank command decoder in semiconductor memory device

Abstract: An apparatus, included in a semiconductor memory device, for generating a bank control signal, includes a logic block for receiving an internal precharge signal and a power-up signal and outputting a first signal; and a latch block for latching an internal active signal and the first signal in order to generate the bank control signal.

Inventors: Kim; Cheol-Kyu (Ichon-shi, KR), Gou; Ja-Seung (Ichon-shi, KR)

Assignee: Hynix Semiconductor Inc.

International Classification: G11C 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018