Dennis R. Wilson - Colorado Springs CO
William F. Kraus - Colorado Springs CO
Lark Edward Lehman - Colorado Springs CO
Ramtron International Corporation - Colorado Springs CO
A method of operating a 1T/1C ferroelectric memory having a memory cell coupled to a word line, a bit line, and a plate line, includes the steps of turning on the word line, energizing the plate line to establish a charge on the bit line, turning off the word line, and sensing the charge on the bit line while the word line is off.