Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG X Venture Smartphone Will is Built for Adventure
HP Debuts New Premium PC Portfolio Taking On Microsoft's Surface Models
U.S. Remains the Top Market for VR, Followed by Japan
JDI's Electronic Paper Backplane Enables Creation of 600ppi ePaper Displays
Samsung to Showcase 'Stretchable' OLED, Glasses-free 3D OLED At SID 2017
WikiLeaks Says 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targets All Versions of Windows
Holograms Could be the Future of Near-eye Displays
Samsung Chromebook Pro Available on May 28 For $550
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > NEC Dev...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, November 30, 2007
NEC Develops World's Fastest SRAM-Compatible MRAM


NEC today announced that it has succeeded in developing a new SRAM-compatible MRAM that can operate at 250MHz, the world's fastest MRAM operation speed.

Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) realizes ultra fast operation speeds, nonvolatility - ability to retain data with the power off, and unlimited write endurance. Verification at the SRAM speed level proves that the newly-developed MRAM could be embedded in system LSIs as SRAM substitutes in the future.

The new MRAM was designed and fabricated by NEC and has a memory capacity of 1 megabit. Incorporating a memory cell with two transistors, one magnetic tunnel junction, and a newly-developed circuit scheme, the new design achieves an operation speed of 250MHz; double that of conventional MRAMs and almost equivalent to that of recent LSI-embedded SRAM. Tests carried out using an internal signal-monitoring circuit demonstrated data output time of 3.7 nanoseconds from a 250MHz clock edge.

MRAM are expected to generate new value and applications for future electronic devices thanks to their nonvolatility, unlimited write endurance, high speed operation, and ability to cut memory power dissipation in half. For example, these features could enable instant start up of PCs and prevent drive recorders from losing data after a sudden break in power in the future. As substitutes for system LSI-embedded SRAM, MRAM can provide even more value as they are expected to enable extremely low power dissipation of system LSIs because they can sleep when they are not in use and wake up instantly.

NEC's research is partially supported by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization's MRAM technology development project for realization of high-speed and non-volatile memory embedded in system LSIs.


Previous
Next
Apple to Unveil 3G IPhone, AT&T's Says        All News        WinDVD Blu-ray Disc Playback Software Certified For BD-Video Profile 1.1
OCZ Introduces New DDR2 8GB Quad Kits     PC Parts News      SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Promoter Group Enlists Contributors for First Specification Review

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Develops Mobile Chip for IoT Applications, Eyes MRAM Embedded Memory
TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Smartwatch Costs $1,600, Has An Intel Mobile Chip Inside
Everspin To Unveils Low Latency nvNITRO PCIe NVMe Storage Accelerators Based on Spin Torque MRAM
Minecraft: Education Edition will launch November 1
The 27th Magnetic Recording Conference Outlines Future Of Hard disks
Everspin to Showcase The World's Fastest SSD
IBM And Samsung Researchers Demonstrate ST-MRAM Scalability at 11nm
NEC Uses Artificial Intelligence to Automatically Detect Unknown Cyber-attacks
Toshiba Develops High-Speed MTJ Element for Non-Volatile STT-MRAM For 2X nm Generation Transistors
Hyundai Motor and Cisco To Cooperate On Connected Cars
Everspin Releases Highest Density MRAM Products
Everspin Spin Torque MRAM Showcased As A Storage Class Memory at the OpenPOWER Summit

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .