Breaking News
Blog

What is STT-MRAM?

NO RATINGS
1 saves
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
resistion
User Rank
CEO
Volatility-speed tradeoff
resistion   8/11/2014 10:48:22 PM
NO RATINGS
It's very difficult for a non-volatile memory to attempt the speed typical of SRAM or DRAM. Basically some barrier is needed to preserve a state and this barrier would naturally limit switching speed unless using higher voltages. Furthermore, being a series resistance, the MRAM should dominate the resistance yet not load the circuit so much. On the other hand, keeping this resistance load low would prevent scaling.

August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.