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Micron saves Unity Semi

1/19/2011 06:22 PM EST
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Volatile Memory
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re: Micron saves Unity Semi
Volatile Memory   1/19/2011 8:24:00 PM
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Actually, Mr. Niebel is mistaken. Numonyx (now Micron) was supposed to have the 45nm 1-Gbit thing by mid 2009: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4191577/Numonyx-confirms-45-nm-jump-for-phase-change-memory Of course, Micron had already determined (and declared so publicly) in 2004 that PCM does not scale, 10 years after signing that exclusive royalty-bearing license for the PCM patents. So, what's news?

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re: Micron saves Unity Semi
mark.lapedus   1/19/2011 10:36:03 PM
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Volatile Memory, Micron is embracing Unity's RRAM. That is news to me. What do you have against PCM?

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resistion   1/19/2011 11:28:39 PM
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Micron trying to cover with investment in NOR, PCM and CMOX. I think their confidence in NAND and DRAM is faltering. CMOX is even more one-off than (other) RRAM.

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re: Micron saves Unity Semi
goafrit   1/20/2011 12:35:18 AM
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Never heard of the Unity Semiconductor. If they had gone, I might not have noticed. Nonetheless, Micron is smart to snap one - hope it is a good value.

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Volatile Memory   1/20/2011 5:28:32 PM
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mark.lapedus: I have nothing against PCM. I have quite a bit against the perpetrators of the longest-running TechnoPonzi scheme and their willing and unwilling collaborators. As some have said, PCM = Phantom-change memory or phony-change memory.

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re: Micron saves Unity Semi
mark.lapedus   1/20/2011 7:08:00 PM
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VM, Who are the perpetrators?

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