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greenpattern
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re: Micron claims first high-volume production of PCM
greenpattern   7/22/2012 2:17:01 PM
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PCM won't be competitive unless it can go to 20 nm with NOR capability, not this LPDDR2-NVM mix.

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greenpattern   7/22/2012 1:57:18 PM
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PCM uses very high current density for write, and voltage is not low either.

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re: Micron claims first high-volume production of PCM
resistion   7/20/2012 4:55:15 PM
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As I recall there was some delay to get this out, it was announced more than a year ago.

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CooperMW   7/20/2012 12:06:02 PM
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Price same as NAND SLC Rel equal to DRAM, 10x NOR, 100x NAnd Makes a lot of sense to use this memory Only issue is the temp.. You can't take it above boiling temp. My guess - PRAM is going to hit Ssd market and CPU market earlier than mobile

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re: Micron claims first high-volume production of PCM
resistion   7/20/2012 8:45:57 AM
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It's somewhat unfortunate their operation voltage is too high.

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jg_   7/20/2012 3:50:39 AM
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Yes, but this is a first-release part, so they will put in the DRAM the customers demand, and the PCM they are able to actually make... logical to expect larger PCM as soon as {if?} this hits critical-mass commercially.

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jg_   7/20/2012 3:47:32 AM
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"without melting the material," is then followed by "gradually induce disorder in the material until it amorphizes." - That sounds very much like melting to me... so is this an exercise in semantics, or is there some yield/lifetime gain from this new form of 'melting' ?

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rbtbob   7/19/2012 5:32:39 PM
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You are misconstruing what I said about my trading. 4x minus 1x leaves 3x. I do not think EE Times will misconstrue the negative value of our two comments.

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Volatile Memory   7/19/2012 2:41:01 PM
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rbtbob: I will add to Mr. Neale's comment that PCM's short electrical pulses of a few hundred nanosecond duration gradually induced disorder in your net worth until it vaporized it, as shown in your bankruptcy court letter.

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nvm.expert   7/19/2012 2:39:07 PM
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What are you talking about? PCM has MUCH lower standby power than a DRAM. For this type of application (phone which is typically in standby) it will save GOBS of power.

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