Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Content by Kristin Lewotsky
Kristin Lewotsky
Member Since: June 29, 2011
Blogger
Blog Posts: 226
Posts: 52

Most Recently Posted

All (100)           Blogs (78)           Comments (22)          
All
KL Test 1 PM
Design How-To  
1/2/2014   1 comment
testg
Slideshow: NAND Flash Process Nodes
Slideshow  
11/26/2013   3 comments
As the major suppliers jockey for position at the 1x process node, here's a look at their latest offerings and market projections.
Industry View: Addressing Datacom Memory Pain Points
News & Analysis  
10/29/2013   Post a comment
Memoir leverages memory access patterns to serve the needs of terabit computing
DDR4 You Can Use Now
Slideshow  
10/17/2013   9 comments
Product sampling goes beyond memory modules to include controllers and chipsets.
What Can Hot TDR Do for You?
News & Analysis  
9/2/2013   3 comments
The perils of testing for impedance mismatch and why an oscilloscope can't do it all.
Memory Week in Review, 7/30/13
Blog  
7/30/2013   2 comments
Samsung's LPDDR3, Nanya profit surges, Greenliant and SSDs.
Scoping out the Latest in Oscilloscopes
News & Analysis  
7/24/2013   8 comments
The current crop of scopes offers more channels, flexible resolution, and ultra-broad bandwidth.
Memory Week in Review, 7/23/13
Blog  
7/23/2013   1 comment
A compendium of activities over the last week, including quarterly financials, new products from Samsung and Toshiba, sTec's big deal, and whether or not flash falls flat.
Slideshow: What's Available in LPDDR3?
Blog  
7/23/2013   Post a comment
Now that the LPDDR3 standard is entering its second year of release, we thought it was a good time to sample some of the offerings available to designers.
Who's Got the Chops to Win the Memory Games?
Blog  
7/17/2013   2 comments
An annual contest puts contestants through exercises like recalling the order of a deck of playing cards, memorizing 500 numbers, and remembering facts about new acquaintances.
Industry View: Doug Wong of Toshiba on the Future of Memory
Blog  
7/12/2013   7 comments
Douglas Wong, senior member of the technical staff for Toshiba, talks about flash memory scaling, going 3D, and his picks for next-generation memory.
Turn Your Old Oscilloscope Into a Clock
Blog  
7/10/2013   5 comments
Lissajous curves and microcontrollers turn an old Heathkit oscilloscope into a timepiece.
The Week in Memory – 7/9/13
Blog  
7/9/2013   2 comments
The mobile market plays a role across industry, from financial results to new products.
Market Watch: Mobile DRAM Misses Mark
Blog  
7/9/2013   Post a comment
Despite a slew of market research highlighting portable devices as a growth driver for DRAM, 1Q13 mobile DRAM revenues were down.
Improve Your Memory in Just 25 Minutes a Day
Blog  
7/5/2013   10 comments
A brainteaser game improves long-term memory, short-term memory, and language.
Market Watch: NOR Flash Wireless Revenues to Sag
Blog  
7/4/2013   3 comments
Why the problem with NOR flash might just be NAND flash and what next-generation memory might prove to be an even bigger competition.
The New & Improved Memory Designline: Welcome to Your Community
Blog  
7/3/2013   Post a comment
Look for daily updates from key players in industry and a new suite of tools that makes it easy to add comments, pictures, and even upload video.
10 useful science and engineering search engines
Engineering Investigations  
6/18/2013   23 comments
Use these tools to hunt up standards, circuit diagrams, chemical properties, and more.
Leti meeting puts focus on innovative memory
Blog  
6/11/2013   Post a comment
One-day workshop highlights scalability, materials research, and next-gen non-volatile memories like STT-RAM, Re-RAM, and PCM.
Microchip rolls out unique-ID EEPROMs
Product News  
6/11/2013   Post a comment
Pre-programmed 32-bit serial number can be extended to other lengths.
I want to work in the Consumer Reports test lab
Blog  
6/6/2013   3 comments
Take a look at some of the clever systems for staff has developed to evaluate everything from elliptical trainers to kitchen drawers.
Memory markets to grow up to 30% in 2013
Blog  
6/4/2013   9 comments
The biggest surprise isn't revenue numbers but an extraordinary prediction for the future of DRAM.
Higgs boson hunting with digitizers
Blog  
5/30/2013   7 comments
Sophisticated techniques like page-flip buffering enable analog-to-digital converters to offload data and re-arm at frequencies as high as 50 Mhz.
Samsung unveils 4-Gb LPDDR3 mobile DRAM
Product News  
5/30/2013   Post a comment
20-nm-class memory can transmit data at up to 2,133 Mb/s per pin.
Wanted: A cable management tool that works
Blog  
5/21/2013   10 comments
My desk is covered with colorful plastic gizmos that almost completely fail to do the job.
Seagate SSDs target big data, cloud storage
Product News  
5/20/2013   Post a comment
Enterprise version features a 12 Gb/s SAS interface.
Slideshow: The making of IBM's nano movie
Design How-To  
5/14/2013   Post a comment
12-atom memory, measuring at the nanoscale, and how a scratchy noise can be music to a researcher’s ears.
Swissbit rolls out industrial SATA II SSD
Product News  
5/13/2013   Post a comment
SLC drive achieves a data rate of up to 240 MB/s.
Micron’s PCIe I/O accelerator boasts up to 750,000 IOPS
Product News  
5/7/2013   Post a comment
Flash storage device handles 3,200 web server requests per second to data centers.
IBM makes molecular movie
Blog  
5/3/2013   1 comment
Using a scanning tunneling microscope to manipulate molecules, IBM researchers produced a stop-action animated film.
Tight 32-Gb NAND flash supply pumps up prices
Blog  
4/30/2013   Post a comment
Chasing mobile high-density NAND flash leaves an underserved market in low-end devices.
Industry view: iSuppli on the hybrid memory cube
Blog  
4/23/2013   3 comments
HMC rollout, the future of DDR5 and the memory wall you’ve probably never heard of.
SP/Silicon Power unveils two new SSDs
Product News  
4/22/2013   Post a comment
The SATA III 6 Gb/s devices feature read/write speeds of up to 550 MB/s and 440 MB/s.
IBM invests $1 billion in flash development
News & Analysis  
4/19/2013   2 comments
Big Blue to demonstrate the technology with competency centers and a line of all-flash storage appliances.
JEDEC forum puts the focus on mobile memory
Blog  
4/16/2013   1 comment
Learn more about mobile memory testing, universal flash storage, and what's ahead in LPDDR4.
Comment: re: ST-MRAM gets practical - 4/11/2013
Don't miss May's Monterey memory meeting
Blog  
4/8/2013   Post a comment
International Memory Workshop to highlight ReRAM, MRAM and other advances.
JEDEC releases universal flash storage test standard
Blog  
4/5/2013   Post a comment
JESD224 defines strict protocols and parameters for a variety of test cases ranging from inquiries to power management.
Tech Beat: Monolayer molybdenite forms first-rate flash memory
Design How-To  
4/3/2013   Post a comment
Graphene floating gate delivers device with four orders of magnitude difference between write and erase states.
Book excerpt: Agilent’s LTE and the Evolution to 4G Wireless, part 1
Design How-To  
4/1/2013   Post a comment
Learn about beamforming, over-the-air MIMO testing, and a special discount offer just for EE Times readers.
Fujitsu releases 1-Mb, 2-Mb FRAM
Product News  
3/25/2013   1 comment
Featuring an SPI serial interface, the products guarantee 10 trillion read/write cycles.
Tech Beat: Nano-structures promise power-sipping PCM
Blog  
3/19/2013   4 comments
Self-assembling oxide layer patterns smaller electrodes to cut power demand by a factor of 20.
What Facebook really needs from the memory sector
Blog  
3/12/2013   2 comments
Facebook’s VP of engineering Jay Parikh on storing 350 million images per day, the need for speed and the product he's waiting to buy.
Greenliant unveils industrial-temp SSDs
Product News  
3/11/2013   Post a comment
The SATA and PATA embedded drives use MLC NAND flash memory.
Memory markets gain steam
Blog  
3/5/2013   Post a comment
Shortages, production reallocations and a changing cast of characters boosts contract pricing for NAND flash, mobile DRAM and another market that might surprise you.
Micron rolls out SAS SSD
Product News  
3/4/2013   Post a comment
The 6 Gb/s device achieves 10 drive fills per day for five years.
Everspin unveils 1-Mb MRAM with Quad SPI interface
Product News  
3/4/2013   Post a comment
Memory features a 104-MHz clock speed with a 52 MB/s read/write bandwidth.
Toshiba samples 64-GB universal flash storage
Product News  
2/26/2013   Post a comment
The JEDEC-compliant interface handles essential writing block management, error correction and driver software.
OCZ unveils SSD with 20-nm flash
Product News  
2/26/2013   Post a comment
The 6 Gb/s SATA III-based MLC drive will come in 220-GB and 240-GB capacities.
Be a reality star—apply for extreme engineering show
Blog  
2/20/2013   2 comments
Studio seeks to build elite team of engineers for show on the development of extreme prosthetics.
Agilent expert explains DDR4 timing
News & Analysis  
2/12/2013   Post a comment
JEDEC board member Perry Keller, who's also manager for the digital memory applications program at Agilent Technologies, talked about the latest DDR iteration at DesignCon.
Microchip expands SPI flash family
Product News  
2/11/2013   Post a comment
Three devices operate between 2.3 V and 3.6 V.
NanoMeasure 2013 puts the focus on the small stuff
Engineering Pop Culture!  
2/7/2013   Post a comment
Nanometrology conference will include papers on characterizing graphene and nano-enabled photovoltaics.
Don’t forget the Non-Volatile Memories Workshop
Blog  
2/4/2013   Post a comment
Find out the latest NVM advances in areas like power management, error coding, and novel array architectures.
STEC releases pair of 2 TB SSDs
Product News  
1/31/2013   Post a comment
Both devices offer unlimited writes over the specified product lifespan.
Rambus rolls out LPDDR3 controller, interface
Product News  
1/31/2013   Post a comment
Memory architecture supports data rates of up to 3200 Mb/s.
Rosy 2013 for SSDs and DRAM?
Blog  
1/29/2013   Post a comment
Ultrabooks to double SSD market and push DRAM to double-digit growth.
Want to explain memory technology to family? Try video.
Blog  
1/22/2013   Post a comment
How to make SSDs, how flash memory works, and more.
Micron releases 960-GB SSD
Product News  
1/14/2013   1 comment
The drive uses 20-nm MLC NAND flash with a SATA 6-Gb/s controller and the company’s custom firmware.
OCZ demos PCIe-based SSD
Product News  
1/14/2013   1 comment
Device provides lower latency and faster file transfers and boot-ups over the company’s SATA III models.
JEDEC DDR4 workshop reprises
Blog  
1/14/2013   Post a comment
Taught by members of the standards committee, the encore two-day session will give you a solid primer on the standard and how to implement it in your product.
DesignCon 2013 keeps the focus on memory
Design How-To  
1/14/2013   1 comment
Key presentations include a DDR4 forum and papers on LPDDR3 implementations.
Top 5 memory trends for 2013
Blog  
1/8/2013   4 comments
Changing markets, new standards, and maturing technologies
Tech trends: Details on Everspin's ST-MRAM
Design How-To  
1/2/2013   3 comments
New materials for ST-MRAM enhance data stability and decrease failure.
Top 7 memory news stories for 2012
Blog  
12/29/2012   Post a comment
Mergers, maturing technologies, and manufacturing moves.
Top 10 memory design features of 2012
Design How-To  
12/17/2012   Post a comment
Topics range from the latest advances PCM and SRAM to optimizing communications buses and timing parameters.
Industry view: What’s driving SSD growth in the enterprise?
Blog  
12/5/2012   Post a comment
Latency, big data, and how NAND flash changes programming style.
Slideshow: A brief history of memory
Slideshow  
11/29/2012   22 comments
Early memory technologies range from punched cards to vacuum tube-based digital devices capable of storing 4,096 bits.
Tech Trends: First look at NAND Flash Interface Interoperability spec
Design How-To  
11/27/2012   Post a comment
JESD230 promises to simplify life for end users, but what does it mean for module and controller manufacturers
Slideshow: Looking back at early computers
Blog  
11/20/2012   11 comments
Highlights from an extensive collection of early minicomputers, mainframes, and instrumentation remind us just how amazing smart phones are.
TDK unveils 1 TB flash memory controller
Product News  
11/20/2012   Post a comment
Design offers support for 3 Gbps SATA with access speed of 180 MB/s.
Comment: re: Optimizing memory design - 11/19/2012
Synopsys unveils memory test and repair tool
Product News  
11/13/2012   Post a comment
Algorithms address process variation and resistive faults at 20 nm and below.
Top Engineer: The hot new reality show
Memory Designline Blog  
11/6/2012   9 comments
Forget about Startup: Silicon Valley and pitch meetings—let’s show what engineers can really do when put to the test.
IDT introduces DDR3 memory buffer
Product News  
11/6/2012   Post a comment
Device can operate at can operate at 1.5 V or 1.35 V with transfer speeds up to 1866 MT/s.
Fujitsu rolls out low-power FRAM
Product News  
10/29/2012   1 comment
Device operates from 2.7 V to 5.5 V and offers 256 Kb capacity.
My favorite (Internet) waste of time
Blog  
10/29/2012   2 comments
We’ve all got those sites that we can’t help checking even when we should be working. Here are a few of my favorites—what are yours?
ISSI samples 1 Gb, 2 Gb DDR3 SDRAMs
Product News  
10/22/2012   Post a comment
Devices operate at 1.5 V and offer clock speeds up to 933 MHz.
Mobile DRAMs show staying power
Blog  
10/22/2012   Post a comment
DRAM prices might be falling for commodity modules, but mobile DRAM remains a bright spot in the market.
Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
Memory Designline Blog  
10/15/2012   5 comments
Jim Handy talks about the Cypress-Ramtron deal and the future of FRAM.


Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
<b><a href=Betajet">

The Circle – The Future's Imperfect in the Present Tense
Betajet
5 comments
The Circle, a satirical, dystopian novel published in 2013 by San Francisco-based writer Dave Eggers, is about a large, very powerful technology company that combines aspects of Google, ...

Max Maxfield

Recommended Reads From the Engineer's Bookshelf
Max Maxfield
27 comments
I'm not sure if I read more than most folks or not, but I do I know that I spend quite a lot of time reading. I hate to be idle, so I always have a book or two somewhere about my person -- ...

Martin Rowe

Make This Engineering Museum a Reality
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
Vincent Valentine is a man on a mission. He wants to make the first house to ever have a telephone into a telephone museum. Without help, it may not happen.

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
16 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Doug Bailey, VP of marketing at Power Integrations, gives a ...
See how to ease software bring-up with DesignWare IP ...
DesignWare IP Prototyping Kits enable fast software ...
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...