Memory Products News

SSD backs up legacy semiconductor manufacturing gear

Solid State Disks has launched an  Ethernet-based back-up and restore capability for its family of Compact Flash (CF) SCSI-Flash solid-state drives for storage systems on legacy semiconductor manufacturing equipment…

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UK firm claims highest density MRAM device

UK-based e2v claims to have created the highest density MRAM device in the industry. The firm uses a stacked-package to create a 32Mbit MRAM-based product in a 54-pin TSOP.  The EV5A16B integrates two 16Mbit MRAM devices from Everspin Technologies. According to e2v, the attraction of MRAM…

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Micron introduces terabyte SSD using 20nm flash

Micron Technology has announced a terabyte solid state drive (SSD) which it claims will have quick boot-up and will draw as little as 0.15W during normal operation. The NAND flash drive has a speed of up to 95,000 input/output operations per second. The drive’s sequential…

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Vertical NAND avoids scaling issues

The pressure to find an alternative mainstream non-volatile memory to NAND is now much less urgent following the development of vertical NAND structures which stack memory cells on top of eachother…

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Toshiba flash memory has 160MB/s read speed

Altera details 0.35µm CPLD Richard Wilson Altera continues to up the technology specifications in the complex programmable logic (CPLD) market with details of its first 0.35µm four layer metal device, which it claims will support densities up to 250,000 gates. While admitting that the large…

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Adaptec low-profile MD2 form factor Unified Serial RAID adapters

Based on PMC-Sierra’s SRC 8x6G RoC and ARC RAID stack, Adaptec Series 6 controllers are family of low-profile MD2 form factor Unified Serial RAID adapters offering internal and external connectivity for SATA and SAS storage. With four to eight internal ports and up to four external ports…

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STMicroelectronics puts 512kbit EEPROM in 2x3mm package

STMicroelectronics is offering 512kbit serial EEPROMs in the industry-standard 2 x 3 x 0.6mm 8-pin Micro Leadframe Package (MLP).  The devices’ built-in byte-mode erasing capability allows easy parameter update; and 128-byte page write, together with 5ms write time, results in rapid programming of assembled…

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Ramtron FM24V05 and FM24V10 serial F-Ram V-family

Ramtron  has launched two more devices in a family of new parallel and serial F-Ram products that offer higher-speed read/write performance, lower voltage operation, and optional device features. The newest devices in Ramtron’s V-Family of F-Ram products are the 512-Kbit FM24V05, and the…

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