Tag Archive: Intel

Jan 28

3D Xpoint, the other shoe drops (maybe)

At last week’s Semi conference in Half Moon Bay in California, Guy Blalock Co-CEO of IM Flash Technologies (the Intel/Micron memory joint-venture, Blalock is the Micron half of the CEO duo), in what appears to be, frankly, a rather extraordinary talk, let out a few more…

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Oct 03

IEDM Taster

IEDM have issued a taster/teaser of their 2015 technical program along with session details. NVM enthusiasts will be interested in Session 10 on R(e)RAM and Session 3 which features PCRAM and Flash. Session 3….

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Sep 18

The Way Forward

Developing any new technology is expensive, revolutionary technologies even more so. It is expensive to introduce new methods, materials and production techniques etc.. It is not enough just to perfect all these but one has to show the markets a compelling reason (price, performance)…..

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Jul 29

3D XPoint is here… Or next year (maybe)

Things have been rather quiet recently on the next generation memory/storage front, when suddenly, out of the blue, there is a dramatic announcement from the ~10 yr old Micron/Intel NVM collaboration. At a rather spartan 45min press conference/webcast….

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Apr 01

Micron’s Resistive Memory Roadmap

At this year’s ISSCC, there was no update from the Micron/Sony collaboration which had presented a 27nm technology 16Gb Cu CBRAM chip last year. However, there are some tantalizing titbits in their latest (2015) Winter……

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Mar 20

SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference

The SPIE Litho conference every February is one of the things I really miss being located this side of the Pond. I used to attend regularly starting when it was held at the San Jose Fairmont. I was involved in running one of the sub conferences and participated in various sessions and panels. The great …

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