Reportlinker Adds Phase Change Memory: Mainstream Ambitions

Oct 19, 2010, 13:55 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Phase Change Memory: Mainstream Ambitions

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0316310/Phase-Change-Memory-Mainstream-Ambitions.html

Phase Change Memory: Mainstream Ambitions outlines the challenges PCM faces as it vies to compete with mainstream charge-based memories. The report examines the feasilbility of PCM as a replacement for mainstream semiconductor memories including NOR flash, DRAM and NAND flash and explores the potential of PCM as a storage class memory. An update on the PCM activities of major vendors as well as a market and price forecast based on a detailed roadmap is also provided.

Contents

Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Terminology

Executive Summary

Memory Overview

Introduction

The Memory Hierarchy

SRAM

Concept

Technology Evolution

DRAM

Concept

Technology Evolution

NOR Flash

Concept

Technology Evolution

NROM

Concept

Technology Evolution

NAND Flash

Concept

Technology Evolution

Phase Change Memory

Introduction

Phase Change Material

Memory Cell Concept

Basic Operation

Memory Cell Variations

Selection Device

PCM Characteristics

Set Time

Reset Current

Endurance

Memory Comparison

Multi-level Cell PCM

Device Layout

PCM Reliability

PCM Cost Drivers

Die Size

Process Complexity

Technology Scaling

Scaling Parameters

Roadmap

PCM Development Status

AIXTRON

ATMI, Inc.

BAE Systems

Elpida

Hynix Semiconductor

IBM

IMEC

INTEL

Macronix International

Numonyx (Intel/ST), Micron

NXP Semiconductors

Ovonyx

Renesas Technology

Samsung Electronics

STMicroelectronics

ULVAC

Market Forecast

PCM as a NOR Replacement

PCM as a Non-volatile RAM

PCM as an EEPROM Replacement

PCM as a DRAM Replacement

PCM's Latency Issue

PCM's Endurance Issue

Conclusions

PCM as a NAND Flash Replacement

Mid-term Outlook

Long-term Outlook: PCM vs. NAND.

PCM as a Storage Class Memory

Applications

Embedded PCM

Market

References

About the Authors

About Forward Insights

Services

Contact

Report Offerings

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