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Silicon based Memristors: New Findings

A paper detailing new findings in silicon based memristors is out titled “Resistive switching in silicon suboxide films” [abstract]. While other teams in the past, such as a partnership between Rice university and Privatran, Inc. have been working on silicon based substrates for awhile, the current research utilized a novel method for both deposition and […]

Panasonic Japan prepares to release ReRam Nonvolatile Memory with Microprocessor Evaluation Kit

Panasonic Japan has a press release out detailing the availability of a microprocessor kit for evaluation that integrates a reram nonvolatile memory chip with a microcomputer. Are transputers back? Panasonic hopes to make the starter kits available for evaluation by May. They will “[…] make a direct connection to the USB port of your PC, […]

Hafnium Oxide RRAM, and others, at the 2012 VLSI Symposia

Let the claims begin! Memory papers will be in abundance at this years IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits. IMEC (the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre out of Leuven, Belgium) has started it off with a summary of what will be presenting on hafnium oxide and other alternatives for formulation of ReRAM. One paper of interest […]

IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits 2012

The IEEE Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, from June 12 to 15 in Honolulu, Hawaii will have several in depth tracks focusing on ReRam and memristor based research. The two tracks have the following tentative schedules: please bookmark and check the VLSI Conference Website¬†(below) for the latest updates and information. A sampling of the […]

IEEE Journal Special Issue: Memristors: Devices, Models and Applications

The June 2012, Vol. 100, Issue 6 of the Proceedings of the IEEE will have a special issue devoted to “Memristors: Devices, Models and Applications”. An overview of what will be available, and links to the early access, are below: The Fourth Element – Leon O. Chua   Port-Hamiltonian Formulation of Systems With Memory –¬†D. […]

Micron Technology (MU) in talks to buy Elpida

Micron Technology (MU), is looking to buy Elpida Memory in a sale, its being widely reported. Elpida filed for bankruptcy last February. The approval from a Tokyo District Court was delivered today, allowing Micron (who recently lost its CEO in a plane crash) to negotiate to acquire Elpida. TPG Capital, a private equity firm, also […]