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memory cell

[′mem·rē ‚sel]
(computer science)
A single storage element of a memory, together with associated circuits for storing and reading out one bit of information.

memory cell

One bit of memory. In dynamic RAM memory, a cell is made up of one transistor and one capacitor. In static RAM memory, a cell is made up of about five transistors. See memory chip.
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Then last year Hitachi and Renesas Technology developed a phase-change film made of oxygen-doped GeSbTe (germanium-antimony-tellurium), and succeeded in fabricating prototype memory cells with lower power requirements.
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