semiconductor memory


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semiconductor memory

[¦sem·i·kən¦dək·tər ‚mem·rē]
(computer science)
A device for storing digital information that is fabricated by using integrated circuit technology. Also known as integrated circuit memory; large-scale integrated memory; memory chip; semiconductor storage; transistor memory.
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On the other hand, DRAM is a type of random-access semiconductor memory that can only retain information with power.
Based in Korea, Neosem is a provider of automatic test equipment for semiconductor manufacturing, used to test semiconductor memory components, memory cards and solid-state drives.
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The semiconductor memory market has experienced explosive growth over the last decade, due to the growing need of flash memories in cell phones, tablets, computers, and other types of electronic equipment such as MP3 audio players, digital cameras, and set-top boxes.
The semiconductor memory market is expected to continue growing at an annual rate of 10% to 20% or more in the future*.
Being a leader in semiconductor memory, Crucial maintains a high degree of quality control on the design and production processes involved in creating SSD's for today's competitive markets.
The effect of direct ionizing radiation on semiconductor memory behavior has been analyzed by using Monte Carlo simulation method.
Today's semiconductor memory market is divided mainly between two memories: the dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and the flash, both having their advantages and disadvantages [1].
Consequently, the semiconductor memory community is seeking for replacements which could combine the advantages of both types.

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