EMRAM (Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory) is a non-volatile Random
Access Memory that combines the fast Read and Write performance of SRAM,
and the high data storage capability of DRAM. It has infinite cycle
endurance, high data storage capacity and zero quiescent power.
EMRAM for RFID Tag
Key Benefits of using Embedded EMRAM
RFID tag with Integrated Circuit (IC) typically utilizes one or more of
the following types of memory: ROM, EEPROM and RAM.
Memory is either embedded on the IC or attached as discrete components.
As an embedded memory on IC, EMRAM is a high performance yet
low cost alternative to these memory types and placement options. The cost
savings is most significant when more than one memory types are used in the
Key Embedded EMRAM Features
Very fast read and write: Read and write
times are typically less than 50ns.
Unlimited data storage endurance:
non-volatile, and retains data ad infinitum.
Excellent Read & Write endurance:
has unlimited write endurance.
Simple memory management: EMRAM has a
random addressable data structure and uses a single voltage for Read &
Enables coding flexibility: Read-Only
sectors are created post IC fabrication during programming. Application
codes need not be designed into the machine code of the IC.
Smallest silicon footprint: When embedded,
EMRAM layers sit on top of the Logic IC. This could reduce chip surface
area by up to 40%, significantly increasing the number of chips per
wafer, and lowering unit cost as a result. With a 1T-8bit architecture,
EMRAM takes up less space than SRAM and EEPROM.
Radiation hardened: Inherently radiation
hardened, EMRAM has zero soft error rate.
Elevated temperature endurance: EMRAM
storage layers are stable beyond 200˚C with compatible silicon
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