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943 Micro Scanning Probe Array memory µSPAM
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Bolks, M. and Hanssen, F.T.Y. and Abelmann, L. and Havinga, P.J.M. and Hartel, P.H. and Jansen, P.G. and Lodder, J.C. and Smit, G.J.M. (2001) Micro Scanning Probe Array memory µSPAM. In: 2nd PROGRESS workshop on Embedded Systems, Veldhoven, The Netherlands. pp. 17-26. Technology Foundation STW. ISBN 90-73461-26-X

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The design for a new type of non-volatile mass storage memory is discussed. This new design, based on scanning probe techniques, combines the low volume and power consumption of the FlashRAM, with the high capacity of the hard disk. The small form factor of the device makes it an excellent candidate for mass storage in handheld embedded systems. Its hierarchical architecture allows us to make a trade-off between data-rate, access time and power consumption. The power consumption scales linearly with the desired data-rate, and is expected to be lower than what can be achieved with competing technologies.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Paper (Full Paper, Poster)
Research Group:EWI-DIES: Distributed and Embedded Security, EWI-CAES: Computer Architecture for Embedded Systems, EWI-SMI: Systems and Materials for Information storage
Research Program:CTIT-UBRICKS: Building Blocks for Ubiquitous Computing and Communication
Research Project:A4: Adaptive non-volatile storAge systems for Adaptive Applications
Additional Information:Imported from DIES
ID Code:943
Status:Published
Deposited On:15 October 2007
Refereed:No
International:No
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