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January 18th, 2007

This memory's magnetic

Abstract:
Sankaranarayanan Kalathil, Engineer Fellow, Research and Technology Domain, Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt Ltd, says, "Unlike conventional RAM technologies—Flash and DRAM—MRAM does not store data as electric charge or current flow. It uses magnetic storage elements to do so and is based on spintronics or spin based electronics, a nanotechnology that utilises the spin property of electrons in addition to the charge that is used in conventional electronics. Spintronics makes it possible to combine both logical and memory functions in a single module."

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