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April 8th, 2009

Startup enters STT-MRAM race

Abstract:
A new MRAM startup has emerged and entered the race to commercialize spin transfer torque RAM (STT-RAM or STT-MRAM) technology.

The startup, Avalanche Technology Inc. (Fremont, Calif.), joins a growing list of companies looking to devise the technology, including Everspin, Grandis, Hynix, IBM-TDK, Samsung, Toshiba, among others.

The key to the technology is a so-called magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ). ''An embodiment of the present invention includes a multi-state current-switching magnetic memory element having a magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ), for storing more than one bit of information,'' according to document filed by the company.

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