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Oral presentation : Conference Intermag 2015 hold in Beijing, China from May 11 to May 15

pdfControlled pulse shape cooling in planar TAS-STT-MRAM for improved writeability.


Intermag conference is the largest conference in the field of basic and applied magnetics. Intermag covers main fields of significant industrial applications, corresponding with a market of about 100 billion dollars. Research area covered are magnetic recording, spin ellectronics, soft magnetic materials, magnetic thin films and nanostructures, sensors, high frequency and power device,...

Oral presentation :
Controled pulse shape cooling in planar TAS-MRAM assisted by STT for improved writeability :
In this paper, we investigate the cooling method to improve the writeability of TAS-MRAM using STT to assist the writing. An improvement of the WER by one order of magnitude was obtained. The cooling rate was varied and an optimal writing is found for a quasistatic cooling.


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Crocus Technology is a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors.


Crocus has pioneered Magnetic Logic Unit™ (MLU), a disruptive CMOS-based rugged magnetic technology. MLU offers important advantages in high speed, security and robust performance at lower cost for its broadening portfolio of embedded products and non-volatile memory blocks. It licenses its MLU architecture to TowerJazz and other foundries for integration in production processes. Crocus is gearing up to market standalone, tamper-resistant MLU-based microcontrollers it is developing with IBM. These fast read and write small footprint MLU products enhance the performance and security of chips for smart cards, mobile phones and data servers. Crocus also sells magnetic sensors that bring high sensitivity, low-noise, low-cost and high temperature performance (250 degrees Celsius) for a wide range of consumer and industrial applications.


Founded in 2004, Crocus is led by a senior management team with high-level industry experience forged in Motorola, AMD, Intel, Texas Instruments and Gemalto. It has US operations in Santa Clara, California, and offices in Grenoble and Rousset, France. It jointly owns Crocus Nano Electronics, a Russian-based advanced magnetic semiconductor manufacturing facility, with investment firm Rusnano. For more information: http://www.crocus-technology.com