Semiconductor Memories: A Handbook of Design, Manufacture and Application (2nd Edition)

Semiconductor Memories: A Handbook of Design, Manufacture and Application (2nd Edition)

By: Betty Prince (author)Hardback

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Provides the reader with memory fundamentals as well as directions for future research. Examines memory history, current memory technology and offers a glimpse at the future of memories. Topics include memory market trends and their importance to both industry and government applications requirements which determine the direction of memory development and technical aspects of memories. Descriptions and usage of the various types of memories including SRAMs, DRAMs, VDRAMs, EPROMs, EEPROMs, and ROMs are also provided. Finally, it looks at memory packing, large scale integration, and the manufacture of memories.


The Strategic Nature of Semiconductor Memories. The Basics of Memories: Market, Technology and Product. Trends in Memory Applications. Memory Device and Process Technology. Basic Memory Architecture and Cell Structure. Dynamic Random Access Memory Trends----4k to 256Mb. Application--Specific DRAMs. Trends in Static RAMs. Future, Fast and Application--Specific SRAMs. MOS ROMs, PROMs and EPLDs. Field Alterable ROMs I: EPROM, OTP, and Flash Memories. Field Alterable ROMs 2: EEPROM, EAROM, NV--RAM. Packaging----Single, Module and Wafer Scale Integration. Memory Electrical and Reliability Testing. Yield, Cost and the Modern Factory. Memory Trends in the Future. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780471942955
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 822
  • ID: 9780471942955
  • weight: 1670
  • ISBN10: 0471942952
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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