Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
FRAM device facilitates low power computing.
Press Release Summary:
January 13, 2012 - Manufactured on low-power 130 nm CMOS manufacturing process, FM25V20, 2 MB serial F-RAM (ferroelectric random access memory) device includes serial I2C, serial SPI, and parallel memories. It features wide voltage operation of 2.0-3.6 V, standby current of 100 ÂµA, and sleep mode current of 3 ÂµA. FM25V20 features 100-trillion read/write cycles and is designed for applications including industrial controls, metering, medical, military, gaming, and computing applications.
Original Press Release
Ramtron Announces 2-Megabit Serial Nonvolatile F-RAM Memory
Press release date: January 9, 2012
The FM25V20 employs an advanced ferroelectric process that yields virtually unlimited endurance of 100-trillion (1e14) read/write cycles and reliable data retention for 10 years. The FM25V20 uses a fast serial peripheral interface (SPI), operating up to full bus speed of 40MHz frequency. The low power operation features a wide-voltage operation of 2.0V to 3.6V, a typical standby current of 100µA, and a sleep mode current of 3µA. A read-only Device ID feature, standard on the serial V-Family devices, allows the host to determine the manufacturer, product density, and product revision. The FM25V20 operates over an industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and is available in standard "Green"/RoHS-compliant 8-pin EIAJ SOIC and 8-pin TDFN packages. About the F-RAM V-Family
Manufactured on a low-power 130nm CMOS manufacturing process, the Ramtron V-Family of F-RAM products includes serial I2C, serial SPI, and parallel memories. The full V-Family line of F-RAM products includes the following devices:
V-Family Serial I2C F-RAM
V-Family Serial SPI F-RAM
V-Family Parallel F-RAM
The FM25V20 is sampling now in 8-pin EIAJ SOIC and TDFN packages. Pricing starts at $8.99 for 10,000-piece quantities. About Ramtron
Ramtron International Corporation, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets specialized semiconductor memory and integrated semiconductor solutions used in a wide range of product applications and markets worldwide. For more information, visit www.ramtron.com. For a 300-dpi product photo, visit www.ramtron.com/press-center/image-bank.aspx (see F-RAM V-Family).