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Toshiba to start mass production of next generation NAND flash memory ^ | 05/21/2013 | N/A

Posted on 05/25/2013 11:06:32 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has developed second generation 19nm process technology that it will apply to mass production of 2-bit-per-cell 64 gigabit NAND memory chips later this month.

Toshiba has used the new generation technology to develop the world's smallest 2-bit –per-cell 64 gigabit NAND memory chips, with an area of only 94 square millimeters. Using a unique high speed writing method, the next generation chips can achieve a write speed of up to 25 megabytes a second - the world's fastest class in 2-bit-per-cell chips.

Toshiba is also developing 3-bit-per-cell chips by using this process technology and aims to start mass production in the second quarter of this fiscal year. The company will initially introduce 3-bit, multi-level-cell products for smartphones and tablets by developing a controller compatible with eMMC, and will subsequently extend application to notebook PCs by developing a controller compliant with solid state drives (SSD).

NAND flash memory is an essential component of a diverse line-up of consumer products, including memory cards, smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs, and is increasingly deployed in enterprise products, including SSD for data centers.

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: hitech

1 posted on 05/25/2013 11:06:32 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: ShadowAce

Might see something new in several months for SSDs.

2 posted on 05/25/2013 11:09:22 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Toshiba? I hope someone steals it from the bastards!

3 posted on 05/25/2013 12:15:12 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Slump Tester
Toshiba endangered us by selling the Soviets our Top-Secret methodology for detecting Soviet submarines. It's already cost us plenty.
4 posted on 05/25/2013 1:13:41 PM PDT by Does so (Progressives Don't Know the Meaning of INFRINGED...)
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To: Does so; Slump Tester

One of two mistakes (IMO) Pres. Reagan made .
Not lifting Toshiba’s license to sell goods in this Country after they sold the software for cutting sub props that don’t cavitate to the USSR.

I’ve never bought a Toshiba product since and never will.

5 posted on 05/25/2013 2:09:09 PM PDT by Vinnie
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