MRAM production

Everspin to build a new MRAM production line in Indiana, hopes to secuire government support

Earlier this year, Everspin Technologies announced that it aims to build a new production line in the state of Indiana, US, that will increase Everspin's production capacity for both Toggle MRAM and STT-MRAM. The company is working with state and federal government sources to secure funding for the new production line.

Everspin chip render

Everspin says it also plans to work with the local research community to enhance domestic research for MRAM technology development, creating a Technology Development Center at the proposed Indiana-based location. Everspin says that it is the only US-based commercial manufacturer of MRAM devices today, and increasing its capacity in the US is of strategic importance to its commercial and US Government partners.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 22,2022

Avalanche to start producing some of its MRAM chips at LA Semiconductor's US-based fab

pMTJ STT-MRAM developer Avalanche Technology announced plans to start producing some of its MRAM devices at LA Semiconductor, a US-based mixed-signal foundry at Pocatello ID (a former onsemi site) with its 180 nm mixed signal and power process capabilities.

Avalanche Technology says that by moving its production  to the US, it shows its commitment to the local aerospace and defense community with an assured source of domestic manufacturing.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 11,2022

Everspin's latest EMxxLX STT-MRAM devices are commercially available

Earlier this year, Everspin Technologies announced its latest STT-MRAM devices, the EMxxLX xSPI serial interface memory. The company now announced that the EMxxLX devices are now commercially available.

The EMxxLX family is the only memory device offering density up to 64Mb, octal interface with 400MB/s bandwidth, and compatibility with the xSPI standard. The EMxxLX features 1000X faster write times compared to NOR flash.

Disclosure: the author of this post holds shares at Everspin

Read the full story Posted: Nov 02,2022

Avalanche Technology announced production of its 3rd-Gen 22nm MRAM devices

pMTJ STT-MRAM developer Avalanche Technology announced that its latest 3rd-Gen MRAM devices are now in production at its foundry partner, United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). The company says that its new MRAM chips offer significant density, endurance, reliability and power benefits over existing non-volatile solutions.

Avalanche Technology SPnvSRAM G2 MRAM evaluation board photo

Avalanche's new Parallel x 32 series is offered as a standard product in various density options and has asynchronous SRAM-compatible read/write timings. Avalanche also says that it will soon start developing 16Gb MRAM chips.

Read the full story Posted: Sep 15,2022

Everspin announces a new 128Mbit xSPI STT-MRAM product

A few months ago, Everspin Technologies launched a new family of SPI/QSPI/xSPI interface MRAM products that offer the world's highest performance persistent memory with full read and write bandwidth of 400 Megabytes per second through the new JEDEC expanded Serial Peripheral Interface (xSPI) standard interface. The EMxxLX family was launched with densities ranging from 8 Mbit to 64 Mbit.

Everspin Technologies chip photo

Today Everspin announced a new xSPI MRAM device, the EM128LX, that expands the product line to 128Mbit.  Everspin says that the combination of increased density with up to 233 megabytes/second full read and write bandwidth means that system designers now have the option of merging code and data memory on the same device, reducing cost, power, and area.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 02,2022

Samsung improves its MRAM performance, will expand its target applications

In March 2019 Samsung Electronics announced that it has started to mass produce its first embedded MRAM, made using the company's 28nm FD-SOI process. The company now announced that it managed to improve the MTJ function of its MRAM, which makes it suitable for more applications.

Samsung eMRAM image

Samsung will now expand the application of its eMRAM solutions to more markets - specifically the automotive, wearable, graphic memory, low level cache, internet of things and edge artificial intelligence markets.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 05,2021

Avalanche Technology's Serial P-SRAM STT-MRAM memory devices are now shipping

pMTJ STT-MRAM developer Avalanche Technology announced that its new industrial-grade Serial (SPI) P-SRAM (Persistent SRAM) memory devices are now available. The Serial (SPI) memory devices are designed to be drop-in replacements to Cypress F-RAM and Everspin Toggle MRAM memory products.

Avalanche pMTJ STT-MRAM P-SRAM Serial QSPI Evaluation Kit photo

The Series (SPI) series supports up to 50MHz clock rate in 1Mb and 4Mb density options, in two packages - 8-pin SOIC and 8-pin WSON. These use Avalanche's 40nm pMTJ STT-MRAM chips.

Read the full story Posted: Sep 29,2020

Hprobe says first MRAM tester qualified by a major foundry in Taiwan for production use

Hprobe, a developer of testing equipment for magnetic devices, says its first Hprobe MRAM tester was qualified for use by a major Taiwan-based foundry for production use. Hprobe says that this is an important milestone and the company believes it is just the beginning of the global MRAM production ramp up.

Hprobe recently announced that it developed a new technology for ultra-fast (

Read the full story Posted: Sep 24,2019