Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A new soft-error-immune DRAM cell using a stacked CMOS structure

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Terada, K. ; NEC Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan ; Kurosawa, S. ; Takeshima, T.

A new VLSI memory cell is proposed that offers high immunity to alpha-particle-induced soft errors and a cell area comparable to a one-transistor memory cell. This memory cell consists of a pair of complementary MOSFET's and one capacitor. The PMOSFET is formed in an SOI film over the NMOSFET. Since both storage capacitor nodes are kept electrically floating in retention periods and one storage capacitor node is formed in a thin SOI film, an alpha-particle hit does not destroy the stored charge of this memory cell. It is sufficient for an SOI-PMOSFET to provide only three orders of magnitude ON/OFF current ratio. Experimental memory cells were fabricated using polysilicon film as an SOI film. Measuring them confirmed the main effectiveness of this memory cell.

Published in:

Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1987

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.