Companies

SpinEdge

SpinEdge Ltd. is an Israeli company, founded in 2022. The Company’s team consists of experts in spintronics, AI, advanced nanomanufacturing and high-tech business.

SpinEdge is aiming to revolutionize AI inference and Edge computing performance based on SOT-MRAM technology. SpinEdge says that its AI accelerator achieves x10 improvement in TOPS (Tera operations per second), and at least x50 times in TOPS/W energy efficiency against today’s most advanced GPUs and AI accelerators.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 02,2024

Avalanche Technology

California-based Avalanche Technology is a start up company founded in 2006 to develop patented Spin Programmable perpendicular STT-MRAM (SPMEM) memory that uses a revolutionary proprietary spin current and voltage switching technology that enables lower write current, smaller cell size, higher density and excellent scalability.

Avalanche Technology currently offers STT-MRAM chips up to 64Mb in size, in both discrete and embedded form.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 08,2009

California Memory Technologies - MEMTECH

California Memory Technologies logoUS-based California Memory Technologies Inc, known as Memtech, offers a complete MRAM ecosystem-which includes silicon-proven MRAM Controllers, physical interface (PHY) IPs, software and reference designs.

Memtech uses its proprietary technology to build MRAM enabled Chiplets as drop-in/swap/seamless replacement for Flash, SRAM and EEPROM memories.

 
Read the full story Posted: May 13,2021

Canon ANELVA

Canon ANELVA (ANalysis ELectronics VAcuum) is a fully owned subsidiary of 
Canon Inc. that manufactures thin film processing equipment for semiconductor, data storage, and display industries based on its 50+ years of experience in vacuum technologies.

Canon ANELVA started developing PVD tool for spintronics in year 1997, when the GMR heads were emerging as a candidate for read heads for hard disk drives. Since then, the company's equipment has evolved to accommodate advancements in read head technologies - from GMR to TMR to low-RA TMR. Leveraging its expertise in magnetic thin films, Canon ANELVA started developing PVD and Etch equipment for MRAM in year 2000.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 29,2006

Capres A/S

CAPRES logoCapres A/S is a Danish company established in 1999 to develop and market a unique probe technology designed for in-line production monitoring in the semiconductor industry. The company was acquired by KLA and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary.

Capres, in collaboration with IBM developed a resistivity measurement technique to characterize MTJ stacks used in HDD read heads and MRAM devices.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 26,2009

Cobham

Cobham logoCobham (formerly Aeroflex microelectronic solutions) designs and produces high-reliability ICs, components and systems for several markets including the aerospace and defense ones.

Cobham licensed Everspin's MRAM technology and released its first MRAM chips in 2012. Cobham offers 16Mbit and 64Mbit MRAM chips.

 
Read the full story Posted: Jul 05,2012

Crocus Technology

Crocus Technology, headquartered in Grenoble (France) with operations in the US and France, develops spintronics-based technologies.

Crocus used to develop MRAM technology, developed in the Grenoble-based Spintec research center, but in recent years Crocus Technology changed its focus on magnetic sensors.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 29,2006

Cypress

Cypress is a diversified, broadline supplier of high-performance integrated circuits for network infrastructure and access equipment.

Cypress used to develop MRAM technologies and even started sampling chips in early 2005. Later that year, Cypress decided to sell its MRAM subsidiary.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 29,2006

Despatch Industries

Despatch Industries logoUS-based Despatch Industries, established in 1902, is a specialized thermal-processing equipment maker. Despatch is involved in three markets - thermal, solar and carbon fiber. Despatch also offers equipment for the data storage industry.

Despatch installed the world’s first 50-wafer fully automated MRAM system at Freescale, in addition to a 300mm 50-wafer thermal chamber.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 29,2006

EverSpin

EverSpin was spun-off from Freescale in 2008 to handle its MRAM business. Since 2008 Everspin shipped more than 60 million MRAM Chips (discrete and embedded) into data centers, cloud storage, energy, industrial, automotive, consumer, and transportation markets.

Everspin currently produces MRAM and STT-MRAM chips ranging from 128K to 256Mbit, and will soon launch 1 Gbit STT-MRAM chips. Everspin offers Toggle-MRAM, STT-MRAM and pMTJ STT-MRAM chips.

Read the full story Posted: Jun 09,2008

Fujitsu

Fujitsu is a multi-national company based in Japan that offers technology solutions and electronic devices.

Fujitsu has an active STT-MRAM research program - lead by their Fujitsu Laboratories subsidiary. The company did not release any MRAM updates since 2010.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 19,2011

HFC Semiconductor

HFC Semiconductor logoHFC Semiconductor develops MRAM technology for both stand-alone and embedded applications.

HFC plans to build its own full MRAM production facility.

Read the full story Posted: Jan 01,2020

Honeywell

Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing company, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.

Honeywell is producing and offering MRAM chips, up to 64Mbit. Honewell licensed its MRAM technology from NVE. Honeywell's MRAM devices were designed from the ground-up for the radiation and space environments.

 
Read the full story Posted: Sep 03,2006