Chip Industry’s Technical Paper Roundup: Oct. 4

New technical papers added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library this week. [table id=55 /] Semiconductor Engineering is in the process of building this library of research papers. Please send suggestions (via comments section below) for what else you’d like us to incorporate. If you have research papers you are trying to promote, we will review them to see if they are a good fit for... » read more

Decreasing Refresh Latency of Off-the-Shelf DRAM Chips

A new technical paper titled "HiRA: Hidden Row Activation for Reducing Refresh Latency of Off-the-Shelf DRAM Chips" was published by researchers at ETH Zürich, TOBB University of Economics and Technology and Galicia Supercomputing Center (CESGA). Abstract "DRAM is the building block of modern main memory systems. DRAM cells must be periodically refreshed to prevent data loss. Refresh oper... » read more