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Zero-capacitor (registered trademark, Z-RAM) is a dynamic random-access memory technology developed by Innovative Silicon (defunct) based on the floating body effect of silicon on insulator (SOI) process technology. [1]

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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American worldwide semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.

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Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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A capacitor (originally known as a condenser) is a passive two-terminal electrical component used to store electrical energy temporarily in an electric field.

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Cartesian coordinate system

A Cartesian coordinate system is a coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances from the point to two fixed perpendicular directed lines, measured in the same unit of length.

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Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), with roots in the Academia Sinica of the Republic of China, is the national academy for the natural sciences of the People's Republic of China.

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Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) is a technology for constructing integrated circuits.

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In electronics, a comparator is a device that compares two voltages or currents and outputs a digital signal indicating which is larger.

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CPU cache

A CPU cache is a cache used by the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer to reduce the average time to access data from the main memory.

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DailyTech is an online daily publication of technology news, founded by ex-AnandTech editor Kristopher Kubicki on January 1, 2006.

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DigiTimes is a daily newspaper for semiconductor, electronics, computer and communications industries in Taiwan and the Greater China region.

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Dynamic random-access memory

Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) is a type of random-access memory that stores each bit of data in a separate capacitor within an integrated circuit.

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EE Times

EE Times (Electronic Engineering Times) is an online electronics industry magazine published in the United States by UBM Canon, a division of UBM plc.

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Floating body effect

The floating body effect is the effect of dependence of the body potential of a transistor realized by the silicon on insulator (SOI) technology on the history of its biasing and the carrier recombination processes.

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Micron Technology

Micron Technology, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Boise, Idaho which produces many forms of semiconductor devices, including dynamic random-access memory, flash memory, and solid-state drives.

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A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a computer's central processing unit (CPU) on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.

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A nanosecond (ns) is an SI unit of time equal to one billionth of a second (10 or 1/1,000,000,000 s).

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Silicon on insulator

Silicon on insulator (SOI) technology refers to the use of a layered silicon–insulator–silicon substrate in place of conventional silicon substrates in semiconductor manufacturing, especially microelectronics, to reduce parasitic device capacitance, thereby improving performance.

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SK Hynix

SK Hynix Inc. is a South Korean memory semiconductor supplier of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips and flash memory chips.

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Static random-access memory

Static random-access memory (SRAM or static RAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that uses bistable latching circuitry (Flip-flop) to store each bit.

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A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power.

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Wafer (electronics)

A wafer, also called a slice or substrate, is a thin slice of semiconductor material, such as a crystalline silicon, used in electronics for the fabrication of integrated circuits and in photovoltaics for conventional, wafer-based solar cells.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z-RAM

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