Durable Phase-Change Memory Architectures

Durable Phase-Change Memory Architectures

1st Edition - February 21, 2020
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  • Editor: Marjan Asadinia
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128187548
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128187555

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Advances in Computers, Volume 118, the latest volume in this innovative series published since 1960, presents detailed coverage of new advancements in computer hardware, software, theory, design and applications. Chapters in this updated release include Introduction to non-volatile memory technologies, The emerging phase-change memory, Phase-change memory architectures, Inter-line level schemes for handling hard errors in PCMs, Handling hard errors in PCMs by using intra-line level schemes, and Addressing issues with MLC Phase-change Memory.

Key Features

  • Gives a comprehensive overlook of new memory technologies, including PCM
  • Provides reliability features with an in-depth discussion of physical mechanisms that are currently limiting PCM capabilities
  • Covers the work of well-known authors and researchers in the field
  • Includes volumes that are devoted to single themes or subfields of computer science


Researchers from academic and industry studying high-performance computing and storage systems, and hardware manufacturers producing systems requiring high-performance memory systems

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Non-volatile Memory Technologies
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
    2. The Emerging Phase-change Memory
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
    3. Phase-change Memory Architectures
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
    4. Tolerating More Hard Errors in PCMs
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
    5. Improving the Lifetime of Worn-out Blocks
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad
    6. Addressing Issues with MLC Phase-change Memory
    Marjan Asadinia and Hamid Sarbazi-Azad

Product details

  • No. of pages: 146
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: February 21, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128187548
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128187555

About the Serial Volume Editor

Marjan Asadinia

Marjan Asadinia received her Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2016. During the Ph.D., she worked on Phase Change Memories at HPCAN laboratory. She then acquired a research associate position in the Department of Computer Science at Oregon State University working on advanced technologies for non-volatile memories. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arkansas, Computer Science and Engineering Department. Her research interests include NoC, high-performance computer architecture, and new memory technologies.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Arkansas, USA