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Static RAM with Nonvolatile Backup Memory

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053631D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Chao, HH [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a backup storage circuit for static random access memory (RAM) utilizing a single dual electron injector structure (DEIS) connected to a cross-coupled static cell to provide nonvolatile storage of static cell information during power failure or power down and return the information to the static cell when power is restored.