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On-Demand Webinar:

Electronic Components & Product Design

Date: March 27, 2013
Time: 12 PM EDT (9 AM PDT / 5:15 PM CET)
Duration: 0.5 hour


NOR Flash has historically been an obvious choice for embedded non-volatile memory. The low latencies characteristic of NOR devices continue to allow for both direct code execution and data storage in a single product. While NAND memories have become the preferred solution in many higher density applications, NOR remains the preferred solution at lower densities. This presentation will discuss how low density NOR will remain competitive for the foreseeable future due to performance advantages.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn about the legacy NOR bus and how the interface will evolve in the future
  • Understand key memory performance characteristics and how NOR compares with alternative memory technologies
  • Discover emerging applications that require the low latencies and high read throughputs that are characteristic of NOR product offerings


Cliff Zitlaw, Fellow, Spansion Inc.

Cliff Zitlaw has 30 years of experience in the non-volatile memory industry. He has authored several articles and is the inventor or co-inventor of over 20 patents related to memory architectures. He has previously served as a JEDEC JC42.2 Task Group Chair covering low power PSRAM devices. Cliff currently serves on the Board of Directors of both JEDEC and ONFI. Cliff has been at Spansion for six years and is currently a Spansion Fellow; prior to joining Spansion he held technical positions at Xicor, Tunitas Microsystems and Micron.

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