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Special Issue "Emerging Memory and Computing Devices in the Era of Intelligent Machines"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2019).
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Interests: magnetic memory; beyond-CMOS computing; magnetic tunnel junctions; microwave magnetic devices; voltage control of magnetism
Computing systems are undergoing a transformation from logic-centric towards memory-centric architectures, where overall performance and energy efficiency at the system level are determined by the density, performance, functionality and efficiency of the memory, rather than the logic sub-system. This is driven by the requirements of data-intensive applications in artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, and edge computing. We are at an exciting time in the semiconductor industry where several innovative device and technology concepts are being developed to respond to these demands, and capture shares of the fast growing market for AI-related hardware. This special issue is devoted to highlighting, discussing and presenting the latest advancements in this area, drawing on the best work on emerging memory devices including magnetic, resistive, phase change, and other types of memory. The special issue is interested in work that presents concepts, ideas, and recent progress ranging from materials, to memory devices, physics of switching mechanisms, circuits, and system applications, as well as progress in modeling and design tools. Contributions that bridge across several of these layers are especially encouraged.
Prof. Pedram Khalili
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- Nonvolatile memory (NVM)
- Spin transfer torque
- Voltage-controlled magnetic switching
- Spin-orbit torques
- Phase-change memory
- Synaptic devices
- Domain walls
- Neuromorphic computing
- Computing in memory
- Stochastic and probabilistic computing
- Circuit design for emerging memory concepts
- Applications of emerging NVM devices
- NVM modeling
- CAD tools for emerging memory design