TITLE

A unified model of nucleation switching

AUTHOR(S)
Nardone, M.; Karpov, V. G.; Jackson, D. C. S.; Karpov, I. V.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/9/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 10, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A unified field-induced nucleation model provides a common mechanism for switching in chalcogenide phase change memory and related devices of arbitrary thickness. We employ the model to derive equations for the threshold and holding voltages in terms of material parameters and device thickness, which are in excellent agreement with previous measurements and our data.
ACCESSION #
37043672

 

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