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  • An on-line test strategy and analysis for a 1T1R crossbar memory 

    Escudero, Manel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Vourkas, Ioannis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Memristors are emerging devices known by their nonvolability, compatibility with CMOS processes and high density in circuits density in circuits mostly owing to the crossbar nanoarchitecture. One of their most notable ...
  • Reliability issues in RRAM ternary memories affected by variability and aging mechanisms 

    Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Escudero, Manuel; Pouyan, Peyman (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Resistive switching Random Access Memories (RRAM) are being considered as a promising alternative for conventional memories mainly due to their high speed, scalability, CMOS compatibility, Non-Volatile behavior (NVM), and ...
  • Análisis del retardo en enlaces con protocolos ARQ y control de flujo: aplicación a una red estrella 

    Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Figueras Pàmies, Joan (Marcombo, 1983)
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    El objetivo de este trabajo se enmarca en el desarrollo de herramientas de cuantificación de los tiempos de retardo en redes de computadores. El análisis se ha centrado en la evaluación del tiempo medio de retardo en el ...
  • Design of a broadband CMOS RF power amplifier to establish device-circuit aging correlations 

    Barajas Ojeda, Enrique; Mateo Peña, Diego; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Crespo Yepes, Albert; Rodríguez Martínez, Rosana; Martin Martínez, Javier; Nafría Maqueda, Montserrat (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents the design of a Broadband CMOS RF Power Amplifier, suitable to be stressed at circuit level but with the possibility to be measured both at circuit and at device level. It allows establishing a relation ...
  • Exploring the voltage divider approach for accurate memristor state tuning 

    Vourkas, Ioannis; Gomez, Jorge; Abusleme, Angel; Vasileiadis, Nikolaos; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The maximum exploitation of the favorable properties and the analog nature of memristor technology in future nonvolatile resistive memories, requires accurate multilevel programming. In this direction, we explore the voltage ...
  • Statistical characterization and modeling of random telegraph noise effects in 65nm SRAM cells 

    Martinez, Javier; Rodriguez, Rosa; Nafria, Montse; Torrents, Gabriel; Bota, Sebastian A .; Segura, Jaume; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Random Telegraph Noise (RTN) effects are investigated in 65nm SRAM cells by using a new characterization method that provides a significant measurement time reduction. The variability induced in commercial SRAM cells is ...
  • Via-configurable transistors array: a regular design technique to improve ICs yield 

    Pons, Marc; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Vera Rivera, Francisco Javier; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2007)
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    Process variations are a major bottleneck for digital CMOS integrated circuits manufacturability and yield. That is why regular techniques with different degrees of regularity are emerging as possible solutions. Our ...
  • Heterogeneous memristive crossbar for in-memory computing 

    Papandroulidakis, Georgios; Vourkas, Ioanis; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch.; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    It's been quite a while since scientists are seeking for the ancestor of von Neumann computing architecture. Among the most promising candidates, memristor demonstrates advantageous characteristics, which open new pathways ...
  • Insights to memristive memory cell from a reliability perspective 

    Pouyan, Peyman; Amat Bertran, Esteve; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The scaling roadmap of devices under a more than Moore scenario is resulting in the emergence of new types of devices. Among them, memristors seem to be promising candidates to be suitable for various areas of application ...
  • 1-D memristor networks as ternary storage cells 

    Vourkas, Ioannis; Abusleme, Angel; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Due to its inherent analog nature, the memristor can store information in a continuous form, being thus well-suited for compact multi-bit memory cell technology. In this context, threshold-type switching devices show great ...

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