Memristor Multiport Readout: A Closed-Form Solution for Sneak Paths
KAUST DepartmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
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AbstractIn this paper, we introduce for the first time, a closed-form solution for the memristor-based memory sneak paths without using any gating elements. The introduced technique fully eliminates the effect of sneak paths by reading the stored data using multiple access points and evaluating a simple addition/subtraction on the different readings. The new method requires fewer reading steps compared to previously reported techniques, and has a very small impact on the memory density. To verify the underlying theory, the proposed system is simulated using Synopsys HSPICE showing the ability to achieve a 100% sneak-path error-free memory. In addition, the effect of quantization bits on the system performance is studied.
CitationZidan MA, Eltawil AM, Kurdahi F, Fahmy HAH, Salama KN (2014) Memristor Multiport Readout: A Closed-Form Solution for Sneak Paths. IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 13: 274-282. doi:10.1109/TNANO.2014.2299558.