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Interface controlled thermal properties of ultra-thin chalcogenide-based phase change memory devices

  title={Interface controlled thermal properties of ultra-thin chalcogenide-based phase change memory devices},
  author={Kiumars Aryana and John T. Gaskins and Joyeeta Nag and Derek A Stewart and Zhaoqiang Bai and Saikat Mukhopadhyay and John C Read and David H. Olson and Eric R. Hoglund and James M. Howe and Ashutosh Giri and Michael Grobis and Patrick E. Hopkins},
  journal={arXiv: Applied Physics},
Phase change memory (PCM) is a rapidly growing technology that not only offers advancements in storage-class memories but also enables in-memory data storage and processing towards overcoming the von Neumann bottleneck. In PCMs, the primary mechanism for data storage is thermal excitation. However, there is a limited body of research regarding the thermal properties of PCMs at length scales close to the memory cell dimension and, thus, the impact of interfaces on PCM operation is unknown. Our… 
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