Phase change materials and phase change memory

@article{Raoux2014PhaseCM,
  title={Phase change materials and phase change memory},
  author={Simone Raoux and Feng Xiong and Matthias Wuttig and Eric Pop},
  journal={Mrs Bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={703-710}
}
Phase change memory (PCM) is an emerging technology that combines the unique properties of phase change materials with the potential for novel memory devices, which can help lead to new computer architectures. Phase change materials store information in their amorphous and crystalline phases, which can be reversibly switched by the application of an external voltage. This article describes the advantages and challenges of PCM. The physical properties of phase change materials that enable data… Expand
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