Specialty Memories

  • C. Hochstedler
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 76)


Specialty memories offer features and functions beyond those found on generic memory. It is these special features and functions which bring benefit to particular applications, and often also render the specialty memory virtually useless in other applications. The applications for specialty memory are widely varied, and make the study of specialty memory quite interesting. Application specific memory would be a good descriptive name, except ASIC memory, through common usage, usually implies custom memory implemented within a standard cell or gate array ASIC device.


Register File SRAM Cell Functional Block Diagram Standard Memory Dual Port 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Hochstedler
    • 1
  1. 1.National SemiconductorUSA

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