High-performance algorithmic switched-current memory cell

High-performance algorithmic switched-current memory cell

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A new high-performance algorithmic switched-current memory cell with greatly improved charge injection performance is described. The new cell uses algorithmic means to achieve an improvement in charge injection of two orders of magnitude and does not rely on matching.


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