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  • Accumulation-based computing using phasechange memories with FET access devices 

    Hosseini, Peiman; Sebastian, A.; Papandreou, N.; Wright, C. David; Bhaskaran, Harish (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-07-15)
    Phase-change materials and devices have received much attention as a potential route to the realization of various types of unconventional computing paradigms. In this letter, we present non-von Neumann arithmetic processing ...
  • An analytical model for nanoscale electrothermal probe recording on phase-change media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2006)
    Scanning probe memories are now emerging as a means of achieving nanoscale resolution data storage. The use of microscopic conductive tips in contact with a phase-change material to record data as amorphous and crystalline ...
  • Crystallization of Ge2Sb2Te5 films by amplified femtosecond optical pulses 

    Liu, Y.; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Shalini, Ashawaraya; Wright, C. David; Hicken, R.J. (American Institute of Physics, 2012)
    The phase transition between the amorphous and crystalline states of Ge2Sb2Te5 has been studied by exposure of thin films to series of 60 femtosecond (fs) amplified laser pulses. The analysis of microscope images of marks ...
  • The Design of Re-writeable Ultra-High Density Scanning-Probe Phase-Change Memories 

    Wright, C. David; Wang, Lei; Shah, P.; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Varesi, E.; Bez, R.; Moroni, M.; Cazzaniga, F. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
    A systematic design of practicable media suitable for rewritable, ultrahigh density (>;1Tbit/, high data rate (>;1Mbit/s/tip) scanning-probe phase-change memories is presented. The basic design requirements were met ...
  • The effect of thermal anisotropies during crystallization in phase-change recording media 

    Belmont, M.R.; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2008)
    The problem discussed is the significance of anisotropies in the thermal parameters of different phases of phase-change materials as used for data storage purposes during recording. The particular phase change in interest ...
  • Integrated all-photonic non-volatile multi-level memory 

    Rios, Carlos; Stegmaier, Matthias; Hosseini, Peiman; Wang, Di; Scherer, Torsten; Wright, C. David; Bhaskaran, Harish; Pernice, Wolfram H.P. (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-09-21)
    Implementing on-chip non-volatile photonic memories has been a long-term, yet elusive goal. Photonic data storage would dramatically improve performance in existing computing architectures1 by reducing the latencies ...
  • Localised electro-thermal processing: a new route to the patterning of magnetic recording media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Newman, Dave M.; Sidwell, A; Wears, M. Lesley; Wright, C. David (Institute of Physics, 2010-11-23)
    Previous reports have detailed the fabrication of media able to support high density magnetic recording in both longitudinal and perpendicular formats by the global rapid thermal processing of sputtered non-magnetic precursor ...
  • A model for multilevel phase-change memories incorporating resistance drift effects 

    Cobley, RA; Wright, C. David; Vazquez Diosdado, JA (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-09-12)
    Phase change memories are emerging as a most promising technology for future nonvolatile, solid-state, electrical storage. However, to compete effectively in mainstream storage applications, a multilevel cell capability ...
  • A model for the phase-change process in GeSbTe thin films used for optical and electrical data storage 

    Senkader, Semih; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David (SPIE, 2003)
    We have developed a model to simulate the phase-change behavior of GeSbTe thin film alloys. Based on classical nucleation theory we described formation of crystalline clusters using chemical rate equations. Assuming that ...
  • New 'Mixed-Mode' Optoelectronic Applications Possibilities using Phase-Change Materials and Devices 

    Wright, C. David; Au, Y.; Bhaskaran, Harish; Rodriguez-Hernandez, G; Hosseini, Peiman; Rios, Carlos; Agarwal, R; Pernice, Wolfram H.P. (Materials Research Society, 2015-04-09)
    To date the main applications of phase-change materials and devices have been limited to the provision of non-volatile memories. Recently, however, the potential has been demonstrated for using a phase-change approach for ...
  • On-chip photonic memory elements employing phase-change materials 

    Rios, Carlos; Hosseini, Peiman; Wright, C. David; Bhaskaran, Harish; Pernice, Wolfram H.P. (Wiley, 2013)
    Phase-change materials integrated into nanophotonic circuits provide a flexible way to realize tunable optical components. Relying on the enormous refractive-index contrast between the amorphous and crystalline states, ...
  • An optoelectronic framework enabled by low-dimensional phase-change films. 

    Hosseini, Peiman; Wright, C. David; Bhaskaran, Harish (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-07-10)
    The development of materials whose refractive index can be optically transformed as desired, such as chalcogenide-based phase-change materials, has revolutionized the media and data storage industries by providing inexpensive, ...
  • Phase-change technologies: from PCRAM to probe-storage to processors 

    Wright, C. David; Ashawaraya, S.; Ashwin, Peter; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Hicken, R.J.; Kohary, Krisztian; Liu, Y.; Marmier, Arnaud; Shah, P.; Vazquez Diosdado, Jorge A.; Wang, Lei (2010)
    Phase-change materials based on chalcogenide alloys, for example GeSbTe and AgInSbTe, show remarkable properties such as: the ability to be crystallized by pulses in the (hundreds of) femtoseconds region while at the same ...
  • A robust low-cost high-sensitivity subangstrom bidirectional displacement sensor 

    Armitage, Peter R.; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2010)
    The design of a simple, robust, low-cost, and bidirectional displacement sensor with subangstrom resolution is described. A small gold plate is attached to the object, whose displacement is to be measured, and a small gold ...
  • Scanning probe memories - Technology and applications 

    Wright, C. David; Aziz, Mustafa M.; Shah, P.; Wang, Lei (2011-03)
  • Signal and noise characteristics of patterned media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David; Middleton, Barry K.; Du, Huan; Nutter, Paul (IEEE, 2002)
    Analytical expressions of the replay spectra from single- and multiple-recorded bits in patterned media have been derived. The expressions were extended to include position jitter noise and bit-size variations.
  • Signal-to-noise ratios in recorded patterned media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Middleton, Barry K.; Wright, C. David (IET, 2003)
    The replay flux from isolated and sequences of recorded patterned elements was analysed and analytical expressions for the replay spectra were derived. The noise arising from bit size variations and bit position jitter has ...
  • A slope-theory approach to electrical probe recording on phase-change media 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2005)
    A theoretical approach to predicting the spatial extent of the amorphous to crystalline transition region during the probe recording process on phase-change storage media is presented. The extent of this transition region ...
  • Terabit-per-square-inch data storage using phase-change media and scanning electrical nanoprobes 

    Wright, C. David; Armand, Marilyn; Aziz, Mustafa M. (IEEE, 2006)
    A theoretical study of the write, read, and erase processes in electrical scanning probe storage on phase-change media is presented. Electrical, thermal, and phase-transformation mechanisms are considered to produce a ...
  • Threshold switching via electric field induced crystallization in phase-change memory devices 

    Vazquez Diosdado, Jorge A.; Ashwin, Peter; Kohary, Krisztian; Wright, C. David (American Institute of Physics, 2012)
    Phase-change devices exhibit characteristic threshold switching from the reset (off) to the set (on) state. Mainstream understanding of this electrical switching phenomenon is that it is initiated electronically via the ...