New line of SPI NAND Flash memory solutions

28-09-2020 | Alliance Memory | Semiconductors

To satisfy the growing demand for SPI NAND flash memory products in the automotive, communications, industrial, and consumer electronics markets, Alliance Memory offers the new AS5F series of 1.8V to 3V devices with densities from 1Gb to 8Gb and high-speed clock frequencies up to 120MHz.

"While embedded systems have traditionally relied on SPI NOR flash for boot code and parallel NAND flash for data storage, several markets are migrating to SPI NAND flash memory products, which can fulfil both of these functions," said David Bagby, president and CEO of Alliance Memory. "Not only does this reduce BOM costs, but the devices offer superior performance – increased reliability, faster boot-up, and higher write and erase speeds – in a smaller form factor. With the AS5F series, we're perfectly positioned to support our customers as they make the transition to SPI NAND flash."

With their enhanced performance, the devices satisfy the needs for multimedia data storage applications and AI implementation. They are excellent for usage in chipsets for Wi-Fi routers, mobile devices, xDSL/xPON technologies, data cards, IP cameras, digital TVs, set-top boxes, smart home devices, and more.

Providing reliable, long-term performance, AS5F series SPI NAND flash products offer more than 60,000 program/erase cycles and provide ten-year data retention. The solutions work over an industrial temperature range of -40C to +85C and provide 25mA read/program currents, and 30mA erase currents. The devices support standard, dual, and quad SPI operation and are provided in the lead (Pb) and halogen-free LGA eight-pin package.

By Natasha Shek