Micron Enables Pervasive, Data-Driven Experiences

Micron's innovative 1α (1-alpha) DRAM, 176-layer and now 232-layer 3D NAND technologies enable businesses around the globe to unleash incredibly rich data experiences and unrivaled productivity.

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1α DRAM Technology 

Micron's 1α node is the world's most advanced DRAM process technology, bringing greater reliability, higher memory density, improved power savings and best-in-class performance for applications across data center, automotive, intelligent edge, mobile and more. This technology also provides a solid foundation for future Micron product and memory innovations.

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Micron Delivers Industry’s First 1α DRAM Technology

Inside 1α — the World’s Most Advanced DRAM Process Technology


232-Layer 3D NAND Technology

Micron’s leadership 232-layer 3D NAND provides the foundation for a new wave of end-to-end technology innovation. With this industry first 232-layer advancement, Micron enables the best industry storage density, improved performance and industry-leading I/O speed. This helps unlock new opportunities for digitization, optimization and automation in client, mobile and data center markets.

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Micron Ships World’s First 232-Layer NAND, Extends Technology Leadership

Micron’s 232-Layer NAND: The Foundation for a New Wave of End-to-End Innovation


Process technology leadership: The basis for innovative products for all industries

Micron delivers the data foundation for powering cloud and enterprise workloads while redefining the memory and storage hierarchy.

  • 1α DRAM — 40% higher memory density1 for feeding data-hungry workloads and expanding AI deployments.
  • 232-layer 3D NAND — New six-plane internal architecture improves Quality of Service (QoS) for busy data center workloads through parallelism that minimizes the number of collisions between read and write commands.

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1 40% improvement in memory density when compared to Micron's previous 1z DRAM node

Micron’s high-bandwidth, low-power memory and storage provide a critical data foundation for the intelligent edge.

  • 1α DRAM — The promise of industry-leading reliability, ruggedness and longevity for safety-critical embedded, automotive and industrial solutions.
  • 232-layer 3D NAND — Enable performance for the edge with next-generation 232-layer NAND, providing up to 100% higher write bandwidth and greater than 75% higher read bandwidth than previous-generation NAND1.

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1 When compared to Micron’s high-volume 176-layer TLC NAND

Micron's high-performance, high-capacity, power-efficient mobile memory and storage provide the data foundation for 5G- and AI-enabled mobile devices.

  • 1α low-power DRAM — 15% improved power savings,1 allowing 5G mobile users to perform more tasks without sacrificing battery life.
  • 232-layer NAND storage capacity reaches up to 1 terabit per die, with a 28% smaller package than previous-generations empowering mobile content creators to capture and share stunning photo and video.
  • Multichip packages (MCPs) — High-performance, high-density, low-power memory and storage in a single compact package, enabling smartphones to handle data-intensive 5G workloads with greater speed and energy efficiency.

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15% power savings when compared to the previous 1z generation of Micron mobile DRAM

28% smaller compared to Micron 176-layer NAND parts or equal storage capacity

Micron’s leading-edge memory and storage provide PC users from workstations to ultra-portables with greater performance, agility and security.

  • Micron high performance DDR5 DRAM – with the performance and bandwidth needed by latest-generation multi-core CPUs.
  • 1α low-power DRAM — 15% improved power savings,enabling high-performance computing in small notebook form factors without sacrificing battery life.
  • 232-layer NAND allows huge storage capacity — up to 1 terabit per die— enabling significantly increased overall storage capacity for the broad spectrum of SSDs to suit various client form factors.

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1 15% power savings when compared to the previous 1z generation of Micron mobile DRAM

Industry leaders share insights on emerging technologies and data-driven customer experiences.

AI, 5G, and IT: Key drivers for digital transformation

Linda Tsai discusses Advantech Industrial IoT solutions and collaboration with Micron to provide the trusted quality for innovative industrial applications.


Advancing technologies for the next-generation data center

Robert Hormuth of AMD highlights the need for memory and storage advancement to meet growing data center requirements.


Enabling exceptional smartphone user experiences

JC Hsu shares how customer focus and close collaboration with mobile ecosystem partners including Micron lead to innovation and superior customer experiences.


Enabling safer streets with AI and network-based vision

Bruno Fernandez Ruiz describes how Nexar gathers the inputs from millions of autos and applies edge-based AI to enable innovations in safety and smart transportation.


Advancing 3D vision through advanced software

Jake Hillard shows how Red Leader's edge computing platform is transforming 3D image sensing with 10x higher resolution, programmability and scale.


Taiwan and leadership in the worldwide semiconductor industry

Global, pervasive experiences require an innovative ecosystem, in which Micron and Taiwan both play critical roles.


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