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Excelon™ Ferroelectric-RAM (F-RAM): The Lowest-Power Nonvolatile Memory

Excelon™ FRAM Memory

Excelon FRAM in BGA package

Excelon™, Cypress’ next-generation Ferroelectric RAM (F-RAM) memory, delivers the industry’s lowest-power mission-critical nonvolatile memory, by combining ultra-low-power operation with high-speed interfaces, instant nonvolatility and unlimited read/write cycle endurance. This makes Excelon™ the ideal data-logging memory for portable medical, wearable, IoT sensor, industrial and automotive applications.

 

What's new with the Excelon™ FRAM?

Excelon FRAM memory performs 10 times more than SPI FRAM

High Performance

More than 10x increase in performance with a 108 MHz serial QSPI interface vs. today’s SPI F-RAMs

Excelon FRAM consumes low energy with 70 times lower standby current than FRAM

Ultra-Low-Energy

Up to 70x reduction in typ. standby currents vs. F-RAMs today, along with inrush current control

Low Supply Voltage

Low Supply Voltage

Supports 1.71V to 1.89V operating voltage in addition to the wide voltage 1.8V to 3.6V range

High Density

High Density

Industry’s highest density serial nonvolatile RAM offering up to 16Mbits of storage for datalogging

 

16Mb Excelon™ F-RAM sampling now! - Order your samples

Solutions designed with your application in mind

High-Performance F-RAM for Industrial Automation

  • Low-pin-count 108 MHz QSPI interface that is as fast as a parallel interface with 35 ns burst access time
  • Read/write endurance of 100 trillion cycles to log data continuously for 15-20 years at 85°C
  • Single chip to replace a multi-component solution (SRAM + battery + power management controller)
 

High Reliability F-RAM for Automotive Event Data Recorder

  • AEC-Q100 qualified and Functional Safety (ISO 26262) compliant memory
  • Read/write endurance of 10 trillion cycles to log data every 10 microseconds for 20 years
  • Robust performance at higher automotive operating temperatures from -40°C to +125°C
 

Ultra-Low-Energy F-RAM for Portable Medical and Wearables

  • Multiple power-saving modes – Hibernate, Deep Power Down, and Standby
  • 200x less energy than EEPROMs and 3,000x less energy than NOR Flash
  • Inrush current control to minimize surge current on power up
  • Read/write endurance of 1,000 trillion cycles to log data every millisecond for more than 3,000 years
  • Tiny footprint (~10mm2) 8-pin GQFN package for small form factors
 

New Product Introduction

Introduction: 2Mb-to-16Mb Excelon™ F-RAM Family

Learn more about the ultra-low-energy family of serial F-RAMs that is the industry’s most energy efficient, high performance, high-reliability nonvolatile memory. Read now >>

To learn more about our lower density F-RAM products, click here.

Learn about Infineon Products

  1. Watch the Introduction to Excelon F-RAM video
  2. Learn more about the Excelon™ F-RAM product offering
  3. Explore system design challenges and solution considerations
  4. Download the Excelon F-RAM Datasheets
  5. Access all Excelon™ F-RAM application notes
  6. Request an Excelon™ F-RAM Development Kit
  7. Use the Product Selector to select the F-RAM that meets your requirements
  8. Order your sample of the new 16Mb Excelon™ F-RAM here
  9. Get your schematics reviewed by the Cypress Applications Engineering Team using the Online Tech Support Case System
Product Family Density 인터페이스 주파수(MHz) Inrush Current Control Temperature

Endurance

(R/W cycles)

Data Retention

(@ max. temp.)

Packages

1. Advanced high-reliability ferroelectric process

2. NoDelay™ Writes

3. Operating voltages:

a. VDD = 1.8V to 3.6V

b. VDD = 1.71V to 1.89V

 

4. Serial interface

5. Word organization: x8

6. Dedicated 256-byte special sector F-RAM

7. RoHS 준수

Excelon™ Ultra F-RAM - High Performance

제품 선택기

CY15x102QSN 2Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC
CY15x104QSN 4Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC, 8-GQFN
CY15x108QSN 8Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 24-FBGA
CY15x116QSN 16Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 24-FBGA

Excelon™ Auto F-RAM - High Reliability

제품 선택기

CY15x102QN 2Mbit SPI 50   -40°C to +125°C 1013 cycles 11,000h @125°C 8-SOIC
CY15x104QN 4Mbit SPI 50   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC
CY15x108QSN 8Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +105°C 1014 cycles 11 years @105°C 24-FBGA
CY15x116QN 16Mbit SPI 40   -40°C to +85°C 1014 cycles 10 years @85°C 24-FBGA
CY15x116QSN 16Mbit QSPI 108   -40°C to +105°C 1014 cycles 11 years @105°C 24-FBGA

Excelon™ LP F-RAM - Ultra-Low-Energy

제품 선택기

CY15x102QN 2Mbit SPI 50   -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC, 8-TDFN
CY15x104QN 4Mbit SPI 20, 50   -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC, 8-GQFN
CY15x104QI 4Mbit SPI 20 -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-GQFN
CY15x108QN 8Mbit SPI 20, 40   -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-SOIC, 8-GQFN
CY15x108QN (Q)1 8Mbit SPI 50   -40°C to +105°C 1015 cycles 10 years @105°C 24-FBGA
CY15x108QI 8Mbit SPI 20 -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 8-GQFN
CY15x116QN 16Mbit SPI 40   -40°C to +85°C 1015 cycles 10 years @85°C 24-FBGA
CY15x116QI 16Mbit SPI 20 0°C to +70°C 1015 cycles 141 years @70°C 24-FBGA

1 (Q) - 8Mbit Excelon™ LP F-RAM with extended operating temperature of -40°C to +105°C

Excelon™ F-RAM Applications

Portable and Implantable Medical Devices

The latest-generation of portable and implantable medical devices continuously record large amounts of patient data and provide over-the-air diagnostics. Extended battery life, high reliability and ensuring the smallest form-factor are key design problems that implantable medical device designers face. Click here to learn how Excelon™ F-RAMs solve these problems.

Excelon FRAM used in Portable medical devices such as pacemaker for longer battery life

 

Fitness Tracker

The latest-generation fitness trackers continuously record large amounts of user data to provide valuable insights about the user’s health, fitness and general well-being. Fitness trackers also continue to shrink in size and have taken ultra-small form factors, like rings. Maximizing battery life and ensuring the smallest form-factor are key design problems that fitness tracker designers face. Click here to learn how Excelon F-RAMs solve these problems.

Excelon FRAM used in Wearables such as smart watches for longer battery life

 

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

PLCs are required to continuously log real-time system data, and capture the system state data, automatically on power loss or system failure. This is required to enable efficient and safe factory operation as well as advancements like predictive analytics and preventive maintenance. Click here to learn why Excelon F-RAMs are the ideal memory for the highly demanding data-logging needs of PLCs.

Excelon FRAM used in Industrial PLC controllers for reliable operation

 

ADAS Vision System

Camera-based vision systems form an integral part of ADAS and are the key to driver assistance functions, such as collision avoidance, and can also support the driver in reducing the severity of an accident. As motor vehicles become autonomous, there is an urgent need for the highest reliability event-data-recorders in ADAS vision systems, to ensure last event capture. Click here

Excelon FRAM used in ADAS vision system as Event data recorder
Document Type 제목 영어 중국어 일본어
데이터시트 CY15B102QN/CY15V102QN, 2-MBIT (256K x 8) SPI F-RAM

CY15B104QN/CY15V104QN, EXCELON LP 4-MBIT (512K X 8) SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

CY15B104QI/CY15V104QI, EXCELON LP 4-MBIT (512K X 8) SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

CY15B108QN/CY15V108QN, EXCELON LP 8-MBIT (1024K X 8) SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

CY15B108QI/CY15V108QI, EXCELON LP 8-MBIT (1024K X 8) SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

CY15B116QN/CY15V116QN, 16-MBIT (2048K x 8) SPI F-RAM (PRELIMINARY)

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CY15B116QI/CY15V116QI, 16-MBIT (2048K x 8) SPI F-RAM (PRELIMINARY)

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CY15B102QSN/CY15V102QSN, 2-MBIT (256K x 8) QUAD SPI F-RAM

CY15B104QSN/CY15V104QSN, 4-MBIT (512K X 8) QUAD SPI F-RAM

CY15B116QSN/CY15V116QSN, 16-MBIT (2048K x 8) QUAD SPI F-RAM (PRELIMINARY)

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CY15B104QN/CY15V104QN, 4-MBIT (512K x 8) AUTOMOTIVE-A SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

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CY15B102QN/CY15V102QN, 2-MBIT (256K X 8) AUTOMOTIVE-E SERIAL (SPI) F-RAM

애플리케이션 설명

Excelon™ F-RAM: System Life Expectancy Computation

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Designing with Excelon LP SPI F-RAM Low-Power Modes

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Migrating from CY15B104Q to CY15B104QN

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DESIGNING WITH CYPRESS QUAD SPI (QSPI) F-RAM (TM) - AN218375

SPI GUIDE FOR F-RAM

Interfacing SPI F-RAM with PSoC® 4

F-RAM AS ONE-CHIP SOLUTION FOR CODE AND DATA MEMORY APPLICATIONS

모델

VERILOG, VHDL - CY15B104QS

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VERILOG - CY15X102QX, CY15X104QX, CY15X108X SPI F-RAM - BEHAVIORAL MODEL

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IBIS - CY15V104QI, CY15B104QI, CY15V104QN, CY15B104QN - 4 MB SPI F-RAM

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IBIS - CY15V108QI, CY15B108QI, CY15V108QN, CY15B108QN - 8 MB SPI F-RAM

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IBIS - CY15V104QSN, CY15B104QSN - 4 Mb QSPI F-RAM

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IBIS - CY15V102QN, CY15B102QN - 2 Mb SPI F-RAM (Automotive E)

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Brochure

Excelon LP F-RAM Memory

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Excelon Ultra F-RAM Memory

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Excelon Auto F-RAM Memory

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Excelon Purpose-Built Memory for Mission-Critical Data-Logging

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White Paper

Data-Logging Memory Challenges in the 21st Century

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Excelon™ F-RAM Development Kits

CY15FRAMKIT-002 F-RAM Development Kit

CY15FRAMKIT-002

Excelon™ Ultra Development Kit

(Arduino™-Compatible)

CY15FRAMKIT-002 is an easy-to-use and inexpensive F-RAM development kit for evaluating Cypress’ new high-performance Excelon™ Ultra QSPI F-RAM.

CY8CKIT-062-WiFi-Bluetooth

CY8CKIT-062-WiFi-Bluetooth

PSoC® 6 WiFi-Bluetooth Pioneer Kit with Excelon™ Ultra F-RAM™

The PSoC 6 WiFi-Bluetooth Pioneer Kit is a low-cost hardware platform that enables design and debug of the PSoC 62 MCU and the Murata LBEE5KL1DX Module.

Third Party F-RAM Kits

MikroE EXCELON LP CLICK

MikroE EXCELON LP CLICK

with 8Mbit Excelon™ LP F-RAM™

Excelon LP Click is a plug-and-play solution featuring an 8Mbit serial F-RAM (CY15B108QI) that enables customers to evaluate the write speeds, high endurance and data storage capabilities using a mikroBUS socket.

 

Software and Tools

Vendor OS 소프트웨어 Download
Cypress - AmbiqMicro - SPI FRAM Driver

Cypress - Cypress PSoC - Serial FRAM Code Examples

Cypress Linux Linux Driver Support for QSPI F-RAM

Cypress - NXPLPC18_43_Excelon_QSPI FRAM Driver

Cypress - Renesas S7G2 - FRAM QSPI Driver Module

Cypress - STM32 - QSPI Excelon F-RAM Driver

Cypress - CY15FRAMKIT-001 Serial F-RAM™ Development Kit Example Project (SPI/I2C)

Cypress - CY15FRAMKIT-002 F-RAM Development Kit Example Project (SPI/QSPI)

Cypress Linux F-RAM Support under Linux – KBA223028