Memory // Innovations

Akshay Singh on Building the Fastest Memory on the Planet

By Rebecca Lewington - 2021-04-05

Everything Micron makes is a nanoscale miracle. But High Bandwidth Memory stacks — pun intended — multiple miracles to make the fastest memory on the planet. HBM is designed for supercomputing applications that demand the maximum possible bandwidth between memory and processing.

Built with thousands of microscopic data pathways piercing a stack of thinner-than-paper memory chips, HBM is an amazing feat of semiconductor engineering. To share that amazement with you, I’ve enlisted the expert help of Akshay Singh, who leads the advanced packaging technology development team in Taiwan that makes this remarkable technology possible.

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Rebecca Lewington

Rebecca Lewington

Technology Evangelist, Global Corporate Marketing and Corporate Communications
Rebecca is responsible for telling Micron’s technology story to show how fractally innovative our people are and how we’re enabling the world to harness data to accelerate exploration and discovery. Based in California, she holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of London and has been granted 15 patents in the field of semiconductor plasma etch manufacturing systems.