Michael from Lost Circuits just posted an interview with Jeff Lewis, VP of Worldwide Marketing at ISi regarding the technology behind Z-RAM. Interesting reading to say the least.
"Conventional DRAMs are made of capacitors and transistors where the capacitor stores the data and the transistor opens or closes the passgate for the data to enter the system. Innovative Silicon Inc (ISi) have turned the difficulties of manufacturing this standard memory type on an SOI process into a feature by leaving out the capacitor - and guess what, it still works. We had the chance to grill Jeff Lewis, VP of Worldwide Marketing at ISi regarding the technology, the corporate profile and the potential applications of Z-RAM and got more than a mouthful..."