JEDEC is responsible for creating standards for a wide range of technologies, such as memories, transistors, diodes, and other semiconductor components. The goal of JEDEC is to simplify and unify technical specifications and procedures to make it easier for manufacturers to design and produce compatible and interoperable products.

 Some of the most well-known standards developed by JEDEC include:

  • NAND flash - a type of non-volatile memory, meaning it retains data even after power is disconnected. NAND flash memories utilize semiconductor technology and consist of many memory cells that store data in the form of charges. NAND flash memories are characterized by fast write, erase, and high-density data storage, making them suitable for high-capacity storage solutions.
  • eMMC (embedded Multi-Media Card) is a type of memory storage used primarily in mobile and embedded systems. eMMC integrates NAND flash memory and a memory controller into a single chip, allowing for easier integration into electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, and IoT devices. eMMC offers solid performance and durability at a low cost, making it an ideal storage solution for demanding mobile applications. eMMC standards have gone through several revisions, improving data transfer speed and increasing storage capacity.
  • UFS (Universal Flash Storage) is a modern flash storage standard designed to provide higher data transfer speed and lower power consumption than eMMC. UFS uses a serial interface and supports full-duplex data transfer, allowing simultaneous reading and writing of data. This way, UFS offers faster and more efficient performance than eMMC, making it suitable for use in high-end smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. Like eMMC standards, UFS has also gone through several revisions, improving data transfer speed and storage capacity.
  • DDR (Double Data Rate) memory standards - DDR memories are a type of synchronous dynamic random-access memory (SDRAM) that allows for faster data transfer than their predecessors (Single Data Rate SDRAM). DDR memories increase throughput by transferring data on both edges of the clock signal, effectively doubling the transfer speed without increasing the clock frequency. DDR memory standards have evolved over time, including DDR, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, and the latest DDR5. Each new generation brings significant increases in data transfer speed and improvements in energy efficiency.
  • LPDDR (Low Power Double Data Rate) - This standard concerns low-power memories designed to save energy without sacrificing performance. LPDDR memories are commonly used in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  • GDDR (Graphics Double Data Rate) - A series of memory standards intended for graphics cards and high-performance applications. GDDR standards have evolved progressively, from GDDR3 to the latest GDDR6X.
  • JESD204 - A standard for the serial interface between analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs) in applications requiring high data throughput, such as telecommunications, radar systems, and image processing.
  • J-STD-020 - A standard for thermal management and process descriptions for soldering surface mount devices (SMDs) in electronic devices.

These are just a few of the many standards that JEDEC develops and maintains for the semiconductor industry. JEDEC continues to work on new standards and updates to existing standards to keep pace with the constant development and innovation in electronics.