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Document and Entity Information Document
9 Months Ended
May 31, 2012
Jul. 03, 2012
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000723125  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-30  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date May 31, 2012  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,017,533,224