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Document and Entity Information Document
3 Months Ended
Nov. 29, 2012
Dec. 31, 2012
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000723125  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-29  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Nov. 29, 2012  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,021,780,637