Researchers combine logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip
For decades, the mantra of electronics has been smaller, faster, cheaper. Today, Stanford engineers add a fourth word - taller.
HP Labs find memristors can compute (w/ Video)
SSDs the size of a postage stamp coming soon
New silicon memory chip developed
(Phys.org) -- The first purely silicon oxide-based 'Resistive RAM' memory chip that can operate in ambient conditions opening up the possibility of new super-fast memory - has been developed by researchers ...
Silicon chips to enter world of high speed optical processing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Physicists at the University of Sydney have brought silicon chips closer to performing all-optical computing and information processing that could overcome the speed limitations intrinsic ...
New software design technique allows programs to run faster
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security ...
Computer chip that computes probabilities and not logic
Fantastic flash memory combines graphene and molybdenite
Swiss scientists have combined two materials with advantageous electronic properties—graphene and molybdenite—into a flash memory prototype that is very promising in terms of performance, size, flexibility ...
Memristor chip could lead to faster, cheaper computers
(PhysOrg.com) -- The memristor is a computer component that offers both memory and logic functions in one simple package. It has the potential to transform the semiconductor industry, enabling smaller, faster, cheaper chips ...
Hydra flash memory outperforms other top storage mediums
Engineers develop new magnetoelectric computer memory
(Phys.org)—By using electric voltage instead of a flowing electric current, researchers from UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made major improvements to an ultra-fast, high-capacity class ...
Toshiba, SanDisk to mass produce high-power '3D' memory
Japan's Toshiba is teaming up with US chip giant SanDisk to produce a "3D" memory chip they hope will allow users to save up to 50 hours of ultra-high definition video.
Scientists improve chip memory by stacking cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Arizona State University have developed an elegant method for significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips.
Research shows that it may be time to let software, rather than hardware, manage high-speed on-chip memory banks
In today's computers, moving data to and from main memory consumes so much time and energy that microprocessors have their own small, high-speed memory banks, known as "caches," which store frequently used ...