Using quantum methods to read classical memories offers surprising advantages
Read-write device offers new architecture for information processing
Ultralow-power memory uses orders of magnitude less power than other devices
High reliability of flexible organic transistor memory looks promising for future electronics
What Comes After Hard Drives?
New, Unusual Semiconductor is a Switch-Hitter
Researchers integrate single-crystal BFO onto a silicon chip, open door to smart devices
(Phys.org) —Researchers from North Carolina State University have for the first time integrated a material called bismuth ferrite (BFO) as a single crystal onto a silicon chip, opening the door to a new ...
New physics in a copper-iridium compound
(Phys.org) —An unexpected magnetic behavior within Sr3CuIrO6, a transition-metal compound (TMC) that combines the transition metal copper with the transition metal iridium has been revealed by research ...
Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle
A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use cheap, plentiful silicon oxide to store data has pushed them a step further with chips that show the technology's practicality.
Material scientists build ferroelectric memory device based on light response
An electrical switch for magnetism (w/ Video)
Researchers at MIT have developed a new way of controlling the motion of magnetic domains—the key technology in magnetic memory systems, such as a computer's hard disk. The new approach requires little ...
Morphees: Shape-shifting mobile devices (w/ Video)
Prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand will be unveiled today and could lay down the foundation for creating high shape resolution devices of the future.
Memory effect now also found in lithium-ion batteries
Lithium-ion batteries are high performance energy storage devices used in many commercial electronic appliances. Certainly, they can store a large amount of energy in a relatively small volume. They have ...
Don't call it vaporware: Scientists use cloud of atoms as optical memory device (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Talk about storing data in the cloud. Scientists at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland have taken this ...