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
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 ...
All-optical magnetic switching promises terahertz-speed hard drive and RAM memory
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, and the University of Crete in Greece have found a new way to switch magnetism that is at least 1000 times faster than currently used ...
Reliable 3-D memories from silicon oxide and graphene: Visionary transparent memory a step closer to reality
(Phys.org)—Researchers at Rice University are designing transparent, two-terminal, three-dimensional computer memories on flexible sheets that show promise for electronics and sophisticated heads-up displays.
Vibrating armband helps athletes make the right moves
Ferroelectric materials could bring down cost of cloud computing and electronic devices
A new class of organic materials developed at Northwestern University boasts a very attractive but elusive property: ferroelectricity. The crystalline materials also have a great memory, which could be very ...
Study of phase change materials could lead to better computer memory
(Phys.org) -- Memory devices for computers require a large collection of components that can switch between two states, which represent the 1's and 0's of binary language. Engineers hope to make next-generation ...