Search results for neuromorphic computing

Materials Science Nov 24, 2020

AI algorithm identifies new compound potentially useful for photonic devices, biologically inspired computers

When the words "artificial intelligence" (AI) come to mind, your first thoughts may be of super-smart computers, or robots that perform tasks without needing any help from humans. Now, a multi-institutional team including ...

Nanophysics Nov 23, 2020

New insights into memristive devices by combining incipient ferroelectrics and graphene

Scientists are working on new materials to create neuromorphic computers with a design based on the human brain. A crucial component is a memristive device, the resistance of which depends on the history of the device—just ...

General Physics Nov 20, 2020

Q&A: Toward the next generation of computing devices

Ever noticed how our smartphones and computing devices become faster within short spans? You can thank Moore's law for that. Back in 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicted that the processing power of computers would ...

Condensed Matter Nov 18, 2020

A new understanding of ionic interactions with graphene and water

A research team led by Northwestern University engineers and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have uncovered new findings into the role of ionic interaction within graphene and water. The insights could inform the ...

Nanophysics Nov 17, 2020

Controlling magnetization direction of magnetite at room temperature

Over the last few decades, conventional electronics has been rapidly reaching its technical limits in computing and information technology, calling for innovative devices that go beyond the mere manipulation of electron current. ...

Condensed Matter Nov 10, 2020

Scientists uncover secrets to designing brain-like devices

Even with decades of unprecedented development in computational power, the human brain still holds many advantages over modern computing technologies. Our brains are extremely efficient for many cognitive tasks and do not ...

Nanophysics Oct 29, 2020

Graphene-based memory resistors show promise for brain-based computing

As progress in traditional computing slows, new forms of computing are coming to the forefront. At Penn State, a team of engineers is attempting to pioneer a type of computing that mimics the efficiency of the brain's neural ...

Optics & Photonics Oct 23, 2020

Quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) exhibit extreme pulses

Extreme events occur in many observable contexts. Nature is a prolific source: rogue water waves surging high above the swell, monsoon rains, wildfire, etc. From climate science to optics, physicists have classified the characteristics ...

Optics & Photonics Oct 19, 2020

Researching the chips of the future

The chips of the future will include photonics and electronics; they will have bandwidth, speed and processing and computing abilities that are currently unthinkable; they will make it possible to integrate many other components, ...

Bio & Medicine Sep 24, 2020

New brain cell-like nanodevices work together to identify mutations in viruses

In the September issue of the journal Nature, scientists from Texas A&M University, Hewlett Packard Labs and Stanford University have described a new nanodevice that acts almost identically to a brain cell. Furthermore, they ...

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