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February 16, 2024

New synaptic transistor with brain-like computing power

An artist's interpretation of the brain-like computing power behind a new synaptic transistor developed by researchers. Experiments show the transistor goes beyond simple machine-learning tasks to categorize data and is capable of performing associative learning.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant ITE 2235945.]

Learn more in the Northwestern University news story New brain-like transistor mimics human intelligence. (Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Feb. 16, 2024)

Credit: Xiaodong Yan/Northwestern University

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