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"Memristors" Based on Transparent Electronics Offer Technology of the Future

September 14, 2012

image of a computer chip The transparent electronics that were pioneered at Oregon State University may find one of their newest applications as a next-generation replacement for some uses of nonvolatile flash memory, a multibillion dollar technology nearing its limit of small size and information storage capacity. The solution: Memristors. Full Story

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