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Visionary Transparent Memory a Step Closer to Reality

October 2, 2012

a flexible, transparent memory chip Researchers at Rice University are building transparent, two-terminal, 3-D computer memories on flexible sheets that show promise for making transparent electronics and sophisticated heads-up displays. Full Story

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