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Hewlett-Packard has come up with a new type of circuit called a memristor — a conflation of the words memory and resistance — in the form of a chip capable of storing data and processing it without being limited to the binary zeros and ones. The […]

Hewlett-Packard has come up with a new type of circuit called a memristor — a conflation of the words memory and resistance — in the form of a chip capable of storing data and processing it without being limited to the binary zeros and ones. The technology was theorized almost 40 years ago, but only recently has HP realized how to use the technology to make programmable circuits that are both smaller and run cooler than existing chips. The race to commercialize the technology is on, and should HP prove successful, the company could change the way electronics are designed — maybe even what they can be used for.

  1. Michael Jamison Wednesday, April 30, 2008

    Hey Stacey: how about “memory-store” ???

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  2. [...] ActiveWin.com – The Most Activated Windows Resource wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt [...]

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  3. [...] Šios savaitės (o gal paaiškės, kad ir šimtmečio) išradimas – memristorius. Man, neišmanančiam elektronikos elektronų lygyje, tai yra nauja mikroschemos rūšis, galinti apdoroti ne vien nulius ir vienetus dvejetainėje sistemoje, bet ir daugiau informacijos vieno ciklo metu. Kitas privalumas – kuo memristoriai mažesni, tuo greitesni – ir taip iki nanodalelių dydžio. Jei pavyks organizuoti nebrangią jų gamybą, apsivers aukštyn kojomis ne tik pačių kompiuterių, bet ir programavimo pasaulis. Beje, memristoriaus principai buvo aprašyti dar 1971-aisiais, tačiau realiai Hewlett-Packard mokslininkams pavyko sukurti jį tik dabar. (GigaOM) [...]

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