Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Tue 25th Jan 2011 15:19 UTC, submitted by M.Onty
Hardware, Embedded Systems Thinking that HP's memristors can't arrive early enough on the market? Here's competition already! A team at North Carolina State University, led by Dr Paul Franzon, has unveiled the "double floating-gate field effect transistor", a component based on the same principles as flash memory which would allow to store data for "a couple of years" in around 15 nanoseconds.
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Comment by boyfarrell
by boyfarrell on Wed 26th Jan 2011 00:37 UTC
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A cool development. The SWITCHING time between the on and the off state is 15ns and this state can be preserved for a few years. The first time I read that it sounded like it could transfer two years of data in 15 nanoseconds! Granted that doesn't make much sense!

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