Navigation Links
Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level
Date:11/11/2008

orage non-volatile, like Flash memory.

Researchers from across the scientific disciplines will be working on the 'nanodevices for data storage' project, which is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Colleagues from the Schools of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, Pharmacy and the Nottingham Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre will examine the methods and materials required to develop this new technology, as well as exploring other potential applications for the telescoping properties of carbon nanotubes. These include drug delivery to individual cells and nanothermometers which could differentiate between healthy and cancerous cells.

Dr Elena Bichoutskaia in the School of Chemistry at the University is leading the study. "The electronics industry is searching for a replacement of silicon-based technologies for data storage and computer memory," she said. "Existing technologies, such as magnetic hard discs, cannot be used reliably at the sub-micrometre scale and will soon reach their fundamental physical limitations.

"In this project a new device for storing information will be developed, made entirely of carbon nanotubes and combining the speed and price of dynamic memory with the non-volatility of flash memory."


'/>"/>

Contact: Tara de Cozar
tara.decozar@nottingham.ac.uk
44-011-584-68545
University of Nottingham
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Actress Aida Turturro Tells Americans to Start Now to Talk With Their Healthcare Provider About Taking Control of Their Diabetes
2. CaviWipes(R): Taking Surface Disinfection to a New Level
3. Kiwa Bio-Tech Passes Test & Taking Orders From Beijing Lv Fu Long Vegetable Company
4. Tiny refrigerator taking shape to cool future computers
5. SAFC Expands European Commercial Manufacturing and Storage Capacities With $10 Million Investment
6. BioStorage Technologies Becomes Green Powered through the Use of 100% Certified Renewable Energy
7. BioStorage Technologies Appoints Lori Ball as Vice President
8. GenVault and the National Center for Forensic Science to Present Novel Technology for Room Temperature Storage of RNA
9. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Signs Vaccine Storage and Distribution Contract with Sentry Logistic Solutions
10. BioStorage Technologies Appoints Dr. Wolfgang Hoffer as Managing Director of European Operations
11. Hydrogen storage in nanoparticles works
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/26/2014)... CA, and Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 ... optical engineering, visions for next-generation wearable technology, and ... among numerous highlights at this year’s brighter, busier ... San Diego, California, Convention Center. More than 4,400 ... week attended conferences, courses, an exhibition, and industry ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The 20 ... of ALS (YFALS) community issued the following statement on ... bringing awareness and driving new funding specifically for ALS ... of water and some ice would raise all this ... with our families, and on behalf of the entire ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... been added to the growing case for graphene ... big thing in the high-tech world by the ... collaboration of researchers led by a scientist with ... National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has reported the first ... MX2 materials. The recorded charge transfer time clocked ...
(Date:8/26/2014)... An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed ... strains in Pubmed, has revealed extensive conservation and sharing ... and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted ... it did for the H5N1 influenza vaccine and the ... found to be effective (1,2). This ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Brighter, Busier SPIE Optics + Photonics Draws International Crowd to San Diego 2Brighter, Busier SPIE Optics + Photonics Draws International Crowd to San Diego 3Brighter, Busier SPIE Optics + Photonics Draws International Crowd to San Diego 4ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 2ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 3ALS TDI’s Young Faces of ALS Ambassadors Thank You for Accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge to End ALS 4Competition for graphene 2
... Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE ) today announced it ... Conference on Tuesday, September 20 at 8:00am ET.  Greg ... present on behalf of the company. The company will ... weeks following the conference on the Life Technologies, investor ...
... Aug. 29, 2011 Chemical Abstracts Service ( CAS ... that Syngene International , an internationally reputed contract ... biotechnology company, has signed a three-year contract to provide ... award-winning chemistry research tool. SciFinder offers ...
... 26, 2011 Quantum Learning, Inc. (QLI), ... programs, and Jay Elliot, author of the book " ... announced today a licensing agreement.  Under the terms of ... training program called "Market-Leading Innovation™ (The path to Innovation ...
Cached Biology Technology:Life Technologies to Present at the UBS 2011 Global Life Sciences Conference 2Syngene Expands Ongoing Relationship with CAS to Provide SciFinder® to All Its Scientists 2Syngene Expands Ongoing Relationship with CAS to Provide SciFinder® to All Its Scientists 3Quantum Learning Signs Licensing Agreement with Jay Elliot, Author of "The Steve Jobs Way" 2Quantum Learning Signs Licensing Agreement with Jay Elliot, Author of "The Steve Jobs Way" 3
(Date:8/26/2014)... has recommended investing in dog owner education and facilities as ... obesity in both people and their pets. , In a ... that access to dog-friendly walking environments and better education about ... and take more exercise with their pets. , It is ... for a walk. In the UK, almost a quarter of ...
(Date:8/25/2014)... biofuels industry: "You can make anything from lignin ... pave the way to challenging that adage. The ... Laboratory (NREL) demonstrates a concept that provides opportunities ... variety of renewable fuels, chemicals, and materials for ... Through Integrated Biological Funneling and Chemical Catalysis " ...
(Date:8/25/2014)... A family of proteins that promotes virus entry ... release of HIV and other viruses, University of Missouri ... that provides new insights into our understanding of not ... other viruses," said Shan-Lu Liu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor ... Microbiology and Immunology. , The study was recently published ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Education and dog-friendly neighbourhoods could tackle obesity 2New process helps overcome obstacles to produce renewable fuels and chemicals 2MU researchers discover protein's ability to inhibit HIV release 2MU researchers discover protein's ability to inhibit HIV release 3
... and interact with human cells has been identified. This ... a recent collaborative study carried out by the University ... Finland. The findings increase our understanding of the strategies ... further facilitates the development of baculovirus for applications of ...
... of Virginia engineering professor has proposed a novel approach ... , Andres Clarens, an assistant professor of civil and ... Science, and graduate student Zhiyuan Tao have published a ... dioxide that could be stored in hydraulically fractured shale ...
... A new urine test for prostate cancer that measures ... men nationwide through the University of Michigan MLabs. The ... blood test, increases physicians, ability to pick out high-risk ... help tens of thousands of men avoid unnecessary biopsies. ...
Cached Biology News:U.Va. researcher: Methane out, carbon dioxide in? 2Prostate Cancer Foundation announces new urine test for prostate cancer available 2Prostate Cancer Foundation announces new urine test for prostate cancer available 3
... Versatile affinity matrix for the ... containing proteins or other macromolecules, Applications: ... inhibition of the interaction of pure ... protein. Removing residual SDS in 6 ...
... to the maintenance of appropriate levels ... important and diverse as those involved ... stress response, antigen presentation, modulation of ... cell cycle regulation, transcription, and signalling ...
Each Yeast-GFP clone represents an individual S. cerevisiae strain containing an open reading frame with a C-terminal Aequorea Victoria GFP (S65T) fusion tag....
... forces with the Mickle Laboratory Engineering Company ... This tissue sectioning system has been designed ... experiments and to be especially applicable to ... or from small organs. Its special features ...
Biology Products: