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Silicon oxides enable advances in digital memory storage at Rice U. and Hitachi

By / October 4, 2012

(a) Schematic of the unipolar switching in SiOx, showing the typical set (red) and reset (blue) I-V curves (9). (b) Schematic of the SiOx thin-walled structure for in situ TEM imaging. The switching region in SiOx is localized by the nanogap generated in the α-C layer and imaged by TEM. (c) and (d) Schematics of…

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Reversible silicon/silicon-oxide nanowire switch developed for 3D storage

By / September 2, 2010

A 5 nm silicon nanowire can be repeatedly broken and reconnected by applying a pulse of varying voltage through the silicon oxide, creating a two-terminal resistive switch. A chip with 1000 of these silicon-oxide/silicon nanowire memory elements has been assembled as a proof-of-concept.(Credit: Jun Yao/Rice.) It’s not often that “plain vanilla” silicon oxide makes the…

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