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Battery-like artificial synapses

Nature Materials volume 16, pages 396397 (2017) | Download Citation

Borrowing the operating principles of a battery, a three-terminal organic switch has been developed on a flexible plastic substrate. The device consumes very little power and can be used as an artificial synapse for brain-inspired computing.

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  1. J. Joshua Yang and Qiangfei Xia are in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003, USA

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