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Latest Research

  • Article |

    A memristor-based hardware and software system that uses a tantalum oxide memristor crossbar can be used to solve static and time-evolving partial differential equations at high precision, and to simulate an argon plasma reactor.

    • Mohammed A. Zidan
    • , YeonJoo Jeong
    • , Jihang Lee
    • , Bing Chen
    • , Shuo Huang
    • , Mark J. Kushner
    •  & Wei D. Lu
  • Review Article |

    This Review Article examines the development of organic neuromorphic devices, considering the different switching mechanisms used in the devices and the challenges the field faces in delivering neuromorphic computing applications.

    • Yoeri van de Burgt
    • , Armantas Melianas
    • , Scott Tom Keene
    • , George Malliaras
    •  & Alberto Salleo
  • Article |

    Complementary logic devices based on spin–orbit torque can be created in which the tunable polarity of the voltage-controlled magnetic anisotropy effect is used to fabricate n-type and p-type spin logic devices.

    • Seung-heon Chris Baek
    • , Kyung-Woong Park
    • , Deok-Sin Kil
    • , Yunho Jang
    • , Jongsun Park
    • , Kyung-Jin Lee
    •  & Byong-Guk Park
  • Article |

    Photodetectors made from single-crystalline nanowire arrays of layered metal-halide perovskites exhibit detectivities of more than 7 × 1015 jones, due to a nanowire structure that combines high resistance in the interior of the crystals and high conductivity at the edges of the crystals.

    • Jiangang Feng
    • , Cheng Gong
    • , Hanfei Gao
    • , Wen Wen
    • , Yanjun Gong
    • , Xiangyu Jiang
    • , Bo Zhang
    • , Yuchen Wu
    • , Yishi Wu
    • , Hongbing Fu
    • , Lei Jiang
    •  & Xiang Zhang
  • Article |

    Electrons can tunnel through thin ferromagnetic CrBr3 barriers, sandwiched between graphene electrodes, via the emission of magnons, which suggests that these magnetic tunnel barriers could be used for spin injection.

    • D. Ghazaryan
    • , M. T. Greenaway
    • , Z. Wang
    • , V. H. Guarochico-Moreira
    • , I. J. Vera-Marun
    • , J. Yin
    • , Y. Liao
    • , S. V. Morozov
    • , O. Kristanovski
    • , A. I. Lichtenstein
    • , M. I. Katsnelson
    • , F. Withers
    • , A. Mishchenko
    • , L. Eaves
    • , A. K. Geim
    • , K. S. Novoselov
    •  & A. Misra

News & Comment

  • News & Views |

    Single-crystalline layered perovskite nanowires, which have a high resistance in their interior but a high photoconductivity at their edges, can be used to create sensitive photodetectors.

    • F. Pelayo García de Arquer
    •  & Edward H. Sargent
  • News & Views |

    Spintronic devices capable of performing complementary logic operations can be created with the help of electric-field-controlled spin–orbit torque switching.

    • Kaiyou Wang
  • News & Views |

    A memristor-based system can solve partial differential equations with better energy efficiency than methods based on conventional computers.

    • Cory Merkel

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  • The Chief Editor of Nature Electronics is Owain Vaughan, who was previously an editor at Nature Nanotechnology and a strategy editor for Nature Research. The other members of the editorial team are Michael Lee, Christiana Varnava and Stuart Thomas.
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