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Optical Cognitive Information Processing – A New Field

Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., 2956 Waterview Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, U.S.A.

(Received November 28, 2003; revised March 16, 2004; accepted April 28, 2004; published July 29, 2004)

I will discuss unique electronic and structural mechanisms of Ovonic optical phase-change devices making possible orders of magnitude increase of density of memory and introducing multiple information functions in a single nanostructure spot.

DOI: 10.1143/JJAP.43.4695
KEYWORDS:optical computing, phase change material, chalcogenide, neural computing

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