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Data Storage Hardware

Researchers Create Cheap, Flexible, Plastic Flash Memory 82

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the cheap-plastic-now-cutting-edge dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Researchers at the University of Tokyo, led by electrical engineering professor Takao Someya, have created a new kind of low-cost, plastic, flash memory storage device. Although not as dense or stable as its silicon cousin, the plastic flash memory is useful because of its low cost, simple manufacturing process, and potential use in e-paper or other flexible devices. To demonstrate the memory, Someya's group integrated a 676-memory-cell device with a rubber pressure sensor. The flexible sensor-memory device, which is less than 700 micrometers thick, can record pressure patterns and retain them for up to a day."
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Researchers Create Cheap, Flexible, Plastic Flash Memory

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