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February 7th, 2010

Transistors Mimicking Brain Behavior

Abstract:
New results out of France show that a team of researchers have created a transistor which mimics certain behavior of the brain. Their innovative new device is called a nanoparticle organic memory field-effect transistor (NOMFET). Specifically, the NOMFET appears to allow for the "short-term plasticity" which is a hallmark of biological synapses in the neural systems of humans and other animals.

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