HewlettPackard is developing chips based on an entirely new type of electronic component: the memristor. Predicted in 1971 but only developed in 2008, memristorsthe term is a portmanteau combining "memory" and "resistor"possess the strange ability to "remember" how much current previously flowed through it.
Credit: Richard Lewington/Hewlett-Packard
The technologies chip makers hope can keep Moore's Law alive.
From Scientific American
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