Light stored as sound on a microchip

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  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator

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    A potential breakthrough in computing has been made by Australian researchers, as they have managed to use photons to process data (rather than electrons) in a microchip - using acoustic waves from their interaction to store data for short periods.


    TechSpot have a more detailed explanation:
    https://www.techspot.com/news/71026-scientists-can-now-store-light-sound-waves-computer.html


    If you'd like to read the research paper, follow this link:
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-017-00717-y
     
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    Amazing stuff. :thumb:
     
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