Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Nanoscale latch-array processing engines










Image Number 19 for United States Patent #7227379.

One embodiment of the present invention is an array of nanoscale latches interconnected by a nanowire bus to form a latch array. Each nanoscale latch in the nanoscale-latch array serves as a nanoscale register, and is driven by a nanoscale control line. Primitive operations for the latch array can be defined as sequences of one or more inputs to one or more of the nanowire data bus and nanoscale control lines. In various latch-array embodiments of the present invention, information can be transferred from one nanoscale latch to another nanoscale latch in a controlled fashion, and sequences of information-transfer operations can be devised to implement arbitrary Boolean logic operations and operators, including NOT, AND, OR, XOR, NOR, NAND, and other such Boolean logic operators and operations, as well as input and output functions. Nanoscale-latch arrays can be combined and interconnected in an almost limitless number of different ways to construct arbitrarily complex, sequential, parallel, or both parallel and sequential computing engines that represent additional embodiments of the present invention.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Method and apparatus for disease diagnosis and screening using extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields
Solid-state imaging apparatus and imaging system
Methods of preventing and treating viral infections by inhibiting the deISGylation activity of OTU domain-containing viral proteins
System and method for logical separation of a server by using client virtualization
Notebook computer
Semiconductor device
Isolated SCR ESD device
  Randomly Featured Patents
Photographing apparatus having a blurring correcting apparatus
LED lamp assembly for use in a long passage
Synthesis of oligonucleotides or phosphorothioate oligonucleotide with a capping agent of N-methylimidazole free of 1,3,5-trimethylhexahydro-1,3,5-triazine
Collapsible table
Smoke exhauster having forwarded fan casing
Synchronous rectifier self gate drive for zero voltage switching power conversion circuits
Method for assaying immunologically active substance and reagent therefor
Device for organic cell culture and for studying their electrophysiological activity and membrane used in said device
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
MEMS device and method for fabricating the same