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Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) - Memory Cells

By John C. Bean

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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Abstract

Memory Cells Scientists and engineers are looking for completely different ways of storing and analyzing information. Quantum-dot Cellular Automata are one possible solution.

In computers of the future, transistors may be replaced by assemblies of quantum dots called "Quantum-dot Cellular Automata" (QCAs).This animation describes how QCAs can store and move information. A second animation describes how they can be assembled into logic gates.

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John Bean, University of Virginia
Virtual Science Lab

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  • (2006), "Quantum-dot Cellular Automata (QCA) - Memory Cells," http://nanohub.org/resources/1006.

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