holographic memory


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holographic memory

[‚häl·ə′graf·ik ′mem·rē]
(computer science)
A memory in which information is stored in the form of holographic images on thermoplastic or other recording films.
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20 ( ANI ): Researchers have demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that could provide unprecedented data storage capacity and data processing capabilities in electronic devices.
Written for fellow researchers in the relatively new field of nonlinear optics, this collection of research shows the latest advances and how they can be applied to such technologies as signal processing, optical communications, holographic memory and soliton phenomenon.
In our days holography is used for data storage [12], as a holographic memory, protection of documents [13], as well as for art, holographic interferometry [14-18], interferometric microscopes [19], electron holography, acoustic holography, and etc.
But before long, Kaku notes, chip making will bump up against the physical limits of silicon, and further progress will depend on the development of holographic memory, organic processors, quantum transistors, and other exotic technologies.
The holographic memory consists of a myriad of optical interference images recorded in a light-sensitive, usually erasable medium.
Potentially, this system could lead to rewritable, optically driven holographic memory devices.
Holographic Windows for New Zealand's New Notes; Bayer MaterialScience Becomes Covestro; Cheap Printable Holograms Move One Step Closer; New Holographic Memory Device Could Improve Speech and Image Recognition; Romaco and NANO 4 U Introduce Holographic Security Solution for Pharma; Norlase Develops New Class of Visible Lasers; HoloDent--Holographic Scanning Device Developed for Dentistry; Japanese Researchers Invent a Hologram That Can Be Touched; The Holography Conference--A Diverse and Innovative Programme Announced
Applications of nonlinear optics are found in fields such as signal processing, optical communications, holographic memory and soliton phenomena.
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Sciences have demonstrated a new type of pattern recognition using a 'magnonic' holographic memory device, intended to improve hardware for speech and image recognition.

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