memory element

memory element

[′mem·rē ‚el·ə·mənt]
(computer science)
Any component part of core memory.
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Memristor, a resistive memory element, is touted as the next-generation memory technology.
In the previous teasers, it has been suggested that there might be a memory element to the Deep Down campaign, similar to Assassin's Creed.
Soft error occurs when radiation particle strikes sensitive area of the memory element.
There are examples of using a single molecule as a memory element, and there is a larger question surrounding how a large number of molecules contact and connect to form molecular networks.
Kubzansky and her design team - set and costumes by Michelle Ney, original music by Randall Tico and lighting by Jeremy Pivnick - have made design choices that will add to the memory element of the piece.
At the chip level, a component is defined as a boundary scan device when each primary input and output signal is supplemented with a multipurpose memory element called a boundary scan cell (Figure 1).
One can also reduce the size of a GMR memory element quite a bit without making it susceptible to failure when temperatures change.
The shape memory element senses the ambient temperature and, through a phase induction change, rapidly produces the force and motion to trigger the FireChek.
stroke controller will protect the circuit and also the shape memory element,
lt;p>The shuttle's position inside the tube can be read out directly via a simple measurement of electrical resistance, allowing the shuttle to function as a nonvolatile memory element with potentially hundreds of binary memory states.
The volatile memory market share will rise from 74% to nearly 78% in 2007, assuming that dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips will continue to be the main memory element used for personal computers (PCs) and that new applications of flash memory will not keep pace with the overall growth in PC, workstation and network equipment memory requirements.
Packet-switched networks, which route messages hop-by-hop over multiple intermediate links and routers between sources and destinations, can be viewed as a mesh of single-server queues, where each queue acts as a memory element.