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A model of a soliton-memory element based on a semiconductor superlattice

  • S. V. Kryuchkov
  • E. V. Kaplya
Physical Processes in Electron Devices

Abstract

A new type of memory element that records data in the form of electromagnetic solitons is proposed. A semiconductor superlattice serves as a nonlinear medium. The solitons propagating along the layers of the superlattice are used for recording. Information is stored in cells, each of which is bounded by two transverse heterogeneous layers. Writing and reading of a soliton are performed using an external electric current that is activated inside a given cell.

PACS numbers

05.45.Yv 78.67.Pt 

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  • S. V. Kryuchkov
  • E. V. Kaplya

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