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Photon-Coupled, Two-State Photoswitchable Protein-Based Multiple-Valued Logic

  • Balázs RakosEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 101)

Abstract

Multi-valued logic can be applied in several areas, like robotics and artificial intelligence. It is utilized in various commercial applications, such as the StrataFlash, a NOR flash memory developed by Intel. Contemporary research focuses on the development of fast, nanometer-size, low power consuming electronic devices, therefore it is imperative to examine such concepts in the field of multiple-valued logic. We present a method by which simple, two-state, photon-coupled photoswitchable proteins can be utilized for multiple-valued computations. Its advantages are discussed, and an example, the ternary OR gate, using readily available fluorescent reversibly photoswitchable proteins is provided.

Keywords

Multiple-valued logic Molecular electronics Photoswitchable proteins Logic circuits Nanoelectronics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Automation and Applied InformaticsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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