Spin-glass Implementation of a Hopfield Neural Structure

  • Łukasz Laskowski
  • Magdalena Laskowska
  • Jerzy Jelonkiewicz
  • Arnaud Boullanger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8467)


Paper presents the hardware implementation of the Hopfield continuous neural network. We propose a molecular realization of a spin glass model. In particular, we consider a spin glass like structure that allows interconnection strengths change and neuron state test. Proposed device is based on SBA-15 mesoporous silica thin film, activated by Mn 12 molecular magnets. Our idea seems to be feasible from the technological point of view.


Hopfield neural network artificial neuron spin-glass 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Łukasz Laskowski
    • 1
    • 2
  • Magdalena Laskowska
    • 2
  • Jerzy Jelonkiewicz
    • 1
  • Arnaud Boullanger
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringCzestochowa University of TechnologyCzestochowaPoland
  2. 2.Institute of PhysicsCzestochowa University of TechnologyCzestochowaPoland
  3. 3.Chimie Moléculaire et Organisation du Solide, Institut Charles GerhardtUniversité Montpellier IIMontpellier Cedex 5France

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