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Artificial Synapses Made from Nanowires
Jülich, 5 December 2018 – Scientists from Jülich together with colleagues from Aachen and Turin have produced a memristive element made from nanowires that functions in much the same way as a biological nerve cell. The component is able to both save and process information, as well as receive numerous signals in parallel. The resistive switching cell made from oxide crystal nanowires is thus proving to be the ideal candidate for use in building bioinspired “neuromorphic” processors, able to take over the diverse functions of biological synapses and neurons.
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Spring School 2019 Aufmacher
50th IFF Spring School - Scattering! Soft, Functional and Quantum Materials
Scattering with x-rays and neutrons "tell us where atoms are and how they move” (C. Shull). Where would we be without the understanding of the microscopic world gained through scattering methods?
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The Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons is a combined development and user facility. More @


moreSTEM - Momentum-resolved Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

In this imaging mode diffraction patterns are recorded at each raster position of a scanning electron beam in an electron microscope. The result is a unique multidimensional data set that allows for the simultaneous evaluation and combination of real- and momentum space information. Find out more on our site: