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  • Memory advance would extend mobile-device battery life

    Led by electrical and computer engineering professor Eric Pop, left, a team of researchers have developed a form of ultra-low-power digital memory that is faster and uses 100 times less energy than similar available memory. Team members: back row, from middle, David Estrada and Albert Liao; front, Feng Xiong.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor's note: To contact Eric Pop, call 217-244-2070; e-mail The paper, "Low-Power Switching of Phase-Change Materials with Carbon Nanotube Electrodes," is available online.