Novel memory device can be written on and read out optically or electrically

Science Daily  November 25, 2019 Researchers in Germany have demonstrated a new type of programmable organic capacitive memory called p‐i‐n‐metal‐oxide‐semiconductor (pinMOS) memory with the possibility to store multiple states. It can be written as well as read electrically and optically. The device shows excellent repeatability, an endurance of more than 104 write‐read‐erase‐read cycles, and currently already over 24 hours retention time. The working mechanism of the pinMOS memory under dynamic and steady‐state operations is investigated to identify further optimization steps. The results reveal that the pinMOS memory principle is promising as a reliable capacitive memory device for future applications in […]