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Can Organics Take On Flash Memory?

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Science  17 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5704, pp. 2034-2035
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5704.2034b

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS-- Chemists, physicists, and materials scientists met here from 29 November through 3 December to talk about progress on everything from improved solar cells to engineering proteins. Two teams reported progress in turning organics into high-density, low-cost memory technology by using gold nanoparticles suspended in a simple polymer matrix.