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Phys Rev Lett. 2008 Dec 31;101(26):267203.

Thermal memory: a storage of phononic information.

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Department of Physics, Renmin University of China, Beijing 100872, People's Republic of China.

Abstract

Memory is an indispensible element for a computer in addition to logic gates. In this Letter we report a model of thermal memory. We demonstrate via numerical simulation that thermal (phononic) information stored in the memory can be retained for a long time without being lost and more importantly can be read out without being destroyed. The possibility of experimental realization is also discussed.

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