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bistability

The presence of two coexistent attractors in a dynamic system—e.g., two stable fixed points or a stable fixed point and a stable limit cycle.
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A bistable switch underlying B-cell differentiation and its disruption by the environmental contaminant 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
In contrast, he says, kinase molecules localized in dendritic spines could easily phosphorylate other kinase molecules within the same spine "and thereby form local bistable switches that are independent of the switches in other spines.
Formed in 2000 out of QinetiQ, ZBD is a pioneering company with its own research and development personnel - and has full intellectual property rights to the bistable, high-definition screen technology it developed, along with the scalable manufacturing processes that enable it to deliver an e-paper solution with practical commercial advantages for retailers.
Using natural and synthetic bistable switches as highly sensitive probes for noise, in combination with state-of-the-art single-cell imaging, microfluidics and direct transcriptome sequencing, the molecular mechanisms underlying noise generation in S.
Lessons, successes and opportunities The following components are assessed, and for each one ten year forecasts are given, along with companies and their activities, case studies, impediments to commercialization and timescales: - Logic and memory - OLED displays - OLED lighting - Electrophoretic and other bistable displays - Electrochromic displays - Electroluminescent displays - Other displays - Thin film batteries - Photovoltaics - Sensors - Conductors - Other If you are looking to understand the big picture, the opportunity, the problems you can address, or how you can start to use these technologies and the implications involved, this report is a must.
Shaun Gray, CEO, said, "Our two companies have been working together for sometime to deliver a solution that brings together ZBD's unique low touch infrastructure, ZBD's market-leading bistable dot matrix display and ILID's segment display.
QR-LPD is a bistable, reflective display technology that uses airborne, electronically switchable powder particles of extremely high fluidity.
ZBD's bistable LCD gives excellent image detail and unrivalled capability to display full graphical content such as logos and scannable barcodes.
This new report from IDTechEx covers the relevant technologies, such as electrophoretic, electrochromic & electrowetting displays, cholesteric LCDs and other bistable technologies.
The company has unveiled precious few technical details about Prism, though it does use the firm's bistable E Ink display technology found in devices such as the Kindle except it's in color and used in a very large film measuring around 30 x 30 cm (12 x 12 in).
II-65 Functions of Relays II-65 Applications of Relays II-65 Types of Relays II-66 Electromechanical Relays (EMRs) II-66 Basic Design of EMR II-66 Parts/Devices of EMR II-66 Types of EMR II-66 Monostable Relays II-67 Bistable Relays II-67 Solid State Relays (SSRs) II-67 How SSRs Work?
The bistable nature of the mirasol display allows for near-zero power usage in situations where the display image is unchanged.