molecular computing


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molecular computing

n.
The use of biological molecules such as enzymes and DNA to perform the functions of an electronic computer.
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A third, and perhaps the most futuristic, application is cognitive or molecular computing. Wuh describes it as the ability to grow brain cells on these chips, which they could then hook up to a super computer to understand how information is stored and processed in the brain.
The molecular computing devices will be almost infinitesimal at an almost quantum level of power."
The technologies that are the building blocks of the Singularity -- nanotechnology, self-assembly, molecular computing, and artificial intelligence--could also contribute to our own demise on the way to humanity's evolutionary transformation.
James Tour and Mark Reed, for example, completed much of their research into molecular computing with support from DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
The proteins have exciting potential applications as novel, ultra-high density optical memory in advanced molecular computing and bio-computing applications.
THE EQUILIBRIUM PROBLEM IN MOLECULAR COMPUTING. Donald R.
Three technologies that are being evaluated are quantum, optical, and molecular computing techniques.
While noting advances in other molecular computing techniques that involve nanotubes or quantum dots, Tour said none of those have yet proved practical in terms of fabrication.
Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., proposed a theoretical class of molecules, which his calculations indicated should behave as diminutive memory, logic and amplification components--that is, as a set of molecular computing devices.