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AI Research - Hardware

Most contemporary implementations of AI algorithms utilize digital logic and conventional CMOS hardware. A team of NIST researchers is focused on fabricating and measuring new brain-inspired circuits and architectures based on novel devices to enable future generations of AI, with computing methods, speeds, and energies that may not be achievable using the current computing paradigm. The approaches being explored are unified by the idea that the physics of the devices themselves perform the computation, as opposed to the conventional case in which software running on digital hardware computes the relevant functions. To learn more, please explore the Spin Electronics Group , the Quantum Nanophotonics Group, and the Alternative Computing Group.

Created February 17, 2021