It just looks like another bit of rice paper to me...
Boffins at Rice uni in the States have devised bendy transparent memory chips using pure silicon crystals. James Tour, a polymath chemist at the university working at the Tour Lab - he is also a professor of mechanical engineering and materials science and of computer science, as well as Rice’s T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in …
Power isn't even an issue anymore. Have you seen the battery of the S2 or comparable phones ? Those are thin enough to be put in your belt buckle with no modifications ;)
Although I agree batteries still have a long way to go, wearable computers are probably to useless to be made today ;)
See-thru circuitry is awesome, the bendy is a bit nice...
Memory is possibly the simplest form of circuitry, but imagine years on, when your screen is the processor spiffy phones ensue, or a tablet than can be closed to fit in a pocket (bendy is nice).
If they could get OLEDs embedded on it it could be even more spiffy. This is not an end of itself, but rather this is the start of something ..well, spiffy.
Well, a flexible substrate with a tiny bit of SiO2 having a little burned channel in it.
If all this is is ROM, I'd go for the imprint method, simple cheap and can work with organics on a real flexible circuit.
No density information.... or speed... or anything. Publish or perish, how Mssr Tour keeps the Tour lab open.
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