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Title: Memory states in small arrays of Josephson junctions

Abstract

Here, we study memory states of a circuit consisting of a small inductively coupled Josephson junction array and introduce basic (write, read, and reset) memory operations logics of the circuit. The presented memory operation paradigm is fundamentally different from conventional single quantum flux operation logics. We calculate stability diagrams of the zero-voltage states and outline memory states of the circuit. We also calculate access times and access energies for basic memory operations.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3];  [4]
  1. ORNLOak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Computing and Computational Science Directorate; Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Computing and Computational Science Directorate; Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States). Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Computing and Computational Science Directorat
  4. Univ. of Houston, TX (United States). Dept. of Mathematics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE; USDOD
OSTI Identifier:
1407746
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review E
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 94; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0045
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Braiman, Yehuda, Neschke, Brendan, Nair, Niketh S., Imam, Neena, and Glowinski, R. Memory states in small arrays of Josephson junctions. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.94.052223.
Braiman, Yehuda, Neschke, Brendan, Nair, Niketh S., Imam, Neena, & Glowinski, R. Memory states in small arrays of Josephson junctions. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.94.052223.
Braiman, Yehuda, Neschke, Brendan, Nair, Niketh S., Imam, Neena, and Glowinski, R. Thu . "Memory states in small arrays of Josephson junctions". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.94.052223.
@article{osti_1407746,
title = {Memory states in small arrays of Josephson junctions},
author = {Braiman, Yehuda and Neschke, Brendan and Nair, Niketh S. and Imam, Neena and Glowinski, R.},
abstractNote = {Here, we study memory states of a circuit consisting of a small inductively coupled Josephson junction array and introduce basic (write, read, and reset) memory operations logics of the circuit. The presented memory operation paradigm is fundamentally different from conventional single quantum flux operation logics. We calculate stability diagrams of the zero-voltage states and outline memory states of the circuit. We also calculate access times and access energies for basic memory operations.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.94.052223},
journal = {Physical Review E},
issn = {2470-0045},
number = 5,
volume = 94,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}
}

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