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Method and apparatus for reading a non-volatile memory using a spin torque oscillator

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A method and apparatus for reading electronic memory comprising a current source, a spin transfer oscillator, an external field source, coupled to the current source, for generating an RF signal, the spin torque oscillator positioned proximate a magnetic media comprising a plurality of bit regions of varying magnetic permeability, wherein a frequency of the RF signal varies in response to the permeability of a bit region in the plurality of bit regions being proximate the spin torque oscillator.

Inventors: 
Edelstein, Alan S.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2012-12-18
Grant Date: 
2015-05-12
Grant time: 
875 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
16
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY