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NAND

 (nănd)
n.
A logical operator that consists of a logical AND followed by a logical NOT and returns a false value only if both operands are true.

[N(OT) + AND.]
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NAND gates are important for computation because they are "functionally complete," which means that, when put in the right sequence, they can do any kind of logical operation and thus form the basis for general-purpose computer processors.
There are two categories of CMOS RS flip-flops in the simulation, CMOS RS flip-flop composed of two cross-coupled NOR gates and two cross-coupled NAND gates.
In conjunction with Robert Forchheimer, Professor of Information Coding at LiU, Tybrandt has now taken the next step by developing chemical chips that also contain logic gates, such as NAND gates that allow for the construction of all logical functions.
Combine electronic switches to create a NAND gate, connect a few NAND gates to allow Boolean processing, and you have the building blocks for a computer.