# A simple test for ideal memristors

@article{Pershin2018AST, title={A simple test for ideal memristors}, author={Yuriy V. Pershin and Massimiliano Di Ventra}, journal={Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics}, year={2018}, volume={52} }

An ideal memristor is defined as a resistor with memory that, when subjected to a time-dependent current, , its resistance RM(q) depends only on the charge q that has flowed through it, so that its voltage response is . It has been argued that a clear fingerprint of these ideal memristors is a pinched hysteresis loop in their I– curves. However, a pinched I– hysteresis loop is not a definitive test of whether a resistor with memory is truly an ideal memristor because such a property is shared…

## 27 Citations

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