Kinetic Simulation of Filament Growth Dynamics in Memristive Electrochemical Metallization Devices

  title={Kinetic Simulation of Filament Growth Dynamics in Memristive Electrochemical Metallization Devices},
  author={Sven Dirkmann and Martin Ziegler and Mirko Hansen and Hermann Kohlstedt and Jan Trieschmann and Thomas Mussenbrock},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
In this work we report on kinetic Monte-Carlo calculations of resistive switching and the underlying growth dynamics of filaments in an electrochemical metallization device consisting of an Ag/TiO2/Pt sandwich-like thin film system. The developed model is not limited to i) fast time scale dynamics and ii) only one growth and dissolution cycle of metallic filaments. In particular, we present results from the simulation of consecutive cycles. We find that the numerical results are in excellent… 

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