Memristor-The missing circuit element

  title={Memristor-The missing circuit element},
  author={Leon Ong Chua},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory},
  • L. Chua
  • Published 1 September 1971
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory
A new two-terminal circuit element-called the memristorcharacterized by a relationship between the charge q(t)\equiv \int_{-\infty}^{t} i(\tau) d \tau and the flux-linkage \varphi(t)\equiv \int_{- \infty}^{t} v(\tau) d \tau is introduced as the fourth basic circuit element. An electromagnetic field interpretation of this relationship in terms of a quasi-static expansion of Maxwell's equations is presented. Many circuit-theoretic properties of memistors are derived. It is shown that this element… 

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