Revisiting the Memristor Concept within Basic Circuit Theory

  title={Revisiting the Memristor Concept within Basic Circuit Theory},
  author={Bernardo Tellini and Mauro Bologna and Kristopher J. Chand{\'i}a and Massimo Macucci},
In this paper we revisit the memristor concept within circuit theory. We start from the definition of the basic circuit elements, then we introduce the original formulation of the memristor concept and summarize some of the controversies on its nature. We also point out the ambiguities resulting from a non rigorous usage of the flux linkage concept. After concluding that the memristor is not a fourth basic circuit element, prompted by recent claims in the memristor literature, we look into the… Expand


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