Three Fingerprints of Memristor

  title={Three Fingerprints of Memristor},
  author={Shyam Prasad Adhikari and Maheshwar Prasad Sah and Hyongsuk Kim and Leon Ong Chua},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers},
  • S. Adhikari, M. Sah, L. Chua
  • Published 28 June 2013
  • Engineering
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers
This paper illustrates that for a device to be a memristor it should exhibit three characteristic fingerprints: 1) When driven by a bipolar periodic signal the device must exhibit a “pinched hysteresis loop” in the voltage-current plane, assuming the response is periodic. 2) Starting from some critical frequency, the hysteresis lobe area should decrease monotonically as the excitation frequency increases, and 3) the pinched hysteresis loop should shrink to a single-valued function when the… 
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