Complexity Digest 2008.19 - 15.01
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The Missing Memristor Found, Nature
Excerpts: Anyone who ever took an electronics laboratory class will be familiar with the fundamental passive circuit elements: the resistor, the capacitor and the inductor. However, in 1971 Leon Chua reasoned from symmetry arguments that there should be a fourth fundamental element, which he called a memristor (short for memory resistor). (...) Here we show, using a simple analytical example, that memristance arises naturally in nanoscale systems in which solid-state electronic and ionic transport are coupled under an external bias voltage.
- Source: The Missing Memristor Found
[ http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v453/n7191/index.html ], Dmitri B. Strukov, Gregory S. Snider, Duncan R. Stewart, R. Stanley Williams, DOI: 10.1038/nature06932, Nature 453, 80-83, 08/05/01