Memristor Based Chaotic System

This Demonstration illustrates a memristor based chaotic system that can also be built on a breadboard. For instructions on building this circuit, see the Details section. The memristor was postulated as the fourth circuit element by Leon O. Chua [1] (the other three circuit elements being the resistor, capacitor, and inductor). In 2008, HP labs [2] synthesized a physical memristor for potential applications in nano-memories, thereby cementing its place as the fourth fundamental circuit element.
  • Contributed by: Bharathwaj Muthuswamy (University of California, Berkeley; Milwaukee School of Engineering)


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For information on how to build this circuit on a breadboard, see B. Muthuswamy, "Implementing Memristor Based Chaotic Circuits" (PDF).
[1] L. O. Chua, "Memristor—The Missing Circuit Element," IEEE Transactions on Circuit Theory, CAT-18(5), 1971 pp. 507-519.
[2] D. B. Strukov, G. S. Snider, D. R. Stewart, and R. S. Williams, "The Missing Memristor Found," Nature, 453, 2008 pp. 80–83.



 Bharathwaj Muthuswamy (University of California, Berkeley; Milwaukee School of Engineering)
"Memristor Based Chaotic System"
 Wolfram Demonstrations Project
 Published: November 25, 2009
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