A study of the memristor, the fourth circuit element

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dc.contributor.author Kerur, Ketaki
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-11T13:15:28Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-11T13:15:28Z
dc.date.issued 2010-08-11T13:15:28Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/4605
dc.description.abstract Every person with an electronics background will be familiar with the three fundamental circuit elements—the resistor, the capacitor, and the inductor.These three elements are defined by the relation between two of the four fundamental circuit variables—current, voltage, charge and flux.In 1971, Leon Chua reasoned on the grounds of symmetry that there should be a fourth fundamental circuit element which gives the relationship between flux and charge.He named this circuit element the memristor, which is short for―"memory resistor."In May 2008, researchers at HP Labs published a paper announcing a model for the physical realization of the memristor. This report focuses on the memristor and reviews its properties.The HP model for the memristor is also discussed, and its behavior is studied through simulations.A few of the potential applications of the memristor are presented. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Memristor en_US
dc.title A study of the memristor, the fourth circuit element en_US
dc.type Report en_US
dc.description.degree Master of Science en_US
dc.description.level Masters en_US
dc.description.department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.advisor Stephen A. Dyer en_US
dc.subject.umi Engineering, Electronics and Electrical (0544) en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.date.graduationmonth August en_US


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