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Why are Memristor and Memistor Different Devices?

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This paper clarifies why the “memristor” is fundamentally different from a 3-terminal device with a similarly-sounding name called the “memristor”. It is shown that the memristor is a basic 2-terminal circuit element based on classic nonlinear circuit theory but the memistor is an ad hoc 3-terminal devise for one specific application. The memistor is difficult to predict its behavior when it is connected with other circuit elements.

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Adhikari, S.P., Kim, H. (2019). Why are Memristor and Memistor Different Devices?. In: Chua, L., Sirakoulis, G., Adamatzky, A. (eds) Handbook of Memristor Networks. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76375-0_8

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