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No-nuisance noise

‘Silence is golden’ is a maxim of limited applicability where stochastic resonance holds sway. The effect uses noise to boost signal output in certain systems — and has just been seen in oscillators on a very small scale.

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Figure 1: Hang in there.

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Bulsara, A. No-nuisance noise. Nature 437, 962–963 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/437962a

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