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Two centuries of memristors

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Memristors are dynamic electronic devices whose nanoscale realization has led to considerable research interest. However, their experimental history goes back two centuries.

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Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the financial support of Wilf Corrigan, the CHIST-ERA ERA-Net, EPSRC EP/J00801X/1, the Lindemann Trust, USA AFOSR grant FA9550-10-0290 and the Royal Academy of Engineering. We would also like to thank E. B. Haigh for her assistance in tracking historical evidence to support this work.

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    • Themistoklis Prodromakis
    •  & Christofer Toumazou
  2. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720-1770, USA

    • Leon Chua

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