bistability


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bistability

The presence of two coexistent attractors in a dynamic system—e.g., two stable fixed points or a stable fixed point and a stable limit cycle.
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Highly turbulent flows characteristically have a more even energy distribution throughout the POD modes, while bistability is more commonly seen where there is a large difference between the energy of the first and subsequent modes.
Electrical bistability was also demonstrated in a polymer memory device with an active layer consisting of P3HT and gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) capped with 1-dodecanethiol sandwiched between aluminum bottom and top electrodes [41].
2009) Bistability of magnetization without spin-transition in a highspin cobalt(II) complex due to angular momentum quenching.
2006), "Temporal Dynamics of Auditory and Visual Bistability Reveal Common Principles of Perceptual Organization," Current Biology 16: 1351-1357.
The resulting comprehensive model was used to simulate interactions among the pathways and these simulations provided critical insights on the systems level response of these pathways including complex dynamics, such as bistability, signal integration, and non-linear response, all of which arise as a result of the intricate interplay between the different modules analyzed.
Bistability in sine-Gordon: the ideal switch, Physical Review E.
Taking values around the Hopf bifurcation the coupling parameter generates a rich initial-condition-dependent behaviour: excitability, bistability, and birhythmicity.
However, direct calculations for long magnetic slabs show that bistability is restricted to a moderate disorder as illustrated in Figure 3: the structural randomness, defined as the ratio of random energy density to coupling energy density, must have values falling within a narrow range that depends on the aspect ratio, defined as the ratio of the sample length to its width.
Third-order NLO effects include frequency tripling (THG), intensity dependent index of refraction, and optical bistability.
Kobayashi, "Electro-Optical Bistability and Multistability in GaAs/AIAs Superlattices with Different Miniband Widths," Japan J.
Problems with bistability and cascadability of the device have held back development of photonic ICs.
The company has developed the next generation of LCD, creating high-contrast bistability that requires no battery power to retain its image.