SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 61 , Issue 6 : 060426(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-017-9374-6

Morris-Lecar model of third-order barnacle muscle fiber is made ofvolatile memristors

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  • ReceivedSep 29, 2017
  • AcceptedFeb 27, 2018
  • PublishedMay 11, 2018


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This work was supported in part by US Air Force (Grant No. FA9550-13-1-0136) and National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) (Grant No. NRF- 2016R1A2B4015514).


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) (a) Arthropod barnacles (image taken from Wikipedia); (b) two-terminal electrical equivalent circuit of the original Morris-Lecar (ML) model taken from [3]; (c) memristive third-order Morris-Lecar (ML) circuit model; (d) DRM of calcium ion-channel memristor at $v_{\rm~Ca}$ = $-25,~-15,~0,~15,~25$ mV, respectively; (e) DRM of potassium ion-channel memristor at $v_{\rm~K}$ = $-25,~-15,~-8,~0,~15,~25$ mV, respectively.