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Synchronization of stochastic bistable systems by biperiodic systems.

Khovanov, Igor A. and McClintock, Peter V. E. (2007) Synchronization of stochastic bistable systems by biperiodic systems. Physical Review E, 76 (3). 031122. ISSN 1539-3755

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    We study the nonlinear response of a noisy bistable system to a biperiodic signal through experiments with an electronic circuit (Schmitt trigger). The signal we use is a biharmonic one, i.e., a superposition of low and high frequency harmonic components. It is shown that the mean switching frequency (MSF) of the system can be locked at both low and high frequencies. Moreover, the phenomenon of MSF locking at the lower frequency can be induced and enhanced by the higher frequency excitation. Thus high frequency bias can control synchronization at the low frequency.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review E
    Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    ID Code: 18638
    Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
    Deposited On: 30 Oct 2008 14:37
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 13 Feb 2016 01:06
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