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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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Abstract

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: 26 Jul 2012 15:19
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/18638

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