In 2009, the concept of the memristors was extended to memcapacitors and meminductors by Professor Leon Chua. Memcapacitors are defined by a charge–voltage relation. A memcapacitor can be created from a memristor with a mutator. Memcapacitors are generalizations of usual capacitators and are fundamental circuit elements. They are nonlinear capacitators with immediate responses. When physical models of memcapacitors are created, they exhibit features such as unpinched hysteresis loops and chaotic behavior. Memcapacitors are used in nanoscale devices, which can store data without a power source.
There are various methods to create models for memcapacitors, including models based on state space description. There is also a memcapacitor-based oscillator circuit that has been developed. There are different models being designed and experimented on in order to make it available commercially. Research surrounding memcapacitors includes simulation program with integrated circuit emphasis simulator.
Behavioral Modeling of Memcapacitor
D Biolek, Z Biolek, V Biolková, Behavioral Modeling, O F Memcapacitor, Dalibor Biolek, Zdeněk Biolek, Viera Biolková
Exploration and characterization of the memcapacitor and memristor properties of Ni-DNA nanowire devices
Han, B., Yu, H., Wang, W., Yun-Liang Soo, Mascharak, P. K., Tour, J. M., Jang Jian, P.-C., Tsai, M.-S., Zhou, Y., Tsu, R., Xue, Y. Q., Cao, J., Kaschak, D. M., Zhu, Z., Tang, Z. Y., Blom, P. W. M., Joachim, C., He, M., Li, M.-Y., Strukov, D. B., Willis, W. S., Ample, F., McAlpine, M. C., Cheng, T. M., Li-Ying Wu
Memcapacitor model and its application in a chaotic oscillator
Wang Guang-Yi, Cai Bo-Zhen , Jin Pei-Pei , Hu Ti-Ling
On the Mathematical Modeling of Memristor, Memcapacitor, and Meminductor | Ahmed G. Radwan | Springer
Mohammed E. Fouda, Ahmed G. Radwan
Solid-state memcapacitive system with negative and diverging capacitance
J. Martinez-Rincon, M. Di Ventra, Yu. V. Pershin