Noise-Induced Synchronization and Stochastic Resonance in a Bistable System

  • Agnessa Kovaleva
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 122)


We determine stochastic resonance and locking conditions for noise-induced interwell jumps in a bistable system. We demonstrate that the phenomena of stochastic resonance and synchronization are not contradictory and can be interpreted as the limit cases of hopping dynamics modulated by a weak signal. The boundary between the domains of synchronization and stochastic resonance is found as a function of the system parameters.

Key words

Stochastic systems synchronization stochastic resonance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Agnessa Kovaleva
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  1. 1.Space Research InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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