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Abstract

Multistability is a common phenomenon in nonlinear dynamical systems. It can also arise in nanoscale systems. This review paper presents three such systems exhibiting multistability: an electrically driven nanowire, a semiconductor superlattice, and a coupled system of ferromagnet and topological insulator. Potential applications are discussed.

Keywords

Chaotic Attractor Topological Insulator Boltzmann Transport Equation Random Initial Condition Anomalous Hall Effect 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

This Review is based on Refs. [9, 11, 15, 81]. I thank my former and current students Dr. Q.-F. Chen, Dr. L Huang, Dr. X. Ni, Dr. L. Ying, Mr. G.-L. Wang, and Mr. H.-Y. Xu who contributed to different aspects of the topics discussed here. The efforts were supported by ONR under Grant No. N00014-15-1-2405 and by AFOSR under Grant No. FA9550-15-1-0151.

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  1. 1.School of Electrical Computer and Energy EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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