Signal detection via residence times statistics: Noise-mediated minimization of the measurement error
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Signal detection via residence times statistics: Noise-mediated minimization of the measurement error. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 68 (3 Part 2). -. ISSN 1063-651XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.68.036133
We study the problem of detecting a small dc signal by quantifying its effect on the mean difference DeltaT in residence times in the stable steady states of a bistable dynamical measurement device, in the presence of a noise floor and a known time-sinusoidal bias signal. Errors in the measurement process occur due to a finite observation time that is present in most practical scenarios. The error is found to have a nonmonotonic dependence on the noise intensity; at a critical noise intensity, the error is minimized. This phenomenon, reminiscent of the well-known stochastic resonance effect, can also be obtained by adjusting the device tuning parameters for a given noise floor. The effect appears to be most pronounced for subthreshold bias signals in the strongly nonlinear response regime.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW E|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Official Date:||September 2003|
|Number:||3 Part 2|
|Number of Pages:||4|
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