By John P. J. Pinel
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6 proves that after the transient has decyed to zero in the circuit, CNN always settle at the stable equilibrium states x* and z* given by the following formulas: x* z* £IFl (x*, z*, u*, to), £2F2(X*, z*, «, to). 9 It is easily to prove that the output y(t) = ~ tan -1 ( ~ V z) is a constant after the transient has decayed to zero in the circuit. 10 In reference  Chua has been proved that after the transient has decayed to zero CNN settles at the stable equilibrium state if the following condition is satisfied A > 1.
2, b = 1, c = 1, u = 1. All solutions spiral clockwise into the origin with increasing t . Therefore we consider the origin as a stable focus. e. the third case, the phase portrait shows unstable origin. This is because all solutions spiral out clockwise without bounds. For E = 1, a = 0, b = 1, c = 1, u = 1 we have chaotic attractor. In this case we have supercritical Poincare-Andronov-Hopf bifurcation, which has an attracting curve encirling the origin. 78) where al > 1, a2 > 0, bu + i = const.
1. As the first example we shall consider CNN of size 4 x 4. The circuit element par ameters of the cell C( i, j) are chosen as follows. e. 69) 1 < i < 4, 1 ::; j < 4. 0 Observe that all output variab les assume binary values, eit her 1 or -1, as it was poin etd out. 71) IYkL! = 1,1 :S k,l:S 4. 73) can only assume five possible values ; namely, - 4, - 2, 0, 2 and 4. It follows that the corresponding values that can be assumed by the st at e variable Xij are - 6, - 4, ( - 2 or 2), 4, and 6. It follows from the above analysis t hat each inner cell circuit for our present example can have only six possible st able cell equilibrium states ; namely, -6, -4, -2 ,2 ,4 and 6.