Global bifurcation destroying the experimental torus T-2

T. Pereira, Murilo Da Silva Baptista, M B Reyes, I. L. Caldas, J. C. Sartorelli, Jurgen Kurths

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Abstract

We show experimentally the scenario of a two-frequency torus T-2 breakdown, in which a global bifurcation occurs due to the collision of a torus with an unstable periodic orbit, creating a heteroclinic saddle connection, followed by an intermittent behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Article number 017201
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review. E, Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics
Volume73
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Jan 2006

Keywords

  • quasi-periodic orbits
  • dynamical systems
  • delayed feedback
  • attractors
  • CO2 laser
  • driven
  • chaos

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