Quasiperiodicity and suppression of multistability in nonlinear dynamical systems

Ying-Cheng Lai, Celso Grebogi

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Abstract

It has been known that noise can suppress multistability by dynamically connecting coexisting attractors in the system which are otherwise in separate basins of attraction. The purpose of this mini-review is to argue that quasiperiodic driving can play a similar role in suppressing multistability. A concrete physical example is provided where quasiperiodic driving was demonstrated to eliminate multistability completely to generate robust chaos in a semiconductor superlattice system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1703-1719
Number of pages17
JournalThe European Physical Journal. Special Topics
Volume226
Issue number9
Early online date24 May 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2017

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