Bifurcations in two coupled Rössler systems

J Rasmussen, Erik Mosekilde, C. Reick

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The paper presents a detailed bifurcation analysis of two symmetrically coupled Rössler systems. The symmetry in the coupling does not allow any one direction to become preferred, and the coupled system is therefore an example of a dissipative system that cannot be considered as effectively one-dimensional. The results are presented in terms of one- and two-parmeter bifurcation diagrams. A particularly interesting finding is the replacement of some of the period-doubling bifurcations by torus bifurcations. By virtue of this replacement, instead of a Feigenbaum transition to chaos a transition via torus destabilization is observed.
Original languageEnglish
JournalMathematics and Computers in Simulation
Issue number3-4
Pages (from-to)247-270
Publication statusPublished - 1996

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