Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 67, Issue 3, pp 2101–2109 | Cite as

Nonlinear analysis of laser droplet generation by means of 0–1 test for chaos

Original Paper


We apply the recently improved version of the 0–1 test for chaos to real experimental time series of laser droplet generation process. In particular two marginal regimes of dripping are considered: spontaneous and forced dripping. The outcomes of the test reveal that both spontaneous and forced dripping time series can be characterized as chaotic, which coincides with the previous analysis based on nonlinear time series analysis.


Droplets Dripping regimes Experimental data 0–1 test for chaos 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Synergetics, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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