Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 76, Issue 3, pp 1761–1767 | Cite as

Robust synchronization of two different uncertain fractional-order chaotic systems via adaptive sliding mode control

  • Longge Zhang
  • Yan Yan
Original Paper


This paper proposes a novel robust fractional-order sliding mode approach for the synchronization of two fractional-order chaotic systems in the presence of system parameter uncertain and external disturbance. An adaptive sliding mode controller is constructed resorted to the designed fractional integral type sliding surface. Based on the Lyapunov stability theorem, the stability of the closed error system is proved. Finally, a numerical simulation is performed to illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed method.


Chaos Synchronization Fractional calculus Sliding mode control 



This study was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants 60974051, 61273144, Natural Science Foundation of Beijing under Grant 4122071, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities under Grant 12MS143, the Construction Project from Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, and the Beijing Foundation of supporting for the central University in Beijing.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no competing interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and PhysicsNorth China Electric Power UniversityBaodingPeople’s Republic of China

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