Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A

, Volume 91, Issue 13, pp 2525–2529 | Cite as

Intermittent Chaos in the Bray–Liebhafsky Oscillator. Dependence of Dynamic States on the Iodate Concentration

  • I. N. Bubanja
  • A. Ivanović-Šašić
  • Ž. Čupić
  • S. Anić
  • Lj. Kolar-Anić
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Chaotic dynamic states with intermittent oscillations were generated in a Bray–Liebhafsky (BL) oscillatory reaction in an isothermal open reactor i.e., in the continuously-fed well-stirred tank reactor (CSTR) when the inflow concentration of potassium iodate was the control parameter. They are found between periodic oscillations obtained when [KIO3]0 < 3.00 × 10–2 M and stable steady states when [KIO3]0 > 4.10 × 10–2 M. It was shown that the most chaotic states obtained experimentally somewhere in the middle of this region are in high correlation with results obtained by means of largest Lyapunov exponents and phenomenological analysis based on the quantitative characteristics of intermittent oscillations.


intermittent chaos Lyapunov exponents Bray–Liebhafsky oscillatory reaction non-linear dynamics continuously-fed well-stirred tank reactor (CSTR) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. N. Bubanja
    • 1
  • A. Ivanović-Šašić
    • 2
  • Ž. Čupić
    • 2
  • S. Anić
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lj. Kolar-Anić
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Belgrade, Faculty of Physical ChemistryBelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.University of Belgrade, Institute of Chemistry, Technology and MetallurgyBelgradeSerbia

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