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Chaos in the Semiclassical N-Atom Jaynes-Cummings Model

  • P. W. Milonni
  • J. R. Ackerhalt
  • H. W. Galbraith
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Abstract

Chaotic behavior in deterministic dynamical systems is characterized by aperiodicity and “very sensitive dependence on initial conditions.” Slightly different initial conditions can lead to drastically different long-term behavior. Recently it has become clear that chaos is a characteristic mode of behavior even in low-dimensional systems, and certain routes to chaos (e.g., period doubling) have been identified.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. Milonni
    • 1
  • J. R. Ackerhalt
    • 2
  • H. W. Galbraith
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA
  2. 2.Theoretical Division (T-12)Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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