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Relativistic chaos in time-driven linear and nonlinear oscillators

  • Hai-Woong Lee
Part II: Seminars
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 457)

Abstract

The relativistic dynamics of time-driven oscillators is studied by analyzing the resonance structure in the relativistic phase space. For the case of the harmonic oscillator and “hard” oscillators, a new series of resonances that are absent in the nonrelativistic description may appear when relativistic effects are taken into account. The overlap between these resonances can be considered as a signal for the onset of chaotic relativistic motion.

Keywords

Harmonic Oscillator Nonlinear Oscillator Chaotic Motion Oscillatory Motion Nonrelativistic Limit 
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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hai-Woong Lee
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKorea Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyTaejonS. Korea

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