Quasiperiodicity in Chemical Dynamics

  • J. C. Roux
  • A. Rossi
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 27)


Historically, the first description of the transition toward turbulent behavior turbulence predicts chaos to occur after the appearance of complicated dynamics with at least 2 or 3 frequencies (1) (or an infinity according to LANDAU). Although chaotic dynamics were unambiguously identified in chemical systems (2), quasiperiodicity — dynamics with at least two frequencies- was never observed. In this paper we present experimental identifications of such dynamics and of the bifurcations by which they are born and by which they die.


Hopf Bifurcation Chaotic Dynamic Chemical System Chemical Dynamics Complicated Dynamic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. C. Roux
    • 1
  • A. Rossi
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche Paul PascalUniversité de Bordeaux ITalence CédexFrance

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