Critical Point for Bifurcation Cascades and Featureless Turbulence.

  title={Critical Point for Bifurcation Cascades and Featureless Turbulence.},
  author={Jacopo Canton and Enrico Rinaldi and Ramis {\"O}rl{\"u} and Philipp Schlatter},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={124 1},
In this Letter we show that a bifurcation cascade and fully sustained turbulence can share the phase space of a fluid flow system, resulting in the presence of competing stable attractors. We analyze the toroidal pipe flow, which undergoes subcritical transition to turbulence at low pipe curvatures (pipe-to-torus diameter ratio) and supercritical transition at high curvatures, as was previously documented. We unveil an additional step in the bifurcation cascade and provide evidence that, in a… 

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