Intermittent chaotic chimeras for coupled rotators.

  title={Intermittent chaotic chimeras for coupled rotators.},
  author={Simona Olmi and Erik Andreas Martens and Shashi Thutupalli and Alessandro Torcini},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={92 3},
Two symmetrically coupled populations of N oscillators with inertia m display chaotic solutions with broken symmetry similar to experimental observations with mechanical pendulums. In particular, we report evidence of intermittent chaotic chimeras, where one population is synchronized and the other jumps erratically between laminar and turbulent phases. These states have finite lifetimes diverging as a power law with N and m. Lyapunov analyses reveal chaotic properties in quantitative agreement… 

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