Orbital dynamics of three-dimensional bars — III. Boxy/peanut edge-on profiles

  title={Orbital dynamics of three-dimensional bars — III. Boxy/peanut edge-on profiles},
  author={P. A. Patis and Ch. Skokos and E. Athanassoula},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present families, and sets of families, of periodic orbits that provide building blocks for boxy and peanut (hereafter b/p) edge-on profiles. We find cases where the b/p profile is confined to the central parts of the model and cases where a major fraction of the bar participates in this morphology. A b/p feature can be built either by 3D families associated with 3D bifurcations of the x1 family, or, in some models, even by families related with the z-axis orbits and existing over large… 

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