# Smallest chimera states.

@article{Maistrenko2017SmallestCS, title={Smallest chimera states.}, author={Yuri L. Maistrenko and Serhiy Brezetsky and Patrycja Jaros and Roman Levchenko and Tomasz Kapitaniak}, journal={Physical review. E}, year={2017}, volume={95 1-1}, pages={ 010203 } }

We demonstrate that chimera behavior can be observed in small networks consisting of three identical oscillators, with mutual all-to-all coupling. Three different types of chimeras, characterized by the coexistence of two coherent oscillators and one incoherent oscillator (i.e., rotating with another frequency) have been identified, where the oscillators show periodic (two types) and chaotic (one type) behaviors. Typical bifurcations at the transitions from full synchronization to chimera…

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