Synchronization in complex oscillator networks and smart grids

@article{Drfler2013SynchronizationIC,
  title={Synchronization in complex oscillator networks and smart grids},
  author={Florian D{\"o}rfler and Michael Chertkov and Francesco Bullo},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={110},
  pages={2005 - 2010}
}
The emergence of synchronization in a network of coupled oscillators is a fascinating topic in various scientific disciplines. A widely adopted model of a coupled oscillator network is characterized by a population of heterogeneous phase oscillators, a graph describing the interaction among them, and diffusive and sinusoidal coupling. It is known that a strongly coupled and sufficiently homogeneous network synchronizes, but the exact threshold from incoherence to synchrony is unknown. Here, we… 

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