The Effects of Structural Perturbations on the Synchronizability of Diffusive Networks

  title={The Effects of Structural Perturbations on the Synchronizability of Diffusive Networks},
  author={Camille Poignard and Jan Philipp Pade and Tiago Pereira},
  journal={Journal of Nonlinear Science},
We investigate the effects of structural perturbations on the networks ability to synchronize. We establish a classification of directed links according to their impact on synchronizability. We focus on adding directed links in weakly connected networks having a strongly connected component acting as driver. When the connectivity of the driver is not stronger than the connectivity of the slave component, we can always make the network strongly connected while hindering synchronization. On the… Expand
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