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Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics
Miguel A. F. Sanjuan (editor), Albert C.J. Luo (editor)
Miguel A. F. Sanjuan (editor)

Department of Physics, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, 28933 Mostoles, Madrid, Spain


Albert C.J. Luo (editor)

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Southern Illinois University Ed-wardsville, IL 62026-1805, USA

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Hidden Attractors: New Horizons in Exploring Dynamical Systems

Journal of Applied Nonlinear Dynamics 10(4) (2021) 671--673 | DOI:10.5890/JAND.2021.12.007

Maaita Jamal-Odysseas

Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 541 24, Greece Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Bakola & Sialvera 50132, Kozani, Greece

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Nonlinear systems can be studied by their equivalent linearized systems in the region of equilibrium points. This fact led the study of dynamical systems to be focused near these points. On the contrary Hidden attractors can be found in systems with no equilibrium points, with one stable equilibrium or in systems with lines of equilibrium points. This forces us to ``sail in uncharted waters'' and opens new perspectives in the study of dynamical systems.


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