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Makarov V. V., Koronovskii A. A., Kurkin S. A., Levin Y. I., Moskalenko O. I., Maksimenko V. A., Hramov A. E., Balanov A. G. Bifurcations and transitions to chaos in superlattice coupled to external resonator. Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, 2013, vol. 21, iss. 5, pp. 40-50. DOI: 10.18500/0869-6632-2013-21-5-40-50

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Bifurcations and transitions to chaos in superlattice coupled to external resonator

Makarov Vladimir Vladimirovich, Saratov State University
Koronovskii Aleksei Aleksandrovich, Saratov State University
Kurkin Semen Andreevich, Innopolis University
Levin Yurij Ivanovich, Saratov State University
Moskalenko Olga Igorevna, Saratov State University
Maksimenko Vladimir Aleksandrovich, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Hramov Aleksandr Evgenevich, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
Balanov Aleksandr Gennadevich, Loughborough University

In this letter we study nonlinear dynamics and transition to chaos in semiconductor superlattice coupled to external linear resonator. We have shown that such system demonstrates chaotic dynamics in wide range of supply voltage, whereas in autonomous superlattice only periodical dynamics exists. Revealed that transition to chaos in system goes through intermittency

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