ISSN 0869-6632 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1905 (Online)


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Hyperbolic strange attractors of physically realizable systems

A review of studies aimed on revealing or constructing physical systems with hyperbolic strange attractors, like Plykin attractor and Smale–Williams solenoid, is presented. Examples of iterated maps, differential equations, and simple electronic devices with chaotic dynamics associated with such attractors are presented and discussed. A general principle is considered and illustrated basing on manipulation of phases in alternately excited oscillators and time-delay systems.