Environment-induced dynamical chaos

Bag, Bidhan Chandra ; Ray, Deb Shankar (2000) Environment-induced dynamical chaos Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics, 62 (3). pp. 4409-4412. ISSN 1539-3755

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Official URL: http://pre.aps.org/abstract/PRE/v62/i3/p4409_1

Related URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.62.4409


We examine the interplay of nonlinearity of a dynamical system and thermal fluctuation of its environment in the "physical limit" of small damping and slow diffusion in a semiclassical context and show that the trajectories of c-number variables exhibit dynamical chaos due to the thermal fluctuations of the bath.

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