transition to chaos

transition to chaos

[tran′zish·ən tə ′kā‚äs]
(physics)
The process by which a system evolves from periodic toward chaotic behavior as one or more parameters governing the behavior of the system are varied.
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Reichl LE, The Transition to Chaos, Springer Verlag, 1992.
Now researchers have turned up theoretical and experimental evidence suggesting that this phase transition from an ordered to a disordered state may be an example of a transition to chaos.

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