periodic attractor


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pe·ri·od·ic attractor

 (pîr′ē-ŏd′ĭk)
n. Mathematics
In the phase space of a dynamical system, an attractor consisting of two or more points between which periodic motion occurs. Also called limit-cycle.
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in] decreases, the attractor "annulus" loses its stability and the phase trajectory is attracted to the periodic attractor consisting of two points (see Figure 3.
This kind of circle is known as a periodic attractor.
All attractors are of the tip kind so each of them has not only periodic attractors, but also chaotic attractors as well.

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