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Solar Physics

, Volume 110, Issue 2, pp 391–395 | Cite as

Chaotic behaviour of solar radio flux

  • L. Romanelli
  • M. A. Figliola
  • F. A. Hirsch
  • S. M. Radicella
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Abstract

The presence of a chaotic attractor is investigated in time series of 10.7 cm solar flux. The correlation dimension and the Kolomogorov entropy have been calculated for the time period 1964–1984. The values found for the Kolmogorov entropy show that chaos is indeed present. The correlation dimension found for high solar activity is 3.3 and for low solar activity is 4.5, indicating that a low-dimensionsion chaotic attractor is present in the time series analysed.

Keywords

Entropy Time Series Solar Activity Correlation Dimension Chaotic Behaviour 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Romanelli
    • 1
  • M. A. Figliola
    • 1
  • F. A. Hirsch
    • 1
  • S. M. Radicella
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Argentino de Estudios de Radiocommunicaciones y Compatibilidad Electromagnética (CAERCEM)Buenos AiresArgentina

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