Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 89, Issue 1, pp 577–586 | Cite as

Hidden chaotic attractors in fractional-order systems

  • Marius-F. DancaEmail author
Original Paper


In this paper, we present a scheme for uncovering hidden chaotic attractors in nonlinear autonomous systems of fractional order. The stability of equilibria of fractional-order systems is analyzed. The underlying initial value problem is numerically integrated with the predictor-corrector Adams-Bashforth-Moulton algorithm for fractional-order differential equations. Three examples of fractional-order systems are considered: a generalized Lorenz system, the Rabinovich-Fabrikant system and a non-smooth Chua system.


Hidden attractor Self-excited attractor Fractional-order system Generalized Lorenz system Rabinovich-Fabrikant system Non-smooth Chua system 



MF Danca is supported by Tehnic B SRL.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAvram Iancu UniversityCluj-NapocaRomania
  2. 2.Romanian Institute for Science and TechnologyCluj-NapocaRomania

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