Nonlinear Dynamics

, Volume 92, Issue 2, pp 741–749 | Cite as

Chimera states in a bipartite network of phase oscillators

  • Qionglin Dai
  • Qian Liu
  • Hongyan Cheng
  • Haihong Li
  • Junzhong Yang
Original Paper


The chimera state, exhibiting a hybrid state of coexisting coherent and incoherent behaviors, has become a fast growing field in the past decade. In this paper, we investigate bipartite networks of nonlocally coupled phase oscillators. We report different types of chimera states such as in-phase chimera states, anti-phase chimera states, and syn-desyn chimera states. Phase diagrams on different parameter planes are presented.


Chimera states Bipartite networks Nonlocal coupling Phase oscillators 



This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 11575036 and 11505016).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ScienceBeijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijingChina

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