The European Physical Journal Special Topics

, Volume 225, Issue 13–14, pp 2707–2715 | Cite as

Synchronization of unidirectionally delay-coupled chaotic oscillators with memory

  • Rider Jaimes-Reátegui
  • Victor P. Vera-Ávila
  • Ricardo Sevilla-Escoboza
  • Guillermo Huerta-Cuéllar
  • Carlos E. Castañeda-Hernández
  • Roger Chiu-Zarate
  • Alexander N. Pisarchik
Regular Article Synchronization, Control and Data Analysis
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Dynamic Instabilities: Novel Computational and Experimental Approaches


We study synchronization of two chaotic oscillators coupled with time delay in a master-slave configuration and with delayed positive feedback in the slave oscillator which acts as memory. The dynamics of the slave oscillator is analyzed with bifurcation diagrams of the peak value of the system variable with respect to the coupling and feedback strengths and two delay times. For small coupling, when the oscillators’ phases synchronize, memory can induce bistability and stabilize periodic orbits, whereas for stronger coupling it is not possible. The delayed feedback signal impairs synchronization, simultaneously enhancing coherence of the slave oscillator.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rider Jaimes-Reátegui
    • 1
  • Victor P. Vera-Ávila
    • 1
  • Ricardo Sevilla-Escoboza
    • 1
  • Guillermo Huerta-Cuéllar
    • 1
  • Carlos E. Castañeda-Hernández
    • 1
  • Roger Chiu-Zarate
    • 1
  • Alexander N. Pisarchik
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Centro Universitario de Los Lagos, Universidad de Guadalajara, Enrique Díaz de LeónJaliscoMéxico
  2. 2.Center for Biomedical Technology, Technical University of Madrid, Campus Montegancedo, Pozuelo de AlarcónMadridSpain
  3. 3.Centro de Investigaciones en ÓpticaGuanajuatoMéxico

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