Chaos in a Restricted Charged Four-Body Problem

  • J. Casasayas
  • A. Nunes
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 272)


A restricted charged four body problem is considered which reduces to a two degrees of freedom Hamiltonian system. It is shown that an appropiate restriction of a Poincaré map of the system is conjugate to the shift homeomorphism on a certain symbolic alphabet.


Kepler Problem Vertical Band Triple Collision Singular Orbit Total Collision 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Casasayas
    • 1
  • A. Nunes
    • 2
  1. 1.Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada i Anàlisi, Facultat de MatemàtiquesUniversitat de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Física, Faculdade de CienciasUniversidade de LisboaLisboaPortugal

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