Chapter 11. Synchronization of Chaotic Systems

  1. Heinz G. Schuster
  1. U. Parlitz1 and
  2. L. Kocarev2

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607455.ch11

Handbook of Chaos Control

Handbook of Chaos Control

How to Cite

Parlitz, U. and Kocarev, L. (1999) Synchronization of Chaotic Systems, in Handbook of Chaos Control (ed H. G. Schuster), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607455.ch11

Editor Information

  1. University of Kiel, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Leibnizstr. 15, D-24098 Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Drittes Physikalisches Institut, Universität Göttingen, Bürgerstraße 42–44, D-37073 Göttingen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Electrical Engineering, St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, PO Box 574, Republic of Macedonia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294367

Online ISBN: 9783527607457



  • synchronization of chaotic systems;
  • identical systems;
  • synchronizing systems;
  • sporadic driving;
  • nonidentical systems;
  • phase synchronization


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Synchronization of identical systems

    • Constructing pairs of synchronizing systems

  • Transversal instabilities and noise

  • Sporadic driving

  • Spatially extended systems

  • Synchronization of nonidentical systems

    • Generalized synchronization I

    • Generalized synchronization II

    • Non-identical synchronization of identical systems

    • Phase synchronization

  • Applications and Conclusion