A global attractor consisting of exponentially unstable equilibria

Randy A Freeman*

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There exist examples in the literature of attractors consisting solely of unstable equilibria, but in these examples, the unstable equilibria are not exponentially unstable (the differentials of the vector fields at the unstable equilibria have no eigenvalues in the open right-half complex plane). In this paper we provide an example of a system having a compact global attractor consisting solely of exponentially unstable equilibria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 American Control Conference, ACC 2013
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Sep 11 2013
Event2013 1st American Control Conference, ACC 2013 - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Jun 17 2013Jun 19 2013


Other2013 1st American Control Conference, ACC 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington, DC

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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