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Student's Manual  In this experiment we explore the rich notion of nonlinear dynamics and its manifestation in the form of 'chaos'. A simple RLdiode circuit is employed to study this important concept of both mathematical and physical significance. 

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Sample Results (All oscilloscope results taken at Signal Attenuation ratio of 10:1)  Resistor Time Series Diode Time Series  
Further Readings and References  "Transition to Chaos in a Simple Nonlinear Circuit Driven by a Sinosoidal Voltage Source", A. Azzouz, R. Duhr and M. Hasler. IEEE Trans. Circuits Syst., CAS30 (12), 1983. “Tools for Detecting Chaos" A.B. Ozer, E. Akin. SA Fen Bilimleri Enstits Dergisi 9. Cilt, 1. Say 2005. 