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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar
Chaos for the home electronics lab
Time: 12:05 pm
Place: 4274 Chamberlin Hall (Refreshments will be served)
Speaker: Wesley Thio, Ohio State University
Abstract: Electronic devices that behave chaotically are often considered to be a nuisance, whether it’s a buzzing air conditioner, a flickering lightbulb or a phone that just keeps disconnecting from the internet. However by using some basic electronics tools, I intend to demonstrate the opposite, that circuits behaving according to the principles of chaos theory can be beautiful and have potentially useful functions. I will also show how accessible these circuits are to the home tinkerer in their basement and give many visual examples that will even appeal to non-engineers.
Host: Clint Sprott
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