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Spiral Point

A Fixed Point for which the Eigenvalues are Complex Conjugates.

See also Stable Spiral Point, Unstable Spiral Point


Tabor, M. ``Classification of Fixed Points.'' §1.4.b in Chaos and Integrability in Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction. New York: Wiley, pp. 22-25, 1989.

© 1996-9 Eric W. Weisstein