Complex dynamics is the study of dynamical systems of functions over complex numbers.

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Is every basin of attraction completely invariant?

I can't seem to find a definitive answer in the literature. I believe the answer is yes, but my focus has been on the rational maps on the Riemann sphere. At the very least I'm confident that if the ...
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Intersection of the domains of the inverses of a one-parameter family

Context. Let $f_c:\mathbb{C}\rightarrow\mathbb{C}$ be a holomorphic function, depending holomorphically on the parameter $c\in\mathbb{C}$. Let $\alpha_0$ be a geometrically attracting fixed point of $...
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Newton's Method and Julia sets and the Douady rabbit. What's the relation?

I have question about Newton's method and the Douady rabbit. I know that : The Douady rabbit is a Julia set with a specific choice of the complex number $c$ in the polynomial $z^2+c$ The rabbit is ...
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Constructing the Koenigs function about a repelling fixed point

My question is rather simple and I hope someone has some sort of an answer. I am looking for a simple yes or no answer, and a reference if anyone has one. We have a holomorphic function $f$ defined ...
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Show that $-2, -1, 0, i$ lies in the Mandelbrot set but that $1$ lies outside of it

The Question Let $c$ be a complex number. The complex numbers $z_n(c)$ are defined recursively by $z_1(c)=c$, $z_{n++1}(c)=(z_n(c))^2+c$ for $n\geq1$ The Mandelbrot set is defined by $M=\{c\in\...
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Has this chaotic map been studied?

I have recently been playing around with the discrete map $$z_{n+1} = z_n - \frac{1}{z_n}$$ That is, repeatedly mapping each number to the difference between itself and its reciprocal. It shows some ...
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is the Buddhabrot well-defined?

Define the Mandelbrot set $M = \{ c \in \mathbb{C} : P_c^n(0) \not\to \infty \text{ as } n \to \infty \}$ where $P_c(z) = z^2 + c$. Define the complement of the Mandelbrot set $\overline{M} = \mathbb{...
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Where does the series of real Mandelbrot lobes end?

In the Mandelbrot Set, c=0 has a periodicity of 1 and is surrounded by a cartoid of non-periodic points that asymptotically approach periodicty 1. Extending left along the real axis are connected ...
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Julia sets of finite Blaschke products

Is there any book or paper where I can find a detailed discussion of the character of Julia set (Cantor set or the unit circle) depending on zeros and the constant unitary factor of a finite Blaschke ...
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Is it known whether the boundary of the Mandelbrot set is not continuous?

I might be missing something obvious here, but my understanding is that nobody currently knows whether the boundary of the Mandelbrot set is a Jordan curve because otherwise we would know that the ...
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An interesting way to visualize the Mandelbrot Set. Proofs? Simplifications? Extensions?

This is a multi-part Question. Please chime in with any interesting insights in addition to Answers. I have noticed some interesting properties of Mandelbrot series that lead to a different way to ...
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Showing iterates of a complex function on the upper half plane converges uniformly on compact sets

The following is an irksome problem that my complex analysis class is having trouble solving: Let $*$ be an operator that takes a function $F:\mathcal{H}\to\mathcal{H}$ to a function $F^*:\mathcal{H}\...
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Convergence results for Durand-Kerner method

I've been using the mpmath library's (in Python) implementation of the Durand-Kerner method to find the roots of some "not small" polynomials (this is the polyroots function). Typically my ...
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Asymptotic values of Meromorphic map

$f(z)=\frac{e^z}{z+1}$ I know that $0$ and $\infty$ are two asymptotic values of the above function. Question:Does there exist another asymptotic values other than $0$ and $\infty$ ?
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Blow up in holomorphic dynamics

Someone could explain the concept of blow up used in holomorphic dynamics? Specifically in the context of iteration of holomorphics functions. This concept could be taken to some of the deformation ...
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More specific question on finite Blaschke products

I would like to make my previous question more precise. (1) If $B$ is a finite Blaschke product such that its Julia set $J_B$ is a Cantor subset of $S^1$ then is it true that $B$ is expanding on $J_B$...
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About growth rate of the iterated exponential on the complex plane.

Let $n$ be a positive integer. Let $f(n,x) = exp(f(n-1,x))$ and $f(0,x)=x$. Let $Q(f(n,x)) =1$ if $Re(f(n,x))<2$. Let $S(n,x) = \Sigma_{1}^{n} Q(f(n,x))$. How to estimate $S(n,2+i)$ efficiently ?
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Is the half iterate of $2\sinh(x)$ - expanded from fixed point $0$ - analytic near the real line $\mathbb{R}$?

Is the half iterate of $2\sinh(x)$ - expanded from fixed point $0$ - analytic near the real line $\mathbb{R}$? I know this function has 2 other fixed points apart from $0$, so I'm not sure. Also ...
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Do there exist periodic fractals $A_f$ of this type?

Let $z$ be a complex number. Meromorphic here means meromorphic on all of the complex plane $C$. Lets define a fractal $A_f$ on the complex plane as the result of iterating a meromorphic function $f(z)...
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Is there a readable proof of the fact that the filled Julia set $K_c$ of a quadratic polynomial is a Cantor set if $f_c^n(0)$ goes to $\infty$?

I found some proofs online but I don't consider them acceptable. http://www.math.cornell.edu/~hubbard/OrsayEnglish.pdf there is a "proof" (page 22) that doesn't satisfy me. I don't see why the ...
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Are the iterates of this function bounded?

I have the function $f(z) = \sqrt z + C.$ For the value of $C = i$ (complex number), would the iterates be bounded or not? Iterating from $z = 0: f(0) = i, f(i) = \sqrt i + i$ and it goes on, ...
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Complex polynomials: preimage of a large enough disc contains the disc compactly?

I'm studying a proof (by Hubbard) of an elementary result in complex dynamics: if a complex polynomial $p$ of degree at least 2 has all of its critical points in its filled Julia set $K_p$, then $K_p$ ...
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Linear complex functions

$L_{\alpha}(z) = \alpha z$ where $z$ is a complex number and $\alpha$ is a constant and is also complex. How do I prove for $|\alpha|<1$ all orbits tend to a unique limit and how do I find this ...
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optimal escape requirements for a point in the mandelbrot set

When determining if a point c is in the mandelbrot set one can use the fact that if 2 < |z| for a given z in the sequence generated by: zn+1 = zn2 + c then the sequence will diverge. Is there ...
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Can a (non-identity) rational and transcendental function commute?

As part of an attempt to find a uniqueness theorem for solutions to the functional equation $\phi \circ f =g \circ\phi$ in the neighborhood of a shared fixed point $z=0$ for holomorphic pairs $f,g$ ...
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$\int_0^t f(x) - x dx = f^{[t]}(0) - t - 1$

Let $t,x$ be nonnegative reals. Let $* ^{[k]}$ denote k th iteration. Find real-analytic $f(x)$ such that $\int_0^t f(x) - x dx = f^{[t]}(0) - t - 1$ Holds. We require analytic iterations. ( $ f^{...