Dissipative homoclinic loops and rank one chaos
William Ott

This is the first of two lectures on my recent work with Qiudong
Wang.  In the first lecture, I will review homoclinic phenomena and the
theory of rank one maps developed by Wang and Young.  In the second lecture,
I will demonstrate how one can connect these two theories and produce
strange attractors for periodic perturbations of flows with homoclinic