Self-Organization Autowaves and Structures Far from Equilibrium [E-Book] : Proceedings of an International Sympusium Pushchino, USSR, July 18–23, 1983 / edited by V. I. Krinsky.
Krinsky, V. I., (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1984
XII, 266 p. online resource.
Springer Series in Synergetics ; 28
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Table of Contents:
  • I Introduction
  • Synergetics - Some Basic Concepts and Recent Results
  • Autowaves: Results, Problems, Outlooks
  • II Self-Organization in Physical Systems: Autowaves and Structures Far from Equilibrium
  • The Microscopic Theory of Irreversible Processes
  • Coherent Structures in Plasmas.
  • Structures in the Universe.
  • Interfacial Instability in Fluid Layers Under Thermal Constraints
  • Laser-Induced Autowave Processes
  • Completely Integrable Models in the Domain Walls and Interphases Theories
  • The Autowave Phenomena on the Surface of Crystallizing Solution
  • Autowave Processes in Semiconductors with the Temperature-Electric Instability
  • Thermal Wave Propagation in a Superconducting System as an Autowave Process
  • Theory of Development of Large-Scale Structures in Hydrodynamical Turbulence
  • The Role of Fluctuations for Self-Organization in Physical Systems (an Exemplary Case of Transition from a Laminar to Turbulent Flow)
  • Stochastization of Nonstationary Structures in a Distributed Oscillator with Delay.
  • Experimental Study of Rossby Solitons and Dissipative Structures in Geostrophical Streams.
  • III Mathematical Backgrounds of Autowaves
  • A Theory of Spiral Waves in Active Media
  • One-Dimensional Autowaves, Methods of Qualitative Description
  • Twisted Scroll Waves in Three-Dimensional Active Media
  • On the Complex Stationary Nearly Solitary Waves
  • Elements of the “Optics” of Autowaves
  • Numerical Simulation and Nonlinear Processes in Dissipative Media
  • The Onset and the Development of Chaotic Structures in Dissipative Media
  • IV Autowaves and Auto-Oscillations in Chemically Active Media
  • Mathematical Models of Chemically Active Media
  • On the Mechanism of Target Pattern Formation in the Distributed Belousov-Zhabotinsky System.
  • Iodide-Induced Oscillation in Uncatalyzed Bromate Oscillators
  • Topological Similarities in Dissipative Structures of Marangoni-Instabi1ity and Belousov-Zhabotinsky-Reaction.
  • A Generalized Mechanism for Bromate-Driven Oscillators
  • Electrical Field Effects on Propagating Pulse and Front Waves
  • Self-Organization Phenomena and Autowave Processes in Heterogeneous Chemical and Physical Systems.
  • Threshold Effects and Autowave Processes in Low-Temperature Solid-State Chemical Reactions.
  • Spatial Structures and Pattern Selection in Chemical Systems
  • Simulation of Self-Organized States in Combustion Processes
  • V Autowaves in Biological Systems
  • Leão’s Spreading Depression, an Example of Diffusion-Mediated Propagation of Excitation in the Central Nervous System.
  • The Autowave Nature of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias During Acute Myocardial Ischemia
  • Properties of Rotating Waves in Three Dimensions. Scroll Rings in Myocard
  • Waves and Structures in Space: Ecology and Epidemiology
  • Synergetics and Biological Morphogenesis
  • Collective Phenomena in the Multicellular Development of Dictyostelium Discoideur.
  • Study of “Target Patterns” in a Phage-Bacterium System
  • Plasmodium of the Myxomycete Physarum Polycephalum as an Autowave Self-Organizing System.
  • VI Evolution and Self-Organization
  • Violation of Symmetry and Self-Organization in Prebiological Evolution
  • Physical Models of Evolution Processes
  • Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the Regulatory Hierarchy in Glycolysis
  • Evolution and Value of Information
  • Index of Contributors.