Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VI [E-Book] / edited by Enrique Tirapegui, Javier Martínez, Rolando Tiemann.
Martínez, Javier, (editor)
Tiemann, Rolando, (editor) / Tirapegui, Enrique, (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer, 2000
XI, 409 p. online resource.
Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems ; 5
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Table of Contents:
  • I. Review Lectures
  • A primer in classical turbulence theory
  • Stochastic effects in physical systems
  • II. Pattern Selection, Defects and Granular Matter
  • Spatio-temporal intermittency in the spatial unfolding of Andronov’s Bifurcations
  • Thermodynamics and dynamics of supersolids
  • Large Amplitude Patterns in Bistable Reaction-Diffusion Systems
  • Bénard Cell: A Centennial Puzzle
  • A parametric oscillator in a highly viscous fluid
  • Spiral waves and target waves in single cells
  • Pattern Selection and Stability in Polymeric Fluid Convection
  • Wavelength Selection of Spiral Waves in Liquid Crystals
  • Surface Waves Scattering by a Vertical Vortex: A progress report
  • Spreading of molecularly thin wetting films on solid interfaces
  • Developable Cones and Crumpled Pap er: An experimental point of view
  • Quantum Topological Defects and the Schwinger mechanism
  • Imperfect Coagulation reaction A + A ? A: An analitical approach
  • Mixing and Segregation in Granular Matter
  • Pressure and Surface Dilation measurements in vibrated granular layers
  • III. Stochastic Behavior and Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum Coherence and Decoherence by Spontaneous Emission in a Quantum Optical Realization of a Driven Pendulum
  • Covariant Non-Linear Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics and the Ergodic Theory of Stochastic and Quantum Flows
  • Stochastic Inflation: A Semiclassical Approach
  • Stochastic Inflation: A Semiclassical Approach
  • Multifractal Behavior of a Fibonacci Crystal built over p coupled chains
  • Stationary probability for systems presenting weak noise transitions.