Synergetics: Far from Equilibrium

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  • ISBN-13: 9783642672644
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/19/2011
  • Series: Springer Series in Synergetics , #3
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1979
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 178
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Origine et perspectives des structures dissipatives.- Dissipative Structures in Chemical Systems — Theory and Experiment.- Bifurcation Diagram of Model Chemical Reactions.- Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions and Instability Hierarchy of the Laser, an Example from Synergetics.- Mechanisms of Chemical Oscillators.- Chemical Oscillations During the Oxidative Bromination of Some Aromatic Compounds with Bromate.- Quantitative Study of a Chemical Oscillation.- Etude cinétique de la réaction de Bray.- Nonequilibrium Transitions Induced by External Noise.- Experimental Evidence of Noise Induced Transitions in an Open Chemical System.- On Measures of Stability and Relative Stability in Systems with Multiple Stationary States.- Shastic Simulation of Chemical Systems Out of Equilibrium.- On Membrane Potentials and Their Measurements.- Measurement and Interpretation of Membrane Potentials Under Conditions Simulating the Ionic Environment of Biological Membranes.- Temporal and Special Patterns in Biochemical Systems.- Secondary Effects in Soret-Driven Instability.- Velocity Field in the Rayleigh-Benard Instability: Transitions to Turbulence.- Scaling Theory of Instability, Nonlinear Fluctuation and Formation of Macroscopic Structure.- Chaos and Strange Attractors in Chemical Kinetics.- The Multifaceted Family of the Nonlinear: Waves and Fields, Center Dynamics, Catastrophes, Rock Bands and Precipitation Patterns.- Evolution chimique loin de l’équilibre: concepts, modeles et réel.- Do Instabilities Exist in Solid-Gas Reactions?.- Thermal Properties of Oscillating Reactions: Two Examples.- Sur l’origine d’instabilite's chimiques et hydrodynamiques observées à l’interface huile-eau.- Application en cinétique électrochimique des concepts d’états stationnaires multiples et de structures dissipatives: électrocristallisation et passivation des métaux.- Conclusions and Perspectives.
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