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Autosolitons: A New Approach to Problems of Self-Organization and Turbulence / Edition 1

Autosolitons: A New Approach to Problems of Self-Organization and Turbulence / Edition 1

by B.S. Kerner, V.V. Osipov


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ISBN-13: 9780792328162
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 05/31/1994
Series: Fundamental Theories of Physics , #61
Edition description: 1994
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part One: Physics of Autosolitons and Phenomena of Self-Organization in Active Systems. 1. 'Ball Lightning' in Semiconductors and Gases. 2. Regions of High or Low Electron Temperature in Heated Semiconductor and Gas Plasmas. 3. Traveling Pulses and Other Autowaves in Excitable Media. 4. Static, Traveling, and Pulsating Autosolitons. 5. Current Filaments in Systems with Single-Valued Voltage-Current Characteristic. 6. Static and Traveling Strata in Solids and Gases. 7. Hot Spots in Semiconductors and Semiconductor Structures. 8. Autosolitons in Other Active Media. 9. Classification of Active Distributed Media. 10. Classification of Autosolitons and Phenomena of Self-Organization. Part Two: Theory of Autosolitons. 11. Static Autosolitons in One-Dimensional Media (KN and KI-Systems). 12. Stability and Evolution of Static Autosolitons in One-Dimensional Media (KN and Ki-Systems). 13. Static Autosolitons in Two and Three-Dimensional Media (KN and KI-Systems). 14. Theory of Strata: Interacting One-Dimensional Autosolitons (KN and KI-Systems). 15. Spike Static Autosolitons and Strata (KLambda and KV-Systems). 16. Pulsating Autosolitons (KOmega-Systems). 17. Traveling Autosolitons and Autowaves (KOmega and Omega-Systems). 18. Autosolitons in Bistable (Trigger) Systems. Part Three: Scenarios of Self-Organization and Turbulence in Active Distributed Media. 19. Structures near Stratification Point of Homogeneous State of the System. 20. Effects Definitive for Rearrangment of Autosolitons and Strata (K-Systems). 21. Scenarios of Self-Organization in Ideally Homogeneous One-Dimensional Systems. 22. Scenarios of Self-Organization in Real One-Dimensional Systems. 23. Self-organization in Two and Three-Dimensional Systems. 24. Turbulence in Active Systems. Conclusion. Appendix 1: Asymptotic Theory of Static Autosolitons and Strata. Appendix 2: Analytical Investigation of Autosolitons and Strata in an Axiomatic Model of Active Medium with Diffusion. References.

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