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Title: Transition from Simple Rotating Chemical Spirals to Meandering and Traveling Spirals

Abstract

Experiments on the Belousov-Zhabotinksy reaction unfold the bifurcation from simple (temporally periodic) rotating spirals to meandering (quasiperiodic) spirals in the neighborhood of a codimension-2 point. There are two types of meandering spirals, inward-petal (epicycloid) spirals and outward-petal (hypocycloid) spirals. These two types of meandering regimes are separated in the phase diagram by a line of traveling spirals that terminates at the codimension-2 point. The observations are in good accord with theory. {copyright} {ital 1996 The American Physical Society.}

Authors:
; ; ;  [1]
  1. Center for Nonlinear Dynamics and Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
383290
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 77; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; CHEMICAL REACTION KINETICS; BIFURCATION; SPIRAL CONFIGURATION; ROTATION; TRAJECTORIES; PHASE DIAGRAMS; MOTION; TRAVELLING WAVES

Citation Formats

Li, G., Ouyang, Q., Petrov, V., and Swinney, H.L. Transition from Simple Rotating Chemical Spirals to Meandering and Traveling Spirals. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.77.2105.
Li, G., Ouyang, Q., Petrov, V., & Swinney, H.L. Transition from Simple Rotating Chemical Spirals to Meandering and Traveling Spirals. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.77.2105.
Li, G., Ouyang, Q., Petrov, V., and Swinney, H.L. Sun . "Transition from Simple Rotating Chemical Spirals to Meandering and Traveling Spirals". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.77.2105.
@article{osti_383290,
title = {Transition from Simple Rotating Chemical Spirals to Meandering and Traveling Spirals},
author = {Li, G. and Ouyang, Q. and Petrov, V. and Swinney, H.L.},
abstractNote = {Experiments on the Belousov-Zhabotinksy reaction unfold the bifurcation from simple (temporally periodic) rotating spirals to meandering (quasiperiodic) spirals in the neighborhood of a codimension-2 point. There are two types of meandering spirals, inward-petal (epicycloid) spirals and outward-petal (hypocycloid) spirals. These two types of meandering regimes are separated in the phase diagram by a line of traveling spirals that terminates at the codimension-2 point. The observations are in good accord with theory. {copyright} {ital 1996 The American Physical Society.}},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.77.2105},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 10,
volume = 77,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 1996},
month = {Sun Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 1996}
}