A dynamical systems approach to spiral wave dynamics

Dwight Barkley, Ioannis G. Kevrekidis

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A simple system of five nonlinear ordinary differential equations is shown to reproduce many dynamical features of spiral waves in two-dimensional excitable media.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-460
Number of pages8
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Applied Mathematics

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