Gentle dragging of reaction waves

J. Wolff, A. G. Papathanasiou, H. H. Rotermund, G. Ertl, X. Li, I. G. Kevrekidis

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Abstract

The interaction of reactive pulses with a single, spatially coherent but temporally mobile heterogeneity was studied. Through computer-aided analysis, the nature of the detachment instability was examined, marking the loss of the ability of the heterogeneity to drag a pulse in 1D or 2D. Two possible paths to instability were detected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)018302/1-018302/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume90
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 10 2003

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Wolff, J., Papathanasiou, A. G., Rotermund, H. H., Ertl, G., Li, X., & Kevrekidis, I. G. (2003). Gentle dragging of reaction waves. Physical review letters, 90(1), 018302/1-018302/4.