Gentle dragging of reaction waves

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

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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)
Article number018302
Pages (from-to)018302/1-018302/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 10 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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