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Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII : Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems - Orazio Descalzi

Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII

Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems

By: Orazio Descalzi (Editor), Javier Martinez (Editor), Enrique Tirapegui (Editor)

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The contents of this book correspond to Sessions VII and VIII of the International Workshop on Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures which took place in Vifia del Mar, Chile, in December 1997 and December 1999, respectively. We were not able to publish this book before and we apologize for this fact to the authors and participants of the meeting. We have made an effort to actualize the courses and articles which have been reviewed by the authors. Both Workshops were organized by Facultad de Ciencias Fisicas y Matematicas, Universidad de Chile, Instituto de Fisica of Universidad Cat61ica de Valparaiso and Centro de Fisica No Lineal y Sistemas Complejos de Santiago. We are glad to acknowledge here the support of the Facultad de Ingenieria of Universidad de los Andes of Santiago which also be from now on one of the organizing Institutions of future Workshops. Enrique Tirapegui PREFACE This book is divided in two parts. In Part I we have collected the courses given in Sessions VII and VIII of the Workshop and in Part II we include a selection of the invited Conferences and Seminars presented at both meetings.

Foreword
Prefacep. 1
Diffusion-limited reactions of particles with fluctuating activityp. 5
Classical dynamics of excitations of Bose condensates in anisotropic trapsp. 23
Bifurcations in attractive Bose-Einstein condensates and superfluid heliump. 43
Phase boundary dynamics in a one-dimensional non-equilibrium lattice gasp. 69
Conventional Bose-Einstein condensationp. 109
On the topographic rectification of ocean fluctuationsp. 133
Dynamics of conical singularities : S type d-conesp. 151
Nonlinear dynamic analysis of scalp EEG epileptic signalsp. 149
A theorem on wave packetsp. 159
The Kolmogorov-Lax-Phillips systems as branch systems of the Reichembach modelp. 169
Computing the quantum Boltzmann equation from a Kossakowski-Lindblad generatorp. 183
A combined density functional and semiclassical approach to describe atomic/ionic radiip. 197
Boundary-forced spatial chaosp. 205
Chaotic toy model of mobile beds in natural channelsp. 213
Chaotic motion and the classical-quantum borderp. 219
Thermodynamic behavior of a stainp. 237
Approach to equilibrium for quantum systems with continuous spectrump. 255
Linear Marangoni problem in a diluted polymerp. 267
On some localized solutions of coupled Ginzburg-Landau equationsp. 273
Stable-unstable transitions in viscous fingeringp. 281
Force distribution in two dimensional sandpilep. 297
Time-periodic forcing of Turing patterns in the Brusselator modelp. 305
Realizations of the random representations of the Navier-Stokes equations by ordinary differential equationsp. 313
Characterization of the dynamical evolution of electroencephalogram time seriesp. 333
Exact results in trapping reactions for mobile particles and a single trapp. 339
Vortex-dipole surface wave interactions in deep waterp. 345
Non linear dynamics, pattern formation and materials sciencep. 355
New results for diffusion-limited reactions within a stochastic modelp. 371
Subject indexp. 385
Author indexp. 387
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ISBN: 9781402018251
ISBN-10: 1402018258
Series: Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems : Book 8
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 31st March 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 1.62