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Título : Burridge-Knopoff models as elastic excitable media
Autor : Cartwright, Julyan H. E., Hernández-García, Emilio, Piro, Oreste
Palabras clave : [PACS] Seismology
[PACS] Transient deformation and flow; Time-dependent properties: start-up, Stress relaxation, creep, recovery, etc.
[PACS] Waveguides, transmission lines, striplines
Fecha de publicación : 21-Jul-1997
Editor: American Physical Society
Citación : Physical Review Letters 79(3): 527-530 (1997)
Resumen: We construct a model of an excitable medium with elastic rather than the usual diffusive coupling. We explore the dynamics of elastic excitable media, which we find to be dominated by low dimensional structures, including global oscillations, period-doubled pacemakers, and propagating fronts. We suggest that examples of elastic excitable media are to be found in such diverse physical systems as Burridge-Knopoff models of frictional sliding, electronic transmission lines, and active optical waveguides.
Descripción : 4 pages, 4 figures.-- PACS nrs.: 91.30.-f, 83.50.By, 84.40.Az, 87.22.As.-- ArXiv pre-print available at: http://arxiv.org/abs/chao-dyn/9708008
Versión del editor: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.527
URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10261/16490
ISSN: 0031-9007
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.527
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