Chemical Regulation of Excitability in the Belousov-Zhabotinskii Reaction

  • Zs. Nagy-Ungvarai
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 244)


In an excitable medium, there exists a spatially homogeneous resting state which is stable to small perturbations. If a small region of space of such a system is perturbed beyond threshold, self-propagating waves travel through the medium without damping and after their propagation the medium returns to its original resting state [1].


Wave Front Excitable Medium Chemical Regulation Autocatalytic Reaction Spatial Phenomenon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zs. Nagy-Ungvarai
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für ErnährungsphysiologieDortmund 1Germany

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