Stochastic Aspects of Nonequilibrium Transitions in Chemical Systems

  • G. Nicolis
  • F. Baras
  • M. Malek Mansour
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Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 27)


One of the principal preoccupations of the present meeting is the study of the transitions occurring in nonlinear chemical systems far from equilibrium. Experimental evidence provides us with an impressive number of examples, and brings out clearly the diversity of these phenomena, from bistability and sustained oscillations to chaotic dynamics and the formation of spatial patterns in an initially uniform system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nicolis
    • 1
  • F. Baras
    • 1
  • M. Malek Mansour
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences de l’Université Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

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