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Self-Collapse of the Target Pattern due to Macroscopic Fluctuation in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction

  • K. Suzuki
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 52)

Abstract

The stationary pattern of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky (B–Z) reaction has long been studied as a typical example of dissipative structures appearing in nonlinear systems far from equilibrium [1,2]. Recently, the chaotic behavior of the spiral pattern in the B-Z reaction has been extensively studied from the viewpoint of an order-disorder transition [3]. In the present article, we report several results of our observation of the dynamics of a sufficiently developed target pattern of the B–Z reaction.

Keywords

Chaotic Behavior Malonic Acid Dissipative Structure Random Pattern Target Pattern 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Suzuki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsScience University of TokyoShinjuku, TokyoJapan

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