Chemical Waves

  • John J. Tyson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 10)


Waves of chemical activity in unstirred Belousov-Zhabotinskii reagent can be conveniently classified as
  1. 1.
    kinematic waves
    1. a.

      phase gradient waves

    2. b.

      frequency gradient waves

  2. 2.
    trigger waves
    1. a.

      pacemaker waves

    2. b.

      scroll waves

(see Winfree, 1974c).


Dust Bromide Cerium Bromate Disproportionation 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • John J. Tyson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsState University of New York at BuffaloAmherstUSA

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