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Cooperative Phenomena in Physical Networks

  • G. Forgacs
Conference paper
Part of the Centre de Physique des Houches book series (LHWINTER, volume 10)

Abstract

In the spirit of former winter workshops at the “Frontier Between Physics and Biology” organized at Les Houches, the first talk is an overview of the physics of the chosen topic and is intended to be an introduction into the methods used by physicists.

Keywords

Percolation Threshold Elastic Modulo Central Site Physical Network Bethe Lattice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Forgacs
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and BiologyClarkson UniversityPotsdamUSA

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