Defects and Defect-Mediated Turbulence

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 183)


We give a description of defects of macroscopic structures by means of numerical simulations of Ginzbug-Landau equations, and describe a mechanism for spontaneous appearance of defects in a far from equilibrium system.


Rayleigh Number Wave Pattern Topological Defect Spiral Wave Phase Gradient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Lega
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique ThéoriqueUniversité de Nice — Pare ValroseNice cedexFrance

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