Sources and holes in a one-dimensional traveling-wave convection experiment

L. Pastur, M.T. Westra, D. Snouck, W. Water, van de, M. Hecke, van, C. Storm, W. Saarloos, van

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Abstract

We study dynamical behavior of local structures, such as sources and holes, in traveling-wave patterns in a very long (2 m) heated wire convection experiment. The sources undergo a transition from stable coherent behavior to erratic behavior when the driving parameter epsilon is decreased. This transition, as well as the scaling of the average source width in the erratic regime are both qualitatively and quantitatively in accord with earlier theoretical predictions. We also present results for the holes sent out by the erratic sources
Original languageEnglish
Article number36305
Pages (from-to)36305-1/5
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume67
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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