, Volume 70, Issue 6, pp 1063–1076 | Cite as

Synchronization and information transmission in spatio-temporal networks of deformable units

  • F. M. Moukam Kakmeni
  • M. S. BaptistaEmail author


We study the relationship between synchronization and the rate with which information is exchanged between nodes in a spatio-temporal network that describes the dynamics of classical particles under a substrate Remoissenet-Peyrard potential. We also show how phase and complete synchronization can be detected in this network. The difficulty in detecting phase synchronization in such a network appears due to the highly non-coherent character of the particle dynamics which unables a proper definition of the phase dynamics. The difficulty in detecting complete synchronization appears due to the spatio character of the potential which results in an asymptotic state highly dependent on the initial state.


Synchronization information deformability sine-Gordon equation entropy chaos 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut f└ Physik Komplexer SystemeDresdenDeutschland
  2. 2.Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of BueaBueaCameroon

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