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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 170, Issue 1–2, pp 385–387 | Cite as

Stochasticity in galactic models

  • F. Atrio-Barandela
Structure and Evolution of Galaxies
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Abstract

We study the effect of a spiral-like perturbation in the orbits of an axisymmetric galactic potential using surfaces of section. We find that the perturbation induces stochasticity and diffusion of orbits in phase space.

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Phase Space Galactic Model Galactic Potential 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Atrio-Barandela
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  1. 1.NORDITACopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.IACLa Laguna, TenerifeSpain

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