Self-Organization in Electrochemical Systems I

General Principles of Self-organization. Temporal Instabilities

  • Marek Orlik

Part of the Monographs in Electrochemistry book series (MOEC)

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About this book

Introduction

This is the first of two volumes offering the very first comprehensive treatise of self-organization  and non-linear dynamics in electrochemical systems. The second volume covers spatiotemporal patterns and the control of chaos.

The  content of both volumes is  organized  so  that each description  of a particular electrochemical  system  is  preceded  by  an  introduction  to basic concepts of nonlinear dynamics, in order to help the reader unfamiliar with  this  discipline to understand at least fundamental concepts and  the methods of stability analysis. The presentation of the systems is not  limited  to  laboratory  models but stretches out to real-life objects  and  processes,  including  systems  of biological importance,  such as neurons  in  living  matter. Marek Orlik  presents  a  comprehensive and consistent survey of the field.

Keywords

Bénard-Marangoni instabilities Bénard-Rayleigh instabilities NDR systems coupled oscillators electrochemical chaos forced oscillators membrane oscillators spatial patterns in dynamical systems spatiotemporal patterns in dynamical systems spatiotemporal patterns in electrochem. systems

Authors and affiliations

  • Marek Orlik
    • 1
  1. 1.Fac. ChemistryUniversity of WarsawWarszawaPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27673-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-27672-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-27673-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-1836
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-1844
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