• Andreas W. Liehr
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 70)


Dissipative solitons in reaction-diffusion systems are self-organized localized structures with particle-like properties: They are generated or annihilated as entities, propagate with a well-defined stabilized velocity and are able to form bound states with qualitative different properties compared to their constituents.


Field Equation Dissipative System Dissipative Soliton Localize Entity Solitary Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas W. Liehr
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  1. 1.Freiburg Materials Research CenterUniversity of FreiburgFreiburgGermany

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