External Noise and Pattern Selection in Convectively Unstable Systems

  • Robert J. Deissler
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 183)


In this note I briefly review work on external noise and pattern selection in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation under conditions when the system is convectively unstable; and on slugs and confined states in this equation (with a destabilizing cubic term and a stabilizing quintic term) under conditions when the system is subcritical.


Phase Equation Convective Instability External Noise Pattern Selection Landau Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Deissler
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  1. 1.Center for Nonlinear Studies, MS-B258Los Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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