Self-Organization in Electrochemical Systems II: Spatiotemporal Patterns and Control of Chaos

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Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 7, 2012 - Science - 448 pages
This is the second of two volumes offering the very first comprehensive treatise of self-organization and non-linear dynamics in electrochemical systems. The first volume covers general principles of self-organization as well as temporal instabilities.
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.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Theoretical Background of Spatial and Spatiotemporal Patterns in Dynamical Systems
1
Chapter 2 Experimental and Model Spatiotemporal and Spatial Patterns in Electrochemical Systems
65
Chapter 3 Cooperative Dynamics of Coupled and Forced Oscillators
152
Chapter 4 Spatial and Spatiotemporal Patterns in Anodized Semiconductors
221
Chapter 5 Convection as a Source of SelfOrganization in Electrochemical Systems
265
Chapter 6 Liquid Membrane and Other Membrane Oscillators
375
Chapter 7 Control of Electrochemical Chaos and Unstable SteadyStates
410
About the Author
441
About the Editor
442
Index
443
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Marek Orlik, University of Warsaw, Poland

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