A form of turbulence associated with defects

P. Coullet, L. Gil, J. Lega

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Abstract

We show by means of numerical simulations of complex Ginzburg-Landau equations that phase instability leads to the spontaneous nucleation of topological defects, which disorganize the system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-103
Number of pages13
JournalPhysica D: Nonlinear Phenomena
Volume37
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Applied Mathematics

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