Chaos in the inhomogeneously driven sine-Gordon equation

J. C. Eilbeck, P. S. Lomdahl, Alan C Newell

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Abstract

Some numerical studies are reported of solutions of the sine-Gordon equation with damping and a mixture of two types of driving force: a constant (dc) force and a spatially inhomogeneous force varying harmonically (ac) in time. For some ranges of parameters the excitation of kink-antikink pairs is chaotic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume87
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 21 1981

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Chaos in the inhomogeneously driven sine-Gordon equation. / Eilbeck, J. C.; Lomdahl, P. S.; Newell, Alan C.

In: Physics Letters A, Vol. 87, No. 1-2, 21.12.1981, p. 1-4.

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Eilbeck, J. C. ; Lomdahl, P. S. ; Newell, Alan C. / Chaos in the inhomogeneously driven sine-Gordon equation. In: Physics Letters A. 1981 ; Vol. 87, No. 1-2. pp. 1-4.
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