TITLE

Control of reactant flow at the boundary: Its effect on the onset of nonequilibrium macroscopic structures in chemical reactions

AUTHOR(S)
Izús, G. G.; Ramírez, O.; Deza, R. R.; Wio, H. S.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;12/15/1996, Vol. 105 Issue 23, p10424
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In a one-dimensional, two-component excitable chemical model system (the ‘‘Brusselator’’) we investigate the effects of controlling the flow of reactants at the boundary, on the stability of the thermodynamical branch. The reflectivity of the boundary adjusts the external flux and acts as a control parameter, capable of enhancing or weakening the self-organizing processes leading to the appearance of temporal or spatial patterns. © 1996 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
7629820

 

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