Carpio Rodríguez, Ana María and Bonilla , L.L.
(2001)
*Wave Front Depinning Transition in Discrete One-Dimensional Reaction-Diffusion Systems.*
Physical Review Letters, 86
(26).
ISSN 0031-9007

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Official URL: http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.6034

## Abstract

Pinning and depinning of wave fronts are ubiquitous features of spatially discrete systems describing a host of phenomena in physics, biology, etc. A large class of discrete systems is described by overdamped chains of nonlinear oscillators with nearest-neighbor coupling and controlled by constant external forces. A theory of the depinning transition for these systems, including scaling laws and asymptotics of wave fronts, is presented and confirmed by numerical calculations.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | Charge-density waves; Propagation; Superlattices; Existence; Dynamics; Equation; Failure; Models; Cells |

Subjects: | Sciences > Physics > Mathematical physics |

ID Code: | 15061 |

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