Pattern Formation and Dynamics in Nonequilibrium Systems

Preliminary Content Subject To Change!!!

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Lecture: (18.04.2023 until 18.07.2023)

  • Tuesday 14:00-16:00 in PH 1121


  • Tuesday 16:00-17:00 in PH 1121

Preliminary Content:

  • Linear stability analysis, including Turing instability and chemical systems.
  • Nonlinear States: Spatial periodicity, nonlinear oscillations, and waves.
  • Exemplary models of pattern formation.
  • Stationary patterns: Amplitude equations in 2 dimensional systems, defects and fronts, patterns far from threshold.
  • Dynamical phenomena: Oscillatory patterns and excitable media.
  • Numerical methods for the study of pattern-forming systems.


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