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Nonequilibrium dynamics in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation

Puri, Sanjay and Das, Subir K. and Cross, M. C. (2001) Nonequilibrium dynamics in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation. Physical Review E, 64 (5). Art. No. 056140. ISSN 1063-651X. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.64.056140.

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Results from a comprehensive analytical and numerical study of nonequilibrium dynamics in the two-dimensional complex Ginzburg-Landau equation have been presented. In particular, spiral defects have been used to characterize the domain growth law and the evolution morphology. An asymptotic analysis of the single-spiral correlation function shows a sequence of singularities—analogous to those seen for time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau models with O(n) symmetry, where n is even.

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Additional Information:©2001 The American Physical Society Received 18 June 2001; published 30 October 2001 S.P. is grateful to A.J. Bray and H. Chate for useful discussions. S.K.D. is grateful to the University Grants Commission, India, for financial support. M.C.C. thanks the School of Physical Sciences, JNU, for hospitality during the stay in which this work was begun.
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