Hamiltonian chains with dissipation

Fractal Geometry and Dynamics

05 October 14:00 - 14:50

Jean-Pierre Eckmann - University of Geneva

This talk is about systems where, for example, rotators are coupled in a sequence of n, with the rotator at one end being driven strongly. At the other end, some friction acts. Such sytems show extremely slow dissipation. One can view this as an explicit form of "breathers" or, as the sliding of a system in metastable states along a cylinder of periodic solutions. This is work with Noe Cuneo and Gene Wayne.
Kenneth Falconer
University of St Andrews
Maarit Järvenpää
University of Oulu
Antti Kupiainen
University of Helsinki
Francois Ledrappier
University of Notre Dame
Pertti Mattila
University of Helsinki


Maarit Järvenpää


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