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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Training Course: Pattern Formation

Experimental illustrations of pattern-forming phenomena: Examples from Rayleigh-Benard and electro convection

1st August 2005

Author: G.Ahlers (California)

Abstract

Using experimental examples from Rayleigh-Benard convection and from electro convection in a nematic liquid crystal, this talk will illustrate various concepts involved in the formation of patterns in spatially extended systems.