LOCALIZED PHASE JUMPS IN WAVE-TRAINS

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PHYSICAL REVIEW A, AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC, Volume 45, Number 8, ONE PHYSICS ELLIPSE, COLLEGE PK, MD 20740-3844 USA, p.5596-5604 (1992)

Keywords:

CONVECTIVE ROLLS; DEFECT-MEDIATED TURBULENCE; GINZBURG-LANDAU EQUATION; PATTERNS

Abstract:

We show experimental evidence of traveling hole defects, which are reminiscent of analytical solutions to complex Ginzburg-Landau equations. Also, these objects seem to play an important role in the development of phase instability of oscillatory patterns.