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Quasi-monochromatic noise : new features of fluctuations in noise-driven nonlinear systems.

Dykman, M. I. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Stein, N. D. and Stocks, N. G. (1991) Quasi-monochromatic noise : new features of fluctuations in noise-driven nonlinear systems. Physical Review Letters, 67 (8). pp. 933-936. ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

The effects of Gaussian quasi-monochromatic (narrow-band) noise have been investigated with an analogue electronic circuit model. The escape probability and the reciprocal mean time to reach the top of a potential barrier were found to differ exponentially strongly. An extremely steep statistical distribution was observed and is discussed. For systems fluctuating in a symmetric single-well potential the distribution was found to be independent of the shape of the potential.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review Letters
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 32215
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 18 Mar 2010 14:45
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 17:07
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/32215

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