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Correlation times in the cubic bistable system.

McClintock, Peter V. E. and Mannella, R. and Sancho, J. M. and Moss, F. (1986) Correlation times in the cubic bistable system. In: Noise in Physical Systems and 1/f Noise - 1985. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 141-144.

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Abstract

We have carried out an experimental and theoretical study of the effect of external multiplicative white noise on the relaxation time of a general representation of a bistable system. The experiments were based on a bistable electronic analogue circuit; the calculations employed a new technique recently introduced by Jung and Risken. Satisfactory agreement is obtained between the results of these two very different approaches. We demonstrate that, by acting as an indicator of critical slowing down, the relaxation time can be used to provide a correct characterisation of a noise-induced transition.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Additional Information: Proceedings of the International Conference on Noise in Physical Systems and 1/f Noise, Rome, 1985.
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 32362
Deposited By: Professor P. V. E. McClintock
Deposited On: 23 Mar 2010 13:21
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 21:47
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/32362

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