Sancho, J. M. and Mannella, R. and McClintock, Peter V. E. and Moss, F. (1985) Relaxation times in a bistable system with parametric, white noise : theory and experiment. Physical Review A, 32 (6). pp. 3639-3646. ISSN 1050-2947Full text not available from this repository.
We consider the effects of external, multiplicative white noise on the relaxation time of a general representation of a bistable system from the points of view provided by two, quite different, theoretical approaches: the classical Stratonovich decoupling of correlations and the new method due to Jung and Risken. Experimental results, obtained from a bistable electronic circuit, are compared to the theoretical predictions. We show that the phenomenon of critical slowing down appears as a function of the noise parameters, thereby providing a correct characterization of a noise-induced transition.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review A|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Professor P. V. E. McClintock|
|Deposited On:||23 Mar 2010 14:53|
|Last Modified:||26 Jul 2012 17:09|
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