Resonant rectification of fluctuations in a Brownian ratchet.

Luchinsky, D. G. and Greenall, M. J. and McClintock, Peter V. E. (2000) Resonant rectification of fluctuations in a Brownian ratchet. Physics Letters A, 273 (5-6). pp. 316-321. ISSN 0375-9601

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Resonant activation, rectification of fluctuations, and current reversal, are investigated numerically in an asymmetric periodic potential. The results are compared to recent predictions based on the theory of the logarithmic susceptibility. Possible applications are discussed.

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Physics Letters A
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This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Physics Letters A. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Physics Letters A, VOL. 273, ISSUE 5-6, (2000) DOI: 10.1016/S0375-9601(00)00517-X
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