Relaxation times in a bistable system with parametric, white noise : theory and experiment.

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 1050-2947

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Abstract

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.

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Journal Article
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Physical review a
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32375
Deposited On:
23 Mar 2010 14:53
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Yes
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