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Enlargement of a low-dimensional stochastic web

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Publication date23/04/2009
Host publicationNoise and Fluctuations : 20th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF-2009)
EditorsM. Macucci, G. Basso
Place of publicationMelville, N. Y.
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Number of pages4
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics


We consider an archetypal example of a low-dimensional stochastic web, arising in a 1D oscillator driven by a plane wave of a frequency equal or close to a multiple of the oscillator’s natural frequency. We show that the web can be greatly enlarged by the introduction of a slow, very weak, modulation of the wave angle. Generalizations are discussed. An application to electron transport in a nanometre-scale semiconductor superlattice in electric and magnetic fields is suggested.