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Fluctuation-induced transitions between periodic attractors : observation of supernarrow spectral peaks near a kinetic phase transition.

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Journal publication date2/07/1990
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Journal number1
Volume65
Number of pages4
Pages48-51
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Fluctuation-induced transitions between coexisting periodic attractors have been investigated with an analog electronic circuit model. Calculations and measurements of the spectral densities of fluctuations have revealed superimposed twin-peaked partial spectra and a supernarrow spectral peak whose intensity depends critically on the distance from the phase transitions where the populations of the attractors equalize