Criticality or Supersymmetry Breaking?

  title={Criticality or Supersymmetry Breaking?},
  author={Igor V. Ovchinnikov and Wenyuan Li and Yuquan Sun and Andrew E. Hudson and Karlheinz Meier and Robert N. Schwartz and Kang L. Wang},
In many stochastic dynamical systems, ordinary chaotic behavior is preceded by a full-dimensional phase that exhibits 1/f-type power spectra and/or scale-free statistics of (anti)instantons such as neuroavalanches, earthquakes, etc. In contrast with the phenomenological concept of self-organized criticality, the recently found approximation-free supersymmetric theory of stochastics (STS) identifies this phase as the noise-induced chaos (N-phase), i.e., the phase where the topological… 

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