Mass transport and mixing by modulated traveling waves.

  title={Mass transport and mixing by modulated traveling waves.},
  author={Weiss and Knobloch},
  journal={Physical review. A, General physics},
  volume={40 5},
  • Weiss, Knobloch
  • Published 1 September 1989
  • Physics
  • Physical review. A, General physics
Particle transport and mixing in modulated traveling waves in a binary-fluid mixture heated from below is studied numerically. The fluid divides into three regions separated by KolmogorovArnol'd-Moser curves: a core region where particles are carried along with the wave (trapped), an outer region where particles are left behind by the wave (untrapped), and a separatrix layer between the two where particles chaotically alternate between being trapped and untrapped. The probability distributions… 

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