Spiral wave drift in an electric field and scroll wave instabilities.

@article{Henry2004SpiralWD,
  title={Spiral wave drift in an electric field and scroll wave instabilities.},
  author={Herv{\'e} Henry},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2004},
  volume={70 2 Pt 2},
  pages={
          026204
        }
}
Here, I present the numerical computation of speed and direction of the drift of a spiral wave in an excitable medium in the presence of an electric field. The drift speed presents a strong variation close to the parameter value where the drift-speed component along the field direction from parallel becomes antiparallel. Using a simple phenomenological model and results from a numerical linear stability analysis of scroll waves, I show that this behavior can be attributed to a resonance of the… CONTINUE READING