Coagulation in chaotic flows

F. J. Muzzio*, J. M. Ottino

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We study coagulation in the flow field of a time-periodic deterministic chaotic flow and focus on the simplest case: point particles convected without diffusion and allowed to coagulate with probability 1 when the distance is less than d. An analysis of the underlying physics is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2516-2524
Number of pages9
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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