Scaling of the recurrence time in the cubic Fermi-Pasta-Ulam lattice

C. Y. Lin*, C. G. Goedde, S. Lichter

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We re-examine the first recurrence time of the cubic FPU lattice as a function of the amplitude of the initial condition and the number of masses in the lattice. The parameter dependence of the recurrence time shows some novel features that are not explained by previous theoretical work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)367-374
Number of pages8
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2 1997

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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