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Analysis of Quantised Vortex Tangle (Hardcover) (Alexander John Taylor)

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In this thesis, the author develops numerical techniques for tracking and characterising the convoluted nodal lines in three-dimensional space, analysing their geometry on the small scale, as well as their global fractality and topological complexity---including knotting---on the large scale.  The work is highly visual, and illustrated with many beautiful diagrams revealing this unanticipated aspect of the physics of waves. Linear superpositions of waves create interference patterns, which means in some places they strengthen one another, while in others they completely cancel each other out. This latter phenomenon occurs on 'vortex lines' in three dimensions.  In general wave superpositions modelling e.g. chaotic cavity modes, these vortex lines form dense tangles that have never been visualised on the large scale before, and cannot be analysed mathematically by any known techniques.
Genre: Science, Mathematics
Series Title: Springer Theses
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Alexander John Taylor
Language: English
Street Date: December 16, 2016
TCIN: 51839677
UPC: 9783319485553
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-5485
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