University of Leeds
Workshop on the Dynamics of Continuum Systems

Monday, 19th March, 2001

Abstracts are hyperlinked to the speakers below.

Lectures will take place in the Roger Stevens Building, adjacent to Mathematics. All lectures will be for 30 minutes, except that of Tom Mullin, which is taking the place of the Applied Mathematics Seminar.

NOTE the variation in Lecture Theatres.

Lecture Theatre LT13

12.00: Paul Matthews (Nottingham)
Not the Ginzburg-Landau equation: Pattern formation with a conservation law
12.30: Steve Tobias (Leeds)
Convective and absolute instability and the breakup of spiral waves

LUNCH: 1:00-2:15

Lecture Theatre LT11

2.15: Arun Holden (Leeds)
Defibrillation as the elimination of spiral waves

Lecture Theatre LT16

3.00-4.00 Tom Mullin (Manchester)
Imperfect dynamics
4.00: TEA (Level 9, School of Mathematics)
4.30: Dwight Barkley (Warwick)
The dynamics of twisted scrolls
5.00: John Merkin (Leeds)
Flow-generated structures in chemical systems

Contact Steve Tobias (email: ) or Alastair Rucklidge (email: ) for further details.

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