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Recurrence for quenched random Lorentz tubes

Cristadoro, G., Lenci, M. and Seri, M. (2010) Recurrence for quenched random Lorentz tubes. Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 20 (2). 023115. ISSN 1089-7682

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Abstract/Summary

We consider the billiard dynamics in a striplike set that is tessellated by countably many translated copies of the same polygon. A random configuration of semidispersing scatterers is placed in each copy. The ensemble of dynamical systems thus defined, one for each global choice of scatterers, is called quenched random Lorentz tube. We prove that under general conditions, almost every system in the ensemble is recurrent.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code:47046
Publisher:American Institute of Physics

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