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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Seminar Archives

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Maths HEP Lunchtime Seminars: Solitons in the Heart

Presented by Paul Sutcliffe (Kent),

31 May 2002 00:00 in CM221

"Cardiac tissue is an example of an excitable medium which possess spiral wave vortices. I shall discuss vortex solutions of the FitzHugh-Nagumo model of electrical activity in cardiac tissue and then present some results on more exotic three-dimensional solutions involving knotted vortex strings.
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Contact daniele.dorigoni@durham.ac.uk or jyotirmoy.bhattacharya@durham.ac.uk for more information