Algebraic escape in higher dimensional Hamiltonian systems

Mingzhou Ding, Tassos Bountis, Edward Ott

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Abstract

The escape of particles from a region partially filled with KAM tori is investigated for higher dimensional Hamiltonian systems using four-dimensional and six-dimensional symplectic maps. Numerical experiments show that the decay with time of the number of surviving particles is well fit by an algebraic law, N(t)∼t, over several decades.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-400
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume151
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 24 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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