Diffusion and cross-diffusion in pattern formation

Wei Ming Ni

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We discuss the stability and instability properties of steady state solutions to single equations, shadow systems, as well as 232 systems. Our basic observation is that the more complicated the pattern are, the more unstable they tend to be.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-214
Number of pages18
JournalAtti della Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Classe di Scienze Fisiche, Matematiche e Naturali, Rendiconti Lincei Matematica e Applicazioni
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004


  • Cross-diffusion
  • Diffusion
  • Shadow systems
  • Stability
  • Steady states


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