How an anomalous cusp bifurcates in a weak-noise system

Robert S. Maier, D. L. Stein

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The unfolding of an anomalous cusp in a typical two-dimensional noise-activated system was analyzed. It was shown how the unfolding may bifurcate into conventional cusps. The scaling law for the bifurcation yielded a corresponding law for the divergence of the Kramers prefactor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1358-1361
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 14 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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