Higher-dimensional cylindrical billiards


Abstract : Higher-dimensional symplectic maps derived from cylindrincal billiard systems display hitherto poorly understood dynamical properties. Of particular interest are nonlinearly stable families of periodic orbits belonging to a new type of whispering gallery modes.
Promoteur/Supervisor : Prof. Gilbert Thomas
Email : thomas.gilbert@ulb.ac.be
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Centre de recherche/Research center : Physique systèmes complexes/mécaniqu
Faculté/Faculty : Faculty of Sciences/Faculté des Sciences
Ecole doctorale/Graduate Colleges : Science/Sciences
Ecole doctorale thématique/Graduate School (French Only): Phénomènes non-linéaires, systèmes complexes et mécanique statistique



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