Observation-based control of rare intense events in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation

Lin Du, Qingfei Chen, Ying-Cheng Lai, Wei Xu

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Abstract

We demonstrate that rare intense events in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation can be suppressed by using only observation-based control. Our control strategy eliminates the requirements of a precise system model and prediction. Analytic insights for guiding the control and numerical verification are obtained. The issue of time delay is also addressed. We expect our results to provide insight into the challenging problem of harnessing spatially extended complex systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number015201
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume78
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 11 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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