April  1996, 2(2): 255-270. doi: 10.3934/dcds.1996.2.255

Pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems with $D_2$-symmetric kinetics

1. 

Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, United States

2. 

MCNC - North Carolina Supercomputing Center, 3021 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, United States

Received  August 1995 Revised  January 1996 Published  February 1996

We study the bifurcations of stationary solutions in a class of coupled reaction-diffusion systems on 1-dimensional space where the steady-state system is $D_2$-symmetric and reversible with respect to two involutions.
Because the stationary patterns of such reaction-diffusion systems are the symmetric cycles of its steady-state system, we investigate the bifurcations of manifolds of symmetric cycles near equilibria in general $D_2$-symmetric reversible systems. This is done through an analysis of the bifurcation regimes at strong resonances using 1-dimensional universal unfoldings of $D_2$-symmetric reversible normal forms. We prove there are two disjoint manifolds at "odd" resonance and four disjoint manifolds at "even" resonance. The number of these disjoint manifolds, in turn, determines the number of different types of stationary patterns.
Applications of our analysis to the study of pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems are illustrated with a predator-prey model arising from mathematical ecology. Numerical results are obtained as a verification of our analysis.
Citation: Joseph G. Yan, Dong-Ming Hwang. Pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems with $D_2$-symmetric kinetics. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 1996, 2 (2) : 255-270. doi: 10.3934/dcds.1996.2.255
[1]

Yuncheng You. Asymptotic dynamics of reversible cubic autocatalytic reaction-diffusion systems. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2011, 10 (5) : 1415-1445. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2011.10.1415

[2]

Yuncheng You. Random attractors and robustness for stochastic reversible reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2014, 34 (1) : 301-333. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2014.34.301

[3]

Ching-Shan Chou, Yong-Tao Zhang, Rui Zhao, Qing Nie. Numerical methods for stiff reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2007, 7 (3) : 515-525. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2007.7.515

[4]

Laurent Desvillettes, Klemens Fellner. Entropy methods for reaction-diffusion systems. Conference Publications, 2007, 2007 (Special) : 304-312. doi: 10.3934/proc.2007.2007.304

[5]

A. Dall'Acqua. Positive solutions for a class of reaction-diffusion systems. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2003, 2 (1) : 65-76. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2003.2.65

[6]

Dieter Bothe, Michel Pierre. The instantaneous limit for reaction-diffusion systems with a fast irreversible reaction. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - S, 2012, 5 (1) : 49-59. doi: 10.3934/dcdss.2012.5.49

[7]

Ivan Gentil, Bogusław Zegarlinski. Asymptotic behaviour of reversible chemical reaction-diffusion equations. Kinetic & Related Models, 2010, 3 (3) : 427-444. doi: 10.3934/krm.2010.3.427

[8]

Wei-Jian Bo, Guo Lin, Shigui Ruan. Traveling wave solutions for time periodic reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2018, 38 (9) : 4329-4351. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2018189

[9]

C. van der Mee, Stella Vernier Piro. Travelling waves for solid-gas reaction-diffusion systems. Conference Publications, 2003, 2003 (Special) : 872-879. doi: 10.3934/proc.2003.2003.872

[10]

Shin-Ichiro Ei, Toshio Ishimoto. Effect of boundary conditions on the dynamics of a pulse solution for reaction-diffusion systems. Networks & Heterogeneous Media, 2013, 8 (1) : 191-209. doi: 10.3934/nhm.2013.8.191

[11]

Masaharu Taniguchi. Instability of planar traveling waves in bistable reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2003, 3 (1) : 21-44. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2003.3.21

[12]

Wei Feng, Weihua Ruan, Xin Lu. On existence of wavefront solutions in mixed monotone reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2016, 21 (3) : 815-836. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2016.21.815

[13]

Rebecca McKay, Theodore Kolokolnikov, Paul Muir. Interface oscillations in reaction-diffusion systems above the Hopf bifurcation. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2012, 17 (7) : 2523-2543. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2012.17.2523

[14]

Boris Andreianov, Halima Labani. Preconditioning operators and $L^\infty$ attractor for a class of reaction-diffusion systems. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2012, 11 (6) : 2179-2199. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2012.11.2179

[15]

Wei Feng, Xin Lu. Global periodicity in a class of reaction-diffusion systems with time delays. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2003, 3 (1) : 69-78. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2003.3.69

[16]

Oleksiy V. Kapustyan, Pavlo O. Kasyanov, José Valero. Regular solutions and global attractors for reaction-diffusion systems without uniqueness. Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis, 2014, 13 (5) : 1891-1906. doi: 10.3934/cpaa.2014.13.1891

[17]

Mihaela Negreanu, J. Ignacio Tello. On a comparison method to reaction-diffusion systems and its applications to chemotaxis. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2013, 18 (10) : 2669-2688. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2013.18.2669

[18]

Monica Marras, Stella Vernier Piro. Blow-up phenomena in reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2012, 32 (11) : 4001-4014. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2012.32.4001

[19]

Ana Carpio, Gema Duro. Explosive behavior in spatially discrete reaction-diffusion systems. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - B, 2009, 12 (4) : 693-711. doi: 10.3934/dcdsb.2009.12.693

[20]

Jorge Ferreira, Hermenegildo Borges de Oliveira. Parabolic reaction-diffusion systems with nonlocal coupled diffusivity terms. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2017, 37 (5) : 2431-2453. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2017105

2018 Impact Factor: 1.143

Metrics

  • PDF downloads (10)
  • HTML views (0)
  • Cited by (0)

Other articles
by authors

[Back to Top]