Liesegang patterns: Studies on the width law

M. Droz, J. Magnin, M. Zrinyi

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Abstract

The so-called width law for Liesegang patterns, which states that the positions xn and widths wn of bands verify the relation xn∼wnα for some α>0, is investigated both experimentally and theoretically. We provide experimental data exhibiting good evidence for values of α close to 1. The value α=1 is supported by theoretical arguments based on a generic model of reaction diffusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9618-9622
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Volume110
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 15 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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