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Coupled multi-component systems: A simple membrane model.
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PMID:  23345758     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We present initial results regarding the existence, stability and interactionof linear and nonlinear vibrational modes in a system of two coupled, onedimensional lattices with unequal numbers of masses. The effects on thesenonlinear modes of coupling a near continuum system to a discrete systemusing a nonlinear coupling are examined. This numerical model is a firststep towards investigating the dynamical behavior of a flexible sheetcoupled nonlinearly to a semi-rigid support, a system which couldconceivably represent a biological cell membrane with a supporting proteinnetwork. General implications for the dynamical behavior of continuumsystems coupled nonlinearly to discrete systems are introduced.
K Forinash
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biological physics     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0092-0606     ISO Abbreviation:  J Biol Phys     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-24     Completed Date:  2013-01-25     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417731     Medline TA:  J Biol Phys     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-75     Citation Subset:  -    
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