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Bastrakov I. I., Gavrilova K. A., Grigoreva S. A., Osipov G. V. The suppression of the excitation of the active medium with a weak external action. Izvestiya VUZ. Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, 2014, vol. 22, iss. 2, pp. 62-76. DOI:


The suppression of the excitation of the active medium with a weak external action


This paper presents two new methods of suppressing an impulse in one-dimensional and two-dimensional excitable media using an external influence. In the proposed methods, we used short-impulseinfluence, leading to a change in velocity of the front , which in turn led to the destabilization of  the propagating impulse and transition medium unexcited state. The studies were conducted on the Zykov model that a certain set of parameters is a model of an excitable medium. The conditions were determined for the amplitude and duration of the external influences required for suppressing excitation.


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