Extreme and rare events in hydrodynamical and optical systems

Giovanna Tissoni, Eric Simonnet

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Abstract :
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Rare and extreme events are ubiquitous in nature and society, spanning from magnetic storms or particularly violent earthquakes, to market crashes or oceanic rogue waves. Different viewpoints are therefore possible: coming from two different communities, we will try here to bring together our ways to look at these events. After a very brief review of some recent results in our respective scientific domains, that is, non-equilibrium/ statistical physics and nonlinear/dissipative optical systems, we draw some perspectives to develop a new approach using genetic algorithms to calculate extreme events in nonlinear dissipative optical systems.
Keywords : Multilevel splitting algorithms, Out of equilibrium physics, Atmospheric jets, Semiconductor lasers, Dynamical systems, Optical rogue waves, Lasers, Rare and extreme events
Published : 2018-01-11
Document Type : Conference papers


Giovanna Tissoni, Eric Simonnet, « Extreme and rare events in hydrodynamical and optical systems », Proceedings of the Complex Systems Academy, 2018-01-11. URL : https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02014173