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Gray Scott Reaction Diffusion Model Feature Summary

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Gray Scott Reaction Diffusion Model
Description:
The Gray-Scott Reaction Diffusion Model displays the spatial concentration of chemical species U and V under the influence of the reaction U+2V->3V and V->P.  The simulation models this reaction in an open system with a constant addition of U and removal of V due to a flow.  Combining this autocatalytic process with diffusion results in pattern formation that has a surprising variety of spatiotemporal patterns when starting in the initial state U=1 and V=0 except for a square grid at the center where U=1/2 and V=1/4.
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