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Ergodicity of typical billiards

  1. Nov 21, 2008 #1
    I'm trying to find the papers where a rather dramatic result on billiard systems was proved: for 'typical' perturbations away from an integrable billiard, the system becomes ergodic.

    Even a paper mentioning such a result would be good start - all I have to go on at the moment are names given to me by the person who I heard the result from: Gutkin, Troubetzkoy and Markarian.

    I've tried searching through their papers; but being a physicist, I get lost in the mathematical jargon.

    No idea if this is a likely place to get help, but thanks if anyone can assist.
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2008
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  3. Nov 21, 2008 #2
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