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Research Article

Can Drag Force Suppress Fermi Acceleration in a Bouncer Model?

1Departamento de Matemática, Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Avenida 24A, 1515, Bela Vista, 13506-900 Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Estatística, Matemática Aplicada e Computação, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Avenida 24A, 1515, Bela Vista, 13506-900 Rio Claro, SP, Brazil

Received 14 April 2009; Accepted 20 July 2009

Academic Editor: Alexander Loskutov

Copyright © 2009 Francys Andrews de Souza et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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