Mu Xu is the lead author on the paper “Covariant Lyapunov vectors of chaotic Rayleigh-Benard convection” which has been published in *Physical Review E*. The paper can be found here.

Shown above is the spatial power spectrum of the covariant Lyapunov vectors for chaotic Rayleigh-Benard convection where q is the wavenumber and j is the index of the covariant Lyapunov vector. Color represent the magnitude of the power spectrum where red is large and blue in small.