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**Counting equilibria in a random non-gradient dynamics with heterogeneous relaxation rates.** / Lacroix-A-Chez-Toine, Bertrand; Fyodorov, Yan V.

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Lacroix-A-Chez-Toine, B & Fyodorov, YV 2022, 'Counting equilibria in a random non-gradient dynamics with heterogeneous relaxation rates', *Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical*, vol. 55, no. 14, 144001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8121/ac564a

Lacroix-A-Chez-Toine, B., & Fyodorov, Y. V. (2022). Counting equilibria in a random non-gradient dynamics with heterogeneous relaxation rates. *Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical*, *55*(14), [144001]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8121/ac564a

Lacroix-A-Chez-Toine B, Fyodorov YV. Counting equilibria in a random non-gradient dynamics with heterogeneous relaxation rates. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 2022 Apr 8;55(14). 144001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8121/ac564a

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