Solitons: Interactions, Theoretical and Experimental Challenges and Perspectives

Matthew C. Williams (Editor)

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI055000



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In mathematics and physics, a soliton is a self-reinforcing solitary wave (a wave packet or pulse) that maintains its shape while it travels at constant speed. Solitons are caused by a cancellation of nonlinear and dispersive effects in the medium. In this book, the authors discuss the interactions and theoretical and experimental challenges of solitons. Topics include soliton motion of electrons and its physical properties in coupled electron-phonon systems and ionic crystals; soliton excitations and its experimental evidence in molecular crystals; shapes and dynamics of semi-discrete solitons in arrayed and stacked waveguiding systems; ion-acoustic super solitons in plasma; diamond-controlled solitons and turbulence in extracellular matrix and lymphatic dynamics; and nonlinear waves in strongly interacting relativistic fluids. (Imprint: Nova)


The Soliton Motions of Electrons and its Physical Properties in Coupled Electron-Phonon Systems and Ionic Crystals
(Pang Xiao-Feng, Institute of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China)

The Soliton Excitations and its Experimental Evidences in Molecular Crystals
(Pang Xiao-Feng, Institute of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China)

Shapes and Dynamics of Semi-Discrete Solitons in Arrayed and Stacked Waveguiding Systems
(Roy Blit, Boris A. Malomed, Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Soliton Related Effects in Supercontinnum Generation
(S. Rodrigues, M. Facão, S. Latas, M. Ferreira, I3N – Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication, Department of Physics, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Ion-Acoustic Super-Solitons in Plasma
(A.E. Dubinov, D.Yu. Kolotkov, Sarov Institute for Physics and Technology of National Research Nuclear Institute “MEPhI” (SarFTI-MEPhI), Sarov, Russia, and others)

Diamond-Controlled Solitons and Turbulence in the Extracellular Matrix and Lymphatic Dynamics
(T. Ivancevic, B. Jovanovic, H. Greenberg, R. Greenberg, L. Lukman, Tesla Science Evolution Institute, Adelaide, Australia, and others)

Nonlinear Waves in Strongly Interacting Relativistic Fluids
(D.A. Fogaca, F.S. Navarra, L.G. Ferreira Filho, Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, and others)


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