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Solitons

  • Solutions In Actionby Karl Lanngren

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

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  • Nematiconsby Gaetano Assanto

    Wiley 2012; US$ 145.00

    The first book of its kind to introduce the fundamentals, basic features and models, potential applications and novel phenomena and its important applications in liquid crystal technology. Recognized leader in the field Gaetano Assanto outlines the peculiar characteristics of nematicons and the promise they have for the future growth of this captivating... more...

  • Dispersion Decay and Scattering Theoryby Alexander Komech; Elena Kopylova

    Wiley 2012; US$ 97.95

    A simplified, yet rigorous treatment of scattering theory methods and their applications Dispersion Decay and Scattering Theory provides thorough, easy-to-understand guidance on the application of scattering theory methods to modern problems in mathematics, quantum physics, and mathematical physics. Introducing spectral methods with applications... more...

  • Strain Solitons in Solids and How to Construct Themby Alexander M. Samsonov

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 164.95

    Although the theory behind solitary waves of strain shows that they hold significant promise in nondestructive testing and a variety of other applications, an enigma has long persisted-the absence of observable elastic solitary waves in practice. Inspired by this apparent contradiction, Strain Solitons in Solids and How to Construct Them refines the... more...

  • Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Wavesby Vishnu D. Sharma

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 115.95

    Filled with practical examples, Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems, Compressible Flows, and Waves presents a self-contained discussion of quasilinear hyperbolic equations and systems with applications. It emphasizes nonlinear theory and introduces some of the most active research in the field. After linking continuum mechanics and quasilinear partial... more...

  • Waves and Oscillationsby Walter Fox Smith

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 74.99

    Waves and oscillations permeate virtually every field of current physics research, are central to chemistry, and are essential to much of engineering. Furthermore, the concepts and mathematical techniques used for serious study of waves and oscillations form the foundation for quantum mechanics. Once they have mastered these ideas in a classical context,... more...

  • The Versatile Solitonby Alexandre T. Filippov

    Springer 2010; US$ 89.99

    If you have not already heard about solitons, you will sooner or later encounter them. The soliton, a solitary wave impulse preserving its shape and strikingly similar to a particle, is one of the most fascinating and beautiful phenomena in the physics of nonlinear waves. In this engaging book, the concept of the soliton is traced from the beginning... more...

  • Solitons, Instantons, and Twistorsby Maciej Dunajski

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 64.99

    Most nonlinear differential equations arising in natural sciences admit chaotic behaviour and cannot be solved analytically. Integrable systems lie on the other extreme. They possess regular, stable, and well behaved solutions known as solitons and instantons. These solutions play important roles in pure and applied mathematics as well as in theoretical... more...

  • Supersymmetric Solitonsby M. Shifman; A. Yung

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 109.00

    This book, first published in 2009, summarizes major advances in critical solitons in supersymmetric theories and their implications, for researchers. more...

  • Solitary Waves in Fluidsby R.H.J. Grimshaw

    WIT Press 2007; US$ 140.00

    After the initial observation by John Scott Russell of a solitary wave in a canal, his insightful laboratory experiments and the subsequent theoretical work of Boussinesq, Rayleigh and Korteweg and de Vries, interest in solitary waves in fluids lapsed until the mid 1960's with the seminal paper of Zabusky and Kruskal describing the discovery of... more...