• Introduction to solitons

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    • Keywords


      Solitons; inverse scattering method; soliton equation; nonlinear Schrödinger equation; completely integrable system

    • Abstract


      As an introduction to the special issue on nonlinear waves, solitons and their significance in physics are reviewed. The soliton is the first universal concept in nonlinear science. Universality and ubiquity of the soliton concept are emphasized.

    • Author Affiliations


      Miki Wadati1

      1. Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo - 113-0033, Japan
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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