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On KdV solitons in electrohydrodynamics

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Abstract

The evolution of surface waves in a perfectly conducting electrohydrodynamic fluid is governed by a Korteweg-de Vries equation. The velocity of the soliton is found to be independent of the electric field, while its width increases with the increase of the electric field.

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Iant, R., Malik, S.K. On KdV solitons in electrohydrodynamics. Astrophys Space Sci 95, 205–208 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00661173

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Keywords

  • Soliton
  • Surface Wave
  • Vries Equation
  • Width Increase