Optical Solitons and Their Spin Wave Analogues in 3He

  • R. K. Bullough
  • P. J. Caudrey
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Solitons already have applications in statistical mechanics, low temperature physics, particle physics, plasma physics, and other areas. [1] Coherent non-linear optics has stimulated some of the remarkable advances in soliton theory made in the last few years.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. K. Bullough
    • 1
  • P. J. Caudrey
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Manchester Institute of Science and TechnologyManchesterUK

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