Relatives of the Soliton

  • Alexandre T. Filippov
Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)


While the solitary were was struggling for recognition, other interesting events related to solitons were happening. One occured in hydrodynamics, another in physiology. Although the first of the discoveries was theoretical and the second experimental, the discoverer of both was one person — Hermann Helmholtz.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Interesting Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre T. Filippov
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  1. 1.Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical PhysicsJoint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia

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