• Elena TobischEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 908)


In the first chapter, we throw a brief glance at the topics presented in the following chapters and their place in the context of the general theory of nonlinear wave systems with dispersion. Starting with the concept of the wave resonance, we proceed through the formalism and presently known results in the theory of discrete and kinetic wave turbulence to the list of open questions and possible theoretical generalizations. At the end of the introductory chapter, we outline a few challenging problems in the area of matching theory and experiment, generally overlooked.


Water Wave Modulation Instability Homotopy Analysis Method Dispersion Function Kinetic Regime 
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  1. 1.Johannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria

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