THEORY OF SOLITON TRANSITION FROM LOWER TO HIGHER DIMENSION
UNSPECIFIED (1991) THEORY OF SOLITON TRANSITION FROM LOWER TO HIGHER DIMENSION. PHYSICAL REVIEW A, 43 (8). pp. 4537-4539. ISSN 1050-2947Full text not available from this repository.
Recently Frycz and Infeld performed a numerical calculation that yielded a stage-by-stage picture of a spontaneous transition from flat to an array of cylindrical solitons [Phys. Rev. Lett. 63, 384 (1989)]. The model used was the Zakharov-Kuznetsov equation for solitons in plasmas permeated by very strong magnetic fields. Subsequently, similar calculations were performed for another equation, that of Hasegawa and Mima [Su, Horton, Morrison, and Pavlenko (unpublished)]. In this Brief Report we look at some calculations that endeavor to explain both the collapse of a flat soliton, leading to cylindrical entities, and also the collapse of cylindrical solitons when instabilities along the axes are allowed. Saturation is found in some cases but not in others.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW A|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Official Date:||15 April 1991|
|Number of Pages:||3|
|Page Range:||pp. 4537-4539|
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