The Versatile Soliton

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ISBN: 978-0-8176-4973-9 (Print) 978-0-8176-4974-6 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. An Early History of the Soliton

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 3-22

      A Century and a Half Ago

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 23-37

      The Great Solitary Wave of John Scott Russell

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 39-57

      Relatives of the Soliton

  3. Nonlinear Oscillations and Waves

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-60

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 61-94

      A Portrait of the Pendulum

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 95-128

      From Pendulum to Waves and Solitons

  4. The Present and Future of the Soliton

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-130

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 131-160

      Frenkel’s Solitons

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 161-204

      Rebirth of the Soliton

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 205-232

      Modern Solitons

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 233-261