Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 205–208 | Cite as

On KdV solitons in electrohydrodynamics

  • R. Iant
  • S. K. Malik
Letter to the Editor


The evolution of surface waves in a perfectly conducting electrohydrodynamic fluid is governed by a Korteweg-de Vries equation. The velocity of the soliton is found to be independent of the electric field, while its width increases with the increase of the electric field.


Soliton Surface Wave Vries Equation Width Increase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Iant
    • 1
  • S. K. Malik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia

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