Theoretical and Mathematical Physics

, Volume 151, Issue 3, pp 762–773 | Cite as

N-soliton train and generalized complex Toda chain for the Manakov system

  • V. S. Gerdjikov
  • E. V. Doktorov
  • N. P. Matsuka


We analyze the dynamical behavior of the N-soliton train of the Manakov system and of the vector NLS equation in the adiabatic approximation. We prove that the dynamics of the N-soliton train in both cases are described by a generalized version of the complex Toda chain model. This fact can be used to predict the asymptotic regimes of the N-soliton train provided the initial soliton parameters are given.


complex Toda chain Manakov model adiabatic dynamics vector soliton train 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Gerdjikov
    • 1
  • E. V. Doktorov
    • 2
  • N. P. Matsuka
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear EnergySofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Stepanov Institute of PhysicsMinskBelarus
  3. 3.Institute of MathematicsNational Academy of Sciences of BelarusMinskBelarus

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