Volterra Chain and Catalan Numbers

  • V. E. AdlerEmail author
  • A. B. Shabat


We consider the Cauchy problem for the Volterra chain with an initial condition equal to 0 in one node and 1 in the others. It is shown that this problem admits an exact solution in terms of the Bessel functions. The Taylor series arising here are related to the exponential generating function for Catalan numbers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.L.D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics RASChernogolovkaRussia

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