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Wave Collapse in Nonlinear Optics

  • E. A. Kuznetsov
Part of the Topics in Applied Physics book series (TAP, volume 114)

Abstract

In this chapter, we give a brief review of collapses in nonlinear optics with and emphasis on their classification (weak, strong, and black holes), correspondence between solitons and collapses and effects of the group velocity dispersion as well.

Keywords

Wave Packet Nonlinear Optic Soliton Solution Group Velocity Dispersion Langmuir Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Kuznetsov
    • 1
  1. 1.L.D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics

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