Strange semiclassical phenomena for the equation ∇2t2φ+ A(∂x2+∂y2)φ+Bz2<=0, describing waves in stratified fluids

  • Frank S. Henyey
D. Other Semiclassical Theories
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 278)


Morse Index Semiclassical Approximation Internal Gravity Wave Critical Layer Stratify Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank S. Henyey
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  1. 1.Center for Studies of Nonlinear DynamicsLa Jolla InstituteLa Jolla

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