Solitons as Particles, and the Effects of Perturbations

  • D. J. Kaup
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 13)


In my presentation, I will illustrate how one can use a perturbation theory to determine how various perturbations can effect soliton propagation. These examples which I will present are results obtained recently by Professor Newell and myself, the full details of which are to be published elsewhere. Here, I shall briefly describe the examples and simply discuss some of the important features of the results.


Solitary Wave Soliton Solution Force Term Relativistic Particle Shallow Water Wave 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Kaup
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  1. 1.Clarkson College of TechnologyPotsdamUSA

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