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Introduction to the Mathematical Physics of Nonlinear Waves

Minoru Fujimoto

Description

Nonlinear physics today is a well established discipline of physics, for which this book offers a comprehensive account of soliton theory and its applications. Primarily mathematical though, the author discusses the theory in the physical environment for readers' precise understanding. Particular emphasis is placed on the presence of media, which is responsible for nonlinearity of propagating waves, depending on environmental conditions. Designed as a textbook for use in advanced physics courses, Introduction to the Mathematical Physics of Nonlinear Waves is readable with a knowledge of physics and mathematics at undergraduate level.

About Editors

Minoru Fujimoto is a retired professor of physics at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Engaged in experimental work on magnetic resonance on structural phase transitions, he has published Physics of Classical Electromagnetism and Thermodynamics of Crystalline States, both from Springer.

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Bibliographic

Paperback ISBN: 9780750327619

Ebook ISBN: 9781627052771

DOI: 10.1088/978-1-627-05276-4

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Reviews

This book can serve not only as a good textbook for senior undergraduate students, but also as a useful reference work for those interested in nonlinear waves.

Fiazud Din Zaman 2015 Zentralblatt MATH 1362 - 1 FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure

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