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Stability of a plane soliton to infinitesimal two-dimensional perturbations

Saffman, P. G. and Yuen, Henry C. (1978) Stability of a plane soliton to infinitesimal two-dimensional perturbations. Physics of Fluids, 21 (8). pp. 1450-1451. ISSN 0031-9171. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:SAFpof78

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Abstract

The stability of two-dimensional infinitesimal disturbances of soliton solutions of the two-dimensional nonlinear Schrödinger equation is considered. Previous results for small transverse wavenumber are extended numerically to arbitrary values.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1978 American Institute of Physics. (Received 22 December 1977; final manuscript received 16 May 1978) This work was sponsored by the Applied Physics Laboratory of The Johns Hopkins University under Contract APL/JHU No. 600613.
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