Numerical evidence for breakdown of soliton behaviour in solutions of the Maxwell-Bloch equations

P. J. Caudrey, J. C. Eilbeck

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Abstract

Some results of a numerical study of colliding solitary wave solutions of the Maxwell-Bloch equations are reported. At high densities these pulses do not behave as solitons: on collision they undergo deformations and throw off oscillating tails. © 1977.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-66
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume62
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jul 1977

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