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Title: Computer algebra implementations of Whitham's averaged Lagrangian technique in the field of nonlinear optics
Author: Arbuckle, Thomas David
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1992
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The work contained in the thesis consists of a number of topic areas. 1) It attempts to describe and explain in general terms the concept of a soliton and to enumerate examples of the use of the concept of the soliton in the field of nonlinear optics. A survey of the literature is made and references both theoretical and experimental are discussed.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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