By Boris A. Malomed
During the previous ten years, there was in depth improvement in theoretical and experimental examine of solitons in periodic media. This ebook presents a special and informative account of the cutting-edge within the box. the amount opens with a evaluate of the life of strong solitary pulses in structures equipped as a periodic concatenation of very various components. one of the most famed examples of this kind of structures are the dispersion administration in fiber-optic telecommunication hyperlinks, and (more lately) photonic crystals. a few different platforms belonging to an identical wide category of spatially periodic strongly inhomogeneous media (such because the split-step and tandem versions) have lately been pointed out in nonlinear optics, and transmission of solitary pulses in them used to be investigated intimately. related soliton dynamics happens in temporal-domain opposite numbers of such platforms, the place they're topic to powerful time-periodic modulation (for example, the Feshbach-resonance administration in Bose-Einstein condensates). foundation effects got for most of these structures are reviewed within the booklet. This well timed paintings will function an invaluable source for the soliton community.
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