Self-dual Yang-Mills fields and the non-linear Schrödinger equation

Strachan, I.A.B. (1991) Self-dual Yang-Mills fields and the non-linear Schrödinger equation. Physics Letters A, 154(3-4), pp. 123-126. (doi: 10.1016/0375-9601(91)90748-W)

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It has recently been shown that the non-linear Schrödinger (or NLS) equation arises as a dimensional reduction of the self-duality equations for an SU (2) pure gauge theory in (2+2) dimensions, dividing out by a null and a non-null translational Killing vector. In this paper it is indicated how the method used by Forgács et al. to construct the monopole solutions to the self-duality equations may be adapted to give the soliton solutions of the NLS equation.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Strachan, Professor Ian
Authors: Strachan, I.A.B.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Journal Name:Physics Letters A
ISSN (Online):1873-2429

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