Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Barbara Prinari

April 28, 2015

Dark-bright soliton solutions with nontrivial polarization interactions for the three-component defocusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation Barbara Prinari Department of Mathematics , University of Colorado Colorado Springs Date and time: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: In this talk we will present novel dark-bright soliton solutions for the...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Nobutaka Nakazono

April 7, 2015

A periodic reduction of the integrable partial difference equations on the 4-dimensional integer lattice Nobutaka Nakazono School of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Sydney Date and time: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: It is well known that integrable PDEs such as the KdV equation...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Theodoros Horikis

March 4, 2015

Monsters of the deep: Rogue Waves Theodoros Horikis Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina Date and time: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: It is common for mid-ocean storm waves to reach seven meters in height, and in extreme conditions such waves can reach heights of...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Steven Cundiff

March 3, 2015

Quantum Limits to frequency combs Steven Cundiff Department of Physics and JILA Science , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Optical frequency combs based on mode-locked lasers have revolutionized optical frequency metrology and enabled optical atomic clocks. In both...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Radu Cascaval

Feb. 24, 2015

Meso/Macroscopic Models for Flow Optimization in Vascular Networks Radu Cascaval Department of Mathematics , University of Colorado Colorado Springs Date and time: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: The cardiovascular system is designed to be a very robust system, meant to function under a wide range...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Anton Dzhamay

Feb. 17, 2015

Bäcklund transformations, discrete Painlevé equations, and Sakai’s geometric classification scheme Anton Dzhamay School of Mathematical Sciences , University of Northern Colorado Date and time: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: The goal of this talk is to give a brief introduction into the geometric approach of...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Mark Bradley

Feb. 3, 2015

Undercompressive Shock Formation during Ion Bombardment of Solid Surfaces Mark Bradley Department of Physics , Colorado State University Date and time: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Bombarding a solid surface with a broad ion beam can produce a remarkable variety of nanoscale patterns. Oblique-incidence bombardment,...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Rich Pawlowicz

Jan. 27, 2015

Propagation and nonlinear oblique interactions in oceanic internal waves (and very shallow-water surface gravity waves) Rich Pawlowicz Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences , The University of British Columbia Date and time: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: When waves are large, their speed starts...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: André Weideman

Jan. 22, 2015

A Computational Study of Painlevé II André Weideman Department of Mathematical Sciences, Stellenbosch University Date and time: Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: In this talk we describe a numerical strategy for solving the Painlevé equations. Developed by Bengt Fornberg and the speaker, it allows one...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Aurelian Coillet

Nov. 4, 2014

Modelling of Kerr frequency combs: successes and challenges Aurelian Coillet National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Date and time: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: An optical microresonator exhibits many optical resonance frequencies (modes) that are nearly equidistantly spaced. Coupling a single-frequency high-power laser into...

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