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(Science: radiobiology) stable, shape-preserving and localised solutions of nonlinear classical field equations. Of recent interest as possible models of extended elementary particles.

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The Fiber Disease

... and ushered in the age of computational physics. The recurrence phenomenon remained a mystery until 1965 when Zabusky and Kruskal discovered solitons — waves that are immune to dispersion. With time, a high amplitude periodic wave train can break into a family of solitons with different velocities. ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:00 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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