Solitary wave physics plays a significant role from modern optical physics to optical communication, optical switching and optical storage. This book gives an updated overview of optical solitons, as a reference and guide for advanced students and scientists working in the field.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 460
Weight: 1870 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 26 mm
Edition: 2001 ed.
From the reviews of the first edition:
"This book is the volume 82 in Springer Series `Optical Sciences', which includes invited contributions from the majority of world leading experts and pioneers in the field. ... The content of the book covers a wide spectrum of issues concerning the propagation of spatial solitons, ranging from the most challenging theoretical problems to the most exciting experimental achievements to date." (Andrei Mourachkine, Physicalia, Vol. 38 (4), 2002)