Focusing singularity of the cubic Schrödinger equation

D. W. McLaughlin, G. C. Papanicolaou, C. Sulem, P. L. Sulem

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The cubic Schrödinger equation has singular solutions in two or more space dimensions. The singularities occur at points of intense self-focusing. In this paper we present numerical results that describe the nature of the focusing singularity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1200-1210
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Review A
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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