Fluctuational distribution function of solitons in the nonlinear Schrödinger system

Boris A. Malomed*, Nikos Flytzanis

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Abstract

We derive the Fokker-Planck equation for the soliton amplitude distribution function in the damped nonlinear Schrödinger system under the influence of thermal fluctuations. The regular solutions are obtained in terms of the Kummer functions. Physical applications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R5-R8
JournalPhysical Review E
Volume48
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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