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17 May 2004 Electromagnetic fields in linear and nonlinear chiral media: a time-domain analysis
Ioannis G. Stratis, Athanasios N. Yannacopoulos
Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2004(6): 471-486 (17 May 2004). DOI: 10.1155/S1085337504306287


We present several recent and novel results on the formulation and the analysis of the equations governing the evolution of electromagnetic fields in chiral media in the time domain. In particular, we present results concerning the well-posedness and the solvability of the problem for linear, time-dependent, and nonlocal media, and results concerning the validity of the local approximation of the nonlocal medium (optical response approximation). The paper concludes with the study of a class of nonlinear chiral media exhibiting Kerr-like nonlinearities, for which the existence of bright and dark solitary waves is shown.


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Ioannis G. Stratis. Athanasios N. Yannacopoulos. "Electromagnetic fields in linear and nonlinear chiral media: a time-domain analysis." Abstr. Appl. Anal. 2004 (6) 471 - 486, 17 May 2004.


Published: 17 May 2004
First available in Project Euclid: 1 June 2004

zbMATH: 1062.78004
MathSciNet: MR2063055
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1155/S1085337504306287

Primary: 35Q60 , 45D05
Secondary: 78A48 , 78M40

Rights: Copyright © 2004 Hindawi

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