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A Generalized Finite-Difference Time Domain Method for Solving the Complex Ginzburg-Landau Equation

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In collaboration with NASA-GSFC, the investigators` goal for this research is to apply a generalized Finite-Difference Time-Domain (G-FDTD) method for solving the Ginzburg-Landau equation, a generalized nonlinear Schrodinger equation. The objective of the researchers is to develop a G-FDTD method for utilization in simulating soliton propagation in nonlinear-dispersive media. Those applications may potentially aid satellite and telescope research at NASA, which utilizes soliton phenomena in physics and engineering due to their effective data transmission over long distances. 


Principal Investigator:  Dai, Weizhong  --  Math & Statistics
Collaborators:  Moxley, III, F.I. and Chuss, D.T.
Funding Agencies:  BoR
Amount Awarded:  8,263

Start Period:  07/11/2013 End Period:  06/30/2014
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