On the soliton dynamics under a slowly varying medium for generalized KdV equations

On the soliton dynamics under a slowly varying medium for generalized KdV equations

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Claudio Munoz, University of Versailles
Fine Hall 110

We consider the problem of the soliton propagation, in a slowly varying medium, for a generalized Korteweg - de Vries equations (gKdV). We study the effects of inhomogeneities on the dynamics of a standard soliton. We prove that slowly varying media induce on the soliton solution large dispersive effects in large time. Moreover, unlike gKdV equations, we prove that there is no pure-soliton solution in this regime.