Danish Ph.D. School in Nonlinear Science
Sponsored by the Danish Research Academy
NONLINEAR SCIENCE DAY
Wednesday November 19, 1997, 10.00-17.00
at Optics and Fluid Dynamics, Risø
H. H. Koch Auditorium, Forskingscenter Risø
Organiser: Jens Juul Rasmussen, Optics and Fluid Dynamics, Risø
10.05 W. Krolikowski, "Interaction of optical spatial solitons"
10.50 A. V. Mamaev, "Instabilities and patterns in nonlinear optics"
11.45 L. Bergé, "Physical contexts of self-focusing in optics and plasmas.
Modulational instability of plane waves. Criteria for soliton stability.
Nonlinear self-focusing: towards collapse"
13.15 L. Bergé, "Criteria for wave collapse. Analytical approaches for modelling wave collapse.
Applications and open problems"
14.00 Two examples of PhD projects:
T. L. Larsen, "Phosphorus diffusion in float zone silicon growth"
P. Lodahl, "Patterns in quadratic optical media"
14.45 P. M. Johansen, "Parametric instabilities in photorefractive
15.15 M. Saffman, "Filamentation instability of atomic waves"
15.45 J. Juul Rasmussen, "Self-organization and vortex structures"
Coffee and tea will be served.
Lunch can be bought in the Risø cafeteria
Number of participants: 27