Solitons in a coupled linear chain system

B. Horovitz, J. A. Krumhansl, Eytan Domany

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The existence of solitons in two or more dimensions is discussed. Solitary-wave solutions are found for a system of discrete chains with a derivative of a periodic coupling between the chains. Relevance of the model to phase solitons in the Peierls condensate and in spin systems is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)778-781
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number14
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1977
Externally publishedYes

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