Nonlinear Science.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Staff, National Research Council.
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Washington : National Academies Press, 1997.
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Table of Contents:
  • Nonlinear Science
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • Executive Summary
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 Background
  • WHAT IS NONLINEAR SCIENCE?
  • Basic Concepts and Definitions
  • Paradigms
  • Interdisciplinary Nature of Nonlinear Science
  • An Example: Period Doubling
  • The Challenges of Pursuing Nonlinear Science
  • Chapter 3 From Paradigms to Practicalities: Successes of Nonlinear Science
  • SOLITONS IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • CONTROLLING CHAOS IN HIGH-POWERED LASERS
  • Chapter 4 N3: Naval Needs, NRL Capabilities, and Nonlinear Science Research Opportunities SIGNAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING
  • Image Processing and Target Recognition
  • Data Compression or Encryption
  • Wavelets and Image Processing
  • Sensors
  • ROBOTICS AND ADAPTIVE CONTROL
  • Robots
  • Controlling Chaos
  • Interactive Numerical and Visualization Environments
  • TURBULENT AND REACTING FLOWS
  • Turbulence and Drag Reduction
  • Combustion and Detonation
  • SONAR: SHALLOW WATER ACOUSTICS
  • LASERS AND NONLINEAR OPTICS
  • Coherent High-Power Semiconductor Laser SourcesBright X-Ray Sources
  • Blue-Green Lasers
  • MATERIALS SCIENCE
  • Novel Electronic Materials
  • Organic Electronic Materials: Flexible Polymer LEDs and Nonlinear Optics
  • Semiconductor Nanostructures: Chaotic Scattering and Nonlinear Electronic Devices
  • Structured Materials
  • Materials Synthesis and Processing
  • Fracture
  • Smart Materials
  • Chapter 5 Summary