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MIRaW Days

Monday 16 November 2009

Nonlinear Waves and the Maslov Index

Organisers: Chris Jones and Frédéric Dias

All talks will be in Room B3.02 Mathematics Institute, Zeeman Building

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  • 12:00-12:15 Frédéric Dias (ENS-Cachan and University College, Dublin) and Chris Jones (Warwick) Introduction
  • 12:15-13:00 Frédéric Chadard (ENS-Lyon) The Maslov index of periodic and solitary waves arising in dispersive equations
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 14:00-14:45 Jian Deng (Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing) Krein signature and the nonexistence of complex eigenvalues for the Zakharov-Shabat system
  • 14:45-15:30 Short talks and discussion
  • 15:30-16:00 Tea break in the Mathematics Institute Common Room
  • 16:00-16:30 Short talks and discussion
  • 16:30-17:30 Tom Bridges (Surrey) Transversality of homoclinic orbits and the Maslov index
  • 17:30 Drinks and snacks in the Mathematics Institute Common Room