Professor Nail Akhmediev

Professor Nail Akhmediev
Position
Professor
Department
Department of Theoretical Physics
Office phone
50191
Email
Office
Le Couteur 3 08
Webpage
http://wwwrsphysse.anu.edu.au/osc/
Publication list
Akhmediev publication list (128KB PDF)

Extreme events in nature and in a laboratory

The concept of rogue waves was born in nautical mythology, entered the science of ocean waves and gradually moved into other fields: optics, matter waves, superfluidity. This project will allow students to enter the front edge of modern science.

Professor Nail Akhmediev, Dr Adrian Ankiewicz, Dr. Wonkeun Chang, Ms Natasha Devine

Localised formations in open systems

Dissipative solitons are generated due to the balance between gain and loss of energy as well as to the balance between input and output of matter. Their existence requires continuous supply of energy and matter that is available in open systems. The model explains variety of phanomena in biology and physics.

Professor Nail Akhmediev, Dr Adrian Ankiewicz, Ms Natasha Devine, Dr. Wonkeun Chang

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