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2003 Joint Central and Western Section Meeting
Boulder, CO, October 24, 2003
Meeting #989
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves

Thursday October 2, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, I
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

9:00 a.m.
Nonlinear fluid convection: from solitons to turbulence.
Darryl D. Holm*, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Mathematics Department, Imperial College, London
(98935203)

9:30 a.m.
The modulation theory for the CamassaHolm equation.
T. Grava*, SISSA, Italy
S. Abenda, University of Bologna, Italy
(98935217)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal eigenvalue problems, nonlinear waves, and the KuramotoSivashinky equation.
J. C. Bronski*, Univerity of Illinios, UrbanaChampaign
(98935219)

10:30 a.m.
Fermi surfaces and dynamical systems.
S. P. Novikov*, University of Maryland and Landau Institute
(98935220)

Thursday October 2, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, II
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

2:30 p.m.
Extreme Nonlinear Optics (1).
H. Kapteyn*, University of Colorado, Boulder
M. Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935221)

3:00 p.m.
Extreme Nonlinear Optics (2).
M. Murnane*, University of Colorado, Boulder
H. Kapteyn, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935222)

3:30 p.m.
TwoDimensional Solitons in Optically Modulated Waveguide Arrays: An Optical Analog of BoseEinstein Condensation.
M. J. Ablowitz, University of Colorado, Boulder
K. Julien*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Z. H. Musslimani, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935223)

4:00 p.m.
Multidimensional solitons in a lowdimensional periodic potential.
B. A. Malomed*, Tel Aviv University, Israel
(98935228)

4:30 p.m.
Analysis of spectral stability for vortices in nonlinear Schrodinger equations.
R. L. Pego*, University of Maryland
(98935230)

Friday October 3, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, III
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

9:00 a.m.
Poisson brackets on meromorphic functions on hyperelliptic Riemann surfaces and 1D integrable hierarchies.
K. Vaninsky*, Michigan State University
(98934231)

9:30 a.m.
A generalized Dirichlet to Neumann map for integrable evolution equations.
B. Pelloni*, Reading University, UK
(98935233)

10:00 a.m.
Resonant solutions of the KP equation and the Toda lattice hierarchy.
G. Biondini*, Ohio State University
(98935232)

Friday October 3, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, IV
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

2:30 p.m.
Nonlinear dynamics with matter waves  experiments with BoseEinstein condensates.
P. W. Engels*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935234)

3:00 p.m.
Turning fermions into bosons.
D. S. Jin*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935235)

3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Waves in BEC: A Collection of Short Stories.
P. G. Kevrekidis*, University of Massachusetts
(98935244)

4:00 p.m.
SelfTrapping of Light in a TwoDimensional Nonlinear Periodic Structure.
Z. Musslimani*, Central Florida University
(98935246)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamics of periodic multicomponent BoseEinstein condensates.
B. Deconinck*, University of Washington
(98935247)

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, V
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

10:00 a.m.
Stabilizing the BenjaminFeir instability.
H. Segur*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935248)

10:30 a.m.
Continuous and Discrete Homotopy Operators with Applications in Integrability Testing.
W. Hereman*, Colorado School of Mines
(98935250)

11:00 a.m.
Lab Tours (0).
B. Deconinck*, University of Washington
H. Segur, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935261)

11:30 a.m.
Lab Tours (1): BoseEinstein condensates.
P. W. Engels*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935262)

12:00 p.m.
Lab Tours (2).
H. Kapteyn*, University of Colorado, Boulder
M. Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935263)
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