Breathers and kinks in a simulated crystal experiment

  title={Breathers and kinks in a simulated crystal experiment},
  author={Qingxu Dou and Jes{\'u}s Cuevas and John Christopher Eilbeck and F. M. Russell},
  journal={Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S},
We develop a simple 1D model for the scattering of an incoming particle hitting the surface of mica crystal, the transmission of energy through the crystal by a localized mode, and the ejection of atom(s) at the incident or distant face. This is the first attempt to model the experiment described in Russell and Eilbeck in 2007 (EPL, 78, 10004). Although very basic, the model shows many interesting features, for example a complicated energy dependent transition between breather modes and a kink… Expand
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