Localized structures in dissipative media: from optics to plant ecology

  title={Localized structures in dissipative media: from optics to plant ecology},
  author={Mustapha Tlidi and Kȩstutis Staliūnas and Krassimir Panajotov and Andrei G. Vladimirov and Marcel G. Clerc},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  • M. Tlidi, K. Staliūnas, M. Clerc
  • Published 12 August 2014
  • Physics
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Localized structures (LSs) in dissipative media appear in various fields of natural science such as biology, chemistry, plant ecology, optics and laser physics. The proposal for this Theme Issue was to gather specialists from various fields of nonlinear science towards a cross-fertilization among active areas of research. This is a cross-disciplinary area of research dominated by nonlinear optics due to potential applications for all-optical control of light, optical storage and information… 
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