We numerically realize a breather gas for the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation. This is done by building a random ensemble of N∼50 breathers via the Darboux transform recursive scheme in high-precision arithmetics. Three types of breather gases are synthesized according to the three prototypical spectral configurations corresponding the Akhmediev, Kuznetsov-Ma, and Peregrine breathers as elementary quasiparticles of the respective gases. The interaction properties of the constructed breather gases are investigated by propagating through them a "trial"generic (Tajiri-Watanabe) breather and comparing the mean propagation velocity with the predictions of the recently developed spectral kinetic theory [El and Tovbis, Phys. Rev. E 101, 052207 (2020)2470-004510.1103/PhysRevE.101.052207].
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Physical Review E|
|Early online date||9 Apr 2021|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2021|