The infinite-genus limit of the Whitham equations

G. A. El*

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We derive the infinite-genus limit of the KdV-Whitham equations based on the special scaling of the spectral curve introduced by Venakides in the study of the continuum limit of theta functions. The limit describes evolution of the integrated density of states in a one-dimensional soliton gas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1505-1514
Number of pages10
JournalTheoretical and Mathematical Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2003
Externally publishedYes


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