Frontiers in Nonlinear Waves
in honor of Vladimir Zakharov's 70th birthday
March 26–29, 2010
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

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Conference Program

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Friday March 26, 2010

8:00–9:00     Registration
9:00–9:15Opening and welcome remarks, UA Dean Joaquin Ruiz
9:15–9:25Introductory remarks, Roald Sagdeev

9:25–10:401st morning session, chair: Alejandro Aceves
9:25–10:15Roald Sagdeev
Dynamics of Collisionless Expansion of Cloud of Energetic Particles in Ambient Magnetized Plasmas
10:15–10:40Vladimir Matveev
Singular and Non-singular Solutions of the Integrable PDE's

10:40–10:55Coffee break

10:55–12:352nd morning session, chair: Ildar Gabitov
10:55–11:20Jerome Moloney
Ultraintense Laser Pulse Propagation in Condensed and Gaseous Media
11:20–11:45Alejandro Aceves
Modeling UV Filamentation
11:45–12:35Alexander Rubenchik
Solar Energy from Space. Power Beaming and Self-focusing in Atmosphere


14:00–15:401st afternoon session, chair: Misha Stepanov
14:00–14:25Misha Chertkov
Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics of Currents in Queuing Networks
14:25–14:50Joceline Lega
Reverse Draining of a Magnetic Soap Film
14:50–15:15Bernard Deconinck
Instabilities of Surface Water Waves
15:15–15:40Harvey Segur
The Modulational Instability in Water Waves

15:40–16:00Coffee break

14:00–15:402nd afternoon session, chair: Harvey Segur
16:00–16:50Mark Ablowitz
Nonlinear Waves: from Beaches to Lasers
(joint event of the conference with applied mathematics colloquium at UA)
16:50–17:40Vladimir Zakharov
Wave Turbulence on Shallow Water