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NameQuintero, Niurka R.
DepartmentFísica Aplicada I
Knowledge areaFísica Aplicada
Professional categoryProfesora Titular de Universidad
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Estudio del efecto de la fricción en el movimiento de proyectiles y osciladores

Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Quintero, Niurka R.; García Luna, Manuel Jesús (2021-01-01)
El rozamiento es un fenómeno que si bien en la vida diaria pasa desapercibido, en la ingeniería es crucial. Desde elevar ...
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A linear polar molecule in a two-color cw laser field: a symmetry analysis

Mellado-Alcedo, David; Quintero, Niurka R.; González-Férez, Rosario (American Physical Society, 2020-08-01)
A theoretical study of the rotational dynamics of a linear polar molecule in a two-color nonresonant cw laser field is ...
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Efectos del potencial sobre la ecuación no lineal de Schrödinger

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Quintero, Niurka R.; Vera Moreno, Manuel (2020-06-16)
El objetivo principal de este trabajo es el estudio de la ecuación no lineal de Schródinger (NLS) y de sus propiedades. ...
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A linear polar molecule in a two-color laser field: a symmetry analysis

Vernhet, Dominique; Dulieu, Olivier; Mellado-Alcedo, David; Quintero, Niurka R.; González-Férez, Rosario (IOP Publishing: Conference Series, 2020-01-01)
We describe the field-dressed rotational dynamics of a linear polar molecule in a a non-resonant two-color cw laser field, and analyze the orientation and alignment as the field parameters are varied.
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Parametrically driven nonlinear Dirac equation with arbitrary nonlinearity

Cooper, Fred; Khare, Avinash; Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Mertens, Franz G.; Saxena, Avadh (IOP Publishing, 2020-01-01)
The damped and parametrically driven nonlinear Dirac equation with arbitrary nonlinearity parameter κ is analyzed, when ...
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Exact stationary solutions of the parametrically driven and damped nonlinear Dirac equation

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo (AIP Publishing, 2019-01-01)
Two exact stationary soliton solutions are found in the parametrically driven and damped nonlinear Dirac equation. The ...
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Sobre la fricción no lineal

Quintero, Niurka R.; Salas-Boza, Joaquín Gabriel (2019-01-01)
En este trabajo se analiza en detalle el efecto de la fricción de Stokes (lineal) y de la fricción seca (no lineal) en el ...
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Soliton ratchet induced by random transitions among symmetric sine-Gordon potentials

Casado Pascual, Jesús; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Quintero, Niurka R. (AIP Publishing, 2019-01-01)
The generation of net solitonmotion induced by randomtransitions among N symmetric phase-shifted sine-Gordon potentials ...
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Functionals of harmonics functions

Quintero, Niurka R.; Cuesta Ruiz, José Antonio; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2018-01-01)
Let CsT, with T > 0, be the set of continuous, T-periodic functions f : R → Rs, and let Γ : CsT → R be a real functional on CsT.
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Dynamical Systems with Spatiotemporal Periodicities through the Symmetries

Quintero, Niurka R.; Casado Pascual, Jesús; Álvarez Nordase, Renato; Cuesta, José A. (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-01-01)
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Speed-of-light pulses in the massless nonlinear Dirac equation with a potential

Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Cooper, Fred; Saxena, Avadh; Bishop, Alan R. (American Physical Society, 2017-01-01)
We consider the massless nonlinear Dirac (NLD) equation in 1+1 dimension with scalar­ scalar self-interaction g² ̸ 2 (ψ ...
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Response of exact solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation to small perturbations in a class of complex external potentials having supersymmetry and parity-time symmetry

Cooper, Fred; Dawson, John F.; Mertens, Franz G.; Arévalo, Edward; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mihaila, Bogdan; Khare, Avinash; Saxena, Avadh (IOP, 2017-01-01)
We discuss the effect of small perturbation on nodeless solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation in 1 + 1 dimensions ...
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Nonlinear Dirac equation solitary waves under a spinor force with different components

Mertens, Franz G.; Cooper, Fred; Sihong, Shao; Quintero, Niurka R.; Saxena, Avadh; Bishop, Alan R. (IOP, 2017-01-01)
We consider the nonlinear Dirac (NLD) equation in 1+1 dimension with scalar-scalar selfinteraction in the presence of ...
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Book of abstracts: NoLineal 2016, International Conference on Nonlinear Mathematics and Physics

Palmero Acebedo, Faustino; Carmona Centeno, Victoriano; Casado Pascual, Jesús; Cuevas-Maraver, Jesús; Fernández Sánchez, Fernando; García Medina, Elisabeth; Lemos, M. Carmen; Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Archilla, Juan F. R. (NoLineal 2016Juan F.R. Archilla, 2016-06-07)
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Soliton dynamics in optical fibers using the generalized traveling-wave method

Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Efimov, Anatoly; Bishop, Alan R. (American Physical Society, 2016-04-21)
The generalized traveling wave method (GTWM) is applied to the nonlinear Schrödinger (NLS) equation with general perturbations ...
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Kink ratchet induced by a time-dependent symmetric field potential

Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Casado Pascual, Jesús; Quintero, Niurka R. (American Physical Society, 2016-01-01)
The ratchet effect of a sine-Gordon kink is investigated in the absence of any external force while the symmetry of the ...
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Erratum: Nonlinear Dirac equation solitary waves in external fields [Phys. Rev. E 86, 046602 (2012)]

Mertens, Franz G.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Cooper, Fred; Khare, Avinash; Saxena, Avadh (American Physical Society, 2016-01-01)
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Solitary waves in the nonlinear Dirac equation in the presence of external driving forces

Mertens, Franz G.; Cooper, Fred; Quintero, Niurka R.; Sihong, Shao; Khare, Avinash; Saxena, Avadh (IOP, 2016-01-01)
We consider the nonlinear Dirac (NLD) equation in 1+1 dimension with scalar-scalar selfinteraction in the presence of ...
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General approach for dealing with dynamical systems with spatiotemporal periodicities

Casado Pascual, Jesús; Cuesta, José A.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato (American Physical Society, 2015-01-01)
Dynamical systems often contain oscillatory forces or depend on periodic potentials. Time or space periodicity is reflected ...
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Nonsinusoidal current and current reversals in a gating ratchet

Dinis, Luis; Quintero, Niurka R. (American Physical Society, 2015-01-01)
In this work, the ratchet dynamics of Brownian particles driven by an external sinusoidal (harmonic) force is investigated. ...
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Paramagnetic colloidal ribbons in a precessing magnetic field

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Casic, N.; Fischer, Thomas M. (American Physical Society, 2015-01-01)
We investigate the dynamics of a kink in a damped parametrically driven nonlinear Klein-Gordon equation.We show by using ...
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Soliton stability criterion for generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equations

Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Bishop, Alan R. (American Physical Society, 2015-01-01)
A stability criterion for solitons of the driven nonlinear Schrödinger equation (NLSE) has been conjectured. The criterion ...
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Stability of solitary waves in the nonlinear Dirac equation with arbitrary nonlinearity

Sihong, Shao; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Khare, Avinash; Saxena, Avadh (American Physical Society, 2014-01-01)
We consider the nonlinear Dirac equation in 1 + 1 dimension with scalar-scalar self interaction g2κ+1(Ψ¯¯¯Ψ)κ+1 and with ...
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La Paradoja de Parrondo y su relación con el efecto ratchet

Castro Smirnova, Mirta María; Quintero, Niurka R.; Fernández Sánchez, Eduardo (2014-01-01)
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Kink topology control by high-frequency external forces in nonlinear Klein-Gordon models

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G. (American Physical Society, 2014-01-01)
A method of averaging is applied to study the dynamics of a kink in the damped double sine-Gordon equation driven by both ...
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Collective coordinates theory for discrete soliton ratchets in the sine-Gordon model

Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Quintero, Niurka R.; Cuevas-Maraver, Jesús; Alejo, Miguel A. (American Physical Society, 2014-01-01)
A collective coordinate theory is developed for soliton ratchets in the damped discrete sine-Gordon model driven by a ...
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Time-shift invariance determines the functional shape of the current in dissipative rocking ratchets

Cuesta, José Antonio; Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato (2013-01-01)
Ratchets are devices that are able to rectify an otherwise oscillatory behavior by exploiting an asymmetry of the system. ...
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Comment on “Ratchet universality in the presence of thermal noise”

Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Cuesta, José Antonio (2013-01-01)
A recent paper [P. J. Martínez and R. Chacón, Phys. Rev. E 87, 062114 (2013)] presents numerical simulations on a system ...
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Propulsion efficiency of a dynamic self-assembled helical ribbon

Casic, Nebojsa; Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Mertens, Franz G.; Jibuti, Levan; Zimmermann, Walter; Fischer, Thomas M. (2013-01-01)
We study the dynamic self-assembly and propulsion of a ribbon formed from paramagnetic colloids in a dynamic magnetic ...
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Nonlinear Schrödinger solitons oscillate under a constant external force

Mertens, Franz G.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Bishop, Alan R. (2013-01-01)
We investigate the dynamics of solitons of the cubic nonlinear Schrödinger equation with an external time-independent force ...
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Spectral properties of certain tridiagonal matrices

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Soares Petronilho, José Carlos; Quintero, Niurka R. (Elsevier, 2012-02-01)
We study spectral properties of irreducible tridiagonal k−Toeplitz matrices and certain matrices which arise as perturbations of them.
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El efecto ratchet en la partícula relativista

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Cuesta, José A.; Quintero, Niurka R. (2012-01-01)
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La corriente promedio en los ”rocking ratchets”

Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Cuesta, José A. (2012-01-01)
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Forced nonlinear Schrödinger equation with arbitrary nonlinearity

Cooper, Fred; Khare, Avinash; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Saxena, Avadh (2012-01-01)
We consider the nonlinear Schrödinger equation (NLSE) in 1+1 dimension with scalar-scalar self-interaction g2κ+1(ψ☆ψ)κ+1 ...
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Nonlinear Dirac equation solitary waves in external fields

Mertens, Franz G.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Cooper, Fred; Khare, Avinash; Saxena, Avadh (2012-01-01)
We consider nonlinear Dirac equations (NLDE's) in the 1+1 dimension with scalar-scalar self-interaction g2κ+1(Ψ¯¯¯Ψ)κ+1 ...
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Refined empirical stability criterion for nonlinear Schrödinger solitons under spatiotemporal forcing

Mertens, Franz G.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Barashenkov, Igor V.; Bishop, Alan R. (2011-08-25)
We investigate the dynamics of traveling oscillating solitons of the cubic nonlinear Schrödinger (NLS) equation under an ...
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Ratchet effect on a relativistic particle driven by external forces

Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Cuesta Ruiz, José Antonio (Institute of Physics, 2011-01-01)
We study the ratchet effect of a damped relativistic particle driven by both asymmetric temporal bi-harmonic and time-periodic ...
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Symmetries shape the current in ratchets induced by a biharmonic driving force

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Quintero, Niurka R.; Cuesta, José Antonio (2010-03-23)
Equations describing the evolution of particles, solitons, or localized structures, driven by a zero-average, periodic, ...
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Generalized traveling-wave method, variational approach, and modified conserved quantities for the perturbed nonlinear Schrödinger equation.

Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Bishop, Alan R. (2010-01-01)
The generalized traveling wave method (GTWM) is developed for the nonlinear Schrödinger equation (NLSE) with general ...
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Nonlinear Schrödinger equation with spatiotemporal perturbations

Mertens, Franz G.; Quintero, Niurka R.; Bishop, Alan R. (2010-01-01)
We investigate the dynamics of solitons of the cubic nonlinear Schrödinger equation (NLSE) with the following perturbations: ...
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Symmetries shape the current in ratchets induced by a biharmonic driving force [Rapid Comunication]

Quintero, Niurka R.; Cuesta, José A.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato (American Physical Society, 2010-01-01)
Equations describing the evolution of particles, solitons, or localized structures, driven by a zero-average, periodic, ...
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Driven and damped double sine-Gordon equation: The influence of internal modes on the soliton ratchet mobility

Quintero, Niurka R.; Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Mertens, Franz G. (2009-01-01)
This work studies the damped double sine-Gordon equation driven by a biharmonic force, where a parameter λ controls the ...
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Sine-Gordon ratchets with general periodic, additive, and parametric driving forces

Zamora-Sillero, Elías; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G. (2007-01-01)
We study the soliton ratchets in the damped sine-Gordon equation with periodic nonsinusoidal, additive, and parametric ...
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Does the dynamics of sine–Gordon solitons predict active regions of DNA?

Cuenda, Sara; Sánchez, Angel; Quintero, Niurka R. (elsevier, 2006-01-01)
In this work we analyze the possibility that the soliton dynamics in a simple nonlinear model allows functionally relevant ...
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Reply to “Comment on ‘Existence of internal modes of sine-Gordon kinks’ ”

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2006-01-01)
In this reply to the comment by C. R. Willis, we show, by quoting his own statements, that the simulations reported in his ...
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Ratchet effect in a damped sine-Gordon system with additive and parametric ac driving forces

Zamora-Sillero, Elías; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G. (2006-01-01)
We study in detail the damped sine-Gordon equation, driven by two ac forces (one is added as a parametric perturbation and ...
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Domain wall dynamics in expanding spaces

Cao, Francisco J.; Zamora-Sillero, Elías; Quintero, Niurka R. (2006-01-01)
We study the effects on the dynamics of kinks due to expansions and contractions of the space. We show that the propagation ...
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¿Puede apararecer el efecto ratchet en sistemas simétricos?

Quintero, Niurka R.; Zamora-Sillero, Elías; Mertens, Franz G. (2006-01-01)
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On recurrence relations for radial wave functions for the N-th dimensional oscillators and hydrogenlike atoms: analytical and numerical study

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Cardoso, José Luis; Quintero, Niurka R. (2006-01-01)
Using a general procedure for finding recurrence relations for hypergeometric functions and polynomials introduced by ...
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Soliton ratchets in homogeneous nonlinear Klein-Gordon systems

Morales-Molina, Luis; Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2006-01-01)
We study in detail the ratchetlike dynamics of topological solitons in homogeneous nonlinear Klein-Gordon systems driven ...
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On some tridiagonal k-Toeplitz matrices: algebraic and analytical aspects. Applications

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Soares Petronilho, José Carlos; Quintero, Niurka R. (Elsevier, 2005-12-15)
In this paper we use the analytic theory for 2 and 3-Toeplitz matrices to obtain the explicit expressions for the eigenvalues, ...
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Analytical approach to soliton ratchets in asymmetric potentials

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Salerno, Mario (2005-01-01)
We use soliton perturbation theory and collective coordinate ansatz to investigate the mechanism of soliton ratchets in a ...
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On the ratchet effect

Chacón, Ricardo; Quintero, Niurka R. (2005-01-01)
Entender el efecto trinquete inducido por la simetría temporal de fuerzas es una cuestión fundamental que ha permanecido ...
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Comment on “Soliton ratchets induced by excitation of internal modes”

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez-Rey, Bernardo; Casado Pascual, Jesús (2005-01-01)
Very recently Willis et al. [Phys. Rev. E 69, 056612 (2004)] have used a collective variable theory to explain the appearance ...
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Lagrangian Formalism in Perturbed Nonlinear Klein-Gordon Equations

Quintero, Niurka R.; Zamora-Sillero, Elías (Elsevier, 2004-01-01)
We develop an alternative approach to study the effect of the generic perturbation (in addition to explicitly considering ...
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Internal Mode Mechanism for Collective Energy Transport in Extended Systems

Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Quintero, Niurka R.; Mertens, Franz G.; Morales-Molina, Luis (2003-01-01)
We study directed energy transport in homogeneous nonlinear extended systems in the presence of homogeneous ac forces and ...
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Using the finite domain remnant of the continuous spectrum to examine integrability: Effect of boundary conditions

Quintero, Niurka R.; Kevrekidis, Panayotis G. (2003-01-01)
The aim of this work is to propose a method for testing the integrability of a model partial differential (PDE) and/or ...
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Soliton ratchets

Salerno, Mario; Quintero, Niurka R. (2002-01-01)
The mechanism underlying the soliton ratchet, both in absence and in presence of noise, is investigated. We show the ...
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Nonequivalence of phonon modes in the sine-Gordon equation

Quintero, Niurka R.; Kevrekidis, Panayotis G. (2001-01-01)
We study the resonances in the sine-Gordon equation driven by an ac force using a linear perturbation theory. We show that ...
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Anomalies of ac driven solitary waves with internal modes: Nonparametric resonances induced by parametric forces

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2001-01-01)
We study the dynamics of kinks in the φ4 model subjected to a parametric ac force, both with and without damping, as a ...
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Anomalous Resonance Phenomena of Solitary Waves with Internal Modes

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2000-01-01)
We investigate the nonparametric, pure ac driven dynamics of nonlinear Klein-Gordon solitary waves having an internal mode ...
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Resonances in the dynamics of f 4 kinks perturbed by ac forces

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2000-01-01)
We study the dynamics of f 4 kinks perturbed by an ac force, both with and without damping. We address this issue by using ...
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Existence of internal modes of sine-Gordon kinks [Rapid Communications]

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (2000-01-01)
We study whether or not sine-Gordon kinks exhibit internal modes or ‘‘quasimodes.’’ By considering the response of the ...
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On the linearization problem involving Pochhammer symbols and their q-analogues

Álvarez Nodarse, Renato; Quintero, Niurka R.; Rouveaux, André (Elsevier, 1999-07-15)
In this paper we present a simple recurrent algorithm for solving the linearization problem involving some families of q-polynomials in the exponential lattice x(s)=c1qs+c3. Some simple examples are worked out in detail.
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Overdamped sine-Gordon kink in a thermal bath

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez Sánchez, Ángel; Mertens, Franz G. (1999-01-01)
We study sine-Gordon kink diffusion at finite temperature in the overdamped limit. By means of a general perturbative ...
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dc motion of ac driven sine-Gordon solitons

Quintero, Niurka R.; Sánchez, Ángel (Elsevier, 1998-10-05)
We investigate the dependence of dc soliton motion sustained by pure ac driving in the sine-Gordon model on various parameter ...