constant of motion


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constant of motion

[′kän·stənt əv ′mō·shən]
(mechanics)
A dynamical variable of a system which remains constant in time.
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Is there any connection between the dynamical properties of Maxwell-Bloch equations and the geometry of the image of a vector valued constant of motion (the energy-Casimir mapping in our case) and if yes, how can one detect as many as possible dynamical elements and dynamical behaviour (stability in our case)?

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