nonpropagating soliton

nonpropagating soliton

[¦nän′präp·ə‚gād·iŋ ′säl·ə‚tän]
(fluid mechanics)
A stable oscillation in a fluid channel that is stationary and highly localized in the length direction of the channel and can be generated when the floor of the channel is subjected to vertical, sinusoidal oscillations.
References in periodicals archive ?
Li, "Nonpropagating solitons of the variable coefficient and nonisospectral Korteweg-de Vries equation," Journal of Mathematical Physics, vol.
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