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Limitation of Split-Step Fourier method

  1. Aug 22, 2007 #1

    I'm using the Split-step Fourier method for programming. I am going to use this method to solve a nonlinear Schrodinger equation with variable coefficients.

    But before implement this method in Matlab, I would like to ask if this method always works in all siturations, and in what cases, this method can not be used.

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  3. Sep 10, 2007 #2
    I also want to use split step fourier method to solve gross-pitaevskii equation (nonlinear Schrodinger eq.). as well as I know it is the best method to solve this kind of equations.
    But unfortunately I can't find any algorithm or a source code or something that gives a detailed information about this method. So I don't know how to implement this method.
    Could you recommend me anything (paper, book, web site etc.) about this? Or have you got any written code that you can send me?

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