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Backlund transformations for many-body systems related to KdV

Hone, Andrew N.W., Kuznetsov, Vadim B., Ragnisco, Orlando (1999) Backlund transformations for many-body systems related to KdV. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 32 (27). L299-L306. ISSN 0305-4470. (doi:10.1088/0305-4470/32/27/102) (KAR id:41494)


We present Backlund transformations (BTs) with parameter for certain classical integrable n-body systems, namely the many-body generalised Henon-Heiles, Garnier and Neumann systems. Our construction makes use of the fact that all these systems may be obtained as particular reductions (stationary or restricted flows) of the KdV hierarchy; alternatively they may be considered as examples of the reduced sl(2) Gaudin magnet. The BTs provide exact time-discretizations of the original (continuous) systems, preserving the Lax matrix and hence all integrals of motion, and satisfy the spectrality property with respect to the Backlund parameter.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/0305-4470/32/27/102
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA372 Ordinary differential equations
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA801 Analytic mechanics
Q Science > QC Physics > QC20 Mathematical Physics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: Andrew Hone
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2014 01:36 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:16 UTC
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