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PreHamiltonian and Hamiltonian operators for differential-difference equations

Carpentier, Sylvain, Mikhailov, Alexander V., Wang, Jing Ping (2020) PreHamiltonian and Hamiltonian operators for differential-difference equations. Nonlinearity, 33 (3). Article Number 915. ISSN 0951-7715. E-ISSN 1361-6544. (doi:10.1088/1361-6544/ab5912) (KAR id:78759)


In this paper we are developing a theory of rational (pseudo) difference Hamiltonian operators, focusing in particular on its algebraic aspects. We show that a pseudo–difference Hamiltonian operator can be represented as a ratio AB−1 of two difference operators with coefficients from a difference field F, where A is preHamiltonian. A difference operator A is called preHamiltonian if its image is a Lie subalgebra with respect to the Lie bracket of evolutionary vector fields on F. The definition of a rational Hamiltonian operator can be reformulated in terms of its factors which simplifies the theory and makes it useful for applications. In particular we show that for a given rational Hamiltonian operator H in order to find a second Hamiltonian operator K compatible with H one only needs to find a preHamiltonian pair A and B such that K = AB−1H is skew-symmetric. We apply our theory to study multi Hamiltonian structures of Narita-Itoh-Bogayavlensky and AdlerPostnikov equations.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1088/1361-6544/ab5912
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science)
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: Jing Ping Wang
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2019 16:28 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2022 03:28 UTC
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