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1.1 The equations motivated by quantum state-reduction
1.2 Some analytical properties of the S-N equations
1.2.1 Existence and uniqueness
1.2.2 Rescaling
1.2.3 Lagrangian form
1.2.4 Conserved quantities
1.2.5 Lie point symmetries
1.2.6 Dispersion
1.3 Analytic results about the time-independent case
1.3.1 Existence and uniqueness
1.3.2 Variational formulation
1.3.3 Negativity of the energy-eigenvalue
1.4 Plan of thesis
1.5 Conclusion
2.1 The equations
2.2 Computing the spherically-symmetric stationary states
2.2.1 Runge-Kutta integration
2.3 Approximations to the energy of the bound states
3.1 Linearising the S-N equations
3.2 Separating the O( ) equations
3.3 Boundary Conditions
3.4 Restriction on the possible eigenvalues
3.5 An inequality on Re(λ)
4.1 The method
4.2 The perturbation about the ground state
4.3 Perturbation about the second state
the scales
4.4 Perturbation about the higher order states
4.5 Bound on real part of the eigenvalues
4.6 Testing the numerical method by using Runge-Kutta in-
Kutta integration; compare with figure 4.3
4.7 Conclusion
Runge-Kutta integration; compare with figure 4.4
Runge-Kutta integration; compare with figure 4.10
using Runge-Kutta integration; compare with figure 4.11
5.1 The problem
5.3 Conditions on the time and space steps
5.4 Boundary conditions and sponges
5.5 Solution of the Schr¨odinger equation with zero potential
5.6 Schr¨odinger equation with a trial fixed potential
5.7 Numerical evolution of the S-N equations
5.8 Checks on the evolution of S-N equations
5.9 Mesh dependence of the methods
5.10 Large time behaviour of solutions
6.1 Testing the sponges
6.2 Evolution of the ground state
6.3 Evolution of the higher states
6.3.1 Evolution of the second state
6.3.2 Evolution of the third state
6.4 Evolution of an arbitrary spherically symmetric Gaus-
Evolution of third state
6.4.1 Evolution of the shell while changing v
6.4.2 Evolution of the shell while changing a
6.4.3 Evolution of the shell while changing σ
6.5 Conclusion
The axisymmetric S-N equations
7.1 The problem
7.2 The axisymmetric equations
7.3 Finding axisymmetric stationary solutions
7.4 Axisymmetric stationary solutions
7.5 Time-dependent solutions
8.1 The problem
8.2 The equations
8.3 Sponge factors on a square grid
8.4 Evolution of dipole-like state
8.5 Spinning Solution of the two-dimensional equations
8.6 Conclusion
Fortran programs
A.1 Program to calculate the bound states for the S-N equa-
Matlab programs
B.1 Chapter 2 Programs
B.1.2 Programs to calculate stationary state by Jones et al method
B.2 Chapter 4 Programs
B.2.1 Program for solving the Schr¨odinger equation
B.2.2 Program for solving the O( ) perturbation problem
B.2.3 Program for the calculation of (4.10)
B.3 Chapter 6 Programs
B.3.1 Evolution program
B.3.2 Fourier transformation program
B.4 Chapter 7 Programs
B.4.1 Programs for solving the axisymmetric stationary state problem
B.4.2 Evolution programs for the axisymmetric case
B.5 Chapter 8 Programs
B.5.1 Evolution programs for the two dimensional S-N equations
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