The new streamline diffusion for the 3D coupled Schrodinger equations with a cross-phase modulation

Davood Rostamy


We study the new streamline diffusion finite element method for treating the three dimensional coupled nonlinear Schrodinger equation. We derive stability estimates and optimal convergence rates. Moreover, an a priori error estimate is obtained and we compare the corresponding optimal convergence rate for popular numerical methods such as conservative finite difference, semi-implicit finite difference, semi-discrete finite element and the time-splitting spectral method. We justify the advantage of the streamline diffusion method versus the some numerical methods with some examples. Test problems are presented to verify the efficiency and accuracy of the method. The results reveal that the proposed scheme is very effective, convenient and quite accurate for such considered problems rather than other methods.

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Streamline diffusion methods, coupled nonlinear Schrodinger equations, finite element, stability, convergence analysis

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