Experiments on Waves.

       We gratefully acknowldege financial support from the

National Science Foundation (NSF-DMS#9972210, NSF-DMS#0139847, DMS-0708352), the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Sloan Foundation.  


One-dimensional propagation.

Collisions of Solitary Waves

Stabilizing the Benjamin-Feir Instability
    Poster Slides
    Manuscript (pdf)


The 1d tank
Exponential Wave Paddle
Dana Pheiff (REU student)
Ming Yi (State College High)

Two-dimensional propagation.

J. Fluid Mech. (2005), vol. 532, pp. 1–52.

J. Fluid Mech. (2006), vol. 559, pp. 413–427.

J. Fluid Mech. (2010), vol. 658, pp. 247–278.

Poster Slides


Typical Wave Patterns
Waves at an Angle
Aaron Naber (REU student)
Haink Tu (REU student)