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using Dsolve for equation: y'' + |y|^2y=ay

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  • Subject: [mg84385] using Dsolve for equation: y'' + |y|^2y=ay
  • From: kem <kemelmi at gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:51:04 -0500 (EST)

Hi,

Is it possible to use DSolve to solve the equation:  y'' + |y|^2
y=ay    ?

DSolve[y''[x] + Abs[y[x]]^2 y[x] - a y[x] == 0, y[x], x]

gives some strange solution with symbols like K$1764^2

thanks


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