
SIGMA 2 (2006), 064, 4 pages nlin.SI/0408027
https://doi.org/10.3842/SIGMA.2006.064
On a 'Mysterious' Case of a Quadratic Hamiltonian
Sergei Sakovich
Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, 220072 Minsk, Belarus
Received June 02, 2006, in final form July 18, 2006; Published online July 28, 2006
Abstract
We show that one of the five cases of a quadratic
Hamiltonian, which were recently selected by Sokolov and Wolf who
used the KovalevskayaLyapunov test, fails to pass the
Painlevé test for integrability.
Key words:
Hamiltonian system; nonintegrability; singularity analysis.
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