Inserted: 5 sep 1998
Last Updated: 6 mar 2007
Published in "Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations" (G. Buttazzo et al. eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2000
This paper is an extended version of the lecture delivered at the Summer School "Differential Equations and Calculus of Variations" (Pisa, September 16-28, 1996), and contains an introduction to the theory of Gamma-convergence and in particular to the Modica-Mortola theorem.
Keywords: Gamma-convergence, singular perturbations, Cahn-Hilliard model