Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory
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On the Convergence of the Cahn-Hilliard equation

Matteo Novaga (Dip. Mat. Univ. Pisa)

created by magnani on 24 Feb 2012

29 feb 2012 -- 17:00   [open in google calendar]

Sala Seminari, Department of Mathematics, Pisa University

Abstract.

We consider the Cahn-Hilliard equation in one space dimension and we show the convergence to a Stefan problem, as the scaling parameter tends to zero. The proof is based on variational methods and exploits the gradient flow structure of the Cahn-Hilliard equation.

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