Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory
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Regularity of free boundaries in anisotropic capillarity problems and the validity of Young's law

Guido De Philippis (SISSA)

created by dicastro on 12 Apr 2014

16 apr 2014 -- 17:00   [open in google calendar]

Aula Riunioni - Department of Mathematics, University of Pisa

Abstract.

Local volume-constrained minimizers in anisotropic capillarity problems develop free boundaries on the walls of their containers. We prove the regularity of the free boundary outside a negligible set, showing in particular the validity of Young’s law at almost every point (joint with Francesco Maggi).

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