Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

G. Alberti

Variational Models for Phase Transitions, an Approach via Gamma-Convergence

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lecture notes

Inserted: 5 sep 1998
Last Updated: 6 mar 2007

Year: 1998

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