Quasi-periodic solutions in twist mappings. A variational approach.

Series: 
Dynamical Systems Working Seminar
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 15:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 154
,  
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
Organizer: 
We will present an introduction to the results of S. Aubry and J. Mather who used variational methods to prove the existence of quasi-periodic orbits in twist mappings and in some models appearing in solid state Physics.