Dynamics and Analysis of some Degenerate 4th order PDEs related to crystal evolution

Series: 
PDE Seminar
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 006
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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Organizer: 
We discuss the derivation and analysis of a family of 4th order nonlinear PDEs that arise in the study of crystal evolution.  This is joint work with Jon Weare, Jianfeng Lu, Dio Margetis, Jian-Guo Liu and Anya Katsevich.