Colloquium

Speaker: | Prof. Yoshikazu Giga (University of Tokyo) |

Title: | On growth speed of a birth-spread model for two-dimensional nucleation on a crystal surface |

Time: | 2017-01-05 (Thu.) 15:00 - 16:00 |

Place: | Auditorium, 6 Floor, Institute of Mathematics (NTU Campus) |

Abstract: | We are interested in growth of a crystal surface by nucleation and propagation. One typical model is formulated as a level-set equation of an eikonal-curvature flow equation with an external source term representing nucleation effects. We shall study a large-time behavior of such an equation. Although there are many studies for large-time behavior of solution of the Hamilton-Jacobi equations or strictly parabolic equations, our equation is not yet studied because of special degeneracy of the parabolicity. We show that large-time behavior depends on the shape of support of the external source term when it is a characteristic function. This is a joint work with H. Mitake (Hiroshima) and H. Tran (Wisconsin). |

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