Exponential convergence to the Maxwell distribution of solutions of spatially inhomogenous Boltzmann equations

Analysis Seminar
Topic:Exponential convergence to the Maxwell distribution of solutions of spatially inhomogenous Boltzmann equations
Speaker:Gang Zhou
Affiliation:California Institute of Technology
Date:Monday, April 25
Time/Room:4:00pm - 5:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/analysis/2016/0425-Zhou

In this talk I will present a recent proof of a conjecture of C. Villani, namely the exponential convergence of solutions of spatially inhomogenous Boltzmann equations, with hard sphere potentials, to some equilibriums, called Maxwellians.