Almost Global Solutions for Incompressible Elasticity in 2D

Non-equilibrium Dynamics and Random Matrices
Topic:Almost Global Solutions for Incompressible Elasticity in 2D
Speaker:Zhen Lei
Affiliation:Fudan University; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Tuesday, February 25
Time/Room:3:00pm - 4:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/nedrm/2014/0225-ZhenLei

The systems of elasticity in 2D are wave-type equations with two different propagation speeds at a linear level. Due to the incompressibility, the system is nonlocal and is not Lorentz invariant, but it is inherently linear degenerate. We talk about its long time existence of classical solutions.