Amy Novick Cohen - Surface diffusion, and surface diffusion coupled with mean curvature motion

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 13:00
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Amy Novick-Cohen

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Surface diffusion as well as mean curvature motion constitute geometric motions relevant to the modelling various phenomena arising in modeling thin poly-crystalline films. We first review some special grooving solutions and traveling wave solutions. Afterwards we focus on certain composite axi-symmetric geometries; here the steady states may be described by piecing together Delaunay surfaces, and related evolutionary questions are pertinent to solid state wetting and dewetting.

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