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April  2017, 37(4): 2065-2075. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2017088

## Long-time stability of small FPU solitary waves

 1 Department of Applied Mathematics, Western University, London, ON, N6A 3K7, Canada 2 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada

Received  February 2016 Revised  November 2016 Published  December 2016

Fund Project: The work of A. Khan was performed during MSc program at McMaster University in 2013-2015. The work of D.E. Pelinovsky is supported by the NSERC grant. The authors thank E. Dumas, T. Penati, and G. Schneider for discussions and collaborations.

Small-amplitude waves in the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) lattice with weakly anharmonic interaction potentialsare described by the generalized Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation. Justification of the small-amplitudeapproximation is usually performed on the time scale, for which dynamics of the KdV equation is defined.We show how to extend justification analysis on longer time intervals provided dynamics of the generalized KdVequation is globally well-posed in Sobolev spaces and either the Sobolev norms are globally boundedor they grow at most polynomially. The time intervals are extended respectively by the logarithmic or double logarithmic factorsin terms of the small amplitude parameter. Controlling the approximation error on longer time intervalsallows us to deduce nonlinear metastability of small FPU solitary waves from orbital stability of the KdV solitary waves.

Citation: Amjad Khan, Dmitry E. Pelinovsky. Long-time stability of small FPU solitary waves. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems - A, 2017, 37 (4) : 2065-2075. doi: 10.3934/dcds.2017088
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