Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems
March 2018 , Volume 38 , Issue 3
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We study the existence of a class of inverse integrating factor for a family of non-formally integrable systems whose lowest-degree quasi-homogeneous term is a Hamiltonian vector field. Once the existence of an inverse integrating factor is established, we study the systems having a center. Among others, we characterize the centers of the perturbations of the system
We prove a sharp estimate up to a logarithmic factor on the rate of equidistribution of coordinate horocycle flows on
We consider various notions from the theory of dynamical systems from a topological point of view. Many of these notions can be sensibly defined either in terms of (finite) open covers or uniformities. These Hausdorff or uniform versions coincide in compact Hausdorff spaces and are equivalent to the standard definition stated in terms of a metric in compact metric spaces.
We show for example that in a Tychonoff space, transitivity and dense periodic points imply (uniform) sensitivity to initial conditions. We generalise Bryant's result that a compact Hausdorff space admitting a $c$-expansive homeomorphism in the obvious uniform sense is metrizable. We study versions of shadowing, generalising a number of well-known results to the topological setting, and internal chain transitivity, showing for example that $ω$-limit sets are (uniform) internally chain transitive and weak incompressibility is equivalent to (uniform) internal chain transitivity in compact spaces.
The goal of this paper is to put together several techniques in handling dynamical systems on zero-dimensional spaces, such as array representation, inverse limit representation, or Bratteli-Vershik representation. We describe how one can switch from one representation to another. We also briefly review some more recent related notions: symbolic extensions, symbolic extensions with an embedding, and uniform generators. We devote a great deal of attention to marker techniques and we use them to prove two types of results: one concerning entropy and vertical data compression, and another, about the existence of isomorphic minimal models for aperiodic systems. We also introduce so-called decisiveness of Bratteli-Vershik systems and give for it a sufficient condition.
We concern with the global existence and large time behavior of compressible fluids (including the inviscid gases, viscid gases, and Boltzmann gases) in an infinitely expanding ball. Such a problem is one of the interesting models in studying the theory of global smooth solutions to multidimensional compressible gases with time dependent boundaries and vacuum states at infinite time. Due to the conservation of mass, the fluid in the expanding ball becomes rarefied and eventually tends to a vacuum state meanwhile there are no appearances of vacuum domains in any part of the expansive ball, which is easily observed in finite time. In this paper, as the second part of our three papers, we will confirm this physical phenomenon for the compressible viscid fluids by obtaining the exact lower and upper bound on the density function.
We consider a threshold-type algorithm for curvature-dependent motions (CDM for short) of hypersurfaces. This algorithm was numerically studied by Kimura - Notsu [
We proved the local well-posedness for the power-type nonlinear semi-relativistic or half-wave equation (NLHW) in Sobolev spaces. Our proofs are mainly based on the contraction mapping argument using Strichartz estimates. We also apply the technique of Christ-Colliander-Tao in [
Uniform hyperbolicity is a strong chaotic property which holds, in particular, for Sinai billiards. In this paper, we consider the case of a nonflat billiard, that is, a Riemannian surface with boundary. Each trajectory follows the geodesic flow in the interior of the billiard, and bounces when it meets the boundary. We give a sufficient condition for a nonflat billiard to be uniformly hyperbolic. As a particular case, we obtain a new criterion to show that a closed surface has an Anosov geodesic flow.
In this article we investigate a first order reparametrization-invariant Sobolev metric on the space of immersed curves. Motivated by applications in shape analysis where discretizations of this infinite-dimensional space are needed, we extend this metric to the space of Lipschitz curves, establish the wellposedness of the geodesic equation thereon, and show that the space of piecewise linear curves is a totally geodesic submanifold. Thus, piecewise linear curves are natural finite elements for the discretization of the geodesic equation. Interestingly, geodesics in this space can be seen as soliton solutions of the geodesic equation, which were not known to exist for reparametrization-invariant Sobolev metrics on spaces of curves.
In this paper we prove the convergence of a Crank-Nicolson type Galerkin finite element scheme for the initial value problem associated to the Benjamin-Ono equation. The proof is based on a recent result for a similar discrete scheme for the Korteweg-de Vries equation and utilizes a local smoothing effect to bound the
In this paper, weak uniqueness of hypoelliptic stochastic differential equation with Hölder drift is proved when the Hölder exponent is strictly greater than 1/3. This result then "extends" to a weak framework the previous works [
The approach is based on martingale problem formulation of Stroock and Varadhan and so on smoothing properties of the associated PDE which is, in the current setting, degenerate.
In this paper, we consider a Maxwell-Chern-Simons model with anomalous magnetic moment. Our main goal is to show the existence and uniqueness of topological type solutions to this problem on a flat two torus for any configuration of vortex points. Moreover, we also discuss about the stability of topological solutions.
We study the long-time dynamics of a coupled system consisting of the 2D Navier-Stokes equations and full von Karman elasticity equations. We show that this problem generates an evolution semigroup $S_t$ possessing a compact finite-dimensional global attractor.
In this paper, we investigate the pointwise behavior of the solution for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations with mixed boundary condition in half space. Our results show that the leading order of Green's function for the linear system in half space are heat kernels propagating with sound speed in two opposite directions and reflected heat kernel (due to the boundary effect) propagating with positive sound speed. With the strong wave interactions, the nonlinear analysis exhibits the rich wave structure: the diffusion waves interact with each other and consequently, the solution decays with algebraic rate.
We study the equations
We prove an energy inequality for nonlocal diffusion operators of the following type, and some of its generalisations:
An approach towards apriori interior
In this paper, we study the following fourth order elliptic problem with a negative nonlinearity :
This article studies the three-dimensional regularized Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) equations. Using the approach of energy equations, the authors prove that the associated process possesses a pullback attractor. Then they establish the unique existence of the family of invariant Borel probability measures which is supported by the pullback attractor.
This paper is concerned with the Cauchy problem of the Klein-Gordon-Zakharov system with very low regularity initial data. We prove the bilinear estimates which are crucial to get the local in time well-posedness. The estimates are established by the Fourier restriction norm method. We utilize the nonlinear version of the classical Loomis-Whitney inequality.
We consider the problem
We consider the Fife-Greenlee problem
The incompressible Euler equations on a compact Riemannian manifold
We show that any quadratic ODE
Motivated by the question whether higher-order nonlinear model equations, which go beyond the Camassa-Holm regime of moderate amplitude waves, could point us to new types of waves profiles, we study the traveling wave solutions of a quasilinear evolution equation which models the propagation of shallow water waves of large amplitude. The aim of this paper is a complete classification of its traveling wave solutions. Apart from symmetric smooth, peaked and cusped solitary and periodic traveling waves, whose existence is well-known for moderate amplitude equations like Camassa-Holm, we obtain entirely new types of singular traveling waves: periodic waves which exhibit singularities on both crests and troughs simultaneously, waves with asymmetric peaks, as well as multi-crested smooth and multi-peaked waves with decay. Our approach uses qualitative tools for dynamical systems and methods for integrable planar systems.
Based on recent well-posedness results in Sobolev (or Besov spaces) for periodic solutions to the Fornberg-Whitham equations we investigate here the questions of wave breaking and blow-up for these solutions. We show first that finite maximal life time of a solution necessarily leads to wave breaking. Second, we prove that for a certain class of initial wave profiles the corresponding solutions do indeed blow-up in finite time.
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