School Seminars and Colloquia

Mean curvature flow with a forcing term in Minkowski space

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Mark Aarons

Institution: National Australia Bank (previously Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics and the Free University Berlin)
Date: Mon 9th May 2005
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract: We study the forced mean curvature flow in Minkowski space and
prove longtime existence of solutions. When the initial data "goes null"
in at least two directions and satisfies a mild barrier assumption, we
prove convergence to constant mean curvature. When the initial data
intersects only spacelike infinity, we prove convergence to a soliton

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