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Title: Deriving amplitude equations via evolutionary [Gamma]-convergence
Authors: Mielke, Alexander
Issue Date: 2014
Published in: Preprint / Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik , Volume 1914, ISSN 0946-8633
Publisher: Berlin : Weierstraß-Institut für Angewandte Analysis und Stochastik
Abstract: We discuss the justification of the GinzburgLandau equation with real coefficients as an amplitude equation for the weakly unstable one-dimensional SwiftHohenberg equation. In contrast to classical justification approaches we employ the method of evolutionary [Gamma]-convergence by reformulating both equation as gradient systems. Using a suitable linear transformation we show [Gamma]-convergence of the associated energies in suitable function spaces. The limit passage of the time-dependent problem relies on the recent theory of evolutionary variational inequalities for families of uniformly convex functionals as developed by Daneri and Savare 2010. In the case of a cubic energy it suffices that the initial conditions converge strongly in L2, while for the case of a quadratic nonlinearity we need to impose weak convergence in H1. However, we do not need wellpreparedness of the initial conditions.
Keywords: Ginzburg-Landau equation; Swift-Hohenberg equation; gradient systems; Gamma convergence; evolutionary variational inequality
DDC: 510
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