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05/06/2021 - Seminar Talk - Shock formation for the 3d Euler equations

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00

Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Seminar (MTPS):

Shock formation for the 3d Euler equations

Vlad Vicol (NYU)

Abstract:  In this talk, I will discuss the shock formation process for the 3d compressible Euler equations, in which sounds waves interact with entropy waves to produce vorticity. Smooth solutions form a generic stable shock with explicitly computable blowup time, location, and direction. Our method establishes the asymptotic stability of a generic shock profile in modulated self-similar variables, controlling the interaction of three distinct wave families.
This is based on joint work with T. Buckmaster and S. Shkoller.

Please note the unusual time of this lecture! May 6, 2021, 16:00-17:00 (online)


Talks organized by Stefan Kettemann, Sören Petrat, and Peter Schupp

Usual time: Thursdays, 13:00-14:00

Location: for most of the semester the seminar will be online (access data will be sent around to the mailing list shortly before the talks; please write an email to Sören Petrat (s.petrat [at] for the access data to specific talks or to be added to the mailing list).
All times are German time zone.