Global existence for quasilinear wave equations close to Schwarzschild

Monday, November 23, 2015 -
3:15pm to 4:30pm
We study the quasilinear wave equation $[g] u = 0$, where the metric $g$ depends on $u$ and equals the Schwarzschild metric when u is identically 0. Under a couple of extra assumptions on the metric $g$ near the trapped set and the light cone, we prove global existence of solutions. This is joint work with Hans Lindblad.
Mihai Tohaneanu
University of Kentucky
Event Location: 
Fine Hall 110