Global well posedness and scattering for the cubic nonlinear wave equation

Global well posedness and scattering for the cubic nonlinear wave equation

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Ben Dodson , Johns Hopkins University
Fine Hall 314

In this talk we discuss the defocusing, cubic nonlinear wave equation. We prove scattering for radially symmetric, nearly sharp initial data. We do not assume an a priori bound on the critical norm. We prove this by studying the wave equation in hyperbolic coordinates.