harmonic maps with free boundaries and applications

harmonic maps with free boundaries and applications

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Yannick Sire, Johns Hopkins University
Fine Hall 401

In-Person Talk 

*Special DGGA Seminar*

I will discuss several new progress in the understanding of harmonic maps with free boundaries and their link to minimal surfaces and spectral geometry. I will discuss the flow approach to the existence of such maps and develop some interesting applications to liquid crystals.