Seminars & Colloquia Calendar
Uniform limits of thin sheets of conductors
Michael Vogelius - Rutgers University
Location: Hill 705
Date & time: Thursday, 14 February 2019 at 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Abstract: In this talk I shall derive uniformly valid boundary conditions for the effect of thin sheets of conductors. The novelty is that this boundary condition is valid uniformly in the conductivity of the thin sheet -- that is, it models the infinitely conducting situation, and the perfectly insulating situation as well all situations in between -- uniformly as the thickness of the sheet approaches zero. I shall discuss the variational techniques that go into a rigorous justification of this boundary condition.