Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 3 (1996)

Number 4

On Hele-Shaw models with surface tension

Pages: 467 – 474

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/MRL.1996.v3.n4.a5

Authors

Joachim Escher (University of Basel)

Gieri Simonett (Vanderbilt University)

Abstract

It is shown that surface tension effects on the free boundary have a regularizing effect for Hele-Shaw models, which implies existence and uniqueness of classical solutions for general initial domains.

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