Mathematical Research Letters

Volume 3 (1996)

Number 4

On Hele-Shaw models with surface tension

Pages: 467 – 474



Joachim Escher (University of Basel)

Gieri Simonett (Vanderbilt University)


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.

Published 1 January 1996