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By Luis Caffarelli, Sandro Salsa

Unfastened or relocating boundary difficulties look in lots of parts of study, geometry, and utilized arithmetic. a standard instance is the evolving interphase among an excellent and liquid part: if we all know the preliminary configuration good sufficient, we must always be capable of reconstruct its evolution, specifically, the evolution of the interphase. during this e-book, the authors current a sequence of rules, equipment, and strategies for treating the main easy problems with this type of challenge. specifically, they describe the very primary instruments of geometry and genuine research that make this attainable: homes of harmonic and caloric measures in Lipschitz domain names, a relation among parallel surfaces and elliptic equations, monotonicity formulation and stress, and so on. The instruments and ideas provided right here will function a foundation for the research of extra advanced phenomena and difficulties. This e-book turns out to be useful for supplementary analyzing or can be a great self sustaining learn textual content. it really is appropriate for graduate scholars and researchers drawn to partial differential equations.

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Assume that the cone Γ(θ, e) ⊂ H(ν) and for 4. 3. The enlarged cone. ¯ e) put any σ ∈ Γ(θ, E(σ) = π − α(σ, ν) . 2 Moreover, for a small positive μ put ρ(σ) = |σ|μ sin(E(σ)) , Sμ = Bρ(σ) (σ) . ¯ σ∈Γ(θ,e) Then, there exist θ¯ and λ = λ(μ, θ0 ) < 1 such that ¯ e¯) ⊂ Sμ Γ(θ, e) ⊂ Γ(θ, and π π ¯ −θ ≤λ −θ . 2 2 Proof. Put δ = π 2 − θ and let σ1 , σ2 (unit vectors) be the two generatrices of Γ(θ, e) belonging to span{ν, e}. Suppose that σ1 is the nearest to ν of the two. 5) α(σ1 , ν) ≤ − 2θ , α(σ2 , ν) ≤ .

14) follows. Assume now ii b)*. 9) hold; we want to show that G(α, β) ≥ 0. If not, G(α, β) < 0 and, for a small ε > 0, G(α + 2ε, β) < 0. 14) with α ¯ = α + 2ε and β¯ = β give u+ (x) ≥ (α + 2ε) x − x0 , ν + + o(|x − x0 |) . Contradiction. Analogously one can check that ii a) and ii a)* are equivalent. 38 2. 1 Remark. As we have seen, viscosity solutions can be characterized in different ways. The definition is clearly closed under uniform limits. The disadvantage is that it could produce undesirable solutions, like − u(x) = α1 x+ 1 + α2 x1 with any α1 , α2 such that G(α1 , 0) ≤ 0 , G(α2 , 0) ≤ 0 .

Then, on one hand |∂Br (xkj )| ≤ cRn−1 k,j by the argument above with ε = r. On the other hand |∂Br (xkj )| ≥ crjn−1 k again by the above discussion with R = rj . This implies H n−1 (F (u) ∩ Brj (xj )) ≥ crjn−1 ≥ cr n−1 and the last equivalence follows easily. 20) Δu = gH n−1 F (u) on B1/2 with g H n−1 -measurable on F (u) ∩ B1/2 and 0 ≤ c ≤ g ≤ C. Clearly g = u+ ν in the sense of measures: ∇u · ∇ϕ = − B1/2 ϕg dH n−1 F (u)∩B1/2 ∀ ϕ ∈ C0∞ (B1/2 ) . By combining Lipschitz continuity and non degeneracy with the monotonicity formula it is possible to prove other useful properties of topological nature.

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