Global well-posedness for a smoluchowski equation coupled with navier-stokes equations in 2D

P. Constantin, Nader Masmoudi

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We prove global existence for a nonlinear Smoluchowski equation (a nonlinear Fokker-Planck equation) coupled with Navier-Stokes equations in 2d. The proof uses a deteriorating regularity estimate in the spirit of [5] (see also [1]).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-191
Number of pages13
JournalCommunications in Mathematical Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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