### Abstract

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 language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 179-191 |

Number of pages | 13 |

Journal | Communications in Mathematical Physics |

Volume | 278 |

Issue number | 1 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Feb 1 2008 |

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### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Mathematical Physics