Curvature evolution of nonconvex lens-shaped domains

  title={Curvature evolution of nonconvex lens-shaped domains},
  author={Giovanni Bellettini and Matteo Novaga},
Abstract We study the curvature flow of planar nonconvex lens-shaped domains, considered as special symmetric networks with two triple junctions. We show that the evolving domain becomes convex in finite time; then it shrinks homothetically to a point, as proved in [Schnürer, Azouani, Georgi, Hell, Jangle, Köller, Marxen, Ritthaler, Sáez, Schulze and Smith, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc.]. Our theorem is the analog of the result of Grayson [J. Diff. Geom. 26: 285–314, 1987] for curvature flow of… Expand

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