Existence of Positive Solutions to Stochastic Thin-Film Equations

@article{Fischer2018ExistenceOP,
  title={Existence of Positive Solutions to Stochastic Thin-Film Equations},
  author={Julian Fischer and G{\"u}nther Gr{\"u}n},
  journal={SIAM J. Math. Anal.},
  year={2018},
  volume={50},
  pages={411-455}
}
We construct martingale solutions to stochastic thin-film equations by introducing a (spatial) semidiscretization and establishing convergence. The discrete scheme allows for variants of the energy and entropy estimates in the continuous setting as long as the discrete energy does not exceed certain threshold values depending on the spatial grid size $h$. Using a stopping time argument to prolongate high-energy paths constant in time, arbitrary moments of coupled energy/entropy functionals can… 

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